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News in Adams County, Colorado

Adams County looks to improve vote-counting after difficult election
Thu, 26 Feb 2015 23:08:11 -0800

Newly sworn Adams County Clerk Stan Martin is determined to avoid the problems and embarassment his office experienced in November, when the county was the last in the state to report its

Man who stole patrol car gets 10 years
Fri, 27 Feb 2015 05:39:45 -0800

A man who stole a deputy sheriff's patrol car and led authorities on a chase has been sentenced to 10 years in prison.

Judge rules in favor of Adams County in stormwater fee case
Thu, 12 Feb 2015 12:50:11 -0800

A judge in Adams County ruled Monday in favor of the county in a lawsuit filed by residents who opposed the stormwater utility fee that was approved by the county commissioners in 2012.

Teen girl hit, seriously injured crossing road
Thu, 05 Feb 2015 09:16:36 -0800

A 16-year-old girl was hit and seriously injured crossing a road Thursday morning, the Colorado State Patrol told 7NEWS.

Colorado mulls bill to crack down on medical pot use
Thu, 26 Feb 2015 00:39:57 -0800

DENVER (AP) — A crackdown on medical pot growers in Colorado passed its first and toughest test in the state Legislature Thursday.

Pilot taking 'selfies' before fatal Colorado crash -report
Tue, 03 Feb 2015 10:41:41 -0800

The pilot of a small plane was taking selfie pictures with a cellphone on a series of short flights around a Colorado airport in 2014 before he crashed on one of the jaunts, killing himself and a passenger, federal investigators found.

Semi Crashes Into Bridge On E-470, Spilling Cheese On Tollway
Mon, 23 Feb 2015 09:02:15 -0800

A truck hauling cheese was heavily damaged on Monday morning during snowy conditions.

Higher home prices in Colorado should boost property taxes
Sun, 01 Feb 2015 08:52:20 -0800

Colorado's housing recovery is setting the stage for bigger property tax bills for homeowners next year and more revenues for local governments in many parts of the state.

NTSB: “Selfies” contributed to deadly plane crash in Colorado
Tue, 03 Feb 2015 08:59:07 -0800

National Transportation Safety Board investigators say a pilot and his passenger taking selfies on board helped contribute to a deadly plane crash in Adams County, Colorado.

Selfies Contributed to Fatal Plane Crash, Investigators Say
Tue, 03 Feb 2015 10:43:03 -0800

Flash from cell phone camera likely disoriented pilot