Aurora Police Department
Preliminary information shows the Aurora Police Department mistakenly destroyed DNA evidence in 48 alleged sexual assault cases from 2009.
Investigators searching for the vandal or vandals responsible for heavily damaging a church in Aurora on Easter Sunday are looking into some DNA evidence in their attempt to solve the case.
Officers responded to a bank robbery call at the U.S. Bank on Peoria Street just before 1 p.m. on Saturday.
An Aurora police officer suffered minor injuries when he was hit by a pickup truck while setting up a radar speed zone.
Sometime between 10 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. Sunday morning vandals broke into the St. Martin in the Fields Episcopal Church, smashed glass, overturned furniture, sprayed a fire extinguisher throughout the church and stole money.
The Aurora Police Department on Tuesday released preliminary major crime statistics for 2012, but noted the Century 16 theater tragedy had a large impact on the numbers.
Police have released the identity of a man who was shot by police after an alleged robbery of a gas station.
Aurora police would like the public’s help identifying a man who they say lost his memory.
Authorities are investigating after a police officer fired upon a suspect in an armed robbery of an Aurora gas station.
The aftershock of the kidnapping and murder of Jessica Ridgeway has pushed some parents and police into action as the Aurora Police Department began a series of self defense classes for children.