ASPEN (AP) – Police are looking for a Texas man they say stole nearly $6,000 of top-shelf liquor from stores in the Aspen area. Snowmass Village Police say the man dressed as a construction worker on Tuesday slipped Johnny Walker Blue, Don Perignon champagne, wine and other spirits into his baggy clothes. Police call the man a “true pro” who gregariously chatted with staff before the thefts.
FORT COLLINS (AP) – The USA Pro Challenge is looking for new sponsors after the bike race’s main backers have stepped aside. Last week, the Schaden family announced they would step down as financial backers of the race. Race officials are hoping to attract a large pool of investors instead of one, big title sponsor.
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) – Officials say a student who was fatally shot at Northern Arizona University was from Colorado. Douglas County Schools say that Colin Brough, who was killed in the shooting that wounded three others early today, graduated from Castle View High School in Castle Rock in 2013. Authorities say the shooting erupted in a confrontation between two student groups.
DENVER (AP) – The Environmental Protection Agency says a contractor inadvertently released about 2,000 gallons of sediment-bearing water into a creek from a pond at a western Colorado Superfund site. EPA spokeswoman Laura Jenkins says the water had been treated but she didn’t yet know whether any contaminants remained. The pond is at the inactive Standard Mine.