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Governor creates $18.5 million plan to address mental health needs

In response to recent mass shootings, one of which took place in Colorado, Gov. John Hickenlooper unveiled an $18.5 million plan to strengthen the state’s mental health services and support system. “For the past five months, in response to the Aurora shooting, we have been working to expand mental health care and services across Colorado,”… Continue Reading Governor creates $18.5 million plan to address mental health needs

Aurora stockbroker charged with fraud

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A former stockbroker in Aurora has been charged with defrauding investors in a $400,000 investment scheme, said Securities Commissioner Fred Joseph. The commissioner alleges that Ricky Meyer lured his investment advisory clients into investing in his companies, Journey Financial Partners and JFP Group Benefits, with promises that their investment funds would be used to purchase… Continue Reading Aurora stockbroker charged with fraud

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Theaters in Colorado Springs are working with the police department to provide extra security in the wake of the shooting in Aurora that have killed 12 people and wounded 59 others. Tinseltown at Cheyenne Mountain Boulevard and the Cinemark IMAX theater at First & Main on Powers Boulevard always have off-duty police officers acting as… Continue Reading Police department provides advice, extra security for Springs theaters

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Some theaters and police around the U.S. stepped up security at daytime showings of the new Batman movie Friday after the massacre in Colorado, and while many fans were undeterred by the tragedy, others were nervous about going to see the film.   Two police officers were stationed outside the AMC theater in New York’s… Continue Reading Security increased at movies following shootings

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Colo. lawmaker in wreck that kills pregnant Texan

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The son and grandsons of Colorado state Sen. Suzanne Williams were hospitalized after a vehicle she was driving collided with another on a Texas highway, killing a pregnant woman, authorities said. Williams, of Aurora, Colo., was treated at Northwest Texas Hospital and released, said Trooper Gabriel Medrano of the Texas Department of Public Safety. He… Continue Reading Colo. lawmaker in wreck that kills pregnant Texan

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Aurora is 16 percent smaller than Colorado Springs, but its budget is 35 percent higher. That’s the discovery from a Colorado Open Record Act request with the City of Aurora, filed by Citizens for Responsible Aurora Government. Some of the data received is already raising eyebrows among the Denver suburb’s residents and points to the… Continue Reading Springs’ budget lean compared to Aurora

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State record-breaking catfish caught

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Fishermen, catfish connoisseurs or those with an interest in the offbeat will appreciate this story–the Colorado Division of Wildlife has reported that the biggest catfish ever caught in the state was reeled in at Aurora Reservoir last weekend. Officials say Mike Stone caught a 35-pound channel catfish on July 26, setting a new Colorado state record.… Continue Reading State record-breaking catfish caught

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