Metro Aurora

In this image taken from video, Tom Sullivan, right, gives testimony, as picture is displayed on the wall of his late son Alex, who was killed by Colorado theater shooter James Holmes, who sits fifth from left in a dark shirt, during Holmes' trial, in Centennial, Colo., Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2015. Alex Sullivan went to the movie theater to celebrate his 27th birthday and his first wedding anniversary, his father testified. (Colorado Judicial Department via AP, Pool)

AURORA | Jurors in the Aurora theater shooting trial heard gut-wrenching testimony Tuesday from the relatives of five of the 12 people killed in the July 2012 shooting. District Attorney George Brauchler told the jury during brief opening arguments in this final phase of James Holmes’ trial that the testimony would offer them some insight […]


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The green lines show the northbound I-225 detour, while blue lines show the southbound I-225 detour for Friday and Saturday nights.

AURORA | Interstate 225 will close in both directions Friday and Saturday night for the installation of a pedestrian bridge for the RTD Aurora light rail line. Regional Transportation District officials announced Tuesday that Kiewit Infrastructure Co. will require a full closure of I-225 between Mississippi Avenue and Iliff Avenue on the southbound side and […]


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DENVER | Prosecutors have charged a man in connection with a fatal shooting north of Denver. The Adams County District Attorney’s Office says 34-year-old Shawn Snow is facing first-degree murder, drug and weapons charges in the July 27 death of 42-year-old Casey Griego. Snow is being held without bail and is due in court Oct. 2. […]


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DENVER |  Hillary Clinton is holding her first campaign event in Denver on Tuesday. The Democratic presidential candidate will headline an organizing meeting. Her campaign says it’s the first such meeting she’s holding outside the first-four early-voting primary states. Clinton will also be raising money during events in Aspen, Denver and Parker. Unlike the organizing event, […]


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GOLDEN | Department of Veterans Affairs officials say they have significantly reduced the number of veterans still waiting for benefit decisions. The Denver Post reports (http://dpo.st/1hgFAzT ) that officials at a Monday news conference in Golden announced that the number of pending disability claims for Colorado veterans is less than 7,500. At its peak, there were more […]


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AURORA | Police found no explosive device after a Walmart store in the southwestern corner of the city was evacuated due to a bomb threat. Police responded to the Walmart Supercenter at 9400 E. Hampden Ave. after 5 p.m. Monday evening after a bomb threat was made to the store. According to Aurora police, store […]


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