DENVER (AP) - Lawmakers are considering whether to ask voters to decide if people should provide their photo ID before casting ballots. The measure faces long odds Wednesday in a Senate committee controlled by Democrats. House Republicans have already passed the measure. Republicans say requiring photo IDs to vote would... more »
The Fremont County Coroner has confirmed with News First 5 that the body of Michael Ruggiere was recovered from the Arkansas River after it was discovered by rafters in an area described as hard to reach earlier this week.
Ruggiere's family has been notified and the Coroner's office states... more »
JOPLIN, Mo. (AP) - Tallying and identifying the dead and the missing remains a challenge for emergency officials in Joplin, Mo.
At least 19 bodies have been released to relatives. That's just a small fraction of the overall count of 132. Identification has been slow because officials have taken... more »
DENVER (AP) - Gov. Bill Ritter says Colorado will participate in a federal program aimed at identifying illegal immigrants when they're booked into jails. Ritter announced Tuesday that Colorado is joining 35 other states in implementing the federal Secure Communities program but with some modifications.
The program uses fingerprints... more »
A skull found Sunday in Teller County is being checked to confirm if it belongs to Rebecca Magallanes.
The 44-year-old Florence woman went missing last November. Her torso was found in Custer County a week after she disappeared, but that was all.
A picture of the skull was... more »
The Department of Revenue Office in Walsenburg, where driver's licenses are issued, has closed and there are no plans to reopen it.
The Department of Revenue sent out a news release Tuesday saying the Walsenburg office would close due to environmental problems with the building.
People needing license... more »
Maricopa County Sheriff's deputies have arrested 12 people in raids on four Phoenix-area McDonald's restaurants in a stolen identity case.
The restaurants being raided Friday are in Scottsdale, Tempe and Mesa. Sheriff Joe Arpaio says more than 50 employees working at the businesses may be using falsified or stolen... more »
It's something no parent wants to think about, but in rare cases it pays off. American Furniture Warehouse will host a free identification event for children Saturday. Those attending will get a fingerprint kit, a digital photograph, a home DNA kit and a child safety journal that, when filled out,... more »