Witness: Man stabbed over Facebook posts was assaulted with smashed cellphone

LONGMONT, Colo. — For the fourth time in two weeks, there has been a stabbing in Longmont, and this time, police say it was over Facebook postings. The Longmont Police Department said that at about 9 p.m. Wednesday, two men from the Denver area drove to the 300 block of 23rd Avenue where they say […]

Klingenschmitt won’t apologize for calling baby’s death an ‘act of God’

DENVER — Facing rising outrage from Democrats and his fellow Republicans, State Rep. Gordon Klingenschmitt refused to apologize Thursday for his comments on his evangelical YouTube program attributing the death of an unborn child, cut out of a pregnant woman’s stomach, to an act of God. “I believe the Bible and I quoted the Bible […]

DA won’t file murder charge in Longmont stabbing, fetal abduction case

BOULDER, Colo. — The suspect accused of stabbing a pregnant woman and cutting her fetus out of her womb will not be charged with murder for the baby’s death, according to Boulder County District Attorney Stan Garnett. Wilkins, who was seven months pregnant, was responding to an ad on Craigslist for baby clothes on March […]

Lawmaker apologizes for statements about Longmont attack, gets disciplined by House Republicans

DENVER — State Rep. Gordon Klingenschmitt of Colorado Springs apologized for controversial comments he made about the vicious attack against a Longmont mother-to-be. But his apology was not enough for House Republicans, who disciplined the lawmaker Monday. Just days after Michelle Wilkins was stabbed while answering a Craigslist ad for baby clothes, her unborn baby […]

Wilkins family rejects donation after State Rep. calls baby cut from womb ‘act of God’

LONGMONT, Colo. — State Rep. Gordon Klingenschmitt refused to apologize Thursday after calling the death of an unborn Longmont child who was cut out of a pregnant woman’s stomach an ‘act of God.’ On Friday, the family of Michelle Wilkins, the victim in the bizarre and tragic case, refunded a $1,000 donation from Klingenschmitt, R-Colorado Springs, that was intended […]

Longmont stabbing, fetal abduction suspect charged with attempted murder

BOULDER, Colo. — The suspect accused of stabbing a pregnant woman and cutting her fetus out of her womb was not charged with murder for the baby’s death on Friday, but she was charged with first degree attempted murder as well as unlawful termination of a pregnancy in the first degree.

DA: Colorado law prohibits murder charge in death of removed fetus

DENVER — A Longmont woman who allegedly cut a woman’s unborn child out of her now faces eight felony counts including attempted murder, but many are asking why Dynel Lane does not face a murder charge for the death of baby Aurora. Stan Garnett, the Boulder County District Attorney, says the reason is clear: Colorado […]

Oskar Blues Brewery raises over $7,000 for Michelle Wilkins

LONGMONT, Colo. — A community came together Saturday for a pregnant woman attacked in Longmont. “I think it’s really great that the community coming together to support her and do everything we can,” Lory Howlett said. Oskar Blues Brewery in Longmont donated 43 percent of its proceeds Saturday to Michelle Wilkins. On Tuesday the brewery […]

Fetal homicide bill passes a state Senate committee

DENVER — A fetal homicide bill cleared a hurdle at the state legislature Wednesday and is now headed to the full Senate for debate and a vote. It passed the Senate Judiciary Committee. The bill was introduced after the violent attack on Michelle Wilkins in Longmont. A stranger cut out and killed her unborn child. […]