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Colorado Springs minister caught on tape admitting he impregnated a 14-year-old girl: police.

Authorities in Colorado Springs have arrested a licensed minister who allegedly impregnated a 14-year-old, KKTV News reports. Romello Leach, 22, was arrested on multiple felony counts for Sexual Assault on a Child, Pattern of Abuse. An employee at the Colorado Springs Pregnancy Center came forward a...

- The Raw Story - US

Commentary: Giving thanks for trials - and for providence.

Denver, Colo., Nov 23, 2017 / 09:07 am .- The best feast our family has ever had was in a hospital room, four years ago, on Christmas. Our daughter was being treated for leukemia, and my wife was living in the hospital with her. My son and I brought supplies for a makeshift picnic, and the four of us spent a long afternoon ...

- Catholic News Agency - US

Woman, 2 boys shot outside Denver high school.

Three people sitting in a car outside an east Denver high school were shot Thanksgiving afternoon, police said.

- UPI - US

Anita Hill and her 1991 congressional defenders to Biden: You were part of the problem.

On Nov. 16, Anita Hill sat down at The Washington Post offices with five current and former Democratic lawmakers: Nita Lowey of New York, Barbara Mikulski of Maryland, Eleanor Holmes Norton of the District of Columbia, Pat Schroeder of Colorado and Louise Slaughter of New York - all allies of Hill...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

US Supreme Court to rule on wedding cake that split America.

When Dave Mullins and Charlie Craig entered the “Masterpiece Cakeshop” bakery in a Denver suburb on July 19, 2012, they were giddy about choosing their wedding cake. … not for a moment imagine that their cake-shopping excursion would wind up before the US Supreme Court five years l...

- The Raw Story - US

US Supreme Court to rule on wedding cake that split America.

Washington, United States, Nov 23 - When Dave Mullins and Charlie Craig entered the “Masterpiece Cakeshop” bakery in a Denver suburb on July 19, 2012, they were giddy about choosing their wedding cake. The two men could not for a moment imagine that their cake-shopping excursion would wind up before the US ...

- CapitalFM Kenya - KE

Let Them Buy Cake.

The fact that a business's products may be expressive does not give it the right to discriminate. This piece originally appeared at The New York Review of Books.  When David Mullins and Charlie Craig walked into Masterpiece Cakeshop, a bakery in Denver, Colorado, five years ago, they had no inkling that the encounter ...

- ACLU - US

California Introduces New Cannabis Rules and Regulations.

Legalizing it is no simple task. Just ask Colorado, Oregon, Washington, and other states that have legalized recreational marijuana: from licensing to labeling and from distribution to DUI tests, the regulation of legalized marijuana is a massive task. Still, those states -- and more every year -- have decided......

- FindLaw - US

Colorado Launches First In The Nation Post-Election Audits.

It's the first state to try the method on a statewide basis. The audits involve a ten-sided die, a software algorithm and the assumption that "the reported winner didn't really win."

- NPR - US

Child sex trafficker gets US record jail term of 472 years but the prosecution wanted 616 years.

Child sex trafficker Brock Franklin, from Colorado, has been jailed for 472 years, the longest for such offences in US history.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

Colorado Fines Uber $8.9 Million for Criminal Drivers.

Colorado's Public Utilities Commission has fined Uber approximately $8.9 million for their employment of drivers with a history of criminal activities.

- Breitbart - US

Why character counts in the voting booth

Denver, Colo., Nov 21, 2017 / 05:20 pm .- Sexual misconduct allegations against Republican candidate Roy Moore have brought Alabama’s special election to fill a U.S. Senate seat into the national spotlight. U.S. Senator Al Franken has also been recently accused of kissing and groping women against their will. During ...

- Catholic News Agency - US

Paxton Lynch expected to take over at quarterback for Broncos

It's time to see conclusively if quarterback Paxton Lynch is a bust or just a late bloomer.The Denver Broncos' former first-round draft pick will make ...

- The Japan Times - JP

Photo feature: a lenticularly gorgeous sunset along the Front Range of Colorado

The cloud formations in the photograph above, and those to follow, may look otherworldly, and maybe even a bit ominous. But they are perfectly benign , and are well known to meteorologists. The scientific name for these cloud formations is "altocumulus standing lenticularus.' But from here on out, I'll just refer to them ...

- Discover - US

WATCH: Denver deputy pulls gun on debt collector trying to deliver $150 overdue bill

A Denver sheriff's deputy has been suspended after being charged with a felony for pulling a gun on a process server who was attempting to hand him papers seeking payment on an overdue bill. In video provided to KUSA, Bret Martin Carbone is seen pointing a gun at Tom Mills after Mills knocked ...

- The Raw Story - US

Bill Barrett streamlines Colorado shale acreage

Shale player Bill Barrett Corp. said it was shedding acreage in the Uinta basin in Colorado, which one analyst said may be on par with a big Texas oil producer.

- UPI - US

Cops: Teen Murder Suspect Had More Names on 'Kill List'

A 15-year-old boy is in custody in Colorado, accused of stabbing a 19-year-old woman to death—and police say he planned to keep killing. The suspect, whose name has not been released, was arrested early Sunday, hours after Makayla Grote—a racetrack employee and aspiring NASCAR driver, notes KDVR —was...

- Newser - US

Colorado just fined Uber $8.9 million

The Colorado Public Utilities Commission announced that they fined Uber 'for allowing individuals with disqualifying criminal or motor vehicle offenses, or without valid licenses, to drive for the company.' PUC found that 57 Uber drivers over the past 18 months should not have been allowed to drive for the company. Other ...

- Fast Company - US

Uber fined $8.9M in Colorado for driver screening failures

Uber has been slapped with an $8.9 million fine in Colorado after state criminal investigators found it had allowed 57 individuals with past criminal or motor vehicle offenses to drive and pick up passengers on its platform over the past year and a half.

- TechCrunch - US

Denver's Colfax Avenue is jammed with history, freaks, neon. Its champion is an Elvis impersonator, of course

Elvis impersonator Jonny Barber has spent the last 14 years chronicling the history of Denver's Colfax Street, collecting thousands of artifacts that he's now moving from his basement into the new Colfax Museum.

- Los Angeles Times - US

Colorado fines Uber $8.9M for nearly 60 problem drivers

DENVER — Colorado regulators issued an $8.9 million fine against Uber's parent company on Monday for allowing employees with serious criminal or motor vehicle offenses to work for the company as drivers. The Colorado Public Utilities Commission said it launched an investigation into the ride-hailing service in March ...

- SFGate - US

Uber hit with $8.9 million fine in Colorado over unqualified drivers

Colorado regulators fined Uber after finding the ride-services company allowed 57 people to drive with invalid driver's licenses or other offenses that would have disqualified them.

- Automotive News - US

Colorado hits Uber with $8.9 million fine over shady drivers

The state's public utilities commission found that 57 Uber drivers failed to meet its standards        

- USA TODAY - US

Colorado man killed while chasing dog on I-25

The man died Sunday after a semi truck hit him when he ran into traffic.         

- USA TODAY - US

Uber slapped with $9m fine for letting dodgy drivers pick up punters

Super Cali goes – oh no, wait, this is Colorado Colorado watchdogs today hit Uber subsidiary Rasier with an $8.9m fine for allowing drivers with felony convictions and/or major moving violations to pick up folks using the ride-hailing app.…

- TheRegister - UK

Uber hit with $8.9 million fine in Colorado over unqualified drivers

- Colorado regulators on Monday fined Uber $8.9 million, saying the ride-services company allowed 57 people to drive for it although they lacked valid driver's licenses or had committed other offenses that would have disqualified them.

- Reuters - US

Uber hit with $8.9 million fine in Colorado over unqualified drivers

Colorado regulators on Monday fined Uber $8.9 million, saying the ride-services company allowed 57 people to drive for it although they lacked valid driver's licenses or had committed other offenses that would have disqualified them. The Colorado Public Utilities Commission said its probe foun...

- The Raw Story - US

Uber hit with $8.9 million fine in Colorado over unqualified drivers | Reuters

- Colorado regulators on Monday fined Uber $8.9 million, saying the ride-services company allowed 57 people to drive for it although they lacked valid driver’s licenses or had committed other offences that would have disqualified them. FILE PHOTO: The Uber logo is seen on mobile telephone in London, Britain, ...

- Firstpost - IN

Uber hit with $8.9 million fine in Colorado over unqualified drivers

The Colorado Public Utilities Commission said its probe found violations that included 12 drivers with felony convictions, 17 drivers with major moving-vehicle violations and three drivers with a type of driver's license required after recent drunk-driving convictions. "We have determined that Uber had background check ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Colorado fines Uber $8.9m for allowing drivers with felony convictions

In one instance, the regulatory agency said that a "habitual offender" who had previously escaped from prison was released and became an Uber driver.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

Girl taking medical marijuana sues Jeff Sessions and DEA

A 12-year-old girl is spearheading a campaign to legalize medical marijuana across the whole country. Alexis Bortell said she and her family had no choice but to move from their Texas home to Colorado to treat her severe epilepsy. Now, her family and a handful of others are suing Attorney General Jeff Sessions and the DEA. ...

- CBS NEWS - US

Denver's Colfax Avenue is jammed with history, freaks, neon. Its champion is an Elvis impersonator, of course

Elvis impersonator Donny Barber has spent the last 14 years chronicling the history of Denver's Colfax Street, collecting thousands of artifacts that he's now moving from his basement into the new Colfax Museum.

- Los Angeles Times - US

The 8 best poop stories of 2017

It's been a real shit year. Celebrating the hot trash fire that was 2017, we've rounded up a bunch of crap stories that occurred throughout the year. SEE ALSO: Suspect shuts down detective's interview with parade of violent farts Look, everybody poops. It may be the one unifying thing we have left, so we may as well embrace ...

- Mashable! - US

Dinners, deliveries and drives: how some Catholics are serving up Thanksgiving for the poor

Denver, Colo., Nov 19, 2017 / 07:00 am .- While many will gather for Thanksgiving this year around tables filled with food and family, the National Council of the U.S. Society of St. Vincent de Paul have set out to make sure that the poor and homeless will also experience a holiday filled with community. “Society ...

- Catholic News Agency - US

Pentagon data: Fort Carson sexual assault reports increased

Sexual assault reports have more than doubled since 2013 at Fort Carson, Colorado, according to a report released Friday by the Pentagon.

- Stars and Stripes - US

To Save Their Water Supply, Colorado Farmers Taxed Themselves

The recent drought in the West forced people to take a hard look at how they use water. In Colorado, some farmers tried an experiment: make their water more expensive without hurting business.

- NPR - US

Review: Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 is an off-road beast

The brawny midsize pickup has what it takes for tough trails        

- USA TODAY - US

Trump added 5 names to his list of potential Supreme Court nominees

Associated Press/J. Scott Applewhite President Donald Trump has added five people to his shortlist of possible Supreme Court picks. It's unclear whether any vacancies on the nine-justice court are looming, but rumors have been swirling in recent months that Justice Anthony Kennedy wants to retire. President Donald Trump has ...

- Business Insider - US

First ever fatal marijuana overdose reported in Colorado

The world's first documented fatal marijuana overdose has been reported for the first time by two doctors in Colorado.An 11-month-old boy died of a sudden heart attack that the doctors claim was caused by high levels of marijuana...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Colorado County Spent $88 a Day Jailing Defendants Who Couldn't Pay $55 Fee

Judge orders an end to the practice after the ACLU sued.

- Reason.com - US

Unlucky man drove to a Utah canyon just as couple sought another victim

The husband and wife sat on the hill overlooking the dirt parking lot, watching cars crunch up the unpaved road into Red Butte Canyon.Authorities say they had already killed one man back in Colorado and were both wearing the dead...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

General Atomics makes space acquisition

General Atomics announced on 13 November that it had acquired the majority of the assets of Surrey Satellite Technology US. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Colorado-based Surrey Satellite Technology US was created in 2008 as a wholly-owned subsidiary of UK firm Surrey Satellite Technology

- Jane’s - US

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