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Colorado child caseworkers feel vindicated by caseload study
Child protection caseworkers who try to prevent abuse and neglect were the least surprised last week when the state auditor announced that Colorado needs 574 more of them.
Mon Sep 01, 2014
C-470 to reopen soon after being closed near Ken Caryl because of law enforcement activity
Two suspects had been detained for questioning and a search for other possible suspects continued after the road reopened at 7 p.m. Earlier, as traffic backed up, state troopers told drivers that they had to leave the area because of the possibility of shots coming from the nearby ridge, but the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office said on Twitter ... (more)
Colorado public defenders want children out of restraints in court
A 10-year-old boy stands shackled with his mother, left, and his attorney in a Florida court in 2007.
Sun Aug 31, 2014
4 escaped teen inmates arrested in Wheat Ridge
Golden police say four teens who escaped from Lookout Mountain Youth Correction Facility overnight have been arrested in Wheat Ridge.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
Wrongway driver who killed Jefferson County motorcycle deputy gets 6-year sentence
An 83-year-old man who crossed a double yellow line to pass another driver and collided head-on with a Jefferson County sheriff's deputy, killing him, was ordered on Friday to serve six years in a halfway house.
CW2 Colorado KWGN-TV
83-year-old gets 6 years for crash that killed Jefferson County Sheriffa s deputy
An 83-year-old man who caused a crash that killed a Jefferson County sheriff's deputy was sentenced to six years in community corrections Friday.
KRDO-TV Colorado Springs
Driver in crash that killed deputy sentenced
An 83-year-old man who caused a traffic crash that killed a Jefferson County sheriff's deputy has been sentenced to six years in community corrections.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Boulder DA to seek 1 year in prison for Sam Carter in Mapleton elk killing
This Jan. 1, 2013, photo shows officer Sam Carter posing with an elk he shot on Boulder's Mapleton Hill.
Applewood neighborhood in Jefferson County continues to be home to generations
Tens of thousands of people driving along Interstate 70 on the west end of town unknowingly pass a small bit of local history that's maintained its rural roots in the midst of urban development.
Advocates for homeless in Jefferson County see need for day center
Sitting on a bench in a walkway south of Olde Town Arvada known as Snake Park, Terrence Turner talked about working two part-time jobs while homeless and sleeping in the woods around Olde Town.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Bridge linking trail at Evergreen Lake to downtown Evergreen gets final approval
After years of design, fundraising and jurisdictional hurdles, the bridge linking Evergreen Lake trail loop and downtown has the final green light.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Two reported hit by lightning as storm rolls through Denver area
At about 2:45 p.m., Denver Fire dispatched paramedics to the 2800 block of South Federal Boulevard after reports that two men had been struck by lightning.
Colorado judge denies accused terrorist's motion related to Ramadan
A federal judge has denied a motion by accused terrorist Jamshid Muhtorov to be transferred back to the Denver jail after claiming he was sent to another jail because of religious retaliation.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
Court documents outline JeffCo crime spree, sex trafficking case
In an Albuquerque motel, Christopher Sullivan hatched a plan with a 17-year-old girl in which the two would travel the nation selling the teen for sex, starting with their trip to Colorado, newly obtained court documents allege.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Man using cloned ATM cards sought in metro area
Authorities say they are searching for a man linked to multiple fraudulent ATM withdrawals in the Denver metro area from July 1-9.
Coloado House candidate awaits ruling by Jeffco judge for GOP ticket
A judge will decide Thursday whether Republicans will be allowed to field the candidate of their choosing for a Jefferson County House seat in the general election.
Gardens at Columbine set to open facility for seniors with Alzheimer's
An artist's rendering of the new memory-care center at the Gardens of Columbine, near the intersection of West Ken Caryl Avenue and South Platte Canyon Road, shows the north side of the building.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
The Macon Telegraph
Rabbit Fever discovered in Mesa County
The Daily Sentinel reports that there have been no human cases in Mesa County. But residents are warned to avoid dead or sick animals.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Willowcroft development underway in Columbine Valley in Jefferson County
The development will have 41 patio-style homes and one lot for a two-story home built by developer Taylor Morrison on 15 acres at 3600 W. Bowles Ave. Three other homes are already under construction.
CW2 Colorado KWGN-TV
Creative school lunches aim to taste good and be healthy at the same time
In order for kids to do well in school, they need nutritious meals, but it's not always easy to get them on board.