CRIME & SAFETY
Miranda Conner, a Colorado mother, mysteriously vanished in February. What really happened to her?
In the picturesque city of Federal Heights, Colorado, a mother's relentless quest continues as she seeks any clue that could lead to her daughter, Miranda Conner, who mysteriously vanished early in February 2023. The 30-year-old's disappearance has left her family, especially her children, yearning for her safe return.
Denver officer charged with felony theft pleads guilty to misdemeanor
DENVER — A Denver Police officer accused of felony theft pleaded guilty to a lesser charge Friday, according to court documents. Michael Pineda, 52, admitted to one count of theft - $1,000 to $2,000, a misdemeanor charge. As a result, a charge of felony theft - $2,000 to $5,000 was dismissed by prosecutors.
Community Holds Vigil for Slain Wheat Ridge Jewelry Shop Owner Amid Ongoing Investigation
A vigil is held for a Wheat Ridge jewelry shop owner tragically shot and killed during an attempted robbery. As the community mourns, police are on the hunt for the suspect, with a potential lead in a truck believed to belong to the shooter.
Colorado federal escapee nabbed by U.S. Marshals in Las Cruces
LAS CRUCES, N.M. (KRQE) – A fugitive wanted by the United States Marshals Service District of Colorado has been arrested for his escape from the Bureau of Prisons Federal Correctional Institution in Englewood. Eddie Verdugo, 49, was arrested in Las Cruces without incident. A lead from U.S. Marshals in Colorado took law enforcement to the intersection […]
Ped Patrol in Colorado Was Sued for Wrongly Accusing Child Exploitation!
It’s KDVR in Westminster, Colorado. The founder of the Colorado Ped Patrol falsely accused a man of child abuse, which led to his arrest and the loss of his job. Julian Duran, a 27-year-old, filed a lawsuit against Thomas Fellows on Friday in Jefferson County District Court. In his...
House party in Aurora ends with multiple people shot
Four people were injured in a shooting early Saturday morning at a large house party in Aurora. Evan Kruegel spoke with neighbors about what happened.
Wife of Jeffco Murder-Suicide Suspect Told Cops He Was Suicidal a Month Before Their Deaths
It was just after midnight on October 21 when Talay Aragon called the cops on her husband, James Aragon, for making "suicidal threats," according to the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office. Talay had "returned home" with her husband that night when he locked himself in their garage and "continued making these...
Wheat Ridge community honors store owner killed in homicide
Outside Peter Arguello's Wheat Ridge business, a memorial continued to grow Thursday night.
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...
Crime Watch: 3 separate shootings in Denver leave 3 injured
Three people suffered injuries following three separate Denver shootings over Friday night and into Saturday afternoon. Denver police continue to investigate all three of the incidents and are still searching for suspect information, according to multiple social media posts by the Denver Police Department. The first incident occurred around 9:30...
EMT questioned in trial of 2 paramedics in connection with Elijah McClain's death
The medic testified that his memory of that night wasn't clear.
Weekly Safety Report: Homicide, Carjacking, Murder-Suicide, and More in Denver, Colorado
This week in Denver, Colorado, several incidents occurred that raised concerns for public safety. These incidents include a homicide in the Ballpark District, a carjacking involving a FedEx truck and a shooting of the driver, a murder-suicide with a child injured, an accessory charge in the killing of a 17-year-old girl, a police shooting of a man who made a threatening movement towards a handgun, and the arrest of a Denver police officer for DUI and domestic violence charges.
Tragedy Strikes Near Cheesman Park: Man Killed in Denver Shooting
In a recent and unfortunate turn of events, a shooting occurred near Denver’s picturesque Cheesman Park, leaving a man dead. The incident took place in the 800 block of North Gaylord Street, and the Denver Police Department is actively investigating it as a homicide. As of now, no arrests have been made, and the circumstances surrounding the shooting remain shrouded in mystery.
Denver area struggles to attract police recruits despite high salaries
Despite paying some of the highest salaries for police officers in the country, metro Denver's public safety agencies have seen a decline in applications and some argue a lack of support for law enforcement in Colorado is a culprit. The median salary for police officers in the metropolitan area this...
Key witness testifies after evading arrest in alleged cop murderer trial
After ignoring a subpoena and evading arrest, a key witness took the stand Friday in the murder trial of a man accused of killing an Arvada police officer. Jerry Lopez, arrested Thursday after four days on the run, appeared in court in an orange jail jumpsuit. Prosecutors called Lopez to describe the events leading up to, and after, Arvada police officer Dillon Vakoff was shot and killed. Vakoff was murdered...
BWC footage released in fatal OIS of man armed with rifle
DENVER — The man shot and killed by Denver police on Nov. 20 after chasing people in Commons Park with an AK-47 semi-automatic rifle and shooting at officers had more than 400 rounds of ammunition on him, Denver Police Department officials said Wednesday. Investigators have not determined if 42-year-old...
Police investigating ‘likely homicide’ in Commerce City
Commerce City police are investigating what they called a "likely homicide" after a person was found dead inside a home.
Littleton Hospital Locked Down Thursday Night for Suspect Search
Littleton Adventist Hospital was placed on lockdown for a while on Thursday night as police searched for a suspect. According to a report posted on X from the Littleton Police Department, officers attempted to contact the occupants of a reported stolen vehicle in proximity to the hospital. Three of those occupants were arrested, but a fourth evaded arrest and was initially believed to be in the area of 7700 S. Broadway.
Truck kills man in wheelchair at busy Denver intersection
A driver crashed into a man in a wheelchair at Federal Boulevard and 10th Avenue. FOX31's Shaul Turner learned the city is making improvements to the intersection after complaints about the design.