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4 people, including 2 children, dead in apparent murder-suicide in Colorado, authorities say

Jun. 12, 2024 17:23 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Four people, including two children, were shot and killed in an apparent murder-suicide late Tuesday in a small city in southeastern Colorado, authorities said. Two adults and two children were found shot in a home in La Junta, city of about 7,100 people in a farming...

Mentally ill man charged in Colorado Planned Parenthood shooting can be forcibly medicated

Jun. 11, 2024 16:56 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — A mentally ill man charged with killing three people at a Colorado Planned Parenthood clinic in 2015 because it offered abortion services can be forcibly medicated, a federal appeals court ruled Monday. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit ruling upheld an...

District attorney who prosecuted Barry Morphew faces disciplinary hearing

Jun. 10, 2024 18:24 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — A district attorney who brought charges that were ultimately dismissed against a Colorado man accused of killing his wife faced a discipline hearing Monday that could lead to her disbarment. A lawyer for Colorado’s Office of Attorney Regulation Counsel described...

Man takes murder plea deal in first Colorado case impacted by work of embattled DNA analyst

Jun. 06, 2024 20:42 PM EDT

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado man pleaded guilty on Thursday to lesser charges in the killings of three people in 2017, the first prosecution in the state believed to be impacted by the work of a state DNA analyst accused of tampering with test results. Garrett Coughlin, 31,...

Possibility of ranked-choice voting in Colorado faces a hurdle with new law

Jun. 06, 2024 20:26 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — As a Colorado group gathers signatures to put a measure on the ballot installing ranked-choice voting in the state, Gov. Jared Polis signed a bill Thursday that would impose another hurdle for the new system if the measure is passed. If ranked voting makes the ballot...

Stanley Cup win by the Oilers would net Colorado sports bar owners nearly $600,000

Jun. 06, 2024 19:53 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Oilers not only have the opportunity to bring the long-awaited Stanley Cup back to Canada, they also could bring a major financial windfall to two Colorado sports bar owners. An Edmonton championship couldn't come at a better time for Jeremy Malone and Judson...

Vail Resorts: Fiscal Q3 Earnings Snapshot

Jun. 06, 2024 16:25 PM EDT

BROOMFIELD, Colo. (AP) — BROOMFIELD, Colo. (AP) — Vail Resorts Inc. (MTN) on Thursday reported fiscal third-quarter net income of $362 million. The Broomfield, Colorado-based company said it had net income of $9.54 per share. The results did not meet Wall Street...

Concrete Pumping: Fiscal Q2 Earnings Snapshot

Jun. 06, 2024 16:25 PM EDT

THORNTON, Colo. (AP) — THORNTON, Colo. (AP) — Concrete Pumping Holdings, Inc. (BBCP) on Thursday reported fiscal second-quarter earnings of $3 million. On a per-share basis, the Thornton, Colorado-based company said it had net income of 5 cents. The results did not...

2 women suspected in a 2022 double-homicide case in Colorado arrested in Arizona by a SWAT team

Jun. 05, 2024 17:20 PM EDT

KINGMAN, Ariz. (AP) — Two women wanted in connection with a double-homicide case in Colorado have been arrested in northwest Arizona, authorities said Wednesday. Mohave County Sheriff’s officials said 43-year-old Toni Gurule and 42-year-old Suzzette Salyer remain jailed without...

A Colorado woman who was handcuffed in a police car hit by a train receives an $8.5M settlement

Jun. 05, 2024 17:06 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — A Colorado woman who was seriously injured when a freight train hit the parked police vehicle in which she sat handcuffed has reached an $8.5 million settlement, a lawyer representing two of the involved police officers said Wednesday. The city of Fort Lupton and...