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  • Colorado vs. Utah in ski slogan

    November 14, 2014 7:46 PM

    SAL LAKE CITY, UTAH- What's in a name led to a legal fight that ended in a settlement over winter sports marketing. Steamboat Ski Resort in Colorado sued, claiming a Utah advertising campaign violated its trademark involving the name Ski Town, U.S.A. Utah dropped the "USA" from its Ski... more »
  • Companies continue battle for Marvel superheroes

    October 28, 2014 12:25 PM

    DENVER - The Walt Disney Co. says it is tired of fighting the same battle over the copyrights to iconic Marvel comic book characters including Spider-Man, X-Men and The Hulk. A panel of the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals heard arguments Tuesday in longtime dispute between the company and... more »
  • Colorado girls make possible bid to join militants

    October 22, 2014 11:00 AM

    DENVER - Three teenage girls from suburban Denver flew to Europe in a possible bid to join Islamic State militants in Syria, and now authorities are looking at their friends to see if any have similar intentions. A U.S. official said the evidence gathered so far made it clear that... more »
  • Study finds 100% increase in marijuana related fatal crashes

    August 19, 2014 10:22 PM

    DENVER - A study found the number of people killed in marijuana-related accidents increased 100 percent over five years where the state legalized marijuana in various forms. There were 78 fatalities where a driver, bike rider or pedestrian tested positive for marijuana. In 2007, the number was 39. The... more »
  • Judge: Colorado theater shooting suits can advance

    August 16, 2014 4:00 PM

    DENVER - A judge says lawsuits can move forward against the owner of the Colorado movie theater where a gunman killed 12 people and injured 70 others in 2012. U.S. District Judge R. Brooke Jackson ruled Friday that Cinemark could have predicted moviegoers might be targeted for an attack, noting... more »
  • Top Colorado court halts gay marriages in Boulder

    July 29, 2014 4:32 PM

    DENVER - Colorado's Supreme Court ordered Boulder County to stop issuing marriage licenses to gay couples while an appeal from the state attorney general is heard. The court ruled Tuesday in response to an appeal from Republican Attorney General John Suthers, who has been trying for several weeks to get... more »
  • Colorado theater shooter in court for hearing on expert testimony

    July 23, 2014 2:04 AM

    CENTENNIAL, CO - The man charged with the Colorado theater massacre is returning to court for the second day of hearings about what kinds of experts can testify at his trial. The hearing resumes Wednesday on a defense motion to bar testimony from firearms experts. On Tuesday, the judge heard... more »
  • Theater shooting lawyers in court to discuss video

    July 22, 2014 2:13 AM

    CENTENNIAL, CO - Attorneys in the Colorado theater shooting case are returning to court to discuss whether a doctor should be allowed to videotape the second sanity evaluation of defendant James Holmes. At a two-day hearing that starts Tuesday, prosecutors and the defense are also scheduled to discuss defense motions... more »
  • Colorado clerk OK'd to give gay marriage licenses

    July 10, 2014 12:10 PM

    DENVER - A Boulder County clerk who has been issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples in defiance of Colorado's gay-marriage ban has been cleared to continue. Boulder County Judge Andrew Hartman ruled Thursday that county clerk Hillary Hall can ignore a federal stay on a ruling from the 10th U.S.... more »
  • Attorneys in Holmes case to discuss jury selection

    May 29, 2014 3:13 AM

    CENTENNIAL, Co - Attorneys in the Colorado theater shooting case are returning to court to discuss the logistics of jury selection. A hearing on Thursday will focus on how prospective jurors should be interviewed and what they should be asked in a written questionnaire. The public will be barred from... more »
  • Crews searching for 3 people in Colorado mudslide

    May 26, 2014 5:43 AM

    GRAND JUNCTION, CO - Emergency crews are searching for three people reported missing after a large mudslide struck in western Colorado's Mesa County. The slide hit Sunday in a remote area near the town of Collbran, about 40 miles east of Grand Junction. Mesa County Sheriff's spokeswoman Lisa McCammon says... more »
  • More storms, tornadoes possible in Colorado

    May 22, 2014 9:04 AM

    DENVER, CO - Meteorologists say six tornadoes touched down east of Denver and more spring thunderstorms are expected Thursday along the Front Range and eastern Colorado. No significant damage was reported from the twisters and Thursday's weather isn't expected to be as extreme or as widespread as that seen Wednesday.... more »
  • Hash oil explosions rise with legalized marijuana

    May 6, 2014 2:10 AM

    DENVER, CO - The opening months of Colorado's recreational marijuana industry have seen a rise in fiery explosions as pot users try to extract potent oil from the drug in home laboratories. Hospital officials say more people are being seriously burned and injured trying to make hash oil. The golden... more »
  • In Colorado, a pot holiday goes mainstream

    April 20, 2014 11:41 AM

    DENVER - The 4/20 stoner holiday is going mainstream in Colorado. April 20 has traditionally been a day for marijuana activists to defiantly light up to protest their drug of choice being outlawed. But Colorado has legalized pot. This weekend is filled with marijuana-themed activities that will culminate at a... more »
  • Mom of Colorado girl who shaved head for cancer-stricken pal says focus should be shifted

    March 26, 2014 10:27 AM

    DENVER - The mother of a Grand Junction, Colo., third-grader who shaved her head in solidarity with a cancer-stricken friend is asking for an end to the national furor over a school's short-lived decision to bar her from campus, so the focus can shift to the recovery of her 11-year-old... more »
  • Colorado collects $2M in recreational pot taxes

    March 10, 2014 4:34 PM

    DENVER - In the world's first accounting of a recreational pot industry, Colorado officials say the state has made roughly $2 million in marijuana taxes in January, the first month of sales. The tax total reported Monday by the state Department of Revenue indicates $14.02 million worth of recreational... more »
  • Heisman winning RBs Salaam, Williams up for Hall

    March 6, 2014 2:34 PM

    DALLAS - Heisman Trophy winning running backs Rashaan Salaam of Colorado and Ricky Williams of Texas are among the stars making their first appearance on the College Football Hall of Fame ballot this year. Some of the other notable first-timers are Iowa State running back Troy Davis, a two-time Heisman... more »
  • Gun control sparks resignation

    November 27, 2013 7:59 PM

    DENVER, COLORADO- Rather than face a recall, a third Democrat in the Colorado Senate resigned after she voted for gun control measures. Sen. Evie Hudak of Denver resigned less than a week before petitions were to be turned in to start the recall process. Her resignation means Democrats... more »
  • Holmes' lawyers: Apartment search was illegal

    October 23, 2013 7:47 AM

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. - Lawyers for Colorado theater shooting defendant James Holmes say evidence seized from his booby-trapped apartment shouldn't be used against him because police didn't get a search warrant before sending in a bomb squad robot. Defense attorneys and prosecutors return to court Wednesday for more arguments over... more »
  • Colo. farmers arrested in deadly listeria outbreak

    September 26, 2013 2:07 PM

    DENVER- The owners of a Colorado cantaloupe farm have been arrested on charges stemming from a listeria outbreak that killed 33 people. Federal prosecutors say brothers Eric and Ryan Jensen were arrested Thursday on charges of introducing adulterated food into interstate commerce. Prosecutors say the federal Food and Drug Administration... more »
  • La. Red Cross volunteers helping in Colorado Play Video

    September 20, 2013 11:57 AM

    COLORADO - Red Cross volunteers from Louisiana are helping victims of flooding in Colorado return to their damaged homes. Six people were killed and an estimated 18,000 homes were damaged in the flooding that began over the weekend. Eleven Red Cross volunteers from South Louisiana are in Colorado... more »
  • More volunteers leave La. to assist in Colo.

    September 18, 2013 10:42 AM

    BATON ROUGE - More Louisiana volunteers left Baton Rouge today to help the American Red Cross with flooding assistance in Colorado. Spokesperson Nancy Malone says 11 volunteers from south Louisiana are now on their way to the state. Those volunteers will help at Red Cross shelters and evacuation... more »
  • Locals ready to assist with Colorado flood disaster

    September 16, 2013 8:45 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Red Cross volunteers from Louisiana are on standby to assist with flood relief efforts in Colorado. Days of widespread flooding have left 8 people dead, destroyed some 1,500 homes and damaged about 17,500 others media in Colorado reported Monday night. "We are eager to support our... more »
  • Evacuations expand as rain continues falling in Colorado

    September 13, 2013 10:25 AM

    BOULDER, Colo. - Authorities in Boulder County, Colorado, say 17 people are unaccounted for amid the flooding that has inundated the city of Boulder. The water has isolated communities in the Rocky Mountain foothills, and left them without power or phone service. Authorities urged thousands of additional people in the... more »
  • Baton Rouge victim of Co. shooting returns to massacre scene

    July 19, 2013 10:49 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The one-year mark of the shooting in Aurora, Colorado, has Baton Rouge native Bonnie Kate Pouriau returning to the nightmare location. Saturday, victims and survivors will remember the night the Batman film The Dark Knight Rises they were viewing was interrupted by gunfire. Pouriau was shot... more »
  • Nationals' Zimmerman goes for 12 wins

    July 1, 2013 10:21 AM

    UNDATED - A couple of major league baseball streaks are put on hold today with a limited schedule in the bigs. Pittsburgh gets the day off to savor its nine-game winning streak, while Colorado's Michael Cuddyer puts his 27-game hitting streak on hold because the Rockies are idle. That clears... more »
  • Colo. wildfire evacuees see destruction firsthand

    June 16, 2013 10:34 AM

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Restless residents displaced by Colorado's most destructive wildfire ever are returning to previously closed neighborhoods as firefighters continue to tame the blaze. Authorities say no additional homes were destroyed as fire crews expanded containment lines Saturday to 55 percent. The wildfire has destroyed nearly 500 homes... more »
  • Colo. governor signs marijuana regulations into law

    May 28, 2013 4:02 PM

    DENVER - Colorado's governor signed six marijuana regulatory bills into law Tuesday while the state awaits a federal response to recreational pot legalization. The new laws seek to regulate the newly legal drug and keep it away from children, without being so strict that weed stays in the black... more »
  • Colorado shootings suspect to enter insanity plea

    May 7, 2013 4:41 PM

    DENVER - Lawyers for the man accused of killing 12 people and injuring 70 in a Colorado movie theater say he wants to change his plea to not guilty by reason of insanity. Attorneys for James Holmes said in a court filing Tuesday they plan to formally ask for the... more »
  • Snakes in the basement

    April 18, 2013 7:34 PM

    BRIGHTON - A house went up in the flames and two adults and three kids got out safely but firefighters have to deal with hundreds of exotic snakes. They're working with the homeowner to get them out of the debris and into a new home. The snakes are in... more »
  • Some Colo. sheriffs oppose more gun control

    April 3, 2013 10:21 AM

    DENVER - Some Colorado sheriffs are speaking out against any more gun control measures as President Barack Obama visits the state. Sixteen sheriffs, including Larimer County's Justin Smith and John Cooke of Weld County, plan to hold a news conference Wednesday in Denver. They'll gather in a park near where... more »
  • Holmes to hear if prosecutors will seek execution

    April 1, 2013 8:08 AM

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. - After a week of legal twists and turns, James Holmes will find out Monday if he could be executed if convicted in the Colorado theater attack that killed 12 people. Legal analysts say a plea deal is still possible in the Colorado theater shootings despite a rare... more »
  • CO movie theater shooting suspect wants life, not death penalty

    March 27, 2013 4:03 PM

    DENVER- The man accused of opening fire inside a Colorado movie theater during the premiere of Batman last summer has offered to plead guilty and spend the rest of his life in prison to avoid the death penalty. Lawyers for James Holmes made the offer in a motion filed... more »
  • Pot tourism up for discussion in Colo. Legislature

    March 22, 2013 8:43 AM

    DENVER- Marijuana tourism is one of the biggest questions facing pot regulators in Colorado. A special legislative panel looking at marijuana regulations plans to discuss the question Friday. The constitutional amendment approved by voters last year allows marijuana use by adults over 21. It doesn't specify whether only Colorado residents... more »
  • Judge OKs medication for Colorado shooting suspect

    March 11, 2013 2:28 PM

    DENVER- The judge in the Colorado theater shooting case says defendant James Holmes can be medicated for interviews by psychiatrists if he pleads not guilty by reason of insanity. Judge William Sylvester says that Holmes also could be given a polygraph examination as part of an evaluation to determine if... more »
  • Police in Colorado baffled by detergent thefts

    January 24, 2013 12:16 PM

    DENVER - Authorities are hoping suspects come clean following a rash of thefts of laundry detergent and expensive face lotion across Colorado. KCNC-TV reported on Wednesday that supermarkets are installing more surveillance cameras to combat the rising tide of thefts. They are also hiring undercover agents. Authorities believe thieves are... more »
  • Judge in Colo. shooting orders reporter to appear

    January 18, 2013 4:33 PM

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. - The judge handling the case of the Colorado theater shooting suspect is requiring a Fox News reporter to appear in court to say who gave her information that defense attorneys say was subject to a gag order. A July 25 article by Jana Winter on FoxNews.com cited... more »
  • Aurora victims hold remembrance at movie theater

    January 17, 2013 5:28 AM

    AURORA, Colo. - The Colorado movie theater where a gunman killed 12 people and injured 70 others is reopening with a private event for victims and officials. Cinemark is reopening the Aurora theater where James Holmes is accused of staging the massacre on July 20. Victims and officials were... more »
  • Victim's father's outburst ends Colorado court hearing

    January 11, 2013 3:13 PM

    CENTENNIAL, Colo.- The father of one of the victims of the Colorado movie theater shootings is promising there will be no more outbursts. Steve Hernandez apologized to the judge today, after shouting during a hearing today that accused gunman James Holmes should "rot in Hell." Hernandez was the father of... more »
  • Colo. theater shooting case enters new phase

    January 11, 2013 7:25 AM

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. - Colorado movie theater shooting suspect James Holmes faces arraignment Friday. That comes after a judge on Thursday night ruled he should stand trial on all 166 counts against him. But his attorneys say they're not ready to enter a plea and plan to seek a... more »
  • Holmes prosecution to call last witness

    January 9, 2013 7:17 AM

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. - Prosecutors in Colorado are expected to call their final witness today in the preliminary hearing for James Holmes, the former grad student accused of killing 12 people and wounding dozens in a movie theater in July. Yesterday, authorities testified that Holmes spent more than two months... more »
  • FBI: Holmes' booby trap included improvised napalm

    January 8, 2013 1:36 PM

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. - An elaborate booby trap system allegedly set up to pull police away from the Colorado theater shooting included improvised napalm and thermite, which burns so hot that water can't put out the blaze. FBI bomb technician Garrett Gumbinner described the system Tuesday at a hearing in which... more »
  • Colo. shooting hearings impact Baton Rouge victim Play Video

    January 8, 2013 11:05 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The Colorado theater massacre court hearings are happening in another state, but they are impacting a victim in Louisiana. Bonnie Kate Pourciau survived the shooting, which happened in July. She was shot in the leg. Pourciau and other victims of the shooting are invited to... more »
  • Theater shooting relatives reject movie invitation

    January 2, 2013 12:07 PM

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. - Relatives of the majority of people killed in a Colorado movie theater are rejecting an invitation to attend its reopening, calling it a "disgusting offer." The parents, grandparents, cousins and widow of nine of the 12 people killed released a letter Wednesday sent to the theater's owner,... more »
  • Pot legalized in Colorado with gov's proclamation

    December 10, 2012 3:27 PM

    DENVER - Using marijuana for recreational use is now effectively legal in Colorado. Gov. John Hickenlooper declared a voter-approved marijuana legalization amendment as part of the state constitution on Monday. It was the last procedural step needed for the amendment to take effect. The drug became legal in Washington state... more »
  • School records may relate to alleged Colo. gunman

    December 5, 2012 2:51 PM

    DENVER- The University of Colorado at Denver has released thousands of documents that may relate to the man accused in the Colorado theater shootings, but much of the material appears to be heavily redacted. More than 2,000 records were released Wednesday after news organizations, including The Associated Press, requested them... more »
  • UN calls for marijuana rollback

    November 20, 2012 7:53 PM

    The head of the United Nations drug watchdog agency called on U.S. government leaders to challenge ballot measures in Colorado and Washington that decriminalized possession of small amounts of marijuana. Raymond Yans says it sends "a wrong message to the rest of the nation and it sends a wrong message... more »
  • Payments coming for Colo. theater shooting victims

    November 16, 2012 5:50 PM

    DENVER - A mediator handling the distribution of about $5.3 million in donations to victims of the Colorado theater shootings says disbursement amounts have been finalized. A gunman killed 12 people and injured at least 58 others at an Aurora movie theater July 20. Aurora Victim Relief Fund special master... more »
  • Colorado boy dies after 3 years without a brain

    November 1, 2012 1:13 PM

    PUEBLO, Colo. - A Colorado boy who survived three years without a brain has died. Nickolas Coke surprised doctors after he born with only a brain stem. Most babies with that condition are stillborn or die shortly after birth. According to KOAA-TV, the boy survived without medical equipment and was... more »
  • DA in theater shooting gets access to some records

    October 17, 2012 5:25 PM

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. - A judge says prosecutors can have access to some university records of the man charged in the Colorado theater shootings. Prosecutors say the records could establish a motive for the July 20 attack that killed 12 people and injured 58. Lawyers for former University of Colorado Denver... more »
  • Search for missing girl, 10, continues in Colorado

    October 9, 2012 10:14 AM

    WESTMINSTER, Colo.- Authorities looking for a 10-year-old Colorado girl who disappeared days ago after leaving for school are planning to finish scouring open fields and resume searching the fifth-grader's suburban Denver neighborhood on Tuesday. Jessica Ridgeway was last seen Friday morning after leaving home to meet friends at a... more »
  • Watch tonight's debate LIVE online

    October 3, 2012 1:49 PM

    DENVER - They've spent a lot of time talking about each other -- and now, President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney will be talking to each other, and to tens of millions of viewers of tonight's first debate between them. You can watch tonight's debate through the... more »
  • Theater shooting victim featured in TV ad

    October 1, 2012 2:52 PM

    DENVER - A man wounded in the shootings at a suburban Denver movie theater is appearing in an ad aimed at getting voters' attention before the first presidential debate. Stephen Barton was among the 58 people injured in the July 20 attack in Aurora that also killed 12 people.... more »
  • Romney criticizes Obama for 'bumps' comments

    September 24, 2012 4:22 PM

    DENVER - Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney says he can't imagine calling the killing of a U.S. ambassador a "bump in the road." His comments Monday were veiled criticism of Obama for his comment in an interview broadcast Sunday. In an interview with "60 Minutes," Obama said "there are going... more »
  • Wounded teen takes unique approach to paying bills

    September 14, 2012 3:35 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The family of a Baton Rouge teen injured in the recent Colorado movie theater shootings is taking an innovative approach to paying for her medical costs. Bonnie Kate Pourciau's family created a page on fundraising site Indiegogo asking people to donate to her recovery. As... more »
  • Prosecution: Holmes made threats before rampage

    August 23, 2012 4:10 PM

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. - Prosecutors say the suspect in the Colorado theater shooting made threats and was banned from the University of Colorado after failing a key exam six weeks before the rampage. They made the accusations about James Holmes in court Thursday as they tried to convince a judge to... more »
  • Attorneys to argue over release of Holmes records

    August 23, 2012 8:06 AM

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. - A judge will hear arguments today about whether the Colorado theater shooting suspect's university records can be turned over to prosecutors. At issue are 100 pages of non-medical records relating to accused shooter James Holmes' doctoral studies at the University of Colorado. Prosecutors want the... more »
  • Lunch workers study how to get kids to eat healthy

    August 20, 2012 11:47 AM

    DENVER - There will be more whole grains on school lunch menus this year, along with a wider selection of fruits and vegetables and other healthy options. The challenge is getting children to eat them. At a School Nutrition Association conference in Denver this summer, food workers heard tips about... more »
  • Ohio man indicted in Batman movie weapons case

    August 14, 2012 3:31 PM

    CLEVELAND - An Ohio man arrested with a loaded gun, ammunition and knives at a showing of the latest Batman movie has been indicted on three weapons counts. A Cleveland grand jury returned the indictment Monday against 37-year-old Scott A. Smith, of North Ridgeville, on two concealed weapon counts and... more »
  • Obama congratulates US women's soccer team

    August 9, 2012 4:44 PM

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - President Barack Obama has congratulated the U.S. women's soccer team for winning the Olympic gold medal. Obama visited the U.S. Olympic Committee's training center in Colorado Springs Thursday and singled out the women's soccer team, which had just finished its gold-medal match. Obama offered a "special... more »
  • Mom: Shooting victim could leave hospital this week

    August 6, 2012 11:44 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The Baton Rouge teen wounded in one of the nation's worst mass shootings could leave the hospital and come home this week, according to her mother. Kathleen Pourciau said Bonnie Kate, 18, is still in a lot of pain as she continues to recover from being... more »
  • Romney gives Obama failing grade on economy

    August 2, 2012 3:10 PM

    GOLDEN, Colo. - Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is giving President Barack Obama's economic policies a failing grade. And he's promising to create 12 million jobs in his first four years in office. Romney told a Denver-area rally Thursday that his Democratic opponent has disappointed the nation. He shared a... more »
  • Report: Psychiatrist tried to discuss Holmes

    August 2, 2012 10:43 AM

    DENVER - A psychiatrist who had the Colorado theater shooting suspect as a client reportedly wanted to talk to a campus security committee about him weeks before the attack. Denver television station KMGH reports that University of Colorado psychiatrist Lynne Fenton wanted to discuss James Holmes with members of a... more »
  • Charges give Colo. prosecutors sentencing options

    July 30, 2012 5:14 PM

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. - Colorado prosecutors charged the suspect in the Aurora movie theater shooting with multiple counts for each victim to create more options during sentencing, if he's convicted. James Holmes was charged with 24 counts of murder, two each for the 12 people killed, and 116 counts of attempted... more »
  • Mom of girl killed in shooting will be paralyzed

    July 30, 2012 5:13 PM

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. - A family member says the woman who lost her 6-year-old daughter in the Aurora theater shooting and suffered a miscarriage is expected to be paralyzed as a result of her injuries. Mary Ellen Hansen says doctors still hope her niece, Ashley Moser, will have use of her... more »
  • Man arrested after gun brought into theater

    July 30, 2012 1:28 PM

    THORNTON, Colo. - Police have arrested a Colorado man after moviegoers reported that he carried a handgun strapped to his waist into a multiplex theater in Thornton yesterday. A police spokesman says people were fleeing the theaters, yelling that there was a man with a gun. Nine theaters were evacuated.... more »
  • Colo. suspect charged with 24 counts of murder

    July 30, 2012 12:08 PM

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. - Colorado prosecutors have formally charged a former doctorate student with 24 counts of murder in the shooting at an Aurora movie theater. Twenty-four-year-old James Holmes appeared Monday and was also formally charged with 116 counts of attempted murder. Twelve people were killed and 58 people were wounded... more »
  • Shooting victim arrives back in Baton Rouge

    July 26, 2012 2:56 PM

    BATON ROUGE -The Baton Rouge teen wounded during a shooting rampage at a Colorado movie theater landed in Louisiana a short time ago. Bonnie Kate Pourciau, 18, was shot in the leg during the midnight premiere of the new Batman movie last week in Aurora, Colo. She went through... more »
  • Teen wounded in movie shooting headed home

    July 26, 2012 10:43 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Bonnie Kate Pourciau, a Baton Rouge teen wounded during the deadly movie theater shooting in Colorado, is on her way back home. Pourciau went through multiple surgeries since she was shot in the leg at the premiere of the new Batman movie in Aurora, Colo. last... more »
  • Leaders say no, but some Democrats want tougher gun limits

    July 24, 2012 3:34 PM

    WASHINGTON - A handful of Democrats are calling for a ban on high-capacity ammunition clips after the movie theater shooting rampage in Colorado, but House and Senate leaders of both parties have no plans to touch the issue this election year. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and Minority Leader Mitch... more »
  • DC Comics delays Batman comic after Colo. shooting

    July 24, 2012 2:41 PM

    PHILADELPHIA - DC Comics is asking retailers to postpone sales of a Batman comic book out of respect for victims of the shooting at a theater showing "The Dark Knight Rises" in Colorado. In an email sent to shops, DC Entertainment asked retailers to delay sales of "Batman, Incorporated" No.... more »
  • Funerals planned; survivor and witness recount horror

    July 24, 2012 10:40 AM

    AURORA, Colo. - Family members of the victims of Friday's movie theater shooting in Colorado are planning funerals. A full military funeral and burial are planned next week in Reno, Nev., for Jonathan Blunk. The 26-year-old served three tours in the Middle East, and planned to re-enlist with the goal... more »
  • 'Dark Knight Rises' earns $161M in wake of tragedy

    July 23, 2012 4:38 PM

    LOS ANGELES - "The Dark Knight Rises" earned $160.9 million this weekend following a mass shooting that left 12 dead and 58 wounded at a midnight screening of the Batman sequel in Colorado. Warner said Monday the final installment of director Christopher Nolan's Batman trilogy earned $160,887,295. The opening makes... more »
  • Victims' angry family members at court for suspect's first hearing

    July 23, 2012 4:19 PM

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. - A man who watched today's hearing in Colorado where James Holmes made his first court appearance says his son "could have wiped the floor with him without breaking a sweat." The angry words came from Tom Teves, whose son, Alex, was killed along with 11 others in... more »
  • Family of Colo. shooting suspect to make statement

    July 23, 2012 12:45 PM

    SAN DIEGO - A lawyer representing family members of the suspect in the Colorado mass shooting plans to hold a news conference Monday in San Diego. Lisa Damiani plans to meet reporters at 1 p.m. Pacific time. She's representing the family of 24-year-old James Holmes, who made his first court... more »
  • World gets first look at Colo. shooting suspect

    July 23, 2012 10:43 AM

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. - The Colorado movie theater shooting suspect is making his first court appearance with reddish orange hair. James Holmes was wide-eyed and unshaven as he sat staring down. He appeared Monday after being accused of the shooting rampage at a Colorado movie theater that killed 12 people and... more »
  • Neighbors shocked to hear BR teen hurt in movie shooting Play Video

    July 20, 2012 5:22 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A Baton Rouge teen is one of 71 shot during a sold-out midnight premier of the new Batman movie "The Dark Knight Rises" in Aurora, Colorado. At least 12 were killed. 18-year-old Bonnie Kate Pourciau was hit in the knee after authorities said 24-year-old James Holmes opened... more »
  • Police say Colo. suspect's apartment booby trapped

    July 20, 2012 4:21 PM

    AURORA, Colo. - Police say the apartment of the suspect in a mass shooting at a Denver area movie theater is booby trapped, so they've evacuated five surrounding buildings. Aurora Police Chief Dan Oates says bomb technicians are determining how to disarm flammable or explosive material in the third-floor apartment.... more »
  • Aurora police: Officers on scene in 60-90 seconds

    July 20, 2012 3:58 PM

    AURORA, Colo. - The police chief in the Denver suburb where a gunman shot 71 people says the suspect was arrested soon after officers arrived. Aurora Police Chief Dan Oates says hundreds of calls came in starting at 12:39 a.m. MDT Friday and officers were on the scene within 60... more »
  • President orders flags flown at half-staff

    July 20, 2012 3:56 PM

    WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama is ordering the American flag lowered to half-staff as a mark of respect for the victims of the shootings in Aurora, Colo. The president's order extends to the White House, all public buildings and grounds, all U.S. military posts and U.S. diplomatic offices abroad. The... more »
  • Colo. shooting suspect not cooperating

    July 20, 2012 3:45 PM

    SAN DIEGO - The suspect in a shooting that killed or wounded 71 people in suburban Denver is reportedly not talking to investigators. A law enforcement official briefed on the investigation told The Associated Press that 24-year-old James Holmes has asked for a lawyer. The official spoke on condition of... more »
  • 3 service members wounded, 1 missing in shooting

    July 20, 2012 3:43 PM

    WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Defense says three members of the U.S. Armed Forces were wounded in a movie theater shooting in Colorado and one is unaccounted for. The agency says a Navy sailor was injured and a male sailor who was at the theater early Friday morning cannot... more »
  • Family of BR movie shooting victim "encouraged" after surgery

    July 20, 2012 3:17 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The family of a Baton Rouge teen injured in the shooting at a Colorado movie theater last night sent out a statement saying signs after her surgery are "encouraging". The statement from the family of Bonnie Kate Pourciau, 18, also asked for privacy in the wake... more »
  • 12 killed, 59 wounded in Colo. theater shooting

    July 20, 2012 1:17 PM

    AURORA, Colo. - Police say 71 people were shot in a suburban Denver movie theater early Friday during midnight shows of the new Batman movie. Twelve people were killed, ten of them at the theater. Another 59 adults and children were wounded. Aurora Police Chief Dan Oates says there were... more »
  • Colo. suspect in doctoral program, not med school

    July 20, 2012 11:46 AM

    AURORA, Colo. - The suspect in a mass shooting at a Colorado movie theater was in a doctoral program but was not in medical school. Spokeswoman Jacque Montgomery says 24-year-old James Holmes was studying neuroscience in a Ph.D. program at the University of Colorado-Denver graduate school. University officials earlier said... more »
  • Baton Rouge teen injured in Colo. movie shooting

    July 20, 2012 11:27 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A Baton Rouge teen was among the people shot and injured in a Colorado movie theater, according to friends of her family. Bonnie Kate Pourciau was shot in the knee while at the midnight premiere of "The Dark Knight Rises" in Aurora, Colo., according to multiple... more »
  • Suspect in movie shootings identified, 12 dead

    July 20, 2012 8:22 AM

    AURORA, Colo. - A gunman in a gas mask barged into a crowded Denver-area theater during a midnight showing of the Batman movie on Friday, hurled a gas canister and then opened fire, killing 12 people and injuring at least 50 others in one of the deadliest mass shootings in... more »
  • Colorado cantaloupes return; growers push safety

    July 13, 2012 11:23 AM

    GLENDALE, Colo.- Nearly a year after the nation's deadliest foodborne illness outbreak in more than two decades, Colorado cantaloupes are back in supermarkets. Farmers near the town of Rocky Ford are going on the offensive to restore the fruit's reputation a year after melons from one of the area's farms... more »
  • Military: C-130 tankers to resume firefighting

    July 3, 2012 10:58 AM

    DENVER - The military says six Air Force tankers are resuming firefighting flights after a deadly crash of one tanker over the weekend. U.S. Northern Command says the flights will resume Tuesday. The entire fleet of eight planes was grounded after a C-130 crashed Sunday while fighting a wildfire in... more »
  • Remains of 2nd person found in Colo. fire wreckage

    June 29, 2012 5:44 PM

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Searchers sifting through damage left by the most destructive wildfire in Colorado history have found the remains of a second person at a home where another person was found dead earlier. Police Chief Pete Carey said Friday that searchers found the remains at a house where... more »
  • Mayor: Colorado Springs fire destroys 346 homes

    June 28, 2012 5:27 PM

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - The mayor of Colorado Springs says a raging wildfire has destroyed an estimated 346 homes, making the blaze the most destructive in state history. Mayor Steve Bach says city officials assessed the damage and that it was subject to change as they get more information. It... more »
  • Wildfire victims crowd shelters as fight continues

    June 27, 2012 5:57 PM

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Winds are pushing a raging Colorado Springs wildfire back toward where homes burned a night earlier, as crews fight to save the U.S. Air Force Academy and houses that had escaped damage. Incident commander Rich Harvey said Wednesday that winds have been shifting since the fire... more »
  • More than 32,000 ordered to flee Colo. wildfire

    June 27, 2012 8:16 AM

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - More than 32,000 people have been ordered to evacuate as a fast-moving wildfire spreads into the Colorado Springs city limits. El Paso County sheriff's spokeswoman Jackie Kirby said Wednesday that at least six subdivisions are included in the evacuation orders, along with residents of the Air... more »
  • LSU Chancellor takes new job Play Video

    May 25, 2012 10:08 PM

    BATON ROUGE- LSU is now searching for two top leaders. Chancellor Michael Martin is leaving for a job at Colorado State University. He says the move will fulfill personal career goals and avoid uncertain leadership changes at LSU. He'll remain at LSU until August. His new job has a... more »

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