Aurora marijuana hospitality measure fails; could return after November election

Aurora’s prolonged effort to be one of the first cities in Colorado to allow marijuana lounges and mobile pot tour buses was defeated for a final time this week on a 5-4 vote. But because of a parliamentary maneuver by Councilman Juan Marcano, who favors the measure but voted against it Monday night, the issue […]

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Aurora police announce potential charges against two people suspected of involvement in street racing incident that closed I-225

Aurora police on Wednesday announced potential charges against two people who they say played a major role in organizing, and participating in, a street racing event last month that resulted in massive gridlock on Interstate 225. Police said 21-year-old Anthony Corona was a “facilitator or organizer” of the March 7 race, in which vehicles were […]

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Brawl outside Aurora restaurant over cold food ended in deadly shooting, arrest documents show

A man trying to keep the peace outside an Aurora restaurant as several people argued over refusing to pay for food that had gone cold was shot in the chest and later died as a result of his injuries, according to an arrest affidavit obtained by Denver7 on Monday. Jacqueline De Paz, 28, was arrested two […]

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Aurora police issue Amber Alert as department fears two missing boys, mom are victims of foul play

The Aurora Police Department issued an Amber Alert was issued Thursday for two missing boys and an endangered missing alert for their mother. Marcus Thomas, 5, and Demarcus Thomas, 3, and their mother, Sabrina Walls, were last seen Monday, Oct. 19, on the 3000 block on Walden Way in Aurora. In a news release Thursday […]

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Aurora third-party investigation into Elijah McClain death will be done by a panel.

Aurora leaders were updated Monday night on the city’s ongoing efforts to have an independent third-party investigation of Elijah McClain’s death. City Manager Jim Twombly, speaking to Mayor Mike Coffman and city council members in a study session, said the job is too big for one person and a team will be assembled including both […]