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Here is the latest Colorado news from The Associated Press

Associated Press Updated: December 21, 2014 at 5:00 am

DENVER (AP) — A strong winter storm is moving into the Colorado mountains and could bring heavy snowfall. Forecasters say the north central mountains could see 1 to 2 feet of fresh snowfall from today into tomorrow. A winter storm warning is in effect for the area. Officials say travel in and out of the high country will be difficult.

AURORA, Colo. (AP) — A memorial to honor the victims of the Aurora theater shooting will be built at the Aurora Municipal Center. The city is extending its current garden at the municipal center to make room. The Denver Post reports a committee picked the site to remember the victims as well as the people who survived and everyone else affected.

WALSENBURG, Colo. (AP) — Walsenburg police say a man accused of firing shots in the air after confronting the Huerfano County sheriff has been found dead. Capt. Vince Suarez said yesterday that James Stetler apparently killed himself after police tried to arrest him. Police say Stetler confronted Sheriff Bruce Newman on Thursday complaining about government issues and was chased off the sheriff's property. He fired four or five gunshots as he left.

DENVER (AP) — Hundreds of people attended a vigil yesterday for a Denver police officer injured during a student march. The family of officer John Adsit says he is in critical condition after undergoing eight surgeries and coming down with pneumonia. Adsit and three other bicycle officers were hit by a driver who suffered a medical emergency as they monitored a protest Dec. 3.

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