1 hour ago

Greeley homeowner shoots suspected burglar, police say

According to a news release from Sgt. Joe Tymkowych, about 5:30 a.m. police received a call from the 1700 block of 15th Street from the wife of a homeowner who was holding a man at gunpoint after he broke into the home.

    Greeley homeowner shoots suspected burglar, police say
    Greeley police are investigating a home burglary they believe led to a shooting early Monday morning in central Greeley. According to a news release from Sgt. Joe Tymkowych, about 5:30 a.m. police received a call from the 1700 block of 15th Street from the wife of a homeowner who was holding a man at gunpoint after he broke into the home.
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7 hours ago

Denver’s $937 million bond package: Next on the to-do list is hiring more than a dozen staffers to get projects going

Denver voters’ passage of a bond package will result in the construction of a bike and pedestrian bridge over these railroad tracks at 47th Avenue and York Street. A women and child walked over the tracks on the way to Swansea Elementary School on Nov. 10, 2017.

    Denver's $937 million bond package: Next on the to-do list is hiring more than a dozen staffers to get projects going
    It was one thing to put together a city bond package approaching $1 billion, but the harder task facing Denver city officials in coming years is how to spend that voter-approved money while delivering roughly 460 projects as close to their budgets as possible.
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21 hours ago

Developer submits plan concept for 81-story tower in downtown Denver

January 26, 2017 Denver’s tallest skyscraper in 30 years, 1144 Fifteenth, on schedule for 2018 opening

December 21, 2017 Downtown Denver commercial tower 1401 Lawrence sold to global real estate firm

    Developer submits plan concept for 81-story tower in downtown Denver
    The development team seeking to build the would-be tallest building in Denver filed a site concept with the city last week calling for an 81-story, mixed-use tower at the southeast corner of 17th and California streets downtown. City staffers say the filing, first reported by Colorado Public Radio's Ryan Warner on Saturday, was received on or about Feb.
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45 hours ago

First African American Denver police officer to die in the line of duty receives marked headstone

Steam started working in the city as a night watchman and a janitor at the Denver City and County building but was then hired to patrol the predominately black areas of Denver. He was killed at 2128 Arapahoe St. on Feb. 18, 1921 at 8:15 p.m.

    First African American Denver police officer to die in the line of duty receives marked headstone
    A warm ceremony at Denver's historic Riverside Cemetery celebrated the bravery and service of Officer Willie O. Steam. Volunteers at the Denver Police Museum, retired police officers and government officials joined together on Saturday morning to unveil the headstone of Steam, who nearly a century ago became the first African-American Denver police officer to die in the line of duty.
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2 days ago

Police suspect homeless man in stabbing death of woman in downtown Denver loft

Leslie’s body was found early Wednesday morning in her residence at 1531 Stout St., the Rio Grande & A.T. Lewis Lofts. Leslie was stabbed multiple times, according to the Office of the Medical Examiner.

    Police suspect homeless man in stabbing death of woman in downtown Denver loft
    A suspect has been named in a downtown Denver stabbing death. Investigators are looking for Terry Lane Dunford, 40, in the death of 49-year-old Jeanna Leslie, according to police. PLZ RT: Terry Lane Dunford II is wanted for 1st degree murder! If you see him or know his whereabouts, please call 720-913-7867 or 911.
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2 days ago

Man gets two life sentences for 2016 double fatal shooting in Aurora

Apartments, 15573 E. 13th Ave., Aurora. The unarmed men were shot in the head, according to a news release.

    Man gets two life sentences for 2016 double fatal shooting in Aurora
    A man found guilty Friday on two counts of first-degree murder was sentenced to life in prison. Kenneth Kaminga, 37, was found guilty by an Arapahoe County jury in the 2016 shooting deaths of Aaron Williams, 35, and Javier Gaytan, 36, according to the District Attorney's Office.
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2 days ago

Denver man arrested, charged with murder in the 2015 death of his wife

The defendant is accused of murdering Stacey Feldman. Her body was found on March 1, 2015, in their home in the 3600 block of South Pontiac Way. She was 44.

    Denver man arrested, charged with murder in the 2015 death of his wife
    A Denver man has been charged with murder in the 2015 death of his wife. Robert Feldman, 53, was arrested on Tuesday and has been charged with one count of first-degree murder, according to the Denver District Attorney's Office. The defendant is accused of murdering Stacey Feldman.
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3 days ago

Billionaire Robert Smith left his hometown of Denver years ago, but now he’s growing a tech empire here

Denver office: 707 17th Street, Suite 3600

Denver office: Leased three floors of 1125 Seventeenth St. with September move-in date

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...year’s end, when it moves into three floors of the Bank One building at 17th and Lawrence streets. The space has room for 400 to 500 people...

    Billionaire Robert Smith left his hometown of Denver years ago, but now he's growing a tech empire here
    Andre Durand, the CEO of Ping Identity in Denver, talks a lot about his boss, Robert F. Smith. That's because Smith's company, Vista Equity Partners, has been on a software-company shopping spree that has expanded its presence in the city and elsewhere since acquiring Ping in mid-2016.
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3 days ago

Woman found dead inside Denver residence is identified

The body of Jeanna Leslie, 49, was found in the 1500 block of Stout Street, according to the office of the medical examiner. Police had been called, about 12:30 a.m., to the home on a welfare check.

    Woman found dead inside Denver residence is identified
    A woman found dead inside a Denver home early Wednesday morning has been identified. The body of Jeanna Leslie, 49, was found in the 1500 block of Stout Street, according to the office of the medical examiner. Police had been called, about 12:30 a.m., to the home on a welfare check.
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3 days ago

Father and son in fatal Denver shootings are identified by coroner

Quyen Le, 86, died at the scene Tuesday night in the 2200 block of South Clermont Street, according to the medical examiner’s office. Le died of gunshot wounds. Le was fatally shot by his son, according to Denver police. An officer at the scene then fatally shot the suspect.

    Father and son in fatal Denver shootings are identified by coroner
    The identities of two men, a father and son, who died of gunshot wounds in a Denver domestic disturbance and subsequent officer-involved shooting, were released Thursday. Quyen Le, 86, died at the scene Tuesday night in the 2200 block of South Clermont Street, according to the medical examiner's office.
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3 days ago

Police: 100 marijuana plants seized at illegal residential grow in Fountain

Police and El Paso County sheriff’s deputies executed a search warrant Thursday at a home in the 300 block of South Race Street, according to a news release.

    Police: 100 marijuana plants seized at illegal residential grow in Fountain
    An alleged illegal marijuana grow in Fountain uncovered 100 plants and 5.2 pounds of refined, packaged pot. Police and El Paso County sheriff's deputies executed a search warrant Thursday at a home in the 300 block of South Race Street, according to a news release.
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3 days ago

Five Olympic sports you can try around Colorado without spending a lot of dough

...will host an Olympic skating party from 3 to 4 p.m. Feb. 24 at 13150 W. 72nd Ave. in Arvada. Staff members are planning skating games and disco ball skating, with Olympic viewing...

...1 to 4 p.m. Tuesday, March 1 and March 6 at the Pepsi Center, 1000 Chopper Circle, Denver. USA Hockey-certified youth hockey coaches will join Avalanche Amateur Hockey Development staff, the...

    Five Olympic sports you can try around Colorado without spending a lot of dough
    If you're looking to celebrate the Olympics with more than a watch party, there are plenty of places around the Denver metro area offering hands-on involvement - without the pressure and monetary commitment that comes with league sign-ups. These "try it once" options make it easy to check the experience off your bucket list.
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3 days ago

Welcome to The Spot newsletter: Colorado politics (and more) from The Denver Post politics team

Denver Public Works has a new tool in its arsenal as it fights E. coli and other contaminants in the South Platte River. It has started zapping bacteria with UV lights in the city’s first UV vault, installed near 36th Street and Arkins Court. — KDVR/Fox 31

    Welcome to The Spot newsletter: Colorado politics (and more) from The Denver Post politics team
    Welcome to The Spot, where The Denver Post's politics team captures what's happening this week - from the Colorado legislature to Denver city hall, with a stop through the halls of Congress in Washington, D.C. Each Thursday, our reporters and editors will break down what we've covered and what to watch for in the days ahead.
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4 days ago

Three major Denver agencies would move to Denver Post building in city bid to lease more private office space

The latest space addition at 101 W. Colfax Ave. would cost $9.6 million over 10 years, according to newly filed city documents. That would increase the total cost of the multi-year sublease with The Post, for all or part of four floors in the 11-story building, to $31.3 million.

    Three major Denver agencies would move to Denver Post building in city bid to lease more private office space
    A planned shuffle of Denver city offices calls for moving three major agencies that oversee parks, public health and economic development to private office space in The Denver Post building. The proposal to expand a two-year-old sublease deal in that building comes as city government prepares to fill the equivalent of more than 470 new budgeted full-time positions this year, including some temporary workers.
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