Colorado

  • Two 10-year-old boys caught selling and swapping marijuana they stole from their grandparents' supplies 24-04-2014 11:29 AM

    Two 10-year-old boys in Colorado were caught selling and swapping marijuana that they pilfered from their grandparents' supplies of legally purchased pot in separate incidents at the same school, a district official said on Wednesday. John Gates, director of safety and security for Weld County School District 6, said a...
  • US: Colorado town elects dog as mayor 15-04-2014 03:27 PM

    A bloodhound has been elected as the mayor of a small US town after the dog beat off competition from six other canines, a donkey, a cat and even a hedgehog to win the unofficial title. Pa Kettle, a search and rescue dog, picked up 2,387 votes - 55 more...
  • Colorado becomes first state to legalise sale of marijuana 03-01-2014 08:44 PM

    Colorado has become the first state to set up a system for the legal cultivation and sale of marijuana. People living in Colorado will now just have to show their ID cards to prove that they are over 21 years of age and have to pay around $55 for 8th...
  • World's first state-licensed marijuana retailers open doors in Colorado 03-01-2014 05:18 PM

    The world's first state-licensed marijuana retailers legally permitted to sell pot for recreational use opened for business in Colorado on Wednesday with long lines of customers, marking a new chapter in America's drug culture. Roughly three dozen former medical marijuana dispensaries newly cleared by state regulators to sell pot to...
  • 8 confirmed dead, 1,600 homes destroyed in Colorado floods 17-09-2013 09:24 AM

    Search-and-rescue teams bolstered by National Guard troops fanned out across Colorado's flood-stricken landscape on Monday, as a week of torrential rains blamed for eight deaths and the destruction of at least 1,600 homes finally gave way to sunny skies. Much of the evacuation effort was focused on remote foothill and...
  • Colorado floods: 4 dead, hundreds stranded as rescue operations continue 16-09-2013 09:27 AM

    The death toll from historic flooding in eastern Colorado stands at four and will likely increase, authorities said on Sunday, as rescuers struggled to reach hundreds of people stranded or displaced by fierce floodwaters. At least four people are confirmed dead after six days of rain that flooded an area...
  • Colorado flooding brings tales of rescues, improvisation 15-09-2013 09:52 AM

    As people came down from the flooded foothills of the Colorado Rockies, they brought tales of dramatic rescues, heartbreaking loss and neighbours coming together to protect their families and homes. Here are a few of their stories: Emma Hardy's husband woke her up on Wednesday night to say a well-loved...
  • Judge accepts insanity plea in Colorado shooting case 04-06-2013 11:56 PM

    Colorado: A judge on Tuesday accepted James Holmes' plea of not guilty by reason of insanity, setting the stage for a lengthy mental evaluation of the Colorado theater shooting suspect. The court clerk placed a written advisory of the ground rules of the plea before Holmes so he could follow...
  • Colorado, Washington legalise recreational marijuana 07-11-2012 12:37 PM

    Denver: Colorado on Tuesday became the first state to legalise the possession and sale of marijuana for recreational use, in defiance of federal law. A Washington state ballot initiative legalizing possession and sale of marijuana for recreational use has passed, supporters of the measure said on Tuesday. "We are declaring...
  • US Presidential election: Marijuana a key poll issue in Colorado 04-11-2012 10:53 AM

    Colorado voters won't be just picking a president. They would also be voting on whether marijuana should be legalised. Amendment 64 would create a network of marijuana stores just like liquor stores, say reports. ...
  • US boy dies after three years without a brain 02-11-2012 02:58 AM

    Pueblo: A Colorado boy who survived three years without a brain has died. Nickolas Coke, of Pueblo, was born with only a brain stem, a condition known as anencephaly. The National Center for Biotechnology Information says most babies born with anencephaly live only a few days. The center says it...
  • Attempt to name peak after John Denver blocked 10-08-2011 12:20 PM

    London: Fans of John Denver have suffered a setback after a campaign to name a peak in the Colorado Rockies after the singer has been blocked by the US officials. The movement gained momentum in the recent weeks when more than 2,000 people signed a petition to rename Mount Sopris...
  • 9-year-old survives hit and run accident 17-05-2011 10:37 AM

    A young Colorado boy was crossing into the road when suddenly a car hit him. Amazingly, he survived. ...
  • Tiny amounts of radiation from Japan reach US 27-03-2011 07:54 AM

    Reno: Minuscule amounts of radiation from Japan's damaged nuclear plant have reached Las Vegas, but scientists say it poses no health risk. Extremely small amounts of the radioactive isotopes iodine-131 and zenon-133 reached a monitoring station by the city's Atomic Testing Museum this week, said Ted Hartwell, manager of the...
  • Boy, 12, faces charges in parents' killings 04-03-2011 12:42 PM

    Burlington: A 12-year-old boy accused of killing his parents and wounding two of his younger siblings is a "good kid" who is active in his church, often volunteering to hand out bulletins, work audio and video equipment and help other children learn Bible verses, friends and relatives said. The boy...
  • Dog wins $1 million at 'cutest dog contest' 28-11-2009 01:36 PM

    Doctor Papidies isn't only a cute dog, he's also rich. ...
  • Arctic sea ice melting faster 02-05-2007 03:24 PM

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  • This woman's selling snow on eBay 31-12-2006 04:45 PM

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  • Hostage drama at another US school 28-09-2006 06:57 PM

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  • Earth may have space clones: study 08-09-2006 09:32 AM

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