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2 years 9 months ago

Small plane crashes into suburban Denver street

THORNTON, Colo. (AP) - Authorities say a twin-engine plane has crashed into an intersection in the north Denver suburb of Thornton, but there was no immediate word on any injuries. Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Allen Kenitzer says the plane crashed at about 3:25 p.m. Wednesday at the intersection of...

2 years 10 months ago

Drafting a constitution on Facebook

In modern day Iceland everyone can be James Madison or Thomas Jefferson. The citizens of the North-Atlantic nation are drafting a new constitution and they're opening debate over document to the public via social media. Serving in place of the State House of Philadelphia are Facebook, Twitter, Fllickr and YouTube....

3 years 6 months ago

Doomed balloon plunged from sky at 50 mph

A balloon carrying a Colorado woman and her flight partner plunged from the sky at 50 mph, making survival of the pair unlikely. Carol Rymer-Davis of Denver and Richard Abruzzo of Albuquerque have been missing since Wednesday, when their balloon disappeared during a thunderstorm over the Adriatic Sea. The...

3 years 7 months ago

Car crashes into the Satellite Hotel

A car has crashed through a window into the Satellite Hotel, on Academy Blvd., in Colorado Springs. The driver, described by emergency crews on scene as an 85-year-old man, was not hurt. No one inside the hotel was hurt, either. The hotel is described as structurally sound.

3 years 9 months ago

4 Denver police injured in chase

Four Denver police officers were treated for minor injuries after a drive-by shooting suspect's car was rammed by police cruisers. Police say a man suspected of firing shots into a group of people and hitting a man in the leg fled from police late Wednesday. During the chase, police...

3 years 10 months ago

Fine for stealing plane: $40

A homeless man caused about $12,000 in damage when he stole and crashed a single-engine airplane at a Maryland airport - but he'll pay just $40 in restitution. Frederick County Circuit Judge G. Edward Dwyer Jr. was surprised at the small amount,"Only $40?" Prosecutors explained that insurance had...

4 years 1 month ago

Stored sandbags crash through a floor

Nearly 5,000 sandbags collapsed through the floor of a storage building in Fargo, North Dakota, snapping gas pipes. Firefighters closed down several roads surrounding the warehouse. Five people inside the building were able to get out unhurt. The gas line was shut off and the hazmat team quickly...

4 years 1 month ago

Wife of Austin plane pilot to speak out

The Red Cross says the wife of the pilot who crashed his plane into a Texas office building that housed an IRS office plans to reach out to media and answer questions. Red Cross spokeswoman Marty McKellips says A. Joseph Stack's family planned to "give information and answer questions"...

4 years 2 months ago

Complaints over Toyota Prius brakes

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has received about 100 complaints involving the brakes of the Prius new model. Two involved crashes resulting in injuries. The Japanese government has also received 14 complaints in Japan about brake problems with Toyota's popular Prius hybrid. Toyota's sales are being battered...

4 years 2 months ago

Deer jumps into SUV, injures driver

A Georgia man was commuting to work when a deerjumped through the window of his SUV, and head-butted him. The deer's back end was hanging out of the vehicle as Clarence Johnson and his surprised passenger drove down the road. "I was just riding listening to Ricky Smiley and...

4 years 4 months ago

Semi-truck hits snow plow near Trinidad

A C-DOT snowplow was hit by a semi-truck on I-25 Wednesday, sending two people to the hospital. According to the Colorado State Patrol, the snowplow was clearing the left southbound lane. A semidriven by Kyle Somers, 21 of Rutherglen, VA was also in the left lane. Somers, swerved at...

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