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7 months 1 week ago

Black Forest fire investigation clears Chief Harvey

BLACK FOREST, Colo - The Black Forest Fire/Rescue Protection District released an executive summary Wednesday outlining the findings of an independent investigation into the response to the Black Forest Fire. The investigation was sparked by allegations that Fire Chief Bob Harvey did not properly handle the initial fire response, did...

2 years 5 months ago

Black Hawk copter crashes in bad weather

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (AP) - An Afghan official says a U.S. Army helicopter that crashed went down in bad weather as it was racing to the site of a suicide bombing against a police checkpoint. The American military has confirmed the Black Hawk crashed on a nighttime mission Thursday, and initial...

3 years 7 months ago

New Deputy Fire Chief welcomed

Colorado Springs welcomes a new deputy fire chief, the first African American to achieve that rank in this city. Tommy Smith paid tribute to his father, who died a little over a week ago. Smith said his father grew up in South Carolina and as a boy wasn't allowed...

3 years 10 months ago

Police investigate possible hate crime

Pueblo Police are investigating a possible hate crime that happened in the parking lot of Dutch Clark Stadium on November 5. A freshman from Pueblo West High School reported he heard an ethnic slur and turned to see who said it when someone hit him in the face. This happened...

4 years 2 days ago

Black Hills moving on power plant construction

Construction in underway on two new natural gas power plants near the Pueblo Memorial Airport. Black Hills Energy is spending more than $400 million to build the complex, which is located off of Pete Jimenez Parkway. On Tuesday, Pueblo County Commissioners approved an incentive agreement with the energy company. Black...

4 years 1 month ago

Texas congresswoman admits she violated rules

A Texas congresswoman is admitting that she wrongly steered thousands of dollars in college scholarships to her own relatives and the children of a staff member. Dallas-area Democrat Eddie Bernice Johnson said in a statement that she was unaware she was in violation of any rules governing the Congressional...

4 years 3 months ago

'Serendipity' kicks off 83rd National Spelling Bee

The spellers have taken the stage for the 83rd Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington. Fourteen-year-old Allison Black of Ider, Alabama, started things off Thursday morning by approaching the microphone and correctly spelling "serendipity." The 273 spellers from around the world are vying for the winner's trophy and more...

4 years 4 months ago

KKK lesson gets teacher in trouble

A north Georgia history teacher faces punishment after administrators say she let four students wear Ku Klux Klan-like robes for a historical reenactment. Lumpkin County Schools superintendent Dewey Moye told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution that teacher Catherine Ariemma made a poor decision. Administrators say four students in Ariemma's advanced placement...

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