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8 months 3 weeks ago

Memorial for Deputy Killed in Head-On Crash

A public memorial is planned for a Jefferson County Sheriff's Deputy who was killed when an SUV hit his motorcycle head-on. Friends, family and co-workers of Sgt. David Baldwin will gather at the 1stBANK Center in Broomfield at 10 a.m. Monday. Following the service, a formal vehicle procession will head...

1 year 2 months ago

Jefferson County fire 50 percent contained

GOLDEN, Colo. (AP) - Firefighters are working to contain a small wildfire burning in the foothills of Jefferson County. The Glencoe Valley Fire was 6 acres and 50 percent contained Tuesday morning. Firefighters hope to have if fully contained by the end of the day. Evacuation orders went out Monday...

1 year 11 months ago

Long lines greet some Colorado voters

DENVER (AP) - Voters in some Colorado counties are facing long lines and problems meeting voting requirements. Elena Nunez of the watchdog group Colorado Common Cause said some voters on Tuesday were being asked for photo identification papers, which is not required under Colorado law. Voters can still use utility...

2 years 6 months ago

Evacuees allowed back in homes

CONIFER, Colo. (AP) - Colorado authorities are allowing all remaining evacuees from the Lower North Fork wildfire to return home on Monday. Jacki Kelley of the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office said that residents of 50 homes can return Monday morning, nearly a week after the fire erupted. She says firefighters...

2 years 9 months ago

Copper thefts cause $250k in damage to rail system

DENVER (AP) - Two Colorado brothers are accused of stealing more than $96,000 worth of overhead copper wiring from two light rail construction sites. The Denver Post reported Tuesday that the thefts caused $250,000 damage to the RTD FasTracks system under construction in Jefferson County. Steven Reynolds and Frankie Reynolds...

3 years 5 months ago

Homes evacuated in Jefferson County

INDIAN HILLS, Colo. (AP) - Sheriff's officials say a wildfire in Jefferson County has prompted evacuations of 30 to 40 homes. Sheriff's spokeswoman Jacki Kelley says the fire Monday afternoon between Evergreen and Morrison is believed to have been human caused. She says the fire is about an acre,...

3 years 6 months ago

More photos released in Littleton incident

The FBI Denver Joint Terrorism Task Force has released three additional pictures of a possible suspect in an incident that happened at the Southwest Plaza Mall in Jefferson County on Wednesday. A pipe bomb and two propane tanks were found on the anniversary of the Columbine school shootings, which happened...

3 years 6 months ago

Three fires burning in Jefferson County

EVERGREEN, Colo. (AP) - Three fires are burning in Jefferson County, including one that has evacuated homes and diverted buses taking students home from school. Jefferson County sheriff's spokeswoman Jacki Kelley said Friday a fire in Evergreen by Squaw Pass Road has grown to 40 acres, prompting evacuations in...

3 years 7 months ago

Fire near Golden grows to over 500 acres

GOLDEN, Colo. (AP) - Jefferson County sheriff's officials say a fire burning on steep, dry, rocky terrain near Golden has more than doubled its size to nearly 1 square mile. Sheriff's spokeswoman Jacki Kelley says the fire started Sunday morning on Mount Galbraith between Clear Creek and Golden Gate...

3 years 7 months ago

Wildfire burns in steep terrain near Golden

GOLDEN, Colo. (AP) - Jefferson County sheriff's officials say a fire burning on steep, dry, rocky terrain near Golden has grown to an estimated 75 acres in erratic winds. Sheriff's spokeswoman Jacki Kelley says the fire started around 10:15 a.m. Sunday on Mount Galbraith between Clear Creek and Golden...

4 years 2 months ago

Update: Kiddy train derails, dozen injured

A tiny train derailed in Jefferson County Wednesday morning, injuring more than a dozen people. It happened in Tiny Town, a kid-sized village complete with a tiny railroad, west of Denver. Dan Hatlestad of the Intercanyon Fire Department says the engine of the small, open-car train tipped over first,...

4 years 2 months ago

Rattlesnake cakes pack a vicious bite

It could've been the rattlesnake cakes. Or more precisely, the eggs in the cakes served by The Fort, a restaurant in the foothills west of Denver that specializes in wild game and other Western fare. Jefferson County health officials believe a salmonella outbreak caused by eggs that were likely...

4 years 5 months ago

T-birds take teacher for a ride

To say that David Benke is excited is an understatement. The middle school math teacher is suiting up for a ride with the Air Force Thunderbirds. "My wife and I when they first told us this we were literally in the kitchen jumping up and down," Benke said. ...

4 years 7 months ago

School gunman had grown increasingly erratic

The father of the man accused of shooting and wounding two middle school students in Littleton says his son had become increasingly erratic in recent weeks. Investigators are trying to figure out why 32-year-old Bruco Strong Eagle Eastwood allegedly showed up at his old school and started firing at...

4 years 8 months ago

2 teens shot at Denver area middle school

Two teens were injured in a shooting at a Denver-area middle school Tuesday afternoon, as school was letting out. Both have been taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Witnesses say the suspect was tackled by teachers, and held until Jefferson County Sheriff's deputies arrived and took him...

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