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2 years 8 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...

3 years 2 months ago

Police: Prison worker says he drank before crash

AURORA, Colo. (AP) - Police say a Colorado Department of Corrections employee told them he was drinking and taking painkillers hours before a car crash involving a family of three in Aurora. Aurora police spokesman Lt. Chuck DeShazer says 38-year-old Jason Ulrich could be charged with vehicular assault if alcohol...

3 years 3 months ago

Air traffic controller could have been drunk on job

LONGMONT, Colo. (AP) - The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating allegations that a Colorado air traffic controller was drunk while controlling live air traffic. According to KMGH-TV, officials tested a veteran air traffic controller for alcohol earlier this month while he was on duty and his blood alcohol content...

4 years 1 month ago

Trooper pleads guilty to driving drunk

CASTLE ROCK, Colo. (AP) - A Colorado State trooper has pleaded guilty to driving drunk while on duty and has been sentenced to 10 days in jail. David Dolan also pleaded guilty Monday in Douglas County Court in Castle Rock to prohibited use of a weapon. The 48-year-old trooper...

4 years 1 month ago

Traffic fatalities down over summer in Colorado

Preliminary data from the Colorado Department of Transportation shows a 5 percent decrease in the number of alcohol-related fatalities this year between Memorial Day and Labor Day weekends. CDOT reports 47 people were killed this summer in alcohol-related crashes, compared to 55 last summer. DUI arrests were also down 12...

4 years 2 months ago

Springs Police go after impaired drivers

The Colorado Springs Police Department will join with other law enforcement agencies throughout the country to crackdown on those who drive while impaired. The initial push will happen from August 20 through September 6. Offenders are most often in the 21 to 24 age group. "All too often, innocent,...

4 years 3 months ago

Tougher DUI law now in effect

A new law is now in effect in Colorado which increases penalties for repeat DUI offenders. It requires a minimum of 10 days in jail for a second DUI offense and 60 days in jail for a third and subsequent DUI offenses. Repeat DUI offenders also face a longer probation...

4 years 5 months ago

Free cab rides cap Cinco de Mayo

When too much tequila starts to take its toll on Cinco de Mayo, you can take advantage of a free ride home from Yellow Cab. The offer is good Wednesday night from 7 p.m. to 3 a.m. in Colorado Springs. Those who have an unsteady hand can call 777-7777 and...

4 years 8 months ago

Fired, drunk pilot reaches settlement

A pilots union and Frontier Airlines have reached a settlement in a lawsuit for a pilot who was fired after an alcohol test came back positive. The Frontier Airlines Pilots Association and Frontier Airlines, Inc. filed court documents in Denver federal court this week that said they had reached...

5 years 5 days ago

Man pleads guilty to DWI in La-Z-Boy

A Minnesota man has pleaded guilty to driving his motorized La-Z-Boy chair while drunk. A criminal complaint said 62-year-old Dennis LeRoy Anderson told police he left a bar in the northern Minnesota town of Proctor on his chair after drinking eight or nine beers. Prosecutors say Anderson's blood...

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