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Colorado Crime

Officer's Life Saved When He Shoots Bullet Directly Into Suspect's Gun

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 07.14.2016 | Crime

A Colorado sheriff’s deputy who was under attack by robbers likely owes his life to a one-in-a-billion shot he fired at one of the suspects. Incredi...

Cops Eye 'Persons Of Interest' In Colorado Mom's Brutal Slaying

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 12.31.2015 | Crime

Authorities in Colorado are trying to determine who stabbed mom Amalia Lopez De Mansilla to death inside her Broomfield mobile home and carted away a ...

Man Accused Of Killing, Dismembering His Future Mother-In-Law

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 05.13.2015 | Crime

A Colorado man accused in the killing and dismemberment of his future mother-in-law (pictured below) said he's not a violent person. "I was pus...

Carjacker Gets 80 Years For Wild Crime Spree Caught On Live TV

Reuters | Daniel Wallis | Posted 05.02.2015 | Crime

(Reuters) - A gun-toting felon whose two-hour carjacking and crime spree in Colorado last year played out on live television filmed from a news helico...

Insane Or Evil? Trial Fills In Details Of Colorado Movie Gunman

Reuters | Keith Coffman and Daniel Wallis | Posted 05.02.2015 | Crime

(Reuters) - Harrowing accounts from survivors dominated the first week of Colorado's movie theater massacre trial, but amid the tears a much more deta...

2015 Is Off To A Violent Start

Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 01.01.2015 | Crime

While millions of merrymakers around the country welcomed in the new year, police around the U.S. were busy responding to numerous reports of criminal...

Boy, 14, Sentenced To 10 Years For Dad's Murder

Reuters | Posted 02.18.2015 | Crime

By Keith Coffman DENVER, Dec 18 (Reuters) - A 14-year-old Colorado boy who admitted shooting his father dead and concealing the death ...

Colorado Theater Shooting Attorneys Back In Court

Associated Press | Posted 12.08.2014 | Crime

CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Attorneys in the Colorado theater shooting case are returning to court for the last scheduled hearing before jury selection...

Man Accused Of Pushing Wife Off Cliff Planned Fatal Hike: Cops

Associated Press | SADIE GURMAN | Posted 11.20.2014 | Crime

DENVER (AP) — A suburban Denver man charged with pushing his wife to her death off a cliff in Colorado's Rocky Mountain National Park could not expl...

Colorado Gunman's Bizarre Crime Spree Ends With Police Takedown

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 07.24.2014 | Crime

An armed gunman is accused of stealing multiple vehicles and pointing a weapon at civilians during a two-hour crime spree that terrorized a Colorado t...

Army Officer Who Blamed Twin For Sexual Assaults Pleads Guilty

Reuters | Posted 01.27.2014 | Crime

By Keith Coffman DENVER, Nov 26 (Reuters) - A U.S. Army officer who initially blamed his identical twin brother for a series of sexual...

Mother-Daughter Team 'Broke Hearts Worldwide,' Jailed In Internet Dating Scam

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 08.30.2013 | Crime

A mother-daughter team has a date behind bars for running an Internet dating scam that cheated one unsuspecting woman out of $1 million. Tracy Vass...

Teen Shot And Chopped Up, Because 'She Got Out Of Line'

Posted 01.25.2013 | Crime

Jurors heard grisly details on the first day of a trial for a man who allegedly shot and dismembered an underage girl at a party he threw in 2010. ...

Mother Arrested For Death Of Sons In Overheated SUV

Posted 01.17.2013 | Crime

A mother whose two young sons died in Colorado after she allegedly left them in her SUV with the engine running for 90 minutes has been arrested. H...

Michael McLaughlin

James Holmes' Lawyers And Prosecutors Wage 'Public Opinion' Battle In Court

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 01.10.2013 | Crime

This week's hearing on the Aurora shooting was a legal formality that lawyers turned into a debate about the mind of a man accused of killing 12 and ...

Aurora Shooting Suspect Posed With Gun In Photo Before Attack: Police

Posted 01.09.2013 | Crime

The preliminary hearing about the alleged gunman who killed 12 and wounded 58 in a Colorado movie theater ended on Wednesday without the defense calli...

Police: 4 Dead In Aurora Hostage Situation

Posted 03.07.2013 | Crime

UPDATE 11:34 -- Four people including a gunman were killed inside an Aurora, Colo., townhouse Saturday morning following what police say was a hostage...

David Lohr

Picture Of Missing Model Surfaces On Escort Website

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 11.29.2012 | Crime

Colorado police said a recent online escort ad, featuring a photo of Kara Nichols, was not placed by the 19-year-old aspiring model who disappeared n...

12-Year-Old Boy Vanishes During Dad's Errand Run

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 11.26.2012 | Crime

The body of a Colorado boy who went missing from his home earlier this month may be located in a dam reservoir, cops said this week. Members of the...

David Lohr

Lingerie Model Vanishes In Colorado

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 11.15.2012 | Crime

Authorities in Colorado are trying to determine what happened to a young, blonde lingerie model who has been missing for more than a month. Accordi...

Shot During Drunk Night, Guilty Of Trespassing

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 10.11.2012 | Crime

Zoey Ripple paid the price when she took a bullet for her alleged drunk stumble into a private home. Now, adding insult to injury, she's being slapped...

Teen Girl Escapes Handcuffs, Steals Patrol Car: Cops

Posted 09.25.2012 | Weird News

The Clear Creek County Sheriff's Office might want to invest in some stronger handcuffs. Shelby Figueroa, 18, is facing multiple charges after alle...

CREEPY: Dad Files Obituary For 7-Year-Old Son, Who's Alive

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 09.07.2012 | Weird News

A Colorado dad filed an obituary with a local newspaper in late August, claiming that his son "went with the Lord" -- but the 7-year-old is alive and ...

David Lohr

Convicting Alleged Batman Shooter Is No 'Slam Dunk' For Prosecutors

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 07.25.2012 | Crime

The prosecutor in the case of James Holmes, suspected in the shooting deaths of 12 moviegoers in Colorado, said Monday that the prosecution has an "en...

David Lohr

What We Know About James Holmes (UPDATED)

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 07.20.2012 | Crime

UPDATE 1:30 p.m. -- The Poway Unified School District has issued a statement, confirming reports that James Holmes was a graduate of Westview High S...