The Arapahoe County Coroner’s Office said Tuesday that 51-year-old Jody L. Johnson died of smoke inhalation and burns in a fire at her home. Her death has been ruled an accident.
DENVER | A grand jury has indicted three brothers identified as leaders of the Denver gang known as GKI — for Gallant Knights Insane — on organized crime and other charges linked to a decade of violence. In the indictment released Monday by the Jefferson County District Attorney’s office, brothers Jimmy George Valanzuela, Timmy Dino Valanzuela […]
In the indictment released Monday by the Jefferson County District Attorney’s office, brothers Jimmy George Valanzuela, Timmy Dino Valanzuela and Michael Danny Valenzuela were accused along with three alleged accomplices of violating the state’s organized crime act, attempting to murder a member of a rival gang, ordering attacks on members of their own gang who were seen as traitors, and other charges.
Adriene Garcia pleaded guilty in January to reckless vehicular assault, a class 5 felony, according to a statement from Arapahoe County prosecutors.
AURORA | While schools in Denver and Jefferson County — the state’s two biggest school districts — were closed because of snow Thursday, students in Aurora were sitting at their desks like it was any other day. And police say despite some initial concern, the storm that rolled across the Front Range from Wednesday night […]
“I talked to the organizer, and my impression was that this was a members-only type group that talked about unsolved mysteries all around the world,” said Beckner, 59.
Toni M. Carrethers, 51, was arrested Tuesday in connection with the slaying early that morning of Alvin Carrethers, 55, in a home in the 1400 block of Lima Street, according to Arapahoe County prosecutors.
The man, a middle-aged white man in a wheelchair, said he believed in “an eye for an eye” and said in a particularly heinous case, he would have trouble opting for a life sentence.
AURORA | Police are investigating a stabbing that left one man dead in north Aurora early Tuesday morning. Aurora police Officer Diana Cooley, a spokeswoman for the department, said police were called to a home in the 1400 block of Lima Street around 2:30 a.m. Tuesday on a report of a stabbing. When officers arrived, […]
DENVER | A 78-year-old woman accused of hitting and killing a 3-year-old Denver boy crossing the street has been charged with careless driving resulting in death. The Denver District Attorney’s Office announced Monday that Joan Hinkemeyer has also been charged with two counts of careless driving resulting in injury. Hinkemeyer is accused of hitting Austin Strasser […]