A former fire chief in Colorado has pleaded guilty to stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars from his department.
Multiple crashes, one of them deadly, forced officials to close Highway 285 in two locations west of Denver during a snowstorm Friday afternoon. The highway reopened just after 4:15 p.m.
It was a double whammy for the foothills on Wednesday as snow and cold ruled the day.
Thousands of people in Jefferson County will have their power turned off as crews repair the electric system.
The Colorado State Patrol says a semitrailer driver and passenger have been taken to hospitals after the truck lost control on a left-hand curve on U.S. 285, went over the guardrail and into Turkey Creek.
About 30 homes remained evacuated on Friday morning while fire crews continued to battle a wildfire near Conifer.
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