Colorado

A 1/4 ounce, left, and one ounce of marijuana are displayed along with a handful of joints at a dispensary in Denver. (AP Photo/Ed Andrieski)

Colorado voters deciding how to tax pot

DENVER (AP) — A pro-pot jingle in Colorado last year went like this: “Jobs for our people/Money for schools/Who could ask for more?” Nearly a year after Colorado legalized recreational weed, voters get the chance […]

11/01/2013

Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is sworn in on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013, prior to testifying before the House Energy and Commerce Committee hearing on the difficulties plaguing the implementation of the Affordable Care Act.  (AP Photo/ J. Scott Applewhite)

FACT CHECK: A Sebelius dodge at hearing

WASHINGTON (AP) — Here’s what some Republicans want to know: If Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius thinks the new health insurance marketplace is going to be so great, why doesn’t she get her […]

10/30/2013

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

FBI found 4 explosives in Holmes’ apartment

  CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Three FBI experts say they found four types of explosives and other chemicals when they tested items found in Colorado theater shooting defendant James Holmes’ apartment. The experts testified Tuesday […]

10/22/2013

Stacks of papers describing the rules for Washington state's new legal marijuana industry sit on a table at the state Liquor Control Board office in Olympia, Wash., on Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013. (AP Photo/Rachel La Corte)

Washington state approves rules for pot industry

SEATTLE (AP) — Washington became the second U.S. state to adopt rules for the recreational sale of marijuana Wednesday, setting what advocates hope will become a template for the drug’s legalization around the world. “We […]

10/16/2013

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

Officer testifies that Holmes gave ‘self-satisfying’ smirk

CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — A police officer responding to the deadly Colorado theater shooting testified Tuesday that he asked James Holmes twice whether he had an accomplice, but Holmes only looked at him and smiled. […]

10/15/2013

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

Holmes jury selection, trial may take 8 months

  DENVER (AP) — The judge in the Colorado theater shooting case says it could take up to three months to pick a jury and up to five months to conduct the trial of defendant […]

10/09/2013

This photo combo of photos provided by the Office of the Denver District Attorney's Office shows Lorinda Bailey, left, and Wayne Sperling. Bailey and Sperling, the Denver couple accused of starving their four young sons and keeping them in a filthy apartment. (AP Photo/Denver District Arttorney's Office)

Expert says malnourished Colo. boys face long recovery

DENVER (AP) — Four undernourished Colorado boys who were living in squalor and unable to speak face a long and uncertain path to recovery, an expert said, but there is at least some hope for […]

10/09/2013

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

Prosecutors get Holmes’ mental health records

CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Prosecutors in the Colorado theater shootings received defendant James Holmes’ mental health records from the state hospital and the University of Colorado on Monday. The records, sealed in six manila envelopes, […]

10/07/2013

This booking photo released by the Westminster, Colo., Police Department shows Austin Reed Sigg. (AP Photo/Westminster Police Department, file)

Colo. teen pleads guilty in killing of school girl

GOLDEN, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado teen charged with kidnapping and killing a 10-year-old girl pleaded guilty Tuesday to all 22 charges against him, against the advice of his attorneys. Austin Sigg, 18, could be […]

10/01/2013

Chaffee County Sheriff's Deputy Kevin Everson, right, and other deputies walk out the Agnes Vaille Falls trail shortly after leaving the scene of a rock slide that killed five people Monday, Sept. 30, 2013, in Chaffee County, Colo. (AP Photo/P. Solomon Banda)

Deputy: Dad likely saved girl in deadly rock slide

BUENA VISTA, Colo. (AP) — A 13-year-old girl said her father shielded her as boulders crashed down on them on a Colorado hiking trail — an action that authorities say probably saved her life even […]

10/01/2013

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