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... more »
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;... more »
DENVER (AP) - U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder will be in Denver to see the new U.S. attorney for Colorado officially installed in office.
Holder will speak at a ceremony for John Walsh Thursday.
Walsh was sworn in as U.S. attorney in Colorado in August. He replaced David... more »
The U.S. Chemical Safety Board is criticizing Xcel Energy for its handling of the aftermath of a tunnel fire that killed five workers at a Colorado hydroelectric plant.
In a letter sent Monday to Xcel CEO Richard Kelly, the board cited a list of "troubling episodes" unique to the... more »
Denver attorney John Walsh has been confirmed by the U.S. Senate as U.S. attorney for Colorado.
Walsh was an assistant federal prosecutor in Los Angeles and a member of the team that investigated and prosecuted Charles Keating. He grew up in Colorado and returned in 1999 to join a... more »
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lawyer John Walsh III to become the next U.S. attorney for Colorado now that President Barack Obama's nominee has withdrawn.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... more »
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 Bill Ritter's deputy chief of staff has withdrawn from consideration to be the next U.S. attorney in Colorado amid questions raised during Ritter's gubernatorial campaign.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... more »