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Woman Says She
Searched a Week
Told Her Dog Died
Jan 14, 2022 1:13 PM CST
Woman Says She Searched a Week Before Service Told Her Dog Died
Liz Giorgi is warning others away from pet-sitting company Wag after what happened to Fran
- "We're committed to the safety and happiness of all dogs in our care, and peace of mind for pet parents." That's the promise of pet-sitting and -walking service Wag, as seen on its website , but one pet owner says her dog is now dead after being...
Saves 3 Kids From Icy Horror
Jan 11, 2022 8:07 AM CST
Eagle-Eyed Neighbor Saves 3 Kids From Icy Horror
Dusti Talavera, 23, happened to see children fall through ice on pond in Denver
- A classic winter scene of kids playing on an icy pond turned frightening in Denver over the weekend, but thanks to an observant neighbor, a major tragedy was averted. KDVR reports that four children, reportedly related, were playing on said pond near an apartment complex when the ice gave way...
This Is the City With
the Most Active Lifestyle
Jan 6, 2022 12:52 PM CST
This Is the City With the Most Active Lifestyle
San Francisco tops WalletHub's ranking, while North Las Vegas brings up the rear
- Juggling work, family, and one's own health and fitness can be a daunting task, and the latter often takes a back seat to all other responsibilities. The pandemic has caused even more people to stay away from gyms and other indoor activities. But there are some cities where residents...
Shooting Spree Suspect
Foreshadowed Attacks in Books
Dec 30, 2021 2:33 AM CST
Shooting Spree Suspect Foreshadowed Attacks in Books
Lyndon James McLeod, 47, was killed after the rampage
- The man who killed five people during a shooting spree in Denver and nearby Lakewood, Colo., had written books previewing the rampage, police say. Lyndon James McLeod, 47, who was shot and killed by a police officer Monday, wrote one novel using the pen name Roman McClay in which a...
Had Extremist Views
Dec 28, 2021 6:47 PM CST
Sources Say Denver Shooter Had Extremist Views
5th victim dies after Lyndon McLeod's Monday rampage
- Police have identified the gunman who killed five people in a shooting spree in Denver and nearby Lakewood Monday as Lyndon James McLeod. Police said Tuesday that McLeod, 47, apparently knew many of his victims and was already "on the radar" of law enforcement, the
Denver Shooting Spree
Leaves 5 Dead, Cop Injured
Dec 28, 2021 12:21 AM CST
Denver Shooting Spree Leaves 5 Dead, Cop Injured
Suspect among the dead in Monday tragedy
- A shooting spree through Denver and nearby Lakewood, Colorado, left at least five people dead Monday, including the suspected shooter, KKTV reports. Multiple people were also injured, including a Lakewood police officer who was in stable condition after being hospitalized with a gunshot wound, the AP reports. Three people were...
These US Cities Have the
Most, Least Holiday Spirit
Dec 15, 2021 9:30 AM CST
These US Cities Have the Most, Least Holiday Spirit
New York City is the most festive of all, while Enterprise, Nev., is a bit of a Grinch
- With 2022 almost upon us, it's the time of year when we wind down and kick back, which often includes a fair bit of festivities. LawnStarter wanted to know which places boast the most spirit of the season, so the site looked at the 200 largest cities in the...
Truck Driver Who Caused
Deadly Crash Gets 110 Years
Dec 14, 2021 6:07 PM CST
Truck Driver Who Caused Deadly Crash Gets 110 Years
Colorado law requires Rogel Aguilera-Mederos to serve 16 sentences consecutively
: A truck driver who slammed into traffic on I-70 in Colorado in 2019, leaving four people dead and six others injured, has been sentenced to 110 years in prison. Rogel Aguilera-Mederos, 26, said his brakes failed, but prosecutors said his reckless behavior and bad decisions—especially his failure to...
10 US Cities Where
People Really Care
Dec 14, 2021 11:05 AM CST
10 US Cities Where People Really Care
Madison, Wis., ranks highest in WalletHub's ranking
- In a world that's become unpredictable, it's comforting to know that across the country, there are still people who care. In some US cities, that compassion and concern for others' well-being has taken priority, and WalletHub is giving them their due. The site looked at America's 100...
Denver Without Snow in
December: It's 'Unheard Of'
Dec 1, 2021 7:55 AM CST
Denver Without Snow in December: It's 'Unheard Of'
City could log 2nd-longest period without snow within days
- Never in recorded history has Denver entered December without logging some snowfall—until now. The city, which has yet to receive its first measurable snow (more than a tenth of an inch) of the 2021 winter season, has blown past its previous record for the latest first snowfall set on...
This State Looks Tempting
Sep 7, 2021 9:10 AM CDT
Nearing Retirement? This State Looks Tempting
4 Fla. cities, including Orlando, make WalletHub's top 10 list for the best places to retire
- Whether you're decades away from retirement or right around the corner, where you head after you clock out for the last time may already be percolating. WalletHub looked at more than 180 of America's cities, analyzing metrics in four main categories: affordability (cost of living, taxpayer friendliness, and...
Denver Tops Ranking
for World's Worst Air
Aug 8, 2021 10:30 AM CDT
Denver Tops Ranking for World's Worst Air
Wildfires send smoke east, affecting Salt Lake City, as well
- Smoke from wildfires burning in the western US helped push Denver to the top of a global ranking this weekend—for world's worst air quality. The city edged out Johannesburg, 162-160, the
reports; on this scale, higher scores indicate worse air. The Colorado health department reported that...
OK, We Get It—This
City Is Extremely Fit
Jul 13, 2021 8:07 AM CDT
OK, We Get It—This City Is Extremely Fit
Arlington, Va., named fittest city in America for 4th straight year on ACSM's annual list
- For the 14th straight year, the American College of Sports Medicine, in conjunction with the Anthem Foundation, has published its Fitness Index , ranking America's largest 100 cities and Washington, DC, on more than 30 indicators regarding various health behaviors, local infrastructure, and chronic diseases. And for the fourth year...
4 Arrested in Denver Over
Weapons in Hotel Room
Jul 11, 2021 3:40 PM CDT
4 Arrested in Denver Over Weapons in Hotel Room
16 long guns and 1K rounds of ammo found in 8th-floor room
- Hotel housekeepers have seen it all. One in Denver definitely has—an unnamed hotel employee saw 16 long guns and more than 1,000 rounds of ammunition in room near Coors Field Friday night, Denver7 reports. The room on the Maven Hotel’s eighth-floor had a balcony overlooking the downtown...
Shootings in Colorado,
St. Louis Leave 6 Dead
Jun 22, 2021 6:38 AM CDT
Shootings in Colorado, St. Louis Leave 6 Dead
Officer was among those killed in suburban Denver
- Two Monday shootings with multiple casualties are making headlines, one that left three dead—including a police officer—in suburban Denver, and another that left three dead and four injured in St. Louis. Details:
The shooting took place in the shopping district of Olde Town Arvada Monday afternoon,
Horribly Wrong' in
Case of Murdered Boy
Jun 9, 2021 10:05 AM CDT
'Something Went Horribly Wrong' in Case of Murdered Boy
Mom accused of murder claimed she would find new home 'for Liam and I'
- The father of a boy found dead near a Las Vegas-area trailhead last month contacted police without knowing his son was dead—an encounter that would ultimately lead to the identification of 7-year-old Liam Husted . On June 1, Liam's father informed police in San Jose, Calif., that he'd...
Capitol Riot Suspect's New
Woe: a Dead Mountain Lion
May 17, 2021 6:40 AM CDT
Capitol Riot Suspect's New Woe: a Dead Mountain Lion
Patrick Montgomery accused of killing animal near Denver, though he's not supposed to own guns
- A Colorado man accused of storming the Capitol and who was banned from owning firearms is facing another arrest and new charges after feds say he killed a mountain lion near Denver. CBS Denver reports that Patrick Montgomery, 48, was already facing a series of counts linked to the Jan....
2 Planes Collide in Air
—and Both Land Safely
May 13, 2021 9:35 AM CDT
2 Planes Collide in Air —and Both Land Safely
Amazingly, no one was hurt after small planes hit each other Wednesday near Denver
- Officials say it's a miracle no one was injured after two planes collided in Colorado on Wednesday, especially as one plane appeared to have been nearly split in two. The small planes collided over Cherry Creek State Park around 10:25am while trying to land. The pilot and lone...
Here's Where Millennials Are
Flocking to Across America
Apr 17, 2021 1:20 PM CDT
Here's Where Millennials Are Flocking to Across America
The 25-to-39 set is defecting from big cities to smaller ones
- Before the pandemic, millennials were already starting to ditch America's biggest cities, leaving New York, Chicago, and Los Angeles for opportunities in cozier urban enclaves, per CNBC . COVID hasn't changed that trend, and SmartAsset wanted to see which smaller cities draw the demographic of those ages 25 to...
Denver Addresses 'Wrongs
of the Past' With a Gift of Bison
Apr 15, 2021 10:25 AM CDT
Denver Addresses 'Wrongs of the Past' With a Gift of Bison
Parks department is giving surplus bison to indigenous tribes over 10 years
- The city of Denver was in the game of selling bison. But in a new move, it's opting to gift bison to indigenous tribes across the country as a form of reparations. Denver Parks and Recreation keeps two bison herds descended from a small number of Yellowstone bison, and...
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