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Officer-involved Arapahoe Road shooting ruled justified

The use of force when deputies fatally shot Allen Fanning, an 18-year-old who fled the scene of a reported domestic violence incident Nov. 15, was legally justified, the 18th Judicial District … more

One month in, state GOP vice chair pulls Sullivan recall effort

With one month down and one to go, the Colorado Republican Party's vice chair has ended her effort to remove state Rep. Tom Sullivan from office, saying the party will instead focus on other recalls … more

Thousands of pages in evidence under review in STEM shooting case

The older suspect charged in the STEM School Highlands Ranch shooting case appeared before a judge for a brief hearing June 7 in a courtroom filled with supporters of Kendrick Castillo's parents, … more

Colorado communities rally following shooting; mental health resources abound

In the aftermath of tragedy, mental health experts point to resources and encourage the community to stay resilient. “We are strong. Colorado is strong,” said Dr. Sarah Davidon, research director … more

Kendrick Castillo: ‘He was the perfect son’

On her first Mother’s Day without her only child, Maria Castillo mustered the strength to get out of bed and into the shower, where she wept.  In the kitchen, eight teenage boys and girls, friends of her son, cooked her breakfast. They added items to a bench, a makeshift shrine, with a few of her son’s favorite things: Dr. Seuss’ “Oh, the Places You’ll Go” and Shel Silverstein’s “The Giving Tree.” A pair of lab safety glasses. A pocket-sized, dark-green Jeep — the same color and model as the one parked in the driveway. more

STEM School students walk out of shooting vigil amid frustration

A vigil that brought politicians, activists and several hundred students and parents to Highlands Ranch High School after the nearby STEM School shooting devolved into chaos and chants, with many students expressing frustration with the event’s political overtones on gun policy. more

'Our STEM family is hurting'

It was a letter he hoped he would never have to send. "This is an incredibly difficult letter for me to write to you," Douglas County School District Superintendent Thomas Tucker wrote in an email to … more

Multiple students injured, one killed in shooting at STEM School in Highlands Ranch

Eight students were wounded and one was killed in a shooting at STEM High School in Highlands Ranch on Tuesday afternoon, according to the Douglas County Sheriff's Office. The two suspects were in custody. more

Area students speak in threat aftermath

As the threat of violence kept students across Colorado from attending school on April 17, Colorado Community Media reached out to students in and around Jefferson County, ground zero for one of the … more

‘I feel like Daniel is walking with me’

Ask Tom Mauser about his shoes. Mauser’s son Daniel was killed at Columbine High School in 1999. In the years that followed, Mauser became an outspoken advocate for stronger gun laws. And through … more

‘It had a big impact on my life’

Patrick Neville was a 15-year-old sophomore at Columbine High School when two armed students walked into the building and killed 13 people, then themselves. He was on school grounds but outside when … more

Man sentenced to 42 years for Centennial murder

Nicholas Locascio was handed a 42-year sentence on Feb. 15 after pleading guilty to second-degree murder in the shooting of a wholesale electrical supply business employee in Centennial in 2017, … more

Father of slain deputy thanks 'biggest, strongest family'

If last February’s memorial service for slain Adams County Deputy Heath Gumm memorialized the man, a January vigil held to mark the one year anniversary of his death was about the community he left behind. more

Man dies of gunshot wounds in Centennial area

A 48-year-old man died of multiple gunshot wounds and was found in an outside area in unincorporated Arapahoe County on Jan. 18, according to the Arapahoe County Coroner’s Office. Mark Daniel … more

Suspect shot near Swedish Medical Center in Englewood

One suspect was shot by police and taken to an area hospital, and a second suspect was taken into custody after Englewood police responded to a parking garage near Swedish Medical Center the morning … more

Links between schools go beyond geography

Arapahoe High School's location across a county line and in another school district matters little to Douglas County School District staff and students. In the wake of the Dec. 13 shooting that … more
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