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Fundraiser for wounded Aurora Police Officer Ryan Burns hits $18,500 in 3 days

thedenverchannel.com — AURORA, Colo. - A fundraising drive for Aurora Police Officer Ryan Burns, who was shot during a traffic stop last week, has raised $18,500 in three days. Started by fellow Aurora officers, the GoFundMe.com campaign soon spread, drawing support from the public. The goal is to raise $30,000 for the officer, his wife and five children.

Brilliant: Cartier in the 20th Century at the Denver Art Museum through March 15

thedenverchannel.com — DENVER - Immerse yourself in the world of history's most elite socialites, dignitaries, celebrities, aristocrats, royalty, business magnates and heiresses at the Cartier exhibit open now in Denver. The Denver Art Museum (DAM) will be the only venue in the world where Brilliant: Cartier in the 20th Century will be shown.

Fort Collins police release maps showing locations of violent, physical assaults against women

thedenverchannel.com — FORT COLLINS, Colo. - Police say they don't know yet why a man, described as medium to heavy set, is going out at night and viciously attacking women in Fort Collins. At least seven women have been physically assaulted since September 25, on sidewalks, in parking lots, and in one case, while riding a bicycle.
Nov 22, 2014

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Officer bit after escorting man from 7NEWS building who refused to leave lobby

thedenverchannel.com — DENVER - A man who entered the 7NEWS building in downtown Denver Friday and refused to leave, was arrested after police say he bit an officer and had to be subdued with a Taser. The incident began just before 2 p.m. Friday at the 7NEWS building located at 123 Speer Blvd.

New skimmer device discovered at RTD station; several victims say money missing from accounts

thedenverchannel.com — DENVER - RTD customer credit card information has been stolen with the use of a skimmer that the transit company didn't know about until recently. On Nov. 4, RTD discovered three skimmers on light rail ticket machines at the Dry Creek Station, County Line Station near Park Meadows Mall and the Mineral station near Aspen Grove shopping center.
Nov 21, 2014

RT @DenverChannel: At 10: New skimmer found at RTD station; several victims say money missing from accounts bit.ly/1xLZp7M pic.twitter.com/HObE4lDyGA

Report: Netflix now one-third of U.S. Internet traffic

thedenverchannel.com — Streaming video on Netflix now makes up more than a third of Internet traffic in North America during peak hours, according to a report from research firm Sandvine. The report states Amazon Instant Video is the second largest paid streaming video service, accounting for 2 percent of downstream traffic.

Cost to rent in Denver metro area rising; expert cites influx of Millenials, lack of rental property

thedenverchannel.com — DENVER - From Denver's city center to the suburbs, finding an affordable rental home in the metro area is proving to be more difficult and expensive. Low unemployment and job growth from out-of-state is causing inventory of rental property to shrink, according to University of Denver real estate expert Ron Throupe.
Nov 21, 2014

Cost to #rent in #Denver metro area rising and inventory hard to find in some places. What will you pay? 10pm #7News thedenverchannel.com/news/local-new…

SUV slams into Denver residential building; driver says she swerved to avoid crash

thedenverchannel.com — DENVER - An SUV crashed into a residential building in Denver Friday evening. The wreck occurred just before 5 p.m. at a building at East 16th Avenue and Downing Street. The driver of the Honda Pilot told police that she swerved to avoid another vehicle and slammed into the structure.
Nov 21, 2014

Uh oh, better get Maaco.. RT @DenverChannel SUV slams into residential building; driver ok bit.ly/1BW8Wfc pic.twitter.com/TRXbTjyAyM

Elizabeth man pleads guilty in military fraud case; John Kuhl lied about Army past to gain business

thedenverchannel.com — KIOWA, Colo. - An Elizabeth man who lied about being once serving as a sniper with the U.S. Army Special Forces, pleaded guilty this week to a charge of fraud to effect sales, a misdemeanor. John Frederick Kuhl, 51, ran a business called Colorado Firearms Training School based out of Elizabeth, according to the 18th District Attorney's Office.
Nov 21, 2014

RT @DenverChannel: Elizabeth man pleads guilty in military fraud case; John Kuhl lied about being ex-Green Beret sniper to gain business bit.ly/1BVVU1k

Wall collapses at 25th and Glenarm in Denver

thedenverchannel.com — DENVER - An excavation project caused a building's wall to collapse in Denver Friday afternoon but no one was injured, a Denver Fire spokesman said. The wall collapse occurred at a building at 25th and Glenarm in Denver. A team was doing some excavating next to the building at 2438 Glenarm when the wall collapsed, Denver Fire spokesman Mark Watson said.
Nov 21, 2014

RT @DenverChannel: You can see someone walking down the stairs in this very drafty building that collapsed today thedenverchannel.com/news/local-new… pic.twitter.com/lrOx5UCtDa

1 dead, 2 hurt in shooting at El Bronco Bar on Montview in Aurora

thedenverchannel.com — AURORA, Colo. - One person has died and two others are in the hospital after a shooting at a bar in Aurora early Friday morning. The shooting happened at El Bronco Bar on Montview Blvd. and Clinton Street at about 12:45 a.m. All three shooting victims were taken to the hospital, one victim died.

VIDEO: Colorado Springs school resource officer caught on camera punching student to stop fight

thedenverchannel.com — COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - A school resource officer at a high school in Colorado Springs was caught on camera punching a student while trying to break up a fight between students. The fracas occurred Thursday at Coronado High School, KRDO-TV reported.
Nov 20, 2014

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Nov 20, 2014

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Nov 20, 2014

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Debbie's Deals: Last ski lift ticket deals for Vail, Winter Park, Loveland, Keystone, A Basin, more

thedenverchannel.com — denver - As ski season begins, the pre-season sales disappear. However, there are still a few available. Arapahoe Basin The Elevation 4 Pass is still on sale. It's valid for ANY four days of the 2014-15 season with no blackout dates. It's $139 for adults ages 15+ and $99 for children ages 6-14.
Nov 21, 2014

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Lester Jones arrested in 2007 kidnapping, murder of Paige Birgfeld

thedenverchannel.com — GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. - The suspect named in the disappearance and later the death of Paige Birgfeld, has been arrested and charged seven years later. Lester Ralph Jones, 63, of Grand Junction, was arrested Friday morning. He is facing charges of murder, kidnapping and arson. Birgfeld, a 34-year-old mother of three, disappeared in 2007.

F-16s to fly over Broncos game, 1st time since 2011 season

thedenverchannel.com — DENVER - F-16's from Buckley Air Force Base are scheduled to fly over the Broncos game Sunday for the first time in three years. The flyovers stopped during the 2011 because of government budget cuts, the Broncos said. Sunday's flyover will be executed by four F-16 jet fights from the Colorado Air National Guard.

CALL7 investigation: Are generic drugs really 'the same' as the brand name medications?

thedenverchannel.com — DENVER - Generic medications save consumers in the United States $200 billion each year, but a CALL7 investigation has found they could also cost you your health. According to the FDA, all generics must use the same active ingredient as their brand-name equivalents, and manufacturers must show that the products are "bioequivalent" -- meaning the drugs act "at the same rate, and to the same extent" as their counterparts.
Nov 21, 2014

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Nov 21, 2014

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Death penalty vacated for Dale Wayne Eaton in murder of Denver teen Lisa Marie Kimmell

thedenverchannel.com — CHEYENNE, Wyom. - The death penalty sentence in the 1988 murder of a Denver teenager has been vacated. Lisa Marie Kimmell, 18, was driving from Denver to Cody to visit her boyfriend when she disappeared. According to trial testimony, Kimmell was abducted by Dale Wayne Eaton on March 25, 1988.
Nov 21, 2014

Death penalty vacated for Dale Wayne Eaton in murder of Denver teen Lisa Marie Kimmell - thedenverchannel.com/news/local-new…

Crash causes delays, detours at 60th & Vasquez in Commerce City

thedenverchannel.com — ADAMS COUNTY, Colo. - A two-vehicle crash is causing detours and delays at 60th Avenue and Vasquez Boulevard in Commerce City. That's just north of Interstate 270. The crash happened about 5:30 a.m. leaving one vehicle in the northbound lanes and a second vehicle in the median.

Plane flips during emergency landing; Pilot and passenger survive landing in Strasburg field

thedenverchannel.com — ADAMS COUNTY, Colo. - A pilot trying to make an emergency landing in Adams County Thursday night ended up with plane upside down in a field. The Adams County Sheriff's Office told 7NEWS the plane had a complete engine failure at about 8:40 p.m. Thursday.
Nov 21, 2014

A plane flips during an emergency landing. Pilot and Passengers taken to hospital to be checked out: thedenverchannel.com/news/local-new…