Metro Aurora

“The Veterans Administration did a horrible job on this,” he said. “There were hundreds of millions of dollars in cost overruns, and the project is years behind schedule. But at the same time, we have an obligation to give our veterans the health care they deserve.”

CENTENNIAL | Another 143 prospective jurors were released Wednesday in the Aurora theater shooting trial, bringing the total to 598 since jury selection started last week. About 1,700 prospective jurors have reported for jury duty over the past seven days and about 1,500 could still land on the jury that will decide whether James Holmes […]

DENVER | Two groups that supported the re-election of Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper were the biggest spenders in last year’s state-level elections, according to a new analysis of campaign finance data by the Center for Public Integrity. The report found that the Democratic Governors Association spent $6.5 million while Making Colorado Great, a pro-Hickenlooper committee, spent […]

Aurora City Manger Skip Noe

“I think that Skip has done a fantastic job,” LeGare said. “I have no issues whatsoever with Skip’s performance. The reality is Skip does not work for any individual council member. He works for all of city council. If Skip had done everything necessary to please the five opponents, he would probably have six council members wanting to remove him instead of five.”

CENTENNIAL | After a weekend to review completed juror questionnaires, prosecutors and the defense in the Aurora theater shooting trial agreed to release more than 160 jurors Monday. Those jurors, plus those released last week and a few released for language or medical issues Monday, brings the total to 384 jurors released since last week. […]