Colorado Parks and Wildlife officials are closing areas around reservoir beaches at John Martin, Adobe Creek and Nee Gronda to protect two rare shorebirds that nest there.
Authorities are investigating after a pedestrian was struck and killed by a tractor-trailer while crossing a highway near Kit Carson in eastern Colorado.
The Colorado Department of Transportation had to close roads in southeast Colorado due to low visibility caused by a dust storm that’s been blamed for accidents.
Police are searching for a man who allegedly assaulted a police officer.
Police in Lamar are searching for a suspect after an officer was assaulted during a traffic stop and the officer opened fire.
New Mexico, Colorado and Kansas communities face the potential loss of passenger rail service if Amtrak fails to reach a new agreement by 2016 for maintaining and upgrading portions of the Southwest Chief route through those states.
A coal-fired power plant in Lamar would be put on standby under a proposed settlement with the environmental group WildEarth Guardians, which alleged the plant repeatedly violated the Clean Air Act.
A Colorado couple on their honeymoon is among the 3,000 passengers on a broken cruise ship being towed now to the coast of Alabama.
Fire crews who have been fighting a brush fire north of Lamar are getting the upper hand on the blaze.
A public meeting is scheduled Monday to discuss ways to protect the lesser prairie chicken.