Police & Courts

DENVER |  A Denver couple are being prosecuted for child abuse after their 3-year-old daughter tested positive for marijuana use. Prosecutors charged 33-year-old Mario Hollerway and 26-year-old Alysia Lombard with misdemeanor child abuse and having more pot than allowed under Colorado law on Wednesday. They took their daughter to the hospital after she became sick after […]

DENVER | Prosecutors have charged a man who was living secretly in the rafters above a Denver restaurant after he crashed through the ceiling, triggered a flood and got trapped in a wall. The Denver District Attorney’s Office says 36-year-old Stephen Graves is facing charges of burglary and criminal mischief. He is scheduled to appear in court […]

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 […]

Nine hurt in Buckley Road crash

AURORA | A rollover crash at South Buckley Road and East Kentucky Avenue sent several people to the hospital Monday afternoon. According to Aurora police, a Ford Explorer southbound on Buckley with nine passengers inside tried to make a left turn at Kentucky when a northbound Subaru Impreza slammed into it, causing the SUV to roll. […]

The family of Officer John Adsit said in a statement that he opened his eyes Thursday for the first time since the accidental crash last week and that they hope to be able to communicate with him soon.

BRIGHTON | Prosecutors have charged a 16-year-old boy as an adult in a fatal shooting at a Westminster park. The Adams County District Attorney’s Office said Thursday that Israel Jordan Maestas is facing several charges, the most serious of which include second-degree murder, attempted second-degree murder and first-degree assault with a deadly weapon. Officers were called to […]