3 direct payments going out in June between $99 and $1,000 – see if your state is on the list for ‘basic necessities’The Chronicles of YesterdayNewsBreak Contributor
Multiple dogs critical or dead after visiting Parker dog parkNatasha LovatoNewsBreak Contributor
Legal tent villages, tiny homes, homeless parking lots become permanent in DenverDavid HeitzNewsBreak Contributor
Get a Taste of ArvadaDanielle DascalosNewsBreak Contributor
Denver spends $500,000 to train immigrant childhood providersDavid HeitzNewsBreak Contributor
Best sopaipillas in Denver, according to reviews
You don't have to wait on Casa Bonita for a good sopaipilla; here are the best rated restaurants with sopaipillas in the Denver metro area.
Prosecutors charge mom in death of 5-year-old daughter
AURORA, Colo. — The woman accused of causing the death of her 5-year-old daughter was formally charged Tuesday morning. Alexus Nelson, 27, appeared in Arapahoe County District Court where she learned of the charges against her. They include:. Child abuse - knowing/reckless causing death. Tampering with a deceased human...
1 of 3 suspects pleads guilty in killing of teen girl
DENVER — A woman who was accused of repeatedly lying to investigators about what she knew about the killing of a 17-year-old girl pleaded guilty Monday. Jasmine Rivas-Hernandez was found dead by officers on March 26, 2022 after a caller reported a woman on the ground in the 1500 block of North Quebec Street. Investigators determined she died from a gunshot wound to her torso, police said. She also had a pair of headphones tied around her ankles, according to the arrest affidavit.
5 vehicles get stuck on flooded roadway in Colorado
Heavy rain rolled through the Denver-metro area on Monday at about 4:00 p.m., resulting in five vehicles getting stuck on a flooded roadway in Arvada. According to Arvada Fire, about a foot of flood water accumulated on West 58th Avenue and Simms Street yesterday evening, trapping the five vehicles. Five occupants were reportedly able to self-rescue, and one had to be rescued by raft.
2 men found dead after police don't respond to call
The family of Qualin Campbell said police did not respond in a timely manner to an emergency call surrounding a hostage situation. Vicente Arenas reports live from the scene. 2 men found dead after police don’t respond to call. The family of Qualin Campbell said police did not respond...
3 direct payments going out in June between $99 and $1,000 – see if your state is on the list for ‘basic necessities’
June 2023 marks a significant month for residents of New Mexico, Delaware, and Colorado, as direct payments, ranging from $99 to $1,000, begin hitting bank accounts. This extraordinary gesture results from budget windfalls in these three states, aiming to provide some relief amidst rising living costs. Here, we delve deeper into each state's initiatives, illustrating how they are bolstering basic necessities and their wider implications.
Moving family’s stolen truck and trailer found
The truck is disheveled inside. The enclosed trailer burned to the ground. But fortunately, some family valuables were recovered.
Legal tent villages, tiny homes, homeless parking lots become permanent in Denver
Legal tent villages, tiny homes and safe parking communities for people experiencing homelessness became permanent in Denver Monday as the City Council codified their use. Councilmember Amanda Sawyer voted against the legal tent villages. She said requiring people opposed to the sites to appeal to the zoning board of adjustment is unfair. She said people in historically redlined communities can't afford to hire a lawyer.
Photos: Floods and hail hit the Denver metro area
Another round of rain and storms on Monday dropped hail and caused street flooding around the Denver metro area.
4-year-old walks out of Woodland Park preschool unnoticed
A daycare director has been cited after a little boy walked out the front doors of his preschool in Woodland Park, going unnoticed for nearly 15 minutes.
Unusual weather pattern over Colorado brings humidity and ongoing chances for more rain
It will continue to feel uncharacteristically humid in Colorado through the upcoming week as moisture from the Gulf of Mexico streams into Colorado. The moisture will also fuel daily showers and thunderstorms.The weather setup over the country is somewhat rare and when it does happen, it doesn't usually linger more than few days. But the current weather pattern has been in place for more than week and will continue for at least another week.A large ridge of high pressure is centered of North Dakota while a low pressure system is over southern California. Clockwise flow around the high and counterclockwise...
Will the E-470 toll road ever be a free road when the bonds are paid off?
Jamie from Aurora writes, “What's driving you crazy? When E470 was first built, it was sold as a toll road and once the bonds were paid off, it would become a non-toll road. This is similar to US 36."
Woman sentenced for role in fatal shooting of teen girl
DENVER — One of two women charged in connection with the fatal shooting of a 16-year-old girl in Denver's Five Point's neighborhood in March 2022 was sentenced Monday for her role in the crime. Gabrielle James, 24, pleaded to an accessory charge in February and on Monday was sentenced...
The greatest comebacks in Colorado men’s basketball history
Last month, we brought you the biggest comebacks in Colorado football history. Now, it’s time for the men’s basketball team to shine. The Buffs suffered a down season in 2022-23 and while that was a rarity in the Tad Boyle era, all eyes will be looking at next year’s squad, which features a good deal of both returning and incoming talent. Nothing beats the intrigue and suspense that comes with college basketball, especially during March Madness. Read on to see which games, including one that came in the postseason, made our list of the biggest comebacks in Colorado men’s basketball history: 18 points:...
Only one state ranks higher than Colorado for the rate of Latinos killed by police
Colorado had the second-highest rate of Latinos killed by law enforcement — .49 per 100,000 residents in 2020 — according to new data reviewed by Axios.The state trailed only New Mexico, which has the largest percentage of Hispanic residents in the country.Why it matters: It's been three years since George Floyd was murdered by Minneapolis police, resulting in a worldwide racial reckoning and protests against police brutality, including in Denver.But little data exists on how police violence affects Latinos, Axios' Russell Contreras reports.Latinos killed by law enforcement nationwide hit .26 per 100,000 residents in 2020, up from .18 in 2011...
Gunfire erupts at Denver apartment building, injuring 1
DENVER — A disturbance early Sunday morning at a Denver apartment complex left one person wounded, several units pocked with gunshots and flooded, a stairwell splattered with blood, and residents with a lot more questions than answers. The trouble began a little before 2 a.m. Sunday at Cortland on...
Denver accused of ignoring complaints about homeless machete attacker
The machete attack happened two days after a clinic manager complained to Denver about a homeless tent near the front door, whose occupant threatened violence when asked to move.
Iconic Drive In Theatre In Colorado To Permanently Close After 50 Years
In a surprise to those who have supported this Colorado staple for over 50 years, it's been announced by the city that one of Colorado's last remaining Drine-In Theatres will be closing down for good in 2023. Popular Colorado Drive-In Theatre To Close. The old saying "all good things must...
Final day for Denver mayoral race
Tuesday is the last day you can drop your ballot off for Denver's mayoral runoff. Tuesday is the last day you can drop your ballot off for Denver's mayoral runoff. Denver election officials said it's all hands on deck at the office on this Election Day. Denver voters will choose a new mayor for the first time in 12 years. Carly Moore reports.
Late-Night Dining Isn't Dead — and It's Trying to Make a Comeback
Summer hasn't officially begun, but it feels like Denver is in for a hot one — and we're not talking about the temperature. If you've been out on the town recently, whether near Union Station or in RiNo or on South Broadway, you sense a certain energy finally returning to the city.
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