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Zornio: Gabby Petito’s tragic death should inspire changes to domestic violence policy

By now, most people have heard the story. A young woman and her fiance were on a cross-country van-life trip. Weeks later, only one of them returned.  Following a painstaking search to find Gabrielle (Gabby) Petito, the 22-year-old was confirmed dead by homicide on Tuesday. Her fiancé and “person of interest,” Brian Laundrie, has not […]

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Man convicted of killing Denver-area driver while going 120 mph during speeding livestream

BRIGHTON — A 24-year-old man has been convicted of vehicular homicide after prosecutors say he hit a car while driving around 120 mph during a Facebook livestream showing him speeding. A jury in Adams County found Bryan Kirby guilty Thursday in the 2018 crash, District Attorney Brian Mason said Monday. He was also found guilty […]

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Uber driver’s lawyer says he fatally shot Denver passenger in self-defense

By Colleen Slevin, The Associated Press An Uber driver charged with first-degree murder in the death of a passenger shot the man in self-defense after he touched, punched and pulled his hair as he was speeding down an interstate, his lawyer told jurors Tuesday. In opening arguments in Michael Hancock’s trial, Johnna Stuart said Hancock […]