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Colorado sues e-cigarette maker Juul for deceptive marketing practices that target youth
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Colorado is suing e-cigarette maker Juul Labs, Inc., alleging the company intentionally marketed its products to youth and misrepresented them as a healthy alternative to cigarettes. The lawsuit comes after a nearly yearlong investigation led by Attorney General Phil Weiser, who claims Juul violated the Colorado Consumer Protection Act by targeting young smokers with attractive […]

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Off-duty Colorado Springs officer cleared in fatal shooting
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An off-duty Colorado Springs police officer who killed a man in February was justified in the shooting, acting in self-defense, and he won’t face criminal charges, according to the El Paso County district attorney’s office. On Feb. 27 off-duty officer Lucas Aragon shot Desmond Hayes while in his vehicle about 3:40 a.m. in a drive-thru […]

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3 apprehended in attempted arson of Colorado Civil War monument base in Denver
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DENVER — Police in Denver have apprehended three suspects in connection with an attempt to set fire to the pedestal of a Civil War statue that was toppled last week, authorities announced Sunday. About 75 protesters had been demonstrating peacefully around the Capitol late Saturday night when a small group broke off and went to […]

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Doomsday cult leader in Colorado gets 64 years in deaths of 2 girls
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TELLURIDE — A woman who considered herself the spiritual leader of a doomsday cult in Colorado has been sentenced to 64 years in prison for her role in the deaths of two children who were banished to a car without food or water because the girls were thought to have been impure. Madani Ceus was […]

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Amid pandemic-induced budget cuts, Colorado law enforcement begin to implement sweeping police reform
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Protesters demanded changes to policing. State lawmakers ordered it. Now Colorado law enforcement must implement the sweeping changes amid a global pandemic that has crippled budgets while also quelling fears amid rank-and-file officers about their new liability. And there are deadlines for getting it done. Colorado law enforcement spent the last week figuring out new […]

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Colorado man arrested in Arizona on suspicion of murdering his former girlfriend
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A Colorado man has been arrested in Arizona on suspicion of first-degree murder in connection to the disappearance of his former girlfriend. Donovan Walsh, 43, is a suspect in the disappearance and presumed death of 32-year-old Alicia Banks-Newton, according to Arvada police. On Friday, police conducted a welfare check at Banks-Newton’s apartment, 7655 W. 67th […]

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Missing Colorado Springs special-needs teenage girl might be headed to Texas, Florida
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The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office says a missing teenager with special needs might be headed to Texas and Florida. El Paso County Sheriff's Office via Twitter Elizabeth McPherson Elizabeth “Lizzy” McPherson, 16, from the Peyton area, was spotted around 7 p.m. Thursday at the Greyhound bus station on Weber Street in Colorado Springs. Authorities […]

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City Grille exterior burns in morning fire near Colorado Capitol
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A fire outside downtown Denver’s City Grille burned the patio and much of the restaurant’s facade early Friday morning. Denver Fire Dept. arrived to the scene a block away from the state Capitol just before 2 a.m. There were no injuries, and the department is working to determine the fire’s cause, which they should have […]

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Colorado Springs man who died after police Tased him is identified
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The Colorado Springs man who died after police shocked him with a Taser was identified Thursday as 49-year-old Chad Burnett. Burnett died Sunday after a confrontation with Colorado Springs police who were responding to a report that Burnett displayed a weapon, according to the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office. The officers tried to arrest Burnett […]

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Fatal encounter with Colorado Springs police prompts investigation
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A fatal encounter between Colorado Springs police officers and a man reported as having a weapon Sunday morning has prompted an investigation. The man died after police tried to arrest him, which led to a struggle and the use of a Taser, according to a summary by El Paso County Sheriff Bill Elder released Sunday […]

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Governor’s lifeline to Colorado ballot campaigns may reach multiple courts before resolution
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Whether or not Colorado ballot campaigns will be allowed to collect petition signatures by mail and email remains an open question, and may reach multiple courts before it’s settled. On Friday morning in Denver District Court, Judge Robert McGahey heard arguments in a legal challenge by a coalition of business groups to Gov. Jared Polis’s […]

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Antisemitic incidents in Colorado continue to rise as attacks against American Jews reach all-time highs, new report shows
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Antisemitic incidents in Colorado increased by 56% last year, as attacks against America’s Jewish population reached all-time highs, the Anti-Defamation League found in its 2019 annual report. The 2019 Audit of Antisemitic Incidents found 61 acts against Jews in Colorado, up from a previous peak of 57 incidents in 2017. Reports of antisemitic incidents in […]

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Loveland man linked to Colorado Capitol coronavirus protest arrested for possessing pipe bombs
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A 53-year-old Loveland man who boasted he’d bring high-powered weapons to a protest at the Colorado Capitol against coronavirus restrictions was arrested over the weekend and faces charges after Federal Bureau of Investigation and other agents raided his home and found four pipe bombs, authorities said Sunday night. A criminal complaint alleges that Bradley Bunn, […]

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238 inmates test positive for coronavirus at Sterling prison, the largest known outbreak in Colorado
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A Colorado prison is now the site of the state’s largest confirmed COVID-19 outbreak as mass testing confirms that 238 inmates at Sterling Correctional Facility have the virus. The number of positive cases at the facility spiked as more results from the 472 tests administered last week became available. Of those tested, half were positive. […]

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