Keyword: Arapahoe County
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Former teacher at youth jail sentenced for sex assault

A woman who taught at a youth detention center in Centennial and was arrested in 2019 on suspicion of engaging in a sexual relationship with an underage inmate pleaded guilty in March and received a … more

Plane emergencies have varied causes, Centennial Airport says

When two planes collided in midair over the Cherry Creek State Park area near a neighborhood just north of Centennial, one plane deployed a parachute and came down in an open field. The second plane … more

Alleged shooter in 2009 Andrew Graham homicide set for trial

After more delays in recent months as attorneys said the coronavirus pandemic prevented them from gathering evidence to defend Terrell Jones, who is accused of fatally shooting a Centennial man in a … more

Arapahoe County grocery delivery program makes lasting connection

Laura Bess and her family were staying home as the coronavirus ran rampant in Colorado last spring — she hadn’t even driven a car in a while. But she was praying for an opportunity to help others … more

Arapahoe County residents who can’t drive have an ally

For seniors and people with disabilities or low income, navigating a car-centric world can be a daily hurdle. That’s why a Centennial resident has been working for years to connect the public to … more

Arapahoe County moves to blue on dial of COVID-19 restrictions

After meeting the required metrics for local coronavirus spread over the preceding seven days, Arapahoe became the latest Denver-area county to move to level blue on Colorado's dial of restrictions, … more

Cherry Creek School District posts high quarantine numbers compared to fall

As Cherry Creek School District announced plans to bring back full-time in-person classes in middle and high schools, the district also said it told a high number of students and staff to quarantine … more

At 20, Centennial 'melding' together, staying true to ideals

As a nearby city plotted to take control of major business corridors in the south metro area, some Arapahoe County residents — who, at the time, didn’t live within a city of their own — began … more

Footage, ex-girlfriend point to Centennial gas station shooting suspect

Evidence suggests that 31-year-old Samuel Birch committed the fatal shooting of a gas station clerk in a robbery the night of Nov. 26, an Arapahoe County judge ruled after a hearing that included … more

2009 Centennial homicide case sees more delays

More than 11 years after a Centennial man was found shot to death in a quiet suburban neighborhood, a trial date has still not materialized for the man authorities allege is the shooter — and … more

Defense argues race plays a role in shooting death of Cherokee Trail High student

In the case of four teens suspected of driving to the home of a Cherokee Trail High School student in an incident that ended with the student's death, two of the defendants received the chance for … more

Arapahoe County providing COVID-19 relief for small businesses

Arapahoe County announced in early January that small businesses affected by the pandemic can apply to receive “direct relief payments” as part of a relief program approved by the state … more

Arapahoe County to apply for '5 star' program to loosen COVID-19 business restrictions

Arapahoe County planned to apply for a new Colorado program that allows businesses to operate at higher capacity than current coronavirus-related restrictions normally permit — as long as the … more

Baker wins Arapahoe County commissioner seat following recount

A recount of the November election race for the seat that represents east Aurora and far east Centennial on Arapahoe County’s board of elected leaders confirmed that the incumbent Republican will … 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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