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SEVERANCE, Colo | 9-year-old gets Colorado town to end ban on snowball fights

SEVERANCE, Colo — A 9-year-old boy has convinced the leaders of a small northern Colorado town to overturn a nearly century-old ban on snowball fights, and he already knows who his first target will be — his little brother. Dane Best, who lives in the often snow-swept town of Severance, presented his arguments at a … Continue reading SEVERANCE, Colo | 9-year-old gets Colorado town to end ban on snowball fights

WINDSOR, Colo. | Child killed by float in Colorado parade

WINDSOR, Colo.  — Colorado police say an 8-year-old boy has died after being struck by a float during a Labor Day parade. The incident happened during the Windsor Harvest Festival parade about 20 miles (30 kilometers) southeast of Fort Collins. Authorities and witnesses say the boy was a participant on a church-sponsored float and the … Continue reading WINDSOR, Colo. | Child killed by float in Colorado parade

FREDERICK, Colo | Bodies of pregnant Colorado woman, 2 daughters likely found

FREDERICK, Colo — The body was found of a pregnant Colorado woman whose husband was arrested in the disappearance of her and her two young daughters, and investigators were trying to recover what they believe are the remains of the girls, authorities said Thursday. Chris Watts, 33, was taken into custody Wednesday in the town … Continue reading FREDERICK, Colo | Bodies of pregnant Colorado woman, 2 daughters likely found

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. | Ex-Tennessee star gets NFL chance after rape acquittal

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — Former University of Tennessee star linebacker A.J. Johnson is getting a shot in the NFL with the Denver Broncos less than a month after he was acquitted along with a college teammate of aggravated rape charges. Johnson and Michael Williams were acquitted of all counts July 27. They were indicted in February … Continue reading ENGLEWOOD, Colo. | Ex-Tennessee star gets NFL chance after rape acquittal

BOULDER, Colo | Mountain lion breaks into Colorado home, kills house cat

BOULDER, Colo. — A mountain lion that became trapped inside a Colorado home killed a house cat before police and wildlife officers were able to scare it out. Boulder police say the homeowner came back to the house late Thursday night and found the mountain lion inside. It appeared that it had pushed through a … Continue reading BOULDER, Colo | Mountain lion breaks into Colorado home, kills house cat

NIWOT, Colo | Crocs to outsource manufacturing of clogs, other footwear

NIWOT, Colo.  — Colorado-based footwear company Crocs Inc. is closing company-owned manufacturing plants in Italy and Mexico by year’s end and replacing its chief financial officer. The company announced the outsourcing of additional manufacturing and the closure of a distribution facility in Mexico Tuesday while reporting a second-quarter profit of $30.4 million, or 35 cents … Continue reading NIWOT, Colo | Crocs to outsource manufacturing of clogs, other footwear

BOULDER, Colo. | Competitor dies in swim leg of Boulder Ironman triathlon

BOULDER, Colo.— An athlete died a day after he was pulled from the water during the Boulder Ironman 70.3 triathlon in Colorado. It was the third death in four years of Ironman competitions in Boulder. A witness, physician Donald Cain from Wisconsin, told the Daily Camera in Boulder that a man was pulled from the … Continue reading BOULDER, Colo. | Competitor dies in swim leg of Boulder Ironman triathlon