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Marijuana Sales in Colorado

Marijuana Sales in Colorado

Marijuana sales in Colorado are being watched.  In 2012, recreational marijuana was legalized in Colorado. Retailers opened January 1, 2014. Since then, other states with proposals to legalize recreational marijuana have been watching Colorado’s financial results closely. Colorado state tax officials have stated that sales reached almost $700 million in its first year. Health-related marijuana […]

Lance Armstrong Faces Court Over Car Crash in Aspen

Lance Armstrong Faces Court Over Car Crash in Aspen

The ex professional cyclist Lance Armstrong will have to face court on March 17 after being involved in a car crash and fleeing the scene near Aspen, Colorado. His girlfriend, Anna Hansen, who originally took the blame for the accident, remains free of charges. The seven-time tour winner, who has been in recent years in […]

Colorado Springs NAACP Chapter Shaken After Explosion

Colorado Springs NAACP Chapter Shaken After Explosion

The Colorado Springs chapter of the NAACP was shaken late Monday morning by an explosion near the building. The chapter shares building space with a local barber shop which caters mostly to African Americans in the area. While there is no definitive information to lead investigators to believe the attack was targeted at the NAACP, […]

Colorado Girl Missing After Court Awarded Custody to Father

Colorado Girl Missing After Court Awarded Custody to Father

A 6-year-old girl, along with her three step-siblings are missing from Colorado after a judge awarded full custody of the girl to her father. The father says that his daughter has been taken by her mother along with her step-siblings and her mother’s husband. The girl’s father believes that the woman is headed to Minnesota […]

Colorado Gives $3 Mil to Family of Inmate Who Died While Guards Laughed

Colorado Gives $3 Mil to Family of Inmate Who Died While Guards Laughed

The family of an inmate with mental health problems who died in prison after his seizures were ignored by guards has been awarded a settlement for his needless death. They will receive $3 million  from the Colorado Department of Corrections. Christopher Lopez, 35, suffered from bipolar schizoaffective disorder. He died in the San Carlos Correctional […]

Fog Causes Delays at Denver International Airport

Fog Causes Delays at Denver International Airport

Denver International Airport (DIA) is suffering from delays caused by fog and wind, diverting 46 inbound flights to other airports. Not the news that people wanted to hear on one of the days considered the busiest to travel on. Many of the flights have been diverted 90 miles south of Denver to Colorado Springs according to […]

Sand Creek Remembrance by Tribes

Sand Creek Remembrance by Tribes

Members of the Arapaho and Cheyenne tribes gathered Saturday to remember the Sand Creek Massacre on the 150th Anniversary. The tribes gathered near Eads, Colorado for a private ceremony where nearly 200 Native Americans, mostly women and children, were slaughtered by Army soldiers of the Colorado Territory militia. The Sand Creek Massacre occurred on November […]

Arrest in Colorado Cold Case Murder of Escort/Mom Paige Birgfeld

Arrest in Colorado Cold Case Murder of Escort/Mom Paige Birgfeld

Colorado police have made an arrest in the cold case murder of Paige Birgfeld in 2007. The case drew national attention because of the devoted mom’s secret double life, exposed only after her death, as an escort and proprietor of a prostitution business. Lester Ralph Jones, 63, was arrested by Mesa County sheriff’s deputies on […]

High School Students Refuse State Tests [Video]

High School Students Refuse State Tests [Video]

High school students in Colorado have banded together in protest of the state’s most recent standardized test for seniors, according to The Denver Post. A YouTube video created by high school students details their many grievances over the Colorado Measure of Academic Success or, CMAS. The new tests in science and social studies are an unnecessary […]

Colorado Man Charged With Pushing Wife off Cliff for Insurance Money

Colorado Man Charged With Pushing Wife off Cliff for Insurance Money

To celebrate the 12th anniversary of their wedding, Harold and Toni Henthorn went hiking in Colorado’s Rocky Mountain National Park on Sept. 29 of 2012. Harold wanted his wife to see the autumn leaves and the snow-covered mountains. They begin their hike on Deer Mountain, on a steep trail covered with rocks. They then left […]

Colorado Residents Looking at Pot Tax Rebate

Colorado Residents Looking at Pot Tax Rebate

Last Monday, Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper unveiled the state’s $26.8 billion proposed budget for next fiscal year. The budget includes $167.2 million in tax rebates for Colorado taxpayers, including $30.5 million in rebates due to total state revenue that was higher than predicted. Under the Colorado Taxpayer’s Bill of Rights (TABOR) the state must either refund the […]

Champ Bailey Announces His Retirement

Champ Bailey Announces His Retirement

Champ Bailey, known for being the cornerback for the Denver Broncos, has announced his retirement from the NFL. Bailey has been with the NFL for 15 years and was currently a free agent despite participating in this summer’s training camp with the New Orleans Saints. He played for 10 years with the Denver Broncos and […]

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