Jefferson County

Waterton Canyon (credit: CBS)

Waterton Canyon Reopens, Xcel Project Wraps Up Early

Waterton Canyon will fully be open to recreation for the first time since Sept. 2014 now that an Xcel Energy project wrapped up earlier than expected.

01/15/2015

An attempted robbery suspect gave a clerk the "thumbs up" sign as he left the store in Jefferson County (credit: Jeffco Sheriff)

Suspect Flashes ‘Thumbs Up’ To Clerk During Attempted Robbery

Deputies in the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office are investigating an attempted robbery where the would-be robber left the store and gave the clerk a “thumbs up” sign. A nearby convenience store was robbed a short time later with the same suspect description.

01/14/2015

From left to right: Demetrius Valdez, Gilbert Dion Salazar, Elijah Marquez, Jarred Jack Chavez (credit: Jefferson County Sheriff)

Suspects In Wild Chase In West Denver Face Numerous Charges

Four people who are suspected in a bank robbery and a police chase on Wednesday are scheduled to be in court next week.

01/09/2015

Robert Gonzalez (credit: Jefferson County Sheriff's Office)

Life Sentenced Imposed For Jeffco Man Who Lured Teen To Prostitution

A man convicted of turning a teenage girl into a prostitute was sentenced to life in prison on Wednesday.

01/07/2015

Michael Than (credit: Denver Sheriff)

Former Denver Sheriff’s Officer Sentenced For Stealing Tax Software In Dog Food Bags

A former high-ranking Denver sheriff’s officer who stole tax software and sold it online was sentenced to two months in jail and four years of probation on Tuesday.

01/06/2015

Sgt. Sean Renfro (credit: Jefferson County Sheriff's Office)

Guardian Angel: Off-Duty Deputy Who Died Helping Family Called Hero

Sgt. Sean Renfro and his friend pulled over on U.S. 285 in Jefferson County to assist a woman, her brother and her infant son who had wrecked their car during poor weather on Saturday night.

01/05/2015

Sgt. Sean Renfro (credit: Jefferson County Sheriff's Office)

Sergeant Killed Helping Motorist On U.S. 285 Was Husband, Father Of 4

Jefferson County deputies are mourning the loss of one of their own after an accident on a slick highway near Conifer Saturday afternoon.

01/04/2015

(credit: CBS)

Denver Low-Income Housing Fund Will Expand Into Surrounding Communities

An affordable housing fund aimed at providing homes near transit hubs for lower-income residents will expand into the seven-county metro area in the next decade.

12/16/2014

Ken McGill (credit: CBS)

$11 Million Awarded To Inmate Who Suffered Stroke

A health contractor for Jefferson County must pay more than $11 million to an inmate who suffered a stroke behind bars.

12/16/2014

A Jeffco Sheriff's deputy near the home invasion where an intruder was shot and killed (credit: CBS)

Intruder Killed In ‘Make My Day’ Case Was 52-Year-Old Man

The identity of an intruder who was shot and killed in a home invasion in Jefferson County has been released.

12/15/2014

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