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KMGH 7 Denver
Denver police evaluating progress and challenges on the 16th Street Malltrying to shake a perception that surfaced this summer when video after video e
Denver police evaluating progress and challenges on the 16th Street Mall
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 12 hours ago
trying to shake a perception that surfaced this summer when video after video emerged showing fights and assaults. The Denver Police Department is currently evaluating the progress and challenges that remain. It has been three months after... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
Former Denver narcotics sergeant charged with illegal drug possessionDENVER – A former narcotics sergeant with the Denver Police Department faces se
Former Denver narcotics sergeant charged with illegal drug possession
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 17 hours ago
DENVER – A former narcotics sergeant with the Denver Police Department faces several felony drug charges related to an illegal marijuana operation. Hubert “Marty” Vanover, 53, faces marijuana or concentrate possession with intent to distribute,... Read more
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FOX 31 Denver
Former Denver police officer faces multiple drug charges(Photo: Denver Police Department) DENVER — A former Denver police officer has
Former Denver police officer faces multiple drug charges
FOX 31 Denver / Posted 21 hours ago
(Photo: Denver Police Department) DENVER — A former Denver police officer has been charged with multiple felony drug counts, the Denver District Attorney’s Office said Thursday. Hubert “Marty” Vanover, 53, is charged with possession with intent to... Read more
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KWGN Denver
Denver police horse put down; Internal Affairs investigating possible neglectDENVER — One of the Denver Police Department’s Mounted Patrol Unit horses had t
Denver police horse put down; Internal Affairs investigating possible neglect
KWGN Denver / Posted 22 hours ago
DENVER — One of the Denver Police Department’s Mounted Patrol Unit horses had to be put down this week, sparking an internal investigation. The horse, named MC Hammer, was taken to a vet on Tuesday with symptoms of colic, according to a statement... Read more
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KWGN Denver
Former Denver police officer faces multiple drug charges(Photo: Denver Police Department) DENVER — A former Denver police officer has
Former Denver police officer faces multiple drug charges
KWGN Denver / Posted 22 hours ago
(Photo: Denver Police Department) DENVER — A former Denver police officer has been charged with multiple felony drug counts, the Denver District Attorney’s Office said Thursday. Hubert “Marty” Vanover, 53, is charged with possession with intent to... Read more
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FOX 31 Denver
Denver police horse put down; Internal Affairs investigating possible neglectDENVER — One of the Denver Police Department’s Mounted Patrol Unit horses had t
Denver police horse put down; Internal Affairs investigating possible neglect
FOX 31 Denver / Posted 22 hours ago
DENVER — One of the Denver Police Department’s Mounted Patrol Unit horses had to be put down this week, sparking an internal investigation. The horse, named MC Hammer, was taken to a vet on Tuesday with symptoms of colic, according to a statement... Read more
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KWGN Denver
Man accused of killing wife while high on edibles will stand trial(Photo: Denver Police Department) DENVER — The man accused of fatally shooting
Man accused of killing wife while high on edibles will stand trial
KWGN Denver / Posted 23 hours ago
(Photo: Denver Police Department) DENVER — The man accused of fatally shooting his wife while investigators said he was high on marijuana edibles will stand trial, a judge ruled Thursday. A judge ordered a mental evaluation for Kirk at the Colorado... Read more
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Brush News-Tribune
Bus in Broomfield's Legacy High School wreck found to have "no obvious pre-crash issues"that crashed into a pillar at Denver International Airport Sept.11 showed no "o
Bus in Broomfield's Legacy High School wreck found to have "no obvious pre-crash issues"
Brush News-Tribune / Posted 23 hours ago
that crashed into a pillar at Denver International Airport Sept.11 showed no "obvious pre-crash issues," according to the Denver Police Department. The crash killed the driver, Kari Chopper, and injured three coaches and 15 students. Chopper, who... Read more
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FOX 31 Denver
Man accused of killing wife while high on edibles will stand trial(Photo: Denver Police Department) DENVER — The man accused of fatally shooting
Man accused of killing wife while high on edibles will stand trial
FOX 31 Denver / Posted 23 hours ago
(Photo: Denver Police Department) DENVER — The man accused of fatally shooting his wife while investigators said he was high on marijuana edibles will stand trial, a judge ruled Thursday. A judge ordered a mental evaluation for Kirk at the Colorado... Read more
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CBS Denver
Euthanized Police Horse Had Symptoms Of Colicinvestigation into the death of a 10-year-old Denver police horse. The horse,
Euthanized Police Horse Had Symptoms Of Colic
CBS Denver / Posted yesterday
investigation into the death of a 10-year-old Denver police horse. The horse, named, M.C. Hammer, spent time with the Denver Police Department since November of last year. A police spokesperson says officers took the horse to a veterinary... Read more
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Broomfield Enterprise
Bus in Broomfield's Legacy High School wreck found to have "no obvious pre-crash issues"that crashed into a pillar at Denver International Airport Sept.11 showed no "o
Bus in Broomfield's Legacy High School wreck found to have "no obvious pre-crash issues"
Broomfield Enterprise / Posted yesterday
that crashed into a pillar at Denver International Airport Sept.11 showed no "obvious pre-crash issues," according to the Denver Police Department. The crash killed the driver, Kari Chopper, and injured three coaches and 15 students. Chopper, who... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Bus that crashed at DIA didn't have mechanical issuesSchool bus crash at Denver International Airport on September 11, 2016. Photo:
Bus that crashed at DIA didn't have mechanical issues
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted yesterday
School bus crash at Denver International Airport on September 11, 2016. Photo: Denver Police Department School bus crash at Denver International Airport on September 11, 2016. Photo: Denver Police Department DENVER - Police say they found no signs... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
DPD Mounted Patrol horse put down; internal affairs investigation openedDENVER – The Denver Police Department has opened an internal affairs investigat
DPD Mounted Patrol horse put down; internal affairs investigation opened
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted yesterday
DENVER – The Denver Police Department has opened an internal affairs investigation after one of its Mounted Patrol Unit horses had to be put down Wednesday morning after being left tied up in a stall. The horse, named “MC Hammer,” was taken to a... Read more
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CBS Denver
'It's About Our Kids': Legacy Football Coach Back On The FieldInternational Airport. Denver Police spokesman Doug Schepman told CBS4 that th
'It's About Our Kids': Legacy Football Coach Back On The Field
CBS Denver / Posted yesterday
International Airport. Denver Police spokesman Doug Schepman told CBS4 that the bus inspection revealed no mechanical issues with the school bus. Investigators continue to await autopsy results from the driver. (credit: Denver Police Depa... Read more
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CBS Denver
Investigators: Online Threat Of Clown Shootings Believed To Be Hoaxthat unusual do your best to avoid any interaction and obviously call police, w
Investigators: Online Threat Of Clown Shootings Believed To Be Hoax
CBS Denver / Posted yesterday
that unusual do your best to avoid any interaction and obviously call police, we will definitely come check it out,” said Denver Police Department spokesman Doug Schepman. In Greeley, despite the lack of credibility, police and the Weld County... Read more
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FOX 31 Denver
Legacy High bus that crashed at DIA had no mechanical issuesHigh School bus that crashed earlier this month at Denver International Airport
Legacy High bus that crashed at DIA had no mechanical issues
FOX 31 Denver / Posted yesterday
High School bus that crashed earlier this month at Denver International Airport had no signs of mechanical issues, the Denver Police Department said Wednesday. “The mechanical inspection turned up no obvious precrash issues,” police spokesman... Read more
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KWGN Denver
Legacy High bus that crashed at DIA had no mechanical issuesHigh School bus that crashed earlier this month at Denver International Airport
Legacy High bus that crashed at DIA had no mechanical issues
KWGN Denver / Posted 2 days ago
High School bus that crashed earlier this month at Denver International Airport had no signs of mechanical issues, the Denver Police Department said Wednesday. “The mechanical inspection turned up no obvious precrash issues,” police spokesman... Read more
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CBS Denver
Legacy High's Head Football Coach Returns After Bus Crashleaving DIA on buses after returning from a game in California. Driver Kari Cho
Legacy High's Head Football Coach Returns After Bus Crash
CBS Denver / Posted 2 days ago
leaving DIA on buses after returning from a game in California. Driver Kari Chopper somehow crashed into a concrete bridge in the passenger pick up area and was killed. Fifteen students were taken to the hospital. (credit: Denver Police Depart... Read more
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FOX 31 Denver
3 injured, suspects sought after separate shootings in DenverDENVER -- Officials are searching for several suspects after two shootings left
3 injured, suspects sought after separate shootings in Denver
FOX 31 Denver / Posted 2 days ago
DENVER -- Officials are searching for several suspects after two shootings left three people injured on Tuesday night, the Denver Police Department said. Police do not have a motive behind the shooting in the 2500 block of South Federal Boulevard... Read more
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KWGN Denver
3 injured, suspects sought after separate shootings in DenverDENVER -- Officials are searching for several suspects after two shootings left
3 injured, suspects sought after separate shootings in Denver
KWGN Denver / Posted 2 days ago
DENVER -- Officials are searching for several suspects after two shootings left three people injured on Tuesday night, the Denver Police Department said. Police do not have a motive behind the shooting in the 2500 block of South Federal Boulevard... Read more
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Boulder Daily Camera
Bus in Broomfield's Legacy High School wreck found to have "no obvious pre-crash issues"that crashed into a pillar at Denver International Airport Sept.11 showed no "o
Bus in Broomfield's Legacy High School wreck found to have "no obvious pre-crash issues"
Boulder Daily Camera / Posted 2 days ago
that crashed into a pillar at Denver International Airport Sept.11 showed no "obvious pre-crash issues," according to the Denver Police Department. The crash killed the driver, Kari Chopper, and injured three coaches and 15 students. Chopper, who... Read more
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CBS Denver
Police Need Help Identifying Thief Who Stole Tanks Of 'Freon'a man they say stole a generator and two tanks of the gas refrigerant Freon fro
Police Need Help Identifying Thief Who Stole Tanks Of 'Freon'
CBS Denver / Posted 2 days ago
a man they say stole a generator and two tanks of the gas refrigerant Freon from an auto repair shop in Denver. (credit: Denver Police Department) The theft occurred on Friday, Sept. 16, at 11:55 p.m., according to a crime alert issued by the... Read more
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Broomfield Enterprise
Bus in Broomfield's Legacy High School wreck found to have "no obvious pre-crash issues"that crashed into a pillar at Denver International Airport Sept.11 showed no "o
Bus in Broomfield's Legacy High School wreck found to have "no obvious pre-crash issues"
Broomfield Enterprise / Posted 2 days ago
that crashed into a pillar at Denver International Airport Sept.11 showed no "obvious pre-crash issues," according to the Denver Police Department. The crash killed the driver, Kari Chopper, and injured three coaches and 15 students. Chopper, who... Read more
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FOX 31 Denver
Teen witnessed mother fatally shoot father during dispute in northeast Denver(Photo: Denver Police Department) DENVER — A woman is being held for investiga
Teen witnessed mother fatally shoot father during dispute in northeast Denver
FOX 31 Denver / Posted 3 days ago
(Photo: Denver Police Department) DENVER — A woman is being held for investigation of first-degree murder in the shooting of the father of her four children on Sunday night that was witnessed by one of the children, the Denver Police Department... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Colorado law enforcement agencies get $200K for body camerasThe U.S. Justice Department is giving more than $200,000 to the Denver Police D
Colorado law enforcement agencies get $200K for body cameras
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 3 days ago
The U.S. Justice Department is giving more than $200,000 to the Denver Police Department and the El Paso County and Custer County sheriff's offices to establish or improve body-worn camera programs. The Denver Post reports (https://goo.gl/E3uZTM )... Read more
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KWGN Denver
One arrested after another fight on 16th Street Mall caught on videoat 16th and California streets just after 10 p.m. that appears to show a handfu
One arrested after another fight on 16th Street Mall caught on video
KWGN Denver / Posted 3 days ago
at 16th and California streets just after 10 p.m. that appears to show a handful of people involved . Officers from the Denver Police Department responded in less than two minutes to break up the fight. A police spokesman said officers made one... Read more
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FOX 31 Denver
One arrested after another fight on 16th Street Mall caught on videoat 16th and California streets just after 10 p.m. that appears to show a handfu
One arrested after another fight on 16th Street Mall caught on video
FOX 31 Denver / Posted 3 days ago
at 16th and California streets just after 10 p.m. that appears to show a handful of people involved . Officers from the Denver Police Department responded in less than two minutes to break up the fight. A police spokesman said officers made one... Read more
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CBS Denver
Colorado Law Enforcement Agencies Getting $$ To Expand Body Camera ProgramsDENVER (CBS4) – The Denver Police Department will receive federal funding to ex
Colorado Law Enforcement Agencies Getting $$ To Expand Body Camera Programs
CBS Denver / Posted 3 days ago
DENVER (CBS4) – The Denver Police Department will receive federal funding to expand its body camera program. The Department of Justice on Monday announced it will award a total of $20 million to 100 agencies across the country to expand body camera... Read more
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FOX News
Photos: Vandal Smashes Windows Of Denver's Oldest Active ChurchThe Denver Police Department is searching for the person who damaged Denver's o
Photos: Vandal Smashes Windows Of Denver's Oldest Active Church
FOX News / Posted 3 days ago
The Denver Police Department is searching for the person who damaged Denver's oldest active church. Officers were called out to Sacred Heart Catholic Church on Sunday morning. Parishioners walked into the church to find damage to the historic... Read more
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FOX 31 Denver
Police investigate shooting in northeast DenverDENVER — Officers investigated a shooting near the Rocky Mountain Arsenal Natio
Police investigate shooting in northeast Denver
FOX 31 Denver / Posted 4 days ago
DENVER — Officers investigated a shooting near the Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge on Sunday night, the denver Police Department said. The shooting happened in the 16000 block of East Randolph Place. Police responded to the scene... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
Denver police investigating shooting near Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife RefugeDENVER -- Officers with the Denver Police Department were investigating a shoot
Denver police investigating shooting near Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 4 days ago
DENVER -- Officers with the Denver Police Department were investigating a shooting that took place near the Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge Sunday evening. The shooting was reported in the area of 56th Avenue and Randolph Place,... Read more
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KWGN Denver
5 inmates suspected of overdosing on crack cocaine in Denver jailas they enter the jail. After being booked, they are required to change into a
5 inmates suspected of overdosing on crack cocaine in Denver jail
KWGN Denver / Posted 6 days ago
as they enter the jail. After being booked, they are required to change into a jail uniform,” officials with the Denver Police Department stated. “Federal law requires that reasonable suspicion exist that a pre-trial detainee possesses... Read more
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FOX 31 Denver
5 inmates suspected of overdosing on crack cocaine in Denver jailas they enter the jail. After being booked, they are required to change into a
5 inmates suspected of overdosing on crack cocaine in Denver jail
FOX 31 Denver / Posted 6 days ago
as they enter the jail. After being booked, they are required to change into a jail uniform,” officials with the Denver Police Department stated. “Federal law requires that reasonable suspicion exist that a pre-trial detainee possesses... Read more
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FOX 31 Denver
Denver Police testing gunshot detecting equipment in Montbellohigh, but not low either. Denver Police Lt. Erin Sanchez said it would be about
Denver Police testing gunshot detecting equipment in Montbello
FOX 31 Denver / Posted 8 days ago
high, but not low either. Denver Police Lt. Erin Sanchez said it would be about right in the middle. And that is why the Denver Police Department decided to invest a half million dollars in a state-of-the-art, gunshot locating system called... Read more
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KWGN Denver
Lockouts lifted at 3 Denver schools after shots fired near North Highplaced on lockout on Wednesday morning for about 90 minutes after shots were fi
Lockouts lifted at 3 Denver schools after shots fired near North High
KWGN Denver / Posted 8 days ago
placed on lockout on Wednesday morning for about 90 minutes after shots were fired during an attempted carjacking, the the Denver Police Department said. The incident happened near West 32nd Avenue and Clay Street just after 9 a.m., police said.... Read more
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FOX 31 Denver
3 Denver schools on lockout after shots fired, search for suspectsschools were placed on lockout on Wednesday morning after shots were fired and
3 Denver schools on lockout after shots fired, search for suspects
FOX 31 Denver / Posted 9 days ago
schools were placed on lockout on Wednesday morning after shots were fired and officers were searching for suspects, the Denver Police Department said. The incident happened near East 32nd Avenue and Clay Street, police said. No injuries have... Read more
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KWGN Denver
Police to fire guns Wednesday night in Montbello to test ShotSpotter systemneighborhood on Wednesday night. The ShotSpotter system has been in use in eas
Police to fire guns Wednesday night in Montbello to test ShotSpotter system
KWGN Denver / Posted 9 days ago
neighborhood on Wednesday night. The ShotSpotter system has been in use in east Denver for the past year. So far, the Denver Police Department said it has detected about 450 alerts and led to 30 arrests. The live-fire exercise will happen... Read more
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FOX 31 Denver
Police to fire guns Wednesday night in Montbello to test ShotSpotter systemneighborhood on Wednesday night. The ShotSpotter system has been in use in eas
Police to fire guns Wednesday night in Montbello to test ShotSpotter system
FOX 31 Denver / Posted 9 days ago
neighborhood on Wednesday night. The ShotSpotter system has been in use in east Denver for the past year. So far, the Denver Police Department said it has detected about 450 alerts and led to 30 arrests. The live-fire exercise will happen... Read more
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KWGN Denver
2 arrested after shots fired in west Denver neighborhoodDENVER — Two people were arrested after shots were fired in a west Denver neigh
2 arrested after shots fired in west Denver neighborhood
KWGN Denver / Posted 9 days ago
DENVER — Two people were arrested after shots were fired in a west Denver neighborhood early Wednesday morning, the Denver Police Department said. Police said the incident happened in the 1300 block of Newton Street and might have been drug... Read more
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FOX 31 Denver
One arrested after leading chase in stolen truckDENVER -- One person was arrested after leading police on a chase in a stolen t
One arrested after leading chase in stolen truck
FOX 31 Denver / Posted 9 days ago
DENVER -- One person was arrested after leading police on a chase in a stolen truck on Wednesday morning, the Denver Police Department said. Police were called late Tuesday night to Newton Street and West 13th Avenue on a report of a suspicious... Read more
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FOX 31 Denver
2 arrested after shots fired in west Denver neighborhoodDENVER — Two people were arrested after shots were fired in a west Denver neigh
2 arrested after shots fired in west Denver neighborhood
FOX 31 Denver / Posted 9 days ago
DENVER — Two people were arrested after shots were fired in a west Denver neighborhood early Wednesday morning, the Denver Police Department said. Police said the incident happened in the 1300 block of Newton Street and might have been drug... Read more
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KWGN Denver
One arrested after leading chase in stolen truckDENVER — One person was arrested after leading police on a chase in a stolen tr
One arrested after leading chase in stolen truck
KWGN Denver / Posted 9 days ago
DENVER — One person was arrested after leading police on a chase in a stolen truck on Wednesday morning, the Denver Police Department said. Police were called late Tuesday night to Newton Street and 13th Avenue on a report of a suspicious vehicle in... Read more
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KWGN Denver
Suspect in fatal Denver hit-run might have left countryDENVER — A suspect wanted in a hit-and-run crash in June that killed a bicyclis
Suspect in fatal Denver hit-run might have left country
KWGN Denver / Posted 9 days ago
DENVER — A suspect wanted in a hit-and-run crash in June that killed a bicyclist might have fled the country, the Denver Police Department said Tuesday. Police said Armando Olaciregui was living in Denver when the collision occurred just before 1:30... Read more
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FOX 31 Denver
Suspect in fatal Denver hit-run might have left countryDENVER — A suspect wanted in a hit-and-run crash in June that killed a bicyclis
Suspect in fatal Denver hit-run might have left country
FOX 31 Denver / Posted 9 days ago
DENVER — A suspect wanted in a hit-and-run crash in June that killed a bicyclist might have fled the country, the Denver Police Department said Tuesday. Police said Armando Olaciregui was living in Denver when the collision occurred just before 1:30... Read more
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CBS Denver
Deputy Director Of Denver Crime Lab Suspended For Monthsdeclined to discuss Greene’s leave saying, “We’ll let the process run its cours
Deputy Director Of Denver Crime Lab Suspended For Months
CBS Denver / Posted 10 days ago
declined to discuss Greene’s leave saying, “We’ll let the process run its course.” Greene was formerly a sergeant with the Denver Police Department. CBS4 Investigator Brian Maass has been with the station more than 30 years uncovering waste, fraud... Read more
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CBS Denver
Memorial Planned For Driver Killed In Deadly Bus Crashpick up area and was killed. Fifteen students were taken to the hospital. Three
Memorial Planned For Driver Killed In Deadly Bus Crash
CBS Denver / Posted 11 days ago
pick up area and was killed. Fifteen students were taken to the hospital. Three coaches were seriously injured. (credit: Denver Police Department) Bus drivers are required to undergo a Department of Transportation medical exam every two years.... Read more
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FOX 31 Denver
2 suspects arrested after crashing stolen vehiclesDENVER — Two suspects were taken into custody early Monday morning in separate
2 suspects arrested after crashing stolen vehicles
FOX 31 Denver / Posted 11 days ago
DENVER — Two suspects were taken into custody early Monday morning in separate vehicle thefts, the Denver Police Department said. The first incident happened in the 600 block of West Mississippi Avenue. Police said the suspect stole the vehicle then... Read more
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FOX 31 Denver
One person seriously injured in southwest Denver shootingSept. 19, 2016. DENVER — One person was seriously injured after a shooting in
One person seriously injured in southwest Denver shooting
FOX 31 Denver / Posted 11 days ago
Sept. 19, 2016. DENVER — One person was seriously injured after a shooting in southwest Denver early Monday morning, the Denver Police Department said. The shooting happened just before 4 a.m. in the 1200 block of South Sheridan Boulevard. The... Read more
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KWGN Denver
Pedestrian seriously injured after being struck by vehicle on Federal BoulevardMonday, Sept. 19, 2016. DENVER — A pedestrian was seriously injured after bein
Pedestrian seriously injured after being struck by vehicle on Federal Boulevard
KWGN Denver / Posted 11 days ago
Monday, Sept. 19, 2016. DENVER — A pedestrian was seriously injured after being struck by a vehicle on Monday morning, the Denver Police Department said. Police said the pedestrian was hit near West 50th Avenue and Federal Boulevard about 5... Read more
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FOX 31 Denver
Pedestrian seriously injured after being struck by vehicle on Federal BoulevardMonday, Sept. 19, 2016. DENVER — A pedestrian was seriously injured after bein
Pedestrian seriously injured after being struck by vehicle on Federal Boulevard
FOX 31 Denver / Posted 11 days ago
Monday, Sept. 19, 2016. DENVER — A pedestrian was seriously injured after being struck by a vehicle on Monday morning, the Denver Police Department said. Police said the pedestrian was hit near West 50th Avenue and Federal Boulevard about 5... Read more
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