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Family of Olde Town shooting victim Johnny Hurley sues Arvada Police Department

On the one-year anniversary of the Olde Town Arvada shooting, the estate of Johnny Hurley filed a civil lawsuit against the Arvada Police Department seeking damages for Hurley’s death. Former Arvada police Officer Kraig Brownlow — the officer who mistook Hurley for the initial shooter and fatally shot him — and Arvada police Chief Link […]

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8th Congressional District candidate Joshua Jered Rodriguez arrested on identity theft, forgery charges

A tumultuous week for Joshua Jered Rodriguez, who is running as a Democrat to represent Colorado’s 8th Congressional District, has concluded with his booking in the Jefferson County jail. Arvada Police Department Public Information Officer Dave Snelling confirmed that Rodriguez was booked before 7 a.m. on Thursday. Snelling said he was still looking into the […]

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Three people killed — including police officer, suspect — in Olde Town Arvada shooting

ARVADA —Three people were killed, including a veteran police officer and the suspected gunman, in a shooting in Olde Town Arvada on Monday afternoon. Gunfire broke out in the popular shopping and entertainment district northwest of Denver at about 1:30 p.m. The shooting happened after police were called to check out a suspicious person in […]

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Arvada City Council rejects Amazon’s bid to build a last-mile delivery warehouse

After seven hours of deliberation, dozens of public comments and months of debate, Amazon’s proposal to build a warehouse in western Arvada was rejected by City Council early Tuesday by a 5-2 vote on an annexation ordinance necessary for the tech giant’s proposal to move forward. Mayor Marc Williams and Mayor Pro Tem Dot Miller […]