A judge has granted authorities permission to exhume the body of a Chicago lottery winner who was fatally poisoned with cyanide just as he was about to collect his $425,000 payout.
Was it a missile? The Army doesn’t think so. Was it a spacecraft? North American Aerospace Defense Command didn’t see one. Was it a plane crash? Colorado State Patrol can’t find debris. What was the source of the mysterious contrail reported over central Colorado early Thursday?
The video frame grab above, provided by ABC15 in Phoenix, shows the contrail of a Juno ballistic missile fired from Fort Wingate near Gallup, N.M., in early morning sunlight high above New Mexico.
Did you see anything? Have you ever seen a UFO?
Today’s front page: In part two of a three part series on the unsolved murders of 38 women between 1975 and 1995, reporter Kirk Mitchell explores how a chance meeting on Picadilly Road in 1986 may have provided police with their best shot at catching a killer.
Cold Cases: Denver bail bondswoman may have been killed by out-of-state hit man
Kirk Mitchell’s Cold Cases blog is a perennial favorite among some readers, but this story of a 1986 killing grabbed readers on Memorial Day with its film-noir murder mystery trappings.
An attractive-but-tough Denver bail bondswoman, known for her jewelry and no-nonsense attitude, was murdered in her car, across the street from Denver police headquarters.