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3 years 10 months ago

Balloon boy family moves to Florida

The family at the center of the balloon boy hoax has moved out of the house where the fateful trip began, leaving Colorado for Florida. Richard and Mayumi Heene and their three boys have moved to Bradenton, Fla., where Richard Heene will continue working in construction. Richard Heene...

3 years 11 months ago

Recall effort underway in Harrison D-2

Colorado Springs residents who are unhappy with the leadership in Harrison School District 2 have launched a recall effort to remove Deborah Hendrix, Linda Pugh, and Richard Rice from the school board. The group is now collecting signatures to get the recall on the ballot.

4 years 2 months ago

Democrat lied about being a Vietnam veteran

Democratic Senate candidate Richard Blumenthal has conceded he has "misspoken" in claiming he served in Vietnam but defended his military record and his commitment to veterans. At a news conference backed by veterans, the popular Connecticut attorney general said he meant to say he served "during Vietnam" instead of...

4 years 5 months ago

1990's missing case solved

Skeletal remains found in Colorado Springs last March have been positively identified as Thomas "Richard" Saulsbury of Colorado Springs, who was reported missing in July 1996. The El Paso County Coroner has not been able to determine the cause of Saulsbury's death. If you have any information about...

4 years 8 months ago

Army drops appeal over Pinon Canyon study

The Army is dropping its appeal of a court ruling related to plans to step up training at Pinon Canyon, Fort Carson's down range training site. The Army appealed a Sept. 8 federal court ruling that said it didn't adequately assess the environmental effects of increasing training at the southeast...

4 years 8 months ago

Alleged Marine impostor pleads not guilty

A man who brought attention to homeless veterans in Colorado Springs has pleaded not guilty to charges of lying about being a decorated veteran. Richard Glen Strandlof faces five federal misdemeanor counts under the Stolen Valor Act, which makes it illegal to make false claims of having military decorations. He...

4 years 8 months ago

Charges filed against Balloon Boy parents

Colorado prosecutors say they've filed criminal charges against the parents accused of staging a hoax when they reported their 6-year-old son floated away aboard a helium balloon. Prosecutors said Thursday that Richard Heene was charged with attempting to influence a public servant, a felony. They charged Mayumi Heene with false...

4 years 9 months ago

Larimer County Sheriff: "This is a hoax"

Larimer County Sheriff has announced that the "balloon boy" saga is a hoax. "It has been determined that this is a hoax." Sheriff Jim Alderden told reporters Sunday, "On the bizarre meter this rates a 10." Sheriff Alderden explains that the Heene's staged the hoax as a publicity stunt with...

4 years 9 months ago

Storm puts California on mudslide alert

A powerful fall storm packing strong winds, drenching rain and heavy snow has moved into Southern California where residents near fire-scarred hillsides braced for possible mudslides and debris flows. The storm prompted evacuation warnings earlier Tuesday near Santa Cruz and disrupted power across the state. Officials urged residents...

4 years 9 months ago

Judge tosses lawsuit over Pueblo chemical weapons

A federal judge has rejected a request from Colorado health officials to set an enforceable deadline for destroying chemical weapons stored at the Pueblo Chemical Depot. U.S. District Judge Richard Matsch ruled Tuesday that federal law limits the state's authority to set timelines and deadlines for destroying mustard agent stored...

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