June 13, 2013 Around 360 homes near Colorado Springs had been destroyed by midday Thursday. The wildfire there is one of several burning across the state. Two bodies were recovered Thursday in the burn area of the Black Forest fire near the city.
May 2, 2013 CPRColorado's Democratic governor wants to move mentally ill homeless people to Fort Lyon, a former psychiatric hospital and prison in the southeast corner of the state. Critics say it would make more sense to rent apartments for the people in the neighborhoods where they are now.
April 10, 2013 Penny-pinching CEOs are relocating businesses to places with fitter workers and lower health costs. Colorado, where adult obesity rates are low, is playing up its health advantage as it tries to lure companies to move.
April 1, 2013 Officials said Monday that a clerical error allowed the man suspected of killing Colorado's prisons chief to be released from custody about four years too early, the Associated Press is reporting.
March 22, 2013 A Colorado parolee who may be linked to the killing of the head of Colorado's Department of Corrections this week led Texas deputies on a high-speed car chase that ended with him being shot. The suspect was a member of a white supremacist prison gang.
March 21, 2013 When the law takes effect May 1, Colorado will join eight states that have civil unions. Nine others and the District of Columbia allow same-sex marriage. The approval of civil unions is a dramatic turnaround for a state where voters in 2006 banned gay marriage.
March 21, 2013 CPRSome Colorado doctors who've treated victims of recent mass shootings and everyday gun violence say they're deeply disturbed by and opposed to guns. But other doctors don't support the new gun restrictions lawmakers are talking about in Denver and Washington, D.C.
December 18, 2012 There are some warnings parents drill into their kids: no drinking, no smoking, don't do drugs. But now that two states have decriminalized recreational marijuana use, those conversations have become tougher.
September 24, 2012 Tuesday marks six weeks until Election Day, but registered voters in two dozen states are already able to cast a ballot for president.
August 9, 2012 The president supports extending the credit that's due to expire at the end of the year. His GOP rival does not. Their positions may have consequences in two battleground states: Iowa and Colorado.
July 20, 2012 Friday's rampage that killed at least a dozen people in the city of Aurora marks the state's worst mass shooting since Columbine in 1999.
April 11, 2012 Patrick Sullivan is serving time in the Arapahoe County (Colo.) jail that until Tuesday bore his name. He traded methamphetamine for sex with a man. Local authorities voted to strip his name off the facility.
April 4, 2012 Patrick Sullivan will serve his 38-day sentence in a jail that's named for him. He was once named Sheriff of the Year by the National Sheriffs' Association.