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Man gets 80 years in killing 2, injuring Aurora police officer

AURORA — A Colorado man has received an 80-year prison sentence in the 2018 killing of two people and attempted murder of an Aurora police officer. Thirty-one-year-old Demarcus Brown-Jones had been convicted in May on second-degree murder, reckless manslaughter and other charges. Police were investigating a reported fight in August, 2018 near the University of […]

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Second STEM School Highlands Ranch gunman sentenced to life in prison without parole

The man convicted of first-degree murder in the deadly 2019 shooting at STEM School Highlands Ranch was sentenced to two terms of of life in prison without the possibility of parole Friday, plus scores of additional years. The sentencing of Devon Erickson by Douglas County District Judge Theresa Slade in a Castle Rock courtroom followed a lengthy […]

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21-year-old Castle Rock man fatally shot while protecting his baby at Miami Beach restaurant

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. — A gunman fatally shot a tourist eating dinner with his family at a Miami Beach restaurant as the man protected his 1-year-old son, police and a family member said. Tamarius Blair Davis Jr., 22, of Norcross, Georgia, told investigators he shot Dustin Wakefield, 21, on Tuesday night because he “was high […]

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Three people killed — including police officer, suspect — in Olde Town Arvada shooting

ARVADA —Three people were killed, including a veteran police officer and the suspected gunman, in a shooting in Olde Town Arvada on Monday afternoon. Gunfire broke out in the popular shopping and entertainment district northwest of Denver at about 1:30 p.m. The shooting happened after police were called to check out a suspicious person in […]

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King Soopers shooting victims demand answers from nonprofits handling $5.8M of public donations

By James Anderson and Thomas Peipert, The Associated Press Several families and survivors of those killed in the March mass shooting at a Colorado supermarket have demanded the appointment of a special master to help distribute public donations for victims to a centralized account. They say the nonprofit groups handling the funds are not being […]