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Relatives Of Slain Woman Sue Over Slow 911 Response

AP | SADIE GURMAN | Posted 11.17.2014 | Crime

DENVER (AP) — A Denver woman who was found fatally beaten more than six hours after a neighbor first called 911 for help might have survived if disp...

Arapahoe Shooter Wanted Revenge For Being Teased: Report

AP | SADIE GURMAN | Posted 12.10.2014 | Crime

CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Investigators say the student who killed a classmate before taking his own life at a suburban Denver high school described ...

Happiest Mug Shot Ever?

AP | Posted 11.29.2014 | Weird News

DENVER (AP) — The mug shot of a man captured after trying to flee a bank robbery in Denver shows him flashing a broad, toothy grin. The photo was t...

Denver Shootout Wounds 2 Officers, Suspect Arrested

AP | SADIE GURMAN | Posted 09.05.2014 | Crime

DENVER (AP) — The man who shot and wounded two suburban Denver police officers checking on him at his home was stopped by a third officer who arrive...

Officer Shot Handcuffed Drug Suspect Who Pulled Gun From Butt

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 06.18.2014 | Crime

An alleged meth user who'd been repeatedly searched by Denver police fired two shots at cops while handcuffed with a gun that was reportedly nestled b...

911 Dispatcher Fired After Caller Is Killed

AP | Posted 06.09.2014 | Crime

DENVER (AP) — Police say a dispatcher has been fired after failing to relay key information to officers responding to a call from a woman who was ki...

INTERNAL AFFAIRS: Cops, Wives Charged In Alleged 'Swingers' Brawl

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 06.05.2014 | Crime

Two Denver police officers and their wives are being investigated for a "swingers'" brawl that allegedly took place at one of the cop's homes last mon...

Crime Still Isn't Devouring Denver 4 Months After Legal Pot

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 05.14.2014 | Politics

Four months after recreational marijuana sales were legalized in Denver, crime still hasn't gone up, according to the city's latest data. Overall v...

After 3 Months Of Legal Pot Sales, Denver Still Not A Crime-Filled Hellscape

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 04.08.2014 | Politics

Three months into Colorado's historic legal recreational marijuana sales, crime hasn't gone up in Denver, according to recent data released by the cit...

'O2 Bandit' Lugs Oxygen Tank To Bank Robberies

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 01.23.2014 | Weird News

Bank robbers commonly pack guns for their heists, but one in Denver is known for bringing along an oxygen tank. A robber known as "the O2 Bandit" b...

Peyton's Papa John's Robbed During Broncos Game

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 11.18.2013 | Sports

While Peyton Manning and his Broncos were robbing the Kansas City Chiefs of their undefeated season, a Manning-owned Papa John's was being robbed in D...

Brothers Plead Guilty In Denver Bar Killings

AP | Posted 07.24.2013 | Denver

DENVER -- Two brothers accused of killing five people at a Denver bar during a robbery and then setting the building on fire to destroy evidence have ...

4 People Set On Fire In Denver

AP | THOMAS PEIPERT | Posted 02.12.2013 | Denver

DENVER — Police searched Friday for two men who used a pump sprayer to douse four people with a flammable liquid at a Denver apartment and then ...

Autopsies Show All 5 Fero's Victims Had Been Stabbed

AP | Posted 11.15.2012 | Denver

DENVER -- The Denver medical examiner's office says all five people who were found dead in a bar that was set on fire had been stabbed. The medical e...

Woman Who Pretended She Had PTSD To Avoid Jury Duty Gets Probation

AP | Posted 11.13.2012 | Crime

DENVER -- A woman accused of pretending to be mentally ill to get out of jury duty in Denver has pleaded guilty to perjury. Susan A. Cole showed up f...

Suspects Arrested In 5 Deaths At Denver Bar

AP | STEVEN K. PAULSON and P. SOLOMON BANDA | Posted 12.18.2012 | Denver

DENVER -- Three men were arrested for investigation of murder after a Denver bar was set on fire to cover up five killings committed during a robbery,...

5 Found Dead At Denver Bar

AP | STEVEN K. PAULSON and P. SOLOMON BANDA | Posted 12.17.2012 | Denver

DENVER — Denver police said they have no suspects in the killings of five people whose bodies were found at a neighborhood bar after it was set ...

James Eagan Holmes' Mother Talks About Shooting

AP | JULIE WATSON | Posted 07.24.2012 | Crime

SAN DIEGO -- The mother of James Holmes had no idea her son was believed to be the gunman who killed a dozen people in a Colorado theater until she wa...

911 Sends Man Back To Crime Scene Where He Is Murdered

Posted 04.03.2012 | Denver

A Denver 911 dispatcher is expected to be suspended for failing to follow protocol when he asked a man and his companions to return to the scene of a ...

Real Life 'Weekend At Bernie's' Suspects Sentenced

AP | Posted 03.09.2012 | Denver

DENVER -- Two men accused of driving their dead friend around the Denver area and running up a bar tab on his account have been sentenced. Robert You...

Denver Serial Killer Wouldn't Be Let Go Under Current Laws

AP | By P. SOLOMON BANDA | Posted 05.07.2012 | Denver

DENVER -- Vincent Groves was released from prison on mandatory parole in 1987, having served five years for strangling a 17-year-old girl. Three years...

Couple's Names Written On Paper Bag With Bomb Inside Of It

AP | Posted 01.11.2012 | Denver

LAFAYETTE, Colo. -- A bomb that seriously injured a Colorado couple was left beside their car in a paper bag with their names written on it, and the w...

Denver Nanny Gets Carjacked With Young Boy In Backseat

Posted 11.18.2011 | Denver

On Monday afternoon, a Denver nanny was driving a 3-year-old boy around when she was carjacked -- the suspect drove off in her car with the young boy ...

Woman Arrested For Vampire-Style Attack (UPDATE)

Posted 01.11.2012 | Denver

Denver Police have arrested Emi Leyonia Coleman, 30, in connection to the biting of two people at a convenience store last week. UPDATE: Accordi...

UPDATE: Colo. Serial Rapist Sentenced To 300-Plus Years

Posted 12.09.2011 | Denver

An alleged serial rapist being held in Jefferson County Jail is facing additional charges in the 2008 Washington rape of a 63-year-old woman. On T...