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Colorado Man Nabbed in NYC

A 25-year-old man from Colorado has been arrested in New York on charges of possessing 40 pounds of the highly potent drug fentanyl. Carlos Ramirez, of Lakewood, was arraigned Tuesday in Manhattan on charges of criminal possession of a controlled … Continue reading

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Unique Water Rights Deal

A growing Colorado community will get some of its water from a farm that will continue operating under a deal that’s believed to be the first of its kind in the state. Larimer County commissioners voted Tuesday to sell and … Continue reading

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Utah Mine Spill Suit

The state of Utah is suing Colorado mine owners and contractors for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency over a massive mine waste spill that fouled rivers in three Western states with a plume of bright-yellow wastewater tainted by arsenic, lead … Continue reading

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River Death – Downtown Denver

Authorities say one man died and another managed to fight his way back to shore after the two were swept down a fast-moving river near downtown Denver yesterday. Firefighters pulled an unconscious man from the South Platte River early Tuesday. … Continue reading

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Fire Captain Found Dead

A Louisiana fire captain who was wanted for killing his wife in Mississippi has been found dead in western Colorado. 48-year-old Rudolf “Rudi” Shoats was accused of killing his wife, 45-year-old Khristie Rollins Shoats, on Sunday. Wilkinson County, Mississippi, Sheriff … Continue reading

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Seizing Hiker Rescued

Rescuers with the Pitkin County Sheriff’s Office and Mountain Rescue Aspen had to rescue a female hiker near Crater Lake yesterday evening, and ended up having to evacuate her via helicopter due to a medical emergency. Authorities received the first … Continue reading

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John Bowlen Arrest Warrant

Legal problems are stacking up for John Bowlen, the son of Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen, following his arrest for drunken driving in California this past weekend – he’s facing trouble back here at home too. On Tuesday, an Arapahoe … Continue reading

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Final Grand Avenue Bridge Open House Today

The whole region has spent more than 2 years preparing for it. And now, with less than 2 weeks to go before the closure and demolition of the Grand Avenue Bridge, officials with the Colorado Department of Transportation are holding … Continue reading

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Body Found May Be Treasure Hunter

Investigators in Fremont County haven’t yet identified a body that was found in the Arkansas River last week, but they suspect that it may turn out to be a man who moved to Colorado to search for a box of … Continue reading

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Gateway Shooter Held on $1M Bond

The suspect who shot at multiple passing vehicles on a highway near Gateway on Sunday afternoon is behind bars in the Mesa County Jail, and likely won’t be going anywhere any time soon. 54-year-old Rick Whited is now facing five … Continue reading

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