Colorado

Employees trim pot plants to be sold at Medicine Man marijuana dispensary in Denver, Friday Dec. 27, 2013. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)

Denver dispenses recreational pot sales licenses

DENVER (AP) — The first batch of Denver businesses approved to sell recreational marijuana got their licenses Friday, the owners mugging for pictures and saying they never thought they’d see the day when they’d get […]

12/27/2013

Parker Semin, a 2011 Arapahoe High School graduate, prays at a makeshift memorial bearing the name of wounded student Claire Davis, who was shot by a classmate during school three days earlier in an attack, in front of Arapahoe High School in Centennial, Colo., Monday, Dec. 16, 2013. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)

Teen who was shot at Colo. school dies

LITTLETON, Colo. (AP) – A suburban Denver high school student who was shot in the head by a classmate has died, hospital officials said in a statement Saturday. Claire Davis, 17, was in critical condition […]

12/21/2013

Nathan Louis Campbell, 38, a transient from Colorado, in Los Angeles Superior Court, Aug. 6, 2013. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

Tourists testify of Venice Beach auto rampage terror

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Police officers were expected to take the stand after witnesses from around the world testified in several languages about the terror they felt when a black sedan plowed through a crowd […]

12/18/2013

Oct. 16, 2013: An ATM sits next to a rack of marijuana clone plants that are used to grow medical marijuana at The Joint, a medical marijuana dispensary in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)

Study looks at marijuana demand in Washington

SEATTLE (AP) — Figuring out how much marijuana people use has been one of the trickiest, and most important, questions facing the bureaucrats who are setting up Washington state’s new legal pot system. Underestimate demand, […]

12/18/2013

Parker Semin, a 2011 Arapahoe High School graduate, prays at a makeshift memorial bearing the name of wounded student Claire Davis, who was shot by a classmate during school three days earlier in an attack, in front of Arapahoe High School in Centennial, Colo., Monday, Dec. 16, 2013. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)

Memorial for wounded Colorado student growing

CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Support and concern for a 17-year-old girl critically wounded by a fellow student at a suburban Denver high school poured in Monday, both online and at a makeshift memorial at the […]

12/16/2013

A sheriff deputy talks on his radio at Arapahoe High School in Centennial, Colo., on Dec. 13, 2013, where a student shot at least one other student at a Colorado high school before he apparently killed himself, authorities said. (AP Photo/Ed Andrieski)

Sheriff: Colo. school shooter wounds 2, kills self

CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — A suburban Denver student shot two other students at a high school Friday before he apparently killed himself, authorities said. Arapahoe County Sheriff Grayson Robinson said the shooter entered Arapahoe High […]

12/13/2013

In this still image taken from video provided by Fox 31 Denver, students gather just outside of Arapahoe High School as police respond to reports of a shooting at Arapahoe High School in Centennial, Colo. on Dec. 13, 2013. (AP Photo/KDVR)

Sheriff: Suspect in Colorado school shooting dies

  CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — A suburban Denver student shot at least one other student at a high school Friday before he apparently turned the gun on himself, authorities said. Arapahoe County Sheriff Grayson Robinson […]

12/13/2013

School shooting

Police respond to shooting report at Colo. school

CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — A hospital spokesman says a student is in critical condition after reports of a shooting at a school in suburban Denver. Jason Dunkel, spokesman for Littleton Adventist Hospital, says the student […]

12/13/2013

Aron Ralston booking photo.  (AP Photo/Denver Police)

Domestic case dropped against ’127 Hours’ figure

DENVER (AP) — A domestic violence case has been dismissed against Aron Ralston, a Colorado adventurer whose self-amputation ordeal was made into the movie “127 Hours.” A court spokeswoman said Monday the case was dropped […]

12/09/2013

Court hears discrimination case over wedding cake

DENVER (AP) — A Colorado baker who refused to make a wedding cake for a same-sex ceremony is defending his decision. An attorney for Masterpiece Cakeshop in suburban Denver says the baker has a right […]

12/05/2013

Aurora theater shooting suspect James Holmes in court in Centennial, Colo. (AP Photo/The Denver Post, Andy Cross)

Theater shooting trial postponed over sanity issue

CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — The judge in the Colorado theater shootings case on Thursday indefinitely postponed the trial of James Holmes so attorneys can argue whether he should undergo further psychiatric evaluation. Holmes’ trial had […]

11/21/2013

A carbon monoxide alarm. (AP Photo)

Leak spurs talk of school carbon monoxide alarms

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A gas leak at a Utah elementary school that sickened more than 40 people has ignited concerns about the fact that the state is among many that don’t require schools […]

11/19/2013

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