In Brief

BOULDER | The Boulder County coroner will identify a body pulled from Boulder Creek that officials suspect is a tuber who has been missing for weeks. The Daily Camera reports (http://bit.ly/1C7zFGF ) that a hiker saw the body in the water Tuesday. Rescue crews retrieved the body later that evening. Boulder County Sheriff’s Sgt. Dave Booton says […]

CASTLE ROCK | A body found in the South Platte River in Waterton Canyon has been identified as that of a missing motorcyclist. The body was found Saturday. Robert Jacobs, 65, was reported missing June 8. He was last seen in Castle Rock on his way to Breckenridge. The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the […]

AURORA | Two young boys were seriously hurt in a crash Friday evening at East 17th Place and Interstate 225, Aurora police said. The crash happened around 4:30 p.m. when a man driving a red Jeep Cherokee ran a red light and was broadsided by a Ford F-150 pick up truck. Police said a 2-year-old […]

DENVER | A Denver police officer commandeered a bicycle in the pursuit of a suspected felon on the city’s Cherry Creek Bike Path. The Denver Post reports (http://dpo.st/1Gl6fjK ) that the officer stopped a man on a B-cycle, a rented public bike, and with his permission, used the wheels to catch up with a fleeing suspect. […]

BOULDER | The Boulder County Coroner’s office has identified the body pulled from Boulder Creek on Monday as a man from Denver. The Daily Camera reports (http://bit.ly/1HVZsCw ) that the coroner’s office said Wednesday that the fisherman found was 42-year-old Jason Oliver McKain. An autopsy will be performed to determine McKain’s manner of death. McKain was found […]

AURORA | Police say a motorcyclist was killed Tuesday night — Aurora’s 17th automobile fatality of the year — when he was struck by a car on South Sable Boulevard. According to Aurora police, the crash happened around 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Sable and East Bayaud Avenue. Police said witnesses told them a motorcycle headed […]

BOULDER | Emergency crews will resume searching this morning in response to a report of what appeared to be a man dressed in fishing gear seen floating down Boulder Creek. The Daily Camera reports (http://bit.ly/1Fiigpk ) that crews searched unsuccessfully for several hours Sunday. The search was suspended after 8 p.m. Sheriff’s Cmdr. Heidi Prentup says around […]

GLENDALE | A homeless man in Glendale is being credited for helping rescue a goose that had been shot with a nail gun. KUSA-TV reports (http://on9news.tv/1FJbKIF ) that Don Carson noticed the hurt goose in Creekside Park. The goose he’s nicknamed “Honk” had a nail sticking about an inch out of his head. Carson began making calls […]

COLORADO SPRINGS | As part of a yearlong campaign to eradicate distracted driving, Colorado State Patrol is increasing enforcement of the no texting law and adding patrols to look for distracted drivers. The Gazette of Colorado Springs reports (http://bit.ly/1GlESMv ) that minors are prohibited from using a cellphone while driving and all drivers are prohibited from texting. […]

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