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2-month-old child in Denver abuse case dies; mother in custody  Thu, 31 Jul 2014 23:54:19 MDT
A 2-month-old victim of suspected child abuse last weekend died Thursday, Denver police announced. The mother, 21-year-old Kelsy Newell-Skinner, was arrested on Monday and remains in custody. 
Colorado's marijuana edible manufacturers face tougher rules  Thu, 31 Jul 2014 23:52:43 MDT
Colorado's recreational marijuana edible manufacturers face tougher rules on potency, serving size and packaging of their products under stopgap rules expected to be adopted by state regulators Thursday. 
Interim Denver Sheriff Elias Diggins isn't just warming a seat  Thu, 31 Jul 2014 23:51:50 MDT
Years ago, Elias Diggins set a goal to one day be Denver's sheriff. Today, Diggins wears the badge as interim sheriff, but he's no longer sure he wants the job. 
Tax fraud convict sentenced to one year of weekend, holiday prison visits  Thu, 31 Jul 2014 23:49:03 MDT
A federal judge sentenced a Thornton man to one year of weekend and holiday prison stays after he admitted systematically filing fraudulent tax returns. 
Adams 12 school board election ruling to be appealed by Figueroa  Thu, 31 Jul 2014 23:47:52 MDT
Incumbent Adams 12 Five Star school board member Rico Figueroa and his supporters decided to file an appeal disputing a ruling that claimed November's election had no winner. 
Wild horse deaths at Mesa Verde highlight problem at national park  Thu, 31 Jul 2014 23:47:06 MDT
The deaths of six wild horses in Mesa Verde National Park this spring and summer have sparked protests and refocused attention on a problem with "trespass livestock" in this southwest a problem with "trespass livestock" in this southwest Colorado park. 
Udall calls for resignation of CIA director in Senate spying scandal  Thu, 31 Jul 2014 23:46:35 MDT
In a major shot to the administration, U.S. Sen. Mark Udall on Thursday demanded the resignation of CIA Director John Brennan in response to a new watchdog report that concluded that CIA officers improperly accessed computer files and records used by the Senate Intelligence Committee. 
Aurora receives several dozen applications for new pot businesses  Thu, 31 Jul 2014 23:45:32 MDT
The city of Aurora has received 40 to 50 applications from people interested in opening recreational marijuana businesses in the city. 
Colorado aid groups cancel trips to African nations where Ebola rages  Thu, 31 Jul 2014 23:44:52 MDT
The rapidly spreading West African Ebola outbreak is sending shudders through Colorado's missionary and health care organizations accustomed to fighting deadly disease under primitive conditions. 
Former Greeley teacher's aide sentenced for child sex assaults  Thu, 31 Jul 2014 23:43:57 MDT
A former teacher's assistant at a Christian school has been sentenced to prison for sexually assaulting a child. 
Prosecutors send new e-mail to survivors of Aurora theater shooting  Thu, 31 Jul 2014 23:43:29 MDT
Prosecutors in the Aurora movie theater shooting case have sent the shooting's survivors an e-mail clarifying that victims are free to speak with defense attorneys. 
Suspect in federal medical marijuana Denver raids gets later curfew  Thu, 31 Jul 2014 23:42:51 MDT
A man charged in connection with the largest-ever federal raids on the Colorado medical-marijuana industry will get to stay out a little later after a judge on Thursday extended his curfew. 
Fired Denver deputy appeals his dismissal for punching inmate, lying  Thu, 31 Jul 2014 23:42:06 MDT
A former Denver Sheriff's deputy fired in April for punching and slamming a jail inmate and then lying about the 2012 incident testified Thursday that he was defending himself at the time. 
Colorado consumers get new tool to compare hospital prices  Thu, 31 Jul 2014 23:41:24 MDT
Consumers get a new tool to compare prices for select procedures at hospitals across Colorado as a website called Colorado Medical Price Compare,, goes live Thursday. 
Aurora police investigate shooting, woman in serious condition  Thu, 31 Jul 2014 22:06:11 MDT
Aurora police are investigating a shooting in the 1200 block of South South Potomac Street.