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2 years 5 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 8 months ago

Car vs. light rail injures 6

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Police say six people were injured after the car they were riding in ran a red light and collided with a light rail train in downtown Los Angeles. Sgt. Greg Hoyt says the sedan struck a Metropolitan Transportation Authority Expo line train as it was conducting...

3 years 2 months ago

Feds announce funding for Denver rail lines

ARVADA, Colo. (AP) - U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood has signed an agreement committing $1.03 billion in federal funds for two planned light rail lines in Denver. One line will link downtown to Denver International Airport. The other will link downtown to the northwest suburbs of Arvada and Wheat Ridge....

3 years 4 months ago

Denver's new mayor sworn in

Former Denver City Councilman Michael Hancock was formally sworn in as that city's new mayor on Monday. The Associated Press reports that Hancock plans to make city government more efficient in order to meet a $100 million budget shortfall. He has 60 days to present a budget to council. ...

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