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Aurora police shoot, kill car-theft suspect Saturday afternoon

AURORA | Police are investigating two shootings Saturday evening, one involving an Aurora police officer that left a car-theft suspect dead. At about 8 p.m., a large police presence was still investigating a shooting at East Alameda Avenue and South Galena Street in Denver. Parts of the intersection could be closed for several more hours, police said.
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Motorcyclist dies after afternoon crash in Denver

A motorcyclist involved in a crash on Saturday afternoon has died, according to the Denver Police Department. The department announced it was investigating “a serious injury crash” between a motorcyclist and another motorist near East 46th Avenue and North Fairplay Way shortly before 1 p.m. Roughly four hours...
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Man with six outstanding warrants walks into Children's Hospital with handgun

A man seeking treatment for a minor finger injury walked through an employee entrance at Children's Hospital in Aurora with a firearm early Saturday morning. The incident occurred at 12:20 a.m. Officers from the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus Police Department confronted Jeremy Tate, 28, and took him into...

Another Historic Colorado Restaurant Has Closed For Good After 40 Years

Another Colorado restaurant bites the dust... After opening its doors in 1981, this long-time Colorado restaurant staple has sadly closed its door for good. A lot has changed around Colorado since the COVID19 pandemic began in the spring of 2020. I remember sitting on an airplane in February 2020, coming home from a quick trip to Florida and reading memes about Coronavirus, nobody, including myself, clearly knew what was about to go down. Craziest time in my thus far, for sure.

24-year-old dies in crash in Jefferson County

JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. — A 24-year-old man from Lakewood is dead after a crash on U.S. Highway 285 on Saturday morning. Around 2:03 a.m. Colorado State Patrol (CSP) received a call about a crash on U.S. Highway 285 at mile marker 239. When troopers arrived on scene they found...

Flight noise to increase near Buckley Space Force Base this weekend

AURORA | Aurora residents who live near Buckley Space Force Base may experience an increase in flight activity and noise level this weekend due to training exercises taking place, according to a Facebook post from the base. The post, which was shared on social media by the City of Aurora,...

Three fatal overnight crashes include a motorcycle hitting a pedestrian

A call came into Colorado State Patrol dispatchers Friday night, just after 10 p.m. saying a motorcycle hit a pedestrian just north of Federal Boulevard and West 64th Avenue in Berkley.A Westminster man on a Harley Davidson was driving northbound on Federal. He laid the bike down trying to avoid a pedestrian, who was crossing eastbound, but failed to avoid him. Investigators say the pedestrian was not in a crosswalk.The pedestrian, a still-unidentified man, was pronounced at a hospital. The motorcycle driver suffered serious injuries and was also transported to a hospital. Speed was not believed to be a factor, according...

Denver program offers free rent to fill empty storefronts

DENVER (AP) — It’s about 9:30 on a Thursday morning, and the buzz at Tea with Tae on Denver’s 16th Street Mall is comfortingly familiar. The espresso machine is going, soothing music is piping through the speakers, and there’s a clutch of people catching up on office chit-chat while they wait for their drinks. This is usually the busiest time of day, according to owner Tae O’Dorisio.

Thornton Police need help finding would-be child abductor

Investigators want to identify a man caught on surveillance after an attempted abduction at a school in Thornton.It happened Friday about 7:30 a.m. at STEM Launch K- 8 on Pecos Street.A 10-year-old girl says a man grabbed her outside the school.Police say the girl resisted the attack and the man ran.Police describe the suspect as a thin man with blonde hair, about 5'8". He was wearing a black Adidas hooded sweatshirt with a multi-colored Adidas logo at the time of the attempted abduction.New information suggests he fled in a gray 2006 to 2009 Saturn Aura, with damage to the driver's side fender and door.Anyone with information about this is urged to call CrimeStoppers at 720-913-7867 (STOP).Additional pictures of the suspect and his vehicle can be seen here: 

Car theft suspect dead after confrontation with Aurora police

AURORA, Colo. — A suspect in a vehicle theft has died after a confrontation with Aurora police Saturday afternoon. According to Denver Police Chief Ron Thomas, it started when Aurora officers tried to contact two suspects in a stolen vehicle at a Circle K store at East Alameda Avenue and South Galena Way.

Amended Autopsy Report Shows Paramedics Administered Deadly Dose Of Ketamine That Killed Elijah McClain

Elijah McClain was a 23-year-old Black man who died seven days after his encounter with Colorado police. A lover of animals and music, McClain was walking home from a convenience store wearing a ski mask in Aurora, CO, when someone called the cops to report a suspicious person. Three officers arrived on the scene and attempted to arrest McClain, who was unarmed. After struggling to handcuff him, he was placed in a chokehold.

Officials search for missing 14-year-old boy

The Denver Police Department is asking for the public's help finding a missing 14-year-old boy who hasn't been seen since Friday morning. DPD said Gerardo Diaz was last seen at around 7:30 a.m. Friday in the area of West 42nd Avenue and North Shoshone Street. He's known to suffer from...

Classic movie has town busting out changes to lewdness law

DENVER (AP) — A Denver suburb’s plan to show a nearly 50-year-old movie at its arts center has officials scrambling to revamp the town’s indecency laws. The Denver Post reports the city of Parker plans to show the 1975 cult classic, “The Rocky Horror Picture Show,” at the Parker Arts, Culture & Events Center in October. But because the event center holds a liquor license, and the movie includes a momentary glimpse of a woman’s breast, the showing is prohibited under a town ordinance prohibiting “lewd and indecent” displays.