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Police arrest man suspected of shooting Littleton police officer

Brighton police Friday night arrested a man suspected of shooting a Littleton police officer earlier in the week. Rigoberto “Rigo” Valles Dominguez was taken into custody at about 10:40 p.m. after what authorities described as a “barricade” situation. There were no injuries to officers or the suspect, according to a Brighton Police Department department tweet.  […]

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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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Hearing for Boulder King Soopers shooting suspect delayed over mental health

By Colleen Slevin, The Associated Press A hearing to determine whether a man charged with killing 10 people at a Boulder King Soopers will stand trial is being delayed after his lawyers said they believe he has a “mental disability” that prevents him from being able to understand proceedings or help them defend him. In […]

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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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“The majority of what I said wasn’t truthful,” convicted STEM School Highlands Ranch shooter testifies

In his second day of testimony, an admitted shooter of the STEM School Highlands Ranch reversed the story he told immediately following the May 7, 2019, attack.  Alec McKinney, while testifying in the trial against Devon Erickson on Tuesday, relayed a version of events that alleged Erickson propelled the deadly shooting into action.  “It was (Erickson’s) fault […]

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Teen victim pleaded with STEM School Highlands Ranch shooter to stop his attack, testimony reveals

Lucas Albertoni was crawling through classroom 107 in STEM School Highlands Ranch when he was confronted by Alec McKinney’s gun. Albertoni looked up as he was attempting to flee and saw the barrel of the firearm, only an arm’s length away, pointed straight at him. He locked eyes with the student holding it. “I pleaded […]

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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 […]

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Boulder King Soopers shooting suspect appears in court, faces new charges

A 22-year-old man accused of killing 10 people at a Colorado supermarket briefly appeared in court Tuesday for a hearing to discuss what will happen next in the case. The hearing lasted about two minutes and wasn’t substantive. A preliminary hearing was set for September. The status hearing was only the second court appearance for […]

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Police fatally shot man after he struck and dragged officers with a stolen car in Englewood

ENGLEWOOD — A 22-year-old man was fatally shot by police in suburban Denver on Tuesday after he struck and dragged three officers with a stolen car, police said. Uniformed officers were attempting to contact the man and a female passenger inside the car at an apartment complex in Englewood when they were hit, leading police […]