crime

Crime and Courts Primary category in which blog post is published

After haunting Colorado for three decades, there is new hope in the Jonelle Matthews case

Life changed for a generation of Colorado kids — and law enforcement — when Jonelle Matthews disappeared in 1984. Now police have a person of interest.

Nicolais: Trying to “do better” for sexual assault victims

Featured in Netflix’s Unbelievable series, the manhunt for a serial rapist in Colorado serves as just a backdrop to the real story.

Opinion
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Paranoia, a dark past and a face on a dating app add new twists to a tale inspired by a real-life crime

Moved by the 2014 "Slenderman" crime in Wisconsin, author Carter Wilson introduces a stabbing victim haunted by her past and struggling to move on

Crime and Courts Primary category in which blog post is published

Adams County DA had “romantic relationship” with victim advocate who died last month, court record says

Kate Petrocco’s family cites the relationship with District Attorney Dave Young as a reason to keep him away from the investigation into her death

News Primary category in which blog post is published

Life in Americas’ public-shooting-era: “You can’t just not go”

Colorado has seen its share of public mass shootings, from the 2012 Aurora theater shooting to a 2015 attack on a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs

Crime and Courts Primary category in which blog post is published

DNA testing leads to break in decades-old Colorado murder case. But privacy questions are being raised.

Police used a DNA database and a fast food cup to zero in on a suspect in the 1987 death of 20-year-old Fort Carson soldier Darlene Krashoc

Crime and Courts Primary category in which blog post is published

Federal investigation launched into former Westminster cop sentenced to 90 days in jail for unlawful sexual contact

The sentence handed down against Curtis Lee Arganbright drew outrage from some. A federal case could bring him substantially more time behind bars.

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

Illegal voting conviction in small Colorado town that prompted call for federal investigation is overturned

Marie Rossmiller was convicted last year of voting in the wrong precinct of tiny Pitkin. In May, a judge ruled that the case had been improperly handled by a lower court.