The Colorado State Patrol said troopers will be out in force for 4/20 celebrations around the state Friday.
On Monday, CSP hosted a media event to raise awareness about the dangers of high driving, and the options those who smoke have to get home safely. Representatives from Uber, RTD, Native Roots and Mothers Against Drunk Driving spoke at the event.
CSP said it has issued more than 3,000 tickets for marijuana-related driving citations since 2014. Law enforcement officials say they often see that people have preconceived notions that marijuana doesn't impact drivers, when it affect skills needed to drive safely.
"With light rail, buses, taxis, and rideshare services like Uber, there’s never an excuse to drive high. If you’re celebrating this weekend, plan ahead and get home safe.” Fran Lanzer, MADD Colorado Executive Director said in a news release.
Numerous events are planned around the Denver area, including concerts and rallies around the city.
Pueblo County released a statement Wednesday that said the deal to bring a baseball stadium and minor league baseball team to Pueblo is still on.
Pueblo Police identified the 22-year-old man who died after being shot at JJ Raigoza Park last Friday.
The Colorado State Patrol arrested a man suspected of driving under the influence of prescription drugs and killing another driver in Chaffee County Wednesday afternoon.
A Colorado mom wants to warn other parents of a danger some families may not know about. Lindsey McIver of Conifer faced a parent's worst nightmare after her husband bought their family a new washing machine last Monday.