Check pothole damage policies for self-park lots
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by Shaul Turner
3h ago
DENVER (KDVR) — Colorado’s temperature changes are causing huge potholes in parking lots near Denver’s airport. Brad Hansen told the Problem Solvers that deep cracks in the pavement at a lot off of Tower Road caused more than a thousand dollars worth of damage to his daughter’s car. “They're like small craters. It's pretty bad. A lot of cars have to go around and almost hit you as they're coming through," he said ..read more
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New police task force aims to keep fentanyl out of Denver
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by Ashley Michels
3h ago
DENVER (KDVR) — The Denver Police Department says it is cracking down on fentanyl.  Denver Police reassigned five detectives and one sergeant to work in the newly formed Fentanyl Investigations Team. The team members had previously been working in the department’s marijuana task force, but in 2022, they had just 37 cases. “Right now we do currently investigate fentanyl throughout the districts," Lt. Aaron Rebeterano said. "We have six districts. Each district is responsible for investigating illicit drugs. It’s quite difficult to address this when it’s very fractured and there are multipl ..read more
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Loved ones remember mother killed by suspected drunk driver
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by Talya Cunningham
5h ago
DENVER (KDVR) — Family and friends are forced to say goodbye to their loved one, Kathy Rothman, who was hit and killed by a suspected drunk driver nearly two weeks ago while driving for Uber. The driver, suspected to be under the influence, is Coban Porter. The University of Denver basketball player was charged on Wednesday with four felony counts related to the crash, including vehicular homicide while driving under the influence, vehicular homicide for reckless driving, vehicular assault while driving under the influence and vehicular assault for reckless driving. Colorado traffic deaths hig ..read more
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Electricity back on for some after water main break
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by Rogelio Mares
5h ago
DENVER (KDVR) — The electricity is back on for residents who live in some of the buildings near where a water main burst in Denver. Don Jaffe has lived at the building for 12 years. "I'm up on seven, way up there at the top," Jaffe said, "and I could see from about three houses in on the corner, on Eudora Street, that there was basically a river of water coming down the street." Water, mud flow into parking garage Jaffe and dozens of other residents were awakened by a water main break around 3 a.m. Thursday. "The east building, the taller one, the garage is completely flooded," Joy Bruemmer, a ..read more
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Thornton family asks for help after serious crash
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by Greg Nieto
5h ago
THORNTON, Colo. (KDVR) — A Thornton mother is struggling with her recovery after a bad vehicle crash. Trinity Medina was involved in the crash on Jan. 25 at the intersection of 104th Avenue and Irma Drive in Northglenn. “Our life changed, right then and there,” the young woman said. She suffered injuries to her head and arm ..read more
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Bennet wants TikTok removed from app stores
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by Gabrielle Franklin
5h ago
DENVER (KDVR) -- Calls for TikTok to be removed from phones around the United States are growing louder across the nation. A U.S. senator from Colorado is now joining the list of people looking to stop the app's use and is calling on Apple and Google to remove it from their stores. Democratic Senator Michael Bennet not only wants the app be removed from phones, he is asking to have it removed from app stores for good; sending a letter to the CEOs of Apple and Google, asking them to remove the app from their digital stores. "We've got a platform out there that a third of the American people are ..read more
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Colorado's drought monitor continues to improve
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by Jessica Lebel
5h ago
DENVER (KDVR) -- The snowy end to fall and start to winter in Colorado have significantly helped drought conditions across the state. November, December and January all overperformed for snowfall in Denver bringing above-average totals for three months in a row. Both December and January had an impressive 13 inches of snow ..read more
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Herod: Colorado law would have stopped the Tyre Nichols beating
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by Scott Doane
5h ago
DENVER (KDVR) — The killing of Tyre Nichols in Memphis has many calling for police reform nationwide. During Nichols’ funeral this week, Vice President Kamala Harris and Rev. Al Sharpton called on Congress to pass the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act. Colorado passed a sweeping bill of police reforms back in 2020 after George Floyd was killed by a police officer. A co-sponsor of that law, state Rep. Leslie Herod, D-Denver, joined the political program "Colorado Point of View" this week. Colorado bill would make all auto theft a felony Many law enforcement agencies have struggled with recru ..read more
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Punxsutawney Phil says more winter, Pinpoint Weather team says he may be right
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by Jessica Lebel
5h ago
DENVER (KDVR) -- Another Groundhog Day has come and gone, and the result was that winter might be sticking around a little longer. This morning, Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow, meaning he predicts another six weeks of winter. Since 1887, Phil has seen his shadow 106 times, predicting a late winter and has only not seen his shadow 20 times. The Pinpoint Weather team says wintery weather is likely here to stay in Colorado ..read more
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Water main break floods underground parking garages
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by Vicente Arenas
5h ago
DENVER (KDVR) — A water main break that created a large sinkhole in the Hale neighborhood also flooded underground parking garages at nearby high-rise condominium buildings. “I received a knock on my door at 5 o’clock that the garage had flooded and to move my car,” resident Pam Butler said ..read more
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