Denver County Newswire

Denver County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Denver County, CO.

Results 1 - 20 of 96 in Denver County, CO

  1. Ten Things You Should Know About Denver WeatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 7 | Denver Westword

    ... recently, we hit negative-25 degrees back in December 1990, tied for our second-coldest reading on record. Denver County has seen seventeen tornadoes since 1950. The most recent was an EF-1 (short for Enhanced Fujita) tornado back in 2015. They're ...

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  2. Custom home off Parker Road in Denver County offers more than 7,600 square feetRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 1 | Denver Post

    The 7,600-square-foot home at 2023 S. Chester Court in Denver County was built in 2007 by custom builder Jim Latsis. Functional size in a home is a matter of how many square feet of finished space it delivers, but also the bedroom-bath count.

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  3. Denver Sheriff's Department to consider bringing back in-person...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 29 | Denver Post

    ... bringing back in-person visitation for some inmates at the Van Cise-Simonet Detention Center downtown and the Denver County Jail. The sheriff's department replaced in-person visitation with video visitation in 2005 following incidents involving ...

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  4. Suspect in Boulder robbery, assault to be prosecuted in Iowa firstRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 20 | Daily Camera

    Prosecutors say it might be a while before the suspect in a robbery and assault at the North Boulder Recreation Center this month sees the inside of a Boulder County courtroom, if he ever does. Police identified Blake Newton, 23, as the suspect in the armed robbery of a woman on Nov. 6 after she left the recreation center located at 3170 Broadway.

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  5. Denver finalizes $4.65 million settlement for family of inmate killed in 2015 by sheriff's deputiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2017 | Denver Post

    The reverend Timothy E. Tyler speaks during a press conference to discuss the death of Michael Marshall, while he was detained at the Denver County Jail in November. The event was held on Friday, Jan. 8, 2016.

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  6. A year after getting raise, El Paso County DA seeks pay hike for staffRead the original story

    Nov 9, 2017 | The Gazette

    ... The highest-paid Colorado district attorney at the time was Mitch Morrissey, who previously headed the Denver County office and was paid $219,000. May, the top prosecutor in El Paso and Teller counties, said Thursday his employees' pay lags behind ...

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  7. Email Letters: November 9, 2017Read the original story

    Nov 9, 2017 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    ... up and supported some worthwhile tax initiatives for schools and public safety by a substantial margin. In Denver County, seven tax initiatives were approved as well for public safety, transportation, libraries, hospitals, parks and cultural ...

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  8. It's Election Day in Colorado. Here's what you need to know.Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2017 | Denver Post

    An election judge collects ballots from drive-up voters in front of the Denver Elections Division offices on Nov. 4, 2013. It's Election Day in Colorado, and there are contests in all but six of the state's 64 counties.

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  9. Turnout for Colorado's 2017 elections has been low thus far, with...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2017 | Denver Post

    ... for off-year elections is typically much smaller than during a presidential election year. Dillard said the Denver County Clerk and Recorder's Office has seen an uptick in ballots returned on the Monday before Election Day and on Election Day ...

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  10. Suspensions overturned for two Denver deputies involved in Michael Marshall jail deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2017 | Denver Post

    The reverend Timothy E. Tyler speaks during a press conference to discuss the death of Michael Marshall, while he was detained at the Denver County Jail in November. The event was held on Friday, Jan. 8, 2016.

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  11. Aurora police lieutenant on leave after DUI arrest in DenverRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2017 | Denver Post

    An Aurora Police Department officer is on paid administrative leave after he was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving last month in Denver. Lt. Leland Silver, 47, was charged with driving under the influence and careless driving on Oct. 16 after a Denver Police Department officer found him passed out behind the wheel of his car at the intersection of West Colfax Avenue and North Bannock Street, according to a summons in Denver County Courts.

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  12. Denver to Pay $4.65M, Change Policies Over Michael Marshall Jail DeathRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2017 | Denver Westword

    ... full-time positions for on-site mental health providers at the Van Cise-Simonet Detention Center and the Denver County Jail for twenty-four hours a day/seven days per week (one position per facility). These positions will be filled by nurses who are ...

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  13. Horse feathers to 5280 magazine's handicapping of Colorado governor's raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2017 | The Gazette

    ... in either party. Barlock political experience was being the co-chairman of Donald Trump's campaign in Denver County last year. He raised $4,332 last quarter (and spent $3,078). Stapleton got in the race seven business days before the last quarter ...

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  14. Archives as MuseRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2017 | Washington Park Profile

    ... at Archives as Muse, a one night program on October 26th. This public program, moderated by Rick Griffith, Denver County Commissioner for Public Art and Culture and Director of MATTER, will feature new and inspired work from archives and on-stage ...

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  15. Second judge rules Denver can't ban drug users from parks without hearingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2017 | Denver Post

    ... Civil Liberties Union of Colorado Legal Director. Robbins' Wednesday ruling follows a similar conclusion by a Denver County judge , who dismissed charges against Holm in February, prompting the city to appeal to the District Court. Holm faced a year ...

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  16. A choice to halt school choiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2017 | Denver Post

    Every two years, it's election time! Sharp policy debates. Hidden money. Up-close and personal insults.

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  17. After being slammed two years ago, Denver nonprofit for disabled has cleaned up, auditor saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2017 | Denver Post

    ... protocols regarding how it can spend city mill levy funds, according to the follow-up audit. Also, the Denver County Human Services Department, which contracts with the nonprofit for disability services, hired a full-time internal auditor to monitor ...

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  18. SBA loans hit record highRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2017 | Colorado Springs Business Journal

    ... [206] for El Paso County businesses but for a smaller amount [$89.7 million]. El Paso County trailed only Denver County, which had 287 7(a) loans for $135 million. In Colorado, total SBA guaranteed loans numbered 1,758 worth $902 million, topping ...

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  19. Colorado Man Sues Over Lottery Scam Involving Sugar Land BusinessmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2017 | Houston Press

    ... the fallout from their scheme continues, this time with a lawsuit against Colorado Lottery. Filed last week in Denver County District Court by Amir Massihzadeh, the suit claims that Massihzadeh is owed a bigger payout because he shouldn't have had ...

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  20. Denver renters facing eviction soon could receive financial aid -...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2017 | Denver Post

    ... and a landlord-tenant guide that spells out rights of both tenants and landlords in Denver. Since 2001 in Denver County, about 80 percent of 93,000 eviction filings resulted in the renter moving out, according to that study, which was by the ...

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