Drivers are urged to be mindful of the back to school season

DENVER (KDVR) – Denver police will launch an awareness campaign as more than 90,000 students prepare to return to school next week. Many of the school district’s more than 200 schools are located near busy intersections. It’s a concern for Cierra Woodward, a mother of four. “And if a child walks, he hits him and … Read more

FUGITIVE IN AURORA: Police issue shelter-in-place during arrest operation

AURORA, Colo. (KDVR) – UPDATE (3:15 PM): Police say they are negotiating with the man over the phone and making announcements for him to come out peacefully. UPDATE (2:39 PM): Aurora police say the fugitive is the only person inside a home that doesn’t belong to him. Aurora and Denver police officers and SWAT officers … Read more

Colorado Denver Jobs: Need a job? DPS hires for several positions

Denver (KDVR) – If you are looking for a job, Denver’s public schools are recruiting. DPS will organize a job show Thursday for the many district openings. DPS has said that many openings are available to support stations, including paraprofessionals and bus drivers in special education. Why return photos could be an invitation to predators … Read more

Amid child pornography case, Brush Public Schools seeks to sever ties with police

BRUSH, Colo. (KDVR) – Trust has apparently broken down between Brush Public Schools and the Brush Police Department, and it is deeply rocking this small northern Colorado community. Two BPS administrators are accused of possessing inappropriate photos shared between high school students, now they face child pornography charges. Now the district is severing ties with … Read more

Puppy Stolen From Centennial Pet Store Is At Least 4th Stolen In 4 Years

CENTENNIAL, Colo. (KDVR) – A Centennial pet store said it was hit again after a miniature schnauzer went missing from the store on July 25. Perfect Pets believe three teenagers took the dog by stuffing it into one of the boy’s sweatpants and then walked out of the store. “More than anything, I’m really concerned … Read more

“Toxic effects of fentanyl”: DPD investigates baby’s death

DENVER (KDVR)—The Denver Police Department is investigating the fentanyl-related death of a Denver infant in December after initially saying the case was ruled “not criminal” when troubleshooters inquired at this subject in June. “The report was not reviewed by the detective prior to your request for information on the case, and the investigation, which was … Read more

WARNING FOR PARENTS: Why back-to-school photos could be an invitation to predators

DENVER (KDVR) – Across the country, the children’s zone has returned to school for the new school year. That means your social media feed is probably flooded with photos from the first day of school. You’ve also probably seen a lot of these photos with kids holding a sign that reads the following: Last name … Read more

EXPLAINER: Winners, losers in water cuts for western states

WASHINGTON (AP) — Residents of Arizona and Nevada will not face bans on watering their lawns or washing their cars despite water shortages on the Colorado River. But officials said Tuesday there will be even less water available next year from the river that serves 40 million people in the West and in Mexico. Observers … Read more

LoDo Denver Police Shooting Video Released; legal experts intervene

DENVER (KDVR) — After repeated requests, the Denver Police Department has released body camera video of a shooting involving an officer in Lower Downtown. On the heels of its release, the Denver district attorney announced that a grand jury will decide whether charges should be brought against the three officers who fired into a crowd … Read more

WATER RIGHTS: Will Reductions in Use of the Colorado River Impact Colorado?

DENVER (KDVR) — While the federal government has announced water use reductions for some states in the Colorado River watershed, the Centennial State won’t have to worry about the federal government’s forced reductions for the moment. The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation set a deadline that expired on Tuesday, calling on Wyoming, Colorado, Utah, New Mexico, … Read more