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Male gang member arrested in Colorado prison chief’s killing

DENVER – A white supremacist prison gang member was arrested and another was still being sought for questioning Friday in the death of Colorado’s prisons chief as authorities investigated whether...

DATE: April 5, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Pot taxes in Colo. could exceed 30%

DENVER – A legislative panel decided Friday that marijuana in Colorado could be taxed at rates above 30 percent. But voters would have to OK the taxes, and some lawmakers fear the state’s...

DATE: April 5, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Pawnee Grassland drilling considered

GREELEY – The U.S. Forest Service is considering the potential environmental effect of increased natural-gas and oil exploration and drilling on large portions of the Pawnee National Grassland in...

DATE: April 3, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Neighbors may get to weigh in on Colo. pot shops

DENVER – Future recreational marijuana shops in Colorado could be required to ask neighbors before opening their doors, under a legislative proposal announced Thursday.The requirement would address...

DATE: April 3, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

State House approves $20.5B budget

DENVER – Citing Colorado’s slain prisons chief, the state House shifted money to the state parole system Thursday as it approved a $20.5 billion budget for next year.The budget also includes more...

DATE: April 3, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

N.M. has warning for treasure hunters

ALBUQUERQUE – A collection of gold and jewels that a retired Santa Fe art dealer says he stashed in the mountains north of Santa Fe has generated so much interest from amateur treasure hunters that...

DATE: April 3, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Hickenlooper orders inmate records audited

COLORADO SPRINGS – Colorado’s governor announced a sweeping review of the state’s prison and parole operations Thursday as more evidence piled up showing how a white supremacist gang member slipped...

DATE: April 3, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Holmes’ doctor warned of threat

CENTENNIAL – A psychiatrist who treated James Holmes told campus police a month before the Aurora theater attack that Holmes had homicidal thoughts and was a danger to the public, according to...

DATE: April 3, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

2 sought in Colo. shooting

DENVER – Authorities investigating the death of Colorado’s prisons chief have issued an alert seeking two members of a white supremacist prison gang.El Paso County Sheriff’s Office Lt. Jeff Kramer...

DATE: April 2, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

State’s water users gird for a dry 2013

DENVER – Back-to-back, drought-plagued winters have prompted Colorado water users and providers to prepare for another dry year.Xcel Energy is relaxing some of its water rights on the Colorado...

DATE: April 2, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Report praises response to deadly Colorado wildfire

DENVER – A review of the most destructive wildfire in Colorado history released Wednesday found much to praise and few problems in the way Colorado Springs agencies responded.Investigators say the...

DATE: April 2, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Prosecutors seek execution in Aurora shooting case

CENTENNIAL – For James Holmes, “justice is death,” prosecutors said Monday in announcing they will seek his execution if he is convicted in the Aurora movie theater attack that killed 12 people.The...

DATE: March 31, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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