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Mesa County Republicans choose a new candidate to replace Steve King  Wed, 23 Jul 2014 03:32:48 MDT
Mesa County Republicans chose a Mesa County Sheriff's Office sergeant to fill the ballot slot left vacant when Sen. Steve King dropped out of the race last week as he faces an investigation into his multiple jobs while serving in the legislature. 
Denver police have suspect in custody in Wells Fargo robbery  Wed, 23 Jul 2014 03:26:40 MDT
Denver police have a man in custody who may been a suspected elderly bank robber. 
Motorcyclist dies after accident with car in Aurora  Wed, 23 Jul 2014 03:25:12 MDT
A motorcyclist died when he was thrown from the bike after hitting a car that turned into his lane in Aurora Monday, police said. 
Second storm was too much for Ute Pass flood mitigation  Wed, 23 Jul 2014 03:24:29 MDT
Officials praised flood-mitigation work up and down Ute Pass after rains caused road closures July 16, but a more intense weather event three days later proved that millions of dollars of work can only do so much when heavy storms strike quickly. 
No pot issues on Jefferson County ballot this year  Wed, 23 Jul 2014 03:21:32 MDT
Jefferson County residents will not see any questions regarding recreational marijuana on the ballot in November, the county commissioners decided Tuesday. 
Colorado AG loses another round from Court of Appeals on TABOR lawsuit  Wed, 23 Jul 2014 03:20:39 MDT
Attorney General John Suthers has lost his request to have the entire 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals rehear a decision by a court panel that ruled Coloradans have a right to challenge the constitutionality of the Colorado Taxpayer's Bill of Rights. 
Legal, financial issues lead to closing of 3 rural Bella's Markets  Wed, 23 Jul 2014 03:20:11 MDT
A financially troubled grocer is shuttering three locations, marking another blow for residents of rural towns already struggling with the company's inability to keep food on its shelves. 
Denver attorneys offer $3.25 million to jail inmate tortured, beaten  Wed, 23 Jul 2014 03:16:38 MDT
Denver city attorneys have agreed to pay $3.25 million to a former jail inmate who accused guards of ignoring his screams while being tortured, choking him later when he complained about his pain and then covering up the abuse. City officials called it the largest settlement of its kind. 
Federal judge weighs request to strike down Colorado gay marriage ban  Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:13:22 MDT
A federal judge said he would soon decide whether to allow Colorado same-sex couples to wed immediately or stay a case brought by six gay couples until the U.S. Supreme Court decides a Utah lawsuit. 
John Hickenlooper names Colorado business leaders in his corner  Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:11:34 MDT
From now to November, candidates for Colorado governor will compare their business credentials to woo voters, and incumbent John Hickenlooper on Tuesday presented 100 names — Democrats, Republicans and the politically unaffiliated — who vouch for him. 
Rally against personhood measure held at Colorado Capitol  Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:10:00 MDT
A ballot measure that would change wording in the Colorado Criminal Code and Wrongful Death Act to include unborn human beings drew opponents and supporters to the state Capitol on Tuesday, with both sides vehemently arguing the initiative's eventual endgame. 
Denver cop and his wife plead not guilty to charges in brawling case  Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:09:09 MDT
A Denver police officer and his wife who were involved in a drunken brawl involving another Denver cop and his wife both pleaded not guilty to charges in Arapahoe County court Tuesday afternoon. 
Deputy: Centennial woman was nervous after man's overdose death  Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:08:09 MDT
As investigators examined the 21-year-old's body, Almeda Sullivan repeatedly and nervously asked the sheriff's deputy if she could leave. 
Aurora theater shooting trial set for December, over defense objection  Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:07:27 MDT
The long-awaited trial in the Aurora movie theater murder case was rescheduled Tuesday to begin Dec. 8, despite the objection of a defense attorney. 
Court hearing for Broncos safety T.J. Ward delayed until Aug. 4  Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:05:28 MDT
A Denver County Court judge delayed a hearing Tuesday for Broncos safety T.J. Ward, who is accused of throwing a glass mug at a bartender, at the request of his lawyer.