Former Colorado Gov. Hickenlooper joins presidential race

DENVER (AP) — Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper said on Monday he’s running for president, casting himself as a can-do uniter who’s used to overcoming adversity and accomplishing liberal goals in a politically divided state. “I’m running for president because we need dreamers in Washington, but we also need to get things done,” Hickenlooper, 67, […]

Colorado’s Jared Polis makes history as gay governor

DENVER (AP) — Democrat Jared Polis’ inauguration Tuesday as the first openly gay U.S. governor firmly moved Colorado to a darker shade of blue — and other celebratory colors of the LGBTQ community — as he vowed to expand health care, pursue publicly funded preschool and protect the environment.Polis, 43, emphasized his inaugural theme, “Colorado […]

3 killed in Colorado Walmart shooting; police name suspect

THORNTON, Colo. (AP) — Colorado authorities have identified a man who police say nonchalantly walked into a Walmart and immediately opened fire with a handgun, killing two men and a woman Wednesday night. Thornton police are searching for Scott Ostrem, 47, who they say fled in a car before officers arrived. Authorities used security video […]

Colorado ends plans for pot clubs over Trump uncertainty

KRISTEN WYATT, Associated Press DENVER (AP) — Colorado lawmakers on Thursday backed off plans to become the first U.S. state to regulate marijuana clubs, saying approval of Amsterdam-style pot clubs could invite a federal crackdown. It was perhaps the starkest display yet of legal pot states’ uncertainty on how to regulate the drug under President […]

Sheriff’s Office murder investigation results in Colorado suspect arrests

On March 9, 2017, Detectives with the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office – Major Crimes Unit, in partnership with the Texas Rangers, obtained arrest warrants on Christopher Stogsdill (W/M) DOB 4-6-90 and Sierra Diaz (H/F) DOB 5-20-96 in connection with the murder of Shelby Trotnic on Sweet Bay Street.  Trotnic was murdered by a gunshot wound […]