Keyword: Arapahoe County
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Father of Aurora theater shooting victim flips Centennial state House seat

Six years after his son died in a shooting that shook the country, Tom Sullivan is taking his hopes to the Colorado state House, eyeing gun violence and mental health as top issues to tackle. “I … more

Democrats take sheriff, clerk, assessor seats in Arapahoe County

Colorado's “blue wave” that saw Democrats elected to a wide range of posts statewide extended to Arapahoe County, with Democrats upsetting incumbent Republicans in both the sheriff and county … more

Providers of low-income help say they need help

A staple of low-income assistance for families in the south metro area says if things don't change soon, it may have to make large cuts to its operation. Amid funding cuts and challenging attitudes … more

'It's about doing community service'

Dozens of area residents stood in front of a machine that spit out mail ballots in rapid fire in just one step of the process Arapahoe County uses to count votes. Matt Crane, Arapahoe County clerk … more

Arapahoe County deputy suspected of child sex assault

An Arapahoe County sheriff's deputy who worked at the county jail was arrested over the weekend by the Pueblo County Sheriff's Office on suspicion of child sexual assault, according to an Oct. 30 … more

Man dies at scene of motorcycle crash in Centennial

A 36-year-old man was killed the afternoon of Oct. 18 when his motorcycle hit another vehicle in the 7300 block of South Colorado Boulevard, according to a news release from the Arapahoe County … more

Ready to vote? Here's what you need to do in Arapahoe County

Ballots are scheduled to arrive in mailboxes by Oct. 19 to all active registered voters, and here’s how you can get squared away to have a smooth voting experience in the Nov. 6 election. Check … more

Get spooky with Arapahoe Libraries events

Michael Sheridan — better known as “Captain Jack” — led kids in a swashbuckling adventure to becoming “proper pirates,” as he put it during an activity at Koelbel Library in Centennial. … more

Denver Fly Day is high point for kids at Centennial Airport

About 100 young men and women awaited their turn in the XJet hanger to climb into an airplane and take off for a flight around the area during the Sept. 22 Challenge Air for Kids and Friends … more

Regional crime lab opens in south metro Denver area

About three years ago, Douglas County Sheriff Tony Spurlock and Arapahoe County Sheriff Dave Walcher met for coffee and discussed their line of work. Throughout the conversation, they talked over … more

My Name Is … Robert Bratsch, school-resource officer

All around town I was hired in 2003 and have been with the Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office for 15 years. I spent my first three years working in the detention facility (jail) before becoming a … more

Murder suspect dies, ending Centennial cold case

The suspect in the death of a deputy district attorney in the south metro area 19 years ago has died before a preliminary hearing could be held, and the case is now closed, a news release from the Arapahoe County … more

Woman dies at Arapahoe County jail

A 46-year-old woman who was booked into the Arapahoe County jail was found unresponsive about a day later and died, according to the Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office. Deputies found the woman … more

Adding hotels won't increase trafficking risk, officials say

Months after an outpouring of concern in several neighborhoods pushed the Centennial City Council to enact a temporary ban on new hotels and motels, law-enforcement officials attempted to allay fears … more

Suspects in 2009 Centennial slaying set for trial

Three of the four suspects in the 2009 death of a 23-year-old man in the Willow Creek neighborhood of Centennial will face trial in February, March and April, a judge decided on July 18. The death of … more

5 things to know: Campus will lead to college, trades

Out in the wide-open grassland in the Dove Valley area just south of Centennial, construction workers are raising a new campus that will offer curriculum focused on “real-world skills” and … more

Aerospace attraction coming to Centennial Airport

Aviation enthusiasts in the metro area are in for a new experience when an attraction by Wings Over the Rockies opens at Centennial Airport July 21. Visitors will be able to engage with interactive … more

South Metro Fire Rescue crews help battle wildfires across Colorado

As Colorado celebrated Independence Day, six wildfires of 1,000 acres or more were challenging fire crews across the state. Personnel from South Metro Fire Rescue were among those working to douse … more

Cruising the trails on Bike to Work Day

Temperatures hit triple digits on June 27, but riders cruising along the banks of the South Platte River for Bike to Work Day seemed to have it easier than the drivers cranking up the AC on nearby … more

Suspect dies in officer-involved shooting in Centennial

A suspect died after sheriff's deputies arrived at a home to check on his wife and exchanged gunshots with him as he tried to escape, according to the Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office. Deputies … more
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