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Parents square up at a Colorado youth baseball game after questionable call by a 13-year-old umpireGerryNewsBreak Contributor
DougCo deputies cleared in death of couple who vowed to ‘go out in a blaze of glory’Heather WillardNewsBreak Contributor
3 Denver-area Mexican restaurant openings (that aren’t Casa Bonita)Brittany AnasNewsBreak Contributor
Homeless advocate calls on WellPower CEO to reduce long waits for mental health treatmentDavid HeitzNewsBreak Contributor
Child dies after being hit by truck in parking lot
COMMERCE CITY, Colo. — A child has died after a traffic accident in Commerce City Thursday night, police said. Commerce City Police sent out a news release about officers investigating a fatal traffic accident that happened in the 7700 block of Highway 2. Commander Dennis Flynn said the accident...
Mother of missing child arrested after human remains found
Alexus Tanielle Nelson, the mother of a 5-year-old child who was reported missing in Colorado, has been arrested after human remains of a child were found in her apartment. Police believe the remains are that of the missing child.Nelson, 27, was arrested earlier this week on one charge of attempting to influence a public servant. Charges of child abuse resulting in death, tampering with a deceased human body and tampering with physical evidence were added Thursday after detectives located human remains of a child in Nelson's apartment. "We are very confident that this is our victim," said...
Shelter-in-place issued in Arvada
Arvada police lifted a shelter-in-place order that had been effect earlier in the morning Thursday in the area of 54th Avenue and Cody Street.Police said they were negotiating with a possibly armed suspect in a parked stolen vehicle. Later on, they sent a message on Twitter saying "The situation has been resolved - the suspect has been taken into custody."
4 defendants sentenced in connection with double murder in Lakewood
All four defendants have been sentenced in connection with the murders of two brothers in Lakewood in 2020.
Driver killed by passing car during traffic stop on I-70
A driver was hit and killed by a passing vehicle after allegedly running from a traffic stop.
Shelter-in-place in Arvada
People living near 54th Avenue and Cody Street in Arvada are being asked to stay in their homes as police negotiate with a possibly armed suspect. People living near 54th Avenue and Cody Street in Arvada are being asked to stay in their homes as police negotiate with a possibly armed suspect.
Police kill 1 in group of young armed robbery suspects
Police shot and killed a boy and took two more into custody after an armed robbery in Aurora on Thursday afternoon, according to interim Police Chief Art Acevedo. Rogelio Mares reports from the scene. Police kill 1 in group of young armed robbery suspects. Police shot and killed a boy...
Suspect dead following traffic stop along a Colorado highway Thursday
JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. (KKTV) - A suspect is dead and an investigation is underway following a traffic stop along a Colorado highway Thursday morning. Colorado State Patrol is reporting a trooper noticed a vehicle traveling westbound in the eastbound lanes of C-470 near I-70 at about 1:50 in the morning.
Police: Juvenile armed robbery suspect shot, killed by Aurora officer
A juvenile armed robbery suspect was shot and killed by an Aurora police officer Thursday afternoon, according to the Aurora Police Department.
Physician Sentenced for Stealing Approximately $250K from COVID-19 Relief Programs
A medical practitioner from Colorado has been handed a prison sentence of two and a half years for the fraudulent acquisition and misuse of around $250,000 from two distinct COVID-19 relief programs.
Police arrest barricaded suspect after three-hour standoff
ARVADA, Colo. — The Arvada Police Department (APD) said officers arrested a man in a stolen vehicle in south Arvada after a three-hour standoff Thursday morning. APD said officers ran a check on a stolen Toyota 4-Runner parked on the side of the road near 54th Avenue and Cody Street at around 6:23 a.m. and found 36-year-old Arturo Chavarin in the driver's seat. A police spokesperson said Chavarin may have been under the influence of drugs.
3 men sentenced in 2021 crime spree that shocked Denver's Jewish community
Three of five men involved in a 2021 crime spree that left an 18-year-old dead and another victim paralyzed were sentenced to decades in prison each, the Denver District Attorney's Office announced Wednesday. Noah Loepp-Hall, 21, Seth LaRhode, 22, Aiden Sides, 22, Isaiah Freeman, 20, and Samuel Fussell, 20, entered...
One person is dead after a crash on EB I-70 at Morrison exit Thursday morning
One person is dead following crash on Eastbound I-70 at the Morrison exit Thursday morning. The wreck happened at the C-470 interchange, shutting down parts of EB I-70.
Opinion: What Denver homeless people fear most
Homelessness elicits fear in most people. Living on the street is dangerous in myriad ways. I experienced homelessness in 2019. I frequently worried about my safety and with good reason. I was beaten up randomly by other homeless people several times.
Walmart not liable for detaining customer who refused to show receipts, appeals court agrees
A man who repeatedly attempted to walk out of Walmart stores without showing his receipts, then sued the company when employees detained him on suspicion of shoplifting, cannot hold Walmart liable for false imprisonment, Colorado's second-highest court ruled on Thursday. William Montgomery has filed a deluge of lawsuits in state and federal court alleging the same basic pattern. Montgomery pays for items at Denver-area Walmart stores, walks out carrying the merchandise and declines to provide his receipt when asked. Employees and law enforcement then detain,...
Ramos arraignment moved to July
The man accused of fatally shooting his wife in their Broomfield apartment last September has had his arraignment hearing rescheduled to July. John Ramos, 28, was arrested Sept. 25 after Broomfield Police responded to a call of shots fired around 5:30 p.m. at Stonegate Apartments. When officers arrived, they found Ramos’ wife dead in the apartment.
2 arrested following shooting involving officers
Two suspects were arrested in Denver after they were allegedly involved in a robbery, a short pursuit and then a shooting with police.
Denver once had disturbing 'Ugly Law,' punishing some for being seen in public
If you haven't heard about a time when so-called 'Ugly Laws' were common in major American cities, you're in for a disturbing shock. During the 1800s into the mid-1900s, a long list of American metropolitans had laws in the books that banned some people from appearing in the public space. One example is found in Chicago City Code 1881, which "outlawed the appearance in public of people who were [...] 'diseased, maimed, mutilated, or in any way deformed, so as to be an unsightly or disgusting object,'" per a report from Robert A. Wilson and Susan M. Schweik, who has published multiple works on the topic, including a book in 2010.
All that rain in May let Coloradans keep theirs sprinklers “off.” Here’s how much it helped.
Because Coloradans must always worry about too much or too little water, a wet spring would usually bring cautions about thriving underbrush fueling July wildfires, or May rains prompting flood warnings. This is not one of those stories. Instead, we come to quantify and celebrate a May of extraordinary rain...
Aurora Police give update after mother arrested in 5-year-old's death
CBI had issued an Endangered Missing Alert for the 5-year-old girl. Her mother was arrested on suspicion of child abuse resulting in death.
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