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  • Dan King

    Holmes’ attorney says he could’ve done more to keep convict off death row in other case

    DENVER — The lawyer who defended Sir Mario Owens says he could’ve done more to keep him off death row in Colorado. The same lawyer is now the lead attorney for James Holmes, who is also facing the death penalty. Dan King’s surprising testimony took place Friday. Owens is on death row and out of legal appeals. He was convicted, along with Robert Ray, for the double murders of Javad Marshal Fields and Fields’ fiancee Vivian Wolfe in 2005. Owens […]

  • Crash on NB I-25 at Steele St

    I-25 crash closes northbound lanes for Friday morning rush hour

    DENVER — Northbound I-25 was closed for three hours during the morning rush Friday. It brought traffic to a standstill and caused all kinds of jams and delays all over the southeast part of the city. The crash between an SUV and a large box truck happened in the center of the northbound lanes at Steele Street just after 6 a.m. A man, woman and three kids in the SUV were hurt and sent to the hospital. Reports said the […]

  • Chargers at Broncos

    Broncos take over 1st place in division with 35-21 win against San Diego

    DENVER — The first half was a surprising defensive battle as the Denver Broncos, fresh off their quarterback’s record-setting performance, took on the San Diego Chargers on Thursday Night Football. First place in the AFC Western Division was on the line as the Chargers, 5-2 came into town to play the 5-1 Broncos. The two teams played scoreless football in the first quarter. And then Peyton Manning set a new NFL record when he hit Emmanuel Sanders for a short […]

  • isis

    Twitter and alert friends, teachers, parents may have saved girls from making it to Syria

    AURORA, Colo. — Three girls who left Denver to join ISIS in Syria were stopped just in time, thanks to some tweets they made about their plans. Experts say social media, alert teachers and parents all played a role in getting the three teens back home safely. Social media probably manipulated the girls into going to begin with. ISIS websites with slickly produced videos promising romance and a great adventure target teenage girls in America for recruitment. The girls in […]

  • Denver police arrest suspected 'Tony the Tagger'

    Denver police arrest suspected ‘Tony the Tagger’

    DENVER — Police officers responded to a report of someone in a “Tony the Tiger” costume spray painting in the 1100 block of Clarkson Street Friday. The suspect was allegedly spray painting the victim’s home. Before that, witnesses said the saw the guy in the tiger outfit painting pillars in front of the victim’s home. along with the sidewalk one block to the south. When officers arrived they found the man, 29-year-old Timothy Heckler, spray painting a dumpster that belongs […]

  • Denver Broncos safety John Boyett. Photo credit: Jeffrey Beall via Wikipedia

    Report: Denver Broncos practice squad player John Boyett arrested

    DENVER — Broncos practice squad safety John Boyett was arrested Wednesday morning, according to a report in the Denver Post. Boyett faces a misdemeanor third-degree assault charge in Greenwood Village the report says. The Indianapolis Colts released Boyett last season after he was arrested on charges of disorderly conduct, public intoxication and resisting law enforcement. The Broncos signed him to the practice squad last November, which is where he spent the first seven weeks of this season.  

  • Courtesy: MGNOnline

    24 alleged gang members arrested after Arapahoe County indictment

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. — Law enforcement agencies arrested 24 alleged members and associates of the “Rollin 60s” street gang Wednesday morning. That happened after an Arapahoe County grand jury indicted them on 73 criminal counts. The charges include murder, armed robbery, assault and organized crime, among others. One person under indictment, 18-year-old Roderick Penny of Aurora remained at large. The indictment happened following a two-year long investigation by the Aurora Police Department’s Gang Investigation Unit along with the District Attorney’s Office […]

  • ISIS

    What could lure a trio of teen girls from Denver to join ISIS?

    DENVER — Three teenage girls are back in Colorado Tuesday after officials say they tried to fly to Syria to join the extremist group ISIS. The girls made it to Germany before being stopped. Two of the three girls, who are between 15 and 17 years old, are sisters. A family member met us at the door to their apartment in southeast metro Denver. He refused to say anything on camera but adamantly denied the allegations against the two teens […]

  • Sixth Avenue Elementary School in Aurora, Colo

    Substitute teacher accused of shoving elementary school students

    AURORA, Colo. — A substitute teacher in Aurora is under investigation following an accusation of shoving elementary school children. Parents say it took getting the police involved for the school to take action. This happened at Sixth Avenue Elementary School. The teacher has been temporarily removed from the pool of substitute teachers pending the outcome of the investigation. Starla Drake says like any parent, she was mad when her daughter told her what happened at the school last week. “I […]

  • Steve Gullekson's family gives him new van

    Family delivers incredible surprise to Loveland man confined to a wheelchair

    LOVELAND, Colo. — Rich Gullekson is 56 … he lost the use of his legs after a drunk driver ran over him on his motorcycle in 1976. Friday, he got an incredible surprise. He cares for a woman who was born without arms or legs, both have wheelchairs … hers is motorized. For the past three years, his lift on an old Astro van has been broken. It was chain-driven and it wasn’t strong enough to allow Sheila Eastman’s chair […]