LA JUNTA, Colo. (AP) — Three of four fugitives have been recaptured after breaking out of jail in southeastern Colorado. The Pueblo Chieftain reports local authorities say 23-year-old Angel Castrejon is still at large. He was facing drug charges and had escaped before from the same jail in Otero County. Sheriff's deputies them men escaped after overpowering jail guards.
DENVER (AP) — Colorado mental health providers would get expanded authority to report threats to places like movie theaters and schools under a bill given initial approval in the state House. The proposal is a response to the Aurora movie theater shooting. Currently, mental health professionals have a duty to report threats directed at specific persons.
CASTLE ROCK, Colo. (AP) — Prosecutors say at least one doctor who examined a man on trial in the 2002 killing of a corrections officer found him mentally fit to stand trial. Edward Montour is accused of killing Eric Autobee by striking him in the head with a kitchen ladle at Limon Correctional Facility. Montour pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity in the death penalty case.
PALISADE, Colo. (AP) — A stretch of Interstate 70 in western Colorado has reopened after the discovery of several pounds of old dynamite on a property nearby. The highway closed in both directions for two miles between Palisade and Clifton while specialists removed the explosives. KKCO-TV reports authorities were concerned that an explosion could cause a rock slide.