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  1. Free Elitch Gardens tickets for

    Free Elitch Gardens tickets for 'heroes'

    All first responders and members of the armed services will get free admission on Saturday to Elitch Gardens Theme & Water Park for Heroes’ Day

  2. Family of bears near Flatirons Elementary

    Family of bears near Flatirons Elementary

    A mother bear and her two cubs have been reported in a neighborhood north of Flatirons Elementary School.

  3. CPW celebrating National Hunting and Fishing Day

    CPW celebrating National Hunting and Fishing Day

    Colorado Parks and Wildlife is welcoming all park-lovers to celebrate National Hunting and Fishing Day and National Public Lands Day on Saturday.

We'll see a break from the 90-degree heat, with 80s near Denver today…
We'll see a break from the 90-degree heat, with 80s near Denver today…

A cold front will usher in some cooler air across the Denver Metro Area, with 80s today and 70s tomorrow. 

Credit freeze becomes free starting Friday; how to contact TransUnion,…
Credit freeze becomes free starting Friday; how to contact TransUnion,…

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Douglas County drivers suffer damage to vehicles from CDOT project on…
Douglas County drivers suffer damage to vehicles from CDOT project on…

There are so many highway projects in the Denver area it’s hard to keep track unless you're routinely reminded by a cracked windshield or damage to your car.  

Authorities search for missing Weld County man with medical conditions
Authorities search for missing Weld County man with medical conditions

Authorities are looking for a 52-year-old Weld County man with medical conditions who disappeared Monday.

RTD board approves fare hikes that will take effect next year
RTD board approves fare hikes that will take effect next year

The Regional Transportation District’s Board of Directors Tuesday night approved an across-the-board fare increase that takes effect starting early next year. 

Woman sends eerie texts before disappearing in Denver: 'He's gonna kill…
Woman sends eerie texts before disappearing in Denver: 'He's gonna kill…

A woman went missing less than a month after moving to Denver with a man she was seeing. He was arrested on outstanding warrants that are unrelated to this …

Serial squatter gets 6 years in prison for identity theft
Serial squatter gets 6 years in prison for identity theft

A woman accused of being a serial squatter by fraudulently leasing properties and failing to pay rent has been sentenced to six years in prison.

Dancing Colorado flagger wants to put drivers in a good mood
Dancing Colorado flagger wants to put drivers in a good mood

In Colorado, there are growing pains everywhere, and construction traffic is something a lot of people don’t like to deal with. But on US Highway 36 in …

Johnstown police officer drowns swimming with wife in Horsetooth Reservoir
Johnstown police officer drowns swimming with wife in Horsetooth Reservoir

The Johnstown Police Department has confirmed that one of their officers drowned in a northern Colorado reservoir.

Airbnb under scrutiny in Colorado: But is it fair?
Airbnb under scrutiny in Colorado: But is it fair?

To Airbnb or not to Airbnb, that is the question in Colorado.

Who has rights to public space in downtown Denver?
Who has rights to public space in downtown Denver?

Potentially one of the most complicated questions in Downtown Denver is how to balance business with the homeless population that resides in public spaces.

Colorado man accused of child sexual assault, abuse arrested in Kansas
Colorado man accused of child sexual assault, abuse arrested in Kansas

A man is being held at a jail in Kansas after he was arrested there Sunday on a warrant out of Kit Carson County, Colo., for child sex assault and child abuse …

Our Colorado: Old meets new in LoDo hotel project
Our Colorado: Old meets new in LoDo hotel project

In one of Denver’s oldest neighborhoods, you won’t actually find that many old buildings. So when a new hotel was proposed, one of the last remaining landmarks…

Mountain lion visits Boulder motel but doesn't stay long
Mountain lion visits Boulder motel but doesn't stay long

A mountain lion has been caught on surveillance camera dashing to the doorstep of a Colorado motel office, venturing toward the open doorway and then wandering…

Chris Watts case: Prosecutors ask judge to block release of autopsies…
Chris Watts case: Prosecutors ask judge to block release of autopsies…

Prosecutors in the Chris Watts murder case have asked the judge presiding over the case to keep the autopsy reports for Shanann, Celeste and Bella Watts …

BLOG: Grandoozy 2018 scores big
BLOG: Grandoozy 2018 scores big

Denver's first Grandoozy hits it off with Denver music lovers.

Trump rolls back pollution rules for drilling on US lands; Bennet ‘disappointed'
Trump rolls back pollution rules for drilling on US lands; Bennet ‘disappointed'

The Trump administration rolled back an Obama-era rule meant to curb climate-changing pollution on Tuesday, easing restrictions on energy companies that allow …

More Denver heat records could be broken this week before cooldown
More Denver heat records could be broken this week before cooldown

Tuesday marked the ninth day in a row that Denver hit at least 90 degrees, tying a record for the overall number of 90-degree days in September.

Second arrest announced in Sunday triple shooting in downtown Denver
Second arrest announced in Sunday triple shooting in downtown Denver

Police announced Tuesday they had arrested a second man in connection to a triple shooting that happened early Sunday morning in downtown Denver.

Everitt Middle School cancels classes over smell of gasoline
Everitt Middle School cancels classes over smell of gasoline

Classes were cancelled after a middle school in Wheat Ridge was evacuated Tuesday due to the smell of gasoline.

Hot weather to end for Denver
Hot weather to end for Denver

Denver reached the 90s again on Tuesday, but cooler days are coming!

State senate candidate's truck shot in apparently random act in Fort Collins
State senate candidate's truck shot in apparently random act in Fort Collins

Authorities say a candidate for state senate's truck was shot last week in an apparently random attack.

Dodgers top Rockies 8-2, move back into 1st in NL West
Dodgers top Rockies 8-2, move back into 1st in NL West

Joc Pederson let his fist bump with a fan in the front row show just how good he was feeling Monday night.

Rockies SS Trevor Story leaves with elbow injury vs Dodgers
Rockies SS Trevor Story leaves with elbow injury vs Dodgers

Colorado Rockies shortstop Trevor Story has been removed from a critical game against the Los Angeles Dodgers with an elbow injury.

Cyclist seriously injured after hit-and-run; police searching for driver
Cyclist seriously injured after hit-and-run; police searching for driver

Police are looking for a suspect driver and car involved in a hit-and-run that left a cyclist seriously injured.

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CALL7 Investigators

  1. Unlicensed plastic surgeon found in Aurora

    Unlicensed plastic surgeon found in Aurora

    State and local law enforcement had an opportunity to quickly conduct a criminal investigation of a woman found performing unlicensed plastic surgeries in Aurora, but they didn't because of a breakdown in communication, Contact7 Investigates has learned.

  2. Aurora officer investigated for alleged bigamy

    Aurora officer investigated for alleged bigamy

    A police officer is on leave while a criminal investigation determines if he was married to two women at the same time.

  3. Shooting range round caused Highlands Ranch fire

    Shooting range round caused Highlands Ranch fire

    A brush fire that threatened the homes of thousands of people in Highlands Ranch nearly one year ago was started accidentally by Englewood police officers who were using a nearby shooting range without a reservation and against the range’s rules.

7SPORTS

  1. Butt Army wants you to join fan club

    Butt Army wants you to join fan club

    They call it Broncos Country because it's a big fan group, and a large fan group could use an Army to help keep them in line. Well that's where the Butt family comes in, they want to bring the first ever Butt Army to Denver to support their son Jake Butt who is a tight end for the Broncos.

  2. Rockies fall to Dodgers 8-2, fall to 2nd in West

    Rockies fall to Dodgers 8-2, fall to 2nd in West

    Joc Pederson let his fist bump with a fan in the front row show just how good he was feeling Monday night.

  3. Trevor Story leaves with elbow injury vs Dodgers

    Trevor Story leaves with elbow injury vs Dodgers

    Colorado Rockies shortstop Trevor Story has been removed from a critical game against the Los Angeles Dodgers with an elbow injury.

7Everyday Hero

  1. Colorado mom forms a health match making system

    Colorado mom forms a health match making system

    What if you could connect two people facing the same illness or medical crisis — somebody to talk to who truly understands what each other is going through? 

  2. 7Everyday Hero leads rebuilding of temple

    7Everyday Hero leads rebuilding of temple

    Despite serious health problems, this woman is dedicated to rebuilding a a massive Lao Buddhist Temple in Westminster. 

  3. Man learns magic to entertain kids at hospital

    Man learns magic to entertain kids at hospital

    If you don't believe in magic, you may soon. 7Everyday Hero and magician Dave Thomas can help you believe. He does it every week for children in the hospital.