In Brief

Aurora man mistakes insurance adjuster for intruder, fires two shots

AURORA | A 63-year-old man is facing charges after police say he fired two rounds into an empty condominium bedroom because he thought there was an intruder there Monday morning. No one was shot or injured, police said. Aurora Police …

Elderly man seriously hurt in Aurora crash

AURORA | An elderly man suffered possibly fatal injuries in a car crash Friday morning in Aurora. According to Aurora police, the crash happened around 10 a.m. at East Second Avenue and Potomac Street. Police said an elderly man in a …

Investigators release images of Mrachek bombing suspects

Investigators release images of Mrachek bombing suspects

The images, released by Aurora fire, show what appear to be three teenagers, at least one carrying a backpack, walking around the campus

Aurora Animal Shelter resuming adoptions Thursday

AURORA | After a bout with kennel cough, the Aurora Animal Shelter is resuming adoptions on Thursday. The shelter suspended its dog adoptions last month after an outbreak of the upper respiratory illness, also called bordetella. The illness, which can usually be …

Man dies in crash east of Aurora

AURORA | A 34-year-old man died after a car crash early Friday morning east of Aurora. According to the Colorado State Patrol, the man was driving a 2003 Honda Civic on Highway 40 between Powhaton Road and E-470 when he …

Dead rabbit warning issued in Jefferson County 

DENVER | Health officials in Jefferson County are warning the public to stay away from sick or dead rabbits. The county is seeing cases of “rabbit fever,” a disease that can be life-threatening in humans. It’s a disease of rabbits and …

Police: Man shot, killed by security guard 

WESTMINSTER |Police say a security guard at a suburban Denver apartment complex shot and killed a man who appeared to be raising a handgun, but a family member says the man had only an Airsoft gun that fires BBs. The shooting …

Shots fired after possible car break in

AURORA | A gunman fired seven shots during a possible car break in early Monday morning in north Aurora, police said. The incident happened around 4:30 a.m. at a trailer park near East 13th Avenue and Sable Boulevard. Police said …

Police investigate fatal I-225 motorcycle crash

AURORA | Police street racing or road rage may have caused a fatal motorcycle crash Sunday evening on Interstate 225. The crash happened around 6:40 p.m. when a motorcycle headed north on I-225 at the interchange with eastbound I-70 lost control …

Kennel cough forces Aurora animal shelter to suspend dog intake

AURORA | The Aurora Animal Shelter won’t accept or adopt dogs for nearly three weeks after kennel cough infected some dogs and killed one. The shelter is enforcing a 20-day suspension after learning that five dogs adopted out developed canine …