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2 years 10 months ago

Teen drug abuse study has ups and downs

Teen habits towards alcohol, tobacco, and drugs are taking dramatic changes. "We are seeing significant decrease in alcohol drinking behaviors since 1996 when it was very high," says Dr. Nora Volkow of the National Institute of Health. The annual study by the National Institute on Drug Abuse shows...

4 years 6 months ago

Tuition hike? Try $300 million!

Cash-strapped Colorado families trying to put their kids through college are about to get a real shocker from the state legislature--lawmakers unveiled a major overhaul Wednesday of the state's college tuition program that seeks to raise an additional $300 million by requiring parents and students to pay more. If...

4 years 8 months ago

No bond for SD attempted murder suspect

A Rapid City woman accused of stabbing her father and shooting her mother last month has been ordered held without bond on attempted murder charges. Twenty-two-year-old Casey Eleeson on Monday made her first court appearance in Rapid City, after being arrested at a remote cabin in Colorado last Wednesday....

4 years 8 months ago

Infant dies on Colorado-bound plane

A 2-month-old boy has died after he stopped breathing on a United Airlines flight that made an emergency landing in Milwaukee. Milwaukee County sheriff's Sgt. Philip Wentzel said Thursday the infant was with his parents on a flight from Detroit to Denver Wednesday afternoon when he stopped breathing. Wentzel...

4 years 11 months ago

9 month old abused; parents arrested

A Colorado Springs couple has been arrested for allegedly abusing their 9-month old baby girl. Amanda Sims and Jesse Lee Kaizen, both 23, are charged with attempted first degree murder in the case. Their 9-month-old baby was taken to Memorial Hospital in July with, what police call, extensive injuries....

4 years 11 months ago

Balloon Boy parents to plead guilty

The Fort Collins parents in last month's notorious "balloon boy" case will plead guilty to offenses for creating a hoax that their son had flown away in a large balloon. Richard and Mayumi Heene are to plead Friday morning in Larimer County Court, according to a statement issued by...

4 years 11 months ago

New study reveals facts about kids and anxiety

It may be no shock to learn Americans are stressed out, but in the latest snapshot from the American Psychological Association, the annual stress survey has some surprises, especially for parents. "We were really kinda surprised to see that children and youth are reporting higher levels of stress I think...

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