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Screwdriver-wielding Aurora carjacking suspect caught Friday after crash, foot chase

An early morning car jacking in Aurora ended in Denver Friday afternoon when a vehicle crashed and two suspects fled on foot, with one being caught nearby a short time later. The initial car jacking happened at about 4 a.m. in the 1600 block of Paris Street, according to Aurora police. The assailant

DENVER POST - 2018-10-20 00:57:39

Dog used by Aurora couple in sex acts deemed unadoptable, euthanized Tuesday

Jenee Shipman, manager at the Aurora Animal Shelter, wrote in a letter to the 18th Judicial District Attorney's Office that the dog, which was a male Akita mix named Bubba, was not a safe candidate for adoption or transfer based on its history and behavior in the kennel.

DENVER CHANNEL - 2018-10-18 14:56:00

Denver police sergeant arrested Thursday allegedly broke man's nose, leg bones with metal baton

DPD Sgt. Joseph Rodarte, 50, who has been with the department for 28 years, according to police records, was arrested for investigation on a felony second-degree assault with a deadly weapon charge but had not been formally charged by the Denver District Attorney's Office as of Friday morning. Cop

DENVER CHANNEL - 2018-10-19 18:08:33

7 best things to do in Colorado this weekend, Oct. 19-21

DENVER -- Every weekend, Denver7 compiles a list of some family friendly events you might enjoy. Here are our picks for the 7 best things to do in the Denver metro area this weekend. 1. Get some Jack-o'-lantern inspiration at Pumpkin Nights Denver What: Halloween would be nothing without carved pum

DENVER CHANNEL - 2018-10-19 12:28:26

Aurora man suspected of raping two teen girls approached them as they left school, court documents show

A man suspected of raping two 17-year-old girls approached them as they left their Aurora high school and convinced them to get into his car, his arrest affidavit states. Aurora Police Department, suppliedBle Ghislain Kore Aurora police arrested Ble Ghislain Kore, 24, on Tuesday after DNA tests matc

DENVER POST - 2018-10-18 19:47:37

Winning numbers for $1 billion Mega Millions jackpot drawn

DENVER - The numbers for one of the largest Mega Millions jackpots ever have been drawn: Numbers: 65 53 23 15 70 Mega Ball: 7 Megaplier: 2x The prize sits at more than $1 billion. No one has won since July 24. The odds of matching five numbers and the Mega number are 1 in 302,575,350, according to t

KDVR.COM - 2018-10-20 03:01:58

Street robbery in Denver's Baker neighborhood leaves victim in critical condition

UPDATE 12:46 p.m. Friday: This story has been updated with more information about what led to the shooting, per the latest information from Denver police. DENVER - A victim of an apparent street robbery in Denver's Baker neighborhood remains in critical condition following a shooting late Thursday

DENVER CHANNEL - 2018-10-19 18:47:44

Man accused of trying to kidnap Aurora girl charged with 3 felonies, sentence enhancers

AURORA, Colo. – The man accused oftrying to kidnap an 11-year-old girl in Auroralast week was formally charged Thursday with three felonies, including attempted sexual contact and attempted kidnapping, along with three sentence enhancers.

DENVER CHANNEL - 2018-10-18 18:56:08

At least one wounded in Five Points shooting

DENVER - One person was wounded in a shooting in the Five Points neighborhood on Thursday night, the Denver Police Department said. The shooting happened about 9 p.m. in the 2300 block of Welton Street. A man was taken to a hospital with nonlife-threatening injuries. The name and age of the man were

KDVR.COM - 2018-10-19 03:34:46

Denver police officer arrested for investigation of assault

DENVER -- An officer with the Denver Police Department has been arrested for investigation of second-degree assault, the department said Thursday. Sgt. Joseph Rodarte was arrested for a "use of force" incident that happened while he was on duty on Aug. 22, DPD said through a statement issued early T

KDVR.COM - 2018-10-18 23:53:18

Backflipping FBI agent who dropped gun, accidentally shot a man to face Denver court Thursday morning

Chase Bishop, 29, who earlier waived his preliminary hearing was bound over to district court for an arraignment hearing at 8:30 a.m.


Moving company charges Aurora veteran 3 times initial estimate

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The Spot: Breaking down Stapleton’s and Polis’ wealth, new Coffman vs. Crow poll, how ballot issues could influence turnout, and puppies!

Reporting at the time suggested the Ds feared if a fracking war took place at the ballot box, it would drive Republicans to the polls and hurt Gov. John Hickenlooper and then-U.S. Sen. Mark Udall, who were both seeking re-election. (Here’s how that turned out.)

DENVER POST - 2018-10-18 20:17:06

Affidavit: Man accused of raping teens at, near Aurora school in broad daylight

AURORA, Colo. - An affidavit obtained by Denver7 Thursday sheds more light onto the arrest of a 24-year-old man accused of raping two 17-year-old girls in Aurora last month. The document also reveals some disturbing details, including the accusation that one of the victims was attacked on school gro

DENVER CHANNEL - 2018-10-18 21:54:42

Denver’s streak of balmy weather could reach 70 by Sunday

Sunny skies with temperatures in the mid 60s are expected both on Friday and Saturday. By Sunday, Denver will be threatening to hit 70 degrees, the NWS says.

DENVER POST - 2018-10-18 13:12:32

Man arrested, accused of raping 2 teenage girls in Aurora

AURORA, Colo. -- A man has been arrested and is accused of sexually assaulting two 17-year-old girls last month, the Aurora Police Department said. BleGhislain Kore, 24, was arrested on Tuesday after DNA results from the assaults connected him to the two sex assaults, according to police. The assaul


Plea hearing for dancing FBI agent who accidentally shot a man in Denver nightclub pushed to Nov.

DENVER - The FBI agent who shot a man at a Denver nightclub when his weapon fell from his waistband while he was performing a backflip had been scheduled to appear in court Thursday morning to enter a plea, but the hearing was continued to November at the last minute. Chase Bishop, 29, faces one cou

DENVER CHANNEL - 2018-10-18 16:43:53

Colfax power outage affects customers in Denver, Aurora

As of 9 p.m., about 30,000 people were without power along one of Denver and Aurora's main thoroughfares, with another couple thousand without power near the Town Center At Aurora.


Adia Victoria Shares Poem In Honor of National Black Poetry Day, New LP SILENCES To Be Released 2/22

Adia Victoriawill be touring the world in support ofSilencesand the first round of dates kick off February 19 in Washington, DC at DC9. The "Dope Queen Tour" takes her to Brooklyn'sRough Tradeon February 22 and The Moroccan Lounge on March 7 in Los Angeles. It concludes March 15 in Denver, CO atLari


Operation Christmas Child may be the last in Deming, NM

Ellie Bryant of the First Baptist Church has coordinated the program locally for the past 13 years. The program uses donations and volunteers to stuff shoe boxes with the holiday gifts. Now, after more than a decade of brightening the faces of children throughout the world and to her local community