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After celebrity suicides, calls to Colorado crisis hotline spiked. That shows how important it is to talk about mental health. - Fri, 15 Jun 2018
Following the deaths by suicide of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain, calls to Colorado Crisis Services's 24-hour help line spiked, showing the need for accessible mental health resources.

Child killed, three wounded in Westminster shooting; suspect in custody - Thu, 14 Jun 2018
Two adults and two children have been shot in a parking lot behind a Westminster dentist's office near the intersection of 80th Avenue and Sheridan Boulevard.

Wildfires are burning across Colorado. So why is one of the world’s largest air tankers grounded in Colorado Springs? - Thu, 14 Jun 2018
With the ability to drop nearly 20,000 gallons of water or retardant in a single pass, the Global SuperTanker could be an airborne blaze-battling behemoth on the front lines of the 416 fire near Durango -- or any of the other wildfires burning in Colorado this week.

Denver police will launch program to collect racial data on people during stops - Wed, 13 Jun 2018
The Denver Police Department will begin collecting racial and ethnic data on the people its officers stop in an attempt to measure officers' racial biases and improve community relations.

What the first metro-area camping ban outside Denver and Boulder says about homelessness - Mon, 11 Jun 2018
Parker last week passed an anti-camping ordinance that it hopes will reduce incidences of people sleeping on trails and parks and leaving behind trash in one of metro Denver's most expensive communities.

At 90, former Broncos aerobics instructor who trailblazed fitness holds final class - Fri, 08 Jun 2018
A believer in aging "ferociously," John Gillingham's zest for life was contagious for 63 years in the Colorado fitness industry.

D-Day anniversary commemoration in Denver honors World War II veterans - Thu, 07 Jun 2018
On D-Day's 74th anniversary, roughly 20 World War II veterans were honored for their service at a celebration that included a luncheon at Denver's American Legion Post 1 and the rededication of a monument at Denver's Veterans Park.

Thornton charter school for gifted and talented is under federal scrutiny for harassment and discrimination - Wed, 06 Jun 2018
Supporters of the state's largest charter school for gifted and talented students said they have learned their lesson after the school was hit with eight civil rights complaints over the past two years that ranged from a volleyball coach making lewd and suggestive remarks to players to the discrimination of students based on their disability.

“Hear me roar” — former Colorado foster youths speak out to improve system for those who follow - Fri, 01 Jun 2018
Project Foster Power is a group of teens and 20-somethings intent on improving Colorado law to help the thousands of foster kids who enter the system each year.

Southwest agent at DIA pushes woman attempting to fly with her biracial son for “proof” she was his mother - Wed, 30 May 2018
It was something perfectly ordinary: Lindsay Gottlieb, who coaches the University of California at Berkeley's women's basketball team, was about to fly with her 1-year-old son.