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Heroin Impact Project to target drug dealers

James “Sandy” Winnefeld, a retired Navy admiral, lost his son, a University of Denver student, to an overdose of fentanyl-laced heroin last September. His story gained widespread attention … more

Alleged burglar on the run shot by Westminster motorcycle cop

An alleged burglary at 103rd and Dover in Westminster ended with one man shot by a Westminster Police officer on 92nd and Fenton St., just north of the Brunswick Lanes Bowling alley. Westminster … more

Dents still show on anniversary of major hail storm

A year ago, the most damaging hailstorm in state history struck the Denver metro area.   The western end of town, along the Colfax corridor seemed to received the worst of the damage, … more

Celebrating Arbor Day

What does it mean to be a Tree City USA? The Arbor Day Foundation's Tree City USA program began in 1976. Since then, more than 3,400 communities across the U.S. have become a Tree City. In Colorado, … more

Session delivers bills on transportation, pension reform

In a work season buoyed up by unforeseen revenue, Colorado lawmakers passed a deal to put more money toward the state's deep transportation needs, gave the green light to a last-minute compromise on … more

Big names take stage at Arapahoe Republican Assembly

Politicians with household names played up Arapahoe County as an area of dire electoral importance for Republicans at a state and even national level at an event to nominate candidates for county and … more

Former gang member appointed to Denver's crime prevention commission

A former gang member and Denver native has been appointed by Mayor Michael Hancock to serve on Denver’s Crime Prevention and Control Commission. Leo Alirez, from the Denver Inner City Parish, … more

For homeless people, the streets, and the laws, are often gray areas

To Englewood police Sgt. Tracy Jones, the homeless situation on the city’s central streets is a row of stops — the light-rail station, the library, the Englewood Trolley bus route, the Walmart, … more
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