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2 years 4 months ago

Juvenile charged for setting Weber Fire

The U.S. Attorney's Office in Denver has charged an underage child with two counts of juvenile delinquency for allegedly starting the Weber Fire back in June. A statement released by the US Attorney and the Bureau of Land Management states that the juvenile gathered leaves and underbrush around a bush...

2 years 6 months ago

Amendment 64: to legalize or not to legalize?

It's one of the most controversial ballot questions voters will face in November: should Colorado legalize marijuana? It's the next step in a process that has seen Colorado voters legalize medical marijuana. Under Amendment 64, adults 21 years and older could legally possess up to an ounce of marijuana;...

5 years 3 months ago

Ex-US attorney backs Denver lawyer for the job

Former U.S. Attorney Troy Eid is supporting Denver lawyer John Walsh III to become the next U.S. attorney for Colorado now that President Barack Obama's nominee has withdrawn. Eid, a Republican, wrote a letter to Democratic Sen. Mark Udall backing Walsh, a former federal prosecutor in Los Angeles. Former Republican...

5 years 3 months ago

Governor's aide withdraws consideration for US attorney

Gov. Bill Ritter's deputy chief of staff has withdrawn from consideration to be the next U.S. attorney in Colorado amid questions raised during Ritter's gubernatorial campaign. Stephanie Villafuerte said Monday that a "needless and extraneous political fight" has overshadowed an independent assessment of her qualifications. During Ritter's 2006 campaign, the...

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