Will Holden is an award-winning web editor for KDVR and KWGN. He comes to the sister stations after stops in newspapers, multimedia and network TV
He was an executive producer and columnist at the MountainWest Sports Network, covered college football and anchored an AP award-winning high school football webcast at the Riverside Press-Enterprise and covered Montana State athletics at the Bozeman Daily Chronicle. He also spent time at the Seattle Times, Tacoma News Tribune and Kitsap Sun in the Pacific Northwest.
Holden has been awarded for his feature, news and column writing by the Associated Press and Society of Professional Journalists. He was also named Sportswriter of the Year by the Montana Newspapers Association in 2009 and 2010.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- The man accused of killing three inside a Planned Parenthood in Colorado Springs on Black Friday appeared in court on Wednesday, calling himself "guilty" and a "warrior for babies."
DENVER — A person of interest sought by Denver Police in connection with a harrowing shooting on Tuesday that left one of their officers in critical condition turned herself in on Wednesday afternoon, according to authorities. Officer Antonio Lopez Jr. remained in critical but stable condition Wednesday night. Denver Police Cmdr. Ron Saunier with the major crimes unit spoke to the media Wednesday morning, saying his investigators are confident that there was just one gunman involved in the shooting of […]
LAKEWOOD, Colo. — Witnesses followed a car that hit a pedestrian near the intersection of Wadsworth Boulevard and West Colfax Avenue and then fled the scene. The woman struck by the vehicle later died, but thanks in part to the efforts of bystanders, police were able to track down the car and ultimately arrest the driver. Lakewood Police said the pedestrian, described as a woman in her mid-40s, was crossing Colfax mid-block near intersection — not using the crosswalk — around 11:50 […]
WASHINGTON — Donald Trump is once again alone at the top of the Republican field, according to the latest CNN/ORC Poll, with 36% of registered Republicans and Republican-leaning independents behind him, while his nearest competitor trails by 20 points. Three candidates cluster behind Trump in the mid-teens, including Texas Sen. Ted Cruz at 16%, former neurosurgeon Ben Carson at 14% and Florida Sen. Marco Rubio at 12%. All other candidates have the support of less than 5% of GOP voters in […]
DENVER — A large box truck became wedged on a barrier along I-225 early Friday morning, blocking two northbound lanes on the interstate. Aurora Police confirmed their department received reports that the “Penske box-type truck” became stuck around 2:45 a.m. As of 7 a.m., the Colorado Department of Transportation indicated the truck had been freed, and that the two right lanes of traffic that had been closed at East Alameda Avenue had been reopened. That said, drivers were being advised to […]
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Robert Dear, the suspect in Friday’s shooting at a Planned Parenthood building in Colorado Springs, appeared in court Monday morning. And for those who followed the Aurora theater shooting trial, a familiar lawyer stood by his side. Daniel King, a defense attorney with the Colorado Public Defender’s Office, appeared alongside Dear as the 57-year-old was arraigned on a charge of first-degree murder and informed he would be held without bond. Dear’s next court appearance was set for Dec. 9, when […]
DENVER — Some folks — most of them with ties in the Northeast — were less than pleased with the officials’ collective performance in the New England Patriots’ 30-24 overtime loss to the Denver Broncos on Sunday. One of them was a third party commentator. One of them was the Patriots quarterback. Speaking on WEEI’s Dennis & Callahan show on Monday morning, New England quarterback Tom Brady said he was “pretty pissed off … at how the last 20 minutes of the game played […]
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — One police officer and two civilians were killed in a mass shooting at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs Friday, the Colorado Springs Police Department said. Five other police officers and four civilians were also shot. Lt. Catherine Buckley of the Colorado Springs Police Department said the nine injured people at Penrose and Memorial hospitals Friday night were in good condition. As police searched the crime scene at 3480 Centennial Boulevard later Friday night, they […]
DENVER — A Southwest flight bound for Denver that took off from San Diego was diverted due to an equipment malfunction on Thanksgiving morning. Southwest confirmed just after 9 a.m. that Flight 49 had been diverted to Albuqerque “in response to an issue with an indicator flap wing.” “The flight landed safely and incured an hour delay as we brought in a different aircraft to complete the trip to Denver,” a Southwest spokesperson said. There were 124 passengers onboard and […]
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — With quarterback Peyton Manning now expected to be sidelined for at least two games, the Denver Broncos signed Christian Ponder to give themselves depth at the currently thin position Tuesday morning. The team announced the move on Twitter, saying Ponder, who has typically worn John Elway’s retired No. 7 throughout his career, will instead wear No. 2 with the Broncos. It was expected that rookie Trevor Siemian, who impressed the Broncos in training camp on the way to winning […]
BOULDER, Colo. — A SWAT team search for a suspect wanted in connection with an out-of-state investigation ended after a six-hour standoff at the home of a group of University of Colorado football players on Tuesday. The Boulder Daily Camera reported a road closure at Moorhead Avenue and South 38th Street. The report also indicated the closure was because of an ongoing police operation, the target of which was an individual wanted in Baltimore. Donte Faison, 24, was wanted on suspicion […]
LAKEWOOD, Colo. — A day after a harrowing crime spree that spanned from Lakewood to Sheridan Wednesday, Lakewood Police released the arrest affidavit of the only suspect who had been take into custody as of Thursday afternoon, revealing that the string of violence came to an end in part thanks to a car equipped with a breathalyzer device. Miguel David Sanders Jr., 28, was charged with nine felony counts after his arrest, including attempted murder, kidnapping, assault and two counts of aggravated robbery — one […]