About a hundred firefighters are aiding the effort to contain a wildfire near Las Animas. They come mostly from southern Colorado counties around Las Animas.
But about 20 of them are inmates from the Colorado Department of Corrections. They're called the Juniper Valley team and they come from the... more »
DENVER (AP) - While parts of Colorado's High Country have gotten plenty of snow, parts of southern Colorado are showing signs of drought.
The U.S. Drought Monitor lists the entire Lower Arkansas Valley east of Pueblo as having severe drought conditions. The Rio Grande basin is categorized as abnormally... more »
State wildlife officials say development and recreation have contributed to the declining number of deer in the Roaring Fork Valley.
The Colorado Division of Wildlife is looking at lowering the population goal and changing the number of hunting licenses issued for the area that stretches from Aspen to Glenwood... more »
Police say the wife of Robert F. Kennedy Jr. has been charged with driving under the influence of drugs in New York's Hudson Valley.
The arrest comes one month after Mary Kennedy's license was suspended following her guilty plea to driving while impaired by alcohol.
State police say... more »
A sweat lodge in central Arizona where two people were overcome and later died lacked the necessary building permit, an official said Monday.
Yavapai County building safety manager Jack Judd said there was no record of an application or permit for a temporary structure at the Angel Valley Retreat... more »
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... more »
The Tennessee Valley Authority will provide $40 million to help restore the image and economy of a Tennessee community that suffered a massive coal ash spill from a TVA power plant. Roane County and TVA officials announced the award Monday from the steps of the county courthouse. The TVA payment... more »