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Family of Black man shot while holding cellphone want murder trial for SWAT officer
Family of Black man shot while holding cellphone want murder trial for SWAT officer

Relatives of a Black man holding a cellphone when he was fatally shot by a SWAT officer want the officer to face trial for murder.

Shooter who killed 5 at a Colorado LGBTQ+ club set to plead guilty to federal hate crimes

Shooter who killed 5 at a Colorado LGBTQ+ club set to plead guilty to federal hate crimes

The person who killed five people and wounded over a dozen others during a mass shooting at an LGBTQ+ nightclub in Colorado Springs is set to plead guilty to federal hate crime charges Tuesday.

No survivors as twin-engine Cessna crashes in Colorado mobile home park

No survivors as twin-engine Cessna crashes in Colorado mobile home park

A twin-engine airplane has crashed in a residential area in north-central Colorado, starting a fire that burned two mobile homes.

Former GOP Rep. George Nethercutt, who defeated House Speaker Tom Foley in 1994, dies at 79

Former GOP Rep. George Nethercutt, who defeated House Speaker Tom Foley in 1994, dies at 79

Former U.S. Rep. George Nethercutt has died at age 79.

Authorities across US grapple with rash of violence in final days of spring

Authorities across US grapple with rash of violence in final days of spring

Communities across the country are grappling with a rash of violence in the final days of spring that included at least four mass shootings in one weekend.

Mount Washington race won for record eighth time by Colorado runner Joseph Gray

Mount Washington race won for record eighth time by Colorado runner Joseph Gray

A Colorado runner has won a race to the summit of New England’s tallest peak for a record-setting eighth time.

Severe weather forecast around US with high Southwest temperatures, Gulf rain and Rockies snow

Severe weather forecast around US with high Southwest temperatures, Gulf rain and Rockies snow

Heat and cold extremes are expected in the U.S. Extreme weather that ranged from triple digit temperatures in the Southwest to unseasonable cold in the Pacific Northwest has been forecast over the U.S. into the early part of the week.

Woman holding large knife at Denver intersection shot and killed by police, chief says

Woman holding large knife at Denver intersection shot and killed by police, chief says

Police say officers shot and killed a woman who was holding a large, hunting-style knife at an intersection in downtown Denver on Sunday.

2 people seriously injured after small plane crashes near interstate south of Denver

2 people seriously injured after small plane crashes near interstate south of Denver

Officials say two people were seriously injured after their small plane crashed near Interstate 25 in Colorado.

The anti-abortion movement is making a big play to thwart citizen initiatives on reproductive rights

The anti-abortion movement is making a big play to thwart citizen initiatives on reproductive rights

Anti-abortion groups and their Republican allies in state governments are using a range of strategies to counter proposed ballot initiatives that are intended to protect reproductive rights or prevent voters from having a say in the fall.

Which states could have abortion on the ballot in 2024?

Which states could have abortion on the ballot in 2024?

The issue of abortion will be before voters in at least four states this year, and possibly more.

Report finds Colorado was built on $1.7 trillion of land expropriated from tribal nations

Report finds Colorado was built on $1.7 trillion of land expropriated from tribal nations

A report published by a Native American-led nonprofit examines in detail the dispossession of Indigenous homelands in Colorado, quantifies the value of the land and resources taken and outlines the state education system’s omission of that history in its curriculum.

Micro communities for the homeless sprout in US cities eager for small, quick and cheap solutions

Micro communities for the homeless sprout in US cities eager for small, quick and cheap solutions

In downtown Atlanta, shipping containers have been transformed into an oasis for dozens of previously unsheltered people who now proudly call a former parking lot home.

High school biology teacher looks to make the most of his 'Tin Cup' moment at the US Open

High school biology teacher looks to make the most of his 'Tin Cup' moment at the US Open

Colin Prater feels a little like Kevin Costner’s character in “Tin Cup” this week — a relative unknown who suddenly finds himself on one of golf’s biggest stages at the U.S. Open.

Lauren Boebert's ex-husband pleads guilty to reckless endangerment after altercations with family

Lauren Boebert's ex-husband pleads guilty to reckless endangerment after altercations with family

U.S. Rep. Lauren Boebert's ex-husband pleaded guilty to reckless endangerment Wednesday after separate altercations with his ex-wife at a local restaurant and their son at a home earlier this year.

4 people, including 2 children, dead in apparent murder-suicide in Colorado, authorities say

4 people, including 2 children, dead in apparent murder-suicide in Colorado, authorities say

Authorities say four people, including two children, were shot and killed in an apparent murder-suicide late Tuesday in a small city in southeastern Colorado.

Federal court dismisses appeal of lawsuit contesting transgender woman in Wyoming sorority

Federal court dismisses appeal of lawsuit contesting transgender woman in Wyoming sorority

A federal court has dismissed the appeal of a lawsuit challenging a transgender woman’s acceptance into a sorority at the University of Wyoming.

Six years after the Parkland school massacre, the bloodstained building will finally be demolished

Six years after the Parkland school massacre, the bloodstained building will finally be demolished

Demolition of the building where 17 people died in the 2018 Parkland school shooting is set to begin.

New research explores how a short trip to space affects the human body

New research explores how a short trip to space affects the human body

New research shows space tourists experience some of the same body changes as astronauts who spend months in orbit.

Mentally ill man charged in Colorado Planned Parenthood shooting can be forcibly medicated

Mentally ill man charged in Colorado Planned Parenthood shooting can be forcibly medicated

A federal appeals court says a mentally ill man charged with killing three people at a Colorado Planned Parenthood clinic in 2015 because it offered abortion services can be forcibly medicated.

A growing Filipino diaspora means plenty of celebration worldwide for Philippine Independence Day

A growing Filipino diaspora means plenty of celebration worldwide for Philippine Independence Day

In the Philippines, where colonial rule under Spain and later the United States endured for nearly four centuries, June 12 is the real Independence Day.

Palestinian DC chef and Senegalese restaurant in New Orleans win coveted James Beard Awards

Palestinian DC chef and Senegalese restaurant in New Orleans win coveted James Beard Awards

A Palestinian chef using ancient cooking techniques, a Senegalese restaurant in New Orleans and an upscale Thai restaurant in Oregon have won coveted James Beard awards.

District attorney who prosecuted Barry Morphew faces disciplinary hearing

District attorney who prosecuted Barry Morphew faces disciplinary hearing

A district attorney who brought charges that were ultimately dismissed against a Colorado man accused of killing his wife is facing a discipline hearing that could lead to her disbarment.

Things to know about FDA warning on paralytic shellfish poisoning in Pacific Northwest

Things to know about FDA warning on paralytic shellfish poisoning in Pacific Northwest

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration says consumers should avoid shellfish from Oregon and Washington state as they may be contaminated with toxins that cause paralytic shellfish poisoning.

Nuggets star Nikola Jokic included on Serbia's preliminary roster for the Paris Olympics

Nuggets star Nikola Jokic included on Serbia's preliminary roster for the Paris Olympics

Denver Nuggets superstar Nikola Jokic was included on Serbia’s 16-man preliminary roster for the upcoming Paris Olympics, ending doubts he would skip the basketball tournament.

4 hospitalized after small plane crashes in suburban Denver front yard

4 hospitalized after small plane crashes in suburban Denver front yard

Four people have been taken to a hospital after a small plane crashed in the front yard of a suburban Denver home.

Members of Congress commemorate D-Day with their own parachute jump over Normandy

Members of Congress commemorate D-Day with their own parachute jump over Normandy

A contingent of U.S. lawmakers from the House of Representatives has made a commemorative parachute jump at Normandy marking the 80th anniversary of D-Day.

Man takes murder plea deal in first Colorado case impacted by work of embattled DNA analyst

Man takes murder plea deal in first Colorado case impacted by work of embattled DNA analyst

A Colorado man has pleaded guilty to lesser charges in the killings of three people in 2017 in the first prosecution believed to be impacted by the work of a state DNA analyst accused of tampering with test results.

Possibility of ranked-choice voting in Colorado faces a hurdle with new law

Possibility of ranked-choice voting in Colorado faces a hurdle with new law

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis has signed a bill that would impose another hurdle for the implementation of ranked-choice voting, which may be on the November ballot.