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1 arrested in killing in Colorado Springs
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COLORADO SPRINGS — Colorado Springs police on Sunday arrested a 19-year-old man in connection with the killing of another man the day before. The shooting happened in the early hours of Saturday near in the west side of Colorado Springs. When police arrived about 6 a.m. they found a man lying in the street. He […]

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Garfield County Crime Stoppers Ending Operations
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By Matt Kroschel GARFIELD COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) — In a sign of the times, one Colorado Crime Stoppers chapter will cease to exist. Officials blame social media and a changing crime fighting environment. It could signal the end of the well-known organization elsewhere in Colorado, too. The Garfield County Chapter of Crime Stoppers will officially […]

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Former Leadville police chief pleads guilty to felony theft in weapons case
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Michael Robert Leake A former Leadville police chief pleaded guilty Friday to felony weapons charges for illegally selling guns, seized as evidence, to Denver area pawn shops. Michael Robert Leake, 52, of Aurora, who was chief in Leadville from 2009 until resigning in December 2015, pleaded guilty in Lake County District Court to theft and […]

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Denver cops warn of phone scam brewing at local bars
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Denver bar patrons are being warned of a popular new scam aimed at collecting financial information from stolen or lost smartphones. Since May, there have been 37 cases of scammers posing as helpful bar owners who get access to stolen smartphones and then drain financial accounts from the phone’s apps, say Denver Police. The scam […]

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Man in stolen car drives on railroad tracks in attempt to flee from Greeley police
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A man now faces up to six criminal charges after police say he led an officer on a chase while driving a stolen car down a set of railroad tracks in east Greeley. Greeley Police Department Jim Tuaila Jim Tuaila, 25, came to the attention of a Greeley police officer about 2:45 a.m. Monday while […]

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Colorado ended the insurance of a state trooper’s widow days after his death. Lawmakers want to ensure that doesn’t happen again.
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For Velma Donahue, the death of her husband — Colorado State Patrol Trooper Cody Donahue — more than a year ago was enough of a nightmare. But when her young daughter became sick days later, before she had even buried Cody, everything suddenly became much worse. “I took her to the doctor, I walk in […]

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Colorado Springs officer involved in early-morning shooting
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At least one Colorado Springs police officer was involved in a shooting early Wednesday morning. The officer was not injured. No information was released on the condition of anyone else. The shooting happened near 19th and Yampa streets, according to a 7 a.m. police tweet. This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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Loveland residents sue city over months of basement flooding
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Two Loveland homeowners have filed a complaint against the city seeking $15,000 for damages for flooding that occurred in their home in 2016 that they say was the result of a poorly maintained city water line. The city has denied liability for the flooding. Donette Norris and Dawn Winters own the single-family home at 2468 […]

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Denver coroner identifies 29-year-old man killed in officer-involved shooting at Colfax Avenue
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Denver authorities have identified the 29-year-old man who was fatally shot Wednesday evening in a gun fight on Colfax Avenue with a police officer. Camell Nelson died of a gunshot wound, according to the Denver Office of the Medical Examiner. Investigators say Nelson was shot by one of two Denver police bicycle patrol officers who […]

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Lesson Plans Monday, August 20, 2018
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BEGINNER CLASS (A2) Combo: Left/Right/switch Left Knee Combo: Left/Right/Left/Right Knee Choke from the Front with a Push Ground – Side Position Ground – Side Kick Ground – Get up from Side Position   INTERMEDIATE CLASS (C2) Thai Pads – practice medium and high rounds kicks Thai Pads – Combos 1k – 4k Defense v. High […]

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Presidential hopeful Mike Bloomberg lays out national gun control plan in Colorado church
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Former New York City mayor and newly minted Democratic presidential hopeful Mike Bloomberg came to Aurora on Thursday to unveil an ambitious blueprint to reduce gun violence in America, including reinstatement of a federal ban on assault weapons, passage of a nationwide red flag law and the requirement that every gun buyer first get a […]

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Employee being fired fatally shoots 5 co-workers in Illinois
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AURORA, Ill. — A 15-year employee being fired from a suburban Chicago manufacturing company started shooting Friday, killing five co-workers and wounding five police officers before he was killed by police, authorities said. Aurora, Illinois, Police Chief Kristen Ziman said 45-year-old Gary Martin “was being terminated” before he started shooting at the Henry Pratt Co. […]

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No criminal charges for Arapahoe County deputies who shot and killed armed teen involved in love triangle
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Three Arapahoe County deputies who shot and killed an armed 18-year-old man in Centennial will not face any criminal charges related to the November incident. Deputies Robert Knudson, Christopher Donovan and Robert Bratsch were “legally justified in their use of force to defend themselves and other officers from the threat posed by” Allen Llewelyn Fanning, […]

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2 sentenced for starting destructive Lake Christine wildfire
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Eagle County Sheriff's Office Richard Miller and Allison Marcus ASPEN, Colo. — A man and woman who pleaded guilty to starting a wildfire that destroyed three homes in western Colorado have each been sentenced to 45 days in jail. The Aspen Times reports Allison Marcus and Richard Miller were sentenced Monday and also must complete […]

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