With a combo of windy, dry and warm conditions for our Wednesday afternoon, a Red Flag Warning has been issued for all counties along and east of the I-25 corridor between 12pm and 7pm this afternoon. PLEASE no outside burning, and if you see smoke, report it as soon as possible! Head over to the Weather tab for more information on the rest of the week.
Just this morning, a 3-year-old boy was found in Civic Center Park in Denver. He was taken to Children's Hospital, but died a short time later. The case is now being investigated as one of child abuse resulting in death.
Just last night, police found the body of a baby in a shed behind a northwest Denver home. Neighbors say the property owner found the body wrapped in a blanket while cleaning the shed. The home's tenants had moved out recently.
Two other newborns have also been found dead in the past two weeks, one in a dumpster, the other in a sports bar trash can.
In an effort to prevent tragedies like this, a child care center called KPC Kids' Place is applying for a license that would allow the facility to care for younger infants. Right now, the organization can only care for children six weeks and older. KPC Kids' Place offers a place for stressed out parents to bring their children when they need a break.
Parents also have the option of dropping of their newborn at a fire station, within 72 hours of birth.
If you'd like more information on KPC Kids' Place, call 634-5439.