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Denver hit-and-run seriously injures one person  Wed, 27 Aug 2014 06:15:50 MDT
One person was seriously injured in a Denver hit-and-run crash early Wednesday morning. 
Family of Observatory Park victim works to rebuild life for her sons  Wed, 27 Aug 2014 02:16:51 MDT
Weeks after he heard the gunshot that killed his mother, one of Kristine Kirk's little boys came to his aunt with a question. 
Denver Zoo seeks $2 fee hike to cover increased costs for animal care  Wed, 27 Aug 2014 02:14:14 MDT
Denver Zoo resident Billy the elephant eats more than 100 pounds of hay and produce every day. 
Hearing officer reinstates Denver cop accused of having sex on job  Wed, 27 Aug 2014 02:13:53 MDT
A former Denver police officer fired for having on-duty sexual liaisons with a fellow officer and for punching her lover when the relationship fell apart should be reinstated to her job, a Denver Civil Service Commission officer has ruled. 
College students, counselors would welcome shorter financial aid form  Wed, 27 Aug 2014 02:13:29 MDT
Sharing stories about parents who don't cooperate and costly mistakes, college students and counselors talked Tuesday with U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet about his plans to simplify the way students apply for financial aid. 
Audit: Colorado not monitoring psychotropics for imprisoned youths  Wed, 27 Aug 2014 02:11:41 MDT
Colorado has poor controls over the administration of powerful psychotropic medication to youths in corrections facilities, with state officials unable to show they are doing enough to monitor for harmful side effects, according to a state report released Tuesday. 
Boulder rejects "Don't Be a Lab Rat" cage after BVSD balks at teen pot campaign's prop  Wed, 27 Aug 2014 02:11:02 MDT
The city of Boulder has decided to hold off on participating in the statewide "Don't Be a Lab Rat" campaign after the Boulder Valley School District said it opposed the use of a giant metal cage to educate teens about the effects of marijuana on the developing brain. 
Inclement weather expected to hover over Denver for the next two days  Wed, 27 Aug 2014 02:07:15 MDT
August has been a "pretty moist month," and area residents can expect more of the same through Thursday, officials at the National Weather Service say. 
Federal civil rights lawsuit filed against Denver Police officers  Wed, 27 Aug 2014 02:06:53 MDT
A woman who called 911 during an argument with her boyfriend has sued police officers, claiming they bloodied her face by slamming her into a wall and an elevator door and then arrested her without cause. 
Adams County stormwater fee program under question again  Wed, 27 Aug 2014 02:05:51 MDT
Adams County's treasurer and one of its commissioners are asking for an investigation into the county's stormwater program, which started last year, after finding that it again may be riddled with errors. 
Englewood police identify suspect in vehicular homicide case  Wed, 27 Aug 2014 02:04:54 MDT
A 25-year-old man who was either high or intoxicated when he caused Friday's chain-reaction collision that killed an elderly man has been arrested for investigation of vehicular homicide, authorities say. 
Former Brush prison will not be marijuana grow after council vote  Wed, 27 Aug 2014 02:04:35 MDT
The Brush City Council has rejected a plan to allow a former medium-security prison to be used as a marijuana grow operation. 
Colorado judge denies accused terrorist's motion related to Ramadan  Wed, 27 Aug 2014 02:03:32 MDT
A federal judge has denied a motion by accused terrorist Jamshid Muhtorov to be transferred back to the Denver jail after claiming he was sent to another jail because of religious retaliation. 
Cool weather chases tortoises from exhibition  Wed, 27 Aug 2014 02:03:08 MDT
The Aspen Art Museum has removed its three iPad-toting desert tortoises at the request of a local veterinarian concerned about the town's recent streak of cold and wet weather. 
Car thieves arrested — after striking Denver Police cruiser  Tue, 26 Aug 2014 23:56:28 MDT
Two men in a stolen car got a little more than they bargained for Tuesday afternoon when they struck a Denver Police patrol car.