"Strangers are using smartphone apps with GPS to track down children and have sex with them."
That's the word from the Douglas County Sheriff's Office and the 18th Judicial District Attorney's Office, which want to warn parents about the dangers of smartphone apps such Grindr and Blendr, which allo ... More >>
Update: As we've reported, Gwen Devilbiss was wounded during a police shootout involving two men, including pal Clifford Galley; see our previous coverage below.
Now, charges have been put forward in the case, but none have her name on them. She's listed as a person of interest in the wild case, wh ... More >>
Mary Celeste.Update: The 18th Judicial District DA's office decided not to charge County Court Judge Mary Celeste with a state criminal law violation for leaving her six-year-old granddaughter alone in a car on a blazing hot day while she picked up olive oil and a movie at Sam's Club. However ... More >>
Big pic below.As the Crystal fire in Larimer County was finally winding down last week, authorities announced their suspicion that it was human-caused -- and now they think they've got the human who did it: Thomas Howie, 36. Meanwhile, Douglas County officials believe a fifteen-year old start ... More >>
Big pic below.Amid the controversy over a bill to set THC driving limits, and sponsor Claire Levy's views about a 5 nanogram or 8 nanogram standard, we sought out details on two of last year's most reported driving-under-the-influence-of-marijuana stories: crashes involving Joshua Wittig and ... More >>
9NewsUpdate: Sex offender Dennis Hasty can't face charges for the murder of Limon police officer Jay Sheridan, having killed himself prior to being captured.
However, his common-law wife, Jackie Hasty, is looking at two counts in relation to the crime, including manslaughter.
David Bueno."Arapahoe County DA Charges Death-Penalty Fees to State," a February 2008 feature by Alan Prendergast, spotlighted the prosecution of David Bueno, one of two cons charged with killing a fellow prisoner in 2004. District Attorney Carol Chambers sought the death penalty against Buen ... More >>
Larger photo below.One of the earliest entries in our Mile High Murder archive involves a May 2009 arson-related murder in Aurora that led to the arrests of Douglas Taylor and Coy Dunn. The victim in the case was subsequently identified as Jose De Jesus Martinez Espinoza.
More than a year la ... More >>
This, my friends, is what three pounds of meth looks like.I'm a proud native of the Western Slope, and when I grew up in Grand Junction, the main substance we had to worry about was uranium. Those were the days. Now, reports about meth busts are the opposite of unusual -- although few can com ... More >>