How much access should the government have to Americans' phone calls and e-mails -- and should Congress and the public know how people are being monitored? Senator Mark Udall addressed these questions of surveillance in a lengthy floor speech yesterday, calling for better privacy protections and mor ... More >>
Since the passage of Amendment 64, which legalizes adult possession of an ounce or less of marijuana, have you been getting questions about how it will work? So have we. To help clear the foggy air, we've asked medical marijuana dispensary critic William Breathes to follow in the footsteps of the OC ... More >>
Video below.Booze and the airline industry aren't good mixers. But that apparently didn't stop an air traffic controller at the Denver Air Route Traffic Control Center in Longmont, aka the Denver Center, from going to work with alcohol in his system -- putting him in the same club with two Co ... More >>
Heymsfield.Why is snow so common at Denver International Airport? A new study led by Andrew Heymsfield, a cloud physicist at Boulder's National Center for Atmospheric Research, and published in the journal Science suggests that planes can inadvertently seed clouds under the right conditions, ... More >>
In late 2009, United pilot Erwin Washington was arrested for flying drunk -- and if this seemed like an isolated incident then, it doesn't now. That's because United Express' Aaron Cope has just been indicted for doing likewise a month after Washington.
Full-sized photos below.CSU Rams fans tailgating in advance of Saturday's Invesco Field game against the CU Buffs should keep their eyes on the sky. Because between 10 a.m. and 11 a.m., a plane is scheduled to fly past pulling a banner reading, "CU Sucks! Go Rams!"
The plane will be carrying ... More >>
Full-sized photos below.Photos of a plane crash near Rollins Pass underscore the challenge facing Gilpin County Sheriff's Office personnel today. The single-engine craft went down in a heavily wooded area, and the vehicle itself is so mangled that, at this point, authorities have no idea abou ... More >>
Ken and Carol Marcoux's Prius (as seen in 9News coverage) has had better days.Be honest: If you'd just hit a car as you landed your plane, what's the first thing you'd do?
Run, probably -- which is exactly what 67-year-old Joe Curtis did.
According to Boulder County Sheriff's Office spokesm ... More >>
DIA today: many teepees but no reservations.
Press reports about Denver International Airport in the late 1990s included lots of optimistic forecasting about the arrival of a luxury hotel at the airport's doorstep by, oh, no later than 2002 or so. More than a decade later, that hotel still d ... More >>
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You might be second-guessing that vacation to Mexico now after hearing that most U.S. airlines have suspended flights to the country during May and June in the wake of the pig-flu shitstorm. United canceled all of them leaving from Colorado . But don't send that week of margaritas, J ... More >>
Regional airports had high hopes when DIA said it wasn't interested in private avaiation. But guess what? DIA changed its mind. Again. Gorilla tactics as dia makes a grab for private planes, regional airports bail out of their expansion plans.