Denver Police Chief White says no police drones in near future for Denver skies

By JEREMY MEYER The Denver Post Denver Police Chief Robert White says he appreciates technological advances but told a City Council committee on Tuesday he won’t put police drones into Denver air space any time soon. Denver Police Chief Robert White tells a Denver City Council committee that he is not in favor of using drones until some of the controversies can be resolved. (Helen H. Richardson, The Denver Post) “We are not hesitant to be on the forefront of technology; however, as it realates to drones, there are some challenges there,” White said. “We are trying to better...


State Of Colorado Joins Oil And Gas Companies’ Lawsuit Against Longmont Fracking Ban

The Colorado Independent  |  By John Tomasic From The Colorado Independent's John Tomasic. The state of Colorado has joined a lawsuit filed by oil-and-gas companies against the city of Longmont that seeks to lift a ban on fracking passed by citizen initiative there last November. The Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission entered the suit last week. It’s the second lawsuit joined by the state against the northern Front Range city over limits on the controversial process known as hydraulic fracturing, which blasts water and chemicals into underground rock formations to free...


Colorado Gun Rights Group Denies Rally Scheduled In Same Park As Aurora Remembrance Is Insensitive

By DAN ELLIOTT 07/18/13 10:32 PM ET EDT DENVER — Gun-rights advocates are planning a rally at the same park where a group will read the names of gun violence victims on the anniversary of the Colorado theater shootings, prompting a state lawmaker to call the move "a slap in the face." Rocky Mountain Gun Owners scheduled a rally for Friday to coincide with a remembrance ceremony planned by Mayors Against Illegal Guns at Cherry Creek State Park in the Denver suburb of Aurora. Both start at noon. State Parks spokeswoman Jennifer Churchill said the groups were issued permits for locations...

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