Students kill classmate, injure 8 at school near Columbine

HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo. (AP) — Two high school students shot and killed a classmate and injured eight others at a charter school in a Colorado community that marked the 20th anniversary of one of the n...

Trauma for cops after school shootings is largely unstudied

LITTLETON, Colo. (AP) — The first SWAT team members to see the horror in the Columbine High School library had to step around bodies and ignore a wounded student's plea for help as they searched for s...

Trauma for cops after school shootings is largely unstudied

LITTLETON, Colo. (AP) — The first SWAT team members to see the horror in the Columbine High School library had to step around bodies and ignore a wounded student's plea for help as they searched for s...

Columbine survivors raise children in world shaped by attack

DENVER (AP) — Dropping her kids off at school used to be the hardest part of Kacey Ruegsegger Johnson's day. She would cry most mornings as they left the car, and relied on texted photos from their te...

Columbine survivors raise children in world shaped by attack

DENVER (AP) — Dropping her kids off at school used to be the hardest part of Kacey Ruegsegger Johnson's day. She would cry most mornings as they left the car, and relied on texted photos from their te...

Runner recalls desperate fight with thrashing mountain lion

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — Fear washed over Travis Kauffman as he wrestled with a thrashing mountain lion that attacked him on a Colorado mountain trail, but then his fighting instinct took over as he...

Runner says he fought off mountain lion by stepping on neck

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado runner who survived a mountain lion attack says he wrestled the young animal to the ground and jammed his foot onto its neck to suffocate it to death. ...

US could back 1st pot-derived medicine

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado (AP) — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is expected to decide soon whether to give its first approval to a prescription drug made from the marijuana plant. ...

Austin bombing suspect's uncle says he was smart, kind

A 23-year-old suspected of planting deadly bombs that struck fear across Austin was described Wednesday by his uncle as a smart and kind "computer geek" and a friend said he was an assertive person wh...

Colorado deputy dies; 3rd law enforcement death in 5 weeks

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Authorities were investigating what happened before El Paso County Deputy Micah Flick was shot and became the third law enforcement officer to die in the line of duty in...

3 killed in Colorado Walmart shooting; police seek suspect

THORNTON, Colo. (AP) — Colorado authorities are searching for a man who police say nonchalantly walked into a Walmart and immediately opened fire, killing two men and a woman Wednesday night. ...

2 men killed, 1 woman injured in Colorado Walmart shooting

THORNTON, Colo. (AP) — Two men were killed and a woman was injured in a shooting inside a suburban Denver Walmart on Wednesday night, forcing customers to either hide in the store or frantically run f...

Taylor Swift, ex-radio host head to court over groping claim

DENVER (AP) — Taylor Swift and her support team didn't call police after she said she had been groped by a Denver radio host during a photo session before a concert. Instead, they ca...

Crash claims up 2.7 percent in first states to legalize pot

DENVER (AP) — An insurance study links increased car crash claims to legalized recreational marijuana. The Highway Loss Data Institute, a leading insurance research group, released t...

Immigrant living in Denver church ventures to court

GOLDEN, Colo. (AP) — An immigrant who has been living in a Quaker meeting house to avoid deportation held back her fear of being arrested and ventured out to court Wednesday to fight for a chance to r...