Stories tagged: colorado
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 16, 2020
Left alone, a human corpse will soon be feasted upon by maggots. Also, depending on the circumstances, by a cat.
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 26, 2019
A Colorado woman accused of hiding 26 children behind a false wall at her day care center was arrested for investigation of misdemeanor child abuse, police said Thursday.
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 19, 2019
A Denver radio station has canceled a scheduled program after one of the hosts said a school shooting would help break up media coverage of impeachment proceedings.
Thu., Dec. 5, 2019
Democratic presidential contender Michael Bloomberg unveiled a gun control policy on Thursday just steps from the site of one of Colorado’s worst mass shootings, calling for a ban on all …
Fri., Sept. 6, 2019
Colorado took the unusual step of inviting the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to downgrade the air quality rating of the state’s biggest population center, and not everyone thinks that was …
Thu., Aug. 15, 2019
Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper on Thursday ended his longshot bid for the Democratic presidential nomination and said he may run for the Senate in 2020 against a Republican considered …
UPDATED: Thu., July 25, 2019
The disappearance of 12-year-old Jonelle Matthews shortly after singing “Jingle Bells” with classmates at a 1984 Christmas concert stunned this rural town in northern Colorado. Her case attracted the attention …
UPDATED: Tue., July 16, 2019
The Trump administration’s plan to move the government’s largest land management office from Washington to the West evoked a mix of praise, criticism and questions on Tuesday.
Sun., July 7, 2019
Staying at the Ranch at Emerald Valley, near Colorado Springs, makes one feel like they’ve hit pay dirt after all.
UPDATED: Fri., June 14, 2019
Twenty years after the Columbine school shooting, residents of the suburban Denver community it serves are debating whether it’s time to tear down the school
Fri., May 17, 2019
A Colorado man has been ordered to pay more than $28,000 to cover damages after he pleaded guilty to stealing a Sno-Cat painted to look like the “General Lee” car …
UPDATED: Wed., May 15, 2019
Two students suspected of shooting nine classmates, one fatally, in their Colorado charter school appeared in court Wednesday to face dozens of criminal charges that included murder, attempted murder, theft …
UPDATED: Fri., May 10, 2019
As more and more children lose their lives interceding, the question becomes what are Spokane students being trained to do?
UPDATED: Thu., May 9, 2019
The three students who disarmed a gunman in a Colorado school shooting leapt up from their desks without a word and with no thought for their own safety when they …
Thu., May 9, 2019
Down the rabbit hole: Denver decriminalizes ‘magic mushrooms’ – a type that grows wild in Washington
In a vote surprising to many, Denver chose Wednesday to decriminalize psychedelic mushrooms – the same kind coined “magic mushroom” because of its hallucinogen psilocybin that grow wild throughout Washington.
UPDATED: Wed., May 8, 2019
Two high school students used at least two handguns in the shooting at a charter school that killed one of their classmates and injured eight others in a Colorado community …
UPDATED: Tue., May 7, 2019
Voters could make Denver the first U.S. city to decriminalize the use of psilocybin, the psychoactive substance in “magic mushrooms”
Fri., April 26, 2019
The suspect who caused the fiery crash on a Colorado highway that involved 28 vehicles and left four people dead has been identified.
UPDATED: Wed., April 17, 2019
A young Florida woman who traveled to Colorado and bought a shotgun for what authorities feared would be a Columbine-inspired attack just days ahead of the 20th anniversary was found …
UPDATED: Thu., April 11, 2019
Powerful spring snow storm creating hazardous travel conditions in parts of the Midwest and Great Lakes regions
Tue., April 2, 2019
When Washington and Colorado launched their pioneering marijuana industries in the face of U.S. government prohibition, they imposed strict rules in hopes of keeping the U.S. Justice Department at bay. …
Thu., March 14, 2019
A blizzard that paralyzed parts of Colorado and Wyoming barreled into the Midwest on Thursday, bringing whiteout conditions to western Nebraska and dumping heavy rain that prompted evacuations in communities …
UPDATED: Tue., March 5, 2019
A Colorado baker who refused to make a wedding cake for a gay couple on religious grounds and state officials said Tuesday that they would end a separate legal fight …
Wed., Feb. 13, 2019
In the world of corrections, there are inmates who pose security risks, and then there’s El Chapo.
Tue., Feb. 5, 2019
An Idaho woman charged with tampering with physical evidence connected to the disappearance of a Colorado mother is set to appear in court Friday.
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 5, 2019
A runner in Colorado fought and killed an 80-pound mountain lion that attacked him on a nature trail in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, wildlife officials said.
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 26, 2019
An orphaned bear cub burned by a Colorado wildfire has been released back into the wild.
Sat., Jan. 19, 2019
Beer snobs are raising their mugs to a stronger brew in three states that once forbade grocers from selling anything but low-alcohol brands, and the changes could indirectly chill the …
Wed., Jan. 9, 2019
A simplified program will make it easier for thousands of people to seek the elimination of low-level marijuana convictions that occurred in Denver before recreational use became legal in Colorado, …
Mon., Dec. 24, 2018
Twin Falls law enforcement agencies have joined the investigation into a missing Colorado woman thought to have been murdered by her fiancee.