The murder-for-hire arrest came after a six-month investigation by the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office that involved undercover meetings and revealed attempts at blackmail and extortion.
All three people aboard survived a plane crash in rugged terrain in Garfield County Sunday, according to the sheriff’s office.
A backcountry skier was killed in an avalanche Saturday in an area near Berthoud Pass, according to Grand County Search and Rescue.
An El Paso County sheriff’s deputy’s stolen gun ended up in the hands of a man in a downtown Colorado Springs park Tuesday, according to Colorado Springs police.
A 25-year-old man gave fentanyl to a 16-year-old girl during a party at his Aurora apartment, then failed to get help for the girl when she overdosed and died, according to a grand jury indictment that charges the man with first-degree murder.
The blaze burned a total of 10,106 acres, or about 16 square miles, after it started Oct. 17. The cause of the fire is still under investigation.
A newlywed Denver couple’s road trip to Arches National Park in Utah this summer ended in tragedy when a metal gate at the park exit swung open, impaled the couple’s car and decapitated the woman, a 25-year-old Ugandan human rights activist.
Three Douglas County sheriff’s detectives recounted what happened as officers responded to the May 7, 2019, school shooting during a motions hearing before 18th Judicial District Judge Theresa Slade Wednesday.
Erika Pruiett didn’t know why the Denver police SWAT team was surrounding her apartment, or why they were pointing guns at the building, or why they wanted her and her roommates to come out with their hands up on Thursday morning.
Gov. Jared Polis on Saturday extended the statewide mask mandate for 30 days in an executive order aimed at curbing the spread of the novel coronavirus.