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2-month-old child in Denver abuse case dies, mother in custody  Thu, 31 Jul 2014 19:37:03 MDT
A 2-month-old victim of suspected child abuse has died, Denver police said Thursday. The mother, 21-year-old Kelsy Newell-Skinner, is in custody. 
Interim Denver Sheriff Elias Diggins isn't just warming a seat  Thu, 31 Jul 2014 19:32:14 MDT
Years ago, Elias Diggins set a goal to one day be Denver's sheriff.Today, Diggins wears the badge as interim sheriff, but he's no longer sure he wants the job. 
Colorado's marijuana edible manufacturers face tougher rules  Thu, 31 Jul 2014 19:00:38 MDT
Colorado's recreational marijuana edible manufacturers face tougher rules on potency, serving size and packaging of their products under stopgap rules expected to be adopted by state regulators Thursday. 
Fired Denver deputy appeals his dismissal for punching inmate, lying  Thu, 31 Jul 2014 18:29:08 MDT
A former Denver Sheriff's deputy fired in April for punching and slamming a jail inmate and then lying about the 2012 incident testified Thursday that he was defending himself at the time. 
Dead body found in parked car near 16th and Pearl streets in Boulder  Thu, 31 Jul 2014 18:00:28 MDT
Boulder police are investigating a dead body found shortly after noon Thursday in a vehicle on 16th Street just north of Pearl Street. 
Tax fraud convict gets year of weekend prison visits  Thu, 31 Jul 2014 17:58:49 MDT
A federal judge sentenced a Thornton man to one year of weekend and holiday prison stays after he admitted systematically filing fraudulent tax returns. 
Adams 12 school board election ruling to be appealed by Figueroa  Thu, 31 Jul 2014 17:31:26 MDT
Incumbent Adams 12 Five Star school board member Rico Figueroa and his supporters decided to file an appeal disputing a ruling that claimed November's election had no winner. 
Udall calls for resignation of CIA director in Senate spying scandal  Thu, 31 Jul 2014 17:26:42 MDT
WASHINGTON — In a major shot to the administration, U.S. Sen. Mark Udall on Thursday demanded the resignation of CIA Director John Brennan in response to a new watchdog report that 
Mudslide closes one lane of I-70 in Eagle County for second time  Thu, 31 Jul 2014 17:00:57 MDT
For the second time this week, rain triggered a mudslide Thursday that closed a portion of westbound Interstate 70 in Eagle County. 
Wild horse deaths at Mesa Verde highlight problem at national park  Thu, 31 Jul 2014 16:51:50 MDT
The deaths of six wild horses in Mesa Verde National Park this spring and summer have sparked protests and refocused attention on a problem with "trespass livestock" in this southwest a problem with "trespass livestock" in this southwest Colorado park. 
"Good Grammar Bandit" back to hitting banks in north metro suburbs  Thu, 31 Jul 2014 16:33:52 MDT
After taking an extended spring break, the so-called "Good Grammar Bandit" appears to have resumed his string of bank robberies in the north metro suburbs, the Federal Bureau of Investigation said Thursday. 
Colorado aid groups cancel trips to African nations where Ebola rages  Thu, 31 Jul 2014 15:52:36 MDT
The rapidly spreading West African Ebola outbreak is sending shudders through Colorado's missionary and health care organizations accustomed to fighting deadly disease under primitive conditions. 
Aurora receives several dozen applications for new pot businesses  Thu, 31 Jul 2014 15:35:44 MDT
The city of Aurora has received 40 to 50 applications from people interested in opening recreational marijuana businesses in the city. 
Woman's body found in SE Denver by passerby, police investigate  Thu, 31 Jul 2014 15:11:50 MDT
A passerby spotted a body in southeast Denver Thursday morning and police are investigating the discovery. 
Pot revenues starting to help select schools on pricey projects  Thu, 31 Jul 2014 14:26:32 MDT
As marijuana revenues trickle into the state, slow to meet projections, a few Colorado school districts are among the first to see some impact from the state's new funds.