Breaking News: Thursday, July 28, 2016

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Man accused of taking hostage at Independence Pass

By The AP

ASPEN — A Colorado Springs man has been accused of pointing a gun at others and taking a man hostage at a camping area in Independence Pass. The Aspen Daily News reports that the man faces a felony charge of first-degree kidnapping and a misdemeanor count of prohibited use of a weapon after the incident on Wednesday. Police say the man was holding another man hostage near two vehicles about 11 miles east of Aspen. The hostage was able to run away from the scene and officers arrested ...


Stolen gun from Littleton shop used in boy’s shooting

By The AP

DENVER — Authorities say a handgun stolen from a suburban Denver gun store in June was used in the accidental shooting of a 13-year-old boy. The Denver Post reports that police say the boy was shot in the leg on July 14 in an apartment in Edgewater, a small town just west of Denver. Police Chief John Mackey says the incident was “an accidental shooting between friends.” Investigators determined the weapon used in the shooting was stolen in one of two gun shop burglaries ...


Bathroom law pushes prosecutors conference to Boulder

By The AP

BOULDER — A group of progressive prosecutors from across the country is moving its conference to Boulder from North Carolina because of that state’s law transgender bathroom law. The Daily Camera reports more than two dozen district attorneys will discuss jail populations, sentencing reform, juvenile justice and other issues during the gathering Thursday and Friday. The group says it decided to relocate after North Carolina passed its law requiring transgender people to use ...


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