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Fort Carson man struck and killed crossing Interstate 25 on foot  Sat, 30 Aug 2014 11:38:49 MDT
The Colorado State Patrol is investigating a crash that happened around midnight Friday in Colorado Springs in which a 23-year-old man was struck by two cars while walking across Interstate 25 near the South Academy exit, authorities say. 
Denver police confirms theft from Chihuly exhibit at Botanic Gardens  Sat, 30 Aug 2014 09:35:14 MDT
Denver police confirmed Friday night that an art theft took place earlier this month at the Denver Botanic Gardens, site of a special exhibit of glass sculpture. 
Third drone flown by tourist in Yellowstone National Park  Sat, 30 Aug 2014 00:14:49 MDT
For the third time this summer, Yellowstone National Park rangers have cited a tourist for illegally flying a drone in the park. 
Golden passes outdoor smoking, vaping ban  Sat, 30 Aug 2014 00:07:19 MDT
GOLDEN — Golden City Council has unanimously approved an ordinance to limit tobacco smoking and use of electronic cigarettes and vaporizers in public spaces. 
Wrongway driver who killed Jefferson County motorcycle deputy gets 6-year sentence  Sat, 30 Aug 2014 00:06:44 MDT
An 83-year-old man who crossed a double yellow line to pass another driver and collided head-on with a Jefferson County sheriff's deputy, killing him, was ordered Friday to serve six years in a halfway house. 
Environmentalists like Tom Steyer see Colorado as key in election  Sat, 30 Aug 2014 00:06:17 MDT
Environmentalists in Colorado may have lost a rallying cry this year when efforts to limit fracking didn't make the ballot, but that hasn't stopped eco-activists from painting a big green bulls-eye on the state. 
Suspect arrested in series of robberies in Aurora  Fri, 29 Aug 2014 23:54:15 MDT
Aurora police on Thursday evening arrested a man they say is a suspect in five bank robberies in the city. 
Air Force Academy vigilant after al-Qaeda names it as terror target  Fri, 29 Aug 2014 23:47:21 MDT
The Air Force Academy on Friday assured the public it is remaining vigilant after reports surfaced that it could be a target for a terrorist attack. 
Labor Day weekend traffic gets break with CDOT suspending road work  Fri, 29 Aug 2014 23:46:57 MDT
State road crews suspended construction work Friday afternoon to help hurry along traffic during the traffic-heavy Labor Day weekend. 
Weld County woman faces prison time for filing false kidnapping report  Fri, 29 Aug 2014 23:45:56 MDT
Changes in a kidnapping story led a Weld County jury to convict a woman for falsely reporting her abduction. 
Albuquerque marijuana measure vetoed by mayor  Fri, 29 Aug 2014 23:44:49 MDT
The mayor of New Mexico's largest city vetoed a measure Friday that would have allowed voters to decide whether to decriminalize marijuana possession in much the same way that councilors in the state's capital did just two days earlier. 
Axel Charrette's memory lives through bicycle project for toddlers  Fri, 29 Aug 2014 23:43:56 MDT
When Jen Charrette watches toddlers scooting around on a pedal-less Strider bikes, she feels a grief-tinged happiness. The children remind her of Axel, her 2-year-old son who was murdered in a Mexican beach town while the family was wintering there in February 2013. Axel liked nothing better than to push himself along on his Strider - or his "chariot" as his parents called it - as fast as his chubby little legs would take him. 
Colorado schools finding ways to bring digital devices into classrooms  Fri, 29 Aug 2014 23:39:41 MDT
Ending what some thought to be a futile fight to keep digital devices out of the classroom, schools around Denver this year are experimenting with ways to embrace personal technology in their lessons. 
Colorado medical marijuana research grants face federal uncertainty  Fri, 29 Aug 2014 23:27:09 MDT
Colorado will begin handing out money for a ground-breaking medical-marijuana research grant program early next year. 
Here comes the sun: Montbello school the recipient of solar energy  Fri, 29 Aug 2014 22:38:37 MDT
Chatting with students Thursday at Academy 360 in Denver's Montbello neighborhood, Mayor Michael Hancock made a little confession: He shared in their wonderment regarding solar energy.