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DENVER | Colorado VA hospital plagued by delays, high costs to open

DENVER — It’s more than $1 billion over budget and five years behind schedule, but an elaborate new veterans hospital is finally ready to open in suburban Denver with the promise of state-of-the-art medical care. The $1.7 billion Rocky Mountain Regional VA Medical Center made it through nearly a decade of management blunders, legal battles, … Continue reading DENVER | Colorado VA hospital plagued by delays, high costs to open

DENVER | US coal ash pollution rules eased after industry balks

DENVER — The Trump administration is easing rules for handling toxic coal ash from more than 400 coal-fired power plants across the U.S. after utilities objected to regulations adopted under former President Barack Obama. Environmental Protection Agency acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler said Wednesday the changes will save utilities roughly $30 million annually. Documents show most … Continue reading DENVER | US coal ash pollution rules eased after industry balks

Colorado News: Metro Denver Man, Daniel B. Rudden Charged With Wire Fraud After Implementing A Ponzi Scheme

DENVER, Co. – Daniel B. Rudden, age 71, of Denver, Colorado, was charged by criminal complaint with one count of Wire Fraud after implementing a multi-million dollar Ponzi scheme, U.S. Attorney Bob Troyer and FBI Denver Division Special Agent in Charge Calvin Shivers announced.  Rudden appeared yesterday at the hearing pursuant to an arrest warrant and … Continue reading Colorado News: Metro Denver Man, Daniel B. Rudden Charged With Wire Fraud After Implementing A Ponzi Scheme

Colorado News: Denver Business Owner, Christopher Paul Kelly, Sentenced For Tax Evasion

DENVER, Co. – Christopher Paul Kelly, age 52, of Colorado Springs, Colorado was sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge William J. Martinez to serve 20 months in federal prison, followed by 3 years of supervised release for tax evasion, announced United States Attorney Bob Troyer and IRS – Criminal Investigation Special Agent in Charge Steven … Continue reading Colorado News: Denver Business Owner, Christopher Paul Kelly, Sentenced For Tax Evasion

Colorado News: Denver Man, Richard Canada Sentenced to 10 Years In Federal Prison For Bank Robbery

Defendant robbed three banks in the Metro Denver area DENVER ,CO. – Richard Canada, age 67, of Denver, Colorado, was sentenced by Chief U.S. District Court Judge Marcia S. Krieger to serve 120 months (10 years) in federal prison after earlier pleading guilty to three counts of bank robbery, announced U.S. Attorney Bob Troyer and FBI … Continue reading Colorado News: Denver Man, Richard Canada Sentenced to 10 Years In Federal Prison For Bank Robbery

DENVER | Growing wildfires in US West mean more red on July 4

DENVER — Large wildfires grew across the American West on Wednesday, keeping thousands of people out of their homes for the July 4 holiday and forcing some strict bans on fireworks to prevent new fires from igniting in the hot, dry region. The National Interagency Fire Center on Wednesday reported more than 60 large, active … Continue reading DENVER | Growing wildfires in US West mean more red on July 4

Colorado News: Mayors Form First-of-its-Kind Coalition to Push for Marijuana Regulation Reform in Congress

BOSTON, MA – With an increasing amount of states and local governments taking their first steps into the new frontier of legalized marijuana, governments need Federal marijuana regulatory reforms in order to safely and thoughtfully implement the will of their voters. At the 86th annual meeting of the U.S. Conference of Mayors in Boston, Mayor … Continue reading Colorado News: Mayors Form First-of-its-Kind Coalition to Push for Marijuana Regulation Reform in Congress

Colorado News: DENVER,Great Western Drilling Corporation,United States Recovers $600,000 in Federal Natural Gas Royalty False Claims Act Settlement

DENVER,Colorado – The United States Attorney for the District of Colorado, Bob Troyer, today announces the recovery of $600,000 as settlement of allegations that Great Western Drilling Corporation (“GWD”) violated the federal False Claims Act by failing to pay money owed on natural gas produced from federal leases located in New Mexico. Congress has authorized … Continue reading Colorado News: DENVER,Great Western Drilling Corporation,United States Recovers $600,000 in Federal Natural Gas Royalty False Claims Act Settlement