COLORADO SPRINGS - The teenage suspect of a double homicide that claimed the lives of a Fort Carson Soldier and his pregnant wife may be tried as a juvenile rather than as an adult. Macyo January, 17, is accused of shooting and killing SSG David Dunlap and his wife Whitney... more »
After the deadly shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, Governor Hickenlooper is trying to make sure history doesn't repeat itself here in Colorado. Tuesday he proposed more than $18 million in spending to revamp mental health services. It's a change one local family desperately wants to see; they've been struggling to get... more »
CANON CITY, Colo. (AP) - Authorities say a 15-year-old Colorado boy took his own life after a 30-year-old woman allegedly had a sexual relationship with him.
The Canon City Daily Record reports Brenda Lynette Harding of Canon City was arrested Friday on charges of sexual assault on a child.... more »
HUGO, Colo. (AP) - A 16-year-old boy has been charged as an adult with first-degree murder after deliberation in the March 30 shooting deaths of his great-grandparents in the small town of Hugo.
The Denver Post reports the charges against Greg Smith were filed Thursday. He's being held without... more »
A 17-year will be charged as an adult in the murder of a Pueblo West man, according to the Pueblo's District Attorney's office. Torey Kuznicki is from Pueblo, but he was arrested on December 27, 2010 outside of Chicago.
News First 5 has now learned Kuznicki has waived extradition... more »
A former assistant pastor was sentenced to seven days in jail for punishing a developmentally disabled adult by blindfolding him and dumping trash on him.
Jason Smoker, 37, was also sentenced Thursday to one year of probation after being convicted of neglect of an at-risk adult.
Jefferson County... more »
A small plane has crashed into a remote part of Rocky Mountain National Park, injuring two people from Wisconsin. Officials say a 54-year-old man and his 18-year-old daughter suffered only minor injuries in the crash Thursday night.
Park spokeswoman Kyle Patterson says both were conscious and moving about when... more »
Scientists are puzzling over a surprising increase in stomach cancer in young white adults, while rates in all other American adults have declined.
Chances for developing stomach cancer are still very low in young adults but the incidence among 25 to 39 year old whites nonetheless climbed by almost... more »
Willy Wonka would be horrified. Children who eat too much candy may be more likely to be arrested for violent behavior as adults, new research suggests.
British experts studied more than 17,000 children born in 1970 for about four decades. Of the children who ate candies or chocolates daily... more »