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Colorado shooting suspect Evan Ebel had ‘a streak of cruelty and anger’

The former Colorado inmate and white supremacist is at the center of an investigation into the shooting death of state prisons chief Tom Clements and a pizza delivery man.(Colorado Department of Corrections/AP) With all evidence…  …

Watch: Same-sex couples rejoice as Colorado governor signs civil unions bill

Colorado’s governor on Thursday signed into law a bill that allows same-sex couples in the state to enter into civil unions. Supporters of the bill packed into the History Colorado Museum to celebrate the signing of SB11, the Colorado Civil Union Act. “It’s about fucking time,” one woman said after…

Rule-making panel: Coloradans can still lose jobs over pot smoking

Marijuana users in Colorado may no longer fear arrest but they very well could still lose their jobs after a drug test, a task force set up to recommend rules for legalization decided Tuesday. In other words: Just because Colorado voters approved regulation of marijuana last November doesn’t mean you…

Regulate marijuana billboard grabs eyes near Mile High Stadium

Colorado’s Campaign to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol has just fired its first big advertising salvo, and it looks to be an effective one. A new billboard unveiled Thursday by the group just blocks away from Mile High Stadium in Denver shows a smiling woman with her arms folded, next to…

Former ‘sheriff of the year’ pleads guilty to trading meth for sex

A former Colorado police sheriff, who was once named national “Sheriff of the Year,” pleaded guilty Tuesday to charges of trading methamphetamine for sex with a male prostitute. According to KUSA-TV, 69-year-old Patrick Sullivan confessed to a felony drug possession charge and a misdemeanor charge for soliciting a prostitute. Sullivan…

Woman discovers Victorian-era medical devices in her outhouse

A Colorado archeologist made some startling discoveries in her backyard’s outhouse this past weekend, finding parts to a Model-T car, alcohol bottles from the Prohibition Era, and a syringe. Rebecca Schwendler of Lafayette, Colorado told 9News about the many artifacts she uncovered, including something even from the 19th century’s Victorian…

Santorum to sick kid: Don’t complain about $1 million drug costs

Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum told the mother of a child with a rare genetic disorder on Tuesday that she shouldn’t have a problem paying $1 million a year for drugs because Apple’s iPad can cost around $900. Speaking to more than 400 people at Woodland Park, Colorado, the former…

Feds crack down on Colorado medical pot dispensaries

DENVER (Reuters) – Federal prosecutors in Colorado launched a crackdown on Thursday against nearly two dozen medical marijuana dispensaries located within 1,000 feet of schools, giving the proprietors 45 days to cease operations or face civil and criminal penalties. U.S. Attorney John Walsh issued the ultimatum in letters to 23…

U.S. attorney threatens to seize 23 Colorado marijuana dispensaries

U.S. Attorney John Walsh sent letters to 23 medical marijuana dispensaries in Colorado on Thursday, warning them that they faced legal repercussions if they did not close down within 45 days. “This letter constitutes formal notification that a marijuana dispensary is operating on the above described property in violation of…

Colorado becomes first state to license medical marijuana businesses

Colorado on Thursday became the first state in the nation to begin issuing licenses for businesses that sell medical marijuana and marijuana-infused products, in a move that could put them at odds with the federal government. Just 11 medical marijuana purveyors have received licenses so far, according to The Denver…

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