Police & Courts

Aurora driving instructor sentenced to year in prison

AURORA | An Aurora driving instructor was sentenced to more than a year in prison Wednesday for administering bogus driving tests and cheating on his taxes, federal prosecutors said. Stuart Bryan King, 54, of Centennial, was sentenced 15 months in federal …

Denver police testing use of body cameras 

DENVER | Some Denver police officers are using body cameras on patrol as part of a study of their effectiveness. Officers assigned to the downtown area began wearing the cameras in June for the six-month study being conducted by Taser International and …

Police offer reward for info about fatal shooting at 19th and Clinton Monday night

AURORA | Aurora police are asking for the public’s help in uncovering information about a shooting in northwest Aurora last night that left a man dead. Police were called to a home in the 1900 block of Clinton Street at …

Lawyers in Aurora theater shooting argue over fingerprints, Denver TV stations ask to broadcast trial

Lawyers in Aurora theater shooting argue over fingerprints, Denver TV stations ask to broadcast trial

Several Denver television stations filed a motion asking the judge to allow video cameras in the courtroom during Holmes’ trial. The judge has not yet ruled on the motion

Police rule Thornton house explosion a suicide 

THORNTON | Thornton authorities say a June house explosion was an act of suicide. The Thornton Police and Fire investigation announced Thursday that 59-year-old Gary Lee Pine detached the natural gas line to the furnace. His action caused the home to fill …

Denver homicide suspect who ate pot due in court 

DENVER | A man whose wife told Denver 911 dispatchers he ate marijuana-infused candy before he fatally shot her is expected in court. A preliminary hearing is scheduled Friday for 48-year-old Richard Kirk, who is charged with first-degree murder in the …

Convict freed 90 years early for Aurora robbery appeals sentence after being sent back to prison

Convict freed 90 years early for Aurora robbery appeals sentence after being sent back to prison

“Lima-Marin functioned as a member of society, no different than his neighbors, entirely unaware that Colorado would someday rip him from his home and family and upend a life he took years to build,” Megaro wrote.

Judge says theater shooting lawsuit can go forward

AURORA | A federal judge has rejected Cinemark’s request for the court to toss a lawsuit filed against the theater chain by several victims of the Aurora theater shooting. In a ruling handed down Friday, United States District Judge R. …

Aurora man mistakes insurance adjuster for intruder, fires two shots

AURORA | A 63-year-old man is facing charges after police say he fired two rounds into an empty condominium bedroom because he thought there was an intruder there Monday morning. No one was shot or injured, police said. Aurora Police …

Elderly man seriously hurt in Aurora crash

AURORA | An elderly man suffered possibly fatal injuries in a car crash Friday morning in Aurora. According to Aurora police, the crash happened around 10 a.m. at East Second Avenue and Potomac Street. Police said an elderly man in a …