Just over three years after 21-year-old Jose Medina, a valet at the now-defunct Rockstar Lounge at 940 Lincoln Street, died after getting struck by a hit-and-run driver, Governor John Hickenlooper signed House Bill HB14-1191 into law and created the Hit and Run Medina Alert Program, the first of its ... More >>
Yesterday, we recapped the wild, hour-long chase that resulted in the arrest of Ryan Stone, who'd stolen a car with a four-year-old inside. Given that a number of cars were struck during the pursuit, and a state trooper was seriously injured, should authorities have backed off, especially after the ... More >>
This morning's news cycle was dominated by an event that many Coloradans watched live -- a police chase after a car-jacking suspect who'd raced away from a Longmont gas station in a stolen vehicle with a four-year-old boy inside. Fortunately, the conclusion of the story is relatively happy for most ... More >>
Update:Yesterday afternoon, Jesse Paul Speer, a photographer with Colorado ties who's accused of kidnapping and assaulting an eleven-year-old Cody, Wyoming, girl, waived his right to fight extradition during a brief court hearing in Montana yesterday. Meanwhile, new information about the crime is ac ... More >>
Editor's note: With Peyton Manning's regular-season debut for the Broncos set for Sunday, we offer this (hilarious) (and helpful!) Peyton primer by Melanie Asmar that first appeared last March. Hello, Denver sports noobs. Perhaps you've heard of a new man-about-town named Peyton Manning. No, no -- ... More >>
Hello, Denver sports noobs. Perhaps you've heard of a new man-about-town named Peyton Manning. No, no -- he's not the guy who won Project Runway All Stars. He's a football player. A quarterback. In other words, Peyton Manning is the new Tim Tebow. Except less overtly Christian and better at doing t ... More >>
Our Colorado Crimes archive has been was very busy during January, filling with stories that range from the bizarre to the tragic. Look below to see mug shots of those at the center of the reports, and click on their names or accompanying links to check out our original coverage.
Yesterday, the Douglas County Sheriff's Office received a 911 call about a missing child: An eight-year-old had been abducted from the Safeway on 560 Castle Pines Parkway. Patrol deputies and detectives promptly retrieved a video of the abduction from a Safeway surveillance camera, and both the vict ... More >>
The more information that surfaces about Pueblo's Jose Garcia, the creepier the allegations against him become. In addition to accusations that he prompted an Amber Alert by grabbing nine-year-old Calysta Cordova, who escaped, he's been charged in a second sex assault on a child.
Jasmine Fike."Someone just broke into my house and he's trying to take me!" fifteen-year-old Jasmine Fike told the 911 operator, her voice teetering on the edge of hysteria. "Please come! Hurry!" The cops did, but they needn't have rushed -- since they now believe Fike faked the whole thing.