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Gas station clerk describes truck theft & shooting in Denver

DENVER (CBS4) – Denver Police say one man was shot at a gas station near 9th Avenue and Sheridan Boulevard on Monday. Police say the victim’s injuries do not appear to be life threatening. Investigators say a suspect tried to steal the victim’s vehicle when he was paying for gas. A second suspect in a separate vehicle later ran into the victim’s vehicle, police say. An employee at the gas station was cashing out the owner of a red pickup before he darted outside. The employee says she saw a woman driving away in his truck. (credit: CBS) The truck’s owner tried to stop...
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‘This Was an Execution-Style Murder’: Colorado Man Already in Prison for Life Sentenced in Second Murder

A judge in Colorado ordered a 46-year-old man already serving a life sentence for murder to serve an additional 48 years behind bars in a second murder case. Judge Elizabeth Ann Weishaupl of the 18th Judicial District handed down the maximum sentence permitted under state law to Alexander Albayero on Friday for the January 2020 slaying of David Guerrero-Rodriguez, prosecutors announced.

Avalanche Made Funny NHL History After Winning Stanley Cup

The Colorado Avalanche made a very unique bit of NHL history on Sunday night at Amalie Arena. The Avs reached hockey’s mountaintop with a 2-1 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Final. Colorado, as is tradition when a team wins it all, was called on to congregate for a team picture on the ice, but there was a little mishap before the Avs were photographed with their shiny, new hardware.

Is Chicago Blackhawks Captain Jonathan Toews Related to Colorado Avalanche Star Devon Toews?

Two fan-favorite NHL pros share the same last name, and fans are searching for information on a possible connection between them. We are, of course, talking about Jonathan Toews and Devon Toews. Jonathan Toews is the captain of the Chicago Blackhawks, and Devon Toews is a rising star of the Colorado Avalanche. Both have a Stanley Cup win in their careers, and they have even clashed on the ice! So, are the two hockey stars related? Fans assume that Jonathan Toews and Devon Toews are brothers. But that is far from the case.

Stanley Cup Damaged During Colorado Avalanche Celebration

It didn't take long for the Colorado Avalanche to leave their mark on the Stanley Cup -- and not in a good way -- 'cause the new NHL champions dented the iconic trophy just 5 minutes into their wild celebration!!. The Avs beat the Tampa Bay Lightning in six games...

Crowds celebrating Stanley Cup win get unruly in downtown Denver

(CBS4) – Many Colorado Avalanche fans were excited in Denver after Sunday night’s Stanley Cup Final victory, but things got unruly in some parts of the city overnight. CBS4 crews captured video of people being detained near the intersection of 20th and Market Street. One person wound up being arrested on a fireworks violation. (credit: CBS) Some people could be seen throwing bottles and in some cases fires were started. Police at one point put up roadblocks to stop traffic in the area. Prior to the game, Denver Police Chief Paul Pazen called on Coloradans to act like adults and to celebrate any victories as if they have been there before. “We can do this. We have been here before. We have won the Cup before. We have won championships before. The best way to do that is to stay classy,” Pazen said.

Mother of Good Samaritan who shot cop killer and was mistakenly killed by police files lawsuit

A Colorado mother filed a federal lawsuit on Wednesday after police shot and killed her son upon mistaking him for an active shooter. On the day he was shot in June 2021, Kathleen Boleyn's son, John Hurley, pulled out his gun and went after suspect Ronald Troyke after Troyke was accused of ambushing and fatally shooting Officer Gordon Beesley, court documents obtained by Fox Television Stations have reported.

'Non-survivable' evacuation routes exist in Colorado’s most wildfire-prone areas

About a 45-minute drive west from downtown Denver, nestled in the shadow of Mount Evans, Evergreen flourishes as one of the gems of the Rocky Mountains. Its dense pine forests give way to craggy ridges that look down on creek beds winding through the dozens of Evergreen’s mountain neighborhoods, all centered on an alpine lake whose nearby landscape is dotted by boutiques, restaurants and bars.

Avalanche Stanley Cup win tied them with three famed past teams for most victories in a NHL season (regular and playoff)

The Stanley Cup Final wrapped up Sunday night with the Colorado Avalanche winning Game 6 2-1, giving them a 4-2 series victory against the two-time reigning champion Tampa Bay Lightning. That win, led by goals from Nathan MacKinnon and Artturi Lehkonen plus 22 saves from Darcy Kuemper, boosted Colorado’s remarkable playoff run this season to 16-4. And that 16th postseason win put the Avalanche in some rarified air, considering their Western Conference-best 56 wins this season. That gave them 72 combined wins in the regular season and playoffs, matching the record held by three remarkable past teams: the 1976-77 Montreal Canadiens, the 1983-84 Edmonton Oilers, and the 1995-96 Detroit Red Wings.

City of Denver to celebrate Stanley Cup victory with parade and rally

DENVER (KRDO) -- A parade and rally will be held to celebrate the Avalanche Stanley Cup victory. Thursday, the festivities will begin at 9 a.m. at Civic Center Park featuring live music, 2022 season highlight reels, live video from the parade, and more. The parade kicks off at 10 a.m. at Union Station at 17th The post City of Denver to celebrate Stanley Cup victory with parade and rally appeared first on KRDO.

Atkins wins $31m contract to improve mountain highway in Colorado

Atkins, a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group, has been awarded a six-year, $31m contract to provide design engineering services for the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) along the Floyd Hill section of the I-70 Mountain Corridor, the main route from Denver to mountain resort areas. The aim is to relieve...