State Briefs

Larimer County sheriff’s spokesman David Moore says the woman was driving on Interstate 25 near Windsor on Wednesday night when her windshield shattered, and she realized she’d been shot. Her condition hasn’t been released.

FORT COLLINS | Authorities in northern Colorado are investigating after a 20-year-old woman said she was shot in the neck while she drove along Interstate 25. The Larimer County Sheriff’s Office says the woman was driving on the highway south of Fort Collins Wednesday night when her windshield shattered and she realized she had been shot. She […]

Winter Park spokesman Steven Hurlbert tells The Denver Post ( ) “there’s a lot to go over logistically. There’s a huge difference between running this for a weekend and running it for three months.”

Mayor Stu Fraser says the council agreed to stick with four provisions not objected to by the ACLU, such as making it illegal for people soliciting donations to touch or grab someone or block their path. They scrapped rules the ACLU said would unfairly limit the right of people, including street musicians, to peacefully solicit donations.

COLORADO SPRINGS |For killing the source of his frustration and abandoning the body in a Colorado Springs alley, Lucas Hinch could be considered lucky for just receiving a citation — except his victim was his computer. The Colorado Springs Gazette reports ( ) that 37-year-old Hinch was slapped with a ticket for discharging a weapon within […]

Officers called to an apartment complex near Colorado State University on April 14 found 19-year-old Austin Essig injured on the ground. Investigators are trying to determine if Essig ingested edible marijuana before he jumped.

Phillip Cargile appeared in municipal court on charges of obstructing traffic in his trademark striped poncho, patchwork overalls and sign reading “Be Positive” draped around his neck, the Colorado Springs Gazette reported Friday ( ).

GREELEY | Authorities are investigating after someone stole $267,000 worth of drill bits from an oil and gas site near Milliken. Cpl. Sean Standridge with the Weld County Sheriff’s Office tells The Denver Post the bits were recently taken from a site operated by Canada-based Ensign Energy Services Inc. The Greeley Tribune reports each of the seven […]

Justin Whitesell of the state’s Division of Fire Prevention and Control told other members of the Water Availability Task Force Wednesday that a normal fire season is likely, though he cautions that means thousands of fires.