Wednesday, December 11, 2013
DENVER (AP) — Religious broadcaster James Dobson is suing the federal government over a requirement in the Affordable Care Act that his ministry must include the morning-after pill and other emergency contraception in its health insurance. Dobson's federal lawsuit says the requirement violates the religious beliefs of his Colorado Springs-based ministry.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Authorities say a motorist who got into a fight with people whose car crashed near Florence is suspected of later running down and killing one of them. The State Patrol said today that 21-year-old Jesse Plouvier of Canon City is facing charges of vehicular homicide after the hit-and-run incident early Sunday.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — The first family to finish rebuilding their home after the Black Forest Fire is moving back to the burn area this week. Today marks the six-month anniversary of the start of the wildfire near Colorado Springs. It became the state's most destructive, destroying nearly 500 houses and killing two people. The Gazette reports that work on dozens of other homes is continuing.
FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — Three northern Colorado towns tired of freight train horns blaring day and night are on a mission to change federal train safety policy so they can muffle warning blasts. Under pressure from Colorado's two Democratic senators and the towns of Fort Collins, Loveland and Windsor, the Federal Railroad Administration has agreed to hold hearings next year on the train-horn rule.