Police & Courts

Aurora police investigate possible police impersonation

AURORA | Police are looking for a man who may have posed as a police officer and pulled over a woman Friday afternoon. According to police, the incident happened around 2:45 p.m. Friday on East Quincy Avenue near Reservoir Road. …

Two years later, Aurora remembers theater shooting victims, survivors

Two years later, Aurora remembers theater shooting victims, survivors

At Potter’s House Church, elected officials including Gov. John Hickenlooper and Mayor Steve Hogan joined with church leaders to unveil Hope Park, a stand of trees dedicated to the people killed in the shootings at the Aurora Century 16 Theatre on July 20, 2012

Police say robber hit same Aurora bank twice

Police say robber hit same Aurora bank twice

The latest robbery happened Wednesday at about 5 :30 p.m. at the Bank of the West at 700 S. Abilene St. when police say the man demanded money from a teller and fled the bank on foot

Two wounded during early Aurora Thursday shooting near Second and Kenton

Two wounded during early Aurora Thursday shooting near Second and Kenton

AURORA | Two people were wounded during an early-Thursday shooting outside of homes near East Second Avenue and Kenton Street, according to Twitter posts by the Aurora police. Both shooting victims are expected to survive, and police have released little …

Man accused of biting Aurora officer charged

Authorities say police chased Lacer on foot when they suspected him of burglarizing homes on July 2. Lacer, of Emporia, Kan., is accused of biting an officer and fighting off police when they tried to arrest him.

Police called during Planned Parenthood protest in Aurora

Police called during Planned Parenthood protest in Aurora

AURORA | Police were called to an Aurora Planned Parenthood clinic Friday after a dispute between protesters and staff there. The incident happened around 11 a.m. at the facility on South Abilene Street near East Mississippi Avenue. According to protesters …

3 charged after hash oil explosion in Denver 

DENVER | Denver prosecutors have charged three people suspected of causing an explosion at a warehouse while trying to extract hash oil from marijuana. The Denver District Attorney’s office said Thursday that each of the three suspects face a felony charge …

Aurora police investigate shooting that left man dead

AURORA | A shooting Wednesday night left one man dead in north Aurora, police said. The shooting happened shortly before midnight in the parking lot of an apartment complex at 1364 Xanadu St. Police said that when officers arrived there …

REPORT: Aurora police DNA destruction blunder isn’t a systemic problem

REPORT: Aurora police DNA destruction blunder isn’t a systemic problem

Police announced the destruction of the evidence last year and said in more than 450 cases, officers destroyed actual or potential DNA evidence that, under a state law passed in 2009, should have been stored

Driver in Aurora July 4 crash could face DUI

AURORA | It could be several weeks before investigators decide whether to file DUI charges against a driver who crashed an SUV with 11 people inside on July 4, police said. Investigators think the driver, whose name has not been released, …