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  1. Two teenagers charged in Lakewood Uber shooting, Denver Lyft carjackingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 19 | Denver Post

    A 13-year-old boy and an 18-year-old man have been charged related to a June shooting of an Uber driver in Lakewood, officials announced Thursday. Quartez Smith, 18, and a juvenile who has not been named have each been charged with numerous felonies, according to a Jefferson and Gilpin Counties District Attorney news release.

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  2. Hours-long Lakewood standoff ends with man deadRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 15 | Denver Post

    Police in Lakewood say they tried to negotiate with a man barricaded inside an apartment unit for more than 12 hours before the man apparently killed himself. Police spokesman Ty Countryman says officers were called Saturday to the Ashford Belmar Apartments on reports of a domestic violence incident involving a weapon.

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  3. Proposed RTD fare increases, including to the cost of an A-Line ticket, get public hearingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 11 | Denver Post

    Starting next week, the Regional Transportation District will host eight open houses throughout the metro area to present potential changes to bus and train-line fares that would take effect in 2019. The meetings will start with a get-together in Boulder on Monday evening and wrap up with an open house in Thornton on July 26. There will also be meetings in Englewood , Lakewood , Montbello , Aurora , South Denver , and downtown Denver .

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  4. Cherry Creek Arts Festival shows off local talent through Emerging Artist ProgramRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 7 | Denver Post

    DENVER JULY 7: Lakewood-based painter Keith Oelschlager, left, explains how he identifies, photographs and then paints his work while talking with Emma McDuff, lower right, 14, and her father Mahlon McDuff, far right, both of Denver, during the Cherry Creek Arts Festival in Denver's Cherry Creek North Shopping District. Oelschlager is an art teacher at Arvada West High School and is one of five Emerging Artists selected by the festival to exhibit work this year; his paintings can be found at festival booth #E4.

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  5. World Series of Poker's main event kicks off in Las VegasRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 2 | Denver Post

    People walk by a sign during the first day of the World Series of Poker main event Monday, July 2, 2018, in Las Vegas. Frank Muir, of Tampa, Florida, competes during the first day of the World Series of Poker main event Monday, July 2, 2018, in Las Vegas.

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  6. U.S. Marshal finds remains of missing Jeffco parolee in car trunkRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 2 | Denver Post

    While on a search for a parole absconder, a U.S. Marshal called Jefferson County sheriff's deputies and reported a terrible odor coming from the trunk of a car, authorities say. As it turned out, a body discovered inside the trunk was that of Dean Clark Wallis, the missing parolee, according to Mark Techmeyer, spokesman for the sheriff's department.

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  7. Colorado stocks show big gains despite a choppy second quarterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 29 | Denver Post

    The drum beats of a trade war put global stock markets on edge during the second quarter, but that didn't prevent several Colorado stocks from posting double-digit gains. The Bloomberg Colorado index, a price-weighted basket of 67 stocks based in Colorado, rose 14.1 percent in the second quarter.

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  8. Golden doctor who allegedly sold oxycodone prescriptions for cash arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 28 | Denver Post

    A 48-year-old Golden doctor has been indicted for allegedly committing a variety of billing scams including selling oxycodone for cash and billing insurance companies for office visits that never happened, including one in which his patient was in another country. John Van Wu was arrested Thursday after he was indicted for violations of the Controlled Substances Act, mail fraud and falsification of records , according to a news release by Jeffrey Dorschner, spokesman for U.S. Attorney Bob Troyer.

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  9. Proposed 1,000-person homeless project in Lakewood hit with major setback in federal courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 28 | Denver Post

    Judge says federal agency did not act improperly in turning down Colorado Coalition for the Homeless' application to acquire 59 acres near Federal Center An overview of the second phase of the development plan for the the 59-acre federal parcel in Lakewood, showing permanent structures. The long-running legal saga over a homeless community proposed for surplus federal land in Lakewood took another twist this week when a federal judge ruled that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services acted properly when earlier this year it denied a homeless advocacy group's attempt to acquire the property .

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  10. Sarah Huckabee Sanders getting kicked out of a restaurant for her...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 26 | Denver Post

    Sarah Huckabee Sanders getting kicked out of a restaurant for her political beliefs isn't the same as a gay couple being denied a wedding cake You may have heard the news over the weekend about Sarah Huckabee Sanders being asked to leave a Virginia restaurant because of her political ideologies and, if you live in Colorado, thought to yourself, "HuhIsn't that the same situation that happened at the Masterpiece Cakeshop?" The owner of the Lakewood bakery declined to bake a cake for gay couple based on religious beliefs, which led to formal complaints to the Colorado Civil Rights Commission and a federal lawsuit.

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  11. Supreme Court defends Liberty, scolds Civil Rights CommissionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 25 | Denver Post

    JUNE 4: Baker Jack Phillips, owner of Masterpiece Cakeshop, hugging one of his employees in his Lakewood shop after the U.S. Supreme Court voted 7-2 in his favor saying his religious beliefs did not violate Colorado's anti-discrimination law after refusing to make a wedding cake for a same-sex couple . June 4, 2018 Lakewood, Colorado.

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  12. Chatfield swim park closure has Bear Creek Lake Park bracing for record crowdsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2018 | Denver Post

    Beachgoers on the sands of Soda Lakes at Bear Creek Lake Park in Lakewood, Colorado on July 1, 2015. The park is expecting more visitors this summer with the temporary closure of Chatfield State Park.

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  13. Bat tests positive for rabies in LakewoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2018 | Denver Post

    A bat discovered near Morrison Road and Wadsworth Boulevard in Lakewood on Wednesday was the first bat that tested positive for rabies in Jefferson County this year, authorities say. Although no people were exposed to the bat, one dog was exposed, according to Ashley Moore, spokeswoman for Jefferson County Public Health.

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  14. Man shot after two robbers slip into his car at Lakewood 7-ElevenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2018 | Denver Post

    Two men climbed into the back seat of a car parked outside a Lakewood convenience store early Wednesday morning and then robbed the car owner after he climbed back into his Honda and drove away, police say. Saher Suleiman, 38, of Lakewood was in stable condition at St. Anthony Hospital on Wednesday, according to a news release by the Lakewood Police Department.

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  15. Man who killed delinquent Lakewood drug client gets life sentenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2018 | Denver Post

    A career criminal who lured a drug customer to a convenience store to settle a bad debt was sentenced to life in prison Wednesday for stabbing the man to death. Lawrence Arellano, 40, was sentenced in Jefferson County District Court for first-degree murder after deliberation and conspiracy to commit murder for the January 2017 stabbing death of James Miller.

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  16. Jeffco organization to close its 22-bed homeless shelter this weekend in face of budget troublesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2018 | Denver Post

    The Action Center, which provides food, housing and emergency services to 20,000 people in Jefferson County annually, announced Tuesday that it will suspend its shelter program starting this weekend due to budget constraints. The 50-year-old nonprofit runs a 22-bed homeless shelter on West Colfax Avenue in Lakewood, which provided nearly 6,250 nights of shelter in 2017.

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  17. Lakewood kindergarten teacher who started in 1959 hosted a party to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2018 | Denver Post

    Former classmates Lynda Hendricks, left, Darien O'Brien, and Hendrick's mother Barbara, right, look at an old kindergarten class photo from 1967. Anne Farrar taught in Jefferson County Schools for more than 20 years and hosts a reunion gathering for her former students at the Lakewood Elks Lodge on June 9, 2018 in Lakewood.

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  18. Man with seven prior felony convictions found guilty of murder in Lakewood stabbingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2018 | Denver Post

    A man with seven prior felony convictions was found guilty of first-degree murder in a fatal stabbing in a Lakewood convenience store parking lot. Lawrence Arellano, 50, was convicted by a Jefferson County jury Thursday in the fatal stabbing of James Miller, according to the Jefferson County district attorney's office.

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  19. Lakewood police release clues in fatal daylight shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2018 | Denver Post

    Lakewood police have released videos and photographs of a maroon SUV in hopes of identifying two suspects in a fatal daylight shooting in a Lakewood neighborhood last week. Ocampo-Plascencia was walking along the street when the SUV pulled up next to him.

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  20. Where does Colorado baker Jack Phillips' religious freedom end and...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2018 | Denver Post

    Baker Jack Phillips, owner of Masterpiece Cakeshop, manages his shop Monday, June 4, 2018, in Lakewood, Colo., after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that he could refuse to make a wedding cake for a same-sex couple because of his religious beliefs did not violate Colorado's anti-discrimination law. Baker Jack Phillips, owner of Masterpiece Cakeshop, left, is hugged by a man Monday, June 4, 2018, in Lakewood, Colo., after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that he could refuse to make a wedding cake for a same-sex couple because of his religious beliefs did not violate Colorado's anti-discrimination law.

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