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Ptarmigan Fire: Hundreds Remain Evacuated, New Evacuations Ordered After Wildfire Started Near Homes In Summit CountyHundreds of people remain evacuated from their homes on Tuesday following a wildfire that started near Silverthorne on Monday.
Biden Nominates 9 Candidates For Federal Prosecutor Posts, Including Cole Finegan In ColoradoPresident Joe Biden is nominating nine lawyers to run U.S. attorney's offices across the country, a diverse group of candidates in the latest round of picks for the top law enforcement positions. Cole Finegan, managing partner of the law firm Hogan Lovells in Denver, is being put up for U.S. attorney in Colorado.
Elijah McClain Death: Former Aurora Police Officer Jason Rosenblatt's Lawsuit DismissedA lawsuit filed by a former Aurora police officer in connection to the Elijah McClain case has been dismissed. Former Officer Jason Rosenblatt was fired for his involvement with a photo mocking McClain's death.
Colorado Lawmakers Consider Auditing State’s COVID Testing Program: 'It’s Not Fair 1,100 Nursing Home Patients Died'Some Colorado state lawmakers are calling for an audit of Colorado's COVID testing program after learning the health department used unauthorized tests in hundreds of nursing homes.
Denver Weather: Tuesday Is Our Final Warm Day, Cool And Wet Weather Is ComingIt's about a week behind schedule, but cooler fall-like weather will finally arrive in Colorado in the coming days.
47-Year-Old Woman Inside Aurora Home Killed When Shots Are Fired At It From Car OutsideAn investigation revealed a vehicle pulled up in front of a home in the Hoffman Heights neighborhood overnight and shots were fired from it at the house. The woman was inside and was struck and killed.
Aurora Police Association Launches 'No Confidence Vote' On Chief, Cites 'Hysterical Overreaction'The Aurora Police Association, which represents about 250 of the Aurora Police Department's 690 uniformed officers, has launched a no confidence vote on Aurora Police Chief Vanessa Wilson.
Wildfire Sparks In Ptarmigan Wilderness Above Town Of SilverthorneThe Summit County Sheriff's Office says the entire Hamilton Creek subdivision is now under an evacuation order, not just those above Lake View Circle. Angler Mountain on are pre-evacuation status.
Hector Frias-Chavarria Sentenced For Drunken & Deadly Road Rage CrashAn Arapahoe County judge sentenced a 24-year-old man to six years in prison for killing a woman in a drunken road rage crash.
High COVID Plateau In Colorado Somewhat Dependent On Vaccines For ChildrenWhile cases again surged at the end of August in Colorado and into September, numbers are leveling off and even declining slightly.
Denver Approves $1.5 Million To Help Rebuild Local Restaurant & Hospitality IndustryDenver City Council unanimously approved $1.5 million in grant money Monday night to help the restaurant and hospitality industry in Denver hire and keep their staff.
Denver Approves $1 Million Grant To Help Ease Hiring StrugglesRestaurants and hotels could soon get much needed financial help to overcome their hiring struggles.
'We Really Need Help': 27J District Warns Of Service Cuts Amidst Staffing ShortagesWeeks after students returned to in-person learning, some Colorado districts are struggling to fill openings in the classrooms, cafeterias, and other critical areas. Brighton 27J Schools is warning parents it may have to take drastic measures if things don't change fast.  
Denver Weather: Cooler Temperatures Arrive Quickly
Visitors Reminded To Give Wildlife Plenty Of Room During RutFlocks of tourists gather to watch bull elk challenge each other, bugling and defending their herds every September. The annual rut brings huge herds of elk to Estes Park and Rocky Mountain National Park.
Denver Police Search For Suspect Driver In Deadly Hit & Run That Killed Man In WheelchairPolice in Denver are searching for the driver and suspect vehicle in a deadly hit-and-run that happened early Monday morning. The crash happened near 3rd and Broadway about 3 a.m.
United Airlines Faces Lawsuit Brought On By Employee Over COVID VaccineA Centennial woman is taking United Airlines to federal court. She alleges the airline's vaccine requirement discriminates against her religion.
Rogel Aguilera-Mederos Trial: Jury Selection Continues For 2019 Deadly I-70 Semi CrashJury selection in the trial for the semi driver charged in the 2019 deadly crash on Interstate 70 near the Colorado Mills mall continued Monday.
Who Should Get The COVID Booster Shot? Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida Weighs InHealth officials have approved coronavirus booster shots for older adults, yet there is still confusion over who should get a third dose. Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida helped clear things up for us on CBSN Denver.
Sheriff's Office: CU Student Purposely Jumped Into Abandoned MineThe Boulder County Sheriff's Office says a 19-year-old man purposely jumped into an abandoned mine.
John Hinckley, Who Shot Reagan, To Be Freed From OversightA federal judge said Monday that John Hinckley Jr., who tried to assassinate President Ronald Reagan four decades ago, can be freed from all remaining restrictions next year if he continues to follow those rules and remains mentally stable.
Arvada Residents Facing Outdoor Watering Restrictions As Ralston Reservoir Closes For RepairsPeople living in Arvada will be facing outdoor watering restrictions beginning next month. The restrictions come as Denver Water closes down Ralston Reservoir for repairs.
First Arrest In University Hill Riot, Henry Chardack, Now SentencedThe first person to be arrested for the University Hill riot at the University of Colorado Boulder was the first to be sentenced.
Missing Hiker Rescued Nearly 2 Days After Becoming Lost In Boulder CountyA missing woman was found safe this weekend after she had not been seen for nearly two days.
All-Black Everest Team Aims To Diversify Outdoors IndustryA mountaineer from Colorado is planning to lead the first all-Black American expedition to the top of Mount Everest.
Search Crews Begin Recovery Process After Missing Hiker Vaughn Fetzer's Body FoundAlamosa Volunteer Search and Rescue crews are recovering the body of a missing hiker after his body was found. Vaughn Fetzer was last heard from on Sept. 18.
Edgar Hernandez-Flores Sentenced To 30 Years In Prison For Shooting Death Of Jeremy Jamaal RudolphThe teen shooter who left his 16-year-old victim dead in a parking lot in Aurora has been sentenced to 30 years in prison. Edgar Hernandez-Flores, 18, was sentenced for the death of Jeremy Jamaal Rudolph.
University Of Colorado Boulder Built 'CUTE' Satellite Launches Into SpaceA satellite the size of a cereal box is heading into space. Researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder designed the CUTE or Colorado Ultraviolet Transit Experiment satellite.
Colorado's COVID Testing Program Under Fire After Use Of Tests Off-Label Despite ConcernsA state senator is asking for an audit of Colorado's COVID-19 testing program amid questions about an $89 million contract with a startup company called Curative.
8th Avenue Bridge Shut Down Through May 2022 While Crews Build Bigger, Better ReplacementCrews will be shutting down a section of 8th Avenue to replace a decades-old bridge. It will be months before it reopens.

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