BRIGHTON -- Brighton police are looking for the driver of a car who left the scene of a rear-end crash July 20 in front of the Brighton Police Department.
There's no description of the driver.
Three people were injured, one seriously, as a result of the crash. One of the injured teenagers was due to return to college July 21. One of the victims remained in the hospital. Another was released. Names and conditions have not been released.
EATON – Brighton beat Eaton once but couldn't pull off a repeat victory July 27.
Eaton won the championship of Legion A state baseball by a score of 4-2.
Brighton rallied to take a 2-1 lead in the fifth inning. Cole Farmer singled home Brandon Pettinger to tie the score. Casey Towers reached on a fielder's choice to score Pettinger and give Brighton its only lead of the game.
WELD COUNTY -- Lucas Case, a 2010 graduate of Brighton High School, died at home early July 23. He was 22.
Weld County Sheriff's Office spokesman Sean Standridge said deputies and fire rescue personnel responded to a medical emergency shortly after 4 a.m. They found Case's body inside a home in the 12000 block of Weld County Road 4. Standridge said foul play is not suspected. The Weld County coroner will determine the exact cause of death.
COLORADO SPRINGS – Brighton's 17U Bulldog baseball squad, fresh off the state Connie Mack title, will start its quest for a second state title at 4 p.m., July 23, in the Legion A High School state baseball tournament at Eaton High School.
Brighton, which drew the No. 2 seed in the field, faces No. 7 Denver East at 4 p.m. The winner gets either Mountain Range or Greeley West in a 4 p.m. game July 24. Eaton High School is the tournament host.
BRIGHTON — A contingency plan prepared for School District 27J recommends district officials start planning and training for extended day schedules and year-round schools during the 2014-15 school year.