Latest Colorado News

Spinal cord treatment helps Kansas man move after paralysis

Dec. 6, 2019 1:05 AM EST

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Jerod Nieder has been paralyzed from the chest down for the past eight years, but lying on his back as researchers call out commands — "right knee up" — Nieder is able to slowly move his knee toward his chest. Nieder does not have sensation in his lower body, but he is...

Botched investigation allows Colorado student to avoid jail

Dec. 5, 2019 8:56 PM EST

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — Officials say a mishandled investigation into the shooting death of a Colorado State University student will allow his roommate to avoid prison. Authorities say 22-year-old Colemann Carver was given a deferred sentence in a plea deal following errors in a police investigation of...

Worker killed in boiler explosion at Colorado prison ID'd

Dec. 5, 2019 7:20 PM EST

CANON CITY, Colo. (AP) — A worker who was killed when a boiler exploded at a prison in southern Colorado has been identified as a father of three young children. Colorado Department of Corrections officials say 28-year-old Sgt. Joshua Voth was killed at the Fremont Correctional Facility in Canon City on...

Bloomberg gun plan: Permits, assault weapon ban, age limits

Dec. 5, 2019 6:40 PM EST

AURORA, Colo. (AP) — Democratic presidential contender Michael Bloomberg unveiled a gun control policy on Thursday just steps from the site of one of Colorado's worst mass shootings, calling for a ban on all assault weapons, mandatory permits for gun purchasers and a new position in the White House to...

Colorado city council puts 6-month moratorium on oil, gas

Dec. 5, 2019 5:18 PM EST

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado city council has extended a moratorium on oil and gas projects as it works on updates to local regulations. The Daily Camera reported the Broomfield City Council voted Tuesday to extend an existing moratorium for another six months. The original moratorium ended Wednesday...

Von Miller says sprained MCL could keep him out vs Texans

Dec. 5, 2019 4:59 PM EST

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Broncos star linebacker Von Miller says he won't go on IR because of a sprained left MCL that ended his 95-game starting streak. But he's not sure if he'll start a new streak Sunday when the Denver Broncos (4-8) visit the Houston Texans (8-4). "I'm still taking it day by day,"...

Colorado Springs apartment complex to vacate due to asbestos

Dec. 5, 2019 4:40 PM EST

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Colorado authorities have notified apartment complex residents that they have 10 days to evacuate after authorities discovered positive tests of asbestos in the building. KRDO-TV reports that residents were told Wednesday to move out of their units at the Thrive at the...

Plane diverted to Denver because of disruptive passenger

Dec. 5, 2019 1:18 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — A Frontier Airlines plane was diverted to Denver after a passenger became disruptive during the flight, airline officials said Thursday. Law enforcement officers removed the passenger Wednesday evening when the plane traveling from Cincinnati, Ohio, to Las Vegas landed at Denver...

New Steamboat gondola to reopens Thursday after repairs made

Dec. 5, 2019 1:00 PM EST

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Steamboat Resort’s new, $15 million gondola resumed operation Thursday more than a week after it broke down on its second day of use at the Colorado ski resort. The Steamboat Pilot & Today reports that a malfunction in the gondola's main gearbox occurred...

Warren hires director in Super Tuesday state Colorado

Dec. 5, 2019 12:05 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren announced Thursday she has hired a state director in Colorado and will open multiple offices in the state. It's the latest move by the Massachusetts senator in a Western state that's part of the Super Tuesday contests in March. Warren has...