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Colorado woman gets prison for fatal heroin sale after U.S. attorney vows to treat overdose deaths as homicides

Kayla Pagano of Westminster learned her sentence Wednesday in Denver in the death of an unidentified woman in May 2018

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Colorado, other states say OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma should not pay bonuses

Purdue has said it needs to make bonus payments to keep employees and maintain operations at a time of high turnover

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Colorado’s top federal prosecutor says banks working with marijuana industry have “no carve out” from prosecutions

U.S. Attorney Jason Dunn says his office has never prosecuted a bank working with the legal cannabis industry -- or a pot business operating legally under state law, for that matter. But that doesn’t mean they are in the clear

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Boulder man searched for Colorado synagogues and mosques, said he “wanted the white race to win,” search warrant says

Wesley Gilreath is being held for investigation of child pornography. He tried to buy a gun and had notes on his cellphone about explosives.

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AG Phil Weiser backs Philly in lawsuit over supervised-drug-use sites, even if Colorado’s effort is stalled

Weiser joined attorneys general from six other states in filing a friend-of-the-court brief in support of the Philadelphia non-profit Safehouse

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Democrat attorneys general are among Trump’s largest roadblocks. Where does Colorado’s Phil Weiser fit in?

Colorado’s attorney general has already filed or joined eight lawsuits against the Trump administration. Phil Weiser says he is simply trying to protect the state, but some Republican critics argue he’s going too far.

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Authorities raid 247 Colorado homes, seize more than 80,000 marijuana plants in years-long operation targeting black market pot

State and federal officials said the nearly three-year investigation showed that illegal marijuana trafficking mushroomed after voters approved recreational use in 2012

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Did the Colorado Supreme Court just throw the state’s marijuana-legalization regime into question? The chief justice seems to think so.

A case about drug-sniffing dogs could turn into a watershed moment in Colorado marijuana law. Or not. Legal experts are split.

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One student killed, eight more wounded in shooting at STEM School Highlands Ranch allegedly committed by two peers

At least one person was killed and eight students were wounded in a shooting Tuesday afternoon at STEM School Highlands Ranch allegedly committed by two of their peers, authorities say.