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Teen identified who was found shot to death in Denver cemetery
DENVER — A teenage boy who was found dead over the weekend at a cemetery in Denver was identified on Wednesday. The Denver Medical Examiner's Office identified the victim as 16-year-old Elias Garcia Tinajero. Denver Police said they received a call just after 2:30 p.m. Saturday about a body...
Good People Will Take to the Streets of Denver This Weekend in Their Underwear
Charity runs in Colorado do have a way of coming up with their own ways to be unique. This one, is about "strutting your stuff" with an "Undie Run." No, this isn't about a bunch of college kids dashing around at night in their skivvies and causing a raucous; this is an adult run/party that's raising money to help kids with cancer and fight what's causing it.
Snow totals: Here's how much snow fell across Colorado
COLORADO, USA — The winter storm system that brought Denver its first-ever snow quall warning also left behind some impressive snow totals in parts of Colorado. The windy snow that blew through the Denver metro area Tuesday morning was courtesy of a snow squall. In minutes, the Denver metro area went from a cloudy, windy morning to what looked like a full-fledged blizzard.
CU Study: 2020 police pull-back led to more crime
Police pull-back in response to law enforcement reform measures in Colorado’s metro areas led to more instances of violence and property crimes, according to a University of Colorado Boulder study. Still, researchers stressed that more policing is not necessarily the answer. “It’s an interesting time. The pendulum swung pretty far in 2020 and 2021, but now, in general people want better policing as opposed to more policing,” said study co-author David Pyrooz, a CU Boulder criminologist with the Sociology department. ...
Coroner IDs 2 people shot, killed during alleged construction site burglary
The Denver Office of the Medical Examiner released the identities Wednesday of two people shot and killed during an alleged construction site burglary over the weekend.
Aurora man found dead by gunshot in apartment, police say incident was ‘not random’
AURORA | Police are investigating the death of a man found shot while inside of his Aurora apartment Tuesday evening as a homicide and say they are working to compile a description of the person responsible. Aurora Police Department officers responded to the apartment complex in the 12600 block of...
Stolen items have been recovered from Denver's MLK monument
The stolen bronze artwork from the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. monument at Denver's City Park has been recovered by the Denver Police Department. The department is now asking for the public's help in their efforts to find and arrest the people responsible. The large bronze plaque, the church angel, and the unity torch were all recovered were recovered last Friday. The plaque was cut into four pieces.Denver police say there are two suspects and so far they have only identified one of them -- 67-year-old Herman Duran. Neither is in police custody yet. The monument in Denver's City Park was...
A beloved Arvada garden center hired new immigrants with work permits. Then came the anti-immigrant blowback
Sunlight filtered into a greenhouse at Echter’s Nursery and Garden Center on a February morning. The air was chilly outside, but inside dozens of tiny geraniums were already poking out of their trays, waiting for a drink of water from workers roving the aisles with sprayers. It was the...
Iconic Colorado Sign Removed After Over 50 Years
If you've driven around certain parts of Denver, Colorado over the years you've probably noticed at least one fast food relic from years past, including a massive sign at an Arby's restaurant that, appropriately, looks like it came right out of the 1970s. Unfortunately, one of the few of these...
Denver Medical Examiner Investigates Three Local Homicides Amidst Rising Gun Violence
The Denver Office of the Medical Examiner (OME) has disclosed information on three homicides from February 2024. The first, OME Case #2024-00835, pertains to Mr. Elias Garcia Tinajero, found dead on S. Quebec Street on February 24, 2024. The autopsy indicated multiple gunshot wounds as the cause of death.
10 highest-paid Denver employees in 2023
A little more than 4,900 people earned over $100,000 from the City and County of Denver in 2023, according to payroll data obtained by FOX31.
This Is Colorado’s Best Pizza Spot According to Yelp
Would you say that Colorado is known for being a pizza state? Some would say no, but considering that we have our style of pizza, I would say otherwise. The crust of Colorado-style pizza is my personal favorite. The crust is thick and knotted and has a slight honey taste. The mountain of toppings is also legendary. My mouth is watering just thinking about it.
Colorado anesthesia provider to pay $200K, change practices after investigation
A Colorado healthcare company agreed to end exclusive contracts and change company practices, in addition to paying the state $200,000 in relief.
Man arrested in Lakewood hit-and-run, vehicle involved still missing
LAKEWOOD, Colo. — A man has been arrested in connection with a hit-and-run crash that killed a man who was crossing a Lakewood street. Jimmy Lee Chavez was arrested Tuesday, according to Lakewood Police. He's accused of hitting and killing 29-year-old Terre Engdahl last Friday at the intersection of Kipling Street and West 23rd Avenue.
Colorado Gov. Jared Polis ups actions on immigrant crisis as pressure grows
Gov. Jared Polis appears to be stepping up more prominently when it comes to bringing attention to what Denver leaders are calling an increasingly unsustainable influx of immigrants coming to Colorado.Why it matters: The governor has faced attacks from both sides of the aisle on his actions — or lack thereof — on the issue.State of play: Fellow Democrats at the state and local level have criticized him amid an absence of a robust statewide effort to address the deepening humanitarian crisis.He's also taken punches from Republicans, who blame him for signing a sanctuary law in 2019 "that prompted the...
Denver mayor: City will close 4 migrant shelters to reduce budget
During an update Wednesday, Denver Mayor Mike Johnston announced the city will consolidate shelters with the goal of saving the city money.
Colorado City Named One of The Most Rat-Infested Cities in The U.S.
Colorado is one of the prettiest places to live in America. While it costs more to live here, life in the Centennial State offers 14er mountains, wild natural rivers, and countless wildlife encounters. While every state has its upside, each one has a few issues residents would like to change....
Temperatures Soar Heading Into The Weekend
Wave goodbye to the cold as temperatures are on the rise! Denver's forecast promises a sunny stretch with highs reaching 52 today and soaring to 62 by tomorrow. Get ready for a spring-like Friday, perfect for the Girls in Science event at the Museum. Clear skies ahead across Colorado!