• Help sought finding gunman in Douglas County camp shooting

    Updated: Mon, Jul 6, 2015

    CASTLE ROCK, Colo. (AP) — The Douglas County sheriff is asking the public for help in finding a person who shot and killed a 60-year-old camper from Monument. Investigators believe Glenn Martin was shot by accident while camping in the Rainbow Falls Park area of the Pike National...

  • Teen who escaped from youth corrections center pleads guilty

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    GOLDEN, Colo. (AP) — A teenager who escaped from a youth corrections facility in Golden after striking a guard in the head with a pillowcase full of rocks has pleaded guilty to several charges. The Jefferson County District Attorney's Office says 18-year-old Zachary Oliver pleaded...

  • Peabody Energy still chafes at strip-mining protest song

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — More than 40 years after it was first recorded, a strip-mining protest song still rankles one of the nation's largest coal mining companies. Peabody Energy Corp., which operates major mines in Wyoming, asked a federal judge in Casper to strike lyrics of...

  • Wildfires in Canada cause air quality advisory in Colorado

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    DENVER (AP) — Smoke from wildfires in western Canada has triggered an air quality advisory in northeastern Colorado. The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment said Monday the smoke could cause problems for people with heart disease or breathing ailments. The advisory...

  • Rookie Emmanuel Mudiay turning heads in practice

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    DENVER (AP) — One practice in and Denver Nuggets point guard Emmanuel Mudiay is already talking titles. An NBA Summer League crown, anyway. Got to love rookies. New coach Michael Malone certainly does — especially this one. Mudiay, the seventh overall pick in the draft last month,...

  • Body of man missing in Lake Granby recovered

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    GRAND LAKE, Colo. (AP) — The body of a 31-year-old man who disappeared in Lake Granby on Friday has been found. Grand County Sheriff Brett Schroetlin says the body of Christopher Mullinex was recovered Monday, three days after he jumped in the water from a pontoon boat while fishing...

  • Lush conditions fuel Colorado increase in rabbit fever

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    DENVER (AP) — Fed by unusually lush vegetation, rabbits have been breeding like rabbits around Colorado, increasing the risk for what normally is a relatively rare bacterial disease in the state. Fifteen people have contracted tularemia, or rabbit fever, so far this year — just five...

  • Fraying family ties cut to heart of theater gunman's defense

    Updated: 7 hr ago

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — They show up in court every day, a visible reminder to jurors that even a killer has parents who love him and don't want him to die. But more than two months into his mass-murder trial, James Holmes has rarely turned around in his seat to acknowledge them....

  • Girl found at Denver fireworks show in human services' care

    Updated: 13 hr ago

    DENVER (AP) — A little girl found alone at Denver's Independence Day fireworks show will remain in the care of human services as police investigate what happened. Police say the toddler was found in Civic Center Park on Friday and her mother was later located out-of-state. The girl...

  • Dylan Redwine's dad says he may be person of interest

    Updated: 13 hr ago

    DENVER (AP) — The father of a missing boy found dead in southwestern Colorado says he might be the person of interest identified by investigators last week. Mark Redwine told The Denver Post (http://dpo.st/1H3w49l ) that he's been in contact with investigators but says they aren't...

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