• Minnesota Dec 2, 2019

    Moving Cross Country, Deadly Storm Takes Aim at Northeast

    Hundreds of flights were canceled and thousands delayed for travelers heading home after the Thanksgiving holiday as a deadly winter storm moved to the Northeast on Sunday, packing one last punch of snow and ice. The National Weather Service predicted more than a foot (0.3 meters) of snow in swaths of upstate New York and New England, as well as...

  • Governor Nov 30, 2019

    Michigan, Illinois Set to Usher in Recreational Pot Sales

    James Daly is eager to make marijuana history on Sunday, when he plans to open the doors to Arbors Wellness, beckon the lengthy line outside and legally start selling recreational pot for the first time in the Midwest. “We’ve worked very hard to be prepared,” said Daly, who owns the medical dispensary that, for now, is among just six shops...

  • attorney May 16, 2019

    Colo. School Mourns Kendrick Castillo, the Young Student Who Died Charging Gunmen

    Mourners gathered Wednesday to honor Kendrick Castillo, the young hero who lost his life protecting classmates during last week’s deadly school shooting in Highlands Ranch, Colorado. Kendrick, 18, was killed when he and two other students rushed one of the gunmen. Eight other students were hurt in the attack.

  • attorney May 16, 2019

    Hundreds Honor Slain Colorado Teen Kendrick Castillo, Who Charged Gunman During High School Shooting

    Nearly 2,000 people turned out Wednesday for a memorial service to honor the Colorado teenager who was killed while charging one of the two gunmen who opened fire inside a high school and shot nine people just days before graduation. A line of Jeeps and trucks stretched along a Highlands Ranch roadway ahead of the service for Kendrick Castillo, 18,...

  • attorney May 11, 2019

    Prosecutors Get More Time to File Colorado School Shooting Charges

    Prosecutors investigating the case against two students suspected of shooting nine classmates, one fatally, in a suburban Denver charter school have until next week to decide what charges to pursue, a judge ruled Friday.
    Meanwhile, all but one of those injured in the shooting have been released from hospitals, officials said.

  • attorney May 10, 2019

    Former Classmate Says Colo. Gunman ‘Always Joked About It'

    A former classmate of Devon Erickson said the 18-year-old student accused of killing and injuring students at a Colorado school showed warning signs of the shooting as a student himself. “We weren’t surprised who it was because you could kind of see that coming from a mile away, but the fact that he actually did it…,” said Kevin Cole. “Because...

  • California May 9, 2019

    Denver Is 1st US City to Decriminalize ‘Magic Mushrooms'

    Voters narrowly made Denver the first U.S. city to decriminalize psilocybin, the psychoactive ingredient in “magic mushrooms.” Decriminalization led by a slim 51%, according to preliminary figures on Tuesday’s election released by Denver’s Election Division. As many as 1,300 votes still remain to be counted, but that figure was not enough to swing the vote the other way, division spokesman...

  • Florida Apr 21, 2019

    Columbine Honors 13 Lost With Community Service, Ceremony

    Community members in suburban Denver marked the 20th anniversary of the Columbine High School shooting Saturday with a remembrance ceremony that celebrated the school’s survival and by volunteering at shelters, doing neighborhood cleanup projects and laying flowers and cards at a memorial to the 13 people killed. “We’re changed,” Dawn Anna, whose daughter Lauren Townsend was among the students killed...

  • Associated Press Apr 20, 2019

    20 Years After School Attack, Columbine Remembers 13 Lost

    A Colorado community will mark the 20th anniversary of the attack on Columbine High School on Saturday with community service projects and a ceremony remembering the 13 people killed by teenage gunmen. Saturday’s events in and around the suburban community surrounding Columbine end a three-day slate of somber ceremonies honoring the 12 students and a teacher who were killed and...

  • Associated Press Apr 18, 2019

    Colorado Schools Reopen as FBI Examines Teen Suspect's Past

    The suicide of a Florida teenager who authorities say was obsessed with the Columbine shooting and may have planned to carry out her own attack will not end an investigation to determine if she had any accomplices, officials said as Denver schools reopened Thursday and preparations to mark the 20th anniversary of the tragedy resumed. The body of 18-year-old Sol...

  • Florida Apr 17, 2019

    Some Polls Show Parents' Growing Fears of Dangers at School

    The deadly attack at Columbine High School in 1999 seemed to usher in a new era of school shootings. Two decades later, polls consistently capture growing fears among American parents that their children face imminent danger whenever they go to school. Those fears have only intensified since attacks at an elementary school in 2012 in Newtown, Connecticut, and last year...

  • Florida Apr 17, 2019

    Columbine Survivors Raise Children in World Shaped by Attack

    Twenty years after teenage gunmen attacked Columbine High School, many alumni of the Littleton, Colorado, school have become parents. The emotional toll of the shooting that killed 12 classmates and a teacher has been amplified by fears about their own kids’ safety, spiking each time yet another shooter enters yet another school. As the survivors of Columbine entered adulthood, they...

  • Mayor Apr 5, 2019

    Legal Immigrants in Marijuana Jobs Could Be Denied Citizenship

    Colorado officials are warning legal immigrants that working in the state’s marijuana industry could jeopardize their legal status, after two people said they were denied U.S. citizenship because of their jobs. Although 10 states broadly allow its use and sale, federal law still bans marijuana and immigration authorities say they are bound to follow that prohibition when reviewing citizenship applications....

  • Associated Press Feb 14, 2019

    Denver Teachers End Strike, Return to Class With Pay Raise

    Denver teachers ended a three-day walkout Thursday and returned to their classrooms after their union reached a tentative deal raising their pay as much as 11 percent. The deal was worked out in talks that lasted through the night and signed shortly before classes started, giving the teachers short notice and little time to get to their schools. They were...

  • JUDGE Nov 19, 2018

    Man Who Strangled Wife, Killed His 2 Girls Sentenced to Life in Prison

    A man who strangled his pregnant wife and suffocated their two young daughters wanted to escape his marriage and growing family, prosecutors said Monday as a judge imposed a sentence of life without parole as part of a plea deal that kept the killer from facing the death penalty. Christopher Watts, who pleaded guilty two weeks ago, did not speak...

  • attorney Jun 15, 2018

    Boy Tells Police That Driver Shot Family in Road Rage Run-In

    A 12-year-old boy told police he saw a driver open fire on his family during a road rage confrontation in Colorado, killing his older brother and critically wounding his mother and younger brother, authorities said Friday. The 12-year-old, who was not injured, told police that his mother and another driver were involved “in some type of road rage incident” near...

  • attorney Jun 15, 2018

    Boy Tells Police That Driver Shot Family in Road Rage Run-In

    A 12-year-old boy told police he saw a driver open fire on his family during a road rage confrontation in Colorado, killing his older brother and critically wounding his mother and younger brother, authorities said Friday. The 12-year-old, who was not injured, told police that his mother and another driver were involved “in some type of road rage incident” near...

  • attorney Jun 14, 2018

    FBI Agent Wants to Meet the Nightclub Patron Shot by His Fallen Gun

    An off-duty FBI agent charged with assault after an accidental shooting while dancing at a Denver bar would like to meet with the man who was injured and is praying for his recovery, the agent’s attorney said Wednesday. Chase Bishop appeared in court Wednesday morning, out of custody after turning himself in Tuesday on a second-degree assault charge. Jail records...

  • Donald Trump Apr 24, 2018

    Waffle House Gunman's Troubles Began Years Before Attack

    Travis Reinking’s erratic behavior began years before police say he showed up without pants at a Waffle House restaurant and killed four people with an assault-style rifle. The onetime construction crane operator bounced between states and suffered from delusions, sometimes talking about plans to marry singer Taylor Swift, friends and relatives told police. He was arrested outside the White House...

  • Donald Trump Apr 23, 2018

    Waffle House Shooting Suspect Apprehended

    Travis Reinking, the 29-year-old suspect accused of opening fire at a Nashville-area Waffle House, has been apprehended by authorities.

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