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Denver To Test Outdoor Warning Siren System On Wednesday

The Denver Office of Emergency Management and Homeland Security will be testing the city’s outdoor warning siren system on Wednesday at 11 a.m.

06/10/2014

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Human Smuggling Investigated After Fatal Rollover Near Utah-Colorado Border

A minivan carrying nine people rolled and crashed early Friday on Utah’s main east-west highway near the Colorado border, killing four people and injuring four others.

05/16/2014

The Springs Resort and Spa in Pagosa Springs (credit: CBS)

Spa In Pagosa Springs Tied To International Drug Investigation

Federal authorities are looking into the possibility a popular Colorado resort is part of an international drug operation.

11/25/2013

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

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Operation iGuardian Nets More Than 250 Online Predators

Federal agents with guns drawn arrested suspected online predators after the culmination of a 5-week long national crackdown on Internet targeting of children.

07/16/2013

A medical evacuation exercise at DIA on Wednesday (credit: CBS)

Emergency Responders Hold Disaster Drill At DIA

People in the Denver metro area saw more ambulances, police cruisers and fire engines on Wednesday as a large-scale disaster drill was held at the Denver International Airport.

06/05/2013

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Feds Checking Whether Suspects Used Tunnel For Smuggling

Federal investigators believe an auto dealership was a front for a multimillion dollar operation involving drugs, cars and money laundering. Agents also searched for a tunnel used for smuggling.

03/06/2013

Kumar Kibble, special agent in charge of the Denver office of Immigration and Customs (credit: CBS)

Government Crackdown Identifies Fake Merchandise Websites

Retail experts say Americans will likely spend $1.6 billion on Cyber Monday 2012, a 20 percent increase with about 25 percent of the shoppers using tablets.

11/26/2012

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Supreme Court’s Arizona Immigration Ruling Has Implications For Colorado

The U.S. Supreme Court took some of the teeth out Arizona’s tough immigration law. The court on Monday upheld a key provision in the law, but struck down the rest of it, and the ruling has implications for Colorado.

06/25/2012

Mitt Romney and Rick Scott (Photo by Gerardo Mora/Getty Images)

Opinion: Florida’s Voter Purge Attempts To Stifle Democrats and Minorities

Elected officials would do well to remember that it is the job of the voters to pick their representatives, it is not the job of elected officials to pick who gets to vote.

06/14/2012

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