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Man arrested on suspicion of fatal July 4 hit-and-run

The Douglas County Sheriff's Office has announced the arrest of Preston James Dorris, 36, on suspicion of being the motorist who fatally struck cyclist Chuck Vogel in Parker on July 4.
John Castillo addresses Douglas County comissioners alongside wife, Maria, about school security. The couple’s son, Kendrick, was killed in the STEM School Highlands Ranch shooting.

Douglas County commissioners hear school safety recommendations

Numerous key questions remained unanswered following a July 16 meeting in which Douglas County commissioners heard formal recommendations for how to spend $10 million toward school safety, although …
A white vehicle that police believe may be connected to the shooting. The public is asked to call 303-761-7410 if you have any information about the vehicle or the suspects. Photo provided by the Englewood Police Department.

Coroner's office confirms shooting death of 13-year-old in Englewood

The Arapahoe County Coroner's Office has confirmed that a 13-year-old boy was one of the victims in a July 14 shooting in Englewood. The teenager, whose name was not released by the coroner because …
Rogel Lazaro Aguilera-Mederos

I-70 truck driver case sent to district court

Rogel Lazaro Aguilera-Mederos, the truck driver accused of causing the deadly April crash at I-70, will stand trial after a Jefferson County judge determined that prosecutors provided a probable …

A peek into opioid users’ brains as they try to quit

Lying inside a scanner, the patient watched as pictures appeared one by one: A bicycle. A cupcake. Heroin. Outside, researchers tracked her brain’s reactions to the surprise sight of the drug …
News
Following a conviction for the murder of an international student studying at the University of Utah, Austin Jeffrey Boutain has returned to Jefferson County to face charges in the death of a man in …
 The government agency in charge of managing the millions of acres of federal land across the American west will be headquartered in Grand Junction, while Lakewood will see a surge in staff.
Each year, the Westminster Historical Society hosts a historical matchup between the city's own Lightning Bolts and another team from around the region in game of baseball played the old …
Tenants were scheduled to start moving into Westminster’s Eaton Street Apartments on July 15 — the first housing development in the city’s Downtown Westminster project. City officials, …
Life
Latino culture is a vibrant and dynamic one that defies stereotypes and easy categorization, and with the Latino population in the state and country steadily growing, exploring it can be both …
Straight ahead to the right as a visitor walks into Kaleidoscope: A Juried Community Exhibition at the Colorado Gallery of the Arts at Arapahoe Community College is the winning entry: “The Human …
Singer/actor Leonard Barrett Jr. will star as Billy Flynn in productions of “Chicago,” the Kander and Ebb musical about “murder, greed, corruption, violence, exploitation, adultery and …
Coloradans are known for their love of outdoor adventures. Traditionally, these activities take place on solid ground. However, the Denver metro area also offers plenty of high-adrenaline experiences …
Sports
Colorado soccer players have played a role in FIFA Women’s World Cup soccer tournaments from the very beginning. In the recently completed 2019 World Cup in France, former Mountain Vista player …
Thirteen Colorado students were awarded the Evans Scholarship, a full housing and tuition college grant offered to golf caddies, following a final selection interview at Lakewood Country Club in …
James Pinkel, 69, of Centennial, plays pickleball three or four days a week against a variety of players at the Lone Tree Recreation Center. “There are some who show up to really play the game,” …
Katie Berrian didn’t get herself in too much trouble on the golf course this season to test her mental toughness. In fact Berrian, the Regis Jesuit junior who lives in Castle Pines, had an …
Mental health

WATCH: Time to Talk public forum on mental health and families

It's time to talk about mental health. Mothers and mental health advocates talk about how mental illness affects families, and why — and how — we need to talk about it. The free community …

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