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  • Police officer shot in Denver

    The Denver Post
    Updated: Fri, Dec 12, 2014

    DENVER — An Adams County sheriff's deputy was shot Friday afternoon in northwest Denver while trying to apprehend a suspect who may be linked to a triple homicide earlier this week, authorities said. Sgt. Aaron Pataluna, a spokesman for the Adams County Sheriff's Office,...

  • Denver-area slaying suspect mutters in court

    Associated Press
    Updated: Fri, Dec 12, 2014

    BRIGHTON — A man suspected in the shooting deaths of three men in Adams County muttered to himself during his first court appearance and told a judge he hasn't been told what charges he's facing. The Denver Post (http://dpo.st/1vZuMdE) reports that 41-year-old Gabriel Flores also...

  • Man kills intruder in Jefferson County home

    Associated Press
    Updated: Fri, Dec 12, 2014

    GENESEE — The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office is investigating after a man shot and killed an intruder in his home. The shooting happened Friday morning in a wooded area near the foothills community of Genesee. Authorities haven't released many details about what happened but did...

  • Boys caught trying to break into Colorado Springs marijuana dispensary

    By Kassondra Cloos kassondra.cloos@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Dec 12, 2014

    Two kids tried to break into a Colorado Springs medical marijuana dispensary early Friday morning, but couldn't make it inside. Colorado Springs police caught them before they made it into Canna Meds Wellness Center, and the boys surrendered before officers set a police dog on them....

  • Colorado Springs massage parlors raided by State Patrol

    BY LISA WALTON lisa.walton@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Dec 12, 2014

    Three Colorado Springs massage parlors were raided in a human trafficking investigation Thursday, according to the Colorado State Patrol. Chinese nationals Jianxin Wu, 51, a man, Jie Liu, 45, a woman, were arrested on suspicion of human sex trafficking, pimping, pandering and keeping...

  • Canon City residents on police shootings: Officers have right to self-defense

    By jakob Rodgers jakob.rodgers@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Dec 12, 2014

    A 28-year-old on parole died Thursday morning after he was shot by a Cañon City police officer who fired as the man charged at the officer with a knife, police said. Brandon Atencio suffered "a couple" of gunshot wounds to the chest and died an hour later at St. Thomas More Hospital...

  • Man wanted on felony warrant arrested after Colorado Springs car chase

    By Kassondra Cloos kassondra.cloos@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Dec 12, 2014

    A man who slipped away from police a few times Wednesday night and early Thursday was arrested on Powers Boulevard after a car chase. Raymond Norlin, 27, was wanted on one felony warrant and likely will face additional charges based on the chase, police spokeswoman Lt. Catherine...

  • Record number of jury summonses sent for Holmes trial

    John Ingold, The Denver Post
    Updated: Thu, Dec 11, 2014

    Nine thousand jury summonses for the Aurora movie theater murder trial hit the mail Thursday, the largest jury call for a single case in Colorado history. The postage alone for the summonses was estimated to cost nearly $3,500, said Rob McCallum, a spokesman for the Colorado Judicial...

  • 1 man arrested, 1 at large after 3 killed near Denver

    Associated Press
    Updated: Thu, Dec 11, 2014

    WESTMINSTER — Authorities say they have arrested one man and are looking for another after three men were found fatally shot in a suburban Denver home. The bodies were found Wednesday morning in Adams County after a distraught woman called 911 to report a disturbance in the home...

  • Man arrested in Colorado for murder in Mexico

    Associated Press
    Updated: Thu, Dec 11, 2014

    DENVER — Federal officials in eastern Colorado have arrested a man from Mexico who was wanted in connection with a 2010 murder in his home country. The Denver Post reports (http://dpo.st/1uoKLNE ) U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents arrested 50-year-old Luis Alonso...

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