Alec McKinney, who will be eligible for parole after 40 years, spoke publicly for the first time since the attack, apologizing individually to his victims. “I don't deserve leniency nor forgiveness,” he said. “I don't want a lighter sentence.”
Threats, vandalism, job loss: Colorado’s public health officials are under attack as they respond to coronavirusBy Jesse Paul Coronavirus Primary category in which blog post is published
Public health departments representing Adams, Arapahoe, Boulder, Jefferson and Douglas counties say the patchwork of decrees was confusing, and tell residents to stay at home until April 11.
Most money spent in the child welfare system comes after kids are in foster care. What if that’s backwards?
A multi-county, privately funded project aims to flip the system to prevent kids from needing services in the first place.
To boost low measles vaccination rates, public health agencies are targeting Colorado’s biggest counties
After an executive order from Gov. Jared Polis, departments are running radio ads, mailing parents and urging schools to beef up vaccination efforts to avoid an outbreak
Pilot disorientation caused deadly crash near Centennial Airport that left engine lodged in home, NTSB rules
The National Transportation Safety Board said 67-year-old Robert Marquis probably lost control of the Cirrus SR22 he was flying
At Camp to Belong in Douglas County, foster kids get a week to repair sibling bonds while swimming and horseback riding
A slain deputy. A political brawl. A school shooting: How Sheriff Tony Spurlock is handling years of turmoil
Spurlock, the target of a recall effort, says the past several years have been the most trying of his 40-year career in law enforcement. “I’d be OK if I forgot it,” he says of some of the trauma.
This is not Parkland: Douglas County, divided on guns but eager to prevent another school shooting, tries to find its voice
STEM students are searching for “one voice” on mental health, moms against gun violence are standing up 100-fold and a petition for metal detectors is now 20,000 strong