DENVER — Shannon Conley, 19, of Arvada was sentenced to four years in federal prison Friday after pleading guilty to wanting to join ISIS jihad. The judge also sentenced her to 100 hours community service. Conley also faces three years on supervised release for conspiracy to provide material support to a designated foreign terrorist organization. She adopted a new Muslim first name and prepared a new hairstyle for her sentencing Friday. She prefers to go by Amatullah, she told CNN […]
DENVER — National women’s rights attorney Gloria Allred has written a scathing letter blasting Denver for the way she and other women were treated during the weekend’s protest of Bill Cosby. He was performing at the city-owned venue, the Buell Theater on Saturday night. Allred, who represents several women who claim Cosby drugged and raped them was at the protest. She says police allowed them to march in front of the theater, carrying signs and chanting during the 5 p.m. […]
DENVER — It’s important to be aware of “puffing” danger this winter season. Although its cold out, you’re not supposed to leave your car running untended. There is a better chance of it being stolen this way as well. STORY: Car left running with 3-year-old inside stolen, police say Experts say, breaking into your car takes seconds but so does preventing it. See video for tips on how to prevent this happening to you. Also, visit Coloradans Against Auto Theft website.
DENVER — Monday’s deep cold made for treacherous travel conditions across the region. In our team coverage, Ashley Michels reports on how the cold temperatures are dangerous for those who spend too much time outside. Justin Joseph reports on what CDOT is doing to improve driving conditions, including the rules drivers should follow when around plows. Finally, Julie Hayden reports on why certain side streets are plowed and others are not.
DENVER — Protesters made their voices heard on Monday at Cherry Creek Mall. They sang, dance, chanted and staged a die-in. Although peaceful, mall managers say this was not the place and not the time. “We want to show that this issue is not just isolated to Ferguson or New York,” a protester said. A passerby said, “I think it was powerful, I think we need to continue the conversation about these issues.” “I like the approach of no enemies,” Patsy […]
DENVER — At the law office of Bruce Bernstein, a client pulled out a gun during an argument, police said. Bernstein represented the man, Arthur Glass, in a divorce case, that was finalized in October. The client left before police could get there, but Police made sure his ex-wife was okay. His ex-wife said, the divorce was “bitter” and the last she knew Glass may have been living in an RV. Glass has no previous criminal record, but police are […]
DENVER — The Denver City Council took the first step Monday night to expand the red light and photo radar speed camera program in the city. Traffic violators have paid more than $34 million to the city as a result of the program. The Denver City Council gave initial approval to plans to extend the contact with the vendor by six months so city officials can examine the programs. The final vote on the measure will take place later. The city […]
DENVER — An Adams County sheriff’s deputy detective was injured in a shooting while trying to arrest a suspect in a triple homicide that happened earlier this week. The detective was working with multiple law enforcement agencies to locate Furmen Leyba who was wanted in connected with the slayings on Wednesday, said Sgt. Aaron Pataluna of the Adams County Sheriff’s Department. Investigators located Leyba in a northwest Denver neighborhood near W. 40th Avenue and Bryant Street and were in the […]
DENVER — Hiring a babysitter can be bad news for your family’s budget at this time of year. An unscientific survey by a child care website says the going rate for babysitters and nannies during the holidays can be as much as $30 an hour in some parts of the United States. Moms FOX31 Denver talked to thought that price was pretty steep. A local child care company reassures Denver area parents, it’s not that high here. A spokeswoman says […]
DENVER –Denver police officer John Adsit underwent more surgery Thursday and remained in critical but stable condition Thursday night. He was one of four Denver police officers who were hit by a car while escorting students from East High School who walked out of class Wednesday morning. The officers were taken to Denver Health Medical Center for treatment. Denver Police Chief Robert White said two officers had minor injuries, one was listed as serious and the fourth had “extremely” critical […]
DENVER — The Denver Police Protective Association said Thursday some East High School students reacted in disrespectful ways after four bicycle officers were hit in an accident at the end of a large protest march Wednesday staged by students. One of the four officers spent six hours in surgery Wednesday afternoon. John Adsit underwent more surgery Thursday for his injuries and he remained in critical but stable condition Thursday night. The students said they were marching mainly in support of […]
DENVER — Sixth Avenue and I-25 is one of the busiest traffic corridors in metro Denver and there are some big changes coming to Sixth Avenue just west of I-25 on Tuesday. Specifically, the changes are coming to the Sixth Avenue and Federal Boulevard area … a place used by 144,000 drivers a day. “Over the next two months access to Federal will be limited,” says CDOT spokeswoman Emily Wilfong. “You will be able to get off there but it […]