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GOLDEN | A suburban Denver man who broke into tanning booths and secretly recorded videos of naked women has been sentenced to eight years in prison. The Jefferson County District Attorney’s Office says 36-year-old Brandon Alexander Hansen, of Lakewood, was sentenced Thursday and must register as a sex offender. He pleaded guilty in March to 20 counts […]

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DENVER | A measure to add penalties for habitual drunken drivers faces a key test Tuesday in the state Senate. The felony DUI bill has already passed the House and was mentioned by the governor in January as a priority for the year. Colorado is among five states where drunken drivers face only misdemeanor charges, even […]

DENVER | The Colorado Court of Appeals has upheld the conviction of a physician sentenced to a month in jail for prescribing marijuana without first conducting the necessary exam procedures required by law. The case against Dr. Joseph Robert Montante has become an important test in how far Colorado can go regulating doctor-patient relationships when it […]

AURORA | Aurora police say alcohol played a part in a deadly traffic crash Friday night in central Aurora. Investigators said a driver in a Subaru northbound on South Blackhawk street was turning onto westbound East Iliff Ave when his car was struck  from the side by a Chevy Silverado pickup. The driver of the […]

AURORA | Police are investigating a stabbing that left one man dead in north Aurora early Tuesday morning. Aurora police Officer Diana Cooley, a spokeswoman for the department, said police were called to a home in the 1400 block of Lima Street around 2:30 a.m. Tuesday on a report of a stabbing. When officers arrived, […]

AURORA | A man convicted of wounding two people during a 2012 drive-by shooting on East Colfax Avenue in Aurora was sentenced to 75 years in prison Thursday.  Mickell Javon Johnson, 26, was convicted in November of two counts of attempted first-degree murder for shooting Stormy Davis and Joseph Puller in August 2012 at Colfax and […]