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Former Boulder County Clerk Clela Rorex, who issued 1st same-sex marriage licenses, dies

The former Boulder County clerk, who is considered a pioneer in the gay rights movement, issued a same-sex marriage license in 1975


11-year-old girl who died after tripping under moving school bus has been identified

Crime and Courts

Fentanyl linked to deaths of 5 adults in Colorado apartment; baby, adult hospitalized

The Drug Enforcement Administration has joined the investigation alongside Commerce City police and the 17th Judicial District Attorney’s Office.

Crime and Courts

No charges in Colorado amusement park death of 6-year-old Wongel Estifanos, prosecutor says

District attorney said there wasn't enough evidence to determine who failed to buckle a safety belt for Wongel Estifanos before she fell

Crime and Courts

5-year-old boy’s body found in Colorado mountains after suspected abuse

Crime and Courts

Missing southern Colorado woman found in hidden grave

Cheyenne Goins, 21, was reported missing by her family on Aug. 12

Crime and Courts

Former Aspen mayor Herman Edel dies at 95

Edel was instrumental in organizing a significant restoration of the Wheeler Opera House

Politics and Government

Coroner wants to do metal testing on mummified cult leader’s body found in Colorado

Crime and Courts

Boulder police officer dies after 200-foot fall in Rocky Mountain National Park

Ashley Haarmann took a tumbling fall west of Martha's Couloir. A helicopter being used to fight a wildfire near Steamboat Springs aided in the search for her body.


Woman who hit deer killed after being hit by another vehicle

At least nine people were injured on Monday

Crime and Courts

Grocery store workers. The son of refugees. A soon-to-be grandfather: These are the 10 people killed in the Boulder King Soopers shooting

When a gunman opened fire in a King Soopers in Boulder on Monday, 10 lives were cut short

Crime and Courts

Skier dies from accident at Sunlight Mountain Ski Resort near Glenwood

Job Henning suffered head injuries and was found unresponsive at the base of a tree


Bodies of two backcountry skiers found in avalanche debris near Silverton

The skiers -- 55-year-old Albert Perry and 51-year-old Dr. Jeff Paffendorf -- were reported overdue and later found dead in an area known as "the Battleship," which is southeast of Ophir Pass


Coronavirus is ravaging Colorado nursing homes and other senior care centers again, killing hundreds more

Some facilities that experienced fatal outbreaks in the spring are again contending with resident infections and deaths. While officials say much has been learned about COVID-19, asymptomatic spread remains a hurdle.

Sun Investigation

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Eighth person dies after head-on crash in eastern Colorado; victims include two kids

The Colorado State Patrol says the crash remains under investigation.


Coronavirus deaths in Colorado pass 400 as outbreaks at long-term care facilities grow

Deaths among residents of nursing homes and senior-care centers are driving coronavirus fatalities in Colorado. There are outbreaks of the virus at 107 of those such facilities.


Colorado reaches 193 coronavirus-related deaths, including college student; first prison inmate tests positive

“There are more victims ahead of us than there are behind us," Gov. Jared Polis said at a news conference. “We know that there are many more losses ahead.”


Colorado coronavirus deaths jump to 179 — an increase of 29 in one day — as hospitalizations pass 1,000

Denver is now leading the state in total number of deaths with 31


Coronavirus-related deaths in Colorado hit 140 as confirmed cases near 5,000

A driver of the fatalities has been cases in Colorado nursing homes and long-term care facilities

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