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Colo. firms warn of job cuts

The state’s Department of Labor and Employment saw an uptick in pending layoffs expected by Colorado companies for the next 60 days. But as with any Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification,...

DATE: Aug. 20, 2015 | CATEGORY: Regional News

State rebrands anti-pot campaign for kids

DENVER – After legalizing recreational marijuana, the state of Colorado is now renewing efforts to get teens to stay away from it. Marijuana isn’t evil, but teens aren’t ready for it: That’s the...

DATE: Aug. 20, 2015 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Prosecutors face challenge convicting N.M. police officers

ALBUQUERQUE – Prosecutors will have a tough time winning murder convictions against a New Mexico police officer and a retired detective in the on-duty killing of a homeless man – despite video that...

DATE: Aug. 19, 2015 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Albuquerque Officer: Police saved a life by shooting homeless man

ALBUQUERQUE – A K-9 officer testified Monday that two Albuquerque police officers saved his life by shooting a knife-wielding homeless man during a tense standoff in 2014. Scott Weimerskirch said...

DATE: Aug. 17, 2015 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Fracking bans may go before state high court

DENVER – Colorado’s battle over who should regulate fracking could be on the fast track to the state Supreme Court. The Colorado Court of Appeals on Monday asked to bow out of lawsuits over...

DATE: Aug. 17, 2015 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Trump: ‘The plan America needs’

WASHINGTON – Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump wants more than a wall to keep out immigrants living in the country illegally. He also wants to end “birthright citizenship” for their...

DATE: Aug. 16, 2015 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Will two officers face a jury?

ALBUQUERQUE – A judge could decide this week if a former detective and a current Albuquerque police officer should stand trial for the shooting death of a homeless man. Testimony is scheduled to...

DATE: Aug. 16, 2015 | CATEGORY: Regional News

1 juror decided Holmes’ future

CENTENNIAL – A jury’s refusal to sentence Colorado theater shooter James Holmes to die for one of the worst massacres in U.S. history doesn’t mean the public is growing wary of capital punishment,...

DATE: Aug. 14, 2015 | CATEGORY: Regional News

State may ban ‘candy’ on pot

DENVER – Edible marijuana products in Colorado may soon come labeled with a red stop sign, according to a draft of new rules released Wednesday by state marijuana regulators. The state may also ban...

DATE: Aug. 11, 2015 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Lessons on how to prevent mass shootings elusive

CENTENNIAL – Across thousands of pieces of evidence, hundreds of witnesses and dozens of hours of video-recorded interviews, the Aurora movie theater murder trial churned out a nearly unprecedented...

DATE: Aug. 10, 2015 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Regional Briefs

Denver public pot-use turns in signatures DENVER – Marijuana activists campaigning to see pot consumption allowed in bars and other public places in Denver are turning in signatures to get the...

DATE: Aug. 10, 2015 | CATEGORY: Regional News

13 states ask federal judge to postpone new water rule

BISMARCK, N.D. – Thirteen states led by North Dakota asked a federal judge on Monday to delay a new rule that gives federal authorities jurisdiction over some state waters. North Dakota Attorney...

DATE: Aug. 10, 2015 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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