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2 years 6 months ago

Opening statements to Jackson Trial

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The trial of the doctor charged in Michael Jackson's death opens with a bit of star power and the one thing the King of Pop enjoyed throughout his life - a worldwide audience. Prosecutors plan to call the superstar's friend and choreographer, Kenny Ortega, as...

3 years 5 months ago

Bill Clinton stumps for Bennet in Colorado

Former President Bill Clinton is pleading with Colorado Democrats to stick with Democratic Sen. Michael Bennet, saying that a vote for Republicans would return the nation to dangerous times. About 2,000 people packed a high school gym Monday in northeast Denver to hear Clinton speak in a rally that...

3 years 6 months ago

Bill Clinton to stump for Sen. Bennet in Denver

Former President Bill Clinton will be in Denver in support of Democratic Sen. Michael Bennet as early voting begins in Colorado. Clinton has not always been on Bennet's side. He endorsed Bennet's Democratic primary challenger Andrew Romanoff and recorded a telephone appeal urging voters to choose Romanoff. But...

3 years 6 months ago

Andrew Romanoff lands job at anti-poverty group

Unsuccessful Senate candidate Andrew Romanoff has landed a new job at an anti-poverty group that helps farmers in developing countries. The Democrat tells The Denver Post that he'll work for Lakewood-based International Development Enterprises, where he'll travel frequently. The former state House speaker turned down being considered for...

3 years 7 months ago

Cashing in 10 years after divorce

Michael Douglas' starring role in a sequel to Wall Street has gotten him an unwanted part in a legal sequel to his 2000 divorce. Lawyers for the Academy Award-winning actor and for ex-wife Diandra Douglas argued Tuesday in a New York court over her claim that she's entitled to...

3 years 7 months ago

Lance Armstrong joins anti-cancer telethon

Lance Armstrong, Robin Roberts and Michael C. Hall are among the celebrities affected by cancer who are set to appear in a TV fundraiser next month. "Stand Up to Cancer" announced a lineup that will include other actors, athletes and musicians who have faced the illness, including Maura Tierney,...

3 years 8 months ago

Sprint time for Colorado Senate candidates

It's sprint time for Colorado Senate candidates in primary elections. They're working the phones, waving signs on busy street corners and putting final touches on what they hope will be victory speeches Tuesday night. Democrats are focusing on Colorado Springs. That's because El Paso is the most populous Colorado...

3 years 10 months ago

Colorado senators back EPA in global warming

Colorado's two Democratic senators have affirmed support for federal environmental regulators as the Senate prepared to take its first vote on a measure some see as a test of the Senate's stand on climate change. Sens. Mark Udall and Michael Bennet both have vowed to vote against a Republican-led...

3 years 11 months ago

Bennet calls for limits on lobbying

Democratic Sen. Michael Bennet of Colorado is repeating his call to limit lobbying in Washington by giving all members of Congress a lifetime ban on lobbying after leaving office. Bennet on Wednesday introduced the lifetime ban, one of several proposals under consideration to reduce the influence of lobbyists. Bennet's...

4 years 1 day ago

Man indicted in asbestos scam

Colorado Attorney General John Suthers announced Thursday that attorneys from the Criminal Justice Section have secured an indictment from the Statewide Grand Jury against a Parker man suspected of contributing to the release of a hazardous substance by misleading state officials. According to the indictment, Michael Merit, 45, falsely...

4 years 2 weeks ago

Father sentenced in abuse of infant son

A Colorado Springs man will spend 25 years behind bars, for leaving his son brain-damaged. 25-year-old Michael Anthony Douglas received the sentence Monday, after he was convicted of abuse in January. Authorities say Douglas hit his son back in 2007, when he was less than a month old. The...

4 years 6 months ago

Missing Pueblo man died in crash

A missing Pueblo man has been found dead by the Colorado State Patrol. Troopers say 51 year old Steven Michael Casias crashed his truck early Tuesday on Highway 160 about 20 miles west of Walsenburg, near La Veta Pass, in Huerfano County. Troopers say Casias's truck left the roadway,...

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