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1 year 4 days ago

Animal attacks costing state big bucks

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) - The state agency in charge of managing Colorado's big game population is paying a heavy price for animal incidents. Colorado Parks and Wildlife paid over $1 million in compensation for big game incidents across the state in 2012. According to KREX-TV, Colorado Parks and Wildlife...

1 year 11 months ago

Colorado Springs man recovering after bear attack

Wildlife officials say a 50-year-old Colorado Springs man is recovering from non-life-threatening injuries after he was attacked by a black bear while camping near Lake San Cristobal in southwestern Colorado. Colorado Parks and Wildlife spokesman Mike Porras says the man was camping in a legal but undesignated area when he...

1 year 11 months ago

Arrest made in hammer attack

PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) - Police in Pueblo have arrested a man accused of hitting a 57-year-old woman on the head with a hammer and assaulting another man last week. The Pueblo Chieftain reports 41-year-old Bradley Kruse was arrested around 1 a.m. Monday. His bail has been set at $200,000. He...

1 year 11 months ago

Romney says attacks on business, taxes a diversion

WASHINGTON (AP) - Republican candidate Mitt Romney says attacks on business and taxes are just diversions from discussing issues and positions in the presidential race. Romney's personal taxes and his business activities have come under intense criticism from the campaign of President Barack Obama and its allies. In an interview...

1 year 11 months ago

Shark bite confirmed in Massachusetts

Massachusetts officials confirm it was a great white shark that attacked a swimmer off Cape Cod last week. The state Division of Marine Fisheries announced the determination Tuesday after speaking with the swimmer, examining his injuries and working with the curator of the International Shark Attack File at the Florida...

1 year 11 months ago

Israel says it had reports of impending attack

JERUSALEM (AP) - Israel's military spokesman says intelligence services had reports of an impending attack from Egypt and therefore were ready to thwart it. Masked gunmen killed 16 Egyptian soldiers at a checkpoint along the border with Gaza and Israel on Sunday, then burst through a security fence with cars...

2 years 4 months ago

Medical Diagnosis: Broken Heart

Most of us know how difficult it can be to get dumped or to lose a loved one, but now, doctors are saying you can actually die of a broken heart! The symptoms are similar to those of a heart attack: chest pains and painful breathing. One cardiologist says...

2 years 4 months ago

Boy attacked by cheetah in safari park

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) - A Dutch safari park says a cheetah attacked and lightly injured a 9-year-old boy who got out of a car in an enclosure full of African animals. Beekse Bergen Safari Park in the southern Netherlands says on its website the boy suffered a flesh wound...

2 years 5 months ago

Lawmakers husband suffers heart attack

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) - The husband of a Colorado lawmaker who was cleared last week of ethics charges has suffered a heart attack. According to the Grand Junction Daily Sentinel, Rep. Laura Bradford says she will be absent from the legislature until her husband, Linton Mathews, is well...

2 years 9 months ago

American NATO troops killed

Thirteen NATO troops have been killed when a suicide bomber attacked a NATO convoy. We now know they were all American. It happened early today when a suicide bomber rammed a van packed with explosives into a NATO convoy. Afghan officials had said earlier that four Afghans, including...

2 years 10 months ago

Mountain lion kills family dog

CARBONDALE, Colo. (AP) - Colorado wildlife officials are reminding residents to be alert in light of recent mountain lion attacks on animals. Colorado Parks and Wildlife says a mountain lion killed a Carbondale-area resident's dog near the Sunlight ski resort late Wednesday. Wildlife managers consider human safety or...

2 years 10 months ago

Possible attacks from al-qaida

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama's counterterrorism adviser says the administration is taking seriously the intelligence tip of a possible al-Qaida plot tied to the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks. The terror network has long sought to attack the U.S. again, and Obama adviser John Brennan says...

2 years 10 months ago

Two terror suspects may be US citizens

WASHINGTON (AP) - Government officials say at least two of the men suspected of being involved in a possible al-Qaida attack to coincide with the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks are believed to be U.S. citizens or have U.S. traveling documents. The officials say the information comes from...

2 years 11 months ago

Bombing in Baghdad injures 3 soldiers

A roadside bomb injured seven people including three soldiers Sunday in northern Baghdad. According to NBC news, Iraqi police said the bomb targeted civilians and exploded while people were passing by a checkpoint. Earlier in the week, around 70 people were killed when suicide bombers, car bombs and roadside...

2 years 11 months ago

Pigs versus pit bulls

It was a horrific scene at Venetucci Farm on Tuesday afternoon. Three pregnant pigs survived an attack by a pair of pit bulls. They were attacked around 4 p.m. Staff heard the pigs squealing from afar and came rushing to save the animals. The farm manager Patrick Hamilton says...

3 years 3 weeks ago

Anti-gay slurs precede a violent assault

Colorado Springs Police are investigating an assault on a group of people that occurred at around 3:30 am Saturday. Officers were dispatched to the Albertacos Restaurant at 4494 Austin Bluffs Parkway when calls to 911 described a violent attack on a group of people outside. Upon arrival, the suspects...

3 years 1 month ago

U.S. Pakistan relations improving

WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. and Pakistan are trying to repair their damaged relationship by forging a new joint intelligence team to go after top terrorism suspects. U.S. and Pakistani officials say the effort comes after Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton presented the Pakistanis with a list of...

3 years 3 months ago

Survivor brings awareness to sexual violence

The Statistics are alarming. Every two minutes someone in our country is sexually assaulted, according to the Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network. In Colorado, one in four women and one in 17 men are victims of sexual violence, according to the Colorado Coalition Against Sexual Assault. April is sexual...

3 years 9 months ago

Woman pleads not guilty in alleged art attack

A woman accused of destroying a controversial artwork in Colorado has pleaded not guilty. Kathleen Folden, a 56-year-old truck driver from Kalispell, Mont., entered her plea Friday in court in Fort Collins. She's charged with one count of criminal mischief, a felony which carries a penalty of between two...

3 years 10 months ago

Zucchini-wielding woman fends off bear

It's certainly not the first bear attack in western Montana, but it might be the strangest. Shortly after midnight Wednesday a woman living in the mountains near Frenchtown let her three dogs outside. One began barking. She opened the door and saw an adult black bear running toward one...

3 years 10 months ago

Ground Zero fire fighter remembers the fallen

As the names of 135 fallen firefighters and emergency medical personnel are read at the Fallen Firefighter Memorial Service, friends and family remember their fallen heroes. Perhaps none more than Lt. James Joyce, a New York City firefighter who experienced first hand the horrors of the September 11th attacks. "That...

3 years 10 months ago

White House condemns deadly attacks in Pakistan

The White House is condemning attacks in Pakistan that left dozens dead. White House press secretary Robert Gibbs says the timing of the violence makes the attacks "even more reprehensible," coming during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan and as Pakistan recovers from devastating floods. The Pakistani Taliban has taken...

3 years 10 months ago

Moose attacks toddler in Colorado

A toddler had to be airlifted to Children's Hospital in Denver after it was attacked by a moose. The little boy, about two-and-a-half years old, was playing on a beach at Grand Lake when the attack happened. Paramedics rushed the child to Granby Medical Center, then air lifted...

3 years 11 months ago

Some migraines linked to heart attack,stroke

New research suggests some migraine sufferers have a higher risk of dying from heart disease and stroke. The study from the University of Iceland followed over 18,000 men and women for 26 years. Researchers found those who had migraines with aura, or vision problems during their headaches, were at...

3 years 11 months ago

Pentagon takes aim at China cyber threat

The U.S. is warning about the Chinese military's use of civilian computer experts in clandestine cyber attacks repeatedly aimed at American companies and government agencies. The Pentagon says the People's Liberation Army is using "information warfare units" to develop viruses to attack enemy computer systems and networks. Those units...

3 years 11 months ago

Possible wildlife-baiting explored in bear mauling

State wildlife officials investigating a fatal grizzly bear attack outside Yellowstone National Park are looking into allegations that a photographer might have been baiting wildlife in the area. Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks Department spokesman Ron Aasheim told KTVQ-TV in Billings Tuesday that the agency is investigating the allegations....

4 years 6 days ago

Cops say woman threw bag of urine at them

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) - Police say a California woman tried to run over a man with her car, then hurled a bag of urine at arresting officers. Pasadena Lt. Chris Russ says 39-year-old Monica Avila was booked for investigation of attempted murder. Investigators say the brother of Avila's ex-boyfriend...

4 years 1 week ago

Colorado's Senate primary getting feisty

With just three weeks left before Colorado's primary elections and mail-in ballots already hitting mailboxes, the sleepy Democratic Senate primary is showing more life. Democratic Sen. Michael Bennet aired his first negative ad Tuesday against challenger Andrew Romanoff. The same day, Romanoff launched an attack at the incumbent. Romanoff...

4 years 1 week ago

Girl bitten by dog goes home

The little Colorado Springs girl bitten by a dog earlier this week is home. Little Meagan Garrow was released from the hospital Friday. Meagan was attacked by a neighborhood dog, her face badly damaged. She's had surgery, and will have to have more in the future, but Meagan's mom...

4 years 2 months ago

Official: NYC bomb suspect looked at other targets

A law enforcement official says the Times Square bomb suspect had considered bombing New York's Grand Central station or other targets before settling on Times Square. The official tells The Associated Press that Faisal Shahzad first considered Grand Central Terminal, Rockefeller Center and the World Financial Center in New...

4 years 3 months ago

Man loses nose in knife attack

An Oklahoma City man is recovering after his nose was cut off during a bizarre attack at a bar. The suspect, Adan Zapata, is charged with assault with a deadly weapon. Police say Zapata, the bar's manager, thought the victim and his friends were making too much noise. Zapata...

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