A CBS4 investigation has found members of the Denver Police Department’s Honor Guard have been routinely paid thousands of dollars in overtime during Broncos home games to carry the flag for a few minutes before the games.
A Jefferson County judge has harshly slapped down requests for mercy from a terminally ill inmate and his family who requested he be allowed to return home to die.
New evacuation plans have been adopted in unincorporated Jefferson County after the Lower North Fork fire claimed three lives.
Colorado officials monitoring a prescribed burn apparently didn’t request updated weather forecasts for the area for three days before it erupted into a deadly wildfire.
Emergency officials initially told confused and worried residents not to worry about smoke from what turned into a wildfire on the outskirts of Denver.
More residents displaced by the Colorado wildfire returned to their homes as fire crews on Sunday fought for full containment of the blaze.
The wildfire burning in the mostly rural area southwest of Denver was 45 percent contained Thursday evening. JeffCo acknowledges there was an issue with alerting all homeowners about the evacuations.
Gov. John Hickenlooper toured the devastation from the Lower North Fork Fire from a helicopter on Thursday and met with those who have been forced from their homes.
The company that supplies the automated alert system that warned people southwest of Denver to flee a deadly wildfire says the system worked exactly as it should.
The wildfire burning in the mostly rural area southwest of Denver was 45 percent contained Thursday evening.