MINOT, N.D. (AP) - The mayor of the North Dakota city of Minot says it's time for residents to "do their last-minute thing and be prepared to move quickly."
He told a TV station (KXMC) that water is about to start pouring over dikes protecting the city.
Thousands... more »
DENVER (AP) - The owner of a Colorado-based rural health brokerage has been indicted by a federal grand jury on charges of mail fraud, embezzlement and 18 counts of money laundering.
The U.S. attorney's office in Denver says 59-year-old Gerald Rising Jr. is accused of mixing trust funds from... more »
DENVER (AP) - The number of businesses filing for bankruptcy protection fell for the first time in four years in 2010, but a rising number of individuals filed for protection.
Statistics compiled by the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Colorado show there were 1,349 bankruptcy filings among businesses in 2010,... more »
More young women are having strokes and other serious medical problems shortly after giving birth.
Doctors are trying to understand why that's happening in hopes that it will help others catch the warning signs before it's too late.
Everyday in America, two women die from complications of pregnancy... more »
A new survey finds the average price of regular gasoline in the United States has gone up 3.86 cents in the last three weeks.
The Lundberg Survey of fuel prices released Sunday says the price of a gallon of regular rose to $2.77. Analyst Trilby Lundberg says the average... more »
Record-low mortgage rates appear to be on the way out.
The average rate on a 30-year loan jumped from about 5 percent to more than 5.3 percent in just the past week. Rising rates are good news for people putting their homes on the market this spring. That's because... more »
Iowa communities along the Des Moines River are getting ready for flooding as the water level of a reservoir north of the capital rises.
The Army Corps of Engineers says the water could start flowing over the spillway by Monday. Corps of Engineers' spokesman Ron Fournier says the reservoir's... more »
A catch-phrase you'll hear floating around at the Southern Colorado Sustainability Conference this week is the triple bottom line , a name given to describe the tri-fold benefits of sustainable practices.
Eric Cefus, executive director of the Catamount Institute which is hosting this year's conference explains, "There's no downside... more »
An explosion at a Gulf gasoline facility has rocked a neighborhood outside Puerto Rico's capital, causing minor injuries and forcing evacuations as firefighters raced to prevent additional blasts. Several columns of black smoke and flames were rising from the Caribbean Petroleum Corp., a gasoline warehouse and distribution center on San... more »
Officials say a second earthquake has hit Indonesia on the heels of Wednesday's temblor that trapped thousands of people under collapsed buildings and killed more than 500. A government official says the toll is expected to get higher. The U.S. Geological Survey says Thursday's temblor was a powerful, shallow inland... more »