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Colorado Gov. Jared Polis chats with lawmakers before entering the House of Representatives to deliver his State of State speech in the State Capitol Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

Polis focuses on health care in address to state lawmakers

Jan. 9, 2020 6:26 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — Colorado Gov. Jared Polis urged lawmakers Thursday to join him in combatting income inequality in a state where an economic boom has left too many behind, and he placed a particular emphasis on healthcare costs as crucial to that fight. Delivering his second state of the state address to a...

Speaker of the House KC Becker (D) addresses the House during the second regular session of Colorado's 72nd General Assembly at the Colorado State Capitol on Wednesday, January 8, 2020 in Denver, Colorado. (RJ Sangosti/The Denver Post via AP)

Health care, family leave headline Colorado 2020 session

Jan. 8, 2020 5:13 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — Majority Democrats declared that state-supervised public option for Coloradans seeking health insurance and an ambitious family medical leave proposal headline their agenda for the 2020 legislative session that started Wednesday. Democrats who won control of both chambers in 2018 also vowed...

Search off for 'command vehicle' in mystery drone case

Jan. 8, 2020 4:41 PM EST

A Colorado sheriff on Wednesday rescinded his call for people to be on the lookout for a “command vehicle” that may be operating mysterious groups of drones spotted in recent weeks over northeastern Colorado and western Nebraska. That request for public assistance “is no longer pertinent or...

FILE - In this Oct. 22, 2012, file photo, Bobbi Kristina Brown and Nick Gordon attend the premiere party for

Nick Gordon died after being found unresponsive in hotel

Jan. 2, 2020 7:16 PM EST

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The ex-partner of singer Whitney Houston's late daughter was found unresponsive in a central Florida hotel room and later died, authorities said Thursday. Paramedics were called to Nick Gordon's hotel room in Maitland, a suburb of Orlando, early Wednesday morning to check on an...

In this Friday, Dec. 20, 2019, photo, Neda Deylami poses for a portrait while charging her electric vehicle at a Chicago area grocery store. Owners of electric vehicles in a number of states will start seeing fees to pay for road repairs in the new year. At least eight states will begin charging new or higher registration fees Wednesday, Dec. 25, for electric vehicles or plug-in hybrids.

States charge more for electric cars as new laws take effect

Dec. 29, 2019 10:32 AM EST

The new year will bring new charges for some owners of electric vehicles, as an increasing number of states seek to plug in to fresh revenue sources to offset forgone gas taxes. In Hawaii, the charge will be $50. In Kansas, $100. In Alabama and Ohio, $200. New or higher registration fees go into effect...

Monitors are illuminated in the NORAD Tracks Santa center at Peterson Air Force Base, Monday, Dec. 23, 2019, in Colorado Springs, Colo. More than 1,500 volunteers will answer an estimated 140,000 telephone calls from childfren and their parents who will be checking on the whereabouts of Santa Clau on Christmas Eve. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

It takes a tech village to track Santa on Christmas Eve

Dec. 24, 2019 2:13 PM EST

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. (AP) — Depending on which country they’re from, the kids may ask about Father Christmas, Papa Noel, Saint Nick or Santa Claus. But those who believe all want to know one thing: where in the world the jolly old man and his sleigh full of gifts are on Christmas Eve. For...

FILE - This July 16, 2004, file photo, shows a gray wolf at the Wildlife Science Center in Forest Lake, Minn. Wildlife activists want Colorado voters to decide whether the endangered gray wolf should be reintroduced decades after it disappeared from the state. Backers of a voter initiative delivered thousands of signatures on Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019, in hopes of getting the proposal on the 2020 ballot. (AP Photo/Dawn Villella, File)

Colorado initiative would OK reintroducing the gray wolf

Dec. 10, 2019 2:32 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — Wildlife activists want Colorado voters to decide next year if the endangered gray wolf should be reintroduced in the state decades after it was hunted to near-extinction. Backers of a ballot initiative delivered thousands of voter signatures on Tuesday to the secretary of state's office in...

FILE - In this Dec. 9, 2015 file photo, Robert Lewis Dear talks to Judge Gilbert Martinez during a court appearance in Colorado Springs, Colo. Dear, who has been ruled mentally incompetent to stand trial in state court in the killing of three people at a Colorado Planned Parenthood Clinic in 2015 is now facing federal charges. U.S. Attorney Jason Dunn in Denver announced the federal grand jury indictment Monday, Dec. 9, 2019 against Robert Dear in the shooting at a Colorado Springs Planned Parenthood clinic.  (Andy Cross/The Denver Post via AP, Pool, File)

Planned Parenthood shooting suspect faces federal charges

Dec. 9, 2019 6:39 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — A man who has been ruled mentally incompetent to stand trial in state court in the killing of three people at a Colorado Planned Parenthood Clinic in 2015 is now facing federal charges. U.S. Attorney Jason Dunn in Denver announced the federal grand jury indictment Monday against Robert Dear...

North Alabama cruises past Birmingham-Southern 78-50

Dec. 8, 2019 5:37 PM EST

FLORENCE, Ala. (AP) — Jamari Blackmon scored 19 points and James Anderson II added 17 points off the bench to propel North Alabama to a 78-50 victory over Division III-member Birmingham-Southern on Sunday. Blackmon sank 7 of 11 shots from the floor, including 5 of 9 from 3-point range, for the Lions (5-5)....

Key, Dentlinger run send S. Dakota St. past N. Alabama 78-73

Nov. 19, 2019 11:44 PM EST

BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) — Brandon Key scored 18 points and Matt Dentlinger scored 17 with 11 rebounds and South Dakota State beat North Alabama 78-73 on Tuesday night. Douglas Wilson and Noah Freidel each scored 13 and Wilson grabbed nine rebounds and helped the Jackrabbits (4-2) end a two-game skid. North...