Legal sales of recreational marijuana begin in Colorado

Legal sales of recreational marijuana begin in Colorado

DENVER, Jan. 1 (UPI) -- Stores in Colorado sold the first legal recreational marijuana in the United States at 8 a.m. MST Wednesday.

Denver police hunt for '420 Day' shooters

DENVER, April 21 (UPI) -- Officials are on the hunt for two suspects who shot two people at a marijuana-inspired "420 Day" festival in Denver.

2 shot as thousands rally to celebrate marijuana in Denver

DENVER, April 20 (UPI) -- Two people were shot in Denver's Civic Center Saturday where thousands of people gathered for marijuana-inspired "420 Day" festivities, paramedics said.

Police seek men who set 4 people on fire

DENVER, Dec. 14 (UPI) -- Denver police said they were searching for two men responsible for throwing accelerant on four people in an apartment and setting fire to them.
Occupy protesters arrested in Oregon

Occupy protesters arrested in Oregon

OAKLAND, Calif., Nov. 13 (UPI) -- Police in Portland, Ore., cleared Occupy protesters out of two downtown parks Sunday, making more than 50 arrests in the process.

Woman killed by light rail in Denver

DENVER, Sept. 20 (UPI) -- A woman who tried to flag down a light rail train in Denver was struck and killed Tuesday afternoon, police said.

Police: Two men barhopped with corpse

DENVER, Sept. 16 (UPI) -- Two Denver men face abuse of a corpse charges for attempting to re-enact the movie, "Weekend at Bernie's," police said.

Man dies after use of Taser at Denver Zoo

DENVER, July 20 (UPI) -- Denver police say a Taser used on a man who died Monday at the Denver Zoo was ineffective and he continued to struggle until he was finally restrained.

Teens face trespassing charge in accident

DENVER, Feb. 14 (UPI) -- Four teens face trespassing charges for allegedly accompanying a 17-year-old girl who fell through a warehouse roof to a concrete floor, Denver police said.

Denver to replace red-light cameras

DENVER, Feb. 26 (UPI) -- Denver police said red-light cameras removed from four intersections will be reinstalled and controlled by a new contractor.

Tribal leader dies after attending DNC

DENVER, Sept. 4 (UPI) -- A California tribal leader has died following an altercation in Denver where he had just attended the Democratic National Convention, police say.

Denver sex industry ready for Democrats

DENVER, Feb. 4 (UPI) -- Police and the adult entertainment industry are both gearing up for this summer's Democratic National Convention in Denver.

Denver halts trash pickup to find body

DENVER, Sept. 24 (UPI) -- Denver has suspended trash pickups of larger garbage bins while volunteers continue searching for the body of a 3-year-old girl.

DUI stop turns deadly

DENVER, July 28 (UPI) -- A crackdown on drunken driving in Denver turned deadly when an ex-con riding in a car that was pulled over pulled out a gun.

Police clear Denver Zoo in jaguar killing

DENVER, June 7 (UPI) -- A police investigation has cleared the Denver Zoo of any responsibility for a fatal attack by a jaguar on a zookeeper.

Police link vehicle to Williams homicide

DENVER, Jan. 3 (UPI) -- Denver police have issued an all-points bulletin on a Chevrolet Tahoe they have linked to the killing of Denver Broncos cornerback Darrent Williams. The white 1998 Chevrolet SUV is registered to Brian Hicks, who is currently in jail on charges linked to a

Cubs announce coaching staff

CHICAGO, Nov. 26 (UPI) -- The Chicago Cubs named six coaches Tuesday, reuniting manager Dusty Baker with four former members of his old San Francisco Giants' staff.