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  • Crise trial underway in South Jeffco murder

    The ex-wife of a man charged with first-degree murder in the death of Samuel Addison Stewart testified on Friday that she found a bullet in her bedroom, which sits above the garage of her home.

    Nancy Crise, the ex-wife of Kenneth Crise, also testified that she reset Kenneth’s cell phone. She told Deputy District Attorney Jed Greenblatt that she didn’t close Kenneth’s Facebook account and couldn’t recall doing anything else he asked after May 1, 2017, the date Stewart, 26, died.

  • Judge denies unsupervised visits for Eastwood

    The man who shot a high-powered rifle at Deer Creek Middle School, injuring two students, will not be allowed temporary, unsupervised visits from the Colorado Mental Health Institute in Pueblo.

  • Gunshot sounds in Ken Caryl turn out to be faulty generator

    The sounds heard on Feb. 23 in Ken Caryl that were thought to be gunshots turned out to be made by a faulty generator.

    The Jeffco Sheriff’s Office “determined the cause of the sounds to be a malfunctioning generator located on the roof of the Safeway shopping center building in the 12000 block of West Ken Caryl Avenue,” according to a news release. “Safeway has been very cooperative throughout our investigation and is currently taking steps to fix the problem.”

    Residents also reported hearing the same sounds Friday morning.

  • JCSO searching for suspects in coffee shop arson

    The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office is looking for two suspects accused of lighting chairs on fire and shooting guns outside of Tomari’s Coffee across the street from Tiny Town in late January.

    The suspects were caught on surveillance video lighting furniture on fire outside of the Morrison coffee shop around 7 p.m. Jan. 31. Before putting out the flames, the video shows the men shooting their guns at the ignited furniture.

  • JCSO searching for suspects in coffee shop arson

    The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office is looking for two suspects accused of lighting chairs on fire and shooting guns outside of Tomari’s Coffee in late January.
    The suspects were caught on surveillance video lighting furniture on fire outside of the Morrison coffee shop around 7 p.m. Jan. 31. Before putting out the flames, the video shows the men shooting their guns at the ignited furniture.

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  • Chatfield students relishing chance to work on projects for NASA

    Have you ever wondered what astronauts do about trash? Or how they keep track of their belongings in a microgravity environment?

    These are legitimate problems NASA astronauts at the International Space Station face, and they are ones Chatfield Senior High School students aimed to solve through the HUNCH — high school students united with NASA to create hardware — program.

  • Morrison continuing strict enforcement of noise ordinance

    Noise has been a longstanding concern for the town of Morrison. After years of focusing on noise at Red Rocks Park and Amphitheatre, the town is now cracking down on noisy vehicles.

    The Morrison Police Department plans to strictly enforce the town’s current noise ordinance with a focus on the noise generated by vehicles and motorcycles.

  • Morrison residents voice concerns about board executive sessions

    Some Morrison residents are displeased with the Morrison Town Board’s decision to hold regular executive sessions to discuss the pending Red Rocks Ranch development.

  • Bill to allow permitless concealed carry passes Colorado Senate

    Roughly two weeks after state House Democrats rejected three gun control bills that would have allowed — among other things — concealed weapons in schools, the Republican-controlled state Senate passed a bill last Thursday that would allow Coloradans to carry concealed weapons without a permit.