From the Denver7 news desk: Breaking and developing news on Dec. 12, 2017

This is the Denver7 breaking and developing news blog. Throughout the day, this story will be updated with both minor and large breaking news events that our readers care about. Check back as we continue to update this story. 


6:16 p.m.: Denver Police gave the "all clear" after a report of a suspicious package left on a light rail train at the 16th and Stout station. Police say the item was determined to not be dangerous. Traffic and pedestrian closures will be lifted soon. 

5:51 p.m.: Police have yet to release an update on its investigation into a suspicious package found on a light rail train. 

4:52 p.m.: From RTD: D, F, and H lines are now operating southbound from Convention Center Station. Bus shuttles are operating between 14th/Stout and 18th/Stout Station. D line operating between 18th/Stout and 30th/Downing

4:37 p.m.: RTD confirms a suspicious package was found on a train. It was reported to RTD about 4:25 p.m. A bus is shuttling light rail passengers from from 20th to 30th and Downing.

4:29 p.m.: Police activity at the RTD 16th and Stout Station has disrupted downtown RTD service. All downtown trains are being redirected to Union Station. The Mall Ride has been halted. Details surrounding the activity are not known at this time.

3:46 p.m.: An overpass on Interstate 70 near Georgetown appears to have escaped serious damage after a fatal crash involving an 18-wheeler Tuesday morning. Westbound lanes reopened around 3 p.m. At least one eastbound lane is scheduled to open to traffic around 4 p.m.

12:17 p.m.: Dog rescued from icy pond in Parker. South Metro Fire crews rescued a dog from the ice-covered pond near Motsenbocker Road and East King Court Tuesday.

12:14 p.m.: One person was taken to the hospital after a car careened into a building in the 900 block of 9th Avenue in Greeley Tuesday. The extent of the person's injuries is not known. 

11:49 a.m.: Latest on I-70 semi crash: http://bit.ly/2nRz8aF

11:00 a.m.: Both directions of I-70 are closed at Georgetown due to a fatal crash involving a semi.

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