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Colorado’s election system was ‘scanned’ by Russians but not breached, DHS tells state

DENVER – Russians scanned Colorado’s election system for possible points of weakness in the weeks before last year’s election but were not able to penetrate it, the Department of Homeland Security told the Colorado Secretary of State’s Office Friday. Colorado was one of 21 states DHS informed Friday were “impacted” by Russian activity in the […]

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Colorado authorities try to find ‘serial pooper’ caught defecating in people’s yards

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The “Mad Pooper” of Bob’s Burgers lore might be more than cartoon fiction, according to Colorado Springs police who say a woman has repeatedly done her businesses in people’s yards over the past several weeks. A witness snapped photos of the female runner, who has apparently been caught treating people’s yards […]

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Documents reveal police told Grandview HS of sex allegations involving guard year before his arrest

AURORA, Colo. — A newly released report shows Aurora police had received a complaint alleging a Grandview High School security guard was having sex with students more than a year before he was arrested on sexual assault charges, and that the school was made aware of the allegations at the time but didn’t act. Officials […]

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Ingrid LaTorre will get time to make family arrangements before deportation, ICE says

DENVER – Ingrid LaTorre, the Peruvian national whose plea for a pardon from Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper was denied Thursday, will get around a month to make arrangements for her family before she is deported. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement confirmed Friday to Denver7 it was working with LaTorre’s attorneys regarding her departure since she […]

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Judge denies appeal in Sir Mario Owens death penalty case

DENVER – An Arapahoe County District Court judge has denied the appeal of Sir Mario Owens, who is one of three people on Colorado’s death row, despite finding that prosecutors withheld some evidence in his case. Owens has been appealing his death penalty sentence and conviction for years, and the ruling by Judge Christopher Munch […]

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Missing Georgia girl Mayci Olschewske found safe in Idaho Springs, Colorado

DENVER – The Georgia girl who had been missing for more than two weeks was found safe in Idaho Springs, Colorado just west of Denver Thursday, authorities in Georgia said. Mayci Olschewske, 16, was found after being pulled over by Idaho Springs police Thursday. A person in Idaho Springs called 911 to report they had […]

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Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper denies pardon for undocumented immigrant Ingrid LaTorre

DENVER – Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper on Thursday denied a request for a pardon from an undocumented immigrant from Peru who faces possible deportation following a conviction, saying the woman’s crime was not victimless, but also took the opportunity to plead for a congressional fix to immigration reform issues. Ingrid Ecalada LaTorre, 33, a mother to […]

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Authorities say missing Georgia girl Mayci Olschewske believed to be in Denver area

DENVER – A Georgia detective told Denver7 Tuesday that a 16-year-old girl missing for two weeks out of Georgia is believed to be in the Denver area. The detective with the Canton Police Department said he couldn’t elaborate on why authorities believe Mayci Olschewske, 16, is in the Denver area, however. The teenager was last […]

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Body found in Denver elevator was 82-year-old man with dementia reported missing on July 5

UPDATE: Denver7 has received new information that the elderly man, named Isaac Komisarchik was located in the elevator car, not the shaft. Find updated reporting here.  DENVER – The person discovered dead in an elevator at a Denver apartment complex earlier this week was an 82-year-old man with early-onset dementia who had last been seen […]

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Federal judge declares Colorado sex offender registry unconstitutional for 3 men

DENVER – A federal judge in Denver on Thursday ruled that the state’s Sex Offender Registration Act violates the U.S. Constitution when applied to three men because it constitutes further punishment beyond their initial jail time and probation. U.S. District Court of Colorado Senior District Judge Richard P. Matsch stopped short of declaring the full […]

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