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From the Denver7 news desk: Breaking and developing news on Jan. 3, 2018

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Posted at 5:20 PM, Jan 03, 2018
and last updated 2018-01-03 23:15:22-05

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. 


9 p.m.: Southbound I-25 is closed at County Line Road because of a crash, CDOT says. A detour is in place. 

8:54 p.m.:  The shelter in place in Parker has been lifted, police say. Information as to what ocurred is expected to be released shortly. 

6:58 p.m.: A Code Red has been issued for Parker residents living in the area of Summerset Court and Pine Drive "for unknown situation possibly involving a firearm," per the Parker Police Department. 

6:12 p.m.: Authorities give the all-clear near the Colorado Convention Center following reports of suspicious package that impacted RTD service for part of the afternoon in downtown Denver.  

5:34 p.m.: Denver Police tweets officers are on scene at Speer and Champa responding to the suspicious package that has affected RTD service in downtown Denver. 

5:28 p.m.: The D, F and H light rail trains are being rerouted to Union Station after a suspicious package was found on the light rail train by the Colorado Convention Center, per RTD spokesman Scott Reed. 

Champa is closed between Speer Boulevard and 14th Street. 

5:21 p.m.: Bomb squad investigating a bomb threat at 14th and Champa, per DPD Dispatch official. Unclear if this is related to police activity affecting RTD light rail, buses. 

5:12 p.m.: RTD lines D, F and H are being rerouted to Union Station due to police activity, per RTD officials. Bus shuttles are operating between 10th and Osage and 20th and Welton stations. Light rail operating between 20th and Welton and 30th and Downing.