DENVER — Because of a paperwork error, the suspect in last month's killing of Colorado's corrections chief was freed from prison in January — four years earlier than authorities intended.Judicial officials acknowledged Monday that Evan Spencer Ebel's previous felony conviction had been inaccurately recorded and his release was a mistake. Read More
State lawmakers looking to reform California’s medical marijuana industry point to Colorado, which has a state agency tasked with overseeing the quasi-legal business, as an example to follow. But that state’s cannabis-control arm has squandered money and has not adequately defined its mission, according to a recent audit. Read More
President Barack Obama’s recent comments about marijuana give one reason to hope he may be shifting his perspective. In an interview last week, the president said that the federal government would not pursue pot users in Colorado and Washington, two states that legalized marijuana through voter-approved measures in November.
But Obama has a lot of proving left to do on the issue. Read More
DENVER — Mike MacIntyre turned around the San Jose State football program in short order and will be asked to do the same at the University of Colorado.
On Monday, MacIntyre signed a five-year deal to coach the Buffaloes. His hiring ends a two-week search by Colorado that included a rejection by its first choice, Butch Jones. Read More
Some parents push their children into acting, modeling or even beauty pageants. Growing up in Littleton, Colo., Sera Cahoone’s mother took her to a Denver blues bar instead so she could back local R&B guitarists on her favorite instrument, drums. Read More
Your editorial about City College of San Francisco (“Local community must help keep CCSF doors open,” July 17) did not address either the cause of the problems or solutions. Read More
The man accused of killing a dozen people in a Colorado movie theater during a showing of the new "Batman" film gave little away in his first court appearance on Monday, sitting silently in a red jailhouse jump suit and with his hair dyed bright red. Read More
President Barack Obama travels to Colorado on Sunday to meet families bereaved after a “demonic” gunman went on a shooting rampage at a movie theater in a Denver suburb, killing at least 12 people and wounding 58.The victims, who ranged from six to 51 years of age, died in Aurora, Colorado, early on Friday when a gunman police identified as graduate-school dropout James Holmes opened fire during a packed midnight premiere of the latest “Batman” film. Read More
San Francisco police have increased patrols around city movie theaters featuring the movie “The Dark Knight Rises.”
The heightened security is in reaction to Friday’s shooting massacre inside a movie theater in Aurora, Colo., during a midnight screening of the highly anticipated Batman film.
San Francisco police said it wants to deter from possible copycats and reassure filmgoers. Read More
Firefighters struggled on Wednesday against a wildfire at the edge of Colorado Springs that forced 32,000 people from their homes, prompted evacuations from the U.S. Air Force Academy and consumed an unknown number of homes.The Waldo Canyon Fire, which has grabbed attention for days because of its proximity to landmarks like the famed mountaintop of Pikes Peak and the Air Force Academy, has now burned through 15,375 acres, fire information officer Rob Deyerberg told Reuters. Read More