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JeffCo hosts "Passport-palooza"
It's currently taking many Americans a longer amount of time than they might expect to get passports before they plan to go on trips outside the country. The Jefferson County Clerk and Recorder's Office hosted its "Passport-palooza" on Tuesday in hopes of expediting the process for some people.This week's event was primarily held for those people who are getting their first passport or getting a new one after their old one had expired more than 5 years ago. "We had a few difficulties understanding what to do, so they directed us to come here so we could do it all in one day and it worked out," said Maame Osei-Fordwell. The event started in the morning inside the county courthouse building, located on 6th Avenue and Johnson Road, and was scheduled to continue through 5 p.m.
Family of man killed at EV charging station demanding answers after no arrest
The family of Adam Fresquez said he didn't deserve to be shot and killed in broad daylight at a Tesla charging station. Edgewater police told Denver7 their investigation is still active.
Free Landfill Day Returns in 2023: What You Need to Know
On June 3, 2023, the second Free Landfill Day will be held at the Republic Services Tower Landfill in Commerce City. Residents can bring bulky items or large quantities of garbage that won't fit in their curbside trash can.
Breaking: NJSP Indicate Interest in Establishing Medevac Station at Lakewood Airport
Although still in very preliminary stages, the NJSP have expressed an interest in establishing a medevac station at Lakewood Airport in the future. The project is still years away though. Lakewood would be required to make numerous infrastructure upgrades to the airport to accommodate it, such as providing the type of fuel needed, as well as building the ability for aircraft to self-serve refuel during off-hours. The site would also need to comply with many other regulations before this could be implemented.
DPS board members propose use of community resource officers instead of SROs
Three Denver Public Schools Board of Education members proposed a new plan Wednesday to bring community resource officers into schools instead of school resource officers.
Headshop in Lakewood scene of nearly six-hour police standoff Saturday
Lakewood Police and West Metro SWAT arrested a woman, Oleksandra Sayre, 34, on Saturday afternoon after a nearly six-hour-long standoff. The woman refused to leave the DaBong Headshop, located at the intersection of West Alameda Avenue and South Kipling Street. Lakewood Police tweeted at 1:07 p.m. that officers were sent...
‘Car surfing’ trend linked to 16-year-old’s death
The Douglas County Sheriff's Office warned residents about "car surfing," which it said led to the death of a teenager after a crash earlier this month.
Colorado retail theft rising: "It's just a free-for-all," says witness
A Denver woman says she was just engaging in some "retail therapy" as she shopped at a Ross Dress for Less store on South Colorado Boulevard just before closing time earlier this month. But as she was checking out, she couldn't believe what happened."It happened really fast. It was really loud and scary," said the shopper, who asked that her name be withheld as she feared retaliation.Three people entered the store, grabbed suitcases and bags from the store and began stuffing them with whatever they could get their hands on. The female shopper said the chaos went on for an...
Police pose for silly picture to highlight serious staffing problem
The city of Wheat Ridge is getting creative to try and attract enough lifeguards to fully staff its three pools.
Chatfield Reservoir a paddler's paradise after water rises 10 feet
Chatfield Reservoir, which straddles Douglas and Jefferson counties, has a different appearance after the spring rain.It looks more like a bayou than a lake located in the middle of Colorado. It's become a paddler's paradise. One woman summed it up, saying, "we can get into all of the trees, there is shade, so we are not out in the sun. It's great."The water level here rose 10 vertical feet in eight days during the month of May.And with it, Park Manager Kris Wahlers says, has come opportunities. "It's opened up a lot of surface areas, acres and a lot of areas within...
One week, 21 shootings in Colorado
DENVER — Twenty-one shooting incidents in Colorado over the seven days from May 29 through June 4, 2022, left a total of six people dead and 15 others injured. 9NEWS compiled those numbers as part of a TEGNA project to understand the human toll of gun violence in a single week. Nationwide, at least 450 people died and at least 900 more were wounded that same week, according to data compiled by the Gun Violence Archive and analyzed by TEGNA station investigative reporters.
Truck and trailer full of Utah couple's belongings stolen in Colorado
DENVER — A Utah couple on the way to a new life and new job in Kansas discovered their truck and trailer full of belongings had been stolen sometime Tuesday morning. Matthew Fuller said his father-in-law parked the red pickup and matching trailer in what he thought was a safe spot in a hotel parking lot near the Denver airport.
Family protests for charges in Edgewater shooting case
EDGEWATER, Colo. — The family of a man killed in an Edgewater shooting earlier this month protested at the police department as well as the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office on Wednesday. Adam Michael Fresquez was shot and killed at a Tesla charging station. The shooting happened at around...
Attention Thieves: A Yeshiva Dorm is Not a Good Target
A burglar attempting to find piles of cash in a yeshiva dorm in Lakewood found himself in jail early this morning. Bochurim heard the intruder, and called police. At 2:10 a.m. Lakewood Shomrim responded to reports of the break-in at the yeshiva’s dormitory. Arriving at the scene in under...
What to know about the phases of Casa Bonita’s opening
While we still don't know when the general public will be allowed inside, we do know the restaurant will open in phases.
Public asked to help find missing teen Sole Cantu, last seen 2 weeks ago in Centennial
The public is being asked to help find a missing teen who was last seen in Centennial two weeks ago. Sole Cantu is 15 years old. She was last seen in Centennial on May 17. Sole is described as 5-foot-1 and 115 pounds, Hispanic with brown hair and brown eyes. The Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office believes that Sole may stay in the local area and is urging anyone with additional information on her whereabouts to come forward to help bring her home safely.If you have any information about Sole or her disappearance, please contact NCMEC at 1-800-THE-LOST (1-800-843-5678) or the Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office at 1-303-795-4711.
CBI issues Senior Alert for 74-year-old man last seen on Memorial Day
A Senior Alert has been issued for a 74-year-old man last seen on Memorial Day in Westminster. Anyone who seems him should contact 911 or the (303) 288-1535.
Pups, Pups, and Prizes: Join us for the Exciting Dog Bed Launch Party at Tivoli Brewing Co!
Attention all dog lovers in Denver! Get ready for an exciting event this weekend at Tivoli Brewing Co. On Saturday, June 3rd at 1:00 pm, join us for the Pups, Pups, and Prizes event celebrating the launch of their brand-new line of dog beds, proudly made right here in Colorado.
2 arrested following shooting involving officers
Two suspects were arrested in Denver after they were allegedly involved in a robbery, a short pursuit and then a shooting with police.
Crews comb through Colorado River for missing kayaker
"There's sort of this feeling like this is a bad dream and we're going to wake up," Elizabeth Bergmann-Harms said. "This can't really be happening."It's the understandable thoughts of Elizabeth Bergmann-Harms and Robert Harms, the mother and father of Ari, the Denver man who was reportedly last seen Sunday getting into an inflatable kayak along the Colorado River. The Grand County Sheriff's Office says a report came in when Ari did not check out of his campground Monday. The sheriff's office found his kayak, but no sign of Ari. "All of our rivers in Colorado are dangerous," said Grand County Sherriff...
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