Today's News

  • Man charged with child abuse

    A Commerce City resident Landon Orr faces with child abuse charges after his 3-year-old son allegedly shot himself, the 17th Judicial District Attorney's office said in a press statement.

  • Ferrets thrive at Rocky Mountain Arsenal

    At least 25 rare, black-footed ferrets have been born in the last two years at the Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge.

    Now, wildlife staffers are trying to find out why the endangered animals are not only surviving, but thriving, on the 25-square-mile wildlife refuge in Commerce City.

  • Officials consider allowing pot sales in Brighton

    City council members could decide to allow marijuana sales in Brighton in the future as a way to generate additional tax revenue.

    Current Brighton tax revenues don’t generate enough money to keep up with the estimated annual $36 million it takes to keep the city running, according to Clint Blackhurst, acting city manager.

    City council members banned retail marijuana shops in June 2013.

  • Mom, child missing after kidnapping

    The search continued late Aug. 31 for a 1-year-old child and his mother who were taken from their Commerce City home at gunpoint.

    Officials issued an Amber Alert for the toddler, Zahid Adams. He and his mother, Samantha Adams, have not been seen since the incident began. The getaway car turned up in Pueblo around 4 p.m. But the Adamses and the suspect, 22-year-old Mauricio Venzor-Gonzalez, were not with the car. Authorities said the child is the son of Venzor-Gonzales and Ms. Adams.

  • Man charged with child abuse following accidental son shooting

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    Commerce City resident Landon Orr faces with child abuse charges after his 3-year-old son shot himself in the arm, the 17th Judicial District Attorney's office said in a press statement.

    Landon Orr, 22, left a 9mm handgun out on a table after cleaning it in his home at 9726 Nucla St. in Commerce City on Wednesday, June 28, the district attorney's office said. His 3-year-old son picked up the gun and shot himself. The child has recovered from the gunshot wound.

  • State medicine advisory committee makes recommendations

     AURORA – The group that's looking into ways to decrease risks to student-athletes in the state offered some suggestions after an Aug. 30 meeting at the Colorado High School Activities Association offices.

  • Pieces in place for Eagles football squad for 2017 season

    Jesse Jones begins his first full year in charge of the Adams City football fortunes this season. He took over halfway through the 2016 campaign.

    Jones has spent much of that time instilling what he called “a culture shift, a rebranding, a change in mindset, a change in expectation.”

  • Softball: Early outburst sends Patriots to win over Eagles

    George Washington scored 11 times in the first inning and went on to a 21-6 road win against Adams City Aug. 28. It was the Eagles' first game of the season. GW is undefeated in four starts.

    Izzy Alire, a sohomore, went 6-for-6 and drove in seven runs. She also scored four time. Tracy Harris had two triples among her five hits. She drove in a pair of runs, as did Coeli Lamb, Lucca Raabe and Elizabeth Ray.

    No stats were available for Adams City.

    ACHS is scheduled to return to play Sept. 1 and 2 at a tournament at Mountain Range High School.

  • Soccer: Second-half surge gives Fairview win over Adams City

    Fairview scored all three of its goals in the second half and beat Adams City 3-nil in the season-opening match in Commerce City Aug. 24.

    No stats were available for the Knights. Gabriel Fabela had three of Adams City's five shots. Goalkeeper Jose Galvan recorded eight saves.

  • Eagles’ soccer shorthanded but ready for playoff push

    In an ideal world, Adams City soccer coach Kyle Lauchmen would have greeted a full contingent of returning Eagles’ players to the first week of practice.

    Instead, he met five fewer players than he was expecting to return to the fold. Two are ineligible, two have to work and one is playing on a club team.