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Amber alert issued for 9-year-old girl last seen in metro Denver

By: Sam Tabachnik

An Amber alert was issued Saturday afternoon for a 9-year-old girl last seen that morning in metro Denver, the Colorado Bureau of Investigation said on Twitter. Sloan Lipnick is believed to be with non-custodial parent Carly Lipnick in a 2012 white Audi Q5 with Colorado license plates OWO236, the alert...

Woman found shot on side of I-70 in Denver dies in hospital

By: Sam Tabachnik

A woman who was found shot on the side of Interstate 70 in Denver on Monday morning has died and police are investigating it as homicide. Around 4:45 a.m. Monday, police found a woman with a gunshot wound in the driver’s seat of a vehicle on the side of the...

Global death toll from coronavirus surpasses 200,000

By: Sara Burnett, Kate Brumback

ATLANTA — As the global death toll from the coronavirus surpassed 200,000 on Saturday, countries took cautious steps toward easing some lockdowns, while fears of infection made even some pandemic-wounded businesses reluctant to reopen. The states of Georgia, Oklahoma and Alaska started loosening restrictions on businesses despite warnings from experts...

In Trump’s shadow, Congress-at-home eyes reboot during coronavirus

By: Lisa Mascaro

WASHINGTON — They long for what’s being lost: the ability to publicly question officials at committee hearings, to chat across the aisle, to speak from the House and Senate floor for all of America, and history, to hear. Congress wants its voice back. With no real plan to reopen Capitol...

49ers acquire Pro Bowl LT Trent Williams from Redskins

By: Josh Dubow

The San Francisco 49ers acquired seven-time Pro Bowl left tackle Trent Williams from the Washington Redskins on Saturday. Williams’ agent, Vincent Taylor, said in a statement that it was time for Williams to leave Washington after he sat out all last season in a dispute with management. “Trent Williams is...

1 dead after overnight shooting near Green Valley Ranch in Denver

By: Sam Tabachnik

Denver police are investigating a homicide after a person was shot and killed early Saturday morning near Green Valley Ranch. Officers responded after midnight to a reported shooting at East 54th Avenue and North Yampa Street and found an adult male with serious injuries, police tweeted. The man was transported...

1 killed in Lone Tree shooting and 2 detained, Douglas County sheriff says

By: Sam Tabachnik

Douglas County authorities are investigating a homicide after one person was killed Friday in Lone Tree. Deputies responded to a shots-fired call at 5:50 p.m. at 10169 Park Meadows Drive and found an individual on the ground with injuries. Medical personnel performed lifesaving efforts, but were unsuccessful, the Douglas County...

These Colorado counties have extended their stay-at-home orders

By: Matt Sebastian

Colorado’s month-long stay-at-home order expires at the end of Sunday, and Gov. Jared Polis has announced plans to shift to a new “safer-at-home” phase of the state’s COVID-19 response that will begin Monday with gradual reopenings of some businesses over the next few weeks. But leaders of some municipalities and...