"When I get a little money, I buy books. And if there is any left over, I buy food."
—Deciderius Erasmus (1466?-1536) Dutch Renaissance scholar, theologian
- HUD brings $62.8 million to bear on Colorado flood recovery Fri, 6 Dec 2013 00:52:14 MST
- The federal government on Thursday said nearly $63 million in disaster-recovery funds will flow into Colorado to help counties with housing, infrastructure and economic rehab projects in the wake of September's deadly floods.
- Denver weather: Weekend forecast calls for prolonged frigid temps Fri, 6 Dec 2013 00:50:39 MST
- This bitter-cold snap isn't going to end for quite some time, with no sign of a temperature above freezing in the metro area until next week.
- Operation Walk USA doing 30 free surgeries in Colorado Fri, 6 Dec 2013 00:27:34 MST
- Thirty people who couldn't otherwise afford knee and hip-joint replacements will receive the surgery for free, as a charity organization originally focused on international patients revs up in Denver.
- BLM office struck by possible arson attack Fri, 6 Dec 2013 00:26:07 MST
- An investigation was underway by federal and other authorities after someone smashed computers and other equipment and set fire to the federal Bureau of Land Management office in Gunnison.
- Mandela inspired generations of civil rights backers from a jail cell Fri, 6 Dec 2013 00:25:34 MST
- Reiland Rabaka's life was never the same after he read "The Struggle Is My Life," the political writings of Nelson Mandela.
- Denver sheriff revamps policy on inmate grievances after harsh report Fri, 6 Dec 2013 00:21:52 MST
- The Denver Sheriff's Department has revamped its policies on dealing with inmate allegations of deputy misconduct, days after the city's independent monitor criticized officials for failing to formally investigate dozens of serious complaints of excessive force, sexual abuse and bias.
- New analysis shows health policies in mountain resorts can be cheaper Fri, 6 Dec 2013 00:20:12 MST
- Young health-insurance buyers in expensive mountain areas can pay less than similar consumers in Denver, once federal subsidies kick in, according to a new study on the state exchange.
- Delta school board member faces backlash about transgender comments Fri, 6 Dec 2013 00:18:04 MST
- A Delta school board member is brushing off criticism of her graphic public statements advocating castration for transgender boys and is continuing to push for schools to ignore the legal rights of transgender students.
- Family sues El Paso County after teen refused strip search Fri, 6 Dec 2013 00:03:46 MST
- The family of a 15-year-old girl has sued the El Paso County Commissioner's Office in U.S. District Court claiming that a caseworker's demand to take pictures of a girl's naked buttocks to prove a crime was akin to child abuse itself.
- Mother of teen who was pimped out enraged by probation deal Fri, 6 Dec 2013 00:01:27 MST
- The mother of a teenager victimized by a ring that sold sex with underage girls said she fears the sentence given Thursday to a woman involved in the operation puts her daughter in danger.
- Burst water pipe collapses ceiling at Sandoval magnet school Fri, 6 Dec 2013 00:00:17 MST
- A burst water pipe caused a 30-foot section of ceiling to collapse at Academia Ana Marie Sandoval Wednesday afternoon.
- Aurora seeks to stop lawsuit over Gaylord project Thu, 5 Dec 2013 23:59:41 MST
- The city of Aurora filed a motion late Wednesday, asking that a lawsuit filed against them by a group of hoteliers who oppose the Gaylord Rockies and Conference Center in Aurora be dismissed.
- Argosy University Denver fined $3.3 million for deceptive practices Thu, 5 Dec 2013 23:59:02 MST
- Argosy University Denver, a for-profit school, will pay $3.3 million in restitution and fines for engaging in deceptive marketing practices, the Colorado attorney general's office said Thursday.
- "Ms. Puppy," long-time suspect in Denver double homicide, indicted Thu, 5 Dec 2013 23:58:23 MST
- A Denver grand jury has indicted a man on two counts of murder almost three years after two men were found beaten to death in their home.
- Man seized in federal pot raid pleads not guilty to weapons charge Thu, 5 Dec 2013 23:57:50 MST
- A man arrested in connection with major federal raids on Colorado medical-marijuana businesses pleaded not guilty Thursday to a weapons charge, as a new court document hinted at the depth of the investigation that led to the raids.