Report: Man shot in back in officer-involved shooting
LONGMONT, Colo. (AP) — Autopsy and toxicology reports say a 34-year-old man killed by a Colorado police officer last December in Longmont was shot in the lower back and had methamphetamine in his...
LONGMONT, Colo. (AP) — Harmful nitrogen pollution is drifting onto fragile, high-elevation ecosystems in Rocky Mountain National Park from Colorado highways, power plants and livestock operations,...
LONGMONT, Colo. (AP) — The owner of a Colorado skydiving company says he and his staff were involved in search efforts after a client went missing and was later found dead.
Utility finds groundwater contaminants near coal station
LOVELAND, Colo. (AP) — Officials say contaminants are present in groundwater near an electric company's northern Colorado facility, and reports suggest the coal-fired facility may be the...
Colorado trooper killed during blizzard
LONGMONT, Colo. (AP) — Hundreds of people, including law enforcement officers from nearly 40 states, turned out Thursday to honor a Colorado State Patrol trooper struck and killed by a car during...
Troopers ask drivers to slow down after officer’s death
DENVER (AP) — The Colorado State Patrol is pleading with drivers to slow down when they see roadside wrecks after a trooper was struck and killed by car this week.
LONGMONT, Colo. (AP) — The Boulder County Sheriff's Office has confirmed that a fatal skydiving incident in northeast Colorado last October was an accident.
Body found in burning northern Colorado home identified
LONGMONT, Colo. (AP) — Authorities have released the name of a person who was found dead in a burning home in northern Colorado.
The Times-Call reports firefighters found 76-year-old Leoneda...
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FAA releases final report on Colorado skydiving death
LONGMONT, Colo. (AP) — A federal investigation has determined the device that automatically deploys the main or reserve parachute functioned as designed when a 23-year-old Colorado skydiver died last October.
The Daily Times-Call reports the Federal Aviation Administration has released its final report on the skydiving trip in Longmont that led to the death of Logan Polfuss.
Flood recovery efforts stalled by government shutdown
BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Progress on ongoing flood recovery efforts in Boulder and Larimer counties has stopped due to the federal government shutdown.
Coroner rules October Colorado skydiving death an accident
LONGMONT, Colo. (AP) — An investigation has determined that the death of a 23-year-old skydiver last October in Colorado was an accident.
The Boulder County Coroner's Office autopsy report says Logan Polfuss was not using the proper equipment, didn't have his equipment up to standards and did not have enough free fall experience for the type of tracking suit he was using.
Report: Misjudgments led to avalanche death in Colorado
DURANGO, Colo. (AP) — Officials say several misjudgments led to the avalanche that killed a man participating in an advanced avalanche safety class in southwestern Colorado.
The Durango Herald reports the Colorado Avalanche Information Center released a report Wednesday on the avalanche that killed 40-year-old Peter Marshall near Red Mountain Pass earlier this month.
Colorado tutor sentenced in sexual assault of student
LONGMONT, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado tutor convicted for a sexual relationship with a 14-year-old student has been sentenced to at least 10 years in prison.
The Daily Times-Call reports 36-year-old Natalie Gulyas was sentenced Thursday in Boulder County District Court after a jury found her guilty on all charges in October.
AstraZeneca laying off more than 200 workers in Colorado
BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — A biopharmaceutical company is laying off more than 200 employees in Colorado.
The Daily Camera reports the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment's website has published AstraZeneca's notice to shut down operations in Boulder and Longmont.
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Avalanche danger elevated in western Colorado
DENVER (AP) — The avalanche danger is elevated in western Colorado because of fresh, heavy snow and strong winds.
The risk is highest Monday in the backcountry areas near Steamboat Springs, Gunnison, Aspen and Grand Mesa. The Colorado Avalanche Information Center says travel isn't recommended in or below avalanche terrain in those regions.
The risk is ranked as considerable in the San Juan Mountains of southwestern Colorado, where a skier died in an avalanche on Saturday.
1 dead after officer-involved shooting in Longmont
LONGMONT, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado man is dead after an officer-involved shooting, but investigators haven't determined whether the officer's shot killed him.
Deputy Police Chief Jeff Satur told the Longmont Times-Call that 34-year-old Jesus Ramos was found dead inside a Longmont apartment Monday after a verbal confrontation with officers.
Patrol says Colorado girl died in western Nebraska crash
OGALLALA, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a Colorado girl died in a crash along Interstate 80 in western Nebraska.
Dems choose Rep. Mike Foote to serve out Sen. Jones’ term
LONGMONT, Colo. (AP) — Democrats have chosen state Rep. Mike Foote to serve out the term of Sen. Matt Jones, who was elected in November to the Boulder County Board of County Commissioners.
The Daily Camera reports that Foote, who lost a bid for county attorney, was chosen at a party vacancy committee meeting in Longmont on Saturday.
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Anonymous donor pays off layaway at Colorado Walmart
LONGMONT, Colo. (AP) — Christmas came early for some shoppers at a Colorado Walmart.
KUSA-TV reports Walmart Inc. officials say an anonymous donor paid off all the layaway items at the Longmont store on East Ken Pratt Boulevard.
A company spokesperson says the donation totaled nearly $45,000.
District attorney: Officers justified in shooting suspect
BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Officials in Boulder County have ruled two police officers were justified in fatally shooting an armed suspect outside a theater in Longmont, but they aren't releasing the officers' names due to threats made by friends of the suspect.
District Attorney Michael Dougherty said Monday no charges would be filed against the officers who shot and killed 28-year-old Gillie Thurby III on Sept. 20.
1 person dead after mobile home fire in northern Colorado
LONGMONT, Colo. (AP) — Authorities say one person is dead after a fire at a mobile home in northern Colorado.
Longmont Fire Department spokeswoman Molly Cropp tells The Times-Call that neighbors reported the blaze Friday morning, and firefighters encountered heavy smoke and intense heat.
Wyoming’s Rothe is getting a kick out of breakout season
LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — There's some irony to what Cooper Rothe is doing.
Growing up in Longmont, Colorado, Rothe never thought he'd be a kicker. In fact, he rarely passed up the opportunity to rib those who seemed to have the simplest task in football.
"Even in high school, I couldn't imagine myself being a kicker," Rothe said. "I was always the kid that made fun of those kickers. Like, 'Dang, that's probably the easiest job. Why can't you just make everything?'"
11-year-olds suspected of setting fire near Longmont lake
LONGMONT, Colo. (AP) — Colorado authorities suspect three 11-year-old boys of starting a brush fire near a lake near Longmont.
The fire was reported about 4:15 p.m. Sunday in an area containing cattails on the east side of McIntosh Lake.
The fire was contained within about an hour and burned about 1.5 acres. No one was hurt.
Authorities identify skydiver found dead at Longmont
BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — The skydiver found dead in northern Colorado has been identified as 23-year-old Logan Polfuss, of Simla.
The Boulder County Coroner's Office said Saturday that the cause and manner of death are pending further investigation.
The Boulder County Sheriff's Office says Polfuss had a planned a jump in Longmont on Thursday.
Open hearing sought on autopsies in Colorado family slayings
LONGMONT, Colo. (AP) — Attorneys for a Colorado man accused of killing his wife and two daughters have asked for a hearing in open court on whether to keep the autopsy reports secret.
Body of missing skydiver found near Colorado airport
LONGMONT, Colo. (AP) — Northern Colorado officials searching for a missing skydiver found his body near the airport in Longmont.
Boulder County officials say a woman called police in Longmont at about 9 p.m. Thursday to report her 23-year-old boyfriend hadn't returned from a planned skydiving trip that afternoon. Responding officers found his car at the airport and began a search.
Coroner wants to seal autopsy reports in family killing
LONGMONT, Colo. (AP) — A northern Colorado coroner is asking a judge to seal the autopsy results in the deaths of a pregnant woman and her two young daughters.
The Weld County coroner made the motion Monday after Judge Marcelo Kopcow ruled Friday that county prosecutors did not have the standing to make the request.
Utility installs large Tesla battery in northern Colorado
LONGMONT, Colo. (AP) — A utility is hoping a large Tesla battery being installed in northern Colorado will save it up to $1 million annually by storing energy that would otherwise go waste.
The Daily Times-Call reports United Power is expecting to bring the lithium-ion battery being installed east of Longmont onto the grid early next month.
Armed man, wanted on warrant, killed by Colorado officers
LONGMONT, Colo. (AP) — An armed man who was wanted on a sexual assault warrant was shot and killed by police officers in Longmont, Colorado.
Deputy Police Chief Jeff Satur tells the Times-Call newspaper that three uniformed officers and an officer in training contacted 28-year-old Gillie Thurby outside a Longmont movie theater at about 9:45 p.m. Thursday.
Man sent to hospital after parachute catches on powerline
LONGMONT, Colo. (AP) — An Illinois man skydiving in northern Colorado was sent to a hospital after his parachute became entangled on a powerline.
The Daily Times-Call reports rescuers found the 29-year-old man conscious and breathing Thursday morning after he landed on the lines near Longmont's Vance Brand Airport. He was taken to the hospital for a possible back injury.
Proposed Wyoming wind farm could power Colorado cities
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A proposed wind energy project in southern Wyoming could provide power to more than 70,000 homes in several communities in northern Colorado.
Sugar beets making a comeback as Colorado cash crops
FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — Colorado's past, present and future are all visible from Paul Schlagel's front porch just a few miles off Interstate 25 in Longmont.
A pristine view of Longs Peak and the Rocky Mountain range rests undisturbed to the west. Manufacturing and housing developments have inched closer from the east, and the once desolate Boulder County Road 20½ that runs by the farmhouse is now full of steady traffic.
LONGMONT, Colo. (AP) — Lawyers for a teenager accused of stabbing a woman to death in northern Colorado say he was experiencing "involuntary intoxication" at the time of the slaying because of an adverse interaction between acne medication and an antidepressant.
LONGMONT, Colo. (AP) — Longmont police say they are looking for suspects involved in a fire that was intentionally started at a Target store.
Longmont police Cmdr. Joel Post said in a statement on Monday that the store's fire sprinkler system kept the June 18 fire under control and firefighters were able to extinguish the rest.
LONGMONT, Colo. (AP) — A forensic pathologist has filed a wrongful termination lawsuit against a Colorado coroner's office, claiming she was forced out of the job after refusing to change a case's manner of death finding at the insistence of the coroner.
LONGMONT, Colo. (AP) — The Latest on a shooting and vehicle crash in northern Colorado (all times local):
Police in northern Colorado say a driver who crashed into a car after being shot says two people tried to rob him while he was parked.
The shooting happened at around 2:30 a.m. Wednesday near a park in Longmont and the driver crashed his minivan into a parked car about five blocks away. Shell casings were found near where the man said he was shot.
LONGMONT, Colo. (AP) — Police in northern Colorado are investigating after a driver who was shot crashed into a parked car.
Police in Longmont say officers were responding to a "shots fired" call near a park at around 2:30 a.m. Wednesday when a minivan crashed into a parked car five blocks away.
LONGMONT, Colo. (AP) — The Latest on the aftermath of a fatal house explosion (all times local):
An energy company says it resolved legal claims made by two families after a fatal house explosion in northern Colorado that was blamed on a leaking gas pipeline.
Anadarko Petroleum said Wednesday it reached agreements with the families of Mark Martinez and Joey Irwin, who were killed in the April 2017 explosion in the town of Firestone.
LONGMONT, Colo. (AP) — An oil and gas company has demolished a northern Colorado house that was damaged last year in a deadly explosion blamed on a leaking gas pipeline.
LONGMONT, Colo. (AP) — Leaders of a northern Colorado city have approved a $3 million deal with two energy companies to stop surface oil and gas drilling.
Longmont city councilors voted 6-1 for the agreement Tuesday night, saying it was the best they could do to protect the city from drilling under state law.
LONGMONT, Colo. (AP) — Longmont officials say the proposed agreement with two oil and gas companies to end surface drilling within city limits would not prohibit horizontal drilling.
The Daily Times-Call reports city officials answered questions about the proposed agreement with TOP Operating Co. and Cub Creek Energy LLC during a public forum Tuesday.
DENVER (AP) — A Colorado soldier who was killed by enemy fire in Afghanistan is being laid to rest.
Gabriel D. Conde will be buried at Fort Logan National Cemetery in a private cemetery Monday.
A public funeral service was held Saturday in Longmont. Family members shared poems and songs as they remembered the 22-year-old Army airborne infantryman at Lifebridge Christian Church.