Mini-storms of tumbleweed have invaded the drought-stricken prairie of southern Colorado, blocking rural roads and irrigation canals, and briefly barricading homes and an elementary school.
Colorado lawmakers looking ahead to the next fire season after a historic year are shying away from statewide building requirements.
The female corrections officer killed at the Arkansas Valley Correctional Facility in Ordway last week was stabbed to death with a kitchen knife.
The death of a correctional officer who was killed in an assault involving an inmate drives home that there aren’t enough people like her, Gov. John Hickenlooper said at a public memorial service Monday.
A guard killed inside prison walls may have been targeted by an inmate who knew her from years ago.
The suspect in the murder of a state prison guard is a convicted kidnapper and sex offender.