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10 months 3 weeks ago

Memorial scheduled for tornado victims

MOORE, OKLAHOMA - Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin announced Wednesday a memorial service will be held for the victims of the storm on at the First Baptist Church in Moore on Sunday. President Barack Obama is expected to visit the area that day as well. The Oklahoma Department of Insurance...

1 year 8 months ago

Names of victims emerge in Colo. theater rampage

AURORA, Colo. (AP) - Relatives have identified two more victims from the Colorado movie theater shooting. Six-year-old Veronica Moser was killed, her great-aunt, Annie Dalton, tells The Associated Press. Another victim is 27-year-old Matt McQuinn, says family attorney Rob Scott from Dayton, Ohio. Veronica's mother, Ashley Moser, 25, is in...

2 years 7 months ago

FBI: Celebrities targeted by computer hackers

LOS ANGELES (AP) - An FBI spokeswoman in Los Angeles says agents are investigating a series of computer hacking attacks on celebrities. The FBI's Laura Eimiller said Wednesday that dozens of celebrities had been targeted by hackers, who stole personal information from email and other computer accounts. She declined...

3 years 2 months ago

Community reaches out to fire victims

Samantha Anderson and four of her friends gave up their Sunday afternoon to help a fellow classmate in need. "We're having a bake sale to support her and her family, ‘cause they have nothing so we really want to help them," explains Anderson. Their friend, Amanda, lost everything...

3 years 7 months ago

Suspect in horrible crime won't stand trial

A Denver homeless man accused of kidnapping hikers near Nederland has been found incompetent to stand trial. A judge announced Thursday that Joseph Scott Carter, 43, was found incompetent by staff at the Colorado Mental Health Institute in Pueblo. Carter will stay at the hospital pending another review in...

3 years 8 months ago

US Army begins relief missions in Pakistan

U.S. Army helicopters have flown their first relief missions in Pakistan's flood-ravaged northwest. An Associated Press reporter saw four U.S. Chinooks evacuating hundreds of people stranded for days in a mountain town in the upper reaches of the Swat Valley. A U.S. Embassy spokesman said Thursday the choppers...

3 years 8 months ago

'What gall!' Inmate sues his crime victims

A Florida inmate has filed a lawsuit seeking $500,000 in damages from three men who caught him red-handed with a stolen bicycle, claiming they roughed him up, according to a newspaper report. Michael Dupree is serving a 12-year sentence for burglary and cocaine possession stemming from a 2007 break-in...

3 years 8 months ago

Group that helps others needs a little help too

When crisis strikes, Red Cross workers and volunteers are usually first on the scene to help cover the immediate needs of victims. "Things like food, clothing, shelter and even access to mental health support and medical needs such as prescription medications that may have been lost." explains Jaici Murcia of...

3 years 10 months ago

Arkansas searchers seek victims

Another day of searching today has begun as crews try to find one person still missing after flash floods swept through an Arkansas campsite and killed at least 19 people. A torrent of water swept through the Albert Pike Recreation Area before dawn Friday and piles of tangled debris...

4 years 2 months ago

Haiti workers hand out 'women-only' aid coupons

Officials say they are still far short of reaching all Haiti earthquake victims who need food, but relief workers are changing the distribution method in hopes it'll be less cutthroat. Relief workers are handing out women-only food coupons to ensure that families and the weak get supplies following Haiti's devastating...

4 years 4 months ago

Pueblo animal shelter rescues dead man's pets

Pets are often the unseen victims of violence or tragedy in a home. On Thursday, when 50-year old Robert Piserchio was found dead in his Pueblo County home, his five English springer spaniels suddenly became homeless. Pueblo Animal Services rescued the dogs under their Safe Keeping program. When authorities respond...

4 years 5 months ago

Touched by Cancer--art show in Pueblo

A free public exhibit featuring 50 works of art by cancer survivors or people whose lives have been touched by cancer will go on display in Pueblo Tuesday. There are two locations where you can view the canvases--the Dorcy Cancer Center, St. Mary-Corwin Medical Center and ABC Bank. An opening...

4 years 5 months ago

Fort Hood victims remembered

One by one, President Barack Obama spoke the names and told the stories Tuesday of the 13 people slain in the Fort Hood shooting rampage, honoring their memories even as he denounced the "twisted logic" that led to their deaths. "No faith justifies these murderous and craven acts; no...

4 years 6 months ago

Confronting domestic violence

Dozens of red painted plywood cutouts stood silently in the frosty air outside the Pioneers Museum in downtown Colorado Springs Friday morning. The faceless wooden figures symbolize victims of domestic violence from the Colorado Springs area who've died in recent years at the hand of their abusers. Earlier in...

4 years 6 months ago

3,000 may be trapped under Indonesia quake rubble

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...

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