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Colorado public defenders want children out of restraints in court  Mon, 1 Sep 2014 00:28:29 MDT
He tried to hide the tears from his mother. But the bright orange handcuffs locked his wrists together, and eventually he gave up trying to tug his T-shirt up to his face to wipe them away. 
Denver man pleads guilty to running illegal gambling ring  Mon, 1 Sep 2014 00:14:28 MDT
The man at the center of a multimillion-dollar gambling ring will forfeit millions in luxury cars and goods during his sentencing hearing in November, but the names and reputations of the high 
Almanac: September storms likely not as severe  Sun, 31 Aug 2014 23:27:29 MDT
A more progressive weather pattern that's expected in September will bring several weather systems through Colorado. 
Boulder jail guard loses part of finger in altercation  Sun, 31 Aug 2014 23:22:55 MDT
A Boulder County jail deputy lost part of a finger Saturday when a belligerent inmate allegedly kicked a metal door closed while her hand was on the doorjamb, sheriff's officials said. 
Oil and gas development takes a toll on Weld County roads  Sun, 31 Aug 2014 23:22:29 MDT
Oil and gas development is taking a toll on roads in Weld County, and that toll is adding up to millions of dollars. 
Colorado Balloon Classic lifts off for possibly its last time Monday  Sun, 31 Aug 2014 23:21:32 MDT
The future of the 38th annual Colorado Balloon Classic will remain up in the air Monday as up to 77 hot air balloons are slated to lift off from Memorial Park in Colorado Springs at 7 a.m. 
Colorado researchers probe Parkinson's disease causes, treatments  Sun, 31 Aug 2014 23:14:11 MDT
The corn rows are high and tassled, pumpkins are gaining girth and, amid these signs the fall harvest is near, evidence is growing that farmers and others who live or work around pesticides are at greater risk for neurogenerative disorders such as Parkinson's disease. 
Teens recaptured after escape from youth facility in Golden  Sun, 31 Aug 2014 23:11:32 MDT
A 65-year-old worker at a youth correctional facility here was assaulted early Sunday as four juveniles escaped from the Lookout Mountain Youth Services Center. 
Five people, dog killed in plane crash near Erie Municipal Airport  Sun, 31 Aug 2014 22:03:28 MDT
Five people and a dog died Sunday in a single-engine plane crash near the main runway at Erie Municipal Airport. 
Missing Walsenburg girl, 17, found in Arvada after more than a week  Sun, 31 Aug 2014 21:23:31 MDT
A 17-year-old Walsenburg girl missing for more than a week was found in Arvada, the Huerfano County Sheriff's Office said Sunday. 
Hot-air balloon lands on I-25 in Colorado Springs  Sun, 31 Aug 2014 19:28:43 MDT
A hot-air balloon from the Colorado Balloon Classic landed on an Interstate 25 off ramp in Colorado Springs on Sunday morning, police said. 
Boulder to host a climate change expert grounded in science, faith  Sun, 31 Aug 2014 15:56:55 MDT
As the climate change discussion has evolved in recent years, it has for some become a political litmus test, with many on the right questioning the science behind the claims that human activity is causing global warming, just as many of those on the left accept that as fact. Into that daunting divide steps Katharine Hayhoe, an unusual hybrid in that she is an atmospheric scientist who studies climate change, and is also a conservative Christian, a faith tradition that frequently aligns with right-leaning politics. 
Colorado Springs police shoot 'aggressive' dog during disturbance  Sun, 31 Aug 2014 15:44:14 MDT
COLORADO SPRINGS — Colorado Springs police shot and wounded a dog Sunday afternoon while investigating a reported disturbance near the intersection of South 8th Street and Cimarron. 
Police: Colorado Springs man shot himself during traffic stop  Sun, 31 Aug 2014 14:53:23 MDT
Police in Colorado Springs arrested a man early Sunday after he allegedly shot himself during a traffic stop. 
Denver continuing wet summer through Labor Day, 90 degrees Wednesday  Sun, 31 Aug 2014 12:27:46 MDT
A chance of rain will linger over the Denver metro area through Labor Day before temperature rise to near 90 degrees at midweek, according to the National Weather Service. 
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