Evergreen attorney accused of plotting to kill her estranged husband’s new girlfriend

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 aboard plane survive crash in Garfield County

All three people aboard survived a plane crash in rugged terrain in Garfield County Sunday, according to the sheriff’s office.

Fourth skier killed in Colorado avalanches in just two weeks

A backcountry skier was killed in an avalanche Saturday in an area near Berthoud Pass, according to Grand County Search and Rescue.

Stolen El Paso County sheriff’s deputy’s gun recovered from man at public park

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.

Aurora man indicted for first-degree murder in 16-year-old’s overdose death

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.

Firefighters declare CalWood fire 100% contained after month-long burn

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. 

Denver newlyweds’ trip to Arches National Park ends with wife’s death

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. 

Detectives recount response to STEM shooting as attorneys try to keep suspect’s statements out of trial

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.

Denver woman who broadcast SWAT raid on Facebook Live says use-of-force was unnecessary

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.

Polis extends Colorado’s mask mandate another 30 days

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.