The Northside has a checkered record so far when it comes to neighborhood residents vaccinated against COVID-19, with some areas surpassing city and national averages and others still trying to catch up as of late August. The good news: By late August, Vaccination rates were inching higher across metro Denver, a trend local health officials want to continue as the seasonal … [Read more...] about With Seasonal Flu Coming, Northside COVID Vaccine Rates Are Mixed
Staying safe online is of the utmost importance. You can become a victim of cyber crime in a matter of minutes! Clicking on links in emails can be dangerous but so is clicking on links that come through on your mobile phone, in the form of a text. Example verbiage for bad text links can say something like this: “Dear Richard, your phone is receiving too many spam … [Read more...] about Stop Clicking!
If you park your car or truck on the street or in a driveway on the Northside, the question seems to be not “if” someone will try to steal your catalytic converter, but “when.” The answer to “How can we stop it?” will depend on a number of factors, ranging from possible revisions of Colorado laws regulating recyclers and salvage yards that buy the devices, to success at … [Read more...] about Catalytic Converter Thefts Plague North Denver — Now What?
DPD ShotSpotter Alerts Rose More Than 470% in 2020 Compared to 2017 To the untrained ear, hearing the difference between the sounds of a car backfiring, fireworks going off, and gunshots can be nearly impossible. Tracking the number of gunshots in a neighborhood can be difficult, even for the most sophisticated technology police departments currently use. But since … [Read more...] about It’s Not Your Ears. Gunshots in North Denver Have Increased
District 1 Police Seek to Bring Neighborhood Watches Back to Life When Eileen Stewart noticed her car had been broken into, she was not expecting her garage to also be targeted. Her car and home were burglarized a few weeks after she had moved into her LoHi home. “They definitely had a truck or something with them,” Stewart said of the burglars. “The worst moment was … [Read more...] about Property Crime in NW Denver Rose Significantly in 2020