Megan Verlee

Colorado Public Radio

Megan Verlee is a reporter at Colorado Public Radio

Megan Verlee appears in the following:

Colorado: The Purple State Every 2016 Candidate Wants

Monday, August 24, 2015

When it comes to politics, Colorado is as unpredictable as the river that bears its name.


Aurora Theater Shooter James Holmes Sentenced To Life In Prison

Friday, August 07, 2015

A jury in Colorado had been weighing whether he'd get the death penalty after finding him guilty of first-degree murder last month. Twelve people were killed and 70 injured in the 2012 attack.


Aurora, Colo., Theater Shooter Found Guilty Of First-Degree Murder

Thursday, July 16, 2015

Jurors convicted James Holmes in the 2012 attack on a movie theater that left 12 people dead and dozens wounded. They must now decide whether he should be executed or sentenced to life in prison.


Verdict Reached In Aurora, Colo., Theater Shooting

Thursday, July 16, 2015

The jury has reached a verdict in the trial of James Holmes, who opened fire on a packed movie theater in Aurora, Colo., in 2012.


Employees May Be Fired For Marijuana Use, Colorado Supreme Court Rules

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

The state's high court ruled that even if a doctor prescribes marijuana, the patient may be fired for smoking pot off the job. The case was filed by a man who smokes marijuana to control seizures.


Colorado Debates Whether IUDs Are Contraception Or Abortion

Thursday, March 05, 2015

A Colorado program has allowed more than 30,000 women to get long-term contraception for free, lowering teen birth and abortion rates. Now lawmakers have to decide if it can qualify for state funding.


For Colorado's Undocumented, The Wait At The DMV Just Got Longer

Sunday, February 01, 2015

Last year, the state became the 10th to offer driver's licenses to undocumented immigrants. This year, Colorado Republicans made it virtually impossible for those immigrants to get a slot at the DMV.


American Icons: Buffalo Bill's Wild West

Thursday, January 29, 2015

William F. Cody’s stage show presented a new creation myth for America, bringing cowboys, Indians, settlers, and sharpshooters to audiences.

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150 Years Later, A Formal Apology For The Sand Creek Massacre

Monday, December 15, 2014

The Sand Creek Massacre of December 1864 left nearly 200 people dead. Now, hundreds of Cheyenne and Arapaho are returning to the Colorado site to mark the 150th anniversary of the tragedy.


LAPD Chief Has Lessons To Share About Department's Past 'Ghosts'

Monday, December 15, 2014

Cities looking to reform their troubled police forces might have a template to turn to in Los Angeles. The LAPD has come a long way in 20 years, and Chief Charlie Beck wants to share lessons learned.


In Colo., An Effort To Ease Court Confusion Over Same-Sex Marriage

Monday, July 28, 2014

The Colorado attorney general has asked the state's Supreme Court to stop same-sex marriages.


Gangs Scrutinized After Colo. Correction Chief's Murder

Monday, April 22, 2013

Investigators trying to unravel the murder of Colorado corrections chief Tom Clements seem to find many of the threads leading back to the 211 Crew. That's a white supremacist gang in...


Colo. Prison Head Gunned Down At His Home

Thursday, March 21, 2013

The head of Colorado's state prison system was shot and killed this week when he answered the front door at his home in Monument. The incident happened just hours before Colorado's go...


American Icons: Buffalo Bill's Wild West

Friday, July 15, 2011

He was the most famous American in the world – a showman and spin artist who parlayed a buffalo-hunting gig into an entertainment empire. William F. Cody’s stage show presented a ne...

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Monday, October 27, 2008

The Takeaway is looking at the choices going before voters on Election Day. Today, The Takeaway speaks with a reporter from South Dakota where a comprehensive abortion ban is on the b...