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7 hrs ago | Denver Post

Sullivan charged in armed Jefferson County crime spree

A man accused in an armed Jefferson County crime spree , which was partly televised and included a 17-year-old alleged accomplice, was charged Wednesday with 46 criminal counts.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

Tue Jul 29, 2014

EERE Network News

SunShare to Deliver 4 MW of Renewable Energy Annually in CO

SunShare, a Denver-based community solar company, is currently building solar fields in Jefferson and Adams counties in Colorado that will deliver a cumulative total of 4 megawatts of energy per year into the Xcel Energy electrical grid.

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Related Topix: Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Alternative Energy, United Kingdom, Greater London County, England, Westminster, CO

Denver Post

12 Littleton homes evacuated after suspicious plastic bottle is found

Evacuations for twelve Jefferson County homes were lifted Tuesday morning as officials finished investigating a suspicious device - a plastic bottle - found in Littleton, the sheriff's office said.

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Related Topix: Littleton, CO

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Denver Post

Jefferson County shooting range work group recommends Arvada site

The Jefferson County Board of County Commissioners has asked Jeffco Open Space to contact the city of Arvada to gauge its interest in an outdoor shooting range there run by the county.

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Related Topix: Arvada, CO, Lakewood, CO

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Examiner.com

Service dog trainer arrested for refusing to return abused dog

Julie Noyes, an established service dog trainer currently working with Alert Dogs for Life, LLC, was arrested on Thursday following accusations of stealing a service dog from a disabled child.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

TheDenverChannel

New details in Lookout Mountain chase

JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. - Thousands have watched helicopter video of a tense chase and arrest that ended in the middle of Interstate 70. That 10-minute video, however, only shows the tail end of a two-hour crime spree detailed in newly-released documents.

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Hispanic Business

Fitch Affirms Jefferson County, CO's Open Space Sales Tax Revs at 'AA'; Outlook Stable

The Rating Outlook is Stable. SECURITY The bonds are secured by net sales tax revenues from the county's portion of the permanent half-cent sales tax adopted in 1972 for the acquisition and preservation of open space.

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ABC News

Dramatic Moment When Deputy Pointed Gun at Carjack Suspect

A heavily armed man had been terrorizing motorists on Interstate 70 in Jefferson County, Colorado, Wednesday, an alleged crime spree captured on dramatic helicopter footage.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

CW2 Colorado KWGN-TV

Brave deputy, Good Samaritan talk about stopping armed suspect on dangerous crime spree

If you watched the dramatic video of the crime spree in Jefferson County Wednesday, you saw a man help pin the suspect to the ground after Jefferson County Sheriff's Deputy Fred Haggett took him down by himself.

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Related Topix: Morrison, CO

Denver Post

Judge says West Metro fire election was valid

A judge in Jefferson County has ruled against a lawsuit seeking a new election to fill four spots on the board of the West Metro Fire Protection District.

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Denver Post

Daily Digest: Baby bald eagle dies in Commerce City, plus 9 more stories

A mature eagles watches the young eagle in the nest near E-470 in Commerce City on June 5, 2014.

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Related Topix: Commerce City, CO, Facebook, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Gay/Lesbian

Denver Post

JeffCo Sheriff's Office ID's man allegedly responsible for crime spree

The Jefferson County Sheriff's office has identified a man they say is responsible for a crime spree near Lookout Mountain on Wednesday that included several car hijackings and shots being fired.

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Related Topix: Genesee, CO

WABC-AM New York

Helicopter Footage Shows Colorado Carjacking Scene

An apparent carjacking was caught on camera in Colorado, with motorists rushing to help police subdue an armed suspect.

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WTLV

Armed suspect tackled by deputy after crime spree

MUST SEE VIDEO: Dramatic end in Denver to carjackings, police chase and shots fired.

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Related Topix: Weird

KKTV

Suspect Plows Through Garage, Threatens Drivers With Rifle During Escape Attempt

A man armed with an assault rifle tried to escape law enforcement by driving off in a Colorado Department of Transportation plow.

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TheDenverChannel

Suspects captured after Jeffco carjackings

JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. - Two suspects in an armed carjacking on Lookout Mountain were captured Monday afternoon after a short-lived crime spree.

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Denver Post

Evergreen Golf Course flood-damaged hole remains closed until 2015

A view of Evergreen Golf Course shows a washed-out path and grass overgrowth where the course's 10th hole used to be before it was damaged by floodwaters in September 2013.

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Related Topix: Denver, CO

Wed Jul 23, 2014

TheBlaze.com

News Helicopter Captures the Incredible Moment a Veteran Deputy Draws ...

An armed carjacking suspect led police in Jefferson County, Colorado, on a wild car chase on Wednesday that ended in dramatic fashion in the middle of Interstate 70. A veteran Jefferson County deputy, identified as Deputy Fred Haggett, is seen on video drawing his firearm on the suspect from his moving motorcycle.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News

Windsor Beacon

Crazy carjacking chase ends as motorists tackle driver

A man armed with a rifle and a handgun crashed a stolen SUV through a garage in a Denver suburb, and then attempted to carjack vehicles on a nearby interstate before being tackled by a sheriff's deputy.

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KRDO-TV Colorado Springs

Pueblo county field searched in missing woman investigation

More than a year after she disappeared, police say the search for a missing Denver woman who was last known to be in Pueblo continues.

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Related Topix: Pueblo County, CO, Pueblo, CO

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