Colorado Senate President Leroy Garcia, a Pueblo Democrat, at his podium in the chamber. (Jesse Paul, The Colorado Sun)

Colorado’s Senate president blocked a Facebook commenter. That cost taxpayers $25,000 — and he’s not the first to prompt a payout

Leroy Garcia, a Pueblo Democrat, agreed as part of a settlement to not remove comments from his official Facebook page or block users in the future

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New federal charges against Planned Parenthood gunman don’t necessarily equate to a faster outcome

If Robert Lewis Dear’s competency is questioned in the federal case, as it was in the state case, a resolution to the deadly 2015 shooting at a clinic in Colorado Springs could still be far off

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Authorities identify Fort Collins woman killed in backcountry avalanche

Michelle Lindsay, 29, of Fort Collins was buried under snow at Diamond Peak on Sunday