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Lawsuit says hero who killed gunman was shot without warning

DENVER – The mother of a man hailed as a hero for killing a gunman who ambushed and fatally shot a police officer only to be killed himself by another officer in suburban Denver filed a laws...

Aurora hires ex-chief from theater shooting to lead police

DENVER – The police chief who led police in the Denver suburb of Aurora when a gunman killed 12 people in a movie theater a decade ago is returning to temporarily lead the embattled departme...

Charges dropped against husband in missing woman case

DENVER – Prosecutors on Tuesday dropped criminal charges against a Colorado man who was about to go on trial in the presumed death of his missing wife, but they left the door open to bringin...

Judge: Colorado shooting suspect incompetent to stand trial

BOULDER – A judge ruled Friday that a man charged with killing 10 people at a Colorado supermarket last year is still mentally incompetent to stand trial, further delaying court proceedings ...

Denver suburb where Elijah McClain died ousts police chief

DENVER – The Denver suburb where police officers and paramedics have been charged in the death of a Black man in 2019 ousted its reform-minded police chief Wednesday, faulting her management...

Jury awards $14M to George Floyd protesters in Denver

DENVER – Jurors on Friday found police used excessive force against protesters, violating their constitutional rights, during demonstrations over the killing of George Floyd two years ago, o...

Colorado city marks anniversary of deadly supermarket attack

BOULDER – With flowers and a public remembrance for those who died and those still grieving, Colorado residents were marking the one-year anniversary Tuesday of a shooting at a busy supermar...

Trial starts for lawsuit over Denver police use of force

DENVER – The trial for a lawsuit accusing Denver police of using indiscriminate force two years ago against people protesting the killing of George Floyd started Monday in federal court. Ope...

Ex-police officer pleads guilty in rough arrest of woman with dementia

DENVER – A former Colorado police officer shown on body camera video roughly arresting a 73-year-old woman with dementia and later seen joking about it with colleagues pleaded guilty to assa...

Prosecutor: Fentanyl likely killed 5 in Colorado apartment

DENVER – Preliminary evidence suggests that five people found dead in an apartment in suburban Denver overdosed on fentanyl while taking what they believed to be cocaine, the district attorn...

Colorado inmates say state is violating ban on forced work

DENVER – Two Colorado inmates who say they were pressured into working despite health concerns are suing the state’s prison system, saying it’s violating a constitutional ban on slavery and ...

Charges for Dane in Colorado wildfire will likely be dropped

DENVER (AP) — Criminal charges will probably be dropped against a mentally ill Danish man accused of starting a large 2018 Colorado wildfire, who can no longer be forcibly medicated, a prosecutor said Monday.