Archive for May, 2013

143 pedestrian collisions This Year Alone

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  9 News reports on a fatal pedestrian accident near Exposition and Havana. This is one more in what has become a rash of pedestrian accidents in the Denver Metro area this year. The 143 pedestrian collisions worked by the Denver Police Department in the first four months of 2013 represents more than a 20% [...]

Distracted Driver Causes 3 Car Crash

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According to CBS Denver, a three car crash at the intersection of Colfax and Pierce in Lakewood was caused by a driver running a red light. The vehicle that ran the red light struck another vehicle in the intersection. The second vehicle rolled, striking a third vehicle. No one was seriously injured, but one witness [...]

Compensation For The Wrongfully Convicted

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The governor of Colorado is expected to sign the Compensation for Persons Wrongly Convicted bill, which would provide financial compensation to some people who are wrongly convicted of crimes in Colorado, according to the Denver Post. More than half of the states in the country already have a law providing some kind of compensation to [...]

One Woman Died In Accident With A Semi-Truck

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  One woman died and three were injured in a collision with a semi-truck on I-70 near Glenwood Canyon, according to CBS Denver. The car apparently crossed the center line and hit the semi head-on. The driver was killed, and the three passengers, a man, a woman, and a child, were transported to Vail Valley [...]

Civil Union Raises Points About Finances Of Both Partners

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  An opinion piece printed in the Denver Post about civil union raises some good points about the legal issues related to both marriage and civil union that people sometimes neglect to consider. The piece, which came shortly after civil unions became legal for same sex couples, discusses the legal aspects of civil union that [...]

3-Alarm Fire

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  7 News reports on a 3-alarm fire that burned several units in an apartment building in fort Collins. The Buffalo Run Apartments, at Lincoln Avenue and Lemay Avenue were damaged in a fire that was first reported just before 4:00 in the morning. Poudre Fire Authority Captain Patrick Love says that no injuries have [...]

Questioning The Validity Of DNA Evidence

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  Attorneys for the 18-year-old accused of kidnapping and killing Jessica Ridgeway have called into question the validity of DNA evidence offered by the prosecution, according to 9 News. Attorneys for Austin Sigg became aware of three internal contamination memos within the Colorado Bureau of Investigation, and have asked that those memos be made available [...]

Weather-Related Auto Accidents

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  A number of weather-related auto accidents resulting from the late season snow resulted in injuries, according to 9 News, although none of them appear to be life-threatening. Among the most notable accidents of the day were a crash at the interchange of I-70 and I-225 which caused the flyover ramp from westbound 70 onto [...]