Teacher removes explosive from a northern Colorado high school

DENVER – A teacher removed a suspicious package left inside a northern Colorado school that was later determined to be an active explosive, authorities said Tuesday. However, police in Lafayette...

DATE: May 13, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Judge delays decision on Holmes insanity plea

CENTENNIAL – Lawyers for the Aurora theater shooting suspect told a judge Monday he wants to change his plea to not guilty by reason of insanity, but the judge won’t immediately rule on whether to...

DATE: May 12, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Anti-drillers mull next steps

DENVER – They packed committee hearings, waved signs and even publicly heckled Colorado’s governor. But natural-gas and oil-drilling critics saw one political failure after another in the...

DATE: May 12, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Prince Harry helps kick off games

COLORADO SPRINGS – Escorted by Britain’s Prince Harry and swimming superstar Missy Franklin, a U.S. Navy officer blinded by an improvised bomb in Afghanistan lit an Olympic-style cauldron Saturday...

DATE: May 11, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Olympians, execs to greet Prince Harry

SEDALIA – Britain’s Prince Harry will mingle with Olympians including Missy Franklin as well as British business executives, students and military officers living in Colorado before cheering on...

DATE: May 10, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Governor: Caution needed to prevent fires

CENTENNIAL – Gov. John Hickenlooper urged Coloradans on Thursday to remain cautious and prevent wildfires despite recent snow and rain, warning that Colorado is still preparing for another...

DATE: May 8, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

C-130 crews practice firefighting

CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Two Air National Guard units that fly C-130 cargo planes to combat wildfires are taking part in annual training this week under new standards and procedures adopted since one of...

DATE: May 6, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Bombing suspect’s burial becomes issue in Denver

DENVER – Officials with Colorado’s largest mosque Tuesday repudiated a Muslim leader’s offer to bury suspected Boston Marathon bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev in a Denver-area cemetery, saying it’s the...

DATE: May 6, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Debate about driving stoned looks settled in Colorado

DENVER – Colorado’s long, tortured debate about stoned driving came to a quiet end Tuesday when the state Senate gave final approval to a blood-limit standard they’d rejected several times before....

DATE: May 6, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Aurora shootings suspect plans to enter insanity plea

DENVER – The man accused in the deadly Aurora theater shootings wants to change his plea to not guilty by reason of insanity, his lawyers said Tuesday, despite their fears that the plea could...

DATE: May 6, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Man, 32, dies while swinging in Utah

SALT LAKE CITY – The high-risk sport of swinging wildly on ropes through canyon and arch openings in southern Utah has left a second man dead in little more than a month.Adam Jason Weber fell about...

DATE: May 5, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Farmington mall shooting sparks fears of gang war

FARMINGTON – A recent mall shooting in Farmington has sparked increased policing in neighborhoods amid fears of a new gang war.The Daily Times of Farmington reported that aggressive patrols come...

DATE: May 5, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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