There's no doubt that private security guard Michael Arnold sexually assaulted a female prisoner shortly after she gave birth in 2012: He pleaded guilty to the crime and has been sentenced, albeit to no time in jail. However, a just-filed lawsuit maintains that blame for this horrible act goes beyon ... More >>
As we've reported, at least seven Denver police officers have gotten into trouble in 2014, with offenses ranging from departmental violations (like keeping 600 nude photos on a work cell phone) to alleged assaults, prostitute-solicitation and more; see our previous coverage below. Now there's an ei ... More >>
After the arrest of Denver Police Department Detective Daniel Diaz de Leon on charges including domestic violence and child abuse, 9News reported that he was the sixth member of the DPD to get in trouble over recent months. By our count, however, there have actually been seven -- a small total when ... More >>
Could the off-duty lives of Denver police officers and their significant others make for a spicy reality show? That's the talk at the department after news broke about an investigation into a brawl involving two Denver cops, Jeremy Ownbey and Steven Sloan, as well as their wives, Jamie and Stephanie ... More >>
Update: Earlier this week, we told you about a murder outside Aurora's Smoky Hill Liquor store; see our previous coverage below. The victim has now been identified as Ryan Thompson, 22 -- and there's been an arrest in the case. The suspect in custody is a seventeen year old whose name will not be ... More >>
We've been covering a clemency bid by Nathan Dunlap, who killed four people at a Chuck E. Cheese in 1993; see our previous coverage below. Yesterday, we shared a letter to Governor John Hickenlooper by a woman who was scheduled to work at the restaurant on the fateful evening but took the night off ... More >>
The decision by attorneys for accused Aurora theater shooter James Holmes to enter a not guilty by reason of insanity plea seems motivated mainly by an effort to avoid the death penalty. Those representing Nathan Dunlap, convicted of killing four people at a Chuck E. Cheese restaurant in 1993, are ... More >>
The secret behind long sentences handed out to repeat offenders in the 18th Judicial District
Alan Sudduth was sixteen years old when prosecutors charged him as an adult.Our cover story this week recounts the tale of Alan Sudduth, a juvenile who was sentenced to seventy years in prison in 1996 for the murder of a cab driver -- even though a recent hearing showed that the prosecution's ... More >>
Kevin LeWayne McKinney was being held on unrelated charges.While the Aurora Police Department still has plenty of work to do regarding a double shooting yesterday at the Sommerset Gardens Apartments, the APD appears to have finally cleared a previously unsolved crime from its books. Diane Ca ... More >>
Francis Hernandez is bound for a long spell in stir.As the Darrent Williams murder trial is getting underway, another high-profile trial has come to an end. A jury has found Francis Hernandez responsible for the deaths of three people in a 2008 crash at a Baskin Robbins. Among the victims: t ... More >>
May 18, 2007, was a tough day on the job for Lieutenant Mike Gross of the Glendale Police Department. The sometime spokesman for the department was playing the john in a sting operation at the Staybridge Suites in Glendale, entertaining a series of women he'd found in escort ads. Tatiana and Mia, fo ... More >>
What was blown besides this cop's cover?
One night in August, this melting pot boiled over. Who got burned?
A casual fling can earn a lifetime label as a sex offender.
Joseph Paiva was born defective, but prosecutors stamped him a habitual criminal.
Cops thought they'd busted the largest child-porn ring in Colorado history. But that's not how the case developed.
The Colorado Supreme Court gets involved in a child-pornography case.
Kwang Suk Campbell Walker wasn't just looking for a handout.
Patrick Roy's slide from hero to zero.
Denise Thomas is accused of trying to sell her adopted Russian daughter -- but the girl had been bought and sold all along.
From the week of March 30
From the week of March 23
Carole Abbott was an expert witness in child sex-abuse cases. What she witnessed at home was a different matter.
Two years ago they took over their city. Since then, things have just gotten curiouser and curiouser.
Ali Kazemi's common name is finally clear.
When Laura Martinez was killed while helping a friend, her family's dreams died, too.
One day, anti-stalker Michael Newell became a TV hero. But not everyone was happy about it.