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1 year 2 months ago

Fremont County deputies arrested Pueblo escapee

CANON CITY - Deputies with the Fremont County Sheriff's office arrested their "most wanted" fugitive Tuesday. Matthew Lee Boyd, 36, escaped from a community corrections facilty in Pueblo last Thursday. The sheriff's office say Boyd had a history of assaulting officers and was known to carry several knives with...

1 year 3 months ago

Three escape Pueblo mobile home fire

Pueblo Firefighters said three people were home when a trailer caught fire around 5:00am in the 2000 block of Belmont Avenue. One of the residents tried to put out the fire with an extinguisher but it didn't work. All three did make it out of the home safely. Firefighters...

1 year 5 months ago

27 inmates break out from Brazilian prison

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Authorities say 27 inmates escaped from a Brazilian penitentiary crawling through the sewage system. An official at Rio de Janeiro state's Bangu prison complex told media that 31 prisoners attempted the break on Sunday. Within hours four were recaptured still inside the sewage system. It...

2 years 10 months ago

Antelope escapes New York Zoo

NEW YORK (AP) - An exotic antelope has briefly tasted freedom after escaping its enclosure at a New York City zoo. The kudu, a species of African antelope, was spotted by a photographer Sunday. The photographer, Andrew Lichtenstein, tells the Daily News that the animal was sticking to an...

3 years 4 weeks ago

CO hit-and-run driver tried to swim away

LONGMONT, Colo. (AP) - Police say a woman suspected of causing a fatal crash in Longmont Saturday fled the scene on foot and then tried to swim away from authorities in a nearby lake. Colorado State Patrol believes 32-year-old Lisa Norton is to blame for a head-on collision Saturday...

3 years 5 months ago

Update: Mother, twins escape house fire

A mother and her 4-year-old twins survived an intense house fire in Pueblo County this morning. Firefighters say they escaped through a window before the home was destroyed. "We were able to see visible smoke and actually fire from western Pueblo when we responded initially," said Master Deputy Dylan...

3 years 10 months ago

Prison official refuses to discuss inmate escape

The head of Colorado's prison system has declined to tell Sterling residents exactly how an inmate escaped from a nearby maximum security prison. Ari Zavaras, director of prisons for the Colorado Department of Corrections, told a town meeting Tuesday that Douglas Alward gathered materials inside the prison that helped...

3 years 11 months ago

Arizona fugitives appear in court

ST. JOHNS, Ariz. (AP) - Two Arizona fugitives who were captured after a three-week manhunt appeared in court Friday, where their bond was set at $1 million each. John McCluskey and Casslyn Welch, his cousin and fiancee, were two of the most wanted fugitives in America before their capture Thursday...

3 years 11 months ago

Jail escapee sought in northeast Colorado

Authorities are searching for an inmate who escaped from the Logan County Detention Center in Sterling. The sheriff's office says 36-year-old Joel Elias Ocanas failed to return from work release Tuesday. An arrest warrant has been issued for his arrest. Authorities say Ocanas was being held on charges of...

3 years 11 months ago

Escape reported at Sterling jail

STERLING, Colo. (AP) - Authorities are searching for an inmate who escaped from the Logan County Detention Center in Sterling. The sheriff's office says 36-year-old Joel Elias Ocanas failed to return from work release Tuesday. An arrest warrant has been issued for his arrest. Authorities say Ocanas was being...

4 years 1 day ago

Colorado escapee caught in New Mexico Friday

New Mexico authorities caught the second of two escaped Colorado jail inmates Friday, less than a day after police officers fatally shot the other in northern New Mexico. A New Mexico Department of Public Safety spokesman, Peter Olson, says 24-year-old Jason Snow was found hiding in an outhouse about...

4 years 2 days ago

Cows escape on way to slaughterhouse

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) - Police say 12 cows being driven to the slaughterhouse made a break for freedom when the truck that was transporting them overturned in west Michigan. Police say the bovine escapees hoofed it over highway guardrails, forced traffic detours and caused at least one accident....

4 years 1 week ago

Aspen escapee faces more jail time

A man who authorities say ran from an Aspen courthouse after he was sentenced to 3 years in prison is now facing the possibility of 51 years in jail. Authorities say sheriff's deputies arrested 45-year-old Warren C. Carter minutes later outside an art gallery Monday. He had just been sentenced...

4 years 2 months ago

Tips to survive a house fire

Fire, Fire, Get out! The words you never hope to have to hear or say--but if you were caught in a fire could you survive? "Tragically about 80% of the fire deaths in this country happen in a person's home," said Pueblo Fire Chief Chris Riley. The good news is...

4 years 6 months ago

Colorado lawmakers introduce dozens of bills

Colorado lawmakers have introduced dozens of new bills on the first day of their 120-day session. Among the proposals introduced Wednesday are bills that would allow police to confiscate handicapped parking placards that are being misused and barring phone companies from delivering phone directories unless customers request one. Another would...

4 years 8 months ago

Wildlife officer loses gator at show and tell

Officials say a Florida Panhandle Fish and Wildlife officer lost a 5-foot alligator after bringing it to his daughter's school for show and tell. Searchers scoured a wooded area surrounding the school Friday afternoon. The alligator jumped out of the man's vehicle Friday morning. The animal's mouth was taped....

4 years 9 months ago

1,400-pound bull drags officers down NJ street

Police say a 1,400-pound bull that escaped from a northern New Jersey slaughterhouse dragged officers with a lasso down a street and ran 10 blocks before being captured and sedated. Chief John DeCando, spokesman for Paterson Police's animal control division, says the bull was being unloaded at ENA Meat Packing...

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