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City unveils plan for 21 retail marijuana shops in Aurora city limits

City unveils plan for 21 retail marijuana shops in Aurora city limits

More than 20 retail licenses were awarded to businesses in the city. Four shops were allowed per ward, with the city’s southeast corner not getting the maximum number of stores

Edna Mosley, Aurora’s first black councilwoman, dead at 89

AURORA | Aurora’s first black city council representative and longtime community activist Edna Mosley died Aug. 26. She was 89. Friends and peers considered Mosley a pioneer in many ways, blazing trails in women’s rights, racial equality and fighting against …

City unveils plan for 21 retail marijuana shops in Aurora city limits

City unveils plan for 21 retail marijuana shops in Aurora city limits

AURORA | City officials have awarded retail marijuana licenses to 21 stores that will be able to open by October 1. The city received 58 applications for 24 available licenses. Aurora is only allowing four marijuana businesses per ward, under its 22-page …

Aurora driving instructor sentenced to year in prison

AURORA | An Aurora driving instructor was sentenced to more than a year in prison Wednesday for administering bogus driving tests and cheating on his taxes, federal prosecutors said. Stuart Bryan King, 54, of Centennial, was sentenced 15 months in federal …

Aurora man mistakes insurance adjuster for intruder, fires two shots

AURORA | A 63-year-old man is facing charges after police say he fired two rounds into an empty condominium bedroom because he thought there was an intruder there Monday morning. No one was shot or injured, police said. Aurora Police …

Elderly man seriously hurt in Aurora crash

AURORA | An elderly man suffered possibly fatal injuries in a car crash Friday morning in Aurora. According to Aurora police, the crash happened around 10 a.m. at East Second Avenue and Potomac Street. Police said an elderly man in a …

Investigators release images of Mrachek bombing suspects

Investigators release images of Mrachek bombing suspects

The images, released by Aurora fire, show what appear to be three teenagers, at least one carrying a backpack, walking around the campus

Aurora Animal Shelter resuming adoptions Thursday

AURORA | After a bout with kennel cough, the Aurora Animal Shelter is resuming adoptions on Thursday. The shelter suspended its dog adoptions last month after an outbreak of the upper respiratory illness, also called bordetella. The illness, which can usually be …

Man dies in crash east of Aurora

AURORA | A 34-year-old man died after a car crash early Friday morning east of Aurora. According to the Colorado State Patrol, the man was driving a 2003 Honda Civic on Highway 40 between Powhaton Road and E-470 when he …

Dead rabbit warning issued in Jefferson County 

DENVER | Health officials in Jefferson County are warning the public to stay away from sick or dead rabbits. The county is seeing cases of “rabbit fever,” a disease that can be life-threatening in humans. It’s a disease of rabbits and …