CO Mortgage Specialist Charlie Leake ID’d As Victim In Monday Uber Hit-And-Run Crash

ARAPAHOE COUNTY, CO. (THECOUNT) — Charles “Charlie” Leake, of Denver, Colorado, has been identified as the victim killed while riding as a passenger in an Uber Monday.

Leake, 52, was taking an Uber home Monday night from Mugsy’s Bar in Denver, when the vehicle was struck by a Jeep driver who then fled the scene. The Jeep driver has not been located as of Tuesday evening.

Colorado State Patrol investigators said the driver of a Jeep crashed into the vehicle Leake was riding in. The driver of the Jeep ran from the scene and has not been located or publicly identified, reports DENVERCBS.

Colorado State Patrol was successful at recovering the Jeep used in the collision. The identify of any possible driver was not released.

Anyone with possible information on the deadly incident should contact police at 911.

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Denver Mom Receives Frightening Text From Daughter ‘IDK Where I Am Mom Pls Help’

DENVER, CO. (THECOUNT) — A Denver, Colorado mother received a frightening text message from her daughter, Patricia Ramirez, on Sunday after the young woman was last seen at an area nightclub.

Denver police are searching for the missing mother of four who was last seen on Sunday at Terreno Macizo nightclub.

Ramirez, 23, sent her mother text messages on Sunday saying, “Mom help some guys picked me up idk were am mom pls help me mom they want to take my phn away idk were am goin..”.

The nitespot is located at, 4700 Lipan St in Denver, CO.

Family members of Ramirez said that she was last seen wearing an off the shoulder type top and what appears to be a black skirt.

Police said there is a missing persons case open for Ramirez and they’re investigating the circumstances surrounding her disappearance.

Family members of Ramirez said she is a mother of four, reports KDVR.

If you see Ramirez, please call police immediately at 911.

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Geo quick facts: Denver, the capital of Colorado, is an American metropolis dating to the Old West era. Larimer Square, the city’s oldest block, features landmark 19th-century buildings. Museums include the Denver Art Museum, an ultramodern complex known for its collection of indigenous works, and the mansion of famed Titanic survivor Molly Brown. Denver is also a jumping-off point for ski resorts in the nearby Rocky Mountains – wikipedia.

CO Man In Baseball Bat Attack PT’s Showclub Denver Dies At Hospital Woman Critical Suspect In Custody

DENVER, CO. (THECOUNT) — Ryan Ashland has been identified as the suspect arrested over the assault of four individuals at T’s Showclub Denver on Sunday night.

A man involved in the altercation has died of his injuries sustained in an assault at nitespot Sunday afternoon, the Denver Police Department said on Monday.

Denver police said the suspect, Ashland, 41, is being held for investigation of First Degree Murder and Second Degree Assault.

An adult woman remains hospitalized in critical condition, according to police.

Two other victims were treated and released from the hospital.

Witnesses say Ashland attacked several people with a bat outside the strip club located in the 1600 block of West Evans Avenue, reports KDVR.

No further information has been released about the incident.

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Geo quick facts: Denver, the capital of Colorado, is an American metropolis dating to the Old West era. Larimer Square, the city’s oldest block, features landmark 19th-century buildings. Museums include the Denver Art Museum, an ultramodern complex known for its collection of indigenous works, and the mansion of famed Titanic survivor Molly Brown. Denver is also a jumping-off point for ski resorts in the nearby Rocky Mountains – wikipedia.

CO “Tortillas Mexico” Factory Worker “Pretty Severely Injured” After Boiler Explodes At Denver Plant

One worker was said to be severely injured Thursday after being involved in an explosion and blaze at the Tortillas Mexico tortilla factory located in Denver, Colorado.

The injured employee and resulting fire occurred after a industrial kitchen boiler exploded, say officials.

The call came in at 5:28 p.m. as thick, dark smoke quickly covered the sky above the factory located at 840 West 11th Avenue. Firefighters say they pulled a “pretty severely injured” person from the building and transported them to Denver Health Medical Center. It’s not clear what type of injury the person had. Continue reading

Denver Woman Killed On Valentine’s By Homeless Man She Was Helping Get On Feet

Homeless man, Terry Dunford, was arrested Friday for allegedly stabbing a mother of four to death in her Denver, Colorado, loft while she was in the process of trying to help him get on his feet.

Police found Jeanna Leslie, 49, stabbed to death in her third-floor unit at the Rio Grande Lofts on Valentine’s Day. At the time, the mother of four was allowing Dunford, 40, and another homeless man to live at her place as she helped them get stable, reports say.

Surveillance footage captured Leslie and Dunford buying six-packs at a local liquor store on the day she was killed. Reports stated that a wallet, including several I.D. cards belonging to Dunford, were recovered from the bloody crime scene.

Leslie was killed six days before her body was discovered. Police made the grisly discovery after the woman’s ex-husband called 911 because she failed to pick up their teenage son and daughter for a basketball game.

“The stench was undeniable,” a neighbor who lives a few doors down told reporters. Continue reading

WATCH: Denver News Anchor BLOWS CHUNKS After Trying “World’s Hottest Chip” Live On-Air

Local Denver news anchor, Natalie Tysdal, bravely agreed to try the “one chip challenge” during Wednesday’s morning show, and it did not go well.

“What is this?” KWGN’s Tysdal asked her “Daybreak” colleagues as they unwrapped a Paqui Chip, which is billed as the world’s hottest chip and is made with the Carolina Reaper pepper. Tysdal tries a bite, takes a selfie with the chip, and then her face contorts in a grimace.

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Another Lil’ Wayne SEIZURE Forces Emergency Landing

Lil Wayne has suffered another seizure, this time while traveling to California on his private jet.

The “How To Love” rapper’s seizure forced the pilot to make an emergency landing in Nebraska. Upon landing Wayne refused treatment.

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Wayne was flying from Milwaukee, Wisconsin to California when the seizure struck — and we’re told he’d blacked out when the pilot put the jet down Monday afternoon in Omaha. Continue reading

Dozens Of Bronco Fans Exit Game To Find Cars Towed

Dozens of elated Denver Broncos fans received a rude awakening after finding their cars had been towed during the game.

Denver may have gotten a win in their season opener Sunday against the Baltimore Ravens, but some fans who didn’t follow the parking rules around the stadium, lost out big time.

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“I just saw cars getting, just like 2 cars to a tow truck. Continue reading

Radio DJ Sues Taylor Swift: You Lied! I Did Not Grope You!

David Mueller, the former radio host of “Ryno and Jackson” on Denver’s KYGO, has filed a lawsuit against Taylor Swift, claiming she falsely accused him of groping her two years ago. Swift’s claim cost the 20-year radio veteran his $150,000 a year job.

The incident took place in mid 2013, when Mueller was meeting Swift backstage for a photo op at the Pepsi Center. Mueller and his girlfriend posed with Swift for a photo, and Swift thanked the couple and left, according to the suit.

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The suit says Mueller was later approached by a member of Swift’s security team, who accused Mueller of touching Swift inappropriately, and was then escorted out through an exit door. Continue reading