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Dexter Lewis in court (credit: CBS)

Colorado Death Penalty Debated As 2 Mass Killers Get Life

A Denver jury’s refusal to give the death penalty to a man who stabbed five people to death in a bar, coming on the heels of theater shooter James Holmes’ life sentence, has many wondering whether the ultimate penalty will ever again be applied in Colorado.


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Local Fracking Bans Could Go Before Colorado High Court Soon

Colorado’s battle over who should regulate fracking could be on the fast track to the state Supreme Court.


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Thursday’s Mine Spill Timeline: Mine Leak Water Has Likely Reached Lake Powell

A timeline of the latest events regarding the toxic mine spill in the Animas River.


Animas River retention pools at the Gold King Mine (credit: CBS)

Congressional Committee Asks For Investigation Into Animas River Contamination

A congressional committee has asked the Environmental Protection Agency Office of the Inspector General to investigate the cause of the wastewater spill into the Animas River and the EPA response.


EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy in Durango on Wednesday (credit: CBS)

EPA: ‘Make It Right’ On Animas River Contamination

The Environmental Protection Agency is promising to “make it right” when it comes to the wastewater contamination of the Animas River.


Animas River retention pools at the Gold King Mine (credit: CBS)

Wednesday’s Mine Spill Timeline: EPA Head To Visit New Mexico To Address Spill

A timeline of Wednesday’s news about the mine spill in the Animas River.


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AG Coffman In Durango To Question Head Of EPA About Toxic Spill

Elected officials in Colorado and New Mexico are in Durango Wednesday with questions for the head of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency about why it took so long to report the spill of toxic water into the Animas River.


(credit: Angie Wingerd/Ignited Imagery) The Animas River at Bakers Bridge on Sunday afternoon shows changes in the color of contaminated water from the Gold King Mine blowout near Silverton. The water is cleared up to an extent since Thursday, when it was a deeper orange color from metals. The plume of contaminants has moved into Utah.

Navajo Nation Says It Feels Brunt Of Colorado Mine Leak

At the Gold King Mine, Russell Begaye, president of the Navajo Nation, couldn’t help but see the concerned faces of his people.


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Tuesday’s Mine Spill Timeline: EPA Chief To Visit Areas Affected By Mine Spill

A timeline of Tuesday’s news about the mine spill in the Animas River.


A photo taken for the contest (credit: Colorado Department of Agriculture)

Online Photo Contest Is A Delicious Way To Learn About Colorado Produce

CBS4 is a proud sponsor of Colorado Proud and the Choose Colorado Produce Challenge going on through August.



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