Bill to extend last call at bars advances

DENVER – Colorado cities and towns would have the power to extend bar hours past 2 a.m. under a proposal advanced Wednesday by lawmakers who said it could reduce the large, unruly crowds from the...

DATE: Jan. 28, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Education-reform law to be challenged

DENVER (AP) – The Colorado Education Association plans to announce today it will take legal and legislative action against a provision in the state’s teacher-effectiveness law that could leave...

DATE: Jan. 27, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Denver police: Student fire apparent suicide attempt

WESTMINSTER – A 16-year-old boy set himself on fire at a suburban Denver high school on Monday in an apparent suicide attempt that left him critically injured, authorities said. The boy didn’t make...

DATE: Jan. 26, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Cannabis contests join Denver County Fair

DENVER – Pot at the county fair? Why not? Colorado’s Denver County is adding cannabis-themed contests to its 2014 summer fair. It’s the first time pot plants will stand alongside tomato plants and...

DATE: Jan. 26, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Broncos banners fly at high court

They say justice is blind, but, like the rest of Colorado, the state’s high court can’t help but see in blue and orange. Colorado’s Supreme Court justices join the rest of the state in the...

DATE: Jan. 25, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Nation/World Briefs

2 Toledo firefighters killed in building fire TOLEDO, Ohio – Two firefighters battling a blaze Sunday at an apartment complex near downtown Toledo have been killed. Toledo Fire Department Chief...

DATE: Jan. 25, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Ariz. man gets life sentence in ex-wife’s killing

PRESCOTT, Ariz. – An Arizona stockbroker convicted of killing his ex-wife was sentenced Friday to spend the rest of his life in prison for what the presiding judge said was a brutal, gruesome crime...

DATE: Jan. 25, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorado pups to star in Puppy Bowl

FORT COLLINS (AP) – Peyton Manning won’t be the only quarterback shining on Super Bowl Sunday. Laney, a 6-month-old Brittany Spaniel mix from Wellington, will be one of more than 60 puppies taking...

DATE: Jan. 25, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Utah lawmakers face hot-button issues

SALT LAKE CITY – Utah’s legislative session starts Monday after several busy months that saw the resignation and replacement of the state’s attorney general and the surprise legalization of gay...

DATE: Jan. 25, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Ariz. GOP censures McCain for ‘liberal’ record

PHOENIX (AP) – The Arizona Republican Party formally censured Sen. John McCain on Saturday, citing a voting record they say is insufficiently conservative. The resolution to censure McCain was...

DATE: Jan. 25, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Deals aim to ease mountain traffic

DENVER (AP) – Re-engineering is making a dent in congestion along the Interstate 70 mountain corridor, but Colorado transportation managers are turning to psychology to persuade motorists to at...

DATE: Jan. 25, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

GOP calls for Colo. fire fleet

DENVER – Colorado Republicans want the state to buy an aerial firefighting fleet to help combat wildfires, but it’s an idea Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper does not support. Republicans will...

DATE: Jan. 24, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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