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In Arapahoe County, multiple security levels safeguard ballots

Arapahoe County’s elections director says voters can expect a safe, secure fall election, overseen by bipartisan teams. Voters can choose to mail or drop off their ballots, or vote in person, said … more

Car crashes into house in east Centennial area

A car drove through the back of a house in the east Centennial area near East Orchard Road after its driver experienced a medical emergency around 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, according to South Metro Fire … more

2 suspects in shooting of Cherokee Trail High School student set for trial

Two of the 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 are set to see trial in the next several months. … more

Arapahoe County's exception from COVID-19 rules remains in place

Arapahoe County's residents have reined in the spread of the coronavirus enough to prevent the state from rolling back the county's progress on reopening — as long as it stays on the right course. … more

Teen remains in adult court in shooting of Cherokee Trail student

Court hearings to determine whether an 18-year-old would have the chance at a more lenient sentence or remain treated as an adult in the shooting death of a Cherokee Trail High School student saw … more

Arapahoe County asks for businesses' help in saving variance

As the coronavirus' spread worsens in Arapahoe County, leaders hope businesses that benefitted from an exemption to the state's social distancing rules will take greater precautions to prevent losing … more

Few details on Cherry Creek student’s ‘racist, violent’ posts

Cherry Creek High School planned to investigate racist posts that allegedly involve a Creek student, the school’s principal said in a letter to the community. School administration was made aware … more

Centennial, county offer rent, mortgage, business assistance amid pandemic

The City of Centennial and Arapahoe County have announced rent, mortgage and business assistance for those affected by the coronavirus pandemic. The funds come through the federal Coronavirus Aid, … more

Some Arapahoe County officials 'concerned with constitutionality' of mask order

After a local public health agency voted 5-4 in favor of an order requiring mask-wearing in public places in Adams, Arapahoe and Douglas counties, the governing body of Arapahoe County called into … more

Tri-County Health Department adopts COVID-19 masking order

Tri-County's Board of Health acknowledged that masks have become a political issue but said their value as public health tools mattered more as they narrowly adopted a masking order July 8. In a … more

4th suspect in Andrew Graham murder gets 10-year sentence

After years of court hearings, the last of four original defendants in the fatal 2009 shooting of a 23-year-old Centennial man has been sentenced. Clarissa Jae Lockhart received a 10-year prison … more

State OKs Arapahoe County request for eased virus rules

Gyms, restaurants and houses of worship will see expanded capacity under the state's June 29 approval of Arapahoe County's request for a waiver from Colorado's social distancing limits. more

DA's office releases Centennial police shooting report unusually fast

Two weeks after a suspect was killed by officer gunfire in Centennial, the Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office had not yet confirmed whether the suspect was armed with a weapon or whether he fired a gun … more

Arapahoe County sheriff talks use of force, body cameras in wake of George Floyd unrest

Arapahoe County Sheriff Tyler Brown knows that in the weeks since the killing of George Floyd by a Minneapolis police officer, “there are many people in our community that are hurting." more

DA report: Arapahoe County deputy justified in January shooting

An Arapahoe County sheriff's deputy was justified in shooting a man whom authorities caught in a stolen vehicle at an east Centennial-area apartment complex, a report by the district attorney's … more

Arapahoe County seeks relaxation of some pandemic limits

Pointing to a slowing rate of added COVID-19 cases per day — and what the county called “ample hospital capacity” — Arapahoe County has asked the state public-health department for permission … more

Report: Arapahoe County deputy justified in fatal Centennial shooting

A woman who appeared to be the girlfriend of a man fatally shot by an Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office deputy told an investigator that the man would have “definitely shot the cop if he had the … more

Arapahoe County may push to loosen rules on malls, restaurants, movie theaters

Like numerous other counties across Colorado, Arapahoe County may apply to tweak the state's pandemic-fueled restrictions on businesses, a county public health official announced during a June 4 … more

Suspect dead after officer-involved shooting in Centennial

A suspect was killed by officer gunfire and two deputies were unharmed after an incident at a Days Inn hotel in central Centennial on Thursday. more

Class of 2020, Arapahoe County: Together, apart

Part of a series on the graduating class of 2020. more
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