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    Six teens under investigation for sexual assault of Englewood High student

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — Five Englewood School District students and one older teen are suspected of sexually assaulting a female freshman at a party, the school confirmed Friday. The investigation began about 8:41 p.m. Sunday, when officers received a report of a missing teenager, the Englewood Police Department reported. While officers were taking the report, the girl was found by other officers in the 600 block of Englewood Parkway. She said that she had been sexually assaulted. An investigation revealed that the victim […]

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    One killed in crash on U.S. 85 in Brighton

    BRIGHTON, Colo. — A woman was killed Friday morning in a collision at the intersection of U.S. 85 and 124th Avenue, the Brighton Police Department reported. BPD said a southbound pickup truck on U.S. 85 ran a red light and struck a Volkswagen heading east on 124th Avenue. The driver of the Volkswagen died at the scene. The impact forced the truck and the VW into another vehicle waiting in the northbound U.S. 85 turn lane. The intersection was closed for […]

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    Man who shot three people sentenced to 32 years in prison

    DENVER — A 22-year-old Denver man who pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in a 2013 triple shooting was sentenced to 32 years in prison this week. According to the Denver District Attorney’s Office, Tayvon Martin also pleaded guilty to second-degree assault and was ordered to pay $11,498 in restitution. Martin confronted and shot three people in the 1200 block of Albion Street on June 22, 2013, according to police. One of the victims, 21-year-old Gabriel Scott, later died. A 24-year-old man […]

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    Boyfriend caught on camera running over pregnant girlfriend with car

    HOLIDAY, Fla. — A pregnant woman is recovering in the hospital after her boyfriend apparently struck her with his car, according to deputies. The hit-and-run was caught on home surveillance cameras. Witnesses watched in horror as the car barreled straight for the woman. “He hits her, right, dead on,” Pete Rijos told WFLA. “She went flying on the hood and her legs hit her face, hit the floor, she did a couple of turns and she landed on her butt.” […]

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    Police: Arvada shooting determined to be suicide

    ARVADA, Colo. — Police investigating a possible shooting in the 8300 block of Chase Way in Arvada determined that the incident was a suicide. A Jefferson County Sheriff’s deputy was investigating a civil matter in the area about 1:30 p.m. when he heard a possible gunshot, police reported. The deputy withdrew and called for backup. Officers looked through a window of a home and determined that the situation was a suicide, according to Arvada police. No other injuries or danger […]

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    Cherry Creek High students evacuated due to smoke

    DENVER — Dozens of students were briefly evacuated from Cherry Creek High School due to smoke in a building Thursday afternoon. A short inside a generator transfer switch in the campus’ west building caused the smoke Cherry Creek School District spokeswoman Tustin Amole said. Students in that building were evacuated for a short time while staff investigated. When no danger was found, students were allowed back inside. No injuries or serious damage were reported. The district will send a message to […]

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    PHOTOS: Three-year investigation reveals wildlife poaching scheme

    WOODLAND PARK, Colo. — Two brothers pleaded guilty to multiple crimes this week after a years-long investigation revealed that they engaged in an organized campaign to poach big game and other wildlife from public and private lands. Kansas resident William Hessman, 55, and 47-year-old Torry Hessman of Pagosa Springs set up at least six “bait sites” designed to lure animals for unlawful hunting,  Colorado Parks and Wildlife reported. The case originated in August of 2011 when Teller County District Wildlife Manager […]

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    Fashion trucks growing in popularity in Denver

    DENVER — Taking lessons from Denver’s food truck craze, fashion trucks are growing in popularity. These boutiques on wheels, including The Denver Fashion Truck, Judith and Joes, and Tincan Couture, began popping up around Colorado a few years ago by selling clothing, accessories, jewelry and artwork. But recently they’ve picked up speed and many fellow fashion truckers are expecting about 10 new trucks by summer. Operators such as Steet Boutique’s Lindsey Trees says it’s much cheaper than the cost of […]

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    Thieves target cemeteries in metro Denver

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. — Thieves are targeting cemeteries in metro Denver. At Chapel Hill Cemetery in Centennial, grave markers all over the cemetery have empty holes where the vases used to be. “They take them to scrap metal places and melt them down,” general manager Gill Giddens said. “It’s a despicable act by the individuals who did it.” Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office investigators believe the thieves struck at night, and that they knew what they were doing. “They grabbed them and […]

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    Task force recovers six minors, arrests two alleged child sex traffickers during Stock Show

    DENVER — A task force assembled to combat sex trafficking of children arrested two alleged traffickers and recovered six minors believed to be underage prostitutes during the 2015 National Western Stock Show. The arrests came during the week leading up to the event, through the Stock Show’s conclusion, according to the FBI Denver Rocky Mountain Innocence Lost Task Force. “Major events, such as the National Western Stock Show, bring many positives to our community,” Special Agent in Charge Thomas Ravenelle […]