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Diplomats accuse Trump as impeachment hits Americans’ TVs

By: Lisa Mascaro, Mary Clare Jalonick

WASHINGTON  — On Day One of extraordinary public impeachment hearings, the top American diplomat in Ukraine revealed new evidence that President Donald Trump was overheard asking about political “investigations” that he later demanded from Ukraine in exchange for military aid. The revelation came as House Democrats pressed their case for...

3 Weld County deputies fired after Oct. 18 incident

By: The Loveland Reporter-Herald

The Weld County Sheriff’s Office announced Wednesday that three deputies have been relieved of duty following an incident on Oct. 18, involving a suspect who was being held in a sheriff’s office interview room for the Loveland Police Department under suspicion of criminal activity. “While deputies were attempting to restrain...

The Latest: New evidence emerges in impeachment hearing

By: The Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the House impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump (all times local): 10 p.m. On Day One of public impeachment hearings, the top American diplomat in Ukraine revealed new evidence that President Donald Trump was overheard asking about political “investigations” that he later demanded from...

Colorado Supreme Court considers reversal of ban on gun magazine limits

By: Colleen Slevin

DENVER — Gun rights groups are urging the Colorado Supreme Court to follow guidance from the U.S. Supreme Court to throw out the state’s ban on gun magazines that hold more than 15 rounds. In arguments before the state court Wednesday, the groups’ lawyer, Barry Arrington, said that since the...

Driver found dead in crashed vehicle in Glendale had been shot

By: Kieran Nicholson

A driver found dead inside a vehicle in Glendale has been identified. The man had been shot. The body of Carlos Ramirez-Rivera, 20, was found about 2:50 a.m. Nov. 4 in the 900 block of South Birch Street, according to investigators. Denver firefighters were first to arrive after a 911...

Fact check: House Trump impeachment inquiry — Day 1

By: Hope Yen, Calvin Woodward

WASHINGTON — Congressional Republicans pressed the discredited theory that Ukraine meddled in the 2016 U.S. election in defending President Donald Trump in Wednesday’s impeachment hearings. A look at some of the remarks in the House Intelligence Committee proceeding: ___ REP. DEVIN NUNES, top Republican on the committee: “The Democrats cooperated...

Utility to pay $360 million for major Southern California wildfires

By: Brian Melley

LOS ANGELES — Southern California Edison has agreed to pay $360 million to local governments to settle lawsuits over deadly wildfires sparked by its equipment during the last two years, including one blamed for a mudslide that killed more than 20 people, the utility and attorneys announced Wednesday. The sum...

The Latest: Trump denies asking about investigations on call

By: The Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the House impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump (all times local): 5 p.m. President Donald Trump is denying he asked a U.S. ambassador about “investigations” in Ukraine a day after his call with that country’s president. The existence of the call was revealed Wednesday...

Takeaways from the first day of public House impeachment hearings

By: Eric Tucker, Michael Balsamo, Mary Clare Jalonick

WASHINGTON — Wednesday’s start of public impeachment hearings in Congress marked the first time that the American public could watch and listen to the witnesses whose testimony is at the core of the Democrats’ investigation. In several hours of testimony, punctuated by occasional bickering among lawmakers, some memorable moments emerged....

Country star Dierks Bentley is opening a bar in LoDo

By: Josie Sexton

So long, LoDo’s Bar and Grill. After 15 years creating a reputation for itself and the surrounding neighborhood, the bar that began its life with a country-western theme is switching brands and getting back to its roots, this time with a famous name attached to it. Dierks Bentley’s Whiskey Row...

The Latest: Panel tables motion to subpoena whistleblower

By: The Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the House impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump (all times local): 4:10 p.m. A motion to issue a congressional subpoena to compel the whistleblower whose complaint led to the House impeachment inquiry to appear behind closed doors has been put off. House intelligence Committee...

At least one Denver restaurant is having some fun with the impeachment hearings

By: Saja Hindi, The Know

On the first day of the public impeachment hearings for President Donald Trump, at least one Colorado business is hoping to spur community discussions on the issue. A sign outside Tony P’s Pizza in Denver’s Highland neighborhood displays its drink specials: Impeachmint Tea and Impeachmint Julep. Owner Tony Pasquini said...