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Tuesday Aug 26 | Denver Post

Motorcycle driver killed in Aurora crash identified

Derek Dahl, 40, died of multiple injuries in a motor vehicle accident , according to the Arapahoe County Coroner's Office.

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Related Topix: Aurora, CO

Tuesday Aug 26 | Denver Post

Flash flood watch posted Tuesday includes Colorado Springs

Heavy rains are possible Tuesday afternoon in widespread portions of Colorado and rains could bring flooding to some areas including eastern Arapahoe and Adams counties.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Flood, Colorado Springs, CO, Colorado

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Denver Post

Feedback sought on toll lane for C-470 between I-25 and Wadsworth

Late afternoon traffic makes its way down C-470 near South Wadsworth Boulevard in the Littleton area on Aug. 20. The Colorado Department of Transportation is looking at expanding C-470 between Interstate 25 and Wadsworth.

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Related Topix: Littleton, CO, Centennial, CO, Douglas County, CO

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Denver Post

Englewood police arrest man suspected in a fatal high-speed collision

Englewood police have arrested a 25-year-old man for investigation of vehicular homicide in the death of an 87-year-old man following a high-speed collision Friday night.

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Related Topix: Englewood, CO

Thu Aug 21, 2014

KOLD-TV Tucson

Prisoner freed 90 years early appeals sentence

A Colorado convict sent back to prison after being mistakenly released 90 years early says it was cruel and unusual punishment to put him back behind bars after he reformed his life.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

CBS Local

Mother Of Littleton Murder Suspect Says He Was 'Jealous'

A man wanted for killing his ex-girlfriend's roommate in Littleton last week is now in custody and his mother said he was jealous and glad he was found.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Littleton, CO

Tue Aug 19, 2014

TheDenverChannel

Brothers sentenced after armed gay bar encounter

Two brothers have been sentenced for harassing patrons of a gay bar, pointing a gun at an officer, and then leading police on a high-speed chase on Colorado Blvd. earlier this year.

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Related Topix: Denver, CO, Glendale, CO, Prison

Mon Aug 18, 2014

TheDenverChannel

Closure leaves dry cleaner's customers in lurch

Customers who have been loyally patronizing Village Dry Cleaners in Aurora are beginning to wonder if they'll ever get their clothes back.

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Related Topix: Aurora, CO

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Fox News

Gunman in fatal Colorado school shooting deemed not a threat months before

A teen who fatally shot another student at his suburban Denver high school last year had been deemed "not a high-level of threat" after shouting a death threat against his debate coach three months earlier, according to documents obtained by The Associated Press.

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Related Topix: Libraries, Education Etc.

SanLuisObispo.com

APNewsBreak: Teen gunman deemed not a high threat

In this Jan. 7, 2014 file photo, Arapahoe High School students exit their school for lunch break on the first day of classes since a fatal Dec. 13, 2013 shooting on campus, in Centennial, Colo.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Libraries

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Arapahoe High gunman was deemed not a high threat

Arapahoe High School students exit their school for lunch break on the first day of classes since a fatal Dec. 13, 2013 shooting on campus, in Centennial, Colo.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Littleton, CO, Libraries

Journal-Advocate

Prisons chief orders review after 6th inmate killed

Two men serving lengthy prison sentences for murder and attempted murder are accused in the Monday murder of an inmate at the Sterling Correctional Facility, authorities say.

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Related Topix: Prison, Violent Crime, State Prisons, Sterling Correctional Facility

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Denver Post

Arapahoe County pioneering use of new vote verification system

Arapahoe County is piloting a vote-checking system this week that promises to raise the level of confidence in the accuracy of election results in Colorado.

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Related Topix: Littleton, CO, Mathematics, Science, Boulder County, CO

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Denver Post

Colorado prisons chief orders Sterling review after 6th inmate killed

Two men serving lengthy prison sentences for murder are suspected in a murder Monday of an inmate at Sterling Correctional Facility, authorities say.

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Related Topix: Prison, Violent Crime, State Prisons, Sterling Correctional Facility

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Courthouse News Service

Despicable Conduct

A Colorado man was convicted of posing as an immigration doctor to gain access to a 9-year-old girl's home and sexually assault her.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Prison, Law

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Holmes lawyers renew bid to ID source of news leak

Attorneys for Colorado theater shooting defendant James Holmes renewed their attempt to find out who leaked information about a "critical piece of evidence" to a reporter, or to weaken prosecutors' case if the source can't be identified.

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Related Topix: Death Penalty, Opinion

Mon Aug 11, 2014

CW2 Colorado KWGN-TV

Mrachek Middle School in Aurora evacuated; pipe bomb might have detonated overnight

Students and staff at Mrachek Middle School were evacuated Monday morning after reports a pipe bomb might have been detonated overnight.

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Related Topix: Aurora, CO

Fri Aug 08, 2014

Denver Post

Littleton middle school teacher charged with sexual assault

Joel H. Fischer, 45, a teacher at Euclid Middle School, was charged with sexual assault on a child by one in a position of trust.

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Related Topix: Littleton, CO

Thu Aug 07, 2014

Reuters

'Immigration doctor' convicted of sexually assaulting nine-year-old Colorado girl

A Colorado man who posed as an immigration doctor to gain access to the home of a Vietnamese family was convicted on Thursday of sexually assaulting a 9-year-old girl inside the residence, prosecutors said.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

Washington Times

Man convicted of posing as doctor to rape child

An Arapahoe County jury has convicted a man of posing as an immigration doctor to sexually assault a 9-year-old Vietnamese girl nearly four years ago.

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