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Eddie Simon (credit: Denver DA)

DNA Evidence Leads To Conviction In Cold Case Sex Assault From 2001

The Denver district attorney’s office says a man has been convicted of sexually assaulting a woman after a DNA sample taken when he was arrested on other charges more than a decade later linked him to the attack.

04/11/2014

Alfonso Carrillo (credit: CBS)

Man Gets 14 Years In Prison In ‘Stolen Homes’ Case

A man was sentenced Friday to a long prison term in a case CBS4 has called “Stolen Homes.” CBS4 Investigator Rick Sallinger exposed the problem more than two years ago.

02/28/2014

Blas Leroux (credit: Denver Police Department)

Fatal Shooting Of Suspect In 7-Eleven Hostage Situation Ruled Justified

Denver District Attorney Mitch Morrissey has decided an officer-involved shooting that left a suspect in a hostage situation dead was justified.

02/14/2014

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Home Cameras A Boon For Busts

Less expensive home security systems are capturing more and more crimes on video, but are the cameras leading to more convictions? Alan Gionet asks the Good Question, “Are cameras cracking crimes?”

11/11/2013

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Teen Formally Charged In Connection With Murder At Lowry Heights Apartment

A teen has been formally charged in connection with a murder that occurred on Oct. 19.

11/02/2013

Daniel Abeyta was charged with first-degree murder, among other charges, after an August 2013 crime in Denver in which he allegedly shot and killed his neighbor and shot and wounded his wife. After the shootings, he was shot by a police officer after they say he shot at a propane tank with gunpowder on top that had been placed near his home.

Police Cleared In Shooting Of Denver Man

The Denver District Attorney’s Office has cleared a police officer who shot and wounded a man accused of killing a neighbor and using makeshift explosives.

10/14/2013

Terrance Roberts in court on Sept. 22 (credit: CBS)

Anti-Gang Activist Terrance Roberts Formally Charged With Attempted Murder

A Denver anti-gang activist has been formally charged with attempted murder following a shooting in the parking lot of a community center.

10/01/2013

Reysean Abram (credit: Facebook)

17-Year-Old Suspect In Boy’s Death Charged As Adult

A 17-year-old suspect in the shooting death of a 13-year-old boy in Denver has been charged as an adult.

09/14/2013

An image from the FBI's "Operation Cross Country" (credit: FBI)

Denver DA: Demand, Greed Drive Child Prostitution

The arrest by federal officials of 150 pimps across the country and in Denver in a three-day sweep highlights what the Denver district attorney says is a growing problem: child prostitution.

07/30/2013

Dexter Lewis (credit: Denver Police)

Attorney Says Death Penalty A Hard Sell In Denver

If convicted he’ll be the first person to face the death penalty in Denver in years, and one day after the district attorney announced his decision in the case of Dexter Lewis, experts are skeptical a Denver jury would go along the capital punishment.

07/27/2013

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