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From the Denver7 news desk: Breaking and developing news on July 23, 2018

Posted at 6:20 AM, Jul 23, 2018
and last updated 2018-07-23 18:27:33-04

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. 

4:24 p.m.: Denver International Airport is at a full ground stop due to severe weather conditions. A full ground stop means flights will not be allowed in or out of the airport at this time. Airport officials implemented the full stop at 3:50 p.m. There is no word on when it will be lifted. 

4:10 p.m.: Highway 285 is back open:

3:34 p.m.: The closure on Highway 285 due to the mudslide is just south of Bailey, located at mile marker 221. The mudslide happened around 2 p.m. A CDOT spokesperson said a maintenance team told her the slide was "relatively small." 

3:30 p.m.: Denver police are investigating a shooting that happened near 35th Ave. and Krameria. One person was transported to an area hospital with an "apparent" gunshot wound, police said. There is no information about the suspect at this time.

2:34 p.m.: Highway 285 is closed south of Bailey due to a mudslide. Thunderstorms with heavy rain and hail are expected through the afternoon.

8:09 a.m. All of the closed lanes of C470 have been reopened. Colorado State Patrol said that a three-vehicle crash caused the closure. A black Chevy Silverado, a semi hauling sand and a vehicle with a trailer collided, CSP said. There were no injuries. 

7:20 a.m. All of the eastbound lanes of C470 are closed between S. University Boulevard and S. Quebec Street for a crash. 

7:05 a.m. The northbound lanes of I-25 in Thorton are now open following the motorcycle crash.

6:12 a.m. The northbound lanes of Interstate 25 are temporarily closed starting at 128th Avenue while authorities investigate a serious crash involving a motorcycle. The crash was reported around 5:55 a.m. The motorcyclist was transported to a local hospital in unknown condition, said Matt Barnes with the Thornton Police Department. Authorities are asking drivers to exit I-25 north at 120th Avenue and take Huron Street or Washington Street to continue north.