CO Woman Accused of Embezzling $10,000, Spending It On Psychic Hotlines

A Steamboat Springs, Colorado woman has been charged with felony theft and “unauthorized use of a financial device” for allegedly embezzling more than $23,000 from her employer. Jamie Hart, who worked for an excavation company, is accused of spending $10,000 of the money on calls to psychic hotlines. Many, many calls… » 5/22/15 4:30pm 5/22/15 4:30pm

Colorado Republicans Refuse to Fund Free IUDs for Teens

Hey, remember that subsidized-IUDs-for-teens program in Colorado? The one that many credit with dramatically reducing the teen pregnancy rate? Well, an attempt to get it state funding just bit the dust in a Republican-controlled state legislature committee. Of course! Because who gives a shit about actually reducing… » 5/08/15 1:10pm 5/08/15 1:10pm

Kid Blows Up Used Condom Thinking It's a Balloon, Has to Get Tested 

An eight-year-old kid in Colorado thought he found a balloon on his school’s playground and did what any kid would instinctively do: put it in his mouth to blow up and play with. The child’s newfound treasure ended up being a used condom, probably littered by a couple of careless, horny hoodlums who decided to bone… » 4/22/15 11:30pm 4/22/15 11:30pm

North Dakota & Colorado Protect Abortion Access, Tennessee Trashes It

In the midst of Tuesday night's many and layered disappointments, at least we have this: both North Dakota and Colorado voters decided overwhelmingly to reject "personhood" measures, nakedly obvious attempts to outlaw abortion by conferring new rights on fetuses. But at the same time, because nothing good came out of… » 11/05/14 9:30am 11/05/14 9:30am

​Ballot Measures in These Three States Aim To Criminalize Abortion

Another election, another attempt to strip women of their autonomy over their own body in favor of an unborn fetus that may have been conceived through rape or incest and may actually be harmful to the woman's health. Every election, anti-abortion restrictions find their way onto the ballot in some state—this year,… » 10/05/14 1:25pm 10/05/14 1:25pm

​Colorado School Board Attempts to Censor History Because Patriotism

For three straight days, high school students from multiple schools in Jefferson County, Colorado, have staged walkouts in protest of an ongoing attempt by the JeffCo school board to change the curriculum of American history courses, removing political dissent and instead promoting patriotism and respect for authority. » 9/24/14 3:40pm 9/24/14 3:40pm