Hit-and-run driver races past runners

DENVER – A hit-and-run driver slammed through a barricade for the Colfax Marathon on Sunday and raced past runners on the opposite side of the highway, narrowly missing pedestrians and leaving some...

DATE: May 17, 2015 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Violence of shooting battled over

CENTENNIAL – Defense attorneys in the Aurora theater-shooting trial are trying hard to keep jurors from knowing the worst details of the massacre, fighting to prevent survivors from revealing how...

DATE: May 17, 2015 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Participants to pay more for health exchange

DENVER – The board of directors of Colorado’s health insurance exchange has raised fees that will be passed on to consumers as it and other states face decreased federal funding and struggle to...

DATE: May 15, 2015 | CATEGORY: Regional News

State to deploy planes to spot wildfires faster

ENGLEWOOD – Colorado will patrol its forests and grasslands with two new wildfire-spotting aircraft this summer, hoping to find and snuff out flames before they explode into the deadly mega-fires...

DATE: May 15, 2015 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Proposed Grand Canyon tram raises ruckus

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Newly inaugurated Navajo President Russell Begaye stood before hundreds of people at his inauguration ceremony and signed a document stating he would pursue development of an...

DATE: May 13, 2015 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Littleton’s ‘Longhorn Bandit’ goes down shooting

LITTLETON – An FBI agent who was serving an arrest warrant at a suburban Denver motel Friday was shot in the leg by the suspect but is expected to survive. The suspect then shot and killed himself....

DATE: May 9, 2015 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Just talking can be therapeutic

AURORA – An Iraqi refugee and a medical student sat in a community center in suburban Denver, passing an orange plastic bottle of pills back and forth. The vial’s contents rattled like a syncopated...

DATE: May 9, 2015 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Parachute sales-tax revenue plummets with gas downturn

PARACHUTE (AP) – To understand the importance of the energy industry in Parachute, look no further than its 2015 sales-tax revenue. The town of about 1,100 residents finds itself coping with the...

DATE: May 8, 2015 | CATEGORY: Regional News

3 generations attend to O’Keeffe home, studio

ALBUQUERQUE – Georgia O’Keeffe’s home and studio is just the way she left it, from the record player in the living room to the spices in the kitchen and the pebbles the painter collected while on...

DATE: May 8, 2015 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Rural schools can design assessments

DENVER – Rural schools in Colorado that want to opt out of Common Core-linked tests can pilot their own assessments under a proposal passed in the waning hours of the state legislative session....

DATE: May 8, 2015 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Increased oversight of law enforcement may come

DENVER – Colorado legislators passed a half-dozen bills this session increasing oversight on law enforcement, including encouraging the use of officer-worn body cameras, revamping training and...

DATE: May 8, 2015 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Jurors see Holmes’ arsenal

CENTENNIAL – Jurors in the suburban Denver theater shooting case got their first close look Thursday at the arsenal of weapons and body armor assembled by James Holmes, which formed a pile so large...

DATE: May 6, 2015 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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