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Tommy Chong Drops By Colorado Dispensary

The Huffington Post | Andrea Rael | Posted 01.23.2014 | Weird News

A marijuana dispensary in Pueblo, Colo. greeted a famous figure in the cannabis community on Saturday. Tommy Chong, of the Grammy Award-winning "C...

James Holmes Arrives At Hospital For Psychiatric Evaluations

Posted 08.06.2013 | Denver

James Holmes, the 25-year-old Aurora movie theater shooting suspect, arrived at Colorado Mental Health Institute in Pueblo on Monday in order to under...

Chieftain Execs Blasted For 'Ethics Conflict' Over Giron Recall Support

The Colorado Independent | John Tomasic | Posted 07.30.2013 | Denver

From The Colorado Independent's John Tomasic. In the storm of passions that erupted this spring in Colorado around proposed state gun-control laws,...

Recall Election Shaped By Online Voter Registration

Posted 07.29.2013 | Denver

September 10 marks Colorado's first recall election at the state level, and this year the petition signatures for at least one of the recalled legisla...

Boy Robs Colorado State Fair In Batman Costume

AP | Posted 07.07.2013 | Denver

PUEBLO, Colo. -- A 16-year-old boy wearing a Batman shirt and mask broke into a building at the Colorado State Fair, then turned himself in to police ...

Angry Mob Pelts Man With Rocks Thought To Be Sex Attacker

AP | STEVEN K. PAULSON | Posted 07.20.2013 | Denver

DENVER — Residents angry that police had not warned them about sex assaults of children took matters into their own hands, chasing down a man th...

Teen Treatment Center Using Solitary Confinement?

The Colorado Independent | Susan Greene | Posted 04.20.2013 | Denver

From The Colorado Independent's Susan Greene. A residential teen treatment center in Pueblo, Colorado, is under fire for housing children in prolon...

Boy Dies After 3 Years Without A Brain

AP | Posted 01.01.2013 | Denver

PUEBLO, Colo. — A Colorado boy who survived three years without a brain has died. Nickolas Coke, of Pueblo, was born with only a brain stem, a ...

Wetmore Fire Destroys A Dozen Homes; Others Evacuated

AP | Posted 12.24.2012 | Denver

WETMORE, Colo. — A wildfire that forced the evacuation of hundreds of people in and around a small southern Colorado town has damaged at least 1...

Wetmore Fire Grows Overnight, Forces Hundreds To Evacuate

Posted 10.24.2012 | Denver

The Wetmore Fire burning west of Pueblo, Colorado grew overnight spreading across more than 1,700 acres and forcing the evacuation of 386 people in th...

Siblings Plead Guilty

Reuters | Posted 12.01.2012 | Denver

By David Beasley ATLANTA, Oct 1 (Reuters) - Two siblings serving lengthy prison sentences in Colorado in connection with a multistate ...

Romney's Visit Called The 'Height Of Irony'

The Colorado Independent | John Tomasic | Posted 09.25.2012 | Denver

From The Colorado Independent's John Tomasic. Mitt Romney campaigned in Pueblo, Colorado, on Monday, telling about 3,000 supporters that, as presid...

Pueblo Tables Domestic Partner Benefits For Gay City Employees

The Colorado Independent | John Tomasic | Posted 09.14.2012 | Denver

From The Colorado Independent's John Tomasic. Pueblo City Council made headlines Monday when it voted 5 to 1 to indefinitely table an ordinance tha...

Homeless Man Found Dead Was Choked, Beaten With Own Leg

Posted 07.06.2012 | Denver

Two homeless men, Hugh Smith, 54, and Richard "Shep" Sheppard, 53, have been arrested for the recent death a transient man in Pueblo whose body was fo...

More Charges For Man Accused In Colo. Kidnapping

AP | Posted 01.24.2012 | Denver

By Associated Press PUEBLO, Colo. -- A man suspected in the kidnapping of a 9-year-old girl who escaped and called police from a Colorado Springs c...

PHOTOS: Pregnant Mare Rescued After Fall In Hole

Huffington Post/AP | Posted 01.04.2012 | Denver

By Associated Press PUEBLO, Colo. -- Pueblo County sheriff's officials say a 4-year-old pregnant mare is doing well after being rescued from a 7-fo...

Pueblo Woman 'De-Scalped' In Pit Bull Attack

Posted 12.07.2011 | Denver

Police say that a woman was on a walk Monday morning in the Pueblo, Colo. neighborhood of Peppersauce Bottoms when she was brutally attacked by two pi...

More Than 200 Pounds Of Cocaine Found During Traffic Stop

Posted 11.13.2011 | Denver

It all started with just an illegal lane change on Interstate 25, but during that routine traffic stop, Pueblo cops discovered 100 kilograms of cocain...

Does Pueblo Heroin Bust Indicate Deeper Problem?

Posted 10.11.2011 | Denver

DEA agents announced Thursday the arrest of 24 people and seizure of more than 10 pounds of black tar heroin in Pueblo, Colorado. The Associated Pres...

Bar Fight Costs Man His Stomach

The Huffington Post | Andrea Rael | Posted 09.10.2011 | Denver

In Pueblo, a 35-year-old man is listed in critical condition after a bar fight left him disemboweled, according to the Associated Press. Jesus Guti...

Man Dies Playing Russian Roulette

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 09.10.2011 | Denver

21-year-old Anthony Martin of Pueblo, Colorado, died early Sunday after an accidental gunshot wound to the head. Martin and several friends were pl...