In Brief

AURORA | One man is dead after police said he crashed his motorcycle near a business mall in North Aurora. Police haven’t identified the man, nor have officers said when the crash may have occurred. Police say officers responded to a call of a motorcycle crash at 6:30 a.m. Jan. 27 near the intersection of Peoria […]

AURORA | A motorcyclist died Sunday evening after crashing into a sedan on East Iliff Avenue in Aurora. According to Aurora police, the crash happened around 5 p.m. at Iliff and South Blackhawk Street. Police said a motorcyclist was speeding east on Iliff when a westbound car tried to make a left turn onto southbound Blackhawk. […]

AURORA | The Table of Brotherhood will hand out 100 quilts to homeless January 31 in Denver, the group said. The event, which will feature speaker Wellington Webb, former mayor of Denver, will begin at 11 a.m. January 31 at Blair Caldwell Library, 2401 Welton St. in Denver. The quilts are on display at the library […]

AURORA | An Aurora man accused of killing his 3-month-old son by head-butting the boy in 2013 pleaded guilty Thursday to child abuse resulting in death. Martin Holguin Jr., 24, faces between 20 and 32 years in prison at sentencing in March under the terms of a plea agreement, prosecutors said in a statement. Holguin […]

AURORA | The wife of Aurora’s fire chief pleaded guilty Friday to a felony in connection with a hit-and-run crash last summer that left a child injured. Adriene Garcia pleaded guilty Friday afternoon to reckless vehicular assault, a class 5 felony, according to a statement from Arapahoe County prosecutors. She is set for sentencing Feb. […]

AURORA | Police have arrested a 43-year-old man in connection with a shooting Monday on Galena Street that left a woman in serious condition. Derek Ramon Robinson was taken into custody around 10:15 a.m. Jan. 7 in the 4200 block of South Pitkin Street, police said. Police say Robinson shot his girlfriend Monday night at […]

AURORA | Westbound Interstate 70 closed for more than 30 minutes at Chambers Road due to an accident, Aurora police said Monday. In a tweet sent a little before 2 p.m. police said drivers should avoid the area. Westbound traffic was diverted from the highway at Chambers, police said. Officers reopened the highway around 2:30 p.m. […]

AURORA | Four people were stabbed during a brawl an Aurora New Year’s Eve party, police said. The incident happened in the early morning hours of New Year’s Day at a home in the 1300 block of South Duquesne Court, police said. When officers arrived, five people were rushed to an area hospital with injuries, […]

A vehicle runs a red light at the intersection of Alameda Parkway and South Buckley Road on April 14. State lawmakers are considering on banning red light and radar traffic cameras. (Courtland Wilson/ Aurora Sentinel)

“You’ve got the uncertainty with the state Legislature and the dichotomy among elected officials as to whether they’re good or bad,” said Aurora City Councilman Bob LeGare, a member of the city’s Public Safety Committee. “Once it’s resolved in the Legislature, someone might want to bring up the topic.”

Aurora firefighters hook up a hose to help put out flames pouring out of a vacant restaurant Dec. 16 behind the Walgreens near East Iliff Avenue and South Peoria Street.  Investigators are on the scene to determine the cause of the blaze. Officials say there are no injuries. (Marla R. Keown/Aurora Sentinel)

AURORA | A fire at a vacant restaurant sent smoke billowing into the air and closed a busy Aurora intersection Tuesday afternoon. The blaze started around 2 p.m. at the former sports bar at the northwest corner of East Iliff Avenue and South Peoria Street. Several fire trucks responded as smoke poured from the roof and […]