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Entries by Matt Ferner from 05/2012

Robert Dewey, Man Convicted In 1994 In Colorado, Freed By DNA Evidence (VIDEO)

Posted 05.01.2012 | Denver

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. -- Robert Dewey was 33 when he went to prison for the 1994 rape and murder of a Colorado woman. The 51-year-old walked away free...

Denver City Council Approves Preliminary Ban On Homeless 'Camping'

Posted 05.01.2012 | Denver

A proposal to ban "unauthorized" camping in the city of Denver--a measure that specifically targets homeless people sleeping on the streets--has gotte...

Raymond Davis, Ex-CIA Contractor, Pleads Not Guilty In Colorado Parking Lot Fight (VIDEO)

Posted 05.01.2012 | Denver

CASTLE ROCK, Colo. -- A former CIA contractor involved in a fatal shootout in Pakistan has pleaded not guilty to assault charges stemming from a fight...

May Day Denver: Occupy Denver To Hold 'May Day Slumber Party' On 16th Street Mall In Protest Of Homeless 'Camping' Ban (PHOTOS, LIVEBLOG)

Posted 05.01.2012 | Denver

Occupy Denver has announced that they will be holding a sleep-in tonight at 9:30 p.m. at the Pavilion on 16th Street Mall in protest of the preliminar...

Driving While Stoned? Marijuana DUI Bill Gets Closer To Approval In Colorado

Posted 05.02.2012 | Denver

A bill that would set a marijuana blood standard for drivers--similar to that of current blood alcohol standards--took a big step toward approval on T...

Crews With Hand Saws, Knives To Carve Up Frozen Cows In Aspen, Colo. (VIDEO, PHOTOS)

Posted 05.03.2012 | Denver

ASPEN, Colo. — Crews with hand saws and knives plan to carve up the cattle found frozen in a mountain cabin near Aspen, Colo., before the carcas...

Rockies Beat Dodgers: Giambi's Homer Lifts Rockies Over Dodgers In 9th (VIDEO, PHOTOS)

Posted 05.03.2012 | Denver

DENVER -- Standing in the on-deck circle and with first base open, Carlos Gonzalez briefly wondered if the Los Angeles Dodgers would pitch around pinc...

David Gregory, Host Of 'Meet The Press' Says Colorado 'Vital' To Obama Win In 2012

Posted 05.03.2012 | Denver

9News anchor Kyle Clark recently interviewed David Gregory, host of "Meet The Press," and asked him, among other things, about Colorado's "swing state...

Civil Unions In Colorado Could Be One Vote Away: Bill's Fate To Be Decided By House Judiciary Committee (PHOTOS, LIVEBLOG)

Posted 05.03.2012 | Denver

A bill that would create legal civil unions for Colorado's same-sex couples will be heard today in the Republican controlled House where it needs only...

Carcass Obliteration: The Other Option That The Forest Service Would Have Used To Destroy The Frozen Aspen Cows (LISTEN)

Posted 05.03.2012 | Denver

A crew with the U.S. Forest Service is setting out on a grim task today. They’ll hike to a remote cabin where six frozen dead cows await them. This ...

Colo. Civil Unions Bill Passes Biggest Test Yet (VIDEO, PHOTOS, LIVEBLOG)

Posted 05.03.2012 | Denver

DENVER — Gay couples campaigning for civil unions in Colorado have claimed their biggest victory yet as a key Republican-led House committee adv...

Wheelchair Sports Camp Talks New EP: 'Where We All Live' [LISTEN TO ALBUM]

Posted 05.04.2012 | Denver

If you don't know who Wheelchair Sports Camp are yet, you will soon. Led by MC/Producer Kalyn Heffernan and joined by vocalist/saxophonist Abi McGaha ...

Colo. Civil Unions Measure Survives Another Key Vote (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Posted 05.04.2012 | Denver

DENVER — Gay couples came one step closer Friday to having civil unions in Colorado after another Republican-led House committee approved legisl...

Trader Joe's Colorado: Applebee's Clears Out In Boulder, Makes Room For California Grocery Store

Posted 05.04.2012 | Denver

The Boulder Applebee's restaurant at the Twenty Ninth Street Mall has officially closed this week making room for the new Trader Joe's grocery store t...

6-Year-Old Colo. Boy Suspended For Alleged Sexual Harassment For Quoting LMFAO Lyrics, 'Sexy And I Know It' (VIDEO)

Posted 05.04.2012 | Denver

AURORA, Colo. — A 6-year-old boy was suspended from his suburban Denver school for three days after school officials said he told a girl "I'm se...

Top 25 Most Expensive Luxury Ski Resort Homes In Colorado, According To Realtor.com (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.04.2012 | Denver

With the lack of snow fall in Colorado's ski resorts, perhaps a deal can be found on a sweet piece of resort property? Or maybe not--at least not a...

Trader Joe's Colorado: Unconfirmed Location Of California Grocery Store Chain's First Denver Store

Posted 05.07.2012 | Denver

Could the first Trader Joe's in Denver be opening on Colorado Boulevard? That's just what the Denver Business Journal first reported on Friday citing ...

Snowmass Fossil Dig At Ziegler Reservoir Could Rewrite History Of Early Man In North America

Posted 05.07.2012 | Denver

As more than 40 scientists continue to study the myriad ice age findings from Ziegler Reservoir, one mystery continues to vex experts: Was early man a...

Angel Montoya Found Guilty Of Strangling 3-Year-Old Girl To Death

Posted 05.07.2012 | Denver
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By Associated Press DENVER -- A Denver jury has found a man guilty of murder, child abuse and abuse of a corpse in the death of his girlfriend's 3-...

Colorado Civil Unions Bill: Measure Could Die If Session Ends Before Bill Is Heard On House Floor

Posted 05.07.2012 | Denver

After passing through the state Senate and two House committees already, could Colorado's civil unions bill die before it gets a chance to be fully de...

Padres Beat Rockies: Pomeranz Homers But Is Forced Out Of Start For Rox After Hit By Line Drive

Posted 05.08.2012 | Denver

SAN DIEGO -- Drew Pomeranz got knocked out of Monday night's start with a leg injury, but not before hitting his first career home run. Yonder Alonso...

Denver Court Says Undocumented Immigrants Can't Have Guns

Posted 05.08.2012 | Denver

DENVER — A federal appeals court says undocumented immigrants don't have a right to own firearms under the U.S. Constitution. Emmanuel Huitron-Gu...

Medical Marijuana: Obama's War On Pot Ramps Up In Colorado, Key Swing State

Posted 05.08.2012 | Denver

In its official party platform, the Denver County Democratic Party endorses the legalization of marijuana and the Colorado Democratic Party has announ...

Colorado Civil Unions: House Republicans Block Bill From Going To Vote; Bill Dies In House

Posted 05.08.2012 | Denver

DENVER -- Chants of "shame on you" from gay rights supporters thundered through the Colorado House on Tuesday night after Republican House Speaker Fra...

Colorado Civil Unions: Will Gov. Hickenlooper Call For A Special Session For The House To Readdress Killed Bills? (POLL)

Posted 05.09.2012 | Denver

If this were a horror movie, we could call it: "The Night Of The Living Dead Bills." Or maybe: "The House That Kills." But unfortunately it's not a ho...