August 31, 2012 6:22 PM
Law enforcement has not heard back from a plane that went missing earlier today in Pueblo.
Charlene Graham from the Pueblo County Sheriff's Office says the plane is overdue, but did not give a time that the plane should have arrived at the Pueblo Airport.
Graham says there... more »
August 31, 2012 5:12 PM
PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) - A law enforcement plane carrying two people has gone missing near Pueblo. A spokesman for the Federal Aviation Administration confirms that the single-engine Piper Super Cruiser was hired by the Pueblo County Sheriff's Department and departed from Pueblo Memorial Airport Friday morning. The pilot was due... more »
January 5, 2012 8:56 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) - The number of people seeking unemployment benefits fell further in the final week of 2011, a positive sign for hiring one day ahead of Friday's December employment report. The Labor Department says weekly applications dropped 15,000 to a seasonally adjusted 372,000 last week. It was the fourth... more »
December 25, 2011 8:03 AM
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The Coast Guard says crews rescued 28 people after their boat engine caught fire in San Francisco Bay. Officials received a call about the blaze in the McCovey Cove shortly after 4 p.m. Saturday. Petty officer Rachel Polish says crews arrived a few minutes later and... more »
July 4, 2011 6:49 AM
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Authorities say six people are wounded following a shooting in south Los Angeles.
Sheriff's department Lt. Sergio Mancilla says the shooting occurred about 12:30 a.m. Monday at a residence at 112th in the Lennox area of the city.
He tells The Associated Press that... more »
March 13, 2011 5:52 PM
KORIYAMA, Japan (AP) - More than 180,000 people have been evacuated from the area around a Japanese nuclear plant where a partial meltdown may have occurred.
Officials are offering limited and sometimes conflicting information. One official says the core in one reactor has partially melted, despite frantic efforts to... more »
January 1, 2011 5:46 PM
DENVER (AP) - Seventeen people were arrested in a New Year's Day standoff following a suspected home invasion in Denver.
Denver Police say the standoff happened after officers were called to a possible home robbery early Saturday morning near Invesco Field at Mile High Stadium. Police tell The Denver... more »
November 11, 2010 6:30 PM
DENVER (AP) - The Denver Zoo is installing a 55-foot-long bridge that will take Asian elephants from one habitat to another while human visitors walk along a pathway below.
Indian rhinos and Malayan tapirs will also use the bridge in turn as they rotate through different outdoor yards throughout... more »
September 16, 2010 8:32 AM
Residents forced out of their homes by a northern Colorado wildfire have been allowed to go home and crews have contained 65 percent of the blaze that was started by two people burning brush.
Federal fire managers say the high winds predicted for Wednesday didn't develop, allowing firefighters to... more »
September 14, 2010 4:19 PM
Congressional investigators say the Iowa egg farm at the center of a massive salmonella outbreak received hundreds of positive results for salmonella in the two years before its eggs sickened more than 1,500 people.
In a letter Tuesday to the company's owner, the House Energy and Commerce Committee says... more »
September 9, 2010 8:32 AM
Firefighters are still trying to gain the upper hand on a wildfire burning near Boulder. But with dozens of homes destroyed, county officials are starting to make plans to help people who won't have homes to return to once the fire is out.
Authorities say a wildfire that has... more »
September 9, 2010 8:19 AM
The remnants of Tropical Storm Hermine have moved north after killing two people in Texas and forcing more than 100 high-water rescues. The storm system also produced several tornadoes.
Three tornadoes were reported in Oklahoma as the system moved into that state. A few homes were damaged, a tractor-trailer... more »
September 8, 2010 11:51 AM
Eight people believed to have been in the path of a Boulder County wildfire Monday are still not accounted for, according to the Boulder County Sheriff's Office. Deputies are following-up with relatives and doing welfare checks, seeking information on the missing.
Originally, 20 people were reported missing, but the... more »
August 23, 2010 9:09 AM
Fort Collins police say a crowd of about 400 threw bottles at officers, damaged cars and set trash cans on fire after a festival in Old Town.
Authorities say two people were thrown through a window and were taken to a hospital early Sunday, but their conditions and the... more »
August 20, 2010 3:31 PM
Two days after the Mountaineer Sky Ride at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo came to an abrupt halt, stranding people who had to be rescued, it's again open to riders.
A replacement wire was installed Friday morning and all safety inspections were completed without any issues. more »
June 14, 2010 12:54 PM
Heavy rains are causing flash flooding across Oklahoma City, stranding motorists and prompting the closure of portions of several interstates and city streets.
Oklahoma City Police Lt. Gamille Hardin says from 2 to 6 inches of rain fell in just three hours, forcing the closure of parts of several... more »
June 7, 2010 8:02 PM
97 degrees! That's the new record high for June 7 in Colorado Springs. The old record was 95. Pueblo was hotter though. The Steel City reached a high of 101--tying the old record. Can you believe there are still two more weeks until the official start of summer! "We love... more »
June 3, 2010 8:03 PM
It's the 89th anniversary of the worst natural disaster in the history of Pueblo. We're talking about the Great Flood of 1921. "It was so devastating," said Deborah Espinosa, Director of El Pueblo Museum. It happened on June 3, 1921. Streets in downtown Pueblo were flooded. The Arkansas River overflowed,... more »
June 3, 2010 12:09 PM
Here's what I'm working on today. On June 3, 1921 the Arkansas River and Fountain Creek in Pueblo flooded, creating the worst natural disaster in the city's history. The flood water was more than 15 feet high in some spots. Hundreds of people were killed and it caused millions of... more »
May 25, 2010 5:53 PM
Memorial Day weekend kicks off the un-official start to summer and time to fight off those pesky mosquitoes. In the past, the El Paso and Pueblo Health Departments have sprayed chemicals to kill the nasty bugs, but not anymore. "Due to budget cuts we eliminated our mosquito control program and... more »
May 21, 2010 7:25 PM
Raw alfalfa sprouts are linked to a salmonella outbreak that has sickened 22 people in 10 states--including Colorado. Caldwell Fresh Foods of Maywood, Calif., has announced a nationwide recall of its product which is sold in 18 states in the West, Midwest and South. The government says 11 people were... more »
May 19, 2010 11:54 AM
Here's what I'm working on today. The Colorado Division of Fire Safety says Colorado has the second lowest rate of deaths from accidental fires in the country. Only Hawaii has a lower rate. The Pueblo Fire Department says a big part of that equation is educating the public about fire... more »
April 27, 2010 3:55 PM
Despite these tough economic times, on Tuesday donors in Pueblo proved they're still willing to open their hearts and wallets to people in need. During a luncheon at Pueblo Community College, the United Way announced it raised a record $958,000 for its 2009 fundraising campaign. Crowd members cheered and set... more »
January 4, 2010 10:50 AM
The Census Bureau is launching a campaign to prod the nation's more than 300 million residents to fill out their once-a-decade census forms. Director Robert Groves will unveil a 46-foot trailer in New York City dubbed "Mail It Back." Thirteen of the vehicles will show up at about 800 events... more »
December 4, 2009 8:59 AM
The unemployment rate for November remains at 10 percent, as employers cut 11,000 jobs last month.
Many economists expect the jobless rate to keep climbing into next year as the economy struggles to generate enough jobs for the 15.4 million people out of work. If part-time workers who want... more »
November 26, 2009 2:34 PM
Hundreds turned out for a free Thanksgiving Day meal at the Union Depot in Pueblo. The doors opened at 11 a.m. and within the first hour and half, organizers estimate they served 600 people. The meal included all the traditional favorites: turkey, mashed potatoes, gravy, stuffing, dinner rolls and pumpkin... more »
November 20, 2009 11:00 AM
Police say a gang in the Peruvian jungle has been killing people and draining fat from the corpses to sell on the black market for use in cosmetics, although medical experts say they doubt a major market for fat exists.
Three suspects confessed to killing five people, but the... more »
November 16, 2009 10:49 AM
More than 15 million taxpayers could unexpectedly owe taxes when they file their federal returns next spring because the government was too generous with their new Making Work Pay tax credit.
The Treasury Department's inspector general for tax administration issued a report Monday saying that taxpayers are at risk... more »
November 12, 2009 8:55 AM
Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton is promising U.S. support for the Philippines in its fight against al-Qaida-linked militants. She's arrived in Manila for a two-day visit. Her trip comes after the Philippine Senate passed a resolution urging the government to renegotiate a pact with the U.S. that lets about... more »
October 16, 2009 10:46 AM
Initial data from a government oversight board shows that on paper, Colorado gained the most jobs of any state in the first months of President Barack Obama's stimulus program. The report released yesterday says businesses reported creating or saving more than 30,000 jobs nationwide. Colorado recorded more than 4,700 jobs,... more »
October 2, 2009 11:17 AM
Indonesia's Health Ministry says nearly 3,000 people may still be trapped under rubble after a powerful earthquake two days ago. A spokesman for the ministry's Disaster Management Agency says 715 people have been confirmed dead and 2,400 hospitalized. A United Nations spokeswoman says the with thousands still trapped under collapsed... more »
September 30, 2009 12:55 PM
Federal disaster officials say "tens of thousands" of people on American Samoa and Samoa will need their help after a lethal tsunami in the South Pacific. The Federal Emergency Management Agency was flying into American Samoa with food, water and repair supplies early Wednesday, and officials are anticipating the worst.... more »
September 28, 2009 11:22 AM
Waterways across the upper Midwest are increasingly plagued with ugly, smelly and potentially deadly blue-green algae, bloomed by drought and fertilizer runoffs from farm fields, that's killed dozens of dogs and sickened many people.
Aquatic biologists say it's a problem that falls somewhere between a human health concern and... more »
September 21, 2009 8:54 AM
A new report suggests more than 35 million people around the world are living with Alzheimer's disease or other types of dementia. The World Alzheimer Report is the most in-depth attempt yet to assess the brain-destroying illness -- and it's an ominous forecast as the population grays. The new count... more »
September 14, 2009 11:50 AM
Sally Ly feels like she did everything right.
The 29-year-old went to college at University of the Pacific in Stockton, Calif., living frugally and using student loans that she figured would more than pay for themselves down the road.
Two years ago, Ly decided to leave the private... more »