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2 drive-by shootings in Denver area on Sunday leave 11 wounded

Eleven people were wounded Sunday in a pair of drive-by shootings in the Denver area that happened just hours and miles apart. The first shooting happened about 4:30 p.m. in Byers and Pecos Park in Denver’s Valverde neighborhood. Nine people were shot during a family gathering. All of the victims are expected to survive. Witnesses […]

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Texas man accused in fiery I-70 tractor-trailer crash told authorities his brakes had failed; four killed are identified

GOLDEN — A speeding semitrailer whose driver appeared to one witness to be “wide eyed” and “terrified” passed a truck ramp before plowing into other vehicles on a crowded highway near Denver, killing four people and injuring at least six others, according to court documents released Saturday. The truck driver, 23-year-old Rogel Lazaro Aguilera-Mederos, of […]

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4 killed in fiery I-70 crash in west Lakewood; driver of tractor-trailer that caused wreck arrested, facing vehicular homicide charges

Four people are dead after a flat-bed tractor-trailer loaded with lumber barreled down from the foothills and slammed into rush-hour traffic stalled on Interstate 70 in west Lakewood on Thursday afternoon, carving a fiery path of carnage near Colorado Mills. The truck driver, Rogel Lazaro Aguilera, has been arrested and is facing multiple charges of […]