In our news wrap Wednesday, Virginia TV reporter Alison Parker and cameraman Adam Ward were shot dead by a former co-worker during an interview Wednesday morning. The gunman, Vester Lee Flanagan, shot himself after a highway chase. Also, James Holmes…
By Corinne Segal
A judge formally sentenced James Holmes, who shot and killed 12 people and wounded 70 others at a movie theater in Aurora, C.O. in 2012, to life in prison with no parole on Wednesday.
By Daniel Costa-Roberts
The Environmental Protection Agency took responsibility Friday for a massive wastewater spill that contaminated a Colorado river Wednesday, and warned locals to avoid the polluted waters.
Family members and others respond to a jury's decision to sentence James Holmes to life in prison without the possibility of parole rather than the death penalty.
By PBS NewsHour
For six years, the Colorado Family Planning Initiative has been providing free long-term birth control to teens and low-income women. The program has reduced unplanned teen pregnancies by 39 percent, and the abortion rate by 42 percent. The group has…
By Juliet Williams, Associated Press
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Federal agencies pledged another $110 million in aid Friday to help states struggling with the crippling drought after President Barack Obama talked to leaders from seven western states.
By PBS NewsHour
Late last year, Nebraska and Oklahoma filed a federal lawsuit asking the Supreme Court to declare Colorado's marijuana law unconstitutional, due to an influx of pot illegally entering those states. Now, as the Supreme Court decides whether to take up…
By Anika Anand, Ann Schimke, Chalkbeat
Originally posted on Chalkbeat by Anika Anand and Ann Schimke on May 11, 2015 In a suburb just outside of Denver, Principal Sarah Gould stands outside a fifth-grade classroom at Hodgkins Elementary…
Prosecutors and defense lawyers will make their opening statements today at the trial of James Holmes, who opened fire and killed 12 people at a movie theater in Aurora, Colorado nearly three years ago.
By John Czernicki
Living and teaching in Colorado for the past 30 years, I have seen tremendous societal and legislative changes in my state on the issue of marijuana.
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