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Fugitive Arrested After Leaving Shoe At Crime Scene

AP | Posted 01.23.2014 | Crime

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Federal agents have apprehended a fugitive near San Antonio two years after he left a shoe behind while allegedly trying to storm...

Stepdad Who Mistakenly Shot Teenage Girl Is A Soldier

AP | Posted 12.30.2013 | Crime

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — The man who apparently mistook his stepdaughter for a burglar when he shot and killed her at their Colorado Springs h...

Soldier Who Planned To Blame Sex Assaults On Twin Brother Pleads Guilty

AP | Posted 11.26.2013 | Crime

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — An Army artillery officer who planned to argue his twin brother was responsible for sexual assaults involving young g...

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...

Dog's Wife Wanted For Harrassing Teenager

AP | Posted 09.24.2013 | Weird News

MONUMENT, Colo. — Police in Colorado say an arrest warrant has been issued for the wife of TV bounty hunter Duane "Dog" Chapman after she was ac...

Dad Accused Of Kidnapping Son Arrested In Motel

AP | THOMAS PEIPERT | Posted 07.27.2013 | Crime

DENVER — Authorities on Sunday arrested a man accused of breaking into his estranged wife's home before blasting her with a stun gun and pepper ...

Teen Charged With Murdering 5th-Grade Girl To Enter Plea

AP | THOMAS PEIPERT | Posted 06.12.2013 | Crime

GOLDEN, Colo. — A Colorado teen pleaded not guilty Friday to murder and kidnapping in the kidnap-slaying and dismemberment of a 10-year-old girl...

Gun Used In Colo. Slaying Matches Texas Shootout Weapon

AP | ANGELA K. BROWN and P. SOLOMON BANDA | Posted 05.26.2013 | Crime

DECATUR, Texas — Investigators found bomb-making materials and pants that appeared to have blood on them in the car of a man suspected of killin...

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...

Sheriff: Missing Boy Didn't Run Away

AP | STEVEN K. PAULSON | Posted 01.29.2013 | Crime

DENVER — Dylan Redwine went to visit his dad for Thanksgiving – not because he wanted to but because a court ordered it as part of his par...

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...

Prosecutors: Austin Reed Sigg Has Confessed

AP | Posted 10.25.2012 | Denver

GOLDEN, Colo. -- Prosecutors say a Colorado teenager has confessed in the abduction and killing of a 10-year-old girl and in a separate attack on a ru...

Colorado Teenager Accused In Jessica Ridgeway's Abduction, Death

AP | P. SOLOMON BANDA and DAN ELLIOTT | Posted 10.25.2012 | Denver

WESTMINSTER, Colo. -- A teen arrested in the death of a 10-year-old Colorado girl and in a separate attack on a runner was interested in mortuary scie...

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...

Court Unseals Documents From Aurora Theater Shooting

AP | P. SOLOMON BANDA | Posted 11.28.2012 | Crime

DENVER -- After weeks of secrecy surrounding the Colorado theater shooting case, most of the documents filed in court will be released to the public o...

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 ...

Does This Qualify As Animal Cruelty?

AP | Posted 08.18.2012 | Crime

GEORGETOWN, Colo. -- A man is being prosecuted for abandoning his dog on one of Colorado's tallest mountains. Clear Creek County sheriff's officials ...