Colorado News

Policewomen in Colorado Claim Fitness Discrimination

A group of 12 Colorado Springs, Colo. female police officers are suing the city for what they say is an unfair fitness test that discriminates against women over the age of 40. The Gazette of Colorado Springs reported that the …

School Violence Liability Bill Headed to Colorado Governor

Legislation to make Colorado public schools legally liable for student safety has been approved by the state House after an emotional debate. The bill has already cleared the Senate and appears likely to head to the governor’s desk. If the …

Felony DUI Bill in Colorado Passes Key Senate Test After Changes

A measure to add penalties for habitual drunken drivers has advanced in the state Senate after weeks of delay. The felony DUI bill would make a fourth DUI a felony punishable by up to six years in prison and a fine of …

Construction Lawsuit Liability Bill Defeated In Colorado House

A long-awaited bill to make it harder to sue Colorado homebuilders for defective construction has failed in the Colorado legislature. The bill was rejected Tuesday by a House committee controlled by Democrats. The measure would have revised procedures for construction …

School Shooting Liability Bill Advanced by Colorado Lawmakers

Colorado lawmakers choked back tears and recalled the state’s painful history of school violence Tuesday as they advanced a plan intended to reduce school shootings by making public schools legally liable for student safety. The approval of the Republican-controlled Colorado …

Oil, Gas Driller Settles for $73 M in Colorado Pollution Case

Major oil and gas driller Noble Energy has agreed to pay more than $73 million in a settlement with state and federal regulators over Colorado Front Range air-pollution violations. The Denver Post reported that the company’s tank batteries were emitting …

Snow Tire Requirement on Colorado Highway Fails

Colorado drivers won’t need snow tires or chains to drive on Interstate 70 next winter. Negotiations at the state Capitol broke down Tuesday morning when lawmakers from the House and Senate tried to broker an agreement on a snow tire …

Colorado School District Liability Bill Moving Through Legislature

A novel approach to make public schools liable for campus violence under a measure is advancing in Colorado, even as lawmakers from both parties wonder whether liability will prevent the next mass shooting. The bill that won bipartisan approval 4-1 …

Debate Begins Over School Violence Liability In Colorado

A bill to make Colorado schools liable for shootings faces this week in the state Legislature. A Senate committee starts work on the measure inspired by the 2013 shooting death of Claire Davis at Arapahoe High School in Littleton. The bill …

Colorado Prosecutors Charge Uber Driver Accused Of Attempted Break-In

Prosecutors have charged a Colorado Uber driver accused of trying to break into the home of a woman he drove to the airport. The Denver District Attorney’s Office announced Monday that 51-year-old Gerald Montgomery has been charged with attempted second-degree …