In El Paso County, the first day of civil unions got off to a modest start. There were no ceremonies at 8:00 a.m. at the clerk and recorders office, just a about a dozen same-sex couples coming in to get their civil union license.
It took about 15... more »
It was seven years ago Colorado voters banned gay marriage, and now civil unions are becoming law. Gay rights activists are calling it a step toward equality, however there are still distinct lines between civil unions and marriage.
"We had our own wedding in 2010, so at that point... more »
A civil union bill passed the House Appropriations Committee by a 7 to 6 vote this afternoon. It has one more hurdle -- the Republican controlled House. It will have to be ratified by midnight, or die before it gets to the Governor.
There is speculation there won't be... more »
DENVER (AP) - Civil unions are close to becoming law in Colorado amid last-minute drama in the Republican-controlled House. The bill is expected to clear a final committee Tuesday to reach the full House for debate and initial vote. The issue divides House Republicans who have a 33-32 voting edge.... more »
DENVER (AP) - The debate over whether gay couples should have civil unions in Colorado faces a defining moment in the Republican-controlled House. Senators approved the bill for the second consecutive year, but it's now in the hands of the same House committee that rejected it last year. Supporters of... more »
SANAA, Yemen (AP) - Witnesses say Yemeni army helicopters took U.S. and other ambassadors out of a besieged embassy to the presidential palace to witness ruling party leaders signing an agreement for the president to step down in 30 days.
However, state TV says President Ali Abdullah Saleh will... more »
About 400 students will get together this afternoon in Colorado Springs to show off their engineering skills in a fun competition.
It's the 2011 American Society of Civil Engineers Rocky Mountain Student Conference. About 400 students, cadets, and faculty members from 16 different schools from the United States and... more »
The Colorado Springs-based U.S. Northern Command has sent an officer to the U.S. Virgin Islands to consult with civil authorities over its response to Hurricane Earl.
Army Col. Robert Freehill was sent to the islands on Saturday.
Northern Command says Freehill will work with federal, state and local... more »
Authorities say a Houston-area woman, who was burned up at her former common-law husband, fried their pet goldfish and ate some of them. Pasadena police say it's a civil matter and no charges will be filed. The seven goldfish were purchased together by the couple during happier times. Police spokesman,... more »