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1 year 9 months ago

Shots fired at officer

Police continue to investigate near Weber and St. Vrain after shots were fired at officers. Colorado Springs Police tell News 5 they were called to a possible burglary. When they arrived on scene there was a chase. Police tell us suspects fired at officers. No injuries were reported....

2 years 5 months ago

911 operator fired after caller shot

DENVER (AP) - A Denver 911 operator who told victims of a road rage incident to wait for officers back at the scene, where one was then fatally shot, has been fired. Police say the operator received a call in April from passengers in a vehicle reporting that people in...

2 years 6 months ago

UPDATE: Men identified in Springs police chase

Police have identified the three men arrested in this morning's shoot-out and high-speed chase as Travis Broadway, 21, Michael Peyton, 20, and Parice Daily, 23. All three face charges of attempted murder of a police officr, attempted robbery, and felony vehicular eluding. CSPD chased the men for more than...

2 years 11 months ago

Possible shots fired at White House

WASHINGTON (AP) - Authorities are investigating a report that gunshots were fired in the vicinity of The White House. Sgt. David Schlosser of the U.S. Park Police said Friday evening that the agency received a report of shots fired near 16th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW, between The White...

3 years 2 months ago

Federal Government suing Taco Bell after being fired

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) - The federal government is suing a North Carolina Taco Bell franchisee, claiming the company fired an employee whose religious beliefs prohibit him from cutting his hair. In the lawsuit filed Thursday, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission claims Family Foods Inc. illegally fired Christopher Abbey from...

3 years 4 months ago

Denver Police Officer Fired

DENVER (AP) - Another Denver police officer has been fired after he was accused of mishandling an investigation involving a pregnant woman hit by a hit-and-run driver. The Denver Post reported Wednesday that Detective Jay Estrada was fired for allegedly failing to actively investigate the traffic accident. Laura Gorham...

3 years 5 months ago

Church revokes speaking invite for Churchill

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) - A Grand Junction church that invited fired University of Colorado professor Ward Churchill to speak on Memorial Day has withdrawn its invitation. The (Grand Junction) Sentinel reports that the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the Grand Valley did not want to offend military families by having...

3 years 6 months ago

Benefits upheld for dismissed Mesa County jailer

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) - The Colorado Court of Appeals upheld unemployment benefits for a Mesa County jailer dismissed for alleged incompetence. In its ruling last week involving a former booking technician, the court rejected county arguments that the former employee was "at fault" for separation from the county....

3 years 6 months ago

Fired Denver cops to appeal

DENVER (AP) - Two Denver police officers fired for their aggressive, videotaped arrest of a suspect are challenging their termination. The Denver Post reports that Devin Sparks and Randy Murr filed an appeal Monday with the city's Civil service Commission. The two say the termination wasn't "supported by the...

3 years 7 months ago

Yemeni president fires Cabinet

SANAA, Yemen (AP) - Yemen's president has fired his entire Cabinet amid escalating protests demanding his ouster. President Ali Abdullah Saleh is facing a monthlong popular uprising against him that has turned increasingly bloody in the past few days as security troops opened fire on demonstrators in the capital...

4 years 3 weeks ago

Maes releases Kansas termination letter

GOP gubernatorial candidate Dan Maes has released personnel files showing his boss knew that he was investigating a gambling ring and meeting with the Kansas Bureau of Investigation. Maes provided his termination letter from 1985 to The Associated Press. In it, Liberal, Kansas Police Chief Richard Kistner told Maes...

4 years 5 months ago

Pueblo West looking for another manager again

After only 9 months in the position, Larry Howe-Kerr has resigned as District Manager of Pueblo West. Howe-Kerr submitted his resignation at Tuesday night's metro district board meeting. Board members voted 5-0 to accept his resignation. Howe-Kerr's last day is Friday. A newspaper report states he will receive $49,100 in...

4 years 7 months ago

Fired teachers could get jobs back

A superintendent who fired all the teachers in one of Rhode Island's worst-performing high schools says she's willing to negotiate after their union promised to support reforms. Central Falls Superintendent Frances Gallo said Wednesday an offer from the teachers gives her hopes differences can be resolved without mass firings....

4 years 7 months ago

All educators fired at underperforming school

A Rhode Island school district has voted to fire all the teachers at an underperforming school. The Central Falls School Committee voted Tuesday evening to fire every educator at Central Falls High School, including teachers, guidance counselors and the principal. It's the only school in the tiny, impoverished city north...

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...

4 years 10 months ago

Governor's aide withdraws consideration for US attorney

Gov. Bill Ritter's deputy chief of staff has withdrawn from consideration to be the next U.S. attorney in Colorado amid questions raised during Ritter's gubernatorial campaign. Stephanie Villafuerte said Monday that a "needless and extraneous political fight" has overshadowed an independent assessment of her qualifications. During Ritter's 2006 campaign, the...

4 years 10 months ago

School computers hijacked to search for UFOs

A computer administrator with the Higley Unified School District in Gilbert, Arizona has resigned during an investigation into suspicious activity. He's accused of wasting district resources, totaling more than a million dollars to search for UFOs. The IT administrator is accused of installing a program on every one of the...

4 years 11 months ago

AFA loss was final straw for UNLV coach

UNLV has fired football coach Mike Sanford after five losing seasons, a 15-43 record and no bowl appearances. In a statement released Monday, university president Neal Smatresk and interim athletic director Jerry Koloskie said Sanford will coach the final game of the season at home against San Diego State on...

5 years 1 month ago

Charter Network confirms two fired from school

Two administrators have been fired from the GOAL Academy in Pueblo. Cesar Chavez Network says Chris Enright and Ken Crowell were fired because of insubordinate behavior. "They basically locked us out of our own school and access to our students," said Dennis Feuerstein, CCN's Board President. Feuerstein says the...

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