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  • Judge rules man accused of killing 4-year-old nephew with ax is not competent to stand trial

    BROOMFIELD, Colo. — A judge ruled that a man accused of using an ax to kill his 4-year-old nephew is not competent to stand trial for murder, the 17th Judicial District Attorney’s Office said Wednesday. Broomfield County District Judge Michael Goodbee ordered Emanuel Doll be committed to the Colorado mental Health Institute in Pueblo. The case against Doll, 26, is stayed until he is restored to competency, prosecutors said. Goodbee made the written ruling on Sunday based on a competency […]

  • Suspect killed in officer-involved shooting in Pueblo

    PUEBLO, Colo. — A man was killed in an officer-involved shooting late Tuesday night, the Pueblo Police Department said. Officers responded to reports of a restraining order violation on East Ninth Street about 11 p.m. When police arrived, the suspect had left on a bicycle. Officers searched the area and found him near Ninth Street and Iola Avenue. Police said the suspect did not obey commands and reached for his waistband. A stun gun was used on the suspect, but […]

  • High-risk Texas sex offender smiles in mug shot after being captured in Teller County

    TELLER COUNTY, Colo. — A high-risk sex offender was captured in a rural area of western Teller County on Tuesday, the U.S. Marshals Service said. Dakota Stewart, 26, was found early in the morning near Florissant west of Colorado Springs by Teller County Sheriff’s Office deputies and U.S. Marshals. The sheriff’s office said it received a tip that the U.S. Marshals Service was acting on a lead saying Stewart might be in the county. Stewart, who was listed as one […]

  • 2 men injured, one critically, in Lakewood house fire

    LAKEWOOD, Colo. — Two men were injured in a house fire in Lakewood on Tuesday morning, West Metro Fire Rescue said. The fire started just before 8 a.m. at the home in the 1700 block of Harlan Street, sending a thick plume of black smoke into the air. Our crews on scene at a structure fire near 17th and Harlan. Two people transported to the hospital. Both adult males. pic.twitter.com/x33srbzb1I — WestMetroFire (@WestMetroFire) March 6, 2018 One of the men […]

  • 13-year-old girl reported missing from Longmont found safe in Nebraska; suspect in custody

    LONGMONT, Colo. — A 13-year-old girl who was reported missing and believed to be traveling out of state with a 20-year-old man has been found safe in Nebraska, the Longmont Police Department said Tuesday. Ryan Marie Ehlen left her house in the 2200 block of 14th Avenue at some point Sunday night, police said. She was traveling with 20-year-old Wyatt Leonard in a 2006 Infinity G35. The two were found in southwest Nebraska and were reported safe, police said. Police […]

  • Average price of single-family homes in Denver metro area surpasses $500,000 for first time

    DENVER — The average price of single-family homes in the Denver metro area climbed past $500,000 for the first time in February, according to a report from the Denver Metro Association of Realtors. The March report found the average price was $502,986, an 11.78 percent increase from February 2017. The average price for all residential properties — single-family detached homes and condominiums — was $400,000, up 12.04 percent from February 2017. RELATED: Denver Metro Association of Realtors March report ‚ÄúThis […]

  • Suspect in fatal hit-and-run crash that closed I-70 for hours identified

    DENVER — The suspect arrested in the fatal hit-and-run crashed that closed Interstate 70 for several hours on Sunday has been identified, the Denver police Department said Monday. Ivan Zamarripa-Castaneda, 26, fled the scene before police arrived to the crash involving a semitruck and a pickup truck in the eastbound lanes of Interstate 70 at North Brighton Boulevard. The semitruck caught fire and the driver, who has not been identified, was killed. Zamarripa-Castaneda, the driver of the pickup truck, was […]

  • 276-mile procession on Friday for CDOT worker killed while on duty

    DENVER — A 276-mile procession was held Friday from Jefferson County to Pagosa Springs for a Colorado Department of Transportation who was killed by a passing car last month. Nolan Olson, 64, died Feb. 2 when he was hit by a vehicle while filling potholes on U.S. Highway 160. Olson was a CDOT equipment operator who worked for the agency for the past 14 years. CDOT employees and others lined Highways 285 and 160 for the procession as it traveled […]

  • Man charged with manslaughter after game of Russian roulette leaves one dead in Westminster

    WESTMINSTER, Colo. — A man has been charged with manslaughter in the shooting death of a man in a Westminster apartment last week that involved alcohol, drugs and a game of Russian roulette. Zachary Espinosa-Bivens, 22, was shot in the head in a unit at the Edgewood Apartments (6980 Stuart St.) about midnight on Feb. 22, the 17th Judicial District Attorney’s Office said. Marquis Leon Brooks, 21, has been charged with felony manslaughter, possession of a controlled substance, special offender […]

  • Student detained for threat against Greenwood Village middle school

    GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo. — A student has been detained after a threat was made against a Greenwood Village middle school, the Cherry Creek School District said Wednesday Officials were made aware late Tuesday of the threat on Snapchat to Campus Middle School (4785 Dayton St.). The district, the Greenwood Village Police Department and the Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office investigated and identified the student who allegedly made the threat. Sheriff’s deputies responded to the student’s home, and the individual was detained […]

  • Students walk out of Fort Collins schools to protest gun laws

    FORT COLLINS, Colo. — Students walked out of classes in Fort Collins on Tuesday to show support for tighter gun laws in the wake of the Florida shooting that left 17 people dead. Students from several schools in the Poudre School District walked out of class just before noon and plan to meet in Old Town Square at 1 p.m. “Students have the right to be safe at school. We want stricter and more effective gun laws, and it is […]

  • Drivers sought in Lakewood road rage shooting that led to crash

    LAKEWOOD, Colo. — At least two people are being sought after an apparent road rage shooting led to a crash on Monday night, the Lakewood Police Department said. Police said about 6 p.m., two vehicles, a dark-colored Nissan Altima and a dark-colored PT Cruiser, were reported racing on West Alameda Avenue. After traveling to South Pierce Street, both vehicles made a U-turn and went eastbound on Alameda, police said. Witnesses told police they saw the driver of the Altima fire […]