County sheriff under siege as embarrassments mount

COLORADO SPRINGS (AP) – For years Delores Hiltz railed about shoddy work by Fremont County sheriff’s investigators after her 17-year-old daughter’s body was found stuffed under a bed in their Canon...

DATE: May 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Denver area doctors seek to ban smartphone sales to preteens

DENVER – On the dark side of the Colorado Legislature’s website, there are some interesting proposals that voters might see on upcoming ballots. Examples include more than 12 transportation funding...

DATE: May 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Southwest Colorado wins federal grant money

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Businesses in Southwest Colorado will be eligible for $300,000 in federal grants, Sen. Cory Gardner, R-Colorado, said in a release. “I look forward to the growth of small...

DATE: May 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Judge declares mistrial in ex-deputy’s murder trial

LAS CRUCES, N.M. – A judge declared a mistrial Tuesday in the case of a former New Mexico sheriff’s deputy who was charged in the shooting death of a fellow deputy during what authorities described...

DATE: May 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Albuquerque added to federal effort to fight opioid epidemic

ALBUQUERQUE – The largest city in a state with one of the nation’s worst drug overdose rates was added this week to a federal program aimed at helping similar cities deal with the scourge of heroin...

DATE: May 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Cortez driver leads officers on chase in McElmo Canyon

A driver led law enforcement officers on a chase down Montezuma County Road G late Friday afternoon before being apprehended about four miles from the Utah state line. The chase began near Battle...

DATE: May 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorado governor pardons felon to stave off deportation

DENVER – Colorado’s governor on Friday pardoned a Cuban immigrant for an armed robbery he committed 19 years ago in an effort stave off the man’s deportation after immigration authorities detained...

DATE: May 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Studies examine aspects of latest House health care bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The $23 billion allocated for certain people with pre-existing conditions under the American Health Care Act might not be enough to fully cover the necessary 2.2 million people. ...

DATE: May 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

CU expert: Intense western wildfire trend expected to worsen

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Wildfires in the West have increased in size and intensity in recent decades, and that trend is expected to worsen as climate change continues, Tania Schoennagel, a fire...

DATE: May 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorado oil-gas regulators take rules dispute to high court

DENVER – The Colorado attorney general asked the state Supreme Court on Thursday to settle a dispute over how much weight public health and the environment should have in regulating the booming oil...

DATE: May 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Planned Parenthood to close 3 clinics in northern New Mexico

SANTA FE – Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains plans to close three clinics in northern New Mexico. The Santa Fe New Mexican reports the closures in Albuquerque, Rio Rancho and Farmington are...

DATE: May 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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