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1 year 8 months ago

Six dead in Florida hostage situation

HIALEAH, Fla. (AP) - Police say a gunman who barricaded himself with hostages inside a South Florida apartment complex has killed six people before being shot to death by a SWAT team. Sgt. Eddie Rodriguez tells The Associated Press the hours-long standoff began around 6:30 p.m. EDT in a five-story...

1 year 9 months ago

Driver kills pedestrians; arrested for DUI

GRAND LAKE, Colo. (AP) - One person is dead and others are injured after a pickup plowed into pedestrians after Grand Lake's fireworks show. The crash happened Thursday night on U.S. Highway 34. The 33-year-old pickup driver was arrested there. He's being held on suspicion of driving under the influence...

2 years 7 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 9 months ago

Yasser Arafat's body to be exhumed

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) - A top aide says Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has given his permission to exhume the remains of his predecessor, Yasser Arafat. The decision came days after a Swiss institute found elevated traces of a radioactive agent reportedly on Arafat's belongings, reviving speculation the legendary Palestinian...

2 years 11 months ago

Motorcyclist killed in overnight crash

A motorcycle rider in Colorado Springs is dead after crashing his bike overnight. It happened a little after 1 a.m. at the five points intersection, where Tejon and Cheyenne Blvd. meet. Officers says the rider was thrown from the motorcycle and into a retaining wall. The man...

2 years 11 months ago

Teen dies in hit and run

A 14 year old boy has died in a hit and run crash. It happened on Circle Drive, near the intersection of Circle and Airport near 8:30 Thursday night. Colorado Springs police say the boy was running on the sidewalk on Circle, tripped and fell, then ran across...

2 years 11 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 4 weeks ago

Killing spree suspect dead after standoff

TOULOUSE, France (AP) - A police official says that the suspect in a three-attack killing spree who claims links to al-Qaida is dead. The official, Didier Martinez of the Unite SGP police union, says the news was announced Thursday on the police radio shortly after a 5-minute volley of gunfire....

3 years 1 month ago

1 dead in Coast Guard helicopter crash

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) - The U.S. Coast Guard says one crewmember is dead and three others remain missing following a helicopter crash in Alabama during a training mission. Spokeswoman Petty Officer 2nd Class Elizabeth Bordelon says an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crashed Tuesday evening in Mobile Bay, near Point Clear, Ala....

3 years 1 month ago

Second student dies from shooting at Ohio school

CHARDON, Ohio (AP) - Authorities say a student wounded in an Ohio school shooting has been declared brain dead, the second reported fatality. Hugh Shannon, administrator at the Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner's Office, says officials received the word early this morning about Russell King Jr. Shannon says the office is...

3 years 2 months ago

Fire in Honduras prison kills more than 250

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) - A forensic official in Honduras says a fire that swept through a prison has killed at least 272 inmates. Lucy Marder, chief of forensic medicine for the prosecutors' office, gave the death count to reporters in a radio news conference early Wednesday. The head of the...

3 years 2 months ago

Two confirmed dead, 2 injured

Colorado Springs Police have confirmed two people are dead, two others injured in a multiple shooting at the Timberlane Apartments on E. Bijou. It happened around 4:30 a.m. Police say there were multiple shots fired in the area. No suspects are in custody.

3 years 5 months ago

5 dead after copter crash in Hawaii

HONOLULU (AP) - Federal officials are investigating the fiery crash of a helicopter that slammed into a mountain ridge on Hawaii's Molokai island, killing the pilot and four tourists aboard. Authorities say the aircraft carrying the five people was on a tourist excursion of West Maui and Molokai when...

3 years 6 months ago

Missing college student found dead

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Authorities say a 20-year-old Arkansas college student reported missing last week has been found dead in a pond south of Little Rock and her death has been ruled a homicide. Officials said Monday that Patricia Guardado's body was discovered Sunday afternoon in a few...

3 years 6 months ago

Weezer bass player found dead

CHICAGO (AP) - Chicago police say former Weezer bass player Mikey Welsh has been found dead in a Chicago hotel room. Police spokeswoman Laura Kubiak says Welsh was supposed to check out of the Raffaello Hotel at 1 p.m. Saturday. When he didn't, hotel staff went to his room...

3 years 7 months ago

Update: Suspect found dead

Colorado Springs Police tell us they have found one of the women suspected of hitting an El Paso County Deputy with her car Tuesday evening. Police tell us they found a Hispanic woman in her 20's just before 11pm in the parking garage at Memorial Hospital, she was suffering...

3 years 7 months ago

Driver died after high-speed flight ID'd

AURORA, Colo. (AP) - The driver found dead after apparently taking his 2- and 3-year-old children on a high-speed flight from Aurora police has been identified as 34-year-old Oscar Penaloza of Denver. Police say Penaloza's body was found about 60 feet behind the SUV after it crashed in a park...

3 years 8 months ago

Update: AutoZone victim identified

Colorado Springs police have identified the person killed Wednesday at the AutoZone. The victim is 39-year-old Joaquin Paniagua of Colorado Springs. The suspect in this shooting, Ernest Schmidt, who also goes by Edward Coffey, is in court today facing charges of First Degree Murder, Attempted First Degree Murder, Aggravated...

3 years 8 months ago

Body of missing girl found

STEWARTSTOWN, N.H. (AP) - Investigators hope an autopsy on an 11-year-old New Hampshire girl sheds more light on her disappearance and death. An autopsy on Celina Cass of Stewartstown is scheduled for Tuesday. Celina's body was recovered from the Connecticut River on Monday about a week after the...

3 years 8 months ago

2 possibly dead in Mira Loma shooting

UPDATE: We are getting reports from Colorado Springs Police that two people are thought to be dead in a shooting on Mira Loma Circle in Colorado Springs. A third person has been seriously injured. The shooting happened around 10:30 tonight. More information as we get it.

3 years 11 months ago

Larimer County inmate found dead

DENVER (AP) - Authorities are investigating the death of a 31-year-old inmate in the Larimer County Jail. The Larimer County Sheriff's Department says the prisoner was found unresponsive in a restroom Wednesday afternoon after saying he felt ill while working in the jail kitchen. The Denver Post reports that he...

4 years 1 month ago

Two found dead in Douglas County home

Douglas County Deputies say two adults were found dead in a home this morning southwest of Castle Rock when officers responded to a call for a welfare check. Ron Hanavan, a spokesperson with the Douglas County Sheriff's Office, says deputies were called to a home in the 2400 block...

4 years 2 months ago

Skier dies at Keystone

KEYSTONE, Colo. (AP) - The Summit County coroner says a skier is dead after being found in the trees off a run at Keystone ski resort. Coroner Joanne Richardson said Thursday that Jennifer Agule of Breckenridge was found during sweeping operations at the resort at around 8 p.m. Wednesday....

4 years 4 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 5 months ago

4 deaths prompt Graco stroller recall

Baby gear maker Graco is recalling about 2 million strollers after receiving reports of four infant strangulations in the strollers. The Consumer Product Safety Commission, which announced the recall Wednesday, said the infant strangulations occurred between 2003 and 2005. The strollers being recalled are older versions of the...

4 years 6 months ago

Tom Bosley dead at 83

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Tom Bosley, the patient, understanding father on television's long-running "Happy Days," has died. He was 83. The family says Bosley died of heart failure at 4 a.m. Tuesday at a hospital near his Palm Springs home. Bosley's agent, Sheryl Abrams, says he was also battling lung...

4 years 6 months ago

3 bodies found in Springs home

Colorado Springs police say three bodies were found inside a home on Essex Lane Monday afternoon. That's near Academy and Constitution in the Wasson neighborhood. Investigators say a man came home around 3:30 p.m. to find his wife dead. Officers found her two teenage children dead, in different rooms...

4 years 6 months ago

Dad kills 2 sons, wounds third

Authorities say a man shot his three teenage sons, two fatally, at their home in southern New Jersey before police killed him. Jason Laughlin, a spokesman for the Camden County Prosecutor's Office, says the shootings occurred late Thursday at the home in Pennsauken, a Camden suburb. Laughlin identified...

4 years 6 months ago

Traffic accident victim dies from injuries

A 19-year-old man has died from injuries he suffered Monday evening in a traffic accident in Colorado Springs. Patrick Culpepper was declared dead Tuesday. Culpepper was a passenger in the front seat of a car driven by Alyssa Mitchell, 18. According to Colorado Springs Police, Mitchell made a...

4 years 6 months ago

Entertainer Eddie Fisher dies at 82

Entertainer Eddie Fisher, whose singing career was overshadowed by scandals of his marriages to Debbie Reynolds and Elizabeth Taylor, has died. He was 82. His daughter, Tricia Leigh Fisher, said Fisher died Wednesday night of complications from hip surgery at a hospital in Berkeley, Calif. Fisher sold millions...

4 years 7 months ago

MCI founder dies

JOLIET, Ill. (AP) - John "Jack" Goeken (GOH'-ken), founder of telecom giant MCI, has died after a long battle with cancer. He was 80. The Goeken Group Corp., a company he founded in Chicago's suburbs after MCI, says Goeken died Thursday in his hometown of Joliet, Illinois. Goeken...

4 years 7 months ago

Winds push fire through 2 dozen Detroit homes

Flames swept through at least two dozen Detroit homes, fanned by strong winds that toppled power lines across the city and knocked out service to at least 113,000 Michigan homes and businesses. Tuesday night's fires were scattered through at least three neighborhoods, including along several blocks on the east...

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