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Teen’s Shooting Death By Denver Police Ruled a Homicide

Teen’s Shooting Death By Denver Police Ruled a Homicide

The shooting of 17-year-old Jessica Hernandez by two Denver police officers has been ruled a homicide by the county coroner — a ruling that conflicts with police statements made just…

Colorado Indicts 8 in Denver-Area Meth Ring, Continues to Fight Illegal and Prescription Drug Abuse

Colorado Indicts 8 in Denver-Area Meth Ring, Continues to Fight Illegal and Prescription Drug Abuse

Though AMC’s hit drug and crime drama Breaking Bad may be fictional, large-scale drug manufacturing and trafficking is a reality for many states across the country, including Colorado, where illegal and prescription…

CSU Researchers Begin 3-Year Project to Protect Local Dairy Workers From Respiratory Illness

CSU Researchers Begin 3-Year Project to Protect Local Dairy Workers From Respiratory Illness

Colorado State University researchers are investigating ways to protect dairy workers from respiratory disease caused by particles inhaled while working, and will be examining why these workers are at increased…

December 2014 Study Explains Factors Behind Denver’s Application-Based Education System

December 2014 Study Explains Factors Behind Denver’s Application-Based Education System

The Denver Public School System is a bit different from nearly every other elementary and high school public education system in the country; rather than having kids assigned to certain…

Colorado Medical Waste, Inc. Wins Award For Innovative New Technology

Colorado Medical Waste, Inc. Wins Award For Innovative New Technology

Beverly Hanstrom, president of Colorado Medical Waste, Inc. accepted the Environmental Sustainability Award on behalf of her company at the 10th Annual 2014 Business Recognition Dinner and Award Ceremony on…

Denver Becomes Hub for New Home Constructions as Existing Home Prices Skyrocket

Denver Becomes Hub for New Home Constructions as Existing Home Prices Skyrocket

For those hoping to live in the Denver metropolitan area, there is some bad news — the cost of buying a house in or near Denver has skyrocketed to an…

Pro-Pot Group Uses Experience of NYT Reporter in New Billboard Ad Encouraging Safe Consumption

Pro-Pot Group Uses Experience of NYT Reporter in New Billboard Ad Encouraging Safe Consumption

It all began when New York Times reporter Maureen Dowd took a trip to Denver and consumed a bit of now-legal marijuana, baked into a caramel-chocolate candy bar, while researching…

Health Insurance Premiums for Coloradans Will Increase in 2015 by an Average 1.18%

Health Insurance Premiums for Coloradans Will Increase in 2015 by an Average 1.18%

The Colorado Division of Insurance (DOI) has recently approved a health insurance premium increase plan for 2015, and to the surprise of many Coloradans, these increases will be unusually low.…

Denver Area Left to Clean Up After Monday’s Major Hail Storm

Denver Area Left to Clean Up After Monday’s Major Hail Storm

The cleanup process began Tuesday morning for towns around the Denver area, after a violent hail storm hit the area on Monday. Initially moving from the southwest and dumping heavy…

Ten Denver Children Affected By Strange Muscle Weakness

Ten Denver Children Affected By Strange Muscle Weakness

In recent months, thousands of children have been exposed to an unusual outbreak of enterovirus D68, or EV-D68. Typically a mild virus that leads to the common cold, many of…