EPA Lays Out Next Steps To Clean Up Southwest Colorado MinesThe U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday laid out the next steps it will take to clean up wastewater flowing from dozens of old mines in southwestern Colorado, including dredging contaminated sediment from streambeds and digging ditches to divert water away from tainted rocks and soil.
Proposed US Banking Fix For Marijuana May Not Open All DoorsA proposal in Congress to ease the U.S. ban on marijuana could encourage more banks to do business with cannabis companies, but it appears to fall short of a cure-all for an industry that must operate mainly as a cash business in a credit card world.
Extreme Fire Danger Forces Another National Forest To CloseExtreme fire danger prompted officials to shut down a sprawling forest that includes some of Colorado's most stunning mountains in a region that attracts tourists from around the world, a rare tactic also being used in neighboring states as the U.S. Southwest struggles with severe drought.
"Texas 7" Gang Member Loses Federal AppealThe 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has rejected an appeal from a death row inmate who was part of the notorious "Texas 7" gang of escaped prisoners.
Colorado Man Guilty Of Killing 78-Year-Old, Burning BodyA 27-year-old Colorado man has been found guilty of killing a 78-year-old man who refused to give him money and then burning the man's body in an attempt to cover up the killing.
Colorado-Wyoming Wildfire Grows Rapidly, More Firefighters On WayMore firefighters are headed to Wyoming to help fight a wildfire that has exploded in size and prompted more evacuations of area residents.
Wildfire Starts Near Wyoming-Colorado BorderA wildfire has started in the Snowy Range in southern Wyoming, forcing evacuations of several small communities and backcountry campers.
Denver Police Officers To Help As 416 Fire Blows Up, Forces More EvacuationsResidents of more than 2,000 homes have now been ordered to evacuate because of a wildfire burning in southwestern Colorado in extreme conditions.
Officers Kill Kidnapping Suspect After ChasePolice officers shot and killed a 34-year-old man who was wanted for kidnapping, auto theft and domestic violence.
National Forest In Southwest Colorado To Close Because Of Fire DangerOver 2,800 square miles of public land in southwestern Colorado will be closed to campers, hikers and bikers because of the fire danger.
Army Looking To Open New Command HQ In A Large CityThe U.S. Army is scouting large cities to find a home for a new command headquarters so it will be close to academia and industry, a first for the service.
The Tony Awards Reach Out For Some Help From The BossThe Tony Awards kick off on Sunday night with a pair of first-time hosts and no clear show juggernaut like "Hamilton" to watch vacuum up statuettes, but the production will get a likely assist by The Boss — Bruce Springsteen.