.....Advertisement.....
.....Advertisement.....

Local News

  • Sheriff's Calls

     

    The tracks of their fears

  • Fugitive that eluded authorities in South Jeffco arrested

    A man wanted by the Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office that eluded capture Thursday night in South Jeffco has been arrested.

    David Shane Gosik, 34, was being sought by authorities in connection with several charges in Douglas and Arapahoe counties. He was arrested May 19 at the Pebble Creek apartment complex near West Hampden Avenue and South Harlan Street.

  • Fire engulfs home in Littleton

    Fire engulfed a home on South Rapp Street in Littleton on May 14. 

    Littleton firefighters received the call about a house on fire at 5868 S. Rapp St., near Arapahoe Community College, about 4:13 p.m. 

    "When we turned the corner, we saw there was flames," said Bethany Stuhlman, who was one of the first people to see the house on fire.

  • Littleton City Council denies request for development moratorium

    A proposal by a group of Littleton residents to place a moratorium on any residential rezoning that would increase density and traffic failed to win approval from the City Council. 

    The proposal, presented to the City Council by resident John Watson on May 7, would have placed a moratorium until Jan. 1, 2014, on any rezoning request, land-use approval application, building permit or any other permit that would increase residential density and traffic.

  • Commissioners divided on EDC's request for more funds

    With budget discussions under way for next year, Jeffco’s county commissioners are hearing from all quarters about the need for more funding. 

    One group seeking more taxpayer dollars, the Jefferson County Economic Development Corp., made its pitch again last week. Yet it was the commissioners who ended up doing most of the talking.

    Commissioner Don Rosier asked members of the EDC to attend last week’s commissioners meeting to continue discussions about funding for the economic-development group’s new Forward Jeffco initiative. 

  • Sheriff's Calls

     

    Hay!

  • Wife suspected of stabbing husband to death in South Jeffco

    A South Jeffco woman is suspected of fatally stabbing her husband on Monday and then turning the knife on herself, according to the Jeffco Sheriff's Office.

    Michael Schreiber, 69, died Monday after being stabbed at 7835 W. Ontario Place in the Columbine West neighborhood, according to the Sheriff's Office. His wife, Sandra Lee Schreiber, 59, is a suspect in the crime.

    The Sheriff's Office had initially described the incident a domestic double stabbing.  

  • Arrests made in identity theft ring

    Several people have been arrested in connection with an alleged identity theft ring in Jeffco and Denver, and four suspects remain at large.
    District Attorney Peter Weir announced Wednesday that a Jeffco grand jury had issued a 156-count indictment against 11 people alleged to be members of the ID theft ring.  
    The ring is accused of stealing almost $26,000 from residents and businesses between April 2012 and last January.

  • Mental Health First Aid class offers skills, strategies to help those in need

    The Jefferson Center for Mental Health will offer an innovative Mental Health First Aid class, which provides community members the tools to be a first responder of another sort.

  • Commissioners approve apartments at Belleview, Simms

    A proposed residential development in South Jeffco is set to create up to 290 multifamily apartment homes in a gated community at West Belleview Avenue and South Simms Street. 

    Jeffco’s county commissioners voted 3-0 to rezone 14 acres from an agricultural designation to planned development to let the Belleview Village project proceed. About a dozen people from surrounding neighborhoods, some representing homeowner groups, spoke against the proposal.