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Wednesday 29 November 2023 Dublin: 2°C

# Colorado

Last month
October 2023
Funeral home in US where nearly 200 bodies were discovered accused of falsifying cremation records
Police found 189 decaying bodies earlier this month after an ‘abhorrent’ smell was reported.
This year
10 people injured in mass shooting in Denver shortly after Nuggets win first NBA title
Police said a suspect was taken into custody.
US student wanted for shooting two school staff in Colorado is found dead
One wounded school administrator remained hospitalised in serious condition, while another has been discharged.
Last year
Suspect in fatal shooting at Colorado LGBTQ nightclub charged with 305 criminal counts
Five people were killed and 18 people were injured during the shooting in Club Q last month.
Shooting suspect in killing of five people at LGBTQ nightclub in Colorado held without bail
Of the 17 people injured by gunshots in the attack, 11 remained in hospital as of last night, officials said.
'Stop killing us': Anger and loss at vigil for LGBTQ club shooting in Colorado
‘We need to stop the political agenda against the LGBTQ community,’ one person told the crowd.
At least 5 people killed and 18 injured in shooting at LGBTQ nightclub in Colorado
There have been more than 600 mass shootings in the US so far this year.
Hundreds of victims of Colorado wildfire begin new year surveying destruction
At least seven people were injured, but there have been no reports of any deaths.
All time
Tens of thousands face anxious wait to return home after fleeing wildfires in Colorado
At least one first responder and six other people were injured in the blazes.
Gunman who killed five people in Colorado shooting spree ‘knew most of his victims’
Lyndon McLeod carried out the shootings at a number of locations before being shot dead by a police officer.
Lone shooter kills four people in two Colorado cities
The shooter was killed by police after opening fire in multiple locations last night.
Elk roaming Colorado with car tyre around neck for two years has object removed
Wildlife officers first spotted the elk with the tyre around its neck in July 2019 while conducting a population survey.
Young girl dies on mine drop ride at Colorado amusement park
Park visitors are required to sign a release of liability waiver before going on any rides or attractions.
Seven dead after shooting at Colorado birthday party
The suspected shooter was the boyfriend of a female victim at the party attended by friends, family and children.
Man (21) charged with murder after ten killed in Colorado supermarket shooting
US President Joe Biden is calling for a ban on assault weapons in the wake of yesterday’s shooting.
Police have charged the suspect with ten counts of murder
US President Joe Biden is calling for a ban on assault weapons
The attack was the seventh mass killing this year in the US
US detects first case of UK coronavirus variant in Colorado
The case was confirmed in a man in his 20s who had no close contacts.
US state of Colorado votes to reintroduce wolves
The apex predator disappeared from the state in the 1940s.
Two US police officers fired after photo emerges of them re-enacting chokehold used on black man who later died
The officers imitated a chokehold used on a black man who subsequently died last August.
American climber dies after reaching top of Mount Everest
About half a dozen climbers died on Everest last week, including two Irish men .
Teenager killed and eight seriously injured in high school shooting in the US
The attack happened close to Columbine High School where 13 people were killed in 1999.
Colorado man avoids death penalty for killing his pregnant wife and their two young daughters
Christopher Watts pleaded guilty to killing his wife Shanann Watts and two children Bella and Celeste last August.
US Supreme Court sides with baker who refused to make same-sex couple's wedding cake
The court ruled that an initial judgement against Jack Phillips had shown a ‘clear and impermissible hostility’ towards his ‘sincere religious beliefs’.
Off-duty FBI agent accidentally shoots bystander after backflip in Colorado club
The shooting victim was taken to hospital from non-life-threatening injuries, local media reported.
'We have multiple deputies down': One police officer dead and four injured in US shooting
It is an ongoing incident.
US Supreme Court to hear arguments in gay marriage cake dispute
A Colorado bakery owner refused to make a cake for a couple’s wedding.
Child kicked out of Cub Scouts after grilling US politician on gun control
The Boy Scouts have refused to comment on the reason the boy was asked to leave.
'A pretty big find': Colorado construction crew uncovers 66-million-year-old triceratops skeleton
The good quality of the skeleton might help answer questions that have been puzzling archaeologists.
Body of man who was searching for hidden treasure found in Rio Grande river
Police have asked the antiquities dealer behind the hunt to call it off, saying it’s putting lives at risk.
Convicted criminal released 90 years early pleads to be allowed stay free
Rene Lima-Marin started a family and got a steady job after he was released from prison.
A Colorado school district will allow teachers carry guns
The latest Colorado vote came on the fourth anniversary of the Sandy Hook massacre.
Here’s what it’s like in the first US city to allow marijuana to be smoked socially
Denver now allows bars and restaurants to give patrons the option to use marijuana alongside a cocktail or meal.
Former Columbine headmaster: 'They didn't come out of their mothers' wombs hating the world'
Frank DeAngelis believes there should be a greater focus on the mental health of young people.
The US is going to start destroying about 780,000 chemical-filled artillery shells
A US army plant is about to start destroying the nation’s largest remaining stockpile of mustard agent.
Thirteen skydivers parachute from burning plane after bird causes engine to go on fire
It’s reported that feathers from the birds were found embedded in the plane’s engine.
Two children and their teenage babysitter drown in Colorado swimming pool
The three female minors were aged three, five and seventeen.
Mum saves boy (5) from being mauled by mountain lion
The boy sustained minor injuries.
'I was asking her why she was doing it' - Woman whose unborn baby was taken from her womb after answering internet ad
Michelle Wilkins testified she went to Lane’s home in response to a Craigslist ad offering free maternity clothes.
Where do Ireland's political parties stand on decriminalising cannabis?
Could Ireland go down the Portuguese route?
One killed, at least six injured as violence breaks out at Denver motorcycle rally
A witness said the feud was started by rival biker gangs.
Charity gives free joints to homeless people on Christmas Eve
The non-profit organisation said they stunt was an attempt to raise funds for services for homeless people.