DENVER (AP) - Authorities believe a woman who was struck and killed by a light rail train in Denver committed suicide. Police spokesman John White tells The Denver Post the woman was struck at 11:45 p.m. Saturday after she entered a fenced-off area of track between Mississippi and Acoma. She... more »
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Police say six people were injured after the car they were riding in ran a red light and collided with a light rail train in downtown Los Angeles. Sgt. Greg Hoyt says the sedan struck a Metropolitan Transportation Authority Expo line train as it was conducting... more »
ARVADA, Colo. (AP) - U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood has signed an agreement committing $1.03 billion in federal funds for two planned light rail lines in Denver. One line will link downtown to Denver International Airport. The other will link downtown to the northwest suburbs of Arvada and Wheat Ridge.... more »
DENVER (AP) - Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood is in Colorado to announce a funding award of $1.03 billion for two planned light rail lines in Denver.
The announcement is scheduled Wednesday in the northwest suburb of Arvada.
One of the new lines will link downtown to Denver International... more »
Former Denver City Councilman Michael Hancock was formally sworn in as that city's new mayor on Monday. The Associated Press reports that Hancock plans to make city government more efficient in order to meet a $100 million budget shortfall. He has 60 days to present a budget to council.
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DENVER (AP) - A cyclist has died after he was hit by a Denver light rail train at an intersection southeast of Invesco Field at Mile High.
Regional Transportation District spokeswoman Daria Serna says the cyclist was going east to west at the train crossing near 13th Avenue and... more »
There's been another mountain lion sighting in the Denver area.
Police in Englewood say someone spotted a mountain lion around 5:30 a.m. Friday morning near a light-rail station.
Officers with rifles moved into the area but the cat disappeared.
It's near a residential neighborhood where mountain lions... more »