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Dave Sanders (credit: Coni Sanders)

Columbine Teacher’s Daughter Tries To Understand What Drives People To Be Violent

Dave Sanders is remembered as a hero who helped students at Columbine High School get away from the gunmen who started shooting inside the school on April 20, 1999.

04/16/2014

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Liquor Store Burglars Caught On Tape

Surveillance cameras at a Jefferson County liquor store caught burglars in the act.

04/15/2014

Ken Hosch, Dave Baldwin (credit: CBS)

Suspect Charged In Deputy’s Death Appears In Court

The suspect charged in the death of a Jefferson County Sheriff’s Sergeant was in court on Friday and advised of the charges.

04/11/2014

OSIRIS-REx spacecraft (credit: Lockheed Martin)

Asteroid Mission Spacecraft Gets Green Light On Design In Colorado

A spacecraft being developed at Lockheed Martin in Colorado is moving forward after its project passed a major design review. The spacecraft will rendezvous with an asteroid as part of NASA’s OSIRIS-REx program.

04/10/2014

Meadows Park in Lyons was completely destroyed in the flooding (credit: CBS)

Parks And Trails Devastated By Flooding Will Rebuild With $13 Million In Grants

Parks and trails devastated by last fall’s record flooding are getting a second chance thanks to a $13 million grant. More than a dozen projects are benefiting from the funding.

04/09/2014

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Habanero Peppers To Blame For Evacuation Of Jeffco Open School

Investigators believe they have found the source of allergic-like symptoms that forced an evacuation of a Jefferson County school Monday and sent children to the hospital.

04/08/2014

An image from the rally (credit: CBS)

Jefferson County Teachers Union Bargaining Team Walks Out On Talks

Hundreds of Jefferson County teachers walked out of a contract negotiating session on Monday to show their dissatisfaction with school board decisions affecting their wages and the negotiating process.

04/08/2014

David McBean outside of court on Monday (credit: CBS)

Former Fire Chief Guilty Of Embezzling Hundreds Of Thousands Of Dollars

A former fire chief in Colorado has pleaded guilty to stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars from his department.

04/07/2014

An image from the rally (credit: CBS)

Jeffco Teachers Rally Outside School Board Meeting Over Contract

Hundreds of teachers rallied outside a Jefferson County School Board meeting on Monday.

04/07/2014

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5 Colorado Fire Groups Coordinate Communications

Five fire agencies serving 23 towns and 1 million people in the Denver area are consolidating communications under a single computer dispatch system.

04/07/2014

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