CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) - An attorney for a woman accused of providing the weapon used to kill Colorado prisons chief Tom Clements says parolee Evan Ebel forced her to turn over the gun. Stevie Marie Anne Vigil pleaded not guilty today to a charge of buying a handgun and giving it to Ebel, who died days later in a shootout with officers in Texas. The 22-year-old's trial is scheduled for Aug. 12.
GREELEY, Colo. (AP) - Weld County residents are marking the fifth anniversary of a tornado that devastated the town of Windsor. The May 22, 2008 tornado killed one man, destroyed 78 homes and damaged as many as 3,000 along its 39-mile path. The EF3 tornado produced winds over 165 mph. Insurers say it was the most expensive twister in Colorado's history, causing $207 million in insured losses.
FRISCO, Colo. (AP) - CDOT officials are now working on their next move to maximize the capacity of the Interstate-70 mountain corridor. A new peak-period shoulder lane will use the asphalt outside the existing highway lanes to create a reversible third lane that can be used to help improve traffic in either direction from U.S. 40 to the Twin Tunnels near Idaho Springs.
DENVER (AP) - Avalanche fans are talking about the possibility of Hall of Fame goalie Patrick Roy (WAH) becoming the next coach of the Colorado team. Roy's younger brother, Stephane Roy, posted a Facebook note late last night saying his brother would be the new coach. The team remains silent on the report, saying in an email to The Associated Press today that the Avs, "won't comment on any speculation on this issue."
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