Ex-Adams County teacher ordered to trail on sex charges

BRIGHTON, Colo. (AP) — A judge ordered a former Adams County elementary school teacher to stand trial on charges that he allegedly sexually assaulted six of his students.

Prosecutors accuse 65-year-old...

Denver police ticket driver after semi hit bridges

DENVER (AP) — Denver police have ticketed the driver of a semitrailer suspected of striking the bottom of three bridges over Interstate 25.

Police say 51-year-old Michael Stollsteimer continued driving after...

Colorado theater shooter being assessed for prison

DENVER (AP) — Colorado theater shooter James Holmes is being assessed at a Denver facility to determine where he should begin serving his lifelong prison sentence.

Department of Corrections spokeswoman...

Justin Morneau set to begin rehab assignment

DENVER (AP) — Colorado Rockies first baseman Justin Morneau, who's missed most of the season with a neck injury and concussion symptoms, begins a minor league rehab assignment with the Double-A New Britain Rock...

4th congressional hearing planned on Colorado mine blowout

DENVER (AP) — A fourth congressional hearing is planned on the release of tainted wastewater from a Colorado gold mine that affected three states.

The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee announced...

Huskers' Lewis goes from jail in 2014 to team captain in '15

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska offensive lineman Alex Lewis doesn't run away from that spring night in 2013 that threatened to derail his football career. He owns it but refuses to let it define him.

It was 15...

EPA: Clean water rule in effect despite court ruling

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Environmental Protection Agency says it is going forward with a new federal rule to protect small streams, tributaries and wetlands, despite a court ruling that blocked the measure in 13...

New trial date for man accused in death of teen girlfriend

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — An 18-year-old Colorado man accused of killing his teenage girlfriend three years ago because he thought she was pregnant is slated to face a murder charge in March after a judge set a new...