After a mild Saturday, temperatures to finish the weekend will be MUCH colder! A system to our west pushes into SE Colorado overnight. Snow showers will be possible by early Sunday morning across the I-25 corridor with a change to rain and snow showers through the afternoon. Accumulation should be minimal as most moisture looks to be light and temperatures will warm into the upper 30s and 40s through the afternoon, though areas in higher elevations could see 1-2". The main impact will be the cold along with winds gusting up to 40 mph at times. Click on the 'Weather' tab for more...
A suburban Denver man is accused of luring teenage girls into lives of prostitution with the promise of free methamphetamine.
Prosecutors announced Wednesday that 35-year-old Joe Avalos has been charged with 17 counts of crimes including kidnapping, pandering of a child, pimping and sexual assault.
They say he operated a sex trafficking ring out of his Arvada home involving five female victims between the ages of 15 and 20. Avalos allegedly advertised the women and drove them to hotels in several metro Denver communities.
One of the victims, a 16-year-old girl, fled to Avalos while on the run from another accused sex-trafficker, Robert Gonzales, who was arrested and charged with similar crimes in October.
Avalos was being held in jail and no lawyers were listed for him in court records.
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