Breaking News: Friday, September 30, 2016

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Two charged in I-70 rest area attack

By Dennis Webb

Two suspects have been extradited from Texas and charged in connection with an alleged stabbing and robbery involving two Ohio sisters at an Interstate 70 rest area east of Glenwood Springs last year. Delbert Willeford Jr., 55, also known as “Evil,” faces charges including attempted murder, robbery, assault, menacing and aggravated motor vehicle theft in the case, and Amy Darlene Kent, 47, faces the same charges as Willeford except for the attempted murder charge. They’re ...

Mesa County Sheriff’s Office deputies searching desert on report of missing man

By Amy Hamilton

Rural Mesa County Sheriff’s Office deputies are traveling by all terrain vehicles to a remote part of Mesa County on a report of what may be a missing man. Spokeswoman Megan Terlecky of the Mesa County Sheriff’s Office said on Friday afternoon that deputies were still en route to the area. Terlecky said its too early in the investigation of the report to release any details on the report and any findings. Scanner traffic at about 1 p.m. indicated someone had reported a blue ...

Supreme Court to hear Douglas County autistic student case

By The AP

DENVER — The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear a case brought by a couple who claim the Douglas County School District didn’t provide their autistic son with an adequate education. The Denver Post reports the high court announced its decision Thursday. The ruling, expected next year, could set new standards for how school districts instruct and provide services for students with disabilities. The Highlands Ranch couple had asked the district to reimburse them for their ...

New path opens for cyclists between Denver, Glenwood Springs

By The AP

DENVER — Bicyclists heading from Denver to Glenwood Springs will no longer have to ride along the shoulder of Interstate 70 when heading into the mountains now that a new bike path has opened up. The Denver Post reports that the 2.4-mile bike path in Genesee Park opened Wednesday after taking nearly a year to complete. Colorado Department of Transportation spokesman says the $2.4 million project will help improve safety now that bicyclists won’t have to travel on the ...

Colorado gives marijuana candy a new look to avoid confusion

By The AP

DENVER — Wondering if that brownie contains pot? Colorado has you covered. A requirement that edible marijuana products come with a diamond-shaped stamp and the letters T-H-C — not just on the packaging but on the brownies, candies and other edibles themselves — takes effect Saturday. The rule referencing marijuana’s psychoactive ingredient was added after complaints that the treats look too much their non-intoxicating counterparts. It is the first such requirement ...

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