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Bitter cold in Denver this morning

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 13:13:46 GMT

It is a bitter cold start to the day, with temperatures in the single digits and wind chills about 10 to 30 degrees below zero!

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5 Things to Know for Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 12:52:09 GMT

Good morning! Here’s what you need to know today, Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018.

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Ex-CU star Carruth opens up after prison

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 05:10:13 GMT

Former Colorado Buffalo and Carolina Panther Rae Carruth opened up to a Charlotte, N.C. TV station about his conspiracy to murder his pregnant girlfriend after more than a dozen years in prison.

28 Sep 1996: Wide receiver Rae Carruth of the Colorado Buffaloes looks on during a game against the Texas A&M Aggies at Kyle Field in College Station, Texas. Colorado won the game, 24-10. Mandatory Credit: Jamie Squire /Allsport

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Kentucky murder suspect arrested in Colorado

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 06:08:50 GMT

A man suspected of killing three members of a Kentucky family who were found dead Monday was arrested Monday afternoon near a small town in northeast Colorado.

Edward Siddens, was arrested around 4:20 p.m. in Sedgwick, Colo., which is just south and west of borders with Nebraska. He was wanted by Kentucky State Police out of Allen County, Ky. In connection to the deaths of Jimmy Siddens, his wife, Helen Siddens, and their son, Jimmy Siddens II.

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Bride never got the photos she says she paid for

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 05:59:42 GMT

A Lakewood woman came to Denver7 with a complaint about a wedding vendor who allegedly scammed her out of hundreds of dollars and precious photos in the hopes that her story prevents others from being victimized.

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Ex-workers at 'troll farm' trust indictment

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 03:49:07 GMT

While Russian officials scoff at a U.S. indictment charging 13 Russians with meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, several people who worked at the same St. Petersburg "troll factory" say they think the criminal charges are well-founded.

MOSCOW - JANUARY 7: A Russian police officer, braving the bitter cold, patrols Red Square with the Kremlin in the background January 7, 2003 in Moscow. Temperatures fell to 27 degrees below zero Celcius (17 below zero Fahrenheit) in Moscow. (Photo by Oleg Nikishin/Getty Images)

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Trump endorses Romney for Senate bid in Utah

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 03:30:43 GMT

President Donald Trump is endorsing Mitt Romney in Utah's Senate race, another sign that the two Republicans are burying the hatchet after a fraught relationship.

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Local company makes kids bulletproof shields

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 00:56:03 GMT

 Angel Armor, a Fort Collins based company, is offering one solution to help parents protect their kids from school shootings.

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Renck: Three things I think about the Rockies

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 01:28:30 GMT

The Rockies held their first full squad workout Monday, leaving me things to consider.

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First Alert Action: Snow, cold/ slick in Denver

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 13:08:22 GMT

First Alert Action Day continues: Icy and cold, with more snow expected through tonight. 

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Girl beats H1N1, released from hospital

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 00:50:50 GMT

10-year-old Aurora girl was released from Children’s Hospital Colorado Saturday, cured of a dangerous infection that killed hundreds of thousands of people during a pandemic in 2009.

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Nurse arrested in Colo. child sex investigation

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 00:31:59 GMT

A nurse practitioner from Timnath was arrested over the weekend for investigation on child sex charges, and he could face more possible charges.

Lance Zabler, 47, was arrested Saturday by Larimer County sheriff’s deputies during a traffic stop, the Timnath Police Department told Denver7 Monday.

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Paige: Price tag for top QBs will be high

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 23:17:15 GMT

The Leonardo da Vinci painting “Salvator Mundi” sold at auction last November to an anonymous bidder for a record $450 million. Nobody I know said: “I can’t believe the guy paid that much for a da Vinci. It’s not worth anywhere near $450 mil.” Yet, I hear from people every day: “I can’t believe the Broncos would give Kirk Cousins $30 million a year. He’s not worth it.”

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Alleged fitting room peeper nabbed, video found

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 22:50:59 GMT

A man faces an invasion of privacy charge after Denver Police say a woman caught him holding his cell phone under the divider between changing rooms.

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Homeowner says appliance repair man beat him up

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 05:29:16 GMT

A homeowner said he was left with bruises and scrapes after an appliance repairman assaulted him.

Flint Vangeison

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Winter storm causing crashes, delays

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 05:28:38 GMT

A winter storm is causing treacherous road conditions in the high country.

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Here's why your street doesn't get plowed

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 01:19:05 GMT

Colorado is no stranger to snow, but that doesn’t make driving around in it any less inconvenient, especially when confronted with unplowed streets. 

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Coloradans exposed to Russia-linked propaganda

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 00:32:14 GMT

Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election exposed hundreds of thousands of Colorado voters to misinformation and propaganda through media outlets and social networks, a new analysis of Twitter data shows.

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Why are the metering lights on Parker & 225 off?

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 17:41:06 GMT

Julie from Centennial writes, "What is driving you crazy? Why are the metering lights southbound Parker Rd on to I-225 turned off?  I may be driving southbound too early/late and missing when they are on but it seems like it contributes to the traffic slowdown.      

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Houston firefighter arrested in Denver

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 15:48:45 GMT

A firefighter from Texas is out of a job after being arrested in Denver on charges of kidnapping and assault.

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7Everyday Heroes repurpose funeral flowers

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 15:08:18 GMT

We know that even a small act of kindness can have a big impact on people. 7Everyday Heroes Ginny Krause and Susan Keene are proof of that.

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Developer files concept for 81-story skyscraper

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 13:45:51 GMT

Plans for 650 17th St. became a little bit more concrete last week when the developer filed a concept with the city that calls for an 81-story mixed-use tower.

At 75 stories or more, 650 17th Street would tower over every other skyscraper in downtown Denver.

At 75 stories or more, 650 17th Street would tower over every other skyscraper in downtown Denver.

At 75 stories or more, 650 17th Street would tower over every other skyscraper in downtown Denver.

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5 Things to Know for Monday, Feb. 19, 2018

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 15:26:50 GMT

Good morning! Here’s what you need to know today, Monday, Feb. 19, 2018.

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Colo. man gets life in prison for double slaying

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 00:37:37 GMT

Prosecutors say Kaminga shot Gaytan and Williams at an Aurora apartment when he became fearful the two were going to steal a gun he had recently purchased. Kaminga left the scene and called a dispatcher to say he had shot two men in the head.

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Hot immigration topics in DC, Colorado

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 00:47:22 GMT

A bipartisan immigration effort is led by Colorado's senators and an immigrant license bill moves at the state capitol.

WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 15: Sen. Cory Gardner (R-CO) (C) and Sen. Michael Bennet (D-CO) (L) walk to the Senate floor at the U.S. Capitol on February 15, 2018 in Washington, DC. The Senate is set to vote on an immigration bill despite the threat of a veto from the White House. (Photo by Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images)

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3 Colo. towns in senior population growth list

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 00:24:13 GMT

Colorado’s mountains aren’t the only places showing more white on top. Residents of the resort towns below are graying at some of the fastest rates in the country.

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Man killed in shootout on Colorado-Utah border

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 00:15:41 GMT

A suspect was killed during a shootout with a sheriff’s deputy following a high-speed pursuit that ended near the Colorado-Utah border.

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Skiers fined for toughened rule at Colo. resort

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 00:12:44 GMT

The fine for skiing closed areas was increased last month from $150 to $250 by the Snowmass Village police.

A skier does turns at Arapahoe Basin Ski Area on Thursday, April 27 after a foot of fresh snow fell in the days before.

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County extends benefits for deputy's family

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 00:09:36 GMT

The family of a slain Colorado sheriff’s deputy will continue receiving health insurance for up to a year at no cost after county officials extended the benefits.

El Paso County Sheriff's deputy Micah Flick

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Space center in Colorado begins 24-hr operations

Sun, 18 Feb 2018 23:59:34 GMT

While specifics of the unit haven’t been released, center director Col. Todd Brost says it includes contractors, representatives of American spy agencies along with troops from Air Force Space Command.

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Oilers end Avs home winning streak with 4-2 win

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 03:56:21 GMT

Connor McDavid had his third hat trick of the season, and the Edmonton Oilers beat the Colorado Avalanche 4-2 on Sunday to snap a six-game losing streak.

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Denver Restaurant Week: What you need to know

Sun, 18 Feb 2018 23:39:29 GMT

Denver Restaurant Week will begin this Friday and if you're as anxious as we are to try some new eateries, then you've come to the right place to find out everything you need to know before you arrive at the dinner table. 

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2 killed, 3 hurt in rollover crash on I-70

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 04:01:41 GMT

At this point in the investigation, the driver of the silver sedan is considered at-fault for the deadly crash, a police department spokesperson said. 

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Former addicts criticize plan to 'help' them

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 00:46:04 GMT

Recovering addicts say bill designed to help curb heroin abuse wouldn't have worked if it had passed.

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New housing complex now home to Denver homeless

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 01:02:06 GMT

A new complex in the Capitol Hill neighborhood held a grand opening Sunday. The homeless housing option is aimed at lowering local chronically homeless numbers even more.

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Olympic curling? You can try it in Colorado

Sun, 18 Feb 2018 19:36:57 GMT

The winter games allow people to watch sports they don’t normally get to see on TV like curling. During the Winter Olympics the Denver Curling Club says they see a big increase in people coming in to learn about curling.

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Breaking and developing news on Feb. 18, 2018

Sun, 18 Feb 2018 23:12:16 GMT

Throughout the day, this story will be updated with both minor and large breaking news events that our readers care about.

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Windy, warm Sunday in Denver, then snow and cold

Sun, 18 Feb 2018 17:26:39 GMT

60s in Denver for highs Sunday, then snow and teens/20s for highs Monday and Tuesday

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Shooting survivors experience different emotions

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 00:45:33 GMT

Those who have experienced school shooting first hand say they never become easy to watch.

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Changes coming to confusing I-70 off-ramp

Sun, 18 Feb 2018 15:13:43 GMT

The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is making changes to a confusing off-ramp from I-70 to Gun Club Road near E-470, following two Denver7 reports of deadly crashes in the area in as many months. 

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Colorado teen dancer finds success in LA

Sun, 18 Feb 2018 00:51:45 GMT

Amanda LaCount,17, launched the #breakingthestereotype movement on social media, aimed at changing the stereotype of what a trained dancer should look like.

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Affidavit: Woman's body left inside bloody loft

Sun, 18 Feb 2018 22:51:59 GMT

The family of 49-year-old Jeanna Leslie told Denver7 the family became alarmed when Leslie didn’t show up to take her kids to a Nuggets basketball game the evening of Feb. 13. Police were called to Leslie’s apartment on a welfare check when her body was discovered. An autopsy would later reveal she had been stabbed multiple times before her body was found.

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Homeless man wanted in woman's killing arrested

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 20:37:15 GMT

A homeless man wanted in connection with the stabbing death of a mother of four in downtown Denver was arrested over the weekend, the Denver Police Department said Saturday.

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Who you got? Broncos QB choices fuel debate

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 19:13:11 GMT

The Broncos need a quarterback. Should they go with a free agent? The draft? Or both?

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Gusty winds across northern Colorado today

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 16:52:07 GMT

Winds will be picking up, temperatures will warm this weekend as well in Denver

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Toddler burned from manhole steam in Denver

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 05:31:46 GMT

The mother of a toddler says steam rising from downtown Denver manhole covers gave her 2-year-old boy second-degree burns, and she wants to warn other mothers.

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'Slammin' Famine' underway in Loveland

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 04:42:36 GMT

More than 3-million children starve to death every year, but that number is beginning to drop thanks to events like "Slammin Famine."

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Homeless man wanted in Denver mom's killing

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 05:32:27 GMT

Police have a suspect in the stabbing death of a mother and they believe he is homeless.

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DPD top cop investigation may last until summer

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 05:37:47 GMT

Denver’s new executive director of public safety tells Denver7 Investigates the long-running investigation into the city’s police chief and deputy chief may not see a resolution until this summer.

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Denver PD now accepting illegal bump stocks

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 04:25:30 GMT

Last January, the Denver City Council approved a measure effectively banning bump stocks in the wake of the Las Vegas shooting. On Friday, the Denver Police Department announced they’re taking them back from citizens who still own them, lest they get a hefty fine or potential prison time.

SALT LAKE CITY, UT - OCTOBER 5: A bump stock device, (left) that fits on a semi-automatic rifle to increase the firing speed, making it similar to a fully automatic rifle, is installed on a AK-47 semi-automatic rifle, (right) at a gun store on October 5, 2017 in Salt Lake City, Utah. Congress is talking about banning this device after it was reported to of been used in the Las Vegas shootings on October 1, 2017. (Photo by George Frey/Getty Images)

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Chinese New Year: 7 spots in Denver to celebrate

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 03:15:06 GMT

The Chinese New Year officially began this Friday and if you’re looking to not only celebrate, but learn about the Year of the Dog and the cultural festivities associated with it, then you’re in luck.

LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 15: Decorations sit outside a Dim Sum restaurant in Chinatown ahead of Chinese New Year tomorrow on February 15, 2018 in London, England. Chinese New Year, The Year of the Dog, a celebration marking the start of a New Moon and Spring, will be celebrated by millions of Chinese people around the world on February 16. (Photo by Jack Taylor/Getty Images)

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Colo. teen arrested after alleged school threats

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 02:19:20 GMT

A 15-year-old Grand Junction High School student was arrested Thursday for allegedly making threats eluding to a mass shooting at the school.

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Are electric car owners getting a free ride?

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 19:59:25 GMT

While the volume of cars on Colorado's roads keeps growing, the money used to fix the problems they create is stuck in idle, and at the center of this funding shortfall is electric and more fuel-efficient cars.

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Denver's new Public Safety Director wants reform

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 01:46:56 GMT

During his first week as Public Safety Director, Troy Riggs, assembled teams to address reform at the Denver Sheriff's Department.

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Brighton teacher on leave amid allegations

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 00:23:19 GMT

Police in Brighton are investigating allegations that an Overland Trail Middle School teacher behaved in a sexually inappropriate manner with students.

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Denver7 invites you to take a Polar Plunge

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 22:14:03 GMT

With seven Plunge locations across Colorado, teams can take the Polar Plunge wherever works best!

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Paige: Thank Bowlen daughter if NFL draft comes

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 23:33:03 GMT

The potential managing general partner of the Broncos’ ownership was a principle reason Denver is a finalist to host the 2019 or 2020 draft.

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DA files to dismiss remaining Maketa charges

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 00:57:49 GMT

Prosecutors on Friday filed to dismiss the two remaining charges against former El Paso County Sheriff Terry Maketa, signaling a possible close to the alleged extortion case.

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7 best things to do in Denver this weekend

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 02:10:25 GMT

Every weekend, Denver7 compiles a list of some family friendly events you might enjoy. Here are our picks for the 7 best things to do in the Denver metro area this weekend.

The Colorado Convention Center's "Blue Bear" is another piece of art that has bewildered Denverites. The original name of the sculpture is "I See What You Mean," and it was the creation of local artists Lawrence Argent. It was installed in 2005. (Photo courtesy: Nick Catalno, Flickr)

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Breaking and developing news on Feb. 15, 2018

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 01:09:35 GMT

Throughout the day, this story will be updated with both minor and large breaking news events that our readers care about.

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Dog food withdrawn over euthanasia drug concerns

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 22:33:51 GMT

The J.M. Smucker Co. is withdrawing some shipments of dog food amid reports that it could be tainted with traces of a drug used to euthanize animals.

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Denver man charged with wife's 2015 murder

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 22:12:52 GMT

After nearly three years, the mystery surrounding the death of a 44-year-old Denver woman may be getting closer to a resolution. 

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DPD pushes back on union president's comments

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 21:53:49 GMT

The Denver Police Department is distancing itself from comments made by the union president for the department Thursday on Capitol Hill, in which he said he felt less safe doing his job and worried he might be fired because of the city’s stance on working with federal immigration officials.

The House Judiciary subcommittee on immigration held a hearing Thursday on sanctuary cities and whether there is a connection between these cities and the opioid epidemic.

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Man shot, killed by DPD after killing dad ID'd

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 20:29:04 GMT

The man shot and killed by police late Tuesday night after he allegedly killed his own father was identified Thursday by the Denver Medical Examiner’s Office.

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AFA officer apologizes for sergeant's email

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 19:36:16 GMT

A commander at the U.S. Air Force Academy has apologized after a lower-ranking officer sent an email that struck some people as derogatory about African-Americans.

CHAPEL HILL, NC - MARCH 04: Michael Jordan speaks to the crowd at halftime during their game against the Duke Blue Devils at the Dean Smith Center on March 4, 2017 in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

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2 Russians indicted by Mueller visited Colorado

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 00:58:32 GMT

Two of the 13 Russian nationals indicted Friday by special counsel Robert Mueller and charged with interfering in the 2016 U.S. elections discussed with an unwitting American targeting Colorado during their operation, and traveled to the state to gather intelligence, according to the indictment.

Two of the 13 Russian nationals indicted Friday by special counsel Robert Mueller and charged with interfering in the 2016 U.S. elections discussed with an unwitting American targeting Colorado during their operation, and traveled to the state to gather intelligence, according to the indictment.

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Dreamers in limbo after bills rejected

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 17:32:36 GMT

The Senate has left hundreds of thousands of "Dreamer" immigrants in limbo, rejecting rival plans that would have spared them from deportation and strengthened the nation's border security. Senators dealt President Donald Trump an especially galling defeat as more than a quarter of fellow Republicans abandoned him on an issue that helped propel him to the White House.

WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 06: People who call themselves Dreamers, protest in front of the Senate side of the US Capitol to urge Congress in passing the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, on December 6, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

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Trump blames Dems for immigration bill fail

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 17:22:33 GMT

President Donald Trump is accusing Democrats of abandoning "Dreamers," immigrants brought to the country as children and who stayed illegally, because they wouldn't back his immigration plan. But the Senate proposal he supported only gained 39 votes in the Senate.

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More educators sign up for shooting training

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 15:11:11 GMT

A gun skills course that teaches school staff with concealed carry permits how to respond to an active shooter situation has seen an increase in registration since its first class last year.

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Md. theater cancels 'Black Panther' screenings

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 14:20:01 GMT

The Cinemark Theater in Towson, Maryland was packed with people who came for what they call the biggest movie of the year, and then they were turned away.

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5 Things to Know for Friday, Feb. 16, 2018

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 12:45:01 GMT

Good morning! Here’s what you need to know today, Friday, Feb. 16, 2018.

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Doctor: Colorado flu season should start fading

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 06:13:56 GMT

The state record for influenza hospitalizations came in the 2014-15 season, with 3,397. Herlihy says the state will almost surely surpass that count.

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Swedish skier wins slalom; no medal for Shiffrin

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 05:42:29 GMT

Frida Hansdotter of Sweden has held off American Mikaela Shiffrin and a tightly bunched field to win the Olympic slalom title at the Pyeongchang Games.

PYEONGCHANG-GUN, SOUTH KOREA - FEBRUARY 16: Mikaela Shiffrin of the United States reacts at the finish during the Ladies' Slalom Alpine Skiing at Yongpyong Alpine Centre on February 16, 2018 in Pyeongchang-gun, South Korea. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

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Lawmakers advance on immigrant driver licenses

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 05:20:36 GMT

Ranking Republican Sen. Jerry Sonnenberg joined two Democrats to advance the legislation.

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Interior to implement massive overhaul

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 05:15:17 GMT

The concept — supported in principle by many Western politicians from both parties — is to get top officials closer to the natural resources and cultural sites they manage. The Interior Department oversees a vast expanse of public lands, mainly in the West, that are rich in wildlife, parks, archaeological and historic sites, oil and gas, coal and grazing ranges.

CLEVELAND, OH - JULY 18: U.S. Representative Ryan Zinke delivers a speech on the first day of the Republican National Convention on July 18, 2016 at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio. An estimated 50,000 people are expected in Cleveland, including hundreds of protesters and members of the media. The four-day Republican National Convention kicks off on July 18. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

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How Colorado tries to prevent school shootings

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 05:32:59 GMT

The suspect in one of the deadliest school shootings in American history had a history of violent posts, including a YouTube comment about wanting to become a "professional school shooter." The missed warning signs are sparking conversations in Colorado about sounding the alarm.

PARKLAND, FL - FEBRUARY 14: People are brought out of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School after a shooting at the school that reportedly killed and injured multiple people on February 14, 2018 in Parkland, Florida. Numerous law enforcement officials continue to investigate the scene. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

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RTD seeks to end G-Line tests, shed attendants

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 04:45:23 GMT

Administrative Law judge asks questions, will forward report to Commissioners

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Longmont Housing director out after request

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 01:09:11 GMT

The executive director of the Longmont Housing Authority has resigned following a request from the chair of the board, Denver7 confirmed Thursday evening.

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Woman found stabbed to death in Denver loft

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 00:57:17 GMT

A woman found dead inside her downtown Denver apartment early Wednesday morning has been identified.

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Denver moves closer to having legal pot club

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 00:52:15 GMT

Denver voters in 2016 approved a ballot measure allowing pot clubs. The city began taking applications in August, but businesses had to complete an extensive application and adhere to strict limits on location.

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Does the AR-15 deserve the backlash?

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 20:00:11 GMT

You can feel the fear as the rapid sound of gunfire fills the halls of a Florida school — students racing to save their lives in the midst of a rampage.

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Columbine survivor shares message of hope

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 03:35:29 GMT

Craig Scott knows what the families in Florida are going through. He was a student at Columbine High School 19 years ago. He saw his friends shot. His sister Rachel was killed. Yet a day after the now-deadliest mass school shooting in U.S. history, he is sharing the message of hope. 

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Judge: Part of Amendment 71 unconstitutional

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 00:19:45 GMT

A federal judge in Denver on Wednesday found parts of the voter-approved Amendment 71, the “raise the bar” initiative, to be in violation of the U.S. constitution, but gave the state about three weeks to argue otherwise.

Denver's Capitol owns the world's largest amount of Beulah red marble. Nearly all of the alluring pink stone was mined from the Beulah Red Marble Quarry in 1893 and used in the Capitol building. The only other traces were used in the old McClelland Library and the Pueblo County Courthouse. 

That history is just part of the reasons all who visit and all who live here should take a tour. 

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OK with A.J.? Would McCarron fit Broncos?

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 00:16:50 GMT

Quarterback A.J. McCarron will become a free agent. Does he make sense for the Broncos?

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - DECEMBER 17: AJ McCarron #5 of the Cincinnati Bengals looks to pass the ball in the fourth quarter of the game against the Minnesota Vikings on December 17, 2017 at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

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Colorado longest married couple at 73 years

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 05:47:26 GMT

If you’re looking for inspiration in love, look no further than Emil and Elizabeth Siefken.

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Concealed-carry rights bill advances in Colorado

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 04:35:09 GMT

The latest effort by some Colorado Republicans to allow state residents to carry a concealed handgun without a permit passed its first committee hearing Wednesday evening hours after another U.S. mass shooting.

PROVO, UT - DECEMBER 19: Damon Thueson shows a holster at a gun concealed carry permit class put on by "USA Firearms Training" on December 19, 2015 in Provo, Utah. Demand for concealed carry permits have spiked in the last several weeks with the terrorists attacks in Paris and the United States. (Photo by George Frey/Getty Images)

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Denver in spotlight for sanctuary cities debate

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 22:31:32 GMT

A Denver city council ordinance took the national stage on Thursday when a police union president testified in front of lawmakers on Capitol Hill.

The House Judiciary subcommittee on immigration held a hearing Thursday on sanctuary cities and whether there is a connection between these cities and the opioid epidemic.

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How Colorado districts secure schools

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 20:00:58 GMT

Colorado school districts are unfortunately all too familiar with mass shootings. The Columbine tragedy is still fresh in the minds of many, and the latest shooting in Florida has put school security back in the forefront. 

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Senate fails to pass an immigration measure

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 21:59:58 GMT

The U.S. Senate failed on Thursday to pass procedural hurdles on four separate immigration measures, most of which were aimed at extending citizenship to Dreamers and enhancing security along the U.S.-Mexico border.

WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 15: Sen. Cory Gardner (R-CO) (C) and Sen. Michael Bennet (D-CO) (L) walk to the Senate floor at the U.S. Capitol on February 15, 2018 in Washington, DC. The Senate is set to vote on an immigration bill despite the threat of a veto from the White House. (Photo by Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images)

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Watch live: Colorado bald eagle nest

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 21:13:30 GMT

It’s nesting time for Colorado’s bald eagle population, and you can watch along as the first egg of the year incubates and hatches!

Xcel Energy has two “Eagle Cams” trained on the nest, which sits at the company’s Fort St. Vrain Station in Platteville. Xcel says it first spotted the egg Monday night shortly after 10 p.m.

Xcel Energy has two “Eagle Cams” trained on the nest, which sits at the company’s Fort St. Vrain Station in Platteville. Xcel says it first spotted the egg Monday night shortly after 10 p.m.

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Denver Zoo introduces African wild dog puppies

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 20:36:19 GMT

The zoo proudly introduced four endangered African wild dog puppies born at the zoo back in November.

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Broncos finalist to host 2019, 2020 NFL drafts

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 20:21:17 GMT

The Broncos' successful pitch leaves them a finalist to host NFL drafts in 2019, 2020.

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Audit: DPD misclassified 1,189 criminal cases

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 20:27:50 GMT

An internal audit of the Denver Police Department has revealed more than 1,000 criminal cases were misclassified and reduced to non-criminal offenses. 

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Colorado Dream Homes: $8M cattle ranch for sale

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 19:49:43 GMT

Beyond functioning as a cattle ranch, Son Hi Ranch also offers plentiful hunting and fishing and other outdoor recreation opportunities on its 1,000 or so acres. 

Beyond functioning as a cattle ranch, Son Hi Ranch also offers plentiful hunting and fishing and other outdoor recreation opportunities on its 1,000 or so acres. 

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Fix to drive-by ADA lawsuits clears US House

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 04:39:13 GMT

The U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation Thursday that would stop the waves of drive-by lawsuits that have hit businesses alleging violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act.  The Denver7 Investigates team exposed the attorneys whose motives are money, not improved accessibility.

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Gardner cosponsors bipartisan immigration deal

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 20:27:41 GMT

The U.S. Senate is expected to vote Thursday afternoon on four immigration proposals, and Colorado’s senators are expected to support a bipartisan deal that contains many of the parameters they put forth in their own proposal Wednesday.

WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 15: U.S. Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) (3rd R) speaks as (L-R) Sen. Joe Donnelly (D-IN), Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC), Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-MO), Sen. Maggie Hassan (D-NH), Sen. Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND), Sen. Mike Rounds (R-SD), Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK), Sen. Tim Kaine (D-VA), Sen. Jeff Flake (R-AZ), Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV), and Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) listen during a news conference February 15, 2018 at the Capitol in Washington, DC, holding a news conference to discuss the upcoming votes on immigration. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

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Light snow in Denver-icy, slick roads

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 12:37:46 GMT

A storm is now rolling through the state and it will bring some heavy snow to the mountains, with some light snow continuing for the Front Range

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