Tag Archives: Illinois

Lawmakers Reject Homeless Rights Bill

co-state-capitol-300Colorado lawmakers have said no to a bill that would have outlined rights that homeless people have in public. A House committee voted 8-3 yesterday to reject the so-called “Homeless Persons’ Bill of Rights.” The measure would have Continue reading

Lawmakers Consider Banning Microbeads

MICROBEADSColorado may be the latest state to ban tiny plastic particles that are often included in soaps and cosmetic products. The so-called “microbeads” turn up in face scrubs, acne treatments and toothpaste. The particles are too fine to be caught in wastewater treatment plants, and the plastic bits can pollute lakes and rivers. A Continue reading

Illinois Woman Found Dead of Hypothermia Near Wamsutter

sweetwater-county-sheriff-3The body of a missing Illinois woman was found Wednesday in a remote area south of Wamsutter. Search crews from Sweetwater County Search & Rescue deployed Wednesday in the general area of Barrel Springs Draw, and discovered the body of 28-year-old Teresa Withers. The story began September 7th, when 28-year old Mitchell Wiley, Continue reading

Marijuana Trafficking Up Since Legalization

MARIJUANA-300A new report says the amount of Colorado marijuana being seized en route to other states through the U.S. mail is on the rise since 2010. The Rocky Mountain High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area says postal inspectors seized more than 493 pounds of pot from packages in 2013, up from 57 pounds in 2010, the year Continue reading

Routt County Men Charged With Drug Trafficking

ACET-300The All Crimes Enforcement Team, or ACET, has targeted two men in an investigation into shipping marijuana across state lines. 29-year old Geoffrey Guinn has turned himself in on a Routt County warrant, while 26-year old Alan Arce is expected to turn himself in soon. Guinn has been Continue reading

Illinois Woman Killed in Head-on Crash Near Redstone

fatal-300A 21-year-old Illinois woman died in a two-vehicle, head-on crash on Highway 133 north of Redstone on Saturday night. The names of all involved are being held pending notification Continue reading

State to Begin Issuing Driver’s Licenses to Illegal Immigrants Today

licenseColorado will begin issuing driver’s licenses and identification cards to immigrants who are in the country illegally or have temporary legal status.  The documents will start being issued today amid high demand. About Continue reading