Robbery suspect died in hail of bullets of after reportedly telling officers they would have to shoot him and making what officers took to be a threatening move. A suspected accomplice surrendered before the shooting and is jailed on a number of possible charges including robbery, eluding and criminal impersonation, according to Lakewood Police.
Jeffco Grand Jury indictment charges suspects with using stolen information to take more than $100,000 from individuals, many of them from out-of-state, as well as from banks and other businesses across the metro area. Two Lakewood women remain in jail after they were indicted and three other suspects, including a Lakewood man, remain at-large.
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Following a year of court challenges and appeals by illegal alien advocates like Common Cause and the ACLU, the car towing and bonding ordinance will come before Lakewood voters this November.
This important issue is about taking unlicensed drivers off Lakewood streets. Suspended drivers and illegal aliens are driving in record numbers and [...]
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Camelita Martinez was juggling a job and a family with two small kids in Grand Junction, and worryed that her longtime dream of becoming a nurse was going nowhere. Then the 25-year-old bookkeeper got word that Colorado Christian University was starting a new Bachelor of Science in Nursing program specifically for [...]
The three-member Board of County Commissioners terminated Jim Moore’s contract, but no reason has surfaced and county officials aren’t talking.
Although H1N1 flu seems to be fading, health officials take a wait-and-see position. County health agency schedules more swine flu vaccination clinics and considers widening access to the general public.
School District estimates indicate that closing and selling Carmody Middle School could save more than $1 million a year plus the selling price. That possibility is one of several under consideration that could dramatically affect schools in Lakewood.
Figures compiled by Jeffco school district, Kaiser Permanente indicate the spread of flu-like illnesses has moderated in the past few weeks. But health officials warn the spread of the disease could spike again as seasonal flu arrives in Colorado.
Departure leaves two candidates for the seat being vacated by Doug Anderson, who is not seeking a second term. Little cited ethical reasons for withdrawing.
Eugene Velarde, 25, was shot multiple times as he tried to elude a Lakewood police officer at Sloan’s Lake Park just inside Denver.
The economy is faltering, forcing most of us to trim the fat from the family budget. That means beans and bacon instead of steak. Leftovers are back. But how about our public officials who pass the tab along to us? This week the Waistline looks at Lakewood.
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