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MORRISON — Frustrated by an increase in dangerous street racing amid the pandemic, Denver police have deployed the department’s helicopter to track races, closed lanes in areas often used by racers and sent officers to places where the groups meet.

DENVER (AP) — Two small airplanes collided in midair Wednesday near Denver, leaving one aircraft nearly ripped in half and forcing the pilot of the other to deploy a parachute attached to the plane to land safely. Remarkably, no one was injured, officials said.

Jaye Sanford, a 52-year-old mother of two, was driving home in suburban Atlanta on Nov. 21 when a man in a Dodge Challenger muscle car who was allegedly street racing crashed into her head-on, killing her.

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DENVER — Two small airplanes collided in midair Wednesday near Denver, leaving one aircraft nearly ripped in half and forcing the pilot of the other to deploy a parachute attached to the plane to land safely. Remarkably, no one was injured, officials said.

DENVER (AP) — Prosecutors have charged seven people after the mummified body of the leader of a spiritual group called Love Has Won was found decorated with Christmas lights and glitter in what appeared to be a shrine in a southern Colorado home.

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DENVER — The Colorado House passed a measure Wednesday that would require people facing domestic violence protection orders to report their firearms, coming only days after a man shot and killed six people in a domestic dispute in Colorado Springs.

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona is the latest Republican-controlled state in the crosshairs of voting rights advocates after Gov. Doug Ducey signed legislation Tuesday allowing potentially tens of thousands of people to be purged from a list of voters who automatically get a mail ballot.

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Some health officials in Colorado have warned that continued high numbers of COVID-19 hospitalizations point to the pandemic not being over yet despite the state's average infection rate decreasing by nearly a third since April.

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DENVER (AP) — On an early weekday morning in Longmont, the co-owners of the boutique catering company Whistling Boar are busy in the kitchen getting their weekly meal boxes ready for delivery. David Pitula and Debbie Seaford-Pitula moved to Colorado from Brooklyn five years ago with dreams o…