January 31, 2013 3:10 PM
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Lindsay Lohan is suing her former collaborators on a clothing line claiming she is owed more than $1.1 million. The lawsuit also seeks to regain control of trademarks associated with the actress' 6126 line of leggings and clothing. Lohan's fraud and trademark infringement case was filed... more »
September 25, 2012 7:25 PM
The U.S. seems to be a hot spot for international companies! We found out why many of them have their eyes on places like Pueblo. Out of all the international companies wanting to take root in the U.S., many of them are European.
"We really do believe that's partly... more »
August 20, 2012 1:20 PM
Apple takes the title of world's most valuable company ever!
Today its surging stock sky rocketed the company's value to $621 billion.
Apple has hit new highs recently due to excitement around what may be the impending launch of the iPhone 5 and possibly a smaller, cheaper iPad.
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June 7, 2012 8:40 PM
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) - Venezuela's Supreme Court has sided with women who have defective French-made breast implants, saying in a preliminary injunction that the cost of removing and replacing the implants should be paid by surgeons, hospitals and a company that imported them. The court announced in a statement Thursday... more »
November 27, 2011 2:24 PM
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) - A Western Slope company that disposes wastewater from oil and gas companies has filed for bankruptcy.
The Daily Sentinel reports De Beque-area Black Mountain Recycling filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy last month. The move came two weeks after a judge granted receivership to the... more »
November 23, 2010 1:58 PM
Pueblo City Council has approved $76.8 million dollar budget for 2011. City Manager Jerry Pacheco says in order to balance the budget, the city had to reduce personnel costs. This means 26 vacant full time positions will remain un-filled in the coming year. In related business, council members were at... more »
October 19, 2010 8:17 AM
BP's new chief executive has told the oil company's employees that their performance on safety issues will be the sole measure for awarding fourth-quarter bonuses.
Chief Executive Bob Dudley said in a statement to workers that this was intended to reinforce the message that the company's top priorities are... more »
October 13, 2010 8:45 AM
Lockheed Martin says it has agreed to sell its enterprise integration group to the private equity firm Veritas Capital for $815 million in cash.
Lockheed Martin, which is based in Bethesda, Maryland, announced its plan to sell the group in June along with the Pacific Architects and Engineers unit... more »
September 28, 2010 8:22 PM
Construction in underway on two new natural gas power plants near the Pueblo Memorial Airport. Black Hills Energy is spending more than $400 million to build the complex, which is located off of Pete Jimenez Parkway. On Tuesday, Pueblo County Commissioners approved an incentive agreement with the energy company. Black... more »
August 26, 2010 12:38 PM
Bechtel is seeking a paramedic to work at its Pueblo Chemical Depot project.
Paramedics provide emergency services to employees who become ill or suffer an injury at a project. They also assist the designated physician or senior medical professional in providing medical services on the project under project physician... more »
August 11, 2010 11:18 AM
Company job openings fell for the second straight month in June, a sign that hiring isn't likely to pick up in the coming months.
The Labor Department says job openings at businesses fell to 2.54 million from 2.6 million in May. Overall openings were unchanged, as government openings ticked... more »
July 20, 2010 12:40 PM
Vandals ripped BP's name from the awning of the Durango Arts Center in an apparent protest against the company.
Center Director Sheri Rochford Figgs says the nonprofit arts organization will have to replace the entire awning following the vandalism last week. The awning has the names of various donors... more »
July 12, 2010 8:12 AM
BP says it's ahead of schedule as underwater robots steadily assemble heavy metal pieces in what could be the most significant progress yet toward containing the Gulf oil spill.
BP is aiming for completion today of a new, tighter cap it hopes will allow the containment of all the... more »
June 14, 2010 2:26 PM
Tonight-June 14, city council is expected to vote on a deal that could bring a $450 million power complex to Pueblo. Last month the project almost came to a halt--but now it appears a compromise has been made. Black Hills Energy has selected Pueblo as its preferred site to build... more »
June 14, 2010 8:26 AM
An attorney for Joe Nacchio says the former Qwest CEO spent eight days in solitary confinement, had no visitors for six weeks and was denied his medication for days during his round trip from a prison camp in Pennsylvania to Denver for a court hearing.
Nacchio was convicted of... more »
June 7, 2010 2:55 PM
With Illinois still not paying its bills, a new company in the debt brokering business has seized on an opportunity to make money off the state's financial crisis. Georgia-based Alpharetta Industries is offering to help Illinois organizations that are owed money. The company will arrange to sell the debts to... more »
May 26, 2010 7:34 PM
Plans to build a $525 million dollar power complex in Pueblo has hit a roadblock. The sticking point, one sentence in a 24-page agreement. Now Black Hills Energy and some Pueblo City Council members are on opposite sides of the fence. It all comes down to something called a project... more »
May 21, 2010 11:24 AM
Aspen Skiing Co. is expanding who must wear helmets on its mountains.
Starting next season, its roughly 500 salaried employees must wear helmets while working on the slopes, and helmets will be required for ski school students ages 17 and younger, not just 13 and younger.
Terrain park... more »
March 16, 2010 5:31 PM
I just got back from the Board of Water Works meeting in Pueblo. Here's what happened: The board unanimously approved a contract to supply water to land near the airport, where Black Hills Energy wants to build two power plants. The contract runs for 20 years, with two 10 year... more »
March 16, 2010 1:06 PM
Here's what I'm working on today in Pueblo. Black Hills Energy is one step closer to building two power plants. At 2 o'clock this afternoon the Pueblo Board of Water Works will vote on a 40-year contract to supply water to the proposed site, which is located northwest of the... more »
February 22, 2010 5:50 PM
Federal prosecutors say a New Jersey pharmaceutical company has agreed to pay $3.5 million to settle allegations that it claimed its heart drug was eligible for Medicaid reimbursement.
The U.S. attorney's office in Boston said Monday that Eon Labs Inc., a subsidiary of Swiss company Novartis AG, submitted false... more »
February 11, 2010 3:37 PM
Western Union agreed to a $94 million settlement in a dispute with Arizona prosecutors that centers on the state's efforts to reduce the flow of immigrant and drug smuggling money through wire transfers.
The Arizona Attorney General's Office said Thursday that the Englewood, Colorado-based company will pay $7 million... more »
February 4, 2010 9:33 AM
South Carolina officials say a Colorado company will build a $68 million plant to make electric buses. The plant could have as many as 1,300 workers.
State Sen. David Thomas said Wednesday he hopes the Proterra LLC plant will lead to suppliers and related industries coming to South Carolina.... more »
January 29, 2010 10:07 AM
Toyota Motor Corp. says it has figured out how to fix a problem with sticking accelerator pedals and will update employees with details.
The company said in an e-mail to workers Thursday night that it presented a remedy to federal regulators.
The e-mail obtained by The Associated Press... more »
January 20, 2010 7:30 PM
Black Hills Energy says its moving forward with plans to build two natural gas plants in Pueblo. On Wednesday, the power company gave community leaders more specifics on the project. Black Hills has purchased equipment and is now finalizing construction plans. The plants will be located on ten acres of... more »
December 14, 2009 10:36 AM
The Supreme Court says it will decide how much privacy workers have when they send text messages from company accounts. The justices said Monday they will review a federal appeals court ruling that sided with Ontario, Calif., police officers who complained that the department improperly snooped on their electronic exchanges.... more »
November 18, 2009 8:22 AM
A Colorado company that has developed a process to convert wood to fuel is starting construction of what will eventually be a commercial-scale production plant.
Lakewood-based ZeaChem Inc. is working with Hazen Research of Golden to build the first units of its biofuels refinery. ZeaChem President and CEO Jim... more »
November 9, 2009 10:49 AM
Major stroller maker Maclaren is recalling 1 million umbrella strollers, due to a potential finger hazard for children. A side hinge mechanism poses a hazard to children's fingers when the umbrella stroller is being opened or closed, the company says. The fingers may be cut of amputated.
Maclaren is... more »
November 4, 2009 12:27 PM
One of the huge pine trees that surrounded Sieglinde Poegel's home of 42 years crashed through the roof and landed in her living room during the ice storm that crippled much of the Northeast last December.
"It sounded like I was in a war again. I lived through World... more »
October 21, 2009 1:22 PM
Boston Beer Co., maker of Samuel Adams, will team up with a venerable German brewery to jointly produce a new craft beer to be marketed in Germany and the U.S. next spring.
Boston Beer CEO Jim Koch and Josef Schraedler, managing director of Weihenstephan, told The Associated Press Wednesday... more »
October 12, 2009 5:03 PM
Officials say Lockheed Martin successfully launched a test flight vehicle over the weekend at New Mexico's spaceport. Spaceport officials say the brief flight Saturday was not publicized in advance because Lockheed Martin is testing "proprietary advanced launch technologies." The launch was overseen by UP Aerospace, the third launch this year... more »
October 6, 2009 1:50 PM
A Colorado-based company could be in the market for abandoned ethanol plants in Nebraska. Gevo Inc. of Englewood, Colo., would retrofit the plants to make an alternative fuel called biobutanol. A number of ethanol plants in Nebraska have either gone dormant or been abandoned mid-construction as the ethanol industry has... more »
October 1, 2009 4:56 PM
Black Hills Energy has announced plans to build a multi-million dollar power plant in Pueblo. However, the project is still in negotiations. The plant could cost between $425 to $515 million. It would be located near the airport in Pueblo's industrial park.
Black Hills Energy says the project could... more »
September 21, 2009 11:03 AM
British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline PLC is making major changes in its spending on training programs for doctors, fees paid to doctors for consulting, and even political contributions. The changes include immediate bans on all corporate political contributions and on using commercial medical education and communication companies to run programs teaching doctors... more »