From examining the letters he wrote to his parents, included in the original Lakewood police file, and the details of that harrowing and fateful day in the fall of 1988 from the original offense report, one thing becomes clear: James Kiss was a very troubled young man with a seemingly dastardly plan ... More >>
At 7 p.m. on December 18, Eric Garcia attacked a woman as she was walking to her car on West Colfax Avenue in Lakewood. She was "able to fight the male off and he fled," Lakewood police say. Apparently not satisfied with his failed attempt, a mere twenty minutes later the same man followed a differe ... More >>
Update: The Lakewood Police Department has identified the principals involved in a fatal shooting late Tuesday night. The dead man is Gerhard Alan Ohmstede, forty, while the person who killed him is Ira Miguel Logan, 28. However, Logan is no longer in custody, and he may not be charged with a crime ... More >>
Molly Midyette.In December 2007, Molly Midyette was convicted of child abuse that led to the death of her ten-week-old son, Jason, and sentenced to sixteen years in prison -- even though she was at work and her husband, Alex, was watching the baby at the time. This week, she'll be out of pri ... More >>
From Channel 31 coverage.The Coleadero Rodeo, a popular Mexican rodeo, is slated to bring its form of rough and tumble entertainment to the Jefferson County Fairgrounds this Sunday -- the first of several dates at the venue over the coming weeks. This despite an array of charges against the ... More >>
Robert Wallace on 9News.The Robert Wallace case has all the trademarks of a justice-gone-awry tale. When Wallace, an 81-year-old Wheat Ridge resident, saw two men trying to steal his trailer this past February, he opened fire, hitting one of the men in the head. But the person busted in the s ... More >>
Poker tour entrepreneurs Matt Sowash and Andrew "Doc" Hicks were arrested this week and charged with securities fraud. Investigators have been working on the case for two years, ever since two other men hatched a plot to kill Sowash using rattlesnakes. In that case, detailed in the 2007 Westw ... More >>
Michael Tate (profiled in the September 20 feature "Killer Instinct)" was only sixteen when he murdered Steve Fitzgerald, but the Jefferson County District Attorney's office filed charges in adult court, where Tate was found guilty of felony murder -- a crime that carries a mandatory sentence of lif ... More >>
The car that rolled through the McDonald's parking lot on the night of April 3, 2005, belonged to Monique Trujillo. Outside the fast-food restaurant stood Trujillo's ex-boyfriend and another young woman, Terra Ramirez. Before Ramirez could finish her orange soda, Trujillo's car was back at McDonald' ... More >>
His enemies thought they could use Mike Zinna's website to destroy him. Instead, they got caught with their fax down.
His enemies thought they could use Mike Zinna’s website to destroy him. Instead, they got caught with their fax down.
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The Web was a pedophile's paradise -- until Mike and Cassandra Harris logged on.
The rush to protect battered women has turned domestic violence into "the social issue of the nineties"-- and raised issues of fairness for both perpetrators and victims.
After years of making the fur fly, a veteran animal-rights activist puts herself out to pasture.
A bingo investigation could turn sour for Colorado's secretary of state.
Her grandmother will never forget the day Venus Montoya died. And she will never forgive her killers.
A Denver reverend with a stubborn streak keeps the city's police-watchdog commission on its toes--and off-balance
A "philanthropic organization" from Littleton wants to give away a home for charity--and for profit.
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