The Post Independent reports that ex-Silt police Col. Michael Taylor was also ordered on Tuesday to pay more than $70,000 in restitution — with interest — and serve 100 hours of public service. Between 2010 and 2015, Taylor had reported twice that his New Castle home was burglarized and that his wife’s car was broken into. His insurance paid out more than $60,000 over that time.
A Denver attorney recommended on Wednesday that the city approve the proposal following a public hearing last Friday. The city of Denver’s top licensing regulator has the final say on issuing the permit. It’s not clear when that might happen.
State officials say they’re looking forward to working with the tribe to recoup damages done to the environment, the economy and cultural sites.
The Denver Post reported Wednesday that 23-year-old Mauricio Venzor-Gonzalez was shot three times in an exchange of gunfire with a Denver police officer in November. Venzor-Gonzalez was able to escape the pursuing officer, seeking refugee inside an Aurora house.
Boulder police spokeswoman Laurie Ogden says the investigation is not complete but investigators do not suspect foul play. Authorities believe Rafee was at a bar the night before he was found.
The Wichita Eagle reports that Kansas prohibits sex with anyone younger than 16, even if both people are the same age. That means sexual intercourse between a 14-year-old and a 15-year-old is considered a felony under current law.
Police say the younger boy was seriously wounded in June after the older brother found the gun in Abeyta’s backpack. The boy has mostly recovered.
The Greeley Tribune reported Monday that 35-year-old Jose Cisneros was one of two employees of EnviroTech Services found unresponsive in a train car on Dec. 5.
“These are the most comprehensive rules addressing flow lines in the country,” said Howard Boigon, a member of the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission, which approved the rules on a unanimous vote.