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Walls collapse as crews extinguish Denver apartment fire  Wed, 23 Jul 2014 06:07:57 MDT
It took more than two hours for crews to snuff out an apartment fire in Denver early Wednesday morning. 
Millions of dollars pour into Gardner-Udall race for U.S. Senate  Wed, 23 Jul 2014 04:12:53 MDT
The U.S. Senate showdown between Democrat Mark Udall and Republican Cory Gardner is less than five months old, but already the race is on pace to become one of the most expensive elections in Colorado history. 
Denver attorneys offer $3.25 million to jail inmate tortured, beaten  Wed, 23 Jul 2014 04:10:53 MDT
Denver city attorneys have agreed to pay $3.25 million to a former jail inmate who accused guards of ignoring his screams while being tortured, choking him later when he complained about his pain and then covering up the abuse. City officials called it the largest settlement of its kind. 
Interim Denver sheriff has misdemeanor record for false reporting  Wed, 23 Jul 2014 03:41:27 MDT
Denver's new interim sheriff has a misdemeanor criminal record for lying to a judge about having car insurance. 
John Hickenlooper names Colorado business leaders in his corner  Wed, 23 Jul 2014 03:40:22 MDT
From now to November, candidates for Colorado governor will compare their business credentials to woo voters, and incumbent John Hickenlooper on Tuesday presented 100 names — Democrats, Republicans and the politically unaffiliated — who vouch for him. 
Aurora theater shooting trial set for December, over defense objection  Wed, 23 Jul 2014 03:37:20 MDT
The long-awaited trial in the Aurora movie theater murder case was rescheduled Tuesday to begin Dec. 8, despite the objection of a defense attorney. 
Federal judge weighs request to strike down Colorado gay marriage ban  Wed, 23 Jul 2014 03:36:46 MDT
A federal judge said he would soon decide whether to allow Colorado same-sex couples to wed immediately or stay a case brought by six gay couples until the U.S. Supreme Court decides a Utah lawsuit. 
Rally against personhood measure held at Colorado Capitol  Wed, 23 Jul 2014 03:34:37 MDT
A ballot measure that would change wording in the Colorado Criminal Code and Wrongful Death Act to include unborn human beings drew opponents and supporters to the state Capitol on Tuesday, with both sides vehemently arguing the initiative's eventual endgame. 
Deputy: Centennial woman was nervous after man's overdose death  Wed, 23 Jul 2014 03:34:14 MDT
As investigators examined the 21-year-old's body, Almeda Sullivan repeatedly and nervously asked the sheriff's deputy if she could leave. 
Denver cop and his wife plead not guilty to charges in brawling case  Wed, 23 Jul 2014 03:33:42 MDT
A Denver police officer and his wife who were involved in a drunken brawl involving another Denver cop and his wife both pleaded not guilty to charges in Arapahoe County court Tuesday afternoon. 
Court hearing for Broncos safety T.J. Ward delayed until Aug. 4  Wed, 23 Jul 2014 03:33:11 MDT
A Denver County Court judge delayed a hearing Tuesday for Broncos safety T.J. Ward, who is accused of throwing a glass mug at a bartender, at the request of his lawyer. 
Mesa County Republicans choose a new candidate to replace Steve King  Wed, 23 Jul 2014 03:32:48 MDT
Mesa County Republicans chose a Mesa County Sheriff's Office sergeant to fill the ballot slot left vacant when Sen. Steve King dropped out of the race last week as he faces an investigation into his multiple jobs while serving in the legislature. 
Denver police have suspect in custody in Wells Fargo robbery  Wed, 23 Jul 2014 03:26:40 MDT
Denver police have a man in custody who may been a suspected elderly bank robber. 
Motorcyclist dies after accident with car in Aurora  Wed, 23 Jul 2014 03:25:12 MDT
A motorcyclist died when he was thrown from the bike after hitting a car that turned into his lane in Aurora Monday, police said. 
Second storm was too much for Ute Pass flood mitigation  Wed, 23 Jul 2014 03:24:29 MDT
Officials praised flood-mitigation work up and down Ute Pass after rains caused road closures July 16, but a more intense weather event three days later proved that millions of dollars of work can only do so much when heavy storms strike quickly.