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Adams County

Let's Play Pin the Unemployment Rate on the Map

Matthew Dietrich | Posted 04.23.2014 | Chicago
Matthew Dietrich

The unemployment rates in Illinois vary from county to county. One county might be at seven percent, well below the state rate of 8.6 percent. Another county might be over 11 percent.

Cops Allegedly Shoot And Kill Dog After Entering Wrong Home

Posted 01.18.2013 | Denver

Jeff Fisher, an Adams County, Colorado resident, says he watched as Adams County deputies entered his property by mistake and one of the deputies shot...

Former DARE Officer Gets 3 Years

Posted 07.06.2012 | Denver

A former DARE police officer was sentenced to three years in prison Thursday after pleading guilty to sexual exploitation of a child. Officer Mich...

WATCH: Bear Wanders Around Denver Neighborhood

Posted 06.30.2012 | Denver

A large brown bear that was wandering around a neighborhood near Federal Heights in Adams County Monday morning has been tranquilized and removed from...

Nurse That Stole Patient Identities Will Not Go To Prison

Posted 02.13.2014 | Denver

Cannon Tubb, a 31-year-old nurse that is accused of stealing the identities of hospital patients in Adams County, will not see prison time despite pro...

Deaf Man Sues Adams County Over Arrest

Posted 11.28.2011 | Denver

Timothy Siaki, a deaf Colorado man, is suing Adams County for detaining him in jail for 25 days without providing a sign-language interpreter before e...

Adams County Bans Medical Pot Shops

The Denver Post | John Ingold | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The medical-marijuana industry has been booted almost entirely from Adams County, after the board of commissioners voted to ban such businesses in uni...

Monday Matchup: RTD to Face Basketball Mom and 1,000 of Her Closest Friends

Jessica Peck | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Jessica Peck

Kim Gillan alleges RTD, together with Adams County and a private out-of-state developer, may have violated administrative, state, and federal laws in their quest to radically transform her community.

Obama Cigarette Portrait To Be Replaced With Official Portrait At Nebraska's Adams County Courthouse

AP/Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

HASTINGS, Neb. -- The Adams County Courthouse meeting room will soon be getting an official portrait of President Barack Obama nearly 18 months after ...

Adams County Police Officers Fire At Stolen Pickup, Two Die

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER — Colorado officers opened fire on a stolen pickup that rammed patrol cars early Friday. Two suspects died. Investigators declined to sa...

Police May Have Accidentally Shot Teen Victims Of Home Invasion

KDVR | Julie Hayden, Reporter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

ADAMS COUNTY, Colo. - Police may have inadvertently shot and injured two teen girls in north metro Denver this week when officers returned fire on 4 a...