The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is trying to determine how prevalent the plague is in northern Colorado after a 16-year-old boy died of the disease, which was possibly spread by fleas on his family’s rural property.
When a Larimer County teen came down with a high fever and muscle aches, his family thought he had the flu. But he was dead within days and the rare cause was only revealed later.
The Colorado State Patrol has identified the victims in fatal head-on crash in Larimer County that claimed three lives Tuesday night.
Sheriff’s officials say a Livermore man who was fatally shot by a deputy Monday had called 911 to complain about a neighbor, then used a semiautomatic rifle to open fire on deputies who responded.
Larimer County sheriff’s officials say a Livermore man has been cited with 20 counts of animal cruelty over accusations that his horses didn’t have water.
Some firefighters who are gaining ground on containing a wildfire in northern Colorado have been diverted to a new wildfire burning on about three acres nearby.
Firefighters are working to build more containment lines around a northern Colorado wildfire that has scorched more than 200 acres.
On Tuesday at noon firefighters said they believe they are just hours way from having the Hewlett fire completely contained.
Firefighters in northern Colorado are nearing full containment of a blaze that has scorched about 12 square miles.