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The white car a suspect was driving at the time he was boxed in by Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office deputy cars before being shot after not complying with deputies’ commands Nov. 15, according to the sheriff’s office. Deputies pursued the suspect to the corner of East Arapahoe Road and South Dayton Street at about 9:15 a.m. after a reported domestic disturbance, and they saw him reach for what was believed to be a firearm, according to the sheriff’s office.

Suspect shot and killed, deputy injured on Arapahoe Road in Centennial area

A suspect is dead and three deputies are on paid leave after deputies opened fire on the suspect in Arapahoe County after he fled the scene of a reported domestic violence incident Nov. 15, according to the Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office.
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Trial date set for suspect in Elbert County teacher's death

Dan Pesch, the man facing first-degree murder charges in the 2010 death of Kiowa High School teacher Randy Wilson, is scheduled to go on trial on March 25, 2019. The trial is scheduled to last …
Representative-Elect Brianna Titone: Voters elect Brianna Titone to be the first transgender representative to the Colorado House of Representatives, and one of the only trans state legislators in U.S. history.

Titone makes history claiming HD27 seat

History was made in Arvada when the constituents of House District 27 elected Democrat Brianna Titone, the first transgender representative elected to the Colorado House of Representative.

Just two votes separate mayoral candidates in Castle Rock

In the days after the Nov. 6 election, Castle Rock continued to wait to learn who would be the town's first at-large mayor in roughly 30 years. Three days after the polls closed, Randy Reed led …

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Father of Aurora theater shooting victim flips Centennial state House seat

Six years after his son died in a shooting that shook the country, Tom Sullivan is taking his hopes to the Colorado state House, eyeing gun violence and mental health as top issues to tackle. “I …
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The sign at Arapahoe High School in Centennial reads, “Warriors always take care of one another! Good luck in your activities,” on Oct. 4. Two Arapahoe students died by suicide within just days of each other, the school announced in letters to parents.

Arapahoe High School community grieves after students die by suicide

Arapahoe High School staff, parents and students grieved together after two students died by suicide three days apart, Littleton Public Schools officials said. Classes were canceled Oct. 3 and …
Colorado gubernatorial candidates Jared Polis, left, and Walker Stapleton both spoke a tthe Sept. 24 event.

Gubernatorial candidates talk education

School funding, achievement gaps, tax breaks and educating a diverse group of students were all topics Colorado gubernatorial candidates Jared Polis and Walker Stapleton weighed in on Sept. 24 when …
If approved, the $33 million mill levy override will focus on the needs of teachers and students.

Jefferson County schools' mill levy override focuses on bringing classrooms to life

In addition to the $567 million bond Jefferson County Public Schools is seeking to address facility needs within the district, it is also asking voters to approve a $33 million mill levy override …
School crisis expert Dr. Scott Poland talks to residents of the south metro Denver area about teen suicide prevention and parenting in the digital age. Hosted by three Douglas County organizations, the special event took place Sept. 19 at the Family Resource Pavilion in east Centennial.

Nationally recognized expert offers insight on parenting challenges

Following the 1999 mass shooting at Columbine High School in Littleton, Dr. Scott Poland visited the school to console members of the grieving community. He did the same after the Feb. 14 school …

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Jeffco school district to seek a bond and mill levy this November

The Jefferson Public Schools Board of Education went three for three at its Aug 23 meeting, voicing support for a statewide school funding measure, and also deciding to go for county tax increases as …
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Shoppers at the entrance to the Sears at 7001 S. University Blvd. on Oct. 22 in The Streets at SouthGlenn shopping center. The store has run for decades in the location in Centennial, first as part of the former Southglenn Mall. It’s set to close along with 76 other Sears locations nationwide near the end of the year, bringing the total of full Sears stores in Colorado to just seven, according to the company’s website.

Centennial Sears to close after decades

About six decades ago, a young Sue Rosser and her sisters would eagerly await the arrival of the Sears catalog. The Christmas toy catalog was the most anticipated, a dog-eared window into the …
James Goodchild stands at the entrance of Lights Out! Escape Rooms and Social Lounge. Although horror-themed, the venue is not a haunted house and emphasis is put on solving the puzzles, rather than scare factor.

Quirky combinations are unique attractions for area businesses

The Denver metro area has it all — diverse entertainment in spectacular venues; vast shopping options from big box retail to small, family-owned businesses; and a variety of dining establishments. …
Greg Moss, president and CEO of Metro North Chamber of Commerce, right, visits with Vince Aragon, Thornton’s sponsorship and marketing coordinator, at a VIP breakfast before the official Sept. 27 opening of the new Denver Premium Outlet mall in Thornton.

Celebrating and shopping at new Thornton mall

Every store in the new Denver Premium Outlet might not have been open when developers and city officials cut the ribbon Sept. 27 — but most of them were. “We were actually farther along than we …

Grocery tax's fate undecided in Castle Rock

Castle Rock has implemented a grocery tax on certain food items for more than 20 years, but that era could soon end. The town council took up a lengthy discussion in early September to review the 4 …

From left, Randal Mercer, chief technology officer of CoorsTek, Andreas Schneider, executive vice president of commercial for EMEA, and Johnathan Coors, co-CEO of CoorsTek, celebrate a ribbon cutting for the opening of CoorsTek’s newest research and development center in Uden, The Netherlands.

CoorsTek extends its mark in the world

Golden’s own CoorsTek is talking about thinking both globally and locally to meet its customers’ needs. “We want to be the world leader in engineered ceramic materials manufacturing and …
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