CRIME & SAFETY
Woman Kicked Off Flight in Colorado For Completely Absurd Reason
We are continuing to see a rise in unruly airplane passengers across the country and in Colorado. There have even been stories of people getting kicked off of planes at Denver International Airport. This seems to be a somewhat new trend. We get it, traveling on an airplane can be...
Mayor Mike Johnston’s car stolen in Denver, recovered in Aurora
Denver's mayor can be counted among the growing number of auto theft victims in Colorado.
Cannabis Growing Operation Shuts Down After Numerous Violations
A Denver cannabis growing operation has shut down after numerous surveillance and tracking violations. Zoidland Limited Liability Co., a wholesale cannabis grower doing business as Champion Cannabis, has surrendered its cultivation license to the city, and its ownership cannot apply for another marijuana license in Denver for at least two years.
Denver police investigate fifth outdoor death in 3 days
A death investigated along the South Platte River on Tuesday was the fifth outdoor death investigation in three days.
Doofus speeding in his Hyundai on I-225 in Aurora, CO loses control, crashes into a light pole, splits his car in half, and catches fire. Driver escapes on foot
A single person crash in the middle of the night has the tell-tale signs of a DUI. Presumed Colorado resident and Redditor /u/SdVeau shared dashcam footage to the /r/IdiotsInCars subreddit showing the hare brained moment from around 2 A.M. yesterday (November 26, 2023) when a driver in Hyundai Sonata travelling way too fast on I-225 in Aurora, CO lost control, crashed into a light pole and fled on foot while his Sonata burned.
Colorado Officer Who Put Elijah McClain in Neck Hold Returns to Force, Will Get Over $200K in Back Pay
Woodyard will remain on restricted duty – meaning he will not be in uniform, have public contact or engage in ‘enforcement actions’
Flight to Denver rerouted after ‘possessed’ woman causes chaos
A passenger on the Frontier Airlines flight 1161 on Nov. 16 going from Houston to Denver captured a chaotic scene that’s recently gone viral. Just a little over 5 minutes of video, shows an unidentified woman being restrained by members of the flight crew that was eventually diverted to Dallas.
DA declines to file charges against homeowner who stabbed intruder to death
The 17th Judicial District Attorney's Office has declined to file criminal charges against a homeowner who stabbed an intruder to death in October.
Man shot, killed by Denver police had rifle, hundreds of rounds of ammunition
Police in Denver are revealing more details about a deadly shooting involving a man with a weapon at Commons Park. Officers rushed to the popular park near 16th and Platte Streets on Nov. 20. On Wednesday, investigators said the man had a rifle and hundreds of rounds of ammunition. The Denver Police Department released body camera video detailing what happened at the park. Denver Police Chief Ron Thomas told CBS News Colorado at the time that the shooter was "chasing people around with a long gun" and yelling at them in the park. When officers arrived, the suspect began "firing at the officer's vehicle." At least one officer used the car as a shield according to the police chief. Officers returned fire, striking the man and killing him. Bullets from the suspect's rifle broke windows at the nearby glass house condos. No one else was hurt, including officers.
Wheat Ridge police seeking clues in death of beloved business owner
Police in Wheat Ridge are looking for a red pickup as well as additional clues in a shooting at a business on West 38th Street near Teller Street late Wednesday morning. Friends and colleagues identified the victim as Peter Damian Arguello, the owner of Peter Damian Fine Jewelry and Antiques. Police got calls about 11:15 a.m. and arrived to find the victim dead in the parking lot in the back of the store. There was evidence of a shooting inside. Investigators are not indicating if the shooting was part of a robbery, or what the motive may have been.On Wednesday...
Colorado Woman Who Left to Meet ‘Unknown Person’ and Disappeared Found Dead a Month Later
Britani Meek disappeared after telling family she was traveling to the Denver area
FedEx Delivery Driver Shot in Denver Carjacking
A FedEx driver was hospitalized Monday after being shot during a reported carjacking of the delivery truck he drove in Denver.How Can Retailers Best Prepare for Black Friday? The 4:30 p.m. shooting occurred in a residential area about five miles northeast of downtown Denver, according to the Denver Police Department. The driver, whose name and age have not been released, was transferred to a local hospital after being shot. Police said that the driver’s injuries were not life-threatening. Officers recovered the stolen delivery truck about two miles away from where the carjacking site. The case remains under investigation, including whether anything was stolen...
Denver police investigate multiple home break-ins
DENVER — The Denver Police Department is investigating multiple break-ins that were caught on home surveillance cameras, possibly involving the same suspect. As of now, no arrests have been made. David and Heather Bacon said their home in Denver was broken into on November 22, the day before Thanksgiving.
2 killed in apparent murder-suicide in Parker parking lot
Two people were killed in an apparent murder-suicide near the Parker Holiday Inn on Tuesday, according to Parker police.
Denver Residents Alert: Downtown 14th Street Closure Begins Thursday Due to Events
The Denver Police Department has announced a road closure in the Downtown area starting Thursday morning. This is due to several events in downtown Denver. The affected area is part of 14th Street near the Colorado Convention Center. It will be closed to vehicles from 6:00 a.m., Thursday, November 30, until about 8:00 p.m., Sunday, December 3, 2023.
FedEx truck stolen, driver shot in Denver carjacking
A FedEx driver is recovering from gunshot wounds he sustained during an alleged carjacking of his delivery truck in Denver on Monday.Denver police say officers responded to a call of shots fired at the 4700 block of North Vine Street around 4:45 p.m. When they arrived, they found a FedEx driver who'd been shot. He was taken to the hospital but investigators say the extent of his injuries is unknown."We are concerned for the well-being of our team member and we are fully cooperating with investigating authorities," Adam Snyder, a spokesman for FedEx, told CBS News Colorado. "As this is an ongoing investigation, any additional questions should be directed to law enforcement."Police say they tracked the truck to East 53rd Avenue and Garfield Street -- about two miles away from where it was reported stolen. Investigators say they're still looking into how many -- if any -- packages are missing.
Four of five found dead in Denver were killed by overdoses, not the cold, says examiner
DENVER, Colo. (KJCT) - Four people were found dead in different parts of downtown Denver after a cold and snowy night earlier this week. Now, another body has been found. The city’s public health department attributes four of these to deaths to drug overdoses. The Denver Office of the...
Hit-and-Run Driver Sought in Fatal Aurora Intersection Crash
A fatal car accident occurred in Aurora when a driver ran a red light, causing a collision that killed a 28-year-old man. The culprit fled the scene immediately after the crash. Police are seeking information from the public to locate the runaway driver.
Denver Police Enhance Security for Upcoming Jewish National Fund Conference Amid Expected Protests
• Denver police are increasing security measures for the Jewish National Fund-USA conference, which is expected to face protests from pro-Palestinian groups. • The conference, taking place at the Colorado Convention Center, will be attended by around 2,400 people, including high school and college students and Israelis affected by the recent conflict.
19 vehicles broken into in one night in Highlands Ranch, sheriff's office says
Nearly $7,000 in items were stolen from the vehicles, including a gun, the Douglas County Sheriff's Office said Tuesday.