Weed vending machines pop up in Colorado

Coloradans who are concerned about the coronavirus pandemic can now purchase marijuana through a contactless weed vending machine at certain dispensaries.

Car drives through crowd, protester shot in Colorado

AURORA, Colo. — A car drove through a crowd and a protester was shot in the suburban Denver suburb of Aurora during demonstrations against racial injustice.The Aurora Police Department said on Twitter that protesters were walking on Interstate 225 Saturday when a vehicle drove through.Police said a protester fired a weapon, striking at least one person who was taken to a hospital in stable condition.Authorities said the vehicle was towed and they are investigating.

Colorado school gunman gets life with possibility of parole

DENVER -- A teen who told authorities that he launched a fatal shooting attack on his suburban Denver school last year because he wanted them to experience trauma like that he had experienced was sentenced on Friday to life in prison with the possibility of parole after about two decades behind bars.Alec McKinney apologized to the parents of Kendrick Castillo, who was killed as he tried to stop the attack at STEM School Highlands Ranch, and to the other students wounded as well as traumatized by the attack.“I will never repeat these actions ever again because the harm I caused is truly too much for anyone to bear,” he said as he seemed to choke back tears and his voice cracked.McKinney, 17, is the younger of the two students charged in the May 7, 2019, shooting.