State Briefs

BOULDER | The Boulder County coroner’s office says a 25-year-old man whose body was found below a popular route up Longs Peak in Rocky Mountain National Park died of hypothermia. Peter Jeffris, of Broomfield, was found dead about 200 feet below the Keyhole route Nov. 20. His death has been ruled an accident. Authorities believe Jeffris set […]

COLORADO SPRINGS | A 55-year-old man is in the hospital after he was shot by a state trooper trying to arrest him in El Paso County. The Colorado State Patrol says Joseph Francis Cimeno made an illegal U-turn and drove for four miles before pulling over for the trooper around 1 a.m. Thursday. When he did stop, […]

GREELEY | The Colorado Supreme Court will consider whether a man accused of killing his wife in 2012 will be able to return home to Indiana while he awaits trial. The court on Thursday agreed to hear the appeal from Tom Fallis of Bloomington, Indiana, who wants to leave Colorado so he can take care of his […]

LOVELAND | Authorities say a 4-year-old girl is dead after she fell into an icy pond at a Loveland park. Police say the girl, whose name has not been released, was at the Loveland Sports Park with her family for soccer practice Wednesday evening. She was supposed to stay at a nearby playground but walked out onto […]

The Center for Biological Diversity and the Western Watersheds Project said in court papers that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service should go back and produce an “adequate finding” on the status of the Gunnison sage grouse.

DENVER | Gov. John Hickenlooper is in Switzerland to speak at the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting. Hickenlooper will be speaking in Davos on Tuesday about innovation in Colorado and collaboration in state government. Joining Hickenlooper will be Fiona Arnold, the state’s new director at the Office of Economic Development and International Trade. The governor’s […]

DENVER | Bill Cosby is planning to perform in Colorado despite expected protests and a new allegation of sexual misconduct. The comedian released a statement thanking his “courageous” fans and saying he’s ready to perform in Pueblo on Friday and in Denver on Saturday. He finished his statement with references to his “Fat Albert” character’s trademark […]