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Republican Official Changes Her Mind About Removing Student Newspapers

AP | Posted 10.21.2014 | College

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) -- A Colorado county clerk has reversed her order that a university remove copies of its student newspaper from boxes outside...

Cop Answers For Stealing Dead Motorcyclist's Crucifix, Cash

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 07.18.2014 | Crime

A 19-year veteran of the Connecticut State Police has accepted responsibility for stealing cash and jewelry from a deceased accident victim. Aaron ...

Drone Filibuster Overtaken by Gun Debate in Colorado

David Dent | Posted 05.09.2013 | Politics
David Dent

You can't view gun control through the easy red-blue lens in Colorado, reflecting the purple wave in partisan logic in many corners of the state where both parties appear to be losing solid blocks of support. The emerging portrait indicates that Colorado will easily remain a swing state in 2016.

GOP Keeps Its Edge In Colorado Early Voting

The Colorado Independent | John Tomasic | Posted 10.31.2012 | Denver

From The Colorado Independent's John Tomasic. The latest early-vote tallies (pdf) released this afternoon by the Colorado secretary of state show R...

Western Wildfires Force Evacuations

AP | KRISTEN WYATT | Posted 08.09.2012 | Green

LAPORTE, Colo. — Firefighters on Sunday were fighting wildfires that have spread quickly in parched forests in Colorado and New Mexico, forcing ...

GOP Money Used To Pay Off Gambling Debts, Cable Bills

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 09.05.2011 | Denver

Larry Carillo, former Larimer County Republican Party Chairman, has been charged with felony theft for allegedly embezzling thousands of dollars in GO...

Charges Dropped Against Detective In Masters Case

AP | Posted 07.09.2011 | Denver

FORT COLLINS, Colo. -- A Colorado judge has dismissed charges against a Fort Collins police detective accused of lying in a murder case that ended in ...

Larimer GOP Wants Waiver From From Massive Campaign Finance Fine

The Coloradoan | Robert Moore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The Larimer County Republican Party has formally asked for the state to waive or reduce its $48,700 campaign finance fine, saying the party shouldn't ...

Ballon Boy Dad Still Won't Admit Hoax, Plans To Sue 'Corrupt Cops'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Richard Heene, the father who orchestrated the infamous Balloon Boy Hoax in 2009, is remaining defiant almost a year and a half after he pleaded guilt...

Authorities Investigating Woman's Mysterious Jail Death

KMGH Denver | Alan Gathright | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

FORT COLLINS, Colo. -- Larimer County authorities are investigating the death of a 25-year-old female jail inmate at a local hospital Sunday....

Update: Firefighters In Loveland Catch A Break, Charges Considered In Costly Fourmile Fire

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

LOVELAND, Colo. (AP) -- Residents forced out of their homes by a northern Colorado wildfire are returning. About 100 people who were evacuated on Su...

Commander Says Next 36 Hours Will Be Pivotal For Fighting Loveland Fire

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

LOVELAND, Colo. — Officials say the next 36 hours are pivotal for crews to make headway against a fire burning very dry trees and grass in steep...

Reservoir Road Fire Now 900 Acres, 20% Contained

AP | DAN ELLIOTT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

LOVELAND, Colo. — Firefighters worked Monday to control a 925-acre wildfire that destroyed at least two homes in the northern Colorado foothills...

Loveland Fire: Another Wildfire In Colorado Prompting Evacuations

Huffington Post/AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) -- A fast-moving wildfire has erupted in northern Colorado, destroying at least one home and threatening other as residents in th...

Larimer County Settles Lawsuit Against Sheriff Alderden For $200,000

The Coloradoan | Kevin Duggan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Larimer County officials have agreed to settle a lawsuit against Sheriff Jim Alderden brought by a former jail employee who claims she was fired in re...

Colorado Meningitis Outbreak: 2nd Hockey Player Dies In Northern Colorado

The Denver Post | Monte Whaley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

A second recreation league hockey player who contracted a deadly form of bacterial meningitis has died, according to the Larimer County Department of ...

Balloon Boy Family Agrees To Pay 36,000

AP | Trevor Hughes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

FORT COLLINS, Colo. — The parents who pleaded guilty in the balloon boy hoax have agreed to pay about $36,000 in restitution to authorities who ...

Colorado Medical Marijuana Growers Report Invasion

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

WELLINGTON, Colo. — Deputies are investigating a report that armed men broke into a northern Colorado home where medical marijuana was being gro...

Ethics Commission's Second Hearing Shows Reform Still Needed

Luis Toro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Luis Toro

While the procedures used at yesterday's hearing were an improvement over the IEC's first hearing, the IEC should make more changes to the complaint process.

Colorado Department Of Human Services Inexplicably Dropped Report On Death On 20-Day-Old Infant

The Coloradoan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

A state review of the 2008 death of a 20-day-old Fort Collins boy "got dropped along the line somewhere," a Department of Human Services spokeswoman s...

Balloon Boy Dad Released From Larimer County Jail

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

FORT COLLINS, Colo. — The man who pleaded guilty in the balloon boy hoax has been released from a Colorado jail to serve the rest of his sentenc...

Balloon Boy Attorneys Challenge Restitution Amount

AP | P. SOLOMON BANDA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER — Attorneys for the parents who pleaded guilty in the balloon boy hoax said the couple should pay only a small portion of the $48,000 in ...

Ethics Commission Doubles Staff, Starts to Investigate Complaints

Luis Toro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Luis Toro

The addition of a second staff member is a signal that the IEC intends to be proactive about investigating complaints in the future.

Balloon Boy Parents Should Be Banned From Making Money Off Of Incident: Investigator

AP | P. SOLOMON BANDA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP); The parents who pulled off the balloon boy hoax are already facing the prospect of jail time and paying tens of thousands of...

Jim Alderden Investigation: DA Appoints Special Prosecutor To Investigate Whether Balloon Boy Sheriff Broke Law

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The Fort Collins Coloradoan reported Wednesday that the Larimer County District Attorney has appointed a special prosecutor from outside the district ...