Police & Courts

AURORA | The Arapahoe County coroner’s office today identified a woman found dead in a blown-up house Tuesday as Pamela Tayar. The coroner’s office did not say how Tayar, 63, died, and said investigators there are still working with police and fire investigators. Aurora fire department officials said Wednesday the home on South Paris Court […]

AURORA | A teenage boy struck by a car Sunday night remained hospitalized in critical condition Monday, police said. The boy, whose name was not released, was struck shortly after 8 p.m. Sunday on East Iliff Avenue just west of South Idalia Street. Police said a silver Acura headed west on Iliff struck the boy […]

AURORA | A pick-up truck driver who fatally struck a pedestrian on East Colfax Avenue on Friday was not at fault and likely won’t face charges, police said. The driver, whose name was not released, was headed west on Colfax near Boston Street around 6 p.m. Friday when a man darted into traffic in front […]

AURORA | A 22-year-old Aurora man who repeatedly raped a 13-year-old girl could spend the rest of his life behind bars. Steffano Shayron Simpson was sentenced this week to 23 years to life in prison after a jury in July convicted him of two counts of felony sexual assault on a child. In Colorado, convicted […]

AURORA | A 24-year-old man is facing murder charges after police say he killed a woman this week near East Colfax Avenue and Lima Street. The man, whose name has not been released, is accused of killing 24-year-old Danielle Stephanie Griego. According to Aurora police, they responded Sept. 16 to a home in the 1400 […]