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11 months 3 weeks ago

One killed in early morning house fire

SEDALIA, Colo. (AP) - Authorities say firefighters have found an adult's body inside a burned house in Sedalia that has been declared a total loss. The person's identity wasn't immediately released. Douglas County sheriff's officials say a neighbor who is a volunteer firefighter reported the fire Tuesday at a house...

1 year 1 month ago

One person killed in auto-ped

An auto-pedestrian crash has killed one person in Colorado Springs. It happened tonight just after 10 p.m. on Platte Avenue between Prairie Road and Iowa Avenue. Colorado Springs Police tell us this was a hit and run. They do not have much information on the suspect vehicle. They...

1 year 3 months ago

Names of avalanche victims released

Authorities have released the names of the snowboarders killed in an avalanche at Loveland Pass on Saturday. Ian Lanphere, 36, of Crested Butte, Rick Gaukel, 33, of Estes Park, Chris Peters, 32, from Lakewood, Joe Timlin, 32, of Gypsum, and Ryan Novack, 33, of Boulder were all killed. ...

1 year 11 months ago

House fire kills woman and dog

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) - A house fire in Fort Collins has killed a 64-year-old woman and a dog. Poudre Fire Authority officials said Tuesday investigators are trying to determine what caused the fire late Monday. The fire is believed to have started accidentally in the living room. Firefighters said...

1 year 11 months ago

Police say deadly force on teen justified

CANON CITY, Colo. (AP) - Prosecutors say a Buena Vista police officer was justified in fatally shooting an 18-year-old Leadville man who led officers on an 80-mile chase and had a gun. Investigators later learned Jacob VanderBeek's gun was a replica pellet gun, and a grenade he had was inert....

1 year 11 months ago

Buffalo killed on I-70

BYERS, Colo. (AP) - Authorities say at least 10 buffalo have died after collisions with vehicles on Interstate 70 in eastern Colorado. Colorado State Patrol Trooper Josh Lewis says two people were taken to a hospital with non-life threatening injuries after the crash near Byers before dawn Thursday. Lewis says...

2 years 3 weeks ago

2 killed in violent thunderstorms

TOWNSEND, Tenn. (AP) - At least two people have been killed as a violent thunderstorm struck the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Park spokeswoman Melissa Cobern says a man on a motorcycle was killed as was a 41-year-old woman who was struck by a falling tree. The names of the...

2 years 1 month ago

3 killed in shooting in Houston

HOUSTON (AP) - City police say three people have been killed and two are wounded after a shooting outside a strip club in southwest Houston. Police spokesman Victor Senties had no details about what sparked the shooting soon after 3 a.m. outside the Scores Cabaret strip club. Senties says two...

2 years 1 month ago

Woman killed at Dragonman's

A 51-year-old woman was killed Thursday night at Dragonman's, a gun and paintball range, near Curtis Rd. and Highway 94. El Paso County Sheriff's deputies say a film crew was shooting a national show when an "unknown ordnance" struck and killed the victim. An ordnance is described as an...

2 years 1 month ago

Flags at half staff for fallen officer

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - An Englewood police officer killed in a hit-and-run collision has been posthumously awarded the rank of detective. Hundreds of people applauded as 39-year-old Jeremy Bitner was awarded the rank at a memorial service Friday. Bitner died after he and a motorist he had pulled over were...

2 years 2 months ago

Woman killed by light rail

DENVER (AP) - Authorities believe a woman who was struck and killed by a light rail train in Denver committed suicide. Police spokesman John White tells The Denver Post the woman was struck at 11:45 p.m. Saturday after she entered a fenced-off area of track between Mississippi and Acoma. She...

2 years 2 months ago

2 killed, 2 injured in shootings in Denver

DENVER (AP) - Police are looking for suspects in shootings that killed two people and wounded two others in northeast Denver. Police say the shooting happened Friday afternoon near the York Market. Two people were seen running away after the shootings, and police were checking door to door in the...

2 years 3 months ago

George Zimmerman's bail set at 150K

SANFORD, Fla. (AP) - A judge says George Zimmerman can be released on $150,000 bail as he awaits trial for the shooting death of Trayvon Martin. Circuit Judge Kenneth Lester set several conditions Friday for Zimmerman's release. He cannot have any firearms, drink alcohol or use drugs and must observe...

2 years 3 months ago

Black Hawk copter crashes in bad weather

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (AP) - An Afghan official says a U.S. Army helicopter that crashed went down in bad weather as it was racing to the site of a suicide bombing against a police checkpoint. The American military has confirmed the Black Hawk crashed on a nighttime mission Thursday, and initial...

2 years 3 months ago

Jogger killed by out-of-control SUV

DENVER (AP) - Authorities say an out-of-control SUV struck and killed a jogger before ripping across a church lawn and smashing into a Denver home, pinning the resident against a refrigerator in the kitchen. Police say witnesses told them the driver was speeding when the vehicle hit the male jogger...

2 years 3 months ago

Update: Woman stabbed to death overnight

Police have arrested a man suspected of stabbing his wife to death in Colorado Springs. Authorities responded to an apartment complex in the northeastern part of the city at about 4 a.m. Sunday after someone call 911 and hung up the phone. When police respnded to the scene, the victim...

2 years 3 months ago

Officer shot in Austin, TX

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Police say an officer has been fatally shot at a Walmart store in Austin, Texas, and that a suspect is in custody. Austin police Chief Art Acevedo says the killing took place around 2:30 a.m. Friday and that the officer died at the scene. The officer's...

2 years 3 months ago

Motorcyclist killed in crash in Poudre Canyon

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) - The Colorado State Patrol says a Wyoming motorcyclist was killed when an SUV crossed the center line in Poudre Canyon. Trooper Nate Reid identified the victim as 47-year-old Scott Brelsford. The Coloradoan reported Sunday that Brelsford was wearing a helmet when he was struck Saturday...

2 years 4 months ago

Skier killed at Wolf Creek

DENVER (AP) - Authorities have identified a man killed while skiing in Colorado as a 19-year-old Kansas State student. Kansas broadcaster KMAN reported that the Mineral County Sheriff's Department said the victim is Garrett Spencer of Hesston, Kan. He was skiing with friends when he hit a tree at the...

2 years 4 months ago

Teen who killed uncle won't be charged

CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) - Prosecutors have decided against filing charges against a teen who fatally stabbed his uncle, mistakenly thinking the uncle was an intruder. Prosecutors say 18-year-old Dylan Jones was staying at his grandmother's trailer home in Littleton on Jan. 14 when his uncle, John Jones, unexpectedly stopped by...

2 years 7 months ago

Woman killed in McDonald's parking lot

PARKER, Colo. (AP) - Parker police say a woman was killed in the parking lot of a McDonald's and her estranged husband who authorities were looking for in connection with the shooting was found dead. The Denver Post reports that a witness says the woman's three children were inside the...

2 years 7 months ago

Pueblo man killed in crash

State Patrol is investigating a crash that killed one man last night. A 32 year-old Pueblo man is dead after State Patrol says he was ejected from his Silverado shortly before 9 last night. Troopers say it happened on the Highway 50 business loop, about a mile west...

2 years 8 months ago

Tow truck driver killed

COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (AP) - Commerce City police say a tow truck operator was killed after being pinned underneath a semitrailer he had towed. Police say the operator for Joe's Towing and Recovery Service was unloading the semitrailer from his wrecker Friday when it rolled off of support blocks...

2 years 9 months ago

American NATO troops killed

Thirteen NATO troops have been killed when a suicide bomber attacked a NATO convoy. We now know they were all American. It happened early today when a suicide bomber rammed a van packed with explosives into a NATO convoy. Afghan officials had said earlier that four Afghans, including...

2 years 11 months ago

Remembering a brother

A moment of silence was observed at Fort Carson today when family, friends and fellow servicemen came to honor and remember the life of Staff Sergeant Lex Lewis who was killed in a fire fight at the start of his third tour in Afghanistan. He was in the 2nd...

2 years 11 months ago

Remembering Sgt. Lex Lewis

A memorial service for Staff Sgt. Lex Lewis will be held at 11 a.m. today at Fort Carson's Soldiers' Memorial Chapel. Sgt. Lewis was killed in action while serving in Afghanistan. He served with the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division.

2 years 11 months ago

SEALs were on mission to aid Rangers

WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. officials say the Navy SEALs and other troops lost in Saturday's helicopter crash in Afghanistan had rushed to the area to help fellow U.S. troops under fire. The officials say the SEALs had responded to a request by U.S. Army Rangers who were taking heavy...

3 years 5 days ago

Dead Woman Kept in House for 2 Months

Police in suburban Phoenix say they have arrested a man suspected of killing his girlfriend and living with her body for more than two months. Thirty-five-year-old Erik Grumpelt was charged Tuesday with one count of second-degree murder. After receiving a tip from Grumpelt's father, Mesa officers went to...

3 years 2 weeks ago

Remembering Fort Carson soldier killed

FORT CARSON, Colo. (AP) - The Defense Department says a Fort Carson soldier was killed in combat in Afghanistan. The military said Sunday that 40-year-old Sgt. Lex L. Lewis of Rapid City, S.D., was killed Friday when insurgents attacked his unit with small-arms fire in Farah Province. Lewis...

3 years 2 weeks ago

Plane crash in Silverton kills two

SILVERTON, Colo. (AP) - A small plane has crashed in the southwest Colorado mountains, killing the man and woman onboard. Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Mike Fergus said a person driving in a four-wheel drive vehicle in the San Juan Mountains reported finding the Cessna 150 about 50 feet off...

3 years 1 month ago

Springs driver arrested in hit and run

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - A driver has been arrested in a Colorado Springs hit-and-run crash that killed a bicyclist. Police arrested 50-year-old Mark L. Doutt Saturday after tips led them to Doutt's 1988 Buick. The car had damage consistent with the crash early that morning. Authorities say...

3 years 3 months ago

OSHA investigates worker death in Pueblo

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is investigating an industrial explosion in Pueblo that killed a man. The incident happened Wednesday afternoon at Western Metals Recycling, which leases land at the steel mill. Ignacio Rendon-Cornelio, 30, was killed. The Pueblo County Sheriff's Office says it appears he was cutting...

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