Nurses with convictions for sexual offenses, drug thefts and crimes of violence have escaped detection under Colorado’s porous system for licensing health care workers, which has far fewer protections than most states.
PETALUMA, Calif. (AP) — A 17-year-old Chinese Crested Chihuahua with legs bowed out like a frog and an oozing sore is the winner of this year’s World’s Ugliest Dog contest.
Look, we love Fourth of July fireworks just as much as the next patriotic pyromaniac. That’s why we’ve put together this list of notable displays around the Front Range.
But we also love personal space and non-scorched landscapes, which is why we’ve added some contact information for reporting illegal fireworks.
In the six years that Nick Schroth has been making the 500-mile round trip from Palisade to the Front Range to sell produce at farmers markets, he has never seen a dog bite anyone and never heard a complaint from other vendors or customers.
The number of people who have applied to carry a concealed weapon in Colorado this year has almost doubled compared with last year.
Between January and May the number of applications recorded across the state was 31,901, up from 16,574 that had been submitted at the same time last year, according to the Colorado Bureau of Investigation.
While you’re making plans for Taco Tuesday, keep in mind that two taco festivals are taking over the town later this week, which means that everything from traditional tacos to cutting-edge creativity — right down to the masa that goes into the tortillas — will be available for taco fans.
The loss of their 11-year-old son in the Arkansas River a year ago devastated Drake Durkee’s family, setting them on a path to improve river safety. Since Drake got caught below the rapids, seven more people on guided rafting trips have died in Colorado.
A $2 million Powerball ticket was sold Wednesday night in La Junta, Colorado Lottery officials said Thursday.
The ticket was sold at the Loaf ‘N Jug on West 3rd Street in the small southeastern Colorado town.
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Orange County Sheriff Jerry Demings says searchers have recovered the body of a 2-year-old Nebraska boy snatched by an alligator at Walt Disney World.
The boy was attacked Tuesday night as he waded in shallow water at the edge of the Seven Seas Lagoon at Disney’s Grand Floridian resort.
Body camera footage shows a La Junta police sergeant forcefully yanking a handcuffed man out of a department sports utility vehicle onto his head in an encounter last year
RANGELY — Bruce Odland was a long-haired aural artist in the 1970s, a wild-eyed hippy who traversed the country recording unique sounds for his eclectic albums.
BOULDER — Tibet’s Dalai Lama built his case for a happier, friendlier world in sold-out appearances Thursday at the University of Colorado, urging deeper self-study and compassion as remedies to rising tension — continuing a U.S.
Denver authorities announced Wednesday they have ruled the death of a man whose body was found in a trash can earlier this year a homicide.
Marc Koenig, 35, died of blunt force injuries, the Denver Office of the Medical Examiner says.
Wildlife watchers and social media followers rejoiced last month when, at long last, a hulking female grizzly bear named No. 399 emerged from a longer-than-usual hibernation at Grand Teton National Park.
The Colorado Music Festival is one of those artistic jewels that make the state a magical place for classical in summer. The 2016 version opens big in Boulder this week with a concert featuring Jennifer Koh performing the ultra-contemporary Violin Concerto, by Finnish composer Esa-Pekka Salonen.
Police say two men wanted on felony warrants were shot by a bounty hunter in Fort Collins on Wednesday.
Denver prosecutors have filed formal charges against three men in a triple slaying earlier this month that investigators think happened during a marijuana sale.
Chadd Evans, 32, Dejuan Jones, 23, and Deashaun Turrentine, 24, are each charged with two counts of first-degree murder, five counts of attempted first-degree murder and a count of aggravated robbery.
Bee Anantatho was very proud when her restaurant, Thailicious in Edgewater, received a $1,088 tip from a customer this weekend. She and her husband, Surachai Surabotsopon, emigrated from Bangkok to Colorado about five years ago, and opened their Thai restaurant — which specializes in Bangkok-style Thai cuisine — a few years ago.
The last time Sitora Yusufiy walked into the house she once shared with her ex-husband, she did so with a police escort.
The turmoil in the Douglas County School District of the past few months has laid bare fundamental questions over the extent and limits of free expression in the schoolyard, from a student’s right to organize a protest to the way adults in positions of authority converse with students.
Ashley Doolittle’s mother wants her to be remembered for the full life she lived, not her untimely death.
The University of Colorado Art Museum has grown in meaningful ways since Sandra Q. Firman took over as director not so long ago, and the most potent example is the new exhibit by Janelle Iglesias, which runs through July 9.
Tim Gill, a gay philanthropist who made a fortune with his software company Quark Inc. — started in his two-bedroom Denver apartment — is known for using his money to fight for LGBT equality through his Gill Foundation, investing more than $277 million in programs and nonprofits across the nation.
SECURITY – Invisible toxic chemicals are contaminating drinking water for 80,000 people south of Colorado Springs, one of 63 areas nationwide where the chemicals, widely used to fight petroleum fires, have been measured at levels the EPA deems dangerous.
Arts Brookfield, one of downtown Denver’s biggest landlords, is going huge with its art exhibits this month, installing five, giant, inflatable rabbits in front of its two tallest buildings.