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Westminster police searching for woman last seen in Federal Heights
WESTMINSTER, Colo. — The Westminster Police Department is asking for the public’s help finding a woman last seen in neighboring Federal Heights.Rosio Flores was last seen at a family gathering at Camenisch Park on July 10. Around 8 p.m., Flores told her family that she was going to walk to her nearb
Man who shot, killed teen after 'fooling around' with gun sentenced to 30 years in prison
CRIMEPhoto: Courtesy Jefferson County DAMan who shot, killed teen after 'fooling around' with gun sentenced to 30 years in prisonJohn Martinez was convicted of manslaughter in June for shooting and killing a 16-year-old while drinking alcohol and smoking pot, according to the Jefferson County DA.
Questions being raised about deadly apartment fire in Westminster
“And that should have allowed this fire to be more contained and people to get out safely and instead it looks like a large part of the building was engulfed very quickly," said Mari Perczak, an attorney with Burg Simpson who specializes in construction-related law.
Weekend kicks off with severe weather risk for Saturday
Severe weather will be possible along the I-25 corridor and eastern plains as a trough pushes through the state. Storms have already fired up across western Colorado early Saturday morning, and will continue to push through the central mountains by the mid-morning hours. By lunchtime, expect showers
FAA gives Adams County ok to turn Front Range Airport into spaceport
According to the news release, the vehicles at the spaceport would launch like traditional planes, but then fly on a special-use airspace where rocket boosters launch the craft into suborbital flight.
Pedestrian killed in collision in West Denver
Police investigate auto-pedestrian crash at Evans and Clay in DenverDENVER — Police were investigating a deadly hit-and-run involving a pedestrian and vehicle in west Denver.It happened late Friday night at West Evans Avenue and South Clay Street.The pedestrian was killed.Police said Saturday mornin
Chris Watts case: Why husband likely won't face murder charge in death of unborn child
While Watts, 33, likely will not be formally charged in connection with the deaths of 34-year-old Shanann Watts and their daughters, 3-year-old Celeste and 4-year-old Bella, until at least Monday, he faces investigation on one count of first-degree murder after deliberation; two counts of first-degr
Colorado girls' bodies were submerged in crude oil 4 days
FREDERICK, Colo. (AP) —The bodies of two young girls were submerged in crude oil for four days before authorities discovered them on Thursday, according to court documents filed Friday by an attorney defending the girls' father against accusations that he killed his children and wife.
Lakewood man who fatally shot teenager while “fooling around” with gun gets 30 years in prison
A 24-year-old man who was drinking alcohol, smoking marijuana and “fooling around with a gun” in a Lakewood home when he shot a 16-year-old to death has been sentenced to 30 years in prison, officials say.
Denver area should brace for 1-inch hail, wind gusts to 60 mph, forecasters say
Severe afternoon thunderstorms could generate one-inch hail, heavy rains and 60 mph winds in the Denver metro area on Friday, forecasters say.
Arvada police looking for dog owner after animal bites woman in the face
The attack, caught on surveillance video, happened on August 7 just after 7:30 p.m. at a restaurant and bar in the area of 64th Avenue and Ward Road.
Residents in Thornton neighborhood told to shelter in place during standoff
THORNTON, Colo. — People in a Thornton neighborhood were told to shelter in place while police tried to get a barricaded suspect to surrender Thursday night.this started just before 5 p.m. in the area of 136th Avenue and Madison.Police said they got a call about shots fired. When police officers arr
Girl, 16, faces 1st-degree murder charges as an adult in death of nephew, 7, in Montbello - Sentinel Colorado
Jennie Bunsom, 16, accused of first-degree murder in the death of her nephew, 7, in Montbello. PHOTO SUPPLIED
Pathfinder Partners picks up Aurora apts. for $18.3M - Colorado Real Estate Journal
A San Diego-based firm specializing in value-add real estate added its eighth Denver area apartment community with its acquisition of Verona Park Apartments.Pathfinder Partners paid $18.3 million for the 119-unit community at 12000 E. Kansas Drive in Aurora.“This represents a typical Pathfinder valu
Montbello teen accused of killing 7-year-old nephew appears in court Thursday
Jennie Bunsom stood before a judge Thursday in a green shirt and khaki pants with attorneys by her side. The teen, who facesfirst-degree murder charges as an adultin the killing of her nephew Jordan Vong, had several aspects of the court process explained to her including her right to ask for her ca
Missing Firestone woman found dead in Wyoming
Roseanna Eileen Allen, 49, left her home Aug. 2 in a Kia Optima, according to Firestone police.
Man charged with murder in fatal Thornton bar shooting
Gary Lynn Wideman, 36, is charged with first-degree murder after deliberation, first-degree murder with extreme indifference and four counts of attempted murder with extreme indifference, according to a statement released Wednesday by the 17th Judicial District Attorney’s Office. Wideman also faces
ATF joins investigation into Denver natural gas explosion; fundraisers pop up for victims
Agents with the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives were at the site Wednesday to help with the investigation. Heavy construction equipment was brought in to try and dig away the rubble so investigators can try and find the source of the explosion.
Smoky sunshine today; Rain chances increase this weekend
Pinpoint Weather MeteorologistsDave Fraser,Greg Dutra,Jessica Lebel,Matt Makens, andChris Tomer.
Body cam video released of Denver mayor's son threatening cop
AURORA, Colo. -- FOX31 has obtained the entire body camera video recording of the son of Denver Mayor Michael Hancock using a gay slur and threatening an Aurora police officer. 22-year-old Jordan Hancock was pulled over March 23, 2018 for going 65 in a 40 mile per hour zone. Almost immediately he is