Video: Barringer sets course record at Shootout

BOULDER, Colo. — University of Colorado senior Jenny Barringer, the American record-holder in the 3,000 meter steeplechase, broke the school’s home course record on Saturday in her final home race as a collegiate athlete. For Colorado’s men’s team, senior Kenyon Neuman won in 24 minutes, 51 seconds to tie for the 11th fastest time in course history.

High-speed chase ends in crash near 16th Street Mall

DENVER — A high-speed chase through downtown Denver early Sunday morning ended when the driver of the fleeing vehicle wrapped it around a traffic signal pole, sending the four people in the car to the hospital, authorities say.

Forest rangers alter warning to hikers

DENVER — U.S. Forest Service officials apologized again Tuesday for what they called “regrettable references” about Latinos during a news conference last month.

Video: U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet on health care reform

FRISCO, Colo. — Democratic Sen. Michael Bennet swung through the western slope on Friday, pitching President Barack Obama’s health care plan to Coloradans. He spoke to packed town halls in Frisco and Edwards before heading to Grand Junction for Obama’s speech on Saturday.

Video: Lance Armstrong ends Weins’ 6-year Leadville reign

LEADVILLE, Colo. — Seven-time Tour de France champion Lance Armstrong defeated Gunnison, Colo., native David Wiens in the Leadville Trail 100 Mountain Bike Race. Armstrong’s victory — a course record — snapped Wiens’ streak of six consecutive titles.

Hacker attack irks Colorado Twitter users

DENVER — Coordinated Internet attacks on Twitter, Facebook and other social networking websites shut down and slowed the services to a crawl Thursday, leaving local social media aficionados unable to conduct business, converse with friends and contacts or check news, even late into the evening.

Video: Denver’s 2009 Underground Music Showcase

DENVER — The 2009 Underground Music Showcase featured more than 200 local bands, inlcuding Everything Absent or Distorted, a group playing its final outdoor concert together and penultimate show.

Car smashes into pole at 14th and Pearl

DENVER — A woman is in serious but stable condition tonight after her car careened into a curb near 14th Avenue and Pearl Street, then smashed into a traffic signal pole and spun into oncoming traffic.