Cost of Holmes’ defense being kept under wraps

DENVER – As the Colorado theater-shooting case moves closer to trial, taxpayer-funded attorneys for defendant James Holmes have revealed little about their case, including how much it has cost to...

DATE: Feb. 13, 2015 | CATEGORY: Regional News

2013 flood prompts rules to secure wells

DENVER – State regulators are preparing to impose new rules to keep oil and gas wells more secure after spills blamed on the catastrophic Colorado flood of 2013. The Colorado Oil and Gas...

DATE: Feb. 13, 2015 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Cyberbullies could face consequences

DENVER – A high school student who was the victim of repeated bullying on social media looked on from her wheelchair Friday as the Colorado House advanced legislation that would create new criminal...

DATE: Feb. 13, 2015 | CATEGORY: Regional News

State’s pot tax tally offers lessons

DENVER – Marijuana makes money. But legalizing it doesn’t eliminate the black market or solve a state’s budget problems. Those are the lessons from Colorado’s first full year of tax collections on...

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

Eyewitness rules change clears panel

DENVER – A new statewide standard for eyewitness identifications cleared a Colorado Senate committee 5-0 Monday after lawmakers heard from crime victims, prosecutors and police – who all agreed...

DATE: Feb. 9, 2015 | CATEGORY: Regional News

‘Better Call Saul’ sparks excitement

ALBUQUERQUE – New Mexico’s largest city is back to being featured in another television show more than a year after the end of AMC-TV series “Breaking Bad.” “Better Call Saul” premiered Sunday, and...

DATE: Feb. 9, 2015 | CATEGORY: Regional News

GOP looks to make education changes

DENVER – Colorado Republicans are using their new power in the state Legislature to float a raft of conservative proposals to change public education – but many of the proposals stand little chance...

DATE: Feb. 8, 2015 | CATEGORY: Regional News

465-mile course set for Ride the Rockies

The Denver Post Ride the Rockies on Saturday unveiled the route for the cycling event’s 30th anniversary, with Westcliffe being added as a tour stop for the first time. The 2015 ride, which will...

DATE: Feb. 7, 2015 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Bills seek late-term abortion ban

SANTA FE – Republican lawmakers in New Mexico are proposing a ban on late-term abortions and a requirement for minors to notify parents within 48 hours before terminating a pregnancy. The proposal...

DATE: Feb. 7, 2015 | CATEGORY: Regional News

NSA center provokes cyber-attacks in Utah

SALT LAKE CITY – Utah state officials have seen what they describe as a sharp uptick in attempts to hack into state computers in the last two years, and they think it related to the NSA data center...

DATE: Feb. 6, 2015 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Denver mayor cancels speech amid protest over shooting

DENVER – Denver Mayor Michael Hancock canceled a speech to a gay-rights conference because of protests at the event over the police department’s fatal shooting of a 17-year-old girl, a spokeswoman...

DATE: Feb. 6, 2015 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Meth-lab treasure yields $33,000 in artwork

ALBUQUERQUE – An Albuquerque officer searching a former meth lab stumbled upon artwork by late-Native American artist Al Momaday that was worth more than $30,000 and likely was stolen, police said....

DATE: Feb. 6, 2015 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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