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59 min ago | The Washington Post
Demand for driver's licenses in Colorado is higher than expected under a new law that offers state-issued IDs to residents regardless of immigration status. In August, the first month the law went into effect, 100 percent of the slots to apply were filled, according to the Colorado Department of Revenue.
3 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle
A Wichita school safety official and former police sergeant who is charged with multiple child sex crimes in Sedgwick County also is facing child sex charges in Colorado. Alex Robinson has been charged in El Paso County, Colo., with two counts of sexual assault on a child by a person in a position of trust, said Lee Richards, spokeswoman for the District Attorney's Office in Colorado Springs.
3 hrs ago | The Gazette
A Fort Collins police officer was arrested and fired after investigators say he used agency resources to stalk a woman. The Coloradoan reports 29-year-old Jarett Branson was fired Tuesday after he was charged with stalking, criminal trespass and official misconduct.
Responding to an ongoing CALL7 Investigation about a series of child safety errors, Colorado Department of Human Services officials on Tuesday acknowledged the department does not require counties to report such failures. Officials also confirmed a CDHS child protection team has been sent in to evaluate and review cases and other child safety issues the CALL7 investigators uncovered at the Denver Department of Human Services.
The Colorado Department of Transportation already closed the 5-mile segment from Summit Lake to the top of Mount Evans the day after Labor Day per their agreement with the U.S. Forest Service. The top of Mount Evans is 14,264 feet.
A pair of dueling ads in the Colorado Senate race aimed primarily at women voters provides an illustrative snapshot of the strategies Republicans and Democrats are deploying there to compete for a crucial part of the electorate. Democrats want to cast Rep. Cory Gardner as an extremist on abortion and contraception.
15, 2015, at the Pennsylvania State Police Barracks at Stonington for the late Corporal Bryan Dickson of Dunmore. The parents of a woman killed in the Colorado theater shootings are suing four online retailers they say sold ammunition, tear gas and equipment used in the attack.
Pamela Popp, a sepsis survivor, listens for a "heart rate" on a practice dummy during a medical training demonstration in a mobile lab in Centennial on Monday. Looking on is Tara Crockett of Medical Simulation Corp. Sepsis is a leading cause of death in the United States, yet fewer than half of Americans surveyed have heard of it.
The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment is having a public hearing Tuesday morning to talk about proposed rules for the state's medical marijuana program that could impact dozens of families. The proposed rules would stop medical marijuana caregivers from serving more than 10 patients at a time.
A press release today from Colorado Ethics Watch announces that group's request for an investigation by the U.S. Office of Congressional Ethics of GOP Rep. Mike Coffman , citing what they consider excessively heavy-and excessively political-use of the so-called "franking privilege," or free mailings to constituents that aren't supposed to be related to electioneering. Today, Colorado Ethics Watch asked the Office of Congressional Ethics to determine whether Rep. Mike Coffman abused the Congressional franking privilege, using tax dollars to support his re-election campaign.
The Mulberry bridge in Fort Collins is being replaced. There however will be a year-long detour in the process.
14, 2014, in Blooming Grove Township, Pa. Authorities are increasingly concerned about a hoax in which video game players lash out at online opponents by making fake 911 calls that send SWAT teams to their homes.
The State of Colorado has awarded the organization with $4,000,000 in Disaster Recovery funds from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to construct 35 new homes in partnership with flood survivors over the next 12 months.
Rep. Mike Coffman, R-Colo., spends most of his days campaigning furiously across his suburban Denver district, which Democrats and Republicans view as one of the most competitive House races in the country. But on Saturday nights, from 7 to 9 p.m., the retired Marine and former Colorado secretary of state first elected to Congress in 2008 takes a break from campaigning to learn Spanish.
Latisha Alvarado Barrington, a psychology major at the University of Colorado Denver, prepares to leave the Auraria Campus on Wednesday. Barrington faced a lot of hurdles growing up in the foster care system.
Updated: Wed Sep 17, 2014 08:36 am
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