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Family offers $50K reward in Colfax cold case murder

Family offers $50K reward in Colfax cold case murderWhen Michael Reichert didn't answer his cell phone on the night of October 9, 2000, his brother knew something was horribly wrong.
  • Investigations
  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
News

9WTK: Hackers behind some 'free Wi-Fi' hotspots

9WTK: Hackers behind some 'free Wi-Fi' hotspotsDENVER-That free coffee shop or airport Wi-Fi signal you normally trust could be an evil twin, created by a hacker to steal your identity and other private information.
  • News
  • 4 weeks, 1 day ago
Investigations

Sheriff's captain on leave

Sheriff's captain on leaveAnother sheriff's employee has been placed on leave for an incident at the city's downtown jail.
  • Investigations
  • 1 month ago
Investigations

Report: Guard attacked with pillowcase full of rocks

Report: Guard attacked with pillowcase full of rocksA guard at a state juvenile facility was severely beaten with a pillowcase full of rocks during an escape in August.
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  • 1 month ago
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Removal order for flood-damaged trailers

Removal order for flood-damaged trailersA 9Wants to Know investigation has prompted the City of Federal Heights to order the removal of two dozen flood-damaged mobile homes, saying they are not safe for occupancy.
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  • 1 month, 1 week ago
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Mother sexually assaulted shortly after giving birth

Mother sexually assaulted shortly after giving birthA female inmate who was sexually assaulted shortly after giving birth has filed a federal lawsuit claiming deliberate indifference on the part of the Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office as well as the private security company that hired the security guard who...
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  • 1 month, 1 week ago
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Danger lurks underground from aging gas pipes

Danger lurks underground from aging gas pipesAbout every other day the past decade, a gas leak in the United States has destroyed property, hurt someone or killed someone, a USA TODAY Network investigation finds. The most destructive blasts have killed at least 135 people, injured 600 and caused $2 billion in...
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  • 1 month, 1 week ago
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Man banned from Yellowstone after drone crash

Man banned from Yellowstone after drone crashA German national who crashed a drone into Yellowstone Nat'l Park has been banned from the park for a year.
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  • 1 month, 1 week ago
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9WTK investigates drone ban in Yellowstone

9WTK investigates drone ban in YellowstoneYellowstone Lake
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  • 1 month, 1 week ago
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Outside groups spend big to slam Colo. senate candidates

Outside groups spend big to slam Colo. senate candidatesTelevision campaign attack ads dominating airwaves across the state depict Colorado's senatorial candidates as extreme, harmful and woefully out of step with their fellow Coloradans.
  • Investigations
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Crime

Deputy fired for 'deception' in excessive-force incident

Deputy fired for 'deception' in excessive-force incidentAnother sheriff's deputy has been terminated for failing to report an excessive force incident captured on camera.
  • Crime
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Investigations

Fired deputy says termination too 'harsh'

Fired deputy says termination too 'harsh'Two Denver sheriff's deputies who were fired for separate excessive force incidents are officially fighting their terminations.
  • Investigations
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
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Is mystery signal intercepting your calls?

Is mystery signal intercepting your calls?With news spreading about the discovery of "phony cell phone towers," 9Wants to Know has learned a suspicious signal in the city could be a secret device used by law enforcement to collect cellular data.
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  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
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Inside Colorado's volunteer firefighter shortage

Inside Colorado's volunteer firefighter shortageVolunteer firefighters protect about half of Colorado's residents, with solely volunteer departments being responsible for about 70 percent of the state's land surface.
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  • 1 month, 4 weeks ago
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Role of volunteer firefighters in Colo.'s biggest fires

Role of volunteer firefighters in Colo.'s biggest firesVolunteer firefighters have played key roles in fighting some of the most destructive fires in Colorado's recent history. Here is a rundown of the state's largest forest fires since 2010 and the role of volunteer fire departments.
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  • 1 month, 4 weeks ago
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City moves to stop unpermitted flood repairs

City moves to stop unpermitted flood repairsA 9Wants to Know investigation has uncovered how investors are buying flooded mobile homes that were condemned last year and reselling them in neighborhoods in the Denver area.
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  • 2 months ago
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Squatters remain in home despite felony charges

Squatters remain in home despite felony chargesA woman and her boyfriend continue a tug-of-war game between Bank of America and local law enforcement over a $400,000 foreclosed home that 9Wants to Know linked to several falsified deeds.
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  • 2 months ago
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King Soopers employee caught 'upskirting'

King Soopers employee caught 'upskirting'9Wants to Know has learned a King Soopers employee has been arrested for secretly recording video up a customer's skirt while she shopped.
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  • 2 months ago
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9WTK finds couple's condemned trailer

9WTK finds couple's condemned trailerThe Taylors, who thought they had lost their home during the 2013 floods, recently discovered the trailer being resold.
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  • 2 months ago
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Red-tagged mobile homes after flooding in Evans

Red-tagged mobile homes after flooding in EvansThese are the first 9 of 19 mobile homes in the Kimberly Hills neighborhood that received red-tag Stop Work Orders from the City of Federal Heights after a 9Wants to Know investigation uncovered flood-damaged mobile homes being moved into the neighborhood by house...
  • Investigations
  • 2 months ago
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Auditor: Child welfare system overburdened

Auditor: Child welfare system overburdenedA massive study of Colorado's county child welfare workers suggests the state could use at least 696 new employees to handle current caseloads.
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  • 2 months ago
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Military-grade equipment distributed to Colo. police

Military-grade equipment distributed to Colo. policeColorado's law enforcement agencies have acquired a vast arsenal of military-grade weapons, vehicles and equipment since 1999 under a Department of Defense program that promises to come under increased scrutiny following the response to the riots in Ferguson,...
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  • 2 months ago
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Denver jail deputy who punched inmate won't be charged

Denver jail deputy who punched inmate won't be charged9Wants to Know has learned that Deputy Thomas Ford, who was suspended for punching an inmate at the city's jail, will not face any criminal charges.
  • Investigations
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Investigations

Father of police brutality victim blasts gov.

Father of police brutality victim blasts gov.The family of a man beaten by Denver police five years ago is blasting Governor John Hickenlooper on his Facebook page.
  • Investigations
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
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RTD contractor caught parking in handicapped space

RTD contractor caught parking in handicapped spaceRTD is apologizing for a contractor who broke policy by parking in a handicapped space in front of Union Station last week.
  • Investigations
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Crime

Many witnesses, no leads in Denver murder

Many witnesses, no leads in Denver murderNearly three years after Marquez Jones was gunned down, a Denver detective is retracing his last steps in hopes of solving the case.
  • Crime
  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Crime

2 suspects identified in inmate's murder

2 suspects identified in inmate's murderThe Colorado Department of Corrections confirms it has identified two inmates as suspects in the murder of an inmate inside the Sterling Correctional Facility.
  • Crime
  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago