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LAKEWOOD | A Denver-area man is happily chewing his food after West Metro firefighters dove to rescue his dentures. KMGH-TV reports (http://bit.ly/1g764Dq ) that David Damron was fishing with his wife at Main Reservoir in Lakewood last week when his teeth slipped from his mouth and into the water. His wife, Karen Damron, jumped into the reservoir […]


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DENVER | A Denver firefighter injured after falling about 20 feet through a skylight last month has died. The Denver Fire Department says John Whelan died Wednesday night after succumbing to his injuries. The department says the 15-year veteran died after going to the hospital for shortness of breath and then going into cardiac arrest. Whelan […]


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BOULDER | Roads in Boulder may be slightly less busy as commuters celebrate Tube To Work Day on Tuesday. The Daily Camera in Boulder reports the tradition began with two men tubing to work along Boulder Creek in 2008. Last year, 40 people chose to ride an inner tube to work instead of a vehicle. Tube To […]


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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 […]


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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 […]


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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 […]


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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. […]


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