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Police official: Short-circuit likely caused Notre Dame fire
4/18/2019 9:28 PM
Paris police investigators think an electrical short-circuit most likely caused the fire at Notre Dame Cathedral, a police official said Thursday, as France paid a daylong tribute to the firefighters who saved the world-renowned landmark...Read More
 
Gov. Jared Polis signs $30.5 billion Colorado budget
4/18/2019 9:17 PM
Colorado Gov. Jared Polis has signed into law a $30.5 billion state budget for the fiscal year that begins July 1...Read More
 
Cosmic trash company picks metro Denver as its U.S. base
4/18/2019 9:12 PM
Astroscale, a Japanese company that is designing a satellite to track, capture and destroy space debris, has chosen Denver for its new U.S. base of operations in the United States...Read More
 
Shotgun sale to Florida teen Sol Pais under question even though feds say it was legal
4/18/2019 8:52 PM
Despite mounting concerns and questions about whether Sol Pais illegally bought a shotgun in Colorado, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives continues to uphold its stance that the purchase was legal...Read More
 
Kaiser Permanente starts contract talks with union after recent Colorado job cuts
4/18/2019 8:24 PM
Kaiser Permanente, a health care company with roughly 7,000 employees in Colorado, began negotiations on new contracts with union workers in Colorado and six other states on Thursday...Read More
 
Why J.T. Compher is the Colorado Avalanche’s secret weapon in chase for Stanley Cup
4/18/2019 8:00 PM
In hindsight, we should’ve seen it coming. In the 14 regular-season contests in which winger Avalanche winger J.T. Compher found the net -- he scored just 16 times, but few were cheapies — Colorado posted a stellar record of 10-1-3. Fast forward to the Stanley Cup playoffs and there’s Compher, again, fastening a set of jumper cables to the Avs’ off...Read More
 
Fatal officer-involved shooting of ax-wielding suspect in Colorado Springs justified, DA says
4/18/2019 7:40 PM
A Colorado Springs police officer who fatally shot a man was justified in using deadly force because the suspect, who was armed with an axe, was combative and the officer was defending himself and a colleague, according to the district attorney"s office...Read More
 
What is crime like on your block? Denver public safety officials launch map where you can explore that data — and more
4/18/2019 6:55 PM
The map breaks down the city into dozens census tracts, which each represent about 5,000 people. Along with crime data, the map reflects data about income, health, access to transportation and education levels...Read More
 
From hostage in Iran to terrorism expert for Denver police, detective honored after 24 years with department
4/18/2019 6:30 PM
For more than 14 years, Denver police Det. Billy Gallegos worked with the FBI to investigate the world"s most dangerous terrorists. He had years of law enforcement under his belt, as well as personal experience as a hostage of a terrorist group...Read More
 
Broncos Briefs: In first minicamp, Kareem Jackson works at safety
4/18/2019 6:24 PM
For at least this week’s minicamp, defensive back Kareem Jackson was a safety...Read More