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Colorado Pot Raids Tied To Colombian Drug Cartel Investigation

Sources say a dozen federal raids of Denver and Boulder pot sops are tied to a single investigation of a Colombian drug cartel.

11/23/2013

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Suncor To Pay $1.9M To Settle Sand Creek Oil Spill Lawsuit

Suncor oil refinery operators have agreed to pay $1.9 million to settle a lawsuit by federal and state authorities over an oil spill that contaminated Sand Creek and the South Platte River.

11/19/2013

A gunman opened fire on people attending "The Dark Knight Rises" debut at the Century 16 theaters at the Aurora Mall on July 20, 2012. (credit: CBS)

$2.9M Grant Awarded For Theater Shooting Victims

The U.S. Department of Justice is awarding a $2.9 million grant for support services for victims of the Aurora theater shootings.

02/13/2013

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Colorado Looks To Washington For Pot Protocol

Gov. John Hickenlooper got the formal certification of the election results from the secretary of state on Friday. That means Colorado’s Amendment 64 legalizing marijuana could take effect by early next month.

12/08/2012

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Pot Votes In Colorado, Washington Raise Specter Of Weed Tourism

Marijuana legalization votes this week in Colorado and Washington state don’t just set up an epic state-federal showdown on drug law for residents. The measures also open the door for marijuana tourism.

11/09/2012

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Thousands Expected At Memorial Service For Jessica Ridgeway

Hundreds are set to attend a public memorial service Tuesday for a 10-year-old Colorado girl as the search for her abductor continues.

10/16/2012

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CU Law School Faculty Member To Serve With FTC

An associate professor at the University of Colorado Law School is taking a leave of absence to serve with the Federal Trade Commission.

05/21/2012

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No Ruling On Colorado Solitary Inmate Pending Review

A judge won’t rule in the case of a Colorado inmate held in solitary confinement until state prison officials finish a review of how inmates are classified.

05/08/2012

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Groups Criticize Proposed Settlement On Gas Leases

Five Colorado conservation groups are criticizing a proposed settlement with two natural gas companies accused of rigging auctions of four gas leases on federal land.

04/23/2012

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Men With Colorado Ties Held In Drugs, Murder Plot In Texas

Two men with Army ties – including an active-duty sergeant – sought to work with a Mexican drug cartel in a murder-for-hire scheme in which they would kill rival gang members and recover stolen cocaine.

03/27/2012

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