John Hickenlooper

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper speaks at a news conference at the Capitol in Denver in this Wednesday, May 22, 2013 file photo. Hickenlooper Saturday afternoon May 17, 2014 will sign Colorado's "Right To Try" bill, which was passed unanimously in the state Legislature. The "Right To Try" law allows terminally ill patients to obtain experimental drugs without getting federal approval. The bill doesn't require drug companies to provide any drug outside federal parameters, and there's no indication pharmaceutical companies will do so. (AP Photo/Ed Andrieski, File)

States move to expand experimental drugs for some

DENVER (AP) — Nick Auden didn’t live to see the legislation, but the case of the Denver melanoma patient who died while seeking access to an experimental drug helped inspire a first-of-its kind law in […]

05/17/2014

New Colorado? Rural voters approve secession idea

DENVER (AP) — The nation’s newest state, if rural Colorado residents had their way, would be about the size of Vermont but with the population of a small town spread across miles of farmland. There […]

11/11/2013

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

People walk through a severely flooded neighborhood in Lyons, Colo., on Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013. Residents displaced by last week's flooding in the Colorado canyon town were allowed past National Guard roadblocks Thursday to find a scene of tangled power lines, downed utility poles, mud-caked homes and vehicles, and work crews furiously clearing debris and trying to restore power, water and sewer service.   (AP Photo/Chris Schneider)

New flood-related oil spills reported in Colorado (photos)

DENVER (AP) — More spills were revealed Friday in a Colorado oilfield swamped by floodwaters as cleanup efforts remained stalled due to high waters and regulators cautioned that more oil releases were likely to be […]

09/20/2013

Former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa (AP Photo)

Villaraigosa heading to Utah for Romney event

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa will spend a few hours hobnobbing Thursday with political and business leaders at former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney’s “Experts and Enthusiasts” retreat in Park City, Utah, then return […]

06/06/2013

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Wash. set to release draft rules for pot industry

SEATTLE (AP) — They’ve spent nearly eight months visiting marijuana grow houses, studying the science of getting high and earning nicknames like “the queen of weed.” Now, officials in Washington are taking their first stab […]

05/16/2013

Evan Spencer Ebel (AP Photo)

Gun evidence links Ebel, Clements’ death

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Gun evidence links a Colorado parolee fatally shot in Texas with the death of Colorado’s corrections’ chief, investigators said Monday.

03/25/2013

Evan Spencer Ebel (AP Photo)

Prison chief’s death highlights safety concerns

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The newest warden was sworn in Friday to oversee South Carolina’s Lee Correctional Institution, a prison described by Gov. Nikki Haley as a dangerous place “housing the worst of the worst of our convicts.”

03/24/2013

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Both sides of gun debate make public appeals

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two of the loudest voices in the gun debate say it’s up to voters now to make their position known to Congress.

03/24/2013

Evan Spencer Ebel (AP Photo)

Man tied to Colo. prison chief death dies in Texas

DECATUR, Texas (AP) — A medical examiner’s office says a man identified as a parolee possibly linked to the slaying of Colorado’s state prisons chief has died after he was gravely wounded in a high-speed police chase in Texas.

03/22/2013

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Corrections Dept. chief shot, killed at home

MONUMENT, Colo. (AP) — The executive director of the Colorado Department of Corrections was shot and killed when he answered the front door of his house, and police are searching for the gunman.

03/20/2013

Gov. John Hickenlooper (r), bows his head in prayer at the reopening and remembrance ceremony at the Century Aurora cinema, in Aurora, Colorado. (AP Photo)

Colorado movie theater reopens with ceremony

AURORA, Colo. (AP) — The Colorado movie theater where a gunman killed 12 people and wounded dozens of others has reopened with a private ceremony for victims, first responders and officials.

01/17/2013

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