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State Patrol Celebrates 80 Years Of Serving Colorado

DENVER (CBS4)– The Colorado State Patrol celebrated 80 years of protecting and serving residents on Wednesday.

Retired and current members of all ranks, along with family, friends and supporters gathered on the West steps of the state Capitol on Wednesday morning. 133 more words


Colorado High Court Rebuffs School Funding Challenge

DENVER (AP) – A divided Colorado Supreme Court rebuffed a legal challenge Monday to how the state funds public schools, telling a parents’ group that lawmakers can slash education budgets and still comply with a constitutional amendment requiring increases to funding per pupil. 478 more words


Denver Judge Subdued, Removed From Courtroom

DENVER (CBS4) – A Denver County Court judge had to be subdued and removed from a courtroom last Friday and he is now on leave from his job. 282 more words


Mike Coffman's Democratic Challenger Morgan Carroll Touts Governor's Backing

AURORA, Colo. (AP) – Colorado’s Democratic governor has endorsed the Democratic challenger in the state’s most competitive congressional race.

Democrat Morgan Carroll announced the backing of Gov. 124 more words


Rocky Mountain National Park Celebrates 100 Years 'Deserve To Be Honored'

ESTES PARK, Colo. (CBS4) – One hundred years ago, on September 4, 1915, Colorado celebrated the dedication of Rocky Mountain National Park. On Friday, hundreds of people gathered to honor the park’s centennial and rededicate its federally protected lands, with an eye toward the future. 383 more words


Political World Waits On Theater Shooting DA's Decision

DENVER (AP) — Colorado’s political world is waiting on George Brauchler.

The district attorney of the 18th Judicial District, which covers the southern swath of the Denver metro area, only wrapped up the grueling, seven-month-long theater shooting trial just over a week ago. 566 more words


Colorado Death Penalty Debated As 2 Mass Killers Get Life

DENVER (AP) — A Denver jury’s refusal to give the death penalty to a man who stabbed five people to death in a bar, coming on the heels of theater shooter James Holmes’ life sentence, has many wondering whether the ultimate penalty will ever again be applied in Colorado. 670 more words