A powerful late winter snowstorm intensified over the central Rocky Mountains with heavy snow and wind leading to airport and road closures, power outages and avalanche warnings in parts of Colorado, Wyoming and Nebraska.
By Associated Press
The report of the investigation conducted for the city of Aurora released Monday faults officers for their quick, aggressive treatment of the 23-year-old Black man.
By Patty Nieberg, Colleen Slevin, Associated Press
The Denver Post reports the guard was detained after the clash in which another man apparently slapped him and sprayed him with Mace.
By Associated Press
With more people staying at home, food waste has grown across the country. Even before the pandemic nearly $281 billion worth of food was thrown away. Special Correspondent Allison Aubrey reports on the aggressive effort by Denver, Colorado, to tackle…
By Allison Aubrey, NPR
In our news wrap Tuesday, nine Americans, including six children, were brutally killed in an ambush in northern Mexico, about 75 miles south of the U.S. border. Mexican officials are investigating whether the attack was a case of mistaken identity.
By Dan Elliott, Associated Press
It's time to stop "sugar-coating" Colorado's air problems, Democratic Gov. Jared Polis said last month. "Moving to 'serious' status finally helps us stop sweeping our air quality crisis under the rug and gives us additional tools to move urgently to…
By Nsikan Akpan
Every 1-degree-Fahrenheit increase in average temperature reduces student learning by 1 percent, a study finds.
By Amna Nawaz, Leah Nagy
Although preschool can provide children with a vital foundation for success later in life, only 43 percent of four-year-olds nationwide have access to public preschool. The rate varies widely, with no options available in some rural and low-income areas, sometimes…
By John Ferrugia, Rocky Mountain PBS
Some states that have legalized marijuana for recreational use have experienced a surge in the drug’s black market activity. In particular, Colorado has become a haven for underground marijuana cultivation, sale and export, prompting questions about how legalization led to…
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