The storm disrupted power, shut down schools and closed highways with dangerous slush. The weather caused dozens of accidents along the Front Range, from Colorado Springs through Denver. For much of the morning, Interstate 25 was closed at the Colorado-New Mexico line because of poor conditions on Raton Pass.
The power went out at the Black Diamond casino in Cripple Creek, where a foot of snow fell by midmorning. Many school districts in the Colorado Springs area are closed because of the weather.
Here are some snow totals as of midday today:
Blende 2 inches
Florissant 9 inches
Black Forest 10 inches
Monument 11 inches
Divide 12 inches
NE El Paso County 15 inches
Nathrop 16 inches
Rosita 18 inches
Coaldale 18 inches
Walsenburg 20 inches
Aguilar 27 inches
La Veta 27 inches
Cuchara 36 inches
Tune in to KKTV 11 News for the latest snow totals and weather conditions.
Staff Sergeant Richard Eaton Junior was assigned to the Third Armored Calvary Regiment based at Fort Carson. He received several intravenous applications of fluids after a 24-hour firefight in 110-degree weather, then was sent back to his barracks the night of August 9th.
The Army counterintelligence analyst was found dead the next morning. Eaton's father says the Army mixed up his son's medical records and failed to monitor him while he received the intravenous fluids.
A combat stress nurse, Belarde has spent the past 18 months providing mental health assistance to soldiers returning from Afghanistan and Iraq. She's is a nurse on the forensics unit at the Colorado Mental Health Institute at Pueblo.
But with deployment looming in about six weeks, she's spending as much time as possible with her husband, her children, her grandchildren and siblings. She and the rest of the 1835th Medical Detachment based in Denver will be deployed for a minimum of 18 months.
The panel met in Broomfield this morning and heard from parents like Patty Klopfenstein. Her son, Joel, is a tight end with the Buffaloes. She says allegations against a few players have affected everyone associated with the team.
Other parents say their sons have been harassed, and received death threats and hate mail.
The special panel appointed by the Board of Regents is looking into allegations that sex and alcohol were used to entice football recruits. The panel has until mid-May to issue a report.
The Toronto-based electronics manufacturer has operations in Europe, the Americas and Asia. It employs 38,000 people, including 600 in Fort Collins. It's not clear how many of the cuts will occur in Colorado.
Company spokeswoman Pam Jones says most of the reductions will take place in the Americas and Europe. The locations will be announced as restructuring plans are
Celestica posted a net loss of $8.2 million in the first quarter, the company's fifth consecutive losing quarter.
Jordan examined many of the victims and says they suffered multiple traumas, including crushed chests and decapitation. Jurors were stoic during the testimony and Nichols showed no emotion, but some family members attending the trial were noticeably upset.
Nichols is already serving a life prison term after being convicted on federal charges in Denver. He's now charged with 161 state counts of first-degree murder. Prosecutors are seeking the death penalty.
Mobley testified yesterday that allergies -- not excessive drinking -- may have caused his eyes to be bloodshot when he was pulled over in December 2002. His wife also testified that her husband was not drunk before he was stopped for speeding in Parker that same night.
A blood technician testified that Mobley's blood alcohol level was above legal limits. Officers also previously testified that Mobley flunked a roadside sobriety test.
Mobley faces possible suspension from the NFL if convicted.
The seasonally adjusted jobless rate was 4.9% in March, down from 5.5% in February and 6.1% in March of last year. The national rate rose by .10 of a point to 5.7%.
More people were working in 9 of the 11 industry sectors, putting the overall non-agriculture work force at 2.13 million. That's up more than 15,000 jobs from February in
unseasonally adjusted figures.
Former investor relations director Karen Chrosniak testified she instructed an accounting employee to make changes to subscriber data “that were not accurate.” Her statements came during questioning by the attorney for former executive vice president Michael Rigas.
O'Brien tried to distance his client from testimony Chrosniak gave last week: that she inflated the company's subscriber data for quarterly press releases at the direction of two former executives. Michael Rigas and Timothy Rigas are on trial in New York with
their father, Adelphia founder John Rigas.
Adelphia is now based in Greenwood Village, Colorado.
Colorado Lottery officials say 25 people matched four numbers to win the $200 second prize. Another 615 people matched three numbers to win $10 each. More than 5,800 hundred tickets matched two of the five numbers to win $1 apiece. Drawings are held nightly except Sunday.