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  • Detective: Apartment fire sparked by spurned lover

    Associated Press
    Updated: Tue, Oct 28, 2014

    DENVER — An investigator says a woman accused of starting a fire that injured eight people in a suburban Denver apartment building did it because she was furious about a recent breakup. The Denver Post reports (http://dpo.st/1sBAifR ) 23-year-old Naomi Almodovar appeared in...

  • Colorado Springs police dog aides in arrest of man suspected of child sex crime

    By Kassondra Cloos kassondra.cloos@gazette.com -
    Updated: Tue, Oct 28, 2014

    A police dog aided in catching a man suspected in a child sex assault case, according to Colorado Springs police. Edgar Gonzalez was arrested Monday night after he was seen leaving a business on North Academy Boulevard. Police said Gonzalez complied when he was ordered to lie on the...

  • FBI says it faked AP story to catch bomb suspect

    Associated Press
    Updated: Tue, Oct 28, 2014

    SEATTLE — The FBI is confirming it faked an Associated Press story to catch a bomb threat suspect in 2007. But it says it did not spoof a Seattle Times web page as part of the investigation. Both news organizations have objected to the FBI's actions. Police in suburban Lacey,...

  • Denver police, feds conduct large-scale raids on marijuana sites

    The Denver Post
    Updated: Tue, Oct 28, 2014

    Denver police and federal agents on Tuesday morning raided multiple marijuana growing operations across Denver. At one site, a Denver police officer was seen in a blue hazmat suit entering a building on North Bryant Street. The officer's suit reeked of marijuana. He told The Denver...

  • Man killed in Denver-area Wal-Mart parking lot

    The Denver Post
    Updated: Tue, Oct 28, 2014

    A man was shot and killed Monday night in the parking lot of a Walmart store in unincorporated Arapahoe County. Chief Vince Line of the Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office said the incident occurred sometime before 8:45 p.m. at the store at 1412 South Parker Road. Read more here.

  • Colorado Springs police: Man with machete and meth fought cop

    By Kassondra Cloos kassondra.cloos@gazette.com -
    Updated: Tue, Oct 28, 2014

    A man who Colorado Springs police say was armed with a machete was arrested early Tuesday morning after a brief fight with police. Police saw a suspicious vehicle driving slowly behind closed businesses on North Academy Boulevard around 3:45 a.m. John Britten, the driver, had a large...

  • Castle Rock deaths ruled murder-suicide

    Updated: Mon, Oct 27, 2014

    CASTLE ROCK, Colo. (AP) — Authorities say two people whose bodies were found in a Castle Rock home died as a result of a murder-suicide. The Douglas County Coroner's Office has ruled 23-year-old Kacey Kay Heberlein's death a homicide and 26-year-old Donald Christopher Bankert's death...

  • Details released on two bodies found in Castle Rock

    Associated Press
    Updated: Mon, Oct 27, 2014

    CASTLE ROCK — Authorities say two people whose bodies were found in a Castle Rock home died as a result of a murder-suicide. The Douglas County Coroner's Office has ruled 23-year-old Kacey Kay Heberlein's death a homicide and 26-year-old Donald Christopher Bankert's death a suicide....

  • Judge sets new trial date for James Holmes

    Associated Press
    Updated: Mon, Oct 27, 2014

    CENTENNIAL — A Colorado judge has postponed the death penalty trial for movie theater shooter James Holmes so that Holmes' attorneys can have more time to evaluate a second report on their client's sanity. Judge Carlos A. Samour wrote in a Monday ruling that jury selection will start...

  • Sheriff: High school shooter invited victims to lunch

    Associated Press
    Updated: Mon, Oct 27, 2014

    MARYSVILLE, Wash. — A popular student responsible for a shooting at a Washington state high school on Friday invited his victims to lunch by text message, then shot them at their table, investigators said Monday. Snohomish County Sheriff Ty Trenary said at a news conference that the...

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