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Man gets 20 years in connection with 2009 fatal shooting in Centennial

The mother of a 23-year-old Centennial man who was fatally shot more than a decade ago stood in court and painted a picture of her son as a selfless and naturally caring person — even as a child. … more

Two suspects in Centennial teen's death now in juvenile court

Another of the four teens suspected of driving to a Cherokee Trail High School student's home the night of May 8 in an incident that ended with his death has had his original case dismissed and now … more

No suspects, no leads in Centennial-area cold case one year later

The strange circumstances surrounding the death of Mark Daniel Davis aren't any closer to being illuminated than they were a year ago after his body was found near an apartment complex near central … more

Reporter Stories: Talking about Colorado's new Red Flag law

Community Editor Elliott Wenzler discusses what she learned about how the Front Range county sheriff's plan to enforce Colorado's controversial new Red Flag law, allowing the courts and law enforcement to confiscate someones' firearms. more

Sheriffs' views vary on Colorado red flag law

Two years and a day after Douglas County Sheriff’s Deputy Zackari Parrish was fatally shot by a mentally ill man, a controversial red flag law named for him went into effect. The state law allows a … more

Shots fired in apartment building near I-25; suspect at large

Gunfire went through an apartment and hit a water line in the early morning hours Jan. 7 at a complex near East Dry Creek Road and Interstate 25, according to the Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office. … more

Trail attack survivor says she's still fighting

Vanessa Ursini is still fighting. Nearly a year and a half after Ursini, 30, fought off a brutal attack by Johnny Dewayne Harris in the woods next to the Mary Carter Greenway trail in Littleton, she … more

Suspect in 2009 Centennial murder of Andrew Graham takes plea deal

After four suspects were arrested in January 2017 in connection with the fatal shooting of a 23-year-old Centennial man a decade ago, only one defendant remains now that Allen Deshawn Ford has taken … more

One of remaining Andrew Graham murder suspects' case dropped

Only two defendants remain accused in the fatal shooting of a 23-year-old man in the Centennial neighborhood of Willow Creek now that all charges against Kendall Adam Austin have been dismissed. … more

Criminal justice reformers decry call for new Arapahoe County jail

Arapahoe County officials say the county jail is dangerously overcrowded, worn out and short on space to conduct rehabilitative programs. They're asking voters to approve Ballot Issue 1A, which would … more

What to know before Election Day

Election Day is just around the corner, and Arapahoe County voters will weigh in on school boards, city councilmembers, and whether to raise taxes to build a new jail by the time polls close on Nov. … more

Former teacher at youth jail in Centennial suspected of sexual assault

Investigators arrested a woman who formerly taught at a youth detention center in Centennial on suspicion of engaging in a sexual relationship with an underage inmate, according to a news release … more

Cherry Creek High students' anti-Semitic social media post under investigation

After a student posted a photo on social media that referenced violence against Jews, Cherry Creek High School notified families in a letter, and the Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office began an … more

Arapahoe County voters to decide on new jail

Arapahoe County voters will decide whether to raise property taxes to build a new jail, after county commissioners unanimously decided on Aug. 27 to send the matter to the ballot this fall. If … more

District attorney urges firm stance on illegal sales of firearms

When it comes to preventing gun violence, the cause hits close to home for District Attorney George Brauchler. Brauchler has watched his 18th Judicial District endure multiple high-profile tragedies … more

National Night Out: 'This night is about them'

Parents, kids and local businesses showed up at Clarkson Park alongside a large law enforcement presence, but it wasn't cause for alarm. Under the summer sunset, crowds gathered at parks and common … more

Support strong for replacing Arapahoe County jail, weaker for courthouse

A proposal to ask voters to fund a new Arapahoe County Jail received unanimous support from a citizen advisory committee on Aug. 6, but similar proposals to replace the courthouse and district … more

Homelessness in Englewood: No place to call home

During a cleanup along the South Platte River in January, Englewood police counted 21 campsites with about 30 people living on its east banks. Some 25 truckloads of trash, human waste, syringes and … more
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