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Denver, CO
Freelance Reporter — 7 News Denver
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Freelance reporter at ABC7 @DenverChannel

US 36 tolls set to begin Wednesday between Interlocken Loop and Federal Boulevard — Toll collection is set to start on the new Express Lanes along US 36 between Interlocken Loop and Federal Boulevard Wednesday. The fees vary, depending on the time of day, from $1.25 to $6.70. The toll lane is optional. There will be two free lanes in each direction, in addition to the single toll lane in each direction.

Prescription drug abuse in Colorado: State officials to discuss curbing growing problem — DENVER - Prescription painkillers can be just as powerful and addictive as heroin, experts say - and now officials in Denver are working to address the growing problem. Governor John Hickenlooper will take part in a round table discussion Thursday with Denver Health, the Department of Health and Human services, and other stakeholders regarding prescription drug abuse in Colorado.

Supporters ready for Superhero Heart Run to raise awareness for congenital heart defects in children — About 300 people are expected to attend the Superhero Heart Run at Commons Park in Broomfield Saturday to raise awareness about congenital heart defects. One Eerie family that will take part in the event said they learned the hard way how common CHD really is.

72-hour home renovation to benefit sick 5-year-old Carter King — CENTENNIAL, Colo. - Carter King is your typical 5-year-old boy. He loves the ninja turtles, dirt bikes, and nerf guns. "Raf, Leo, Donny, Mikey," Carter said as he pointed to the Ninja Turtle characters on his bed pillow. "My favorite is probably just being silly," He added.

After camper is killed by apparent stray bullet, some are wary of target shooting near campsites — DOUGLAS COUNTY, Colo. - As the Douglas County Sheriff's Office investigates the shooting death of a 60-year-old man in the Rainbow Falls Park area over the holiday weekend, campers expressed concerns over the location of a target shooting area across the road from a campsite.
Jul 07, 2015

After camper is killed by apparent stray bullet, some are wary of target shooting near campsites

Neighbors fed up with long-abandoned home -- overgrown with weeds, vines -- in Thornton area — ADAMS COUNTY, Colo. - Neighbors said a home near Thornton has been abandoned and overgrown with weeds and vines for years since the homeowner passed away. "It just makes the rest of the neighborhood look really, really bad." Vanessa Parrington, who lives across the street, said. "It brings down our [home] value."
Jun 26, 2015

Happy to help these neighbors get to the bottom of this and find a solution on 7News and

Aurora home seriously damaged by possible tornado Wednesday night — AURORA, Colo. - A home in Aurora was seriously damaged by a possible tornado Wednesday night. Debris was scattered across both sides of East 10th Avenue for about a block near Elmira Street. Trees were ripped from the ground, a fence was knocked over and parts of the roof will need repairs.
Jun 25, 2015

Ummm... did this house used to have a roof? Possible tornado may have touched down in Aurora -

Jun 25, 2015

NWS confirms that EF1 tornado touched down in East Denver & West Aurora, moving from Quebec/6th to Lowry campus

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Bike to Work Day: Breakfast, water stations and rides home available to participants in Denver — DENVER - Thousands of bike commuters will be pedaling to work throughout Colorado Wednesday for Bike to Work Day. The annual event is coordinated by Regional Council of Governments' "Way to Go" program. It's designed to show the many health and environmental benefits of biking to work.
Jun 24, 2015

It's #BiketoWorkDay! Breakfast, water stations and rides home available to participants in Denver -

Jun 24, 2015

Pedal Power! It's #BiketoWorkDay! Breakfast, water stations and rides home available to participants in Denver -

Denver City Council considers I-70 improvements — The Denver City Council discussed some big issues at their meeting Monday night before many of the council members are replaced next month. Two projects would ultimately be decided by voters on the November ballot. One proposal would involve making improvements to the Western Stock Show grounds and Convention Center using extended tax money from lodging and car rentals.

Greeley standoff disrupts neighborhood for days — GREELEY, Colo. - A standoff in Greeley has disrupted a neighborhood for days. Police spent three days trying to coax a man out of his parents' home. Officers barricaded the neighborhood to traffic on Sunday, Monday and Tuesday. On Wednesday morning, they removed the barricades from the neighborhood and began just monitoring the home.
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Jul 31, 2015

@BroncosItaly tough story when it sparks such heated debate. Always work to be fair to both sides. Hope you have a great day as well!

Jul 31, 2015

How Denver clinic responds to anti-abortion group's video allegedly showing staff sort fetal tissue, discuss possible price for it @7NewsNOW

Jul 31, 2015

Broncos training camp begins today and fans are invited! The one and only @WebsterOnTV is live with us from Dove Valley! @DenverChannel

Jul 31, 2015

Happy finally Friday!!! We're celebrating #Colorado this morning. Catch @KirstenHorneWx live at Denver Pavillions @7NewsNOW @DenverChannel

Jul 30, 2015

Spent the morning chatting with teachers using their own $ to buy classroom supplies. Going above & beyond. Feeling #inspired

Jul 30, 2015

Man accused of hitting two state troopers - killing one of them - during a high speed chase is set for a prelim hearing. @DenverChannel at 6

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