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Gov. John Hickenlooper signs the firefighter safety bill into law at Elk Creek Station in Conifer. (credit: CBS)

Firefighter Safety Bill Signed Into Law

Gov. John Hickenlooper signed a bill into law that increases firefighter safety.

05/15/2014

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3 Separate Law Enforcement Vehicles Struck In 3 Days

A Colorado State Patrol trooper’s cruiser was struck on Interstate 70 near Silver Plume during Monday morning’s rush hour.

05/12/2014

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Snowy Crashes On Highway 285 Leave 2 Officers Hurt

Heavy snow and wet roads hit the Denver metro area on Sunday, and the storm on Mother’s Day caught some drivers off guard.

05/12/2014

Lower North Fork Fire (credit: CBS)

Payments To Colorado Fire Victims Get Initial OK

Colorado lawmakers are advancing a proposal budgeting $17.6 million for victims of a wildfire that killed three people and burned down two dozen homes in the foothills southwest of Denver.

05/02/2014

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Community Shocked By Indictment Against Former Fire Chief

A former volunteer fire chief who seemed to care deeply about his community is now accused of stealing approximately $634,000 from his department.

10/18/2013

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Thousands Of IREA Customer To Lose Power For Switch Repair

Thousands of people in Jefferson County will have their power turned off as crews repair the electric system.

09/24/2013

A dump truck sits in standing flood water from the South Platte River on September 14, 2013 in La Salle, Colorado. Heavy rains for the better part of week fueled widespread flooding in numerous Colorado towns. The historic flooding forced thousands to evacuate the area and more rain is predicted through the weekend. (Photo by Marc Piscotty/Getty Images)

Nebraska Officials Urge People To Stay Clear Of Flood

State officials urged residents on Friday to avoid the contaminated floodwater pouring into western Nebraska from Colorado, while offering assurances that the flood posed no immediate threat to cities, railroad lines or Interstate 80.

09/20/2013

Flooding at Cactus Jack's in Evergreen (credit: Cactus Jack's)

Evergreen Gets Flooded, Residents Along Bear Creek Asked To Leave

The roundabout at Colorado Route 74 and 73 is closed and the city of Evergreen is now dealing with an emergency situation.

09/13/2013

The bears in Conifer (credit: Steve Gittelman)

Camper Bit By Bear Near Pagosa Springs

The search is on in Southern Colorado for a bear that bit a camper.

08/17/2013

An image of the Lime Gulch Fire on June 20, 2013. (credit: CBS)

Fire Near Conifer Near Full Containment

A wildfire burning in the foothills about 30 miles southwest of Denver is expected to be fully contained soon and evacuation orders have been lifted.

06/23/2013

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