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Hot homes: 5 houses for sale in Denver starting at $625.5k

Photo by Jason Vaz/SuiteShot, courtesy of Samantha Messmer
Photo by Jason Vaz/SuiteShot, courtesy of Samantha Messmer

From traditional bungalows to an industrial loft, this week's collection of hot homes is packed with character.

1301 Wazee St. Unit 2A β€” $625,500

Why we love it: An open layout 12.5-foot ceilings, exposed brick walls and concrete columns give this LoDo loft an industrial feel.

Alayna Alvarez
15 hours ago - News

Denver International Airport's check-in counters are moving

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Illustration: Sarah Grillo/Axios

As if finding your way around Denver International Airport wasn't complicated enough, even more twists and turns are now required to get where you're going.

What's happening: Through October, airline check-in counters previously located at the far northwest and northeast ends of the Jeppesen Terminal will be moved to the south end of Level 6, on either the east or west sides.

Sami Sparber
15 hours ago - News

7 things to do in Denver this weekend | Aug. 19-21

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Illustration: Maura Losch/Axios

🍿 Watch Disney's "Encanto" under the stars Friday at 7pm at the Historic Elitch Theatre. Admission is free, but donations are encouraged.

  • Pro tip: Bring your own chairs and blankets.
John Frank
15 hours ago - Politics

Political Pulse: Movement in the Colorado U.S. Senate race

U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet
Sen. Michael Bennet. Photo: Bill Clark/CQ-Roll Call via Getty Images

A major election prognosticator is souring on Democratic fortunes in Colorado's U.S. Senate race.

Driving the news: The Cook Political Report moved the contest to "leans Democratic" β€” a downgrade for incumbent Michael Bennet.

Alayna Alvarez
15 hours ago - News

Colorado deploys monkeypox dashboard amid "significant" case count

Data: CDC, U.S. Census; Chart: Erin Davis/Axios Visuals

The Colorado Department of Public Health published an online dashboard Thursday to track rising monkeypox cases β€” and corresponding demographic data β€” across the state.

Why it matters: Thousands of vulnerable Coloradans are waitlisted for the vaccine, and the new tool could help local health leaders ensure the limited doses go to the people and communities that need them most.

What a grand jury means for the LoDo police shooting

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Illustration: Sarah Grillo/Axios

A grand jury tasked with investigating last month's police shooting in LoDo is part of a larger trend of intensifying scrutiny when officers use force, national policing experts tell Axios Denver.

Driving the news: The grand jury will review facts and evidence to determine whether the officers involved should face criminal charges. "Utilizing grand juries has become a stronger way to go," national police procedures expert Timothy Dimoff says.

Alayna Alvarez
Aug 18, 2022 - News

Denver police identified in LoDo shooting that injured six bystanders

Denver police officer Kenneth Rowland fires his weapon at an armed man outside Larimer Beer Hall on July 17. Image via Denver Department of Public Safety video

The three Denver police officers involved in last month's downtown shooting that left six bystanders injured have all worked for the agency for three years or fewer, Axios Denver has learned.

What's new: Officers Meagan Lieberson, Brandon Ramos and Kenneth Rowland joined the force in 2019, and had never previously fired their weapons in the line of duty, Denver's safety department spokesperson Andrea Webber tells us.

Alayna Alvarez
Aug 18, 2022 - News

Colorado's fastest-growing companies, according to the Inc. 5000

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Illustration: Sarah Grillo/Axios

Colorado is home to over a hundred of the country's fastest-growing companies, according to the latest Inc. 5000 lineup.

Driving the news: 146 local companies β€” mostly in the Denver metro β€”Β made this year's prestigious list, which ranks businesses based on revenue growth over a three-year period, from 2018 to 2021.