Stories tagged: Colorado
UPDATED: Tue., March 7, 2017, 9:27 p.m.
Wildfires in 4 states kill 6, force thousands from homes
Crews grappling with vexing wildfires that have charred hundreds of square miles of land in four states and killed six people soon may get a bit of a break: Winds …
UPDATED: Sat., March 4, 2017, 9:26 p.m.
Supporters gather for ‘March 4 Trump’ rallies around US
From Colorado’s state Capitol to Trump Tower in New York and the Washington Monument, groups of hundreds of people rallied for President Trump on Saturday, waving “Deplorables for Trump” signs …
Thu., Feb. 23, 2017, 5 a.m.
Colorado town’s ban on topless women put on hold by judge
A Colorado judge has put on hold a college town’s law against women going topless. U.S. District Judge R. Brooke Jackson said Tuesday that he is “likely” to find Fort …
Sat., Feb. 18, 2017, 7:43 a.m.
Just how mainstream is marijuana? There’s now a ‘Congressional Cannabis Caucus’
Time to dispel any doubts you may still have that marijuana reform is truly a mainstream political issue. This week, a bipartisan group of U.S. representatives formed the first-ever “Congressional …
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 16, 2017, 6:40 p.m.
Colorado warms to pot clubs despite federal uncertainty
At risk of raising the ire of the White House, Colorado is on the brink of becoming the first state with licensed pot clubs. But the details of how these …
Wed., Feb. 15, 2017, 10:26 p.m.
Colorado’s 834 million dead trees threaten to worsen wildfires
Colorado’s beetle-infested forests are peppered with an estimated 834 million standing dead trees that threaten to worsen wildfires and degrade vital water supplies that flow from mountains, officials said Wednesday.
Wed., Feb. 15, 2017, 12:48 a.m.
Colorado newspaper fights back over charges of ‘fake news’
A Colorado newspaper is threatening to file a libel suit against a state lawmaker who accused the publication of printing “fake news,” setting the stage for a possible legal battle …
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 11, 2017, 10:33 p.m.
‘Band of Brothers’ veteran Edward Tipper dies at 95
Edward Tipper, a World War II paratrooper who was portrayed in the HBO series “Band of Brothers,” has died. He was 95.
Mon., Jan. 23, 2017, 11:30 a.m.
Weed on Craigslist: Black-market Internet pot ads draw eye of Colorado leaders
Weed on Craigslist? It is widely for sale in Colorado, but legislation moving through the state Legislature aims to crack down on those who sell marijuana illegally using online ads. …
Sat., Jan. 21, 2017, 10:55 p.m.
1st U.S. rules for pot in public fire up debate in Denver
Denver started work last week on becoming the first city in the U.S. to allow marijuana clubs and public pot use in places such as coffee shops, yoga studios and …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 18, 2017, 10:50 p.m.
Markelle Fultz scores career-best 37 as Huskies overcome Colorado in overtime
Markelle Fultz scored a career-high 37 points including 25 in the second half and overtime, David Crisp’s 3-pointer with 27 seconds left put Washington in front for good and the …
Sat., Jan. 7, 2017, 9:12 p.m.
Lauri Markkanen scores 22 points as No. 17 Arizona beats Colorado
TUCSON, Ariz. – Lauri Markkanen scored 22 points, shooting 4 of 5 on 3-pointers, Kadeem Allen made all three of his 3s en route to a career-high 18 and No. …
Tue., Jan. 3, 2017, 11:55 a.m.
Divers looking for Colorado boy find body in frozen pond
Divers looking for a 6-year-old boy who apparently wandered away from his suburban Denver home on New Year’s Eve found the body of a child in a frozen pond Tuesday.
Fri., Dec. 30, 2016, 12:09 p.m.
Colorado lift shut down as fatal fall investigated
Investigators are trying to determine how a Texas woman fell to her death from a chairlift at a small Colorado ski resort.
Thu., Dec. 29, 2016, 8:32 p.m.
Mason Rudolph rolls, Oklahoma State routs Colorado 38-8
Mason Rudolph passed for 314 yards and three touchdowns and No. 13 Oklahoma State’s defense smothered No. 11 Colorado in a 38-8 Alamo Bowl victory Thursday night that gave the …
Thu., Dec. 29, 2016, 1:59 p.m.
Woman dies, 2 children injured in Colorado chairlift fall
A woman is dead and two children are injured after falling from a chairlift at a small Colorado ski area.
Thu., Dec. 29, 2016, 12:54 p.m.
Tests planned on Idaho nuclear waste treatment component
Federal officials say a small-scale version of a key component of an eastern Idaho radioactive waste treatment facility that has so far failed to operate will be tested in Colorado.
Thu., Dec. 29, 2016, 12:35 p.m.
20 years later, few answers in the killing of JonBenet Ramsey
This week marks 20 years since JonBenet Ramsey, a 6-year-old beauty queen, was brutally murdered in her family’s sprawling home in Boulder, Colo.
Thu., Dec. 29, 2016, 12:29 p.m.
Coroner: Heisman winner Rashaan Salaam’s death was a suicide
Heisman Trophy winner Rashaan Salaam killed himself after struggling with depression, an autopsy report confirmed Thursday, but investigators will never know whether the one-time running back suffered chronic head trauma …
Wed., Dec. 21, 2016, 4:27 a.m.
Teen pot use declines in Colorado after legalization, study finds
Teen marijuana use fell sharply in Colorado in the years 2014 and 2015, after the opening of that state’s recreational marijuana market, new federal survey data show.
Thu., Dec. 15, 2016, 10:22 a.m.
Guns in schools: Colorado school district to allow teachers to arm themselves
A rural Colorado school district decided to allow its teachers and other school staff to carry guns on campus to protect students.
Fri., Dec. 2, 2016, 11:34 p.m.
Thiel: Raw talent gives Pac-12-champion Huskies chance to go long way
The play that sealed the Pac-12 Championship Friday night had nothing to do with good coaching or clever scheming or luck.
Wed., Nov. 30, 2016, 8:22 p.m.
Colorado quarterback Sefo Liufau played different style during prep days in Tacoma
Forcing his shoulder into the chest of oncoming defenders and dragging tacklers for first downs, Colorado quarterback Sefo Liufau looks like he has been lining up in the shotgun and …
Tue., Nov. 15, 2016, 4:20 p.m.
Denver first city in U.S. to allow pot in bars, restaurants
Denver has approved a first-in-the-nation law allowing people to use marijuana in bars, restaurants and other public spaces, such as art galleries or yoga studios.
Tue., Nov. 8, 2016, 10:21 p.m.
California voters approve recreational marijuana
Voters in California and Massachusetts approved recreational marijuana initiatives today, and several other states passed medical marijuana provisions in what is turning out to be the biggest electoral victory for …
Mon., Nov. 7, 2016, 11:01 a.m.
Colorado city to pay $2.6M to family of man killed by cop
The Colorado city of Aurora will pay $2.6 million to settle a lawsuit filed by relatives of an unarmed black man who was fatally shot by a police officer in …
Thu., Nov. 3, 2016, 9:59 p.m.
No. 21 Colorado defeats UCLA in Pac-12 play
Isaiah Oliver returned a punt 68 yards for a score with 5 minutes, 27 seconds remaining and No. 21 Colorado overcame eight personal-foul penalties to beat UCLA 20-10 on Thursday …
Tue., Oct. 25, 2016, 2:59 p.m.
Beer run! Uber’s self-driving truck makes its first commercial delivery
The first commercial shipment by a self-driving truck was a beer run. Uber Technologies Inc.’s self-driving trucking unit, Otto, said Tuesday it partnered with brewing giant Anheuser-Busch Cos. to carry …
Sat., Oct. 15, 2016, 8:55 p.m.
Phillip Lindsay leads Colorado past Arizona State
Phillip Lindsay rushed for 219 yards and three touchdowns, leading the Colorado Buffaloes to their first win over Arizona State in their history, 40-16 Saturday night.
Sat., Oct. 8, 2016, 9:55 p.m.
USC overcomes turnovers, finishes off No. 21 Colorado 21-17
Tyler Petite caught his second touchdown pass from Sam Darnold with 8:28 to play, and Southern California overcame four turnovers to earn a 21-17 victory over No. 21 Colorado on …