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An image from Copter4 of a home lost in the Lower North Fork Fire (credit: CBS)

Colorado Pays Nearly $18 Million To Wildfire Victims

People impacted by a 2012 Colorado wildfire started by the state have gotten their compensation payments from the government.

07/29/2014

A Dumpster in Aspen where a bear was observed (credit: CBS)

Woman Attacked In Aspen During Active Weekend For Bears In Colorado

A woman sustained injuries after being attacked by a bear in Aspen early Sunday morning, an SUV owner found his vehicle damaged, and a bear was put down in Fruita Sunday night.

07/28/2014

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

David MacBean (credit: CBS)

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

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