Articles By The Associated Press

Environment Primary category in which blog post is published

EPA settles lawsuit with Utah over Gold King Mine spill

Utah’s lawsuit was one of several legal claims filed over the incident, but no other settlements have been reached, the EPA said Wednesday

Education Primary category in which blog post is published

Colorado State University president vows to investigate claim athletes were told not to reveal coronavirus symptoms

Colorado State football players and members of the athletic staff say coaches told them not to report coronavirus symptoms and threatened players with reduced playing time should they quarantine.

Crime and Courts Primary category in which blog post is published

Vanessa Wilson named Aurora’s new police chief as department continues facing scrutiny over Elijah McClain’s death

Vanessa Wilson, who is white, has 23 years of experience with the police department in Colorado’s third-largest city

Education Primary category in which blog post is published

Colorado high school football delayed to spring due to virus, but other sports will resume in fall

Gov. Jared Polis vowed to attend the first competition that happens in the fall season in celebration of high school sports returning

Crime and Courts Primary category in which blog post is published

Aurora police apologize after girls handcuffed in stolen car mixup

Jennifer Wurtz, who shot a video of the encounter, said on camera that the police drew guns as they initially approached the car

Health Primary category in which blog post is published

Colorado will declare racism a public health crisis

Staffers at the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment urged the declaration after the coronavirus pandemic exposed heightened inequality in health, treatment

Crime and Courts Primary category in which blog post is published

Colorado health officials probe sedative given before death of Elijah McClain

The inquiry is the latest in a series of new reviews of the case of Elijah McClain that has received renewed attention as part of protests over police brutality and racial injustice

Crime and Courts Primary category in which blog post is published

Scathing audit criticizes Colorado board on treating sex offenders

The audit said members of the Sex Offender Management Board voted on policy revisions that benefited their firms, did not reference supporting evidence when setting standards as required and did not adequately investigate complaints against treatment providers

Crime and Courts Primary category in which blog post is published

Aurora police arrest man sought in protest shooting on attempted homicide charges

One man was shot in the leg and another suffered a grazing wound to the head in the shooting