DENVER (AP) — The judge in the Aurora theater shootings case has rebuffed a request by the defense to further limit public access to documents in the case. Attorneys for defendant James Holmes had asked the court to stop posting documents online and deny public access to transcripts and the docket, a weekly summary of court developments. Media groups including The Associated Press objected.
DENVER (AP) — A threatened Colorado boycott by hunters opposed to the state's recent legislation meant to curtail gun violence has failed to materialize. The Denver Post reports that the boycott was a bust, now that the state's primary big game hunting seasons have closed. Colorado Parks and Wildlife says they are up about 5,000 licenses over last year at this time.
DENVER (AP) — Colorado is dramatically behind its goals for getting people to sign up for health insurance under the new health care law. Officials say enrollment through Colorado's state-run exchange is barely half the state's worst-case projection.
NEW YORK (AP) — Colorado midfielder Dillon Powers has been voted Major League Soccer's Rookie of the Year. The 22-year-old from Notre Dame started 29 games and had five goals and six assists this season. The league said today that Powers received 93 percent of team, media and player votes. Rapids forward Deshorn Brown was second at 75 percent.