Jefferson County

Jennifer Lobato (credit: CBS)

Jeffco Jail Medical Staff Repeatedly Informed Of Sick Inmate Before Death

CBS4 has learned that Jefferson County sheriff’s medical staff were notified multiple times that a female inmate was extremely sick two hours before she died, but she never received medical attention in the hours before her death.

03/05/2015

Students inside Bear Creek Evangelical Presbyterian Church on Thursday afternoon (credit: Jeffco Schools)

Classes Canceled At Lakewood School After Students, Teachers Feel Ill

A Lakewood school was evacuated Thursday after its heating system malfunctioned and several students and teachers reported feeling sick.

03/05/2015

The Jefferson County Detention Facility (credit: CBS)

Inmate Who Died In Jefferson County Jail Complained Of Feeling Ill

An investigation has been launched into the death of an inmate at the Jefferson County Detention Facility.

03/03/2015

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Jefferson County Superintendent: Many Resources In Decision To Close Schools

Jefferson County’s superintendent said he uses multiple resources to make an informed decision about whether to close schools due to inclement weather.

02/26/2015

Two suspects captured on surveillance during vandalism to golf carts at Meadows Golf Course (credit: Jeffco Sheriff)

13 Golf Carts Damaged In Jefferson County, $1,000 Reward Offered

Deputies in Jefferson County are searching for those who caused more than $25,000 in damage to golf carts and other property at the Meadows Golf Course.

02/26/2015

Multiple vehicles involved in a crash on eastbound lanes of I-70 just west of Denver (credit: CBS)

Heavy Snow Blamed For Multiple Accidents Across Colorado, Some Flights Canceled

Heavy snow that moved in on Wednesday afternoon caused a lot of problems on the roads throughout the Denver metro area and dozens of flight cancellations at Denver International Airport.

02/25/2015

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Woman Calls Clear Creek Canyon Rock Slide ‘Absolutely Terrifying’

Officials closed Highway 6 after a rock slide in Clear Creek Canyon.

02/24/2015

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Delayed School Buses Leave DPS Students Waiting Outside In Single Digit Temps

It was a frosty, cold morning for students standing at bus stops in Denver, and the snowpacked road conditions made many of the school buses late.

02/23/2015

Sgt. David Baldwin (credit: Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office)

Fallen Sheriff’s Deputy Honored With Naming Of Highway

A portion of a state highway in Jefferson County is being named after a sheriff’s deputy who was killed in a motorcycle crash last year.

02/17/2015

Daniel Varnes (credit: U.S. Marshals Service)

Colorado Sex Offender Arrested In West Virginia For Failure To Register

The U.S. Marshals Service says a man who served a prison term in Colorado on a sex offense is being held in West Virginia for failure to register as a sex offender.

02/11/2015

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