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Man dies of gunshot wounds in Centennial area

A 48-year-old man died of multiple gunshot wounds and was found in an outside area in unincorporated Arapahoe County on Jan. 18, according to the Arapahoe County Coroner’s Office. Mark Daniel … more

Battle against opioid crisis: Map is sorrowful guide to lost loved ones

The online map is a living, breathing eulogy of people who have died from opioid use. Matt Lazarus, of Castle Rock, “was known for having a ‘heart of gold’” and “will be missed by many,” … more

Jumping off the page at Koelbel Library adult writers' group

At Koelbel Library, patrons don't just check out the literature — they supply it. A group of eight gathered at the Writers Circle event Jan. 9 in Centennial, reading pages of their works aloud and … more

DA to examine claims of innocence for convicted

Taking a proactive approach, the 18th Judicial District Attorney's Office has launched a process to investigate “legitimate” claims that convicted individuals may be innocent, the office … more

Arapahoe County budget up thanks to revenue growth

Arapahoe County adopted a $404.3 million budget for 2019 in December, up from $390 million last year and bolstered by increased revenue, according to county documents. “A lot of very hard work went … more

Walcher looks back on tenure as Arapahoe County sheriff

In a county where Republicans refer to their officeholders as the “Arapahoe County fab five,” Sheriff David Walcher's exit was unexpected. A long era of Republican control at the sheriff's office … more

Suspect killed after exchange of gunfire with Douglas County deputies

Following a traffic incident in which suspects fired at deputies the morning of Nov. 27, one suspect is dead, another is wounded and at a local hospital, and one is in custody, authorities from the … more

Fatal Centennial officer-involved shooting in June justified, report says

A review by the 18th Judicial District Attorney's Office has determined the fatal shooting of a suspect who fired at sheriff's deputies in June was justified, a Nov. 19 report said. Andrew Paine, 38, … more

Arrest made in Centennial incident that prompted officer-involved shooting

Investigators arrested a 43-year-old man on suspicion of criminal mischief after a domestic disturbance Nov. 15, after a teenage suspect related to the same incident ended up in a fatal … more

Arapahoe County coroner employee to teach techniques in Mexico

A medicolegal death investigator from the Arapahoe County Coroner's Office will travel to Oaxaca, Mexico, to teach child death investigations to crime scene investigators and criminologists. … more

Suspect shot and killed, deputy injured on Arapahoe Road in Centennial area

A suspect is dead and three deputies are on paid leave after deputies opened fire on the suspect in Arapahoe County after he fled the scene of a reported domestic violence incident Nov. 15, according to the Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office. more

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
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