September 5, 2012 7:47 PM
FOND DU LAC, Wis. (AP) - Wisconsin authorities say a homeowner who accused an 18-year-old man of theft bound the teen by the ankles, hung him upside-down and commanded a pit bull attack him while the teen's father watched. The homeowner and father are due in court Thursday in Fond... more »
August 25, 2012 1:35 PM
Wildlife officials say a 50-year-old Colorado Springs man is recovering from non-life-threatening injuries after he was attacked by a black bear while camping near Lake San Cristobal in southwestern Colorado. Colorado Parks and Wildlife spokesman Mike Porras says the man was camping in a legal but undesignated area when he... more »
August 13, 2012 10:49 PM
PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) - Police in Pueblo have arrested a man accused of hitting a 57-year-old woman on the head with a hammer and assaulting another man last week. The Pueblo Chieftain reports 41-year-old Bradley Kruse was arrested around 1 a.m. Monday. His bail has been set at $200,000. He... more »
August 10, 2012 9:17 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) - Republican candidate Mitt Romney says attacks on business and taxes are just diversions from discussing issues and positions in the presidential race. Romney's personal taxes and his business activities have come under intense criticism from the campaign of President Barack Obama and its allies. In an interview... more »
August 10, 2012 9:14 PM
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) - A university professor who wrote emails outlining a plan to attack the California high school that his late son attended before committing suicide wrote an additional email that described his attempts to burn the school and the assistant principal's home. Local media reports the email... more »
August 7, 2012 7:51 PM
Massachusetts officials confirm it was a great white shark that attacked a swimmer off Cape Cod last week. The state Division of Marine Fisheries announced the determination Tuesday after speaking with the swimmer, examining his injuries and working with the curator of the International Shark Attack File at the Florida... more »
August 6, 2012 1:46 AM
JERUSALEM (AP) - Israel's military spokesman says intelligence services had reports of an impending attack from Egypt and therefore were ready to thwart it. Masked gunmen killed 16 Egyptian soldiers at a checkpoint along the border with Gaza and Israel on Sunday, then burst through a security fence with cars... more »
August 1, 2012 6:40 AM
DENVER (AP) - Denver police say one person is dead after a shooting involving an officer. The shooting happened after officers arrested a suspect in east Denver on suspicion of a drug charge and a weapon charge. Police say an officer was taking the suspect to a police station for... more »
May 3, 2012 7:54 AM
NEW YORK (AP) - Federal prosecutors want to hold on to $180,000 in cash that was discovered in the luggage of a Boston man who died of a heart attack after getting off an Amtrak train in New York. William Coyman died in August after collapsing at New York's Pennsylvania... more »
March 11, 2012 12:55 AM
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - A prominent Afghan women's rights activist says gunmen have attacked her office in a western province in an apparent assassination attempt. Malalai Joya is a former Afghan lawmaker and vocal critic of corruption and criminality in the Afghan government, as well as the Taliban. She says... more »
March 9, 2012 6:14 AM
Most of us know how difficult it can be to get dumped or to lose a loved one, but now, doctors are saying you can actually die of a broken heart!
The symptoms are similar to those of a heart attack: chest pains and painful breathing. One cardiologist says... more »
March 2, 2012 7:20 PM
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) - A Dutch safari park says a cheetah attacked and lightly injured a 9-year-old boy who got out of a car in an enclosure full of African animals. Beekse Bergen Safari Park in the southern Netherlands says on its website the boy suffered a flesh wound... more »
February 19, 2012 12:22 AM
Police are looking for a man who attacked and robbed a pizza delivery person last night in the 2900 block of East Fountain Blvd. The driver was walking back to his vehicle when he was knocked to the ground and robbed.
The attack is raising questions about the unknown... more »
February 13, 2012 7:29 AM
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) - The husband of a Colorado lawmaker who was cleared last week of ethics charges has suffered a heart attack.
According to the Grand Junction Daily Sentinel, Rep. Laura Bradford says she will be absent from the legislature until her husband, Linton Mathews, is well... more »
October 29, 2011 9:26 AM
Thirteen NATO troops have been killed when a suicide bomber attacked a NATO convoy. We now know they were all American.
It happened early today when a suicide bomber rammed a van packed with explosives into a NATO convoy.
Afghan officials had said earlier that four Afghans, including... more »
September 25, 2011 10:10 AM
CARBONDALE, Colo. (AP) - Colorado wildlife officials are reminding residents to be alert in light of recent mountain lion attacks on animals.
Colorado Parks and Wildlife says a mountain lion killed a Carbondale-area resident's dog near the Sunlight ski resort late Wednesday.
Wildlife managers consider human safety or... more »
September 11, 2011 12:08 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama's counterterrorism adviser says the administration is taking seriously the intelligence tip of a possible al-Qaida plot tied to the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks.
The terror network has long sought to attack the U.S. again, and Obama adviser John Brennan says... more »
September 9, 2011 11:41 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) - Government officials say at least two of the men suspected of being involved in a possible al-Qaida attack to coincide with the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks are believed to be U.S. citizens or have U.S. traveling documents.
The officials say the information comes from... more »
August 27, 2011 2:17 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) - A senior Obama administration official says al-Qaida No. 2 leader, Atiyah Abd al-Rahman, has been killed in Pakistan.
Al-Rahman was a Libyan national who was considered al-Qaida's operational leader before rising to the No. 2 spot following Osama bin Laden's death in May.
Al-Rahman's death... more »
August 21, 2011 8:52 AM
A roadside bomb injured seven people including three soldiers Sunday in northern Baghdad. According to NBC news, Iraqi police said the bomb targeted civilians and exploded while people were passing by a checkpoint.
Earlier in the week, around 70 people were killed when suicide bombers, car bombs and roadside... more »
August 17, 2011 5:34 PM
It was a horrific scene at Venetucci Farm on Tuesday afternoon.
Three pregnant pigs survived an attack by a pair of pit bulls. They were attacked around 4 p.m. Staff heard the pigs squealing from afar and came rushing to save the animals.
The farm manager Patrick Hamilton says... more »
July 20, 2011 7:03 PM
DENVER (AP) - A judge says a Colorado man charged with helping stage a cyberattack on PayPal can be released on bail if he doesn't use the Internet.
Twenty-seven-year-old Vincent Charles Kershaw of Fort Collins appeared in Denver federal court Wednesday on two counts involving damage to a protected... more »
July 4, 2011 5:59 PM
Leaders in the GLBT community are warning not to fight hate with hate after a possible hate crime attack sparked outrage amongst the community.
"There's a lot of sadness. There's a lot of fear. But there's a lot of anger too." explains Charles Irwin, the Executive Director of the... more »
July 3, 2011 3:38 PM
Colorado Springs Police are investigating an assault on a group of people that occurred at around 3:30 am Saturday. Officers were dispatched to the Albertacos Restaurant at 4494 Austin Bluffs Parkway when calls to 911 described a violent attack on a group of people outside.
Upon arrival, the suspects... more »
June 18, 2011 6:22 PM
A man is still on the loose after police say he attacked a woman at the Target store near N. Carefree and Powers on Wednesday night. It happened around 10:30. "She (the victim) walked toward her car in the parking lot by herself and got in her car." explains Sgt.... more »
June 2, 2011 5:53 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. and Pakistan are trying to repair their damaged relationship by forging a new joint intelligence team to go after top terrorism suspects.
U.S. and Pakistani officials say the effort comes after Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton presented the Pakistanis with a list of... more »
April 7, 2011 6:57 PM
The Statistics are alarming. Every two minutes someone in our country is sexually assaulted, according to the Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network. In Colorado, one in four women and one in 17 men are victims of sexual violence, according to the Colorado Coalition Against Sexual Assault. April is sexual... more »
March 19, 2011 12:53 PM
Colorado Springs Police report that they were called to the Erin Inn at 6480 North Academy Blvd at around 11:15 Friday night following a report of a knife attack.
When officers arrived, they learned from by standers, that one man had followed another out of the bar and attacked... more »
November 7, 2010 10:18 AM
In a strange turn of events Colorado Springs Police were called to the intersection of Cache La Poudre and N. Nevada Ave, where a man was reported to be chasing after and jumping on moving vehicles.
A CSPD employee who had just gotten off work was at the intersection... more »
October 22, 2010 5:26 PM
A Pueblo man will stand trial for rape in an attack on a young woman in 2006. Police Officers believe Robert Bruce is responsible for a string of rapes in several states over a 19 year period.
Bruce is scheduled to stand trial in March of next year in... more »
October 20, 2010 8:39 AM
A Colorado teenager says a mountain lion attacked her while she was checking to see if her car had a flat tire.
Kendra Rutter said the mountain lion pounced on her after she got out of her car on the side of a rural road to check on her... more »
October 19, 2010 8:14 AM
Boulder's police chief and city manager are asking the public for help in identifying a suspect in the assault of an officer.
Chief Mark Beckner says his department will use all its resources to find the person responsible for the assault Saturday night that left police Sgt. Jim Byfield... more »
October 15, 2010 12:08 PM
A woman accused of destroying a controversial artwork in Colorado has pleaded not guilty.
Kathleen Folden, a 56-year-old truck driver from Kalispell, Mont., entered her plea Friday in court in Fort Collins. She's charged with one count of criminal mischief, a felony which carries a penalty of between two... more »
October 11, 2010 8:11 AM
Dozens of people will take the witness stand in a military courtroom over the next few weeks to describe the pain of bullets piercing their bodies and the sight of fellow soldiers lying in pools of blood.
But the hearing set to start tomorrow is not about an attack... more »
September 24, 2010 11:29 AM
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... more »
September 11, 2010 10:58 PM
As the names of 135 fallen firefighters and emergency medical personnel are read at the Fallen Firefighter Memorial Service, friends and family remember their fallen heroes. Perhaps none more than Lt. James Joyce, a New York City firefighter who experienced first hand the horrors of the September 11th attacks. "That... more »
September 8, 2010 3:51 PM
Would you give up a strand of your hair to assess your heart attack risk? Researchers are saying that's all it takes.
The body secretes a hormone called cortisol during times of stress and levels are usually detected in urine or saliva. But Canadian researchers discovered a way to... more »
September 3, 2010 4:46 PM
The White House is condemning attacks in Pakistan that left dozens dead. White House press secretary Robert Gibbs says the timing of the violence makes the attacks "even more reprehensible," coming during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan and as Pakistan recovers from devastating floods. The Pakistani Taliban has taken... more »
September 3, 2010 9:45 AM
Greeley police have arrested a 17-year-old girl in the assault of a jogger in a city park.
Police Sgt. Joe Tymkowych said Thursday that a 47-year-old Greeley woman was jogging in the park Aug. 24 when she saw a group of teens watching a girl beat up another girl.... more »
September 2, 2010 4:59 PM
A toddler had to be airlifted to Children's Hospital in Denver after it was attacked by a moose.
The little boy, about two-and-a-half years old, was playing on a beach at Grand Lake when the attack happened.
Paramedics rushed the child to Granby Medical Center, then air lifted... more »
August 25, 2010 4:23 PM
The Pentagon says a foreign spy agency pulled off the most serious breach of Defense Department computer networks ever by inserting a flash drive into a U.S. military laptop.
The previously classified incident took place in 2008 in the Middle East. It was disclosed in a magazine article by... more »
August 25, 2010 10:35 AM
New research suggests some migraine sufferers have a higher risk of dying from heart disease and stroke.
The study from the University of Iceland followed over 18,000 men and women for 26 years. Researchers found those who had migraines with aura, or vision problems during their headaches, were at... more »
August 19, 2010 3:38 PM
The U.S. is warning about the Chinese military's use of civilian computer experts in clandestine cyber attacks repeatedly aimed at American companies and government agencies.
The Pentagon says the People's Liberation Army is using "information warfare units" to develop viruses to attack enemy computer systems and networks. Those units... more »
August 17, 2010 12:45 PM
A man died Tuesday after firing shots at a police station in McKinney, Texas, the Dallas Morning News reported a local official as saying.
"A suspect is dead," said McKinney city spokeswoman Anna Folmsbee. It was not clear if the man killed himself or was shot by police.
... more »
August 4, 2010 8:37 AM
State wildlife officials investigating a fatal grizzly bear attack outside Yellowstone National Park are looking into allegations that a photographer might have been baiting wildlife in the area.
Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks Department spokesman Ron Aasheim told KTVQ-TV in Billings Tuesday that the agency is investigating the allegations.... more »
July 30, 2010 9:53 AM
Montana wildlife officials say they have captured the fourth and final grizzly bear believed involved in the fatal mauling of a Michigan man at a campground near Yellowstone National Park.
A sow and two of her three cubs had been trapped by Thursday. The final year-old cub was found... more »
July 27, 2010 7:19 PM
The new top man for the Transportation Security Administration the TSA spent time in Pueblo Tuesday. John Pistole talked about the governments need to improve our country's railroad security against terrorists. Pistole became the Administrator of the TSA in June. He says he's aware an attack on our country's railway... more »
July 23, 2010 2:44 PM
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) - Police say a California woman tried to run over a man with her car, then hurled a bag of urine at arresting officers. Pasadena Lt. Chris Russ says 39-year-old Monica Avila was booked for investigation of attempted murder.
Investigators say the brother of Avila's ex-boyfriend... more »
July 22, 2010 8:09 AM
With just three weeks left before Colorado's primary elections and mail-in ballots already hitting mailboxes, the sleepy Democratic Senate primary is showing more life.
Democratic Sen. Michael Bennet aired his first negative ad Tuesday against challenger Andrew Romanoff. The same day, Romanoff launched an attack at the incumbent. Romanoff... more »
July 16, 2010 6:24 PM
The little Colorado Springs girl bitten by a dog earlier this week is home. Little Meagan Garrow was released from the hospital Friday. Meagan was attacked by a neighborhood dog, her face badly damaged.
She's had surgery, and will have to have more in the future, but Meagan's mom... more »
July 9, 2010 9:13 AM
A 51-year-old man is out of the hospital after being attacked by a bear in his home in Bailey in the mountains west of Denver.
State wildlife officials say the man, whose name wasn't released, was bitten by the bear early Thursday when he found the animal in the... more »
June 15, 2010 4:26 PM
Maybe this isn't the best story to share as local activists are encouraging people to bike to work. But police in Alaska say a 45-year-old man riding his bicycle to work survived a grizzly bear attack.
Anchorage police say Sean Berkey was riding his bike to his office at... more »
May 19, 2010 1:44 PM
A law enforcement official says the Times Square bomb suspect had considered bombing New York's Grand Central station or other targets before settling on Times Square.
The official tells The Associated Press that Faisal Shahzad first considered Grand Central Terminal, Rockefeller Center and the World Financial Center in New... more »
May 8, 2010 12:12 PM
U.S. counterterrorism officials say the Times Square plot is a possible signal that militant leaders in Pakistan have shifted focus to targets in the U.S. and the West instead of sticking to their home base. The officials are warning that the failed attack in New York City could be only... more »
April 20, 2010 12:16 PM
A man lost part of his pinky finger when a thief snatched an iPad that was in a bag tied around the man's hand.
Fifty-nine-year-old Bill Jordan said he had just purchased Apple's latest must-have item at a store at Denver's Cherry Creek Mall Thursday and was near the... more »
April 13, 2010 4:05 PM
An Oklahoma City man is recovering after his nose was cut off during a bizarre attack at a bar.
The suspect, Adan Zapata, is charged with assault with a deadly weapon. Police say Zapata, the bar's manager, thought the victim and his friends were making too much noise. Zapata... more »
April 13, 2010 9:51 AM
President Barack Obama says the risk of nuclear attack has increased, calling it a "cruel irony" after the end of the Cold War. In his opening address to the first full day of the Nuclear Security Summit, the president notes that the risks of nations going to war with nuclear... more »
April 6, 2010 8:04 PM
It's turned into a gruesome case of animal abuse at a farm in El Paso County. Workers at the Venetucci farm say someone's been attacking their pigs. "It's just disheartening that something like this could happen." says Susan Gordon, the farm's manager.
In less than a week pigs at... more »