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Marijuana, hemp cross-pollination a budding conflict

Nov. 14, 2019 3:13 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — Outdoor marijuana growers are reporting an increase in cross-pollination from hemp farms, a development that could mean marijuana cultivators might lose upwards of tens of thousands of dollars if their plants become unmarketable as flower products. As the marijuana and hemp industries...

Despite ban, high-capacity magazines still sold in Colorado

Nov. 12, 2019 12:38 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — A state law banning the sale and transfer of large-capacity gun magazines has not stopped the sale and transfer of magazines that hold more than 15 rounds of ammunition. An undercover investigation by 9Wants to Know found examples of gun stores in Colorado either ignoring the law altogether...

Suspect in Colorado synagogue plot will remain in jail

Nov. 8, 2019 3:16 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — A man arrested on suspicion of plotting to bomb a historic Colorado synagogue waived his right to have the evidence against him aired in court Friday and will remain behind bars for now. Richard Holzer, 27, wore a yellow jail jumpsuit with his arms and legs shackled during a brief court...

The Latest: Colorado synagogue bomb suspect to remain jailed

Nov. 8, 2019 12:48 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — The Latest on a court appearance of a man accused of plotting to bomb a Colorado synagogue (all times local): 10:40 a.m. A man arrested on suspicion of plotting to bomb a historic Colorado synagogue will remain in jail for now. Richard Holzer appeared briefly Friday in federal court in Denver...

Colorado synagogue to add surveillance cameras after arrest

Nov. 5, 2019 5:36 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — The synagogue that was the target of an alleged bombing plot plans to add surveillance cameras to enhance security that was already tightened in response to the deadly Pittsburgh synagogue attack last year. The cameras will help keep watch on activity outside the synagogue in Pueblo and will...

FBI: Man who spoke of hating Jews held in temple bomb plot

Nov. 4, 2019 8:38 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — A man who repeatedly espoused anti-Semitic views has been arrested in a plot to bomb a historic Colorado synagogue, federal officials said Monday. The co-conspirators in the plot turned out to be undercover agents, who arrested the man shortly before he planned to bomb the synagogue early...

The Latest: Synagogue suspect monitored by ADL since 2016

Nov. 4, 2019 6:09 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — The Latest on a man charged with plotting to bomb a Colorado synagogue (all times local): 4:05 p.m. The regional head of the Anti-Defamation League says it had been monitoring the online activity of a man accused of plotting to bomb a Colorado synagogue for a couple of years. The ADL's...

Judge: Colorado Planned Parenthood shooter still incompetent

Nov. 4, 2019 1:34 PM EST

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — A judge has ruled that a man who killed three people and injured nine others at a southern Colorado Planned Parenthood clinic remains mentally incompetent to stand trial. The Gazette reports Monday's ruling extends the legal limbo for 61-year-old Robert Dear, who is charged...

At least 11 Catholic priests named in Colorado report alive

Nov. 4, 2019 10:33 AM EST

DENVER (AP) — At least 11 Catholic priests accused of sexually abusing children in Colorado are still alive. The Denver Post reports that some of them became social workers, religious leaders and counselors after leaving or being forced from the priesthood. Others remain priests and are retired and live in...

Modular home maker IndieDwell to open Colorado factory

Oct. 29, 2019 10:40 AM EDT

PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) — A company that builds energy-efficient modular homes aimed at providing more affordable housing plans to open a factory in southern Colorado. IndieDwell announced Monday that it will spend $13 million to convert an existing warehouse in Pueblo into a factory that will employ up to 200...