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Denver mother charged in baby’s bathtub death

DENVER (AP) — A Denver woman whose 11-month-old daughter died after prosecutors say she was left in a bathtub with a sibling has been charged with child abuse resulting in death.

The Denver District Attorney’s Office announced the felony charge Monday. Prosecutors say 29-year-old Karla Ceballos-Andrade left her daughter, Karla Karoline Garcia, in a tub with a 2-year-old sibling on Aug. 13 and when she returned her baby was underwater and unresponsive. She died the following day.

Ceballos-Andrade is being held on $100,000 bail. She is due in court Wednesday to be advised of the charge against her.

Marijuana grow found in Routt National Forest, 2 arrested

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STEAMBOAT SPRINGS (AP) — Federal authorities say they arrested two people suspected of having a large marijuana growing operation in the Routt National Forest northeast of Steamboat Springs.

The U.S. Attorney’s Office in Denver says the suspects are Alfonso Rodriguez-Vazquez and Nestor Fabian Sinaloa-Sinaloa, who are both from Mexico and in the country illegally. They made their first court appearance Monday in federal court.

Authorities say they seized about 1,000 plants and found camping gear on the site of the grow operation.

Construction worker dies at Longmont shopping development

LONGMONT (AP) — A worker at a Longmont shopping center that is under construction has died after falling through a roof.

According to the Longmont Times Call, police Cmdr. Jeff Satur says the 39-year-old Aurora man fell through a hole in the roof of a business under development. He had just arrived at work at 6 a.m. Monday when it happened. Police say he fell about 15 feet and died at the scene.

His name has not been released. He was working for Erie-based Ramos Roofing.

Authorities are investigating and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration is also looking into what happened.


Information from: Daily Times-Call,

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