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    Colorado Supreme Court squashes Douglas County school voucher program

    DENVER — The Colorado Supreme Court ruled Monday that the Douglas County School District’s voucher program is in violation of the state’s Constitution. The case was brought against the district by Taxpayers for Public Education and several other parties. The district implemented the Choice Scholarship Pilot program four years ago, using $4,575 in taxpayer scholarships to up to 500 qualifying students to help pay for tuition at private schools. RELATED: Colorado Supreme Court Ruling A trial court found the program […]

  • WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 26:  Same-sex marriage supporters rejoice after the U.S Supreme Court hands down a ruling regarding same-sex marriage June 26, 2015 outside the Supreme Court in Washington, DC. The high court ruled that same-sex couples have the right to marry in all 50 states. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

    Colorado lawmakers react to Supreme Court declaring same-sex marriage legal

    DENVER — Colorado lawmakers reacted Friday after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled same-sex marriage is legal nationwide. A sampling: Sen. Michael Bennet: “Today’s historic decision affirms one of our country’s most basic values – that every American is equal under the law and deserves the same rights as everyone else. Marriage is a fundamental right that same-sex couples deserve to enjoy, and now they will have the same rights and opportunities that the law grants to Susan and me. This […]

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    Man arrested in Boulder County on charge of stabbing co-worker

    BOULDER COUNTY, Colo. — A man was arrested Friday morning after getting into an argument with a co-worker and stabbing him, the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office said. Deputies were called to the 200 block of Lion Point about 6:20 a.m. and found Mike Crawford, 56 of Boulder, had been stabbed in the ribs. Deputies determined Crawford was stabbed by Larry Smith, 51 of Texas, after the two got into an argument Thursday night and flared up Friday morning, the sheriff’s […]

  • Same-sex marriage supporters rejoice after the U.S Supreme Court hands down a ruling regarding same-sex marriage on Friday, June 26, 2015. (Photo: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

    Same-sex marriage rally planned for state Capitol

    DENVER — State advocacy group One Colorado has planned a rally for Friday night after the Supreme Court’s ruling Friday to legalize same-sex marriage nationwide. The rally will be held at 6:30 p.m. on the west steps of the state Capitol. “Today’s historic Supreme Court ruling means same-sex couples will soon have the freedom to marry and equal respect for their marriages across America,” One Colorado said. “This is a momentous win for freedom, equality, inclusion, and above all, love. […]

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    Broncos announce date for single-game ticket sales

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — The Broncos announced Friday that single-game ticket sales for the 2015 season will go on sale beginning July 8. The Broncos have sold out 349 regular-season games, dating to when they joined the NFL in 1970. Most of the tickets will be single seats and for the first time, the team is instituting variable pricing. Games are booked into three price levels: Preseason: San Francisco 49ers and Arizona Cardinals Premium: Minnesota Vikings, Kansas City Chiefs, Oakland Raiders […]

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  • A woman was fatally shot at the Sage & Sand Motel in Denver on Thursday, June 25, 2015.

    Woman fatally shot at East Colfax motel

    DENVER — A woman was fatally shot at a motel on East Colfax Avenue on Thursday night, the Denver Police Department said. The shooting happened about 9:30 p.m. at the Sage & Sand Motel (8415 E. Colfax Ave.). The woman in her late 20s was transported to a hospital, where she died, police said. No other information, including about a suspect, was released by police.

  • Storm damage at 10th Avenue and Elmira Street in Aurora on Thursday, June 25, 2015.

    NWS confirms EF1 tornado touched down in east Denver, Aurora on Wednesday

    DENVER — The National Weather Service in Boulder confirmed Thursday that a tornado touched down in east Denver and west Aurora during Wednesday’s vicious storm. Confirmed EF1 tornado over East Denver & West Aurora June 24th. #cowx http://t.co/4uSyyrO6cQ — NWS Boulder (@NWSBoulder) June 25, 2015 The weather service said the tornado traveled 2.8 miles and had wind speeds up of 86 mph to 90 mph from 4:48 p.m. to 5:10 p.m., classifying it as an EF1 at its strongest point. […]

  • After missing out last year, fans will be allowed to watch quarterback Peyton Manning and the Broncos in training camp practices this year beginning July 31, the team announced. (Photo: Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

    Broncos announce training camp schedule with fans returning to Dove Valley

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — After not allowing fans at training camp practices last year because of construction, the Broncos announced Thursday that fans will be able to attend 14 practices for free at their Dove Valley complex beginning July 31. The team constructed a new field house and also did landscaping to the practice fields viewing area, keeping fans away last year. Training camp will go through Aug. 20. Practices the next week with the San Francisco 49ers will be closed […]

  • Damage from a vicious storm in Denver on Thursday, June 25, 2015.

    Damage assessment, cleanup begin after vicious storm socks Denver; strong storms expected to return

    DENVER — Residents and emergency crews were assessing the damage Thursday morning after a vicious storm ripped through the Denver metro area Wednesday afternoon. Leaves were scattered across streets, lawns and vehicles, and trees were toppled in several neighborhoods, including a huge pine tree that closed East Sixth Avenue at Oneida Street. The South Platte River and Cherry Creek flowed over their banks and inundated bike paths, and several streets flooded as the storm rolled through. At one point, rain […]