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Man dies after falling from 14er

ASPEN, Colo. (AP) - Rescue crews have recovered the body of a man who fell 200 to 300 feet while descending Capitol Peak west of Aspen, Colo. The Pitkin County sheriff's office says Ryan Joseph Palmer, of Vail, decided to climb down the north face of the peak Friday instead...

1 year 3 months ago

Margaret Thatcher Dies at 87

Britain's former Prime Minister and "Iron Lady" has died of a stroke at the age of 87. Margaret Thatcher was the Uk's first and only female prime minister and served from 1979 to 1990 as the leader of Britain's Conservative Party. Her former spokesman confirmed Monday morning that she...

1 year 7 months ago

Teen dies in head-on collision

A teen is dead after a crash on southbound I-25 early this morning. It happened just before 4:30 near mile marker 125. That's just south of Fountain. All lanes are now open. State Patrol reports a driver in a Toyota Camry was going northbound in the southbound...

1 year 10 months ago

Sage Stallone dies of natural causes

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Sylvester Stallone's son Sage died at age 36 from natural causes due to a heart condition, coroner's officials said Thursday. Sage Stallone's death on July 13 was attributed to a condition that causes blockage of the arteries, and no other factors were involved. It has been...

2 years 2 months ago

Inventor of TV Remote control dies

The inventor of the TV remote has died at age 96. Eugene Polley, died of natural causes on Sunday. His family says he passed away in a suburban Chicago hospital. Polley's Flash-Matic pointed a beam of light at photo cells in the corners of the television screen. Each...

2 years 5 months ago

6th person dies in avalanche

PAGOSA SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - A backcountry skier has died in an avalanche on Wolf Creek Pass. The victim Thursday was a first-year ski patroller at Keystone Ski Resort, about 200 miles away. The resort says the patroller was skiing on personal time. The victim's name wasn't immediately released. The...

2 years 7 months ago

Fort Collins tree trimmer dies

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) - Firefighters say a tree trimmer working in Fort Collins has died. Patrick Love of Poudre Fire Authority says rescuers found the man unconscious Tuesday afternoon in a tree, suspended from a safety harness about 40 feet off the ground. A branch may have hit...

2 years 9 months ago

Castle Rock woman dies from beating

A Castle Rock woman who was beaten by her boyfriend in September has died. Michelle Stella, 42, died Monday from injuries inflicted by Jason Melledy, 39, of Peyton. Melledy killed himself after beating Stella at a wedding in Gothenburg, Neb. Stella was recovering in her home when she...

2 years 11 months ago

Former CBS News vice president dies

MAUI, Hawaii (AP) - Former CBS News vice president Lane Venardos has passed away at the age of 67. A spokesman for CBS says Venardos died Friday after suffering a heart attack in his home in Maui, Hawaii. During his 30-year career with the network Venardos worked as executive producer...

2 years 11 months ago

Top 40 songwriter dies at 76

KITTERY, Maine (AP) - Gene McDaniels, a singer who became a star in the 1960s after several Top 40 hits and later a hit-making songwriter, has died in Maine. He was 76. Karen McDaniels told the Associated Press her husband died Friday at their home in Kittery after a...

2 years 11 months ago

Toddler dies after falling from 9th floor

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Police say an 11-month-old girl has died after falling from the window of a ninth-floor apartment in St. Paul. Anthony Parker was outside with his two young daughters at a playground below the 24-story high-rise Tuesday night and saw several children "leaning back and...

3 years 7 months ago

Leslie Nielsen dies at 84

Leslie Nielsen, who went from drama to inspired bumbling as a hapless doctor in "Airplane!" and the accident-prone detective Frank Drebin in the "Naked Gun" comedies, has died. He was 84. His agent John S. Kelly says Nielsen died Sunday at a hospital near his home in Ft. Lauderdale...

3 years 9 months ago

Dad kills 2 sons, wounds third

Authorities say a man shot his three teenage sons, two fatally, at their home in southern New Jersey before police killed him. Jason Laughlin, a spokesman for the Camden County Prosecutor's Office, says the shootings occurred late Thursday at the home in Pennsauken, a Camden suburb. Laughlin identified...

3 years 9 months ago

Entertainer Eddie Fisher dies at 82

Entertainer Eddie Fisher, whose singing career was overshadowed by scandals of his marriages to Debbie Reynolds and Elizabeth Taylor, has died. He was 82. His daughter, Tricia Leigh Fisher, said Fisher died Wednesday night of complications from hip surgery at a hospital in Berkeley, Calif. Fisher sold millions...

4 years 5 months ago

Man dies on Colorado ski lift

A North Carolina man has died after going into cardiac arrest on a ski lift in Colorado. The Summit County coroner says Christopher Harrison, 46, of Durham, N.C., was riding a chairlift alone Monday at Copper Mountain Resort when his head fell forward in the chair. The lift operator...

4 years 6 months ago

Infant dies on Colorado-bound plane

A 2-month-old boy has died after he stopped breathing on a United Airlines flight that made an emergency landing in Milwaukee. Milwaukee County sheriff's Sgt. Philip Wentzel said Thursday the infant was with his parents on a flight from Detroit to Denver Wednesday afternoon when he stopped breathing. Wentzel...

4 years 9 months ago

Fort Carson soldier dies in Afghanistan

For a second straight day, Fort Carson has announced the death of a soldier in Afghanistan. Pfc. William L. Meredith was killed Monday in Kandahar when his vehicle was attacked by a bomb. Pfc. Meredith served with 569th Engineer Company, 4th Engineer Battalion. He was originally from Virginia Beach....

4 years 10 months ago

Father of 'green' revolution dies at 95

Agricultural scientist Norman Borlaug, the father of the "green revolution" who won the Nobel Peace Prize for his role in combating world hunger and saving hundreds of millions of lives, died Saturday in Texas, a Texas A&M University spokeswoman said. He was 95. Borlaug died just before 11 p.m....

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