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Blast at Mexico City maternity hospital kills at least 2 — MEXICO CITY -- At least two people have died after an explosion at a maternity hospital south of Mexico City, the state-run Notimex news agency reported Thursday. The hospital is on the verge of collapsing after a natural gas delivery truck hit a building and exploded, emergency officials said.

Police chase ends with vehicle crashing into brick wall in Montbello neighborhood — DENVER - Several people are in custody after a police chase through a Denver neighborhood Thursday morning. Police received a call about shots fired at East 43rd Avenue and Durham Court. When officers approached the car, the driver sped off.
Jan 29, 2015

Police chase ends with vehicle crashing into brick wall in Montbello neighborhood | FOX31 Denver…

Local teen impresses at world-class ice climbing competition — OURAY, Colo. -- The population of Ouray, Colorado in the southwestern part of the state more than tripled earlier this month. The big attraction was something many of us try to avoid: ice. The Ouray Ice Festival brings in the top ice climbers in the world.
Jan 29, 2015

Nice piece: RT @AnneHerbst: WATCH: my @KDVR story with @kenterdahl about a pretty adventurous kid from Ridgway.…

Glitch on exchange accidentally cancels insurance policies; plans to be restored — DENVER - Connect For Health Colorado, the state's new health insurance exchange, is acknowledging another problem with its website. During the recent open enrollment period, a glitch cancelled the existing coverage of up to 3,615 Colorado policyholders who were eligible for automatic renewals of their health insurance plans simply because they were browsing other plan choices on the site, the exchange acknowledged Wednesday.
Jan 28, 2015

Glitch on @C4HCO exchange accidentally cancels up to 3,615 insurance policies; plans to be restored #COpolitics

Potential Aurora theater juror told, ‘You’re not supposed to be here’ — CENTENNIAL, Colo. - Wednesday morning's jury selection session in the Aurora theater shooting trial began with a peculiar back-and-forth between a prospective juror and District Court Judge Carlos Samour. It was ultimately determined that the man went above and beyond the call to jury duty. Why?
Jan 28, 2015

This dedicated citizen went to #auroratheatertrial jury duty even though his name wasn't on the summons.

Bennet, Gardner join Coffman in push to re-start Aurora VA project — DENVER - Colorado's entire delegation is backing legislation introduced Wednesday aimed at jump-starting the problem-plagued VA hospital project in Aurora. Rep. Mike Coffman, the Iraq war veteran who represents the area, is the prime sponsor of the House version of the bill, while Sens. Michael Bennet and Cory Gardner are co-sponsoring the Senate bill.

The Wonder Within You — Author Carey Wickersham tells us about The Wonder Within You. Many newly pregnant women believe mothering begins after the baby is born. As a result, their pregnancy is spent preparing the baby's room, buying a crib, and even attending childbirth classes.
Jan 28, 2015

Amazing sonograms and more!… The Wonder Within You | Carey Wickersham via @sharethis @GoodDayCO

Police help residents flee Northglenn house fire — NORTHGLENN, Colo. - Northglenn Police helped residents escape an early-morning house fire Wednesday, North Metro Fire Rescue said. Firefighters said they saw smoke and flames when they arrived at the home at 11300 Lincoln Drive. An initial search of the home turned up no victims. Crews got the fire under control and were mopping up remaining hot spots.
Jan 28, 2015

RT @KDVR: Police help residents flee Northglenn house fire

Adams County lottery decides who gets to open marijuana businesses — ADAMS COUNTY, Colo. - A year after Denver began allowing recreational pot sales, Adams County took a big step forward Tuesday by selecting who could begin applying for licenses to operate within their jurisdiction. More than 1,600 people applied to the lottery system which grants a limited number of applications for marijuana testing, manufacturing, growing, and retail sales.
Jan 27, 2015

RT @KDVR: Adams County lottery decides who gets to open marijuana businesses via @KDVR

‘Death with dignity’ legislation introduced in Colorado — DENVER -- A year ago, Julie Selsberg sat on her father's death bed at the end of a slow, agonizing death and told him she loved him, that she was sorry he suffered so much and that she would work on his behalf to enable the terminally ill to die with dignity.

5 things that will cost you more in 2015 — With the new year comes new deals and, unfortunately, new price hikes. While you can find big savings on winter apparel and home goods right now, there are several items that will cost us more in 2015. Kendal Perez Savings Expert with explains.

Witnesses: Helicopter went down near Erie Airport — ERIE, Colo. -- Firefighters and other emergency personnel were responding to a report of a downed helicopter near the Erie Airport about 12:20 p.m. Monday. Erie Airpark, a residential subdivision, is located adjacent to the airport. The exact location of the reported crash was still unclear.

Powdered alcohol ban advances at the Capitol — DENVER - In a state where policy-makers and law enforcement agencies are struggling to stay ahead of the myriad consequences of recreational marijuana, support is growing behind a preemptive ban on another, lesser-known but potentially dangerous novelty: powdered alcohol or "Palcohol."

Officer-involved shooting injures 2 suspects in Denver neighborhood — DENVER - Two suspects were injured after an officer-involved shooting in a Denver neighborhood Monday morning. The Denver Police Department said no officers were after they responded to suspicious activity in an alley in the 2500 block of Newport St., three blocks east of Monaco Parkway. BREAKING: DPD ofcrs invlved in shooting.
Jan 27, 2015

Friends say police shoot, kill teen girl; community holds vigil | FOX31 Denver…

Jan 26, 2015

RT @CJose: Woman killed in officer-involved shooting in Denver; 1 officer injured | FOX31 Denver…

Jan 26, 2015

Woman killed in officer-involved shooting in Denver; 1 officer injured | FOX31 Denver…

Task force recovers six minors, arrests two alleged child sex traffickers during Stock Show — DENVER - A task force assembled to combat sex trafficking of children arrested two alleged traffickers and recovered six minors believed to be underage prostitutes, during the 2015 National Western Stock Show. The arrests came during the week leading up to the event, through the Stock Show's conclusion, according to the FBI Denver Rocky Mountain Innocence Lost Task Force.
Jan 26, 2015

RT @KDVR: Task force recovers six minors, arrests two alleged child sex traffickers during Stock Show #fox31

Chipotle offers up free entrees in Monday promotion — DENVER - For many carnivores, a switch to tofu sounds less than appealing. But Denver-based burrito chain Chiptole is betting they can win over meat-eaters with just one taste.