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1 year 2 months ago

Ga. woman convicted of perjury in husband's death

DECATUR, Ga. (AP) - The Georgia woman accused of lying to investigators about the death of her husband has been convicted of perjury and several other counts. Jurors began deliberating in the Andrea Sneiderman case after closing arguments Thursday. Sneiderman's husband, Rusty Sneiderman, was shot in November 2010 outside a...

1 year 3 months ago

Missing Colorado woman's remains identified

WHEAT RIDGE, Colo. (AP) - Wheat Ridge police have identified the remains if a missing woman found in Park County last week. Police said Tuesday that 51-year-old LeAnn Meyer's body was difficult to identify. Officers said they wanted to question Annie's roommate, but she has refused to meet with investigators....

1 year 3 months ago

Texas woman indicted in ricin letter-to-Obama case

TEXARKANA, Texas (AP) - A federal grand jury has indicted an East Texas woman who authorities say sent ricin-laced letters to President Barack Obama and others in an attempt to frame her estranged husband. Prosecutors announced Friday that 35-year-old Shannon Richardson is named in a three-count indictment. Richardson is accused...

2 years 1 month ago

Elderly woman dies of West Nile

MONTROSE, Colo. (AP) - An obituary notice says an elderly Montrose woman has died of complications of West Nile virus. The obituary printed in the Friday edition of the Montrose Daily Press says Dorothy Iris "Irish" Meaker died Wednesday, days before her 87th birthday. Montrose County Coroner Thomas Canfield told...

2 years 2 months ago

House fire kills woman and dog

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) - A house fire in Fort Collins has killed a 64-year-old woman and a dog. Poudre Fire Authority officials said Tuesday investigators are trying to determine what caused the fire late Monday. The fire is believed to have started accidentally in the living room. Firefighters said...

2 years 2 months ago

Woman steals baby after faking pregnancy

GARDEN GROVE, Calif. (AP) - Police say a woman caught trying to steal a newborn girl from a Southern California hospital had faked a pregnancy with her estranged husband. Garden Grove police Lt. Jeff Nightengale tells The Orange County Register the motive of 48-year-old Grisel Ramirez may have been that...

2 years 2 months ago

Pueblo woman attacked with hammer

PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) - Pueblo police are trying to find a man accused of attacking a 57-year-old woman with a hammer. Authorities said Bradley Kruse is wanted for investigation of attempted murder and assault. According to the Pueblo Chieftain, Eutophia King of Pueblo suffered skull fractures. Another man in the...

2 years 3 months ago

Video of the Day: Water fall

Are you heading to the pool with all this heat? Well these guys headed to a water slide to cool down. But one woman, couldn't quite made it to the top of the slide... Click here to see our Video of the Day.

2 years 4 months ago

Woman killed at Dragonman's

A 51-year-old woman was killed Thursday night at Dragonman's, a gun and paintball range, near Curtis Rd. and Highway 94. El Paso County Sheriff's deputies say a film crew was shooting a national show when an "unknown ordnance" struck and killed the victim. An ordnance is described as an...

2 years 6 months ago

Woman fakes cancer to get free wedding

WHITE PLAINS, New York (AP) - Strangers donated the beautifully embroidered wedding dress, the rings, the honeymoon time-share in Aruba. They acted quickly, too, because the bride was dying of cancer. Or so she said. The New York state attorney general's office said Tuesday that Jessica Vega, 25, has been...

2 years 6 months ago

Update: Woman stabbed to death overnight

Police have arrested a man suspected of stabbing his wife to death in Colorado Springs. Authorities responded to an apartment complex in the northeastern part of the city at about 4 a.m. Sunday after someone call 911 and hung up the phone. When police respnded to the scene, the victim...

2 years 7 months ago

Woman fakes PTSD to get out of jury duty

DENVER (AP) - Susan Cole of Denver stood out in a jury pool last summer, with mismatched socks and shoes, and her hair in curlers. District Judge Anne Mansfield dismissed the cosmetologist and author from jury duty after Cole said she "broke out of domestic violence in the military" and...

2 years 7 months ago

Woman fakes cancer to raise money

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - A suburban Richmond woman has been fined $50 after admitting she faked cancer to raise money. The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports that Martha Ann Nicholas pleaded guilty on Monday to two misdemeanor charges of obtaining money by false pretenses. Besides the fine, she was ordered by a...

2 years 8 months ago

Young woman missing

Jessica Kuykendall, 26, is missing and her mother fears her disabled daughter is being taken advantage of because she is a kind woman with the mind of a 12-year-old. She was last seen by her parents at the Goodwill on Constitution in Colorado Springs when she was dropped off...

2 years 9 months ago

Family of torched woman speaking out

NEW YORK (AP) - The family of the Brooklyn woman torched in her building's elevator is speaking up a day before her funeral. Her adult children are holding a news conference Thursday to discuss the sudden, horrific death of Deloris Gillespie. The 73-year-old died on Dec. 17 after...

2 years 9 months ago

Woman killed in McDonald's parking lot

PARKER, Colo. (AP) - Parker police say a woman was killed in the parking lot of a McDonald's and her estranged husband who authorities were looking for in connection with the shooting was found dead. The Denver Post reports that a witness says the woman's three children were inside the...

3 years 2 weeks ago

Inmate saves woman from dog attack

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE, N.J. (AP) - Authorities will take three days off a New Jersey inmate's sentence after he rescued an animal shelter worker from a pit bull attack. Justin Peggs was working off a 45-day sentence for assault at the Cape May County Animal Shelter and Adoption...

3 years 1 month ago

Man named suspect in Colo. teen death

DENVER (AP) - A man reportedly last seen with a woman who disappeared in March after leaving a Denver nightclub has been named a suspect in her death. Denver District Attorney spokeswoman Lynn Kimbrough says authorities on Thursday were preparing an arrest warrant for 31-year-old Travis Forbes in the death...

3 years 2 months ago

Lost oregon hiker found

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - A woman who spent three nights in the Mount Hood National Forest after tumbling off a cliff says she ate berries, drank from a creek and tried to scoot to safety on her bottom because she couldn't walk. Hood River County sheriff's Detective Matt English...

3 years 3 months ago

Colo. woman accused of groping TSA agent in Ariz.

PHOENIX (AP) - Authorities say a Colorado woman who allegedly groped a female Transportation Security Administration agent at Phoenix's international airport is facing a felony count of sexual abuse. Phoenix police say 61-year-old Yukari Mihamae is accused of grabbing the left breast of the unidentified TSA agent Thursday at...

3 years 3 months ago

Woman's husband buried in her garden

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Neighbors thought it was odd that Ruth Huber Bostic appeared to talk to herself for years as she tended her garden in Raleigh, N.C. After she died in January 2010, authorities uncovered a gruesome secret beneath the 78-year-old woman's flowerbed: Her husband had been buried...

3 years 3 months ago

CO hit-and-run driver tried to swim away

LONGMONT, Colo. (AP) - Police say a woman suspected of causing a fatal crash in Longmont Saturday fled the scene on foot and then tried to swim away from authorities in a nearby lake. Colorado State Patrol believes 32-year-old Lisa Norton is to blame for a head-on collision Saturday...

3 years 4 months ago

Woman shot in foot

Police were called to Willamette Avenue in Gold Hill after neighbors heard gun shots around 10:15 p.m last night. When officers arrived on the scene they spotted a white SUV speeding out of an area apartment comlex. They later found the victim, a female, in the SUV. ...

3 years 4 months ago

Man arrested for fighting on bus

Colorado Springs Police have arrested a man for fighting on a commercial bus. Officers say Edwin Potts was harassing a woman. When another male tried to intervene, Potts grabbed the man by the throat and threatened to kill him. He was taken into custody for two counts of...

3 years 6 months ago

Libya says woman claiming rape is now free

TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) - The Libyan government says a woman who stormed into a Tripoli hotel Saturday to tell foreign reporters that government troops raped her is now with her family. The government says four men were interrogated in the case, including the son of a high-ranking police officer....

3 years 8 months ago

Woman's body found in vehicle

An autopsy will be performed to determined the cause of death of a woman found in a vehicle at the Carlton Manor Apartments at 1930 E. Bijou in Colorado Springs. The woman was found just after 9 a.m. Fire Department rescue personnel performed CPR on the woman, but could...

3 years 10 months ago

Woman with gun arrested at TV station

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Police have taken a woman into custody at Charlotte ABC affiliate WSOC-TV after the building was evacuated following reports of an armed woman in the lobby. Several local media outlets say the woman was taken into custody Tuesday night and that no shots were fired....

3 years 10 months ago

Woman found dead in river IDed as missing mom

SILVERTHORNE, Colo. (AP) - Authorities have confirmed that a woman found dead in a river near Silverthorne is a missing 41-year-old mother of three. The Summit County coroner has identified the woman as Stephanie Roller Bruner. The Silverthorne woman's husband reported her missing Tuesday after she left home Monday night...

4 years 2 weeks ago

Autopsies planned today on mom, 2 teens

Autopsies are pending on a Colorado Springs woman and her 13-year-old twins who were found dead in their home. The El Paso County coroner is expected to conduct the autopsies Wednesday. Police are investigating the deaths of Rene Ogden and her two children as homicides. They say there...

4 years 4 weeks ago

Zucchini-wielding woman fends off bear

It's certainly not the first bear attack in western Montana, but it might be the strangest. Shortly after midnight Wednesday a woman living in the mountains near Frenchtown let her three dogs outside. One began barking. She opened the door and saw an adult black bear running toward one...

4 years 1 month 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...

4 years 1 month ago

1st West Nile death in Colorado this year

Weld County health officials say a 79-year-old woman has died from the West Nile Virus. The Weld County Department of Public Health and Environment said Wednesday that it is Colorado's first death related to the virus this year. Health officials say the Weld County woman developed symptoms from...

4 years 1 month ago

Pueblo motorcycle victims identified

Authorities have identified a husband and wife who died after being struck on their motorcycle by someone suspected of driving intoxicated. The Pueblo County coroner says the couple killed late Saturday were Raymond Quintana, 48 and Ramona Quintana, 46. Ruben Jimenez-Marquez was arrested following the crash. He is...

4 years 1 month ago

Prison official refuses to discuss inmate escape

The head of Colorado's prison system has declined to tell Sterling residents exactly how an inmate escaped from a nearby maximum security prison. Ari Zavaras, director of prisons for the Colorado Department of Corrections, told a town meeting Tuesday that Douglas Alward gathered materials inside the prison that helped...

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