BRIGHTON, Colo. (AP) - Brighton police say a toddler has died after he was struck by a pickup truck in a shopping center parking lot. The driver stayed at the scene after the accident around 4 p.m. Friday. Police haven't said whether they intend to pursue any charges. more »
BRIGHTON, Colo. (AP) - A man accused of killing his girlfriend's 14-year-old sister in Commerce City also is accused of sexual assault. Prosecutors said Friday that 24-year-old Ezequiel Padilla-Villalobos of Chihuahua, Mexico, is being charged with first-degree murder and five counts of sexual assault. A police affidavit in the case... more »
We first told you last night about hours being cut at Vestas in Brighton.
Now those same cuts could be coming to the company in Pueblo. It would take hours from 40 to 32 hours a week. Wind energy companies across the country are going through a slowdown in business.... more »
Vestas is laying off more Colorado workers, as uncertainty remains over whether a U.S. wind production tax credit will be extended. The latest cuts are at a plant in Brighton that makes nacelles, which house components of a wind turbine.
The Danish wind turbine manufacturer said today that the cuts... more »
BRIGHTON, Colo. (AP) - Adams County spent more than $1.6 million settling sexual harassment and retaliation charges against its former coroner, James Hibbard.
The Denver Post reports that the county in recent months reached settlements of up to $650,000 with former employees in the office. The largest payment went... more »
BRIGHTON, Colo. (AP) - Wind-turbine manufacturer Vestas-American Wind Technology says it will build blades for 21 turbines at its new plant in Brighton.
Vestas said Thursday that Green Mountain Power in Colchester, Vt., ordered the turbines for the Kingdom Community Wind Project near Lowell, Vt.
Vestas says the... more »
BRIGHTON, Colo. (AP) - A Brighton man is warning potential homebuyers that he won't be a good neighbor.
Titus Terranova posted a warning facing a home his neighbor is trying to sell warning buyers they may be subjected to loud music, loud parties and fireworks
He says he... more »
Colorado Springs firefighters say the dry, windy conditions we've been experiencing remind them of 2002. That's when the Hayman fire happened. The Hayman fire is the largest recorded wildland fire in Colorado history, burning 135,000 acres.
Fire crews say they train and make sure they and their equipment are... more »
BRIGHTON, Colo. (AP) - The former president of a paving company has been ordered to stand trial on charges of participating in a scheme to bilk Adams County taxpayers out of $1.8 million on road projects.
The Denver Post reports Jerry Rhea appeared in court in Brighton on Friday... more »