The Arapahoe County Coroner’s Office said Tuesday that 51-year-old Jody L. Johnson died of smoke inhalation and burns in a fire at her home. Her death has been ruled an accident.
CENTENNIAL |Jury selection in the Colorado theater shooting trial is continuing with attorneys asking prospective jurors about their views on the death penalty and mental illness. As of Tuesday, Judge Carlos Samour had asked 47 potential jurors to return for more questioning. He hopes to have 120 from which to choose 12 jurors and 12 alternates. […]
AURORA | Key state lawmakers are likely to introduce a late-status bill this week that seeks to nuke Aurora’s Gaylord hotel tourism project and local officials say the move is sniping politics and hypocrisy at its worst. “Anything that comes from the Legislature is three years too late and totally goes against the result of dozens […]
Denver city councilors unanimously approved the settlement with Patricia Lucero Monday night.
DENVER | A grand jury has indicted three brothers identified as leaders of the Denver gang known as GKI — for Gallant Knights Insane — on organized crime and other charges linked to a decade of violence. In the indictment released Monday by the Jefferson County District Attorney’s office, brothers Jimmy George Valanzuela, Timmy Dino Valanzuela […]
DENVER | Colorado lawmakers want to criminalize the use of drones when they’re used to monitor someone without their consent. The proposal up for a House committee vote Tuesday would make it a crime of first-degree trespassing to take images of someone when they have an expectation of privacy. Drone users could also be charged with […]
“I don’t think it’s fair to the commission or the community to put these down two days before the hearing,” he said.
In the indictment released Monday by the Jefferson County District Attorney’s office, brothers Jimmy George Valanzuela, Timmy Dino Valanzuela and Michael Danny Valenzuela were accused along with three alleged accomplices of violating the state’s organized crime act, attempting to murder a member of a rival gang, ordering attacks on members of their own gang who were seen as traitors, and other charges.
Nelson said they will also show the judge evidence from some juror questionnaires that shows prospective jurors in the case are prejudiced against Holmes.