NASA snow data that helps California put to work in Colorado

By: DAN ELLIOTT Associated Press

DENVER - NASA is providing drought-stricken California with valuable data about how much water is locked up in the scant Sierra Nevada snow, and now Colorado is trying the technique in the mountains where the Rio...

Denver police ordered to stop enforcing panhandling ban

By: The Associated Press

DENVER — In the wake of a federal court ruling a Grand Junction panhandling ordinance unconstitutional, Denver police officers have been told by the police chief to stop enforcing the city's panhandling ban.


2 police cruisers hit in Colorado Springs

By: The Associated Press

Several Colorado Springs police officers escaped injury when a car ran into their cruisers while the officers were investigating a domestic disturbance on the side of the road.

The accident happened about 1...

Colorado teen killed after being hit by vehicle fleeing police

By: The Gazette

GREELEY — A teenager has died after a vehicle fleeing a police officer crashed into his car Friday night.

Greeley police spokesman Sgt. Joe Tymkowych said in a statement that the incident began when a...

Colorado Springs public meeting scheduled for proposed "sit-lie" ordinance


Colorado Springs' contentious proposal for a sit-lie ordinance will get its third public hearing Tuesday night, the city announced Friday afternoon.

The "community discussion," as a city news release calls...

Standoff at Arvada Police Department HQ ends peacefully

By: The Associated Press

ARVADA — Authorities have arrested an armed man who barricaded himself in the lobby of the Arvada Police Department headquarters.

Police spokeswoman Jill McGranahan tells The Denver Post that the man, who...

Authorities: Man arrested in Detroit for decades-old Fort Carson shooting


Authorities say a Fort Carson deserter wanted for a 1990 shooting on the post has been captured in Detroit.

The U.S. Marshals Service says 44-year-old Pvt. Maurice Crutchfield was caught Thursday hiding in a...

New club in Colorado Springs tests rules on marijuana social clubs


The One Love Club parking lot filled quickly after its doors opened Friday night. The new west-side pot social club is clear, on signs around the joint, that it does not sell marijuana.

It's a reimbursement...