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Friday | via Denver Post
The lawyer for Aurora theater shooter James Holmes testified Friday that he was "negligent" in his defense of a man he represented in another capital murder case who is now on death row. Dan King, the chief trial deputy for the state public defender's office, took the stand in Arapahoe County District Court in a post-conviction hearing of Sir Mario Owens, who, along with his friend, Robert Ray, was sentenced to death for killing Javad Marshall-Fields and Vivian Wolfe in 2005. Comment?
Thursday | via CW2 Colorado KWGN-TV
In one day, a Denver man was the victim of theft and an unrelated, random act of violence that left him injured, but it's how he is responding to the incidents that is gaining attention. It began when Tapy walked to his vehicle behind his Highlands apartment Tuesday morning and found his work computer and supplies missing from his SUV. Comment?
Wednesday Oct 22 | via CW2 Colorado KWGN-TV
Police officers responded to a report of someone in a "Tony the Tiger" costume spray painting in the 1100 block of Clarkson Street Friday. Before that, witnesses said the saw the guy in the tiger outfit painting pillars in front of the victim's home. Comment?
Wednesday Oct 22 | via CBS Local
According to police, a 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT with Colorado plates "JEWELLS" was stolen in Lakewood on Oct. 5. "Within a few hours, the vehicle was used in a theft from motor vehicle at 2960 Inca Street in Denver," police said in a statement. "The stolen vehicle has been spotted in the area of Santa Fe and Alameda Avenue several times." 1 comment
Tuesday Oct 21 | via CW2 Colorado KWGN-TV
The 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT has a vanity license plate of JEWELLS, police said in a Crime Stoppers bulletin. It was stolen on Oct. 5 out of Lakewood. Comment?
Tuesday Oct 21 | via Denver Westword
Last year, we reported about the tragic murder of Reysean Abram , a thirteen-year-old who was reportedly shotgunned to death while riding a bike . Now, two men -- Lonnie White, who was seventeen at the time of the killing but was tried as an adult, and Marquise Lewis, now 21 -- have each pleaded guilty to the crime and face forty-year sentences. Comment?
Thursday Oct 16 | via CBS Local
A man accused in connection with the shooting death of a 13-year-old in Denver last summer has pleaded guilty. Lewis and co-defendant Lonnie White were involved in an altercation in the 4600 block of Eugene Way on Aug. 30, 2013. Comment?
Wednesday Oct 15 | via CBS Local
According to police, Billy Salvador Tafoya, 38, fired a gun at people on May 3 in the 5000 block of North Federal Boulevard. "Due to the nature of the offense we are seeking your assistance with any information leading to his arrest. Comment?
Wednesday Oct 15 | via Denver Post
Police in Denver are asking for the public's help in finding a man accused of firing several shots at a group of people in May. Billy Salvador Tafoya, 41, is wanted in connection with the May 3 shooting that happened near the 500 block of North Federal Boulevard. "Due to the nature of the offense we are seeking your assistance with any information leading to arrest," police said. Comment?
Tuesday Oct 14 | via Denver Post
The shooting happened in the 6200 block of East 14th Avenue, according to a Tweet posted at 4:10 a.m. on the Denver Police Department's Twitter account. A Denver police officer told 7NEWS the victim walked into a McDonald's at East Colfax Avenue and Krameria Street at 2:50 a.m. seeking help. Comment?
Tuesday Oct 14 | via CW2 Colorado KWGN-TV
A man was critically injured after being shot early Tuesday morning in the 6200 block of East 14th Avenue, Denver Police say. BREAKING: #DPD on scene in the 6200 Blk of E 14th Ave investigating a shooting. Comment?
Tuesday Oct 14 | via Denver Westword
Indian summer conditions in Denver can translate to the sort of overnight crime we associate with the year's hottest months -- incidents like the one that happened shortly before 3 a.m. this morning. That's when a man walked into a Colfax and Krameria McDonald's moments after having been shot. Comment?
Monday Oct 13 | via TheDenverChannel
Frost Advisory issued October 13 at 10:06AM MDT expiring October 14 at 8:00AM MDT in effect for: Adams, Arapahoe, Boulder, Broomfield, Denver, Douglas, Elbert, Jefferson, Larimer, Lincoln, Logan, Morgan, Phillips, Sedgwick, Washington, Weld Frost Advisory issued October 13 at 9:17AM MDT expiring October 14 at 8:00AM MDT in effect for: Bent, Crowley, El Paso, Fremont, Huerfano, Kiowa, Las Animas, Otero, Prowers, Pueblo Freeze Warning issued October 13 at 2:37PM MDT expiring October 14 at 9:00AM MDT in effect for: Delta, Dolores, Eagle, Garfield, Gunnison, Mesa, Montrose, Pitkin, San Miguel Frost Advisory issued October 13 at 1:12PM MDT expiring October 14 at 9:00AM MDT in effect for: Cheyenne, Kit Carson Wind Advisory issued October 12 at 1:41PM MDT expiring October 13 at 6:00PM MDT in effect for: Cheyenne, Kit Carson Frost Advisory issued October 13 at 1:12PM MDT expiring October 14 at ... (more) Comment?
Saturday Oct 11 | via CW2 Colorado KWGN-TV
A Denver man was arrested Saturday on charges that he barged into an apartment belonging to his girlfriend's son and threatened to kill the younger man, eventually shooting him in the leg. Rodney Lewis, 49, allegedly knocked on the door of Samuel Knox's apartment in the 2100 block of South Trenton Way about 11 p.m. Friday, the Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office reported. Comment?
Saturday Oct 4 | via Denver Post
The extent of the person's injuries are not yet known, but the victim does not have life-threatening injuries, said Mary McIver, Denver police spokeswoman. The victim, described only as an adult, is being treated at the recreation center, 3880 Newport St., McIver said. Comment?
Thursday Oct 2 | via Denver Post
Denver police arrested a man Thursday in connection with his role in a traffic accident in Arvada that left a teenage girl dead. David Kenneth Bunn, 44, was involved in a head-on collision on Sept. Comment?
Thursday Oct 2 | via CBS Local
Denver police have arrested a man accused of killing a 17-year-old girl in a head-on collision Friday. David Kenneth Bunn, 54, faces vehicular homicide and vehicular assault charges, both felonies, and is also accused of driving under the influence and driving recklessly. Comment?
Tuesday Sep 30 | via Denver Post
Authorities are asking for the public's help in identifying the people in this picture. They are suspected of an attempted robbery in a Denver parking garage on September 26, 2014. Comment?
Sunday Sep 28 | via CBS Local
Auraria Campus police sent out a notice Sunday to every teacher, student and employee of the campus warning them of a danger they say is rare, but real. Transporting thousands each day, the Regional Transportation District light rail is a popular way for commuter college students to get to Auraria Campus, but early Sunday morning The Ride got rough. Comment?
Sunday Sep 28 | via Canon City Daily Record Newspaper
Gov. John Hickenlooper has a quiet moment in his office this month between daily meetings at the Capitol. His staff waited to begin a morning meeting at a giant conference table nearby as Gov. John Hickenlooper pawed through his cluttered desk. Comment?
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