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1 year 11 months ago

Man convicted after body found in trunk

CENTENNIAL, Colo - A man who drove to the Arapahoe County Jail with a body in the trunk of his car has been convicted by a jury of first-degree murder. Forty-two-year-old Robert Leroy Johnson faces life in prison in the October 2010 death of Thomas Francis Datema. District Attorney spokeswoman...

2 years 11 months ago

2011 homicides tie record high

In just about 11 months there have been 28 homicides in Colorado Springs. "That matches our highest homicide year, which was 2007." explains Colorado Springs Police Spokeswoman Barbara Miller. Why the number is so high, police may never find out. But what we found out when we looked at...

3 years 5 months ago

Casey Anthony trial resumes today

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Jurors will hear more testimony when Casey Anthony's murder trial resumes Tuesday in central Florida. Anthony is accused of killing her 2-year-old daughter, Caylee. Prosecutors say Anthony suffocated the girl with duct tape in the summer of 2008. If convicted, she could be sentenced to...

4 years 2 months ago

Colorado Cold Case: suspect tied to 4 murders

Colorado investigators say one suspect is responsible for two unsolved homicide cases involving four people in Aurora and Lakewood. Lakewood police say the Colorado Bureau of Investigation has connected the two homicide cases from 1984 through DNA evidence. Authorities plan to announce their findings during a Tuesday news conference....

4 years 3 months ago

CBI launches Colorado Cold Case web site

Sometimes, it takes just a small sliver of information about a murder to solve the case--something that may seem insignificant to the person who knows the information. In an effort to catch killers who, until now, have gotten away with murder, the Colorado Bureau of Investigation (CBI) launched a...

4 years 3 months ago

Two deadly shootings in Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs Police detectives are busy, with two homicide investigations. The first shooting death happened at an apartment complex on Radiant Dr. at 9:15 Thursday night. A 23-year-old man was shot in the head. He was taken to a hospital, where he later died. His name has not been...

4 years 5 months ago

2 Colorado cold case murders solved

Larimer County authorities announced the resolution of two murder cases from 1982 and the arrest of one suspect. Larimer County Sheriff Jim Alderden said Monday that 46-year-old David Hehn of Fort Collins was arrested Monday on the charge of first-degree murder and kidnapping in the 1982 murder of a...

4 years 6 months ago

Immigration sweep rounds up killers, other criminals

Federal agents say they have arrested 596 immigrants with criminal records during a three-day immigration enforcement sweep across the Southeast. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials said Friday that the operation, dubbed Operation Cross Check, was the largest ever conducted by the agency targeting foreign nationals convicted of crimes....

5 years 2 weeks ago

Fort Hood suspect faces 13 murder charges

Military prosecutors say they will charge Fort Hood shooting suspect Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan with 13 counts of premeditated murder, a government official told NBC News. An announcement will be made later Thursday at Fort Hood, officials said. The shootings took place at Fort Hood's crowded Soldiers Readiness...

5 years 1 month ago

Feds to leave medical marijuana users alone

The Obama administration has ordered federal prosecutors to stop pursuing medical marijuana users and sellers in states, like Colorado, that have legalized its use. The new Justice Department guidelines say the US Attorneys will no longer target medical marijuana sellers on federal drug charges and only prosecute those who abuse...

5 years 1 month ago

Cemetery tour this weekend

Halloween is two weeks away. To help you get in the mood for the creepy holiday, Evergreen Cemetery in Colorado Springs is giving guided tours this weekend highlighting historic murders from the 1870's - 1940. Listen to the tales, learn about the victims, and hear some of the evidence that...

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