• Attorney Oct 22, 2019

    Mom of ‘Terminally Ill' Child Accused in Her Death

    The 2017 death of Olivia Gant, a 7-year-old whose “bucket list” of final wishes evoked heart-touching news stories, wasn’t the result of multiple diseases – it was a murder carried out by her mother, according to a grand jury indictment unsealed Monday.

  • Attorney Oct 22, 2019

    Mom Who Touted Daughter's ‘Bucket List' Accused in Her Death

    A Colorado mother who sought donations to cover medical treatments for her daughter and promoted the girl’s “bucket list” of dreams to fulfill before she died has been indicted on a murder charge in the 7-year-old’s death that was previously believed to be from a terminal disease. In a grand jury indictment revealed Monday, Kelly Renee Turner, 41, also known...

  • California Jul 19, 2019

    About 10,000 Au Pairs to Get Paid in Class-Action Settlement

    About 10,000 live-in childcare workers from around the world will share in a class-action settlement in a case that challenged whether they should be treated as employees entitled to minimum wage or members of the family learning about the United States while helping out at home. U.S. District Judge Christine Arguello gave final approval to the $65.5 million deal Thursday...

  • Congress May 13, 2019

    Planes, Buses Moving Migrants From Crowded Border Shelters

    U.S. authorities have begun using aircraft to move migrants to less-crowded areas for processing, while asylum-seeking families were being bused north to Colorado to alleviate the strain on overwhelmed shelters along the border in Texas and New Mexico. Several dozen migrants arrived by bus early Monday in Denver as part of the effort to help crowded shelters in El Paso...

  • driver 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...

  • driver 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...

  • South Florida Apr 18, 2019

    Colorado Schools Reopen as FBI Examines South Florida Suspect's Past

    The suicide of a South 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.

  • Congress Mar 25, 2019

    As Mueller Report Details Emerge, Few Americans See Political Fight Ending

    The first glimpse into the special counsel’s investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 election did little to mend a gaping American political divide. The four-page summary of Robert Mueller’s probe released by Attorney General William Barr didn’t satisfy many who wanted more details. But in a bitterly divided country, the little bit that was known stirred cheers from many...

  • Governor 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...

  • President Feb 11, 2019

    Denver Teachers Go on Strike in Latest US Educator Walkout

    Striking teachers picketed outside of schools and marched through Denver’s streets Monday as car horns blared in support of the latest U.S. walkout amid a swell of educator activism in at least a half-dozen states over the last year. Just over half of the 4,725 teachers called in absent for Denver’s first strike in 25 years. Some students crossed picket...

  • President Jan 23, 2019

    Denver Teachers Vote to Go on Strike Over Pay

    Denver teachers voted overwhelmingly Tuesday in favor of going on strike after more than a year of negotiations over base pay. Rob Gould, lead negotiator for the Denver Classroom Teachers’ Association, said 93 percent of unionized teachers voted in favor of a strike. The union represents 5,635 educators in the Denver Public School system, which could see a strike as...

  • Los Angeles Jul 31, 2018

    Undercover Video Shows Pig Abuse, But Also Common Practices

    Recently released undercover video showing pigs being kicked, hit and punched at a Kentucky supplier for the world’s largest meat producer drew prompt condemnation from animal rights groups and the agricultural industry alike. However, the images sandwiched in between — adult pigs in cages barely bigger than their bodies and a piglet squealing while being castrated — show still widely...

  • judge Jul 11, 2018

    FBI Agent Charged in Shooting While Dancing Gets Gun Back

    An FBI agent accused of accidentally dropping and firing his gun while dancing at a Denver nightspot, hitting a bystander in the leg, can carry his work weapon again as he considers a possible plea deal. A judge allowed the change to Chase Bishop’s conditions for release from jail during a short court hearing Tuesday. Bishop’s lawyer, David Goddard, told...

  • Mayor Jun 12, 2018

    Extreme Fires Force Another National Park to Close

    Extreme fire danger prompted officials to shut down a sprawling forest that includes some of Colorado’s most stunning mountains in a region that attracts tourists from around the world, a rare tactic also being used in neighboring states as the U.S. Southwest struggles with severe drought. National forests and parks in Arizona and New Mexico have already been shut down...

  • United States Jun 12, 2018

    Extreme Fires Force Another National Park to Close

    Extreme fire danger prompted officials to shut down a sprawling forest that includes some of Colorado’s most stunning mountains in a region that attracts tourists from around the world, a rare tactic also being used in neighboring states as the U.S. Southwest struggles with severe drought. National forests and parks in Arizona and New Mexico have already been shut down...

  • driver Jun 8, 2018

    Uber Driver Charged With Murder in Denver Shooting

    An Uber driver was charged with murder Thursday in the fatal shooting of a passenger on a Colorado highway. Denver District Attorney Beth McCann announced that Michael Hancock was charged after last Friday’s killing of Hyun Kim. Police said it appeared there had been some kind of altercation before the shooting, although authorities have not disclosed a motive.

  • Arizona May 1, 2018

    Rising Pension Costs Play Role in Teacher Protests Across US

    The loudest rallying cries from Colorado teachers protesting for more education dollars were about dwindling paychecks that are steadily losing ground to the state’s rising cost of living. Teachers usually say a persistent funding shortage, which has cost public schools $6.6 billion since 2009, led them to walk off the job and close down schools last week. But among the...

  • Arizona Apr 3, 2018

    Oklahoma Teachers Hold Second Day of Protests

    Teacher protests are spreading like wildfire across the country. Thousands of teachers and their students are rising up and walking out, in a growing number of states to attend rallies for higher pay and better benefits.

  • Attorney Mar 19, 2018

    Mennonite Investigator Who Won't Testify Goes Back to Jail

    A defense investigator in a death penalty case has been jailed indefinitely for refusing to testify for prosecutors, saying that helping their effort to execute a defendant would violate her religious beliefs. Greta Lindecrantz, a Mennonite who opposes capital punishment, refused for a third day Wednesday to answer questions in court about her work as part of a death penalty...

  • Governor Apr 25, 2017

    Colorado Abortion Law, 1st in US, Marks 50th Anniversary

    Tuesday marks 50 years since a groundbreaking Colorado law significantly loosened tight restrictions on legal abortions. Before the law, Colorado — like many states — allowed abortions only if a woman’s life was at stake. In 1967, a Democratic freshman state lawmaker introduced a bill that allowed abortions if the woman’s physical or mental health was threatened, if the unborn...

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