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

Reuters | Posted 12.19.2014 | 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...

Boy Accused Of Stealing Parent's Car, Running Over Cop

AP | Posted 09.17.2014 | Crime

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — Police say a 13-year-old Colorado boy stole his parents' car, ran over an officer's leg and rammed three patrol cars be...

Inmate's Death Not Reported For Over A Year

AP | Posted 08.25.2014 | Crime

DENVER (AP) — Colorado prison officials waited nearly a year and a half to report the death of a mentally ill inmate to health officials, delaying a...

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...

Elk Killing Trial Ignites Emotions In Hippie Town

AP | SADIE GURMAN | Posted 05.30.2014 | Crime

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — In a stately neighborhood of Boulder, a city known as the Berkeley of the Rocky Mountains, a bull elk named "Big Boy" had beco...

Man Convicted Of Killing Teens In Blackmail Case

AP | Posted 05.27.2014 | Crime

BRIGHTON, Colo. (AP) — A man has been convicted of first-degree murder for killing two Colorado teenagers who allegedly tried to blackmail him. Jur...

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...