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Denver police shot man who was wrongly identified as jail escapee

Three Denver Police Department officers mistakenly thought they were pursuing a jail escapee on Monday night when they fired shots into an SUV with two men inside. Provided by Denver Police DepartmentMauricio Venzor-Gonzalez The passenger in the car had been identified as Mauricio Venzor-Gonzalez, a

DENVER POST - 2018-03-22 22:27:36

Consultant: Downtown Brighton has parking

Downtown Brighton has parking, but demand sometimes exceeds supply in core areas, Mallory Baker, a parking consultant told a group of about 30 downtown business owners at a Downtown Partnership Committee meeting Thursday, March 22. Several business owners at the meeting said Brighton doesn't have a

THEBRIGHTONBLADE.COM - 2018-03-22 23:19:00

Aurora Morning Rush-Hour Shooting: Suspect Identified By Police

AURORA, CO -- Aurora police identified a person of interest in the double shooting Tuesday morning that left a 21-year-old man dead and injured another. Joseph Goudy Lugo, 39, is sought on charges of first degree murder for shooting two victims outside of an apartment building in the 1000 block of S

PATCH - 2018-03-22 15:58:18

Denver police investigate overnight homicide in Sunnyside neighborhood

Homicide detectives are investigating the fatal shooting of a person found late Wednesday night as a homicide. No information was available about a possible suspect, according to an 8:30 p.m. tweet. The victim was located on the 600 block of North Lipan Street, in the Sunnyside neighborhood, accordi

DENVER POST - 2018-03-22 12:07:23

Longmont police notes: Officer searching for phone finds narcotics

Longmont police took a report of a lost or stolen phone on Wednesday. While searching for the phone in the 4900 block of Nelson Road, an officer instead found narcotics. An arrest was made. A vehicle was spotted driving erratically in the area of Main Street and Ken Pratt Boulevard on Thursday. The

LONGMONT DAILY TIMES-CALL - 2018-03-23 20:18:51

James Mack Goes From Coke Arrest With Ex-Bronco to $3M Mailing Pot Bust

Westminster's James Mack is the latest Coloradan to be sentenced for mailing marijuana, and it's no surprise that he earned considerably more than the one year in federal prison doled out to Arvada's Mark Koenig for the offense last month. While Koenig was found guilty of shipping between 950 grams

WESTWORD - 2018-03-22 11:59:00

Secretary Of State 'Disappointed' In Grand Jury, DA Investigation

DENVER (CBS4)- The day after CBS4 revealed a Denver grand jury is investigating Colorado Secretary of State Wayne Williams over alleged campaign finance irregularities; Williams said he was "disappointed" the Denver District Attorney plans to continue investigating how his office handles campaign fi

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-03-23 14:59:18

Loveland teen accused of shooting friend in Longmont sentenced as juvenile

A Loveland teen who shot his friend in the head with a stolen .357 magnum handgun in October pleaded guilty to a felony assault charge on Thursday. Boulder County District Attorney's Office spokeswoman Catherine Olguin said in an email that the adult case against Seth LaRhode was dismissed and he pl

LONGMONT DAILY TIMES-CALL - 2018-03-23 23:34:53

Former police officer from Mexico sentenced to 72 years to life for sexually assaulting Aurora woman, other felonies

Provided by Aurora Police DepartmentRicardo Corral Venegas, 25. A former police officer from Mexico, who was in the United States illegally, was sentenced Wednesday to 72 years to life in prison for sexually assaulting one Aurora woman and attempting to sexually assault a second victim. Ricardo Corr

DENVER POST - 2018-03-22 01:08:59

School District In Denver Will Test Out Four-Day School Weeks In The Fall

In the fall, students in Colorado school district 27J will be attending classes for only four days each week instead of the usual five. thedenverchannel For the past few months, the 27J school district has been exploring and discussing the idea of a shorter week. On Monday, they made it official.Dis

PULPTASTIC - 2018-03-23 12:36:25

Shooting reported at 104th and Federal in Federal Heights

FEDERAL HEIGHTS, Colo. - Police responded to a disturbance and shooting in a parking lot at a shopping center at Federal Boulevard and West 104th Avenue in Federal Heights Wednesday afternoon. Police told FOX31 the incident began with a disturbance outside the Walgreen's store. The suspect tried to


Double shooting suspect, man who died in Aurora both identified

AURORA, Colo. - The man who was shot and killed in Aurora on Tuesday has been identified. Police also identified the shooting suspect Wednesday. The Arapahoe County Coroner's Office said Wednesday that 21-year-old Potros Mabany was shot during an altercation outside The Preserve at City Center apart


Co-worker arrested in stabbing death of Denver 7-Eleven clerk

A 32-year-old man has been arrested for investigation of first-degree murder in the stabbing death of a 7-Eleven co-worker who accused him of theft, authorities say. Denver Sheriff's DepartmentLuis Perez Luis Antonio Perez was arrested on his birthday Tuesday in the fatal stabbing of 29-year-old Der


Aurora Police say suspect at large after fatal shooting near Gateway High School

Aurora Police officers are responding to a fatal shooting near South Sable Boulevard and East Mississippi Avenue, authorities said around 8:30 a.m. Tuesday. As a precaution, nearby Gateway High School is on lockdown. The shooting is not school-related, Aurora Police said. The shooting left one perso


Police: Driver runs red light, hits 2 children, adult, vehicle in northwest Denver

DENVER - Three people, including two children, were injured after a vehicle ran a red light and hit them while they were walking on Tuesday night, the Denver Police Department said. The driver of a Mitsubishi was traveling westbound on West 38th Avenue about 7 p.m. when it ran a red light at Zuni St


17-year-old dies after shooting in West Colfax

The name of a 17-year-old who was shot and killed in West Colfax over the weekend was released on Tuesday. According to the Denver Police Department, a person later identified as Ty Martinez was shot in the 3500 block of W. Colfax Ave around 7 p.m. on March 17. Soon after that, a vehicle crashed i


One person killed in shooting near Mississippi & Sable in Aurora

Aurora Police are investigating a shooting near E. Mississippi Ave. and S. Sable Blvd. Police say two parties have been shot. One person was killed and one person is in stable condition at a hospital. The shooting occurred in the 1000-block of S. Evanston Way. One suspect is at large and the inves


How would a Denver City Council into the mayor's flirtatious texts work?

Denver City Council could hold a congressional style hearing on Mayor Michael Hancock's sexual harassment scandal - if they wanted to. Denver City Council has subpoena power to investigate city departments. The Mayor, however, is not a city department. On Tuesday morning, Denver City Council Preside


Fatal shooting victim in west Denver identified as a teenager

A teenager who was fatally shot in west Denver on Saturday night has been identified. Ty Martinez, 17, of Denver, was taken by ambulance to Denver Health medical center, where he was pronounced dead, according to the medical examiner's office. Martinez died of a gunshot wound. The shooting happened


Colorado toddler, 2, dies after he was found following Amber Alert, family confirms

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