Metro Aurora

Bus stop dump stump: Clean RTD pick-up benches or Aurora's best messes?

Bus stop dump stump: Clean RTD pick-up benches or Aurora’s best messes?

Riders say some Aurora bus stops are filthy, city says private company maintains them well

Nearly 50 submit applications for city’s new citizen cop review board

In a statement last month, city officials said they are looking for 20 people who “would be occasionally called on to assist other citizens and police representatives review actions in controversial incidents.”

Recount confirms Castle Rock’s open carry election 

CASTLE ROCK | A recount has confirmed that Castle Rock voters successfully overturned a ban on the open carry of firearms on city property. Last month, voters narrowly approved a measure that repealed restrictions set by the town manager on the open …

Sick or sick-out at two JeffCo schools after board uproar

WESTMINSTER | Two high schools in the Jefferson County school district have canceled classes for the day because so many teachers are absent. KMGH-TV reports (http://tinyurl.com/o4lu3tb ) district officials didn’t say why so many teachers weren’t at Standley Lake and Conifer high schools …

Elway son pleads guilty to disturbing peace

Elway son pleads guilty to disturbing peace

Police say Elway then fled and was arrested at his father’s home in suburban Denver.

Driver swatting at bee causes rollover crash

AURORA | A driver swatting at a bee lost control of his car and caused a rollover crash Wednesday evening near Community College of Aurora, police said. Nobody was seriously injured in the crash that happened around 5 p.m. near …

Millions raised and millions waged in Aurora's CD-6 campaign

Millions raised and millions waged in Aurora’s CD-6 campaign

Together, both candidates raised $6.8 million as of June 30, elevating the Colorado race to the sixth most expensive House race in the nation

Louisville woman tests positive for ‘rabbit fever’ 

BOULDER | Health officials say a Louisville woman has tested positive for tularemia, the second human case of “rabbit fever” in Boulder County this year. Boulder County Public Health officials say the woman was exposed to a dead rabbit while she was …

Colorado panel starts work on passenger train plan 

PUEBLO | A commission created by the Colorado Legislature has begun looking into funding to upgrade the route of Amtrak’s Southwest Chief and keep the passenger train running through the southeast corner of the state. The Pueblo Chieftain reports (http://tinyurl.com/pms744w ) the commission …

SEE CHANGE FOR AURORA COPS: Police like using body cameras

SEE CHANGE FOR AURORA COPS: Police like using body cameras

Aurora cops say the cameras, which cost about $900 each, are especially popular with officers because they can quickly quash any bogus accusations of misconduct