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2 years 1 month ago

High Park Fire now at 50 percent contained

LOVELAND, Colo. (AP) - Authorities say a wildfire that has charred nearly 92 square miles in northern Colorado since it began 10 days ago is now 50 percent contained. Firefighters faced dangerous conditions across much of the Rocky Mountain region Monday, as they toiled in hot, dry weather to battle...

2 years 1 month ago

More residents evacuated from High Park Fire

LOVELAND, Colo. (AP) - More than 600 firefighters and nearly 30 aircraft are continuing to fight a northern Colorado wildfire blamed for one death and damage to more than 100 structures in northern Colorado. The U.S. Forest Service says about 40 fire engines will also be helping efforts Wednesday to...

2 years 1 month ago

Edwards re-trial unlikely

WASHINGTON (AP) - A knowledgeable law enforcement official says it is unlikely that the Justice Department will retry John Edwards. The official made the comment after the campaign finance fraud case ended in a mistrial. The official spoke on condition of anonymity about the case regarding an issue that will...

2 years 4 months ago

One person dies in fire

Jefferson County Sheriff's Office says one person has died from fire related causes. The fire started around 4 p.m. Tuesday afternoon in the mountains west of Denver. At least 900 homes near the Highlands Ranch area have been evacauted. It's south of Aspen Creek in an area known as...

2 years 4 months ago

NB I25 closed near County Line Road

We are hearing reports that SB I25 near the El Paso County, Douglas County border is closed due to a serious crash. It's north of the County Line Road. Flight for life has been called, but we are unsure of injuries. No word on NB traffic.

3 years 10 months ago

Hurricane bears down as residents hunker-in

As the most powerful storm to threaten the east coast in years bears down on the outer banks of North Carolina, tourists are fleeing for the mainland. But resolute residents are staying behind. Locals familiar with hurricanes say they are prepared to spend days stranded from the mainland. Forecasters...

4 years 3 months ago

Man indicted for blowing up mailboxes

A Texas prosecutor says a man accused of planting 36 explosive devices across east Texas caused fear that was "nothing short of domestic terrorism." Prosecutor Brit Featherston says, "Today that fear stops." Larry North was indicted yesterday on charges of possessing an illegal firearm or destructive device. He...

4 years 4 months ago

$9 million awarded for ruined marriage

A jury has awarded a North Carolina woman $9 million from her husband's lover after ruling the other woman ruined their marriage. The News & Record of Greensboro reports the jury ruled this week in 60-year-old Cynthia Shackelford's alienation of affection case. North Carolina is one of a handful...

4 years 10 months ago

College closes as Southern Calif. fire nears

A college threatened by a 13-square-mile wildfire closed Wednesday as flames burned in hills above the campus. Moorpark College in Ventura County posted the closing announcement to its 2,500 students on its Web site Wednesday morning. County fire spokesman Bill Nash said the fire did not weaken overnight...

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