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4 months 4 weeks ago

Teen accused of poisoning Grandmother

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) - Authorities say a North Carolina teenager tried to kill her grandmother by dumping insecticide and termite killer into a pot of collard greens. Cumberland County District Attorney Billy West said Friday that 17-year-old Tyt'ana Lisa-Nicole Johnson of Fayetteville was charged with two counts of attempted first-degree...

1 year 1 week ago

Body found in Fountain Creek

Police have found a man dead in Fountain Creek near Nevada and I-25. He is believed to be in his 50's, but no identity has been given at this time. Police tell us they spotted the man around 4:20 this morning. The difficult terrain made it hard...

1 year 1 week ago

Colorado boy killed by carbon monoxide

CEDAREDGE, Colo. (AP) - One boy is dead and another is in critical condition after they were apparently exposed to carbon monoxide in a camper. According to the Grand Junction Daily Sentinel, three youths were sleeping in a camper Sunday when something caused them to be exposed to carbon monoxide,...

1 year 4 months ago

Hickenlooper holding death penalty case meetings

DENVER (AP) - Gov. John Hickenlooper is meeting with lawyers, victims' families and law enforcement about the pending execution of one of three men on Colorado's death row. Hickenlooper is holding private meetings on Friday and Saturday on the Nathan Dunlap case. Spokesman Eric Brown says he's hearing information from...

1 year 4 months ago

George Jones to be laid to rest

Country singer George Jones will be laid to rest today. Fellow country stars, former First Lady Laura Bush, Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam, and former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee are scheduled to attend. The public funeral is being held at the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville. George Jones passed...

1 year 4 months ago

Boulder County Jail inmate hangs himself in cell

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - Authorities say a 30-year-old Boulder County Jail inmate facing menacing, assault and auto theft charges hanged himself in his cell. Cmdr. Rick Brough with the county sheriff's office says deputies checked on the inmate about 26 minutes before finding him unresponsive and not breathing at about...

1 year 5 months ago

Snowboarder dies in avalanche near Vail Pass

VAIL, Colo. (AP) - Eagle County sheriff's officials say a snowboarder has died after being caught in a backcountry avalanche south of Vail Pass. Sheriff's officials say three friends had been taking turns snowboarding down the Avalanche Bowl all day Thursday. They say it appears the avalanche was triggered by...

1 year 5 months ago

Texas DA will be laid to rest today

The texas District Attorney who lost his life Saturday will be laid to rest today. The funeral services for Mike McLelland and his wife, Cynthia, will take place in Wortham, Texas. That will be followed by a private burial. The governor of Texas was among the hundreds of people who...

1 year 6 months ago

Denver police arrest suspect in beating death

DENVER (AP) - Police have arrested a 47-year-old man suspected of beating another man to death near downtown Denver earlier this week. Police spokeswoman Raquel Lopez says Martin Trusty was arrested early Saturday morning for the Monday death of 44-year-old Darwin Brown. Trusty is being held for investigation of first-degree...

1 year 9 months ago

Witness recalls killing at Wyo. community college

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) - A student who witnessed last week's bow-and-arrow killing of a Wyoming community college instructor says she thought at first that the assailant brought the weapon into the classroom only to try to scare the victim. Casper College student Alexus Knight tells KTWO-AM (bit.ly/VqC19M) that slain computer...

1 year 11 months ago

Cadet found dead

An Air Force Cadet has been found dead. Officials at the Academy say the cadet was found unconscious earlier today and was taken to the Penrose Hospital where the cadet was pronounced dead. The name has not been released. The cause of death is under investigation.

2 years 1 month ago

Phyllis Diller passes away at 95

Phyllis Diller, the housewife turned humorist who aimed some of her sharpest barbs at herself, has died in Los Angeles. Her longtime manager says she died this morning in her sleep. She survived a near-fatal heart attack in 1999. Diller was a staple of nightclubs and television from...

2 years 1 month ago

Phyllis Thaxter, "Superman" star, dies at 92

Phyllis Thaxter, an actress best known for her role as Clark Kent's adoptive mother in the 1978 film "Superman," has died in Florida. She was 92. Thaxter's daughter, Skye Aubrey, says the actress died Tuesday in Longwood, just north of Orlando, after a nine-year fight with Alzheimer's disease. The Maine...

2 years 3 months ago

2 Electric Daisy Carnival revelers die in Vegas

AP: Producers of an electronic music party in Las Vegas don't think the deaths of two revelers last week will threaten the event's future there. Erika Raney, a spokeswoman for Electric Daisy Carnival producer Insomniac, says her company was "deeply saddened" by the deaths, but they occurred beyond the festival's...

2 years 4 months ago

Police get video card of hang gliding incident

CHILLIWACK, British Columbia (AP) - Police say they now have the video card from a camera that may have recorded the events leading to a woman's death after falling from a hang glider in British Columbia. Lenami Godinez-Avila, 27, was celebrating with her boyfriend last Saturday with a hang-gliding excursion,...

2 years 4 months ago

US won't pursue charges in border agent shooting

EL PASO, Texas (AP) - Federal prosecutors say there is insufficient evidence to pursue charges against a U.S. Border Patrol agent in the shooting death of a 15-year-old Mexican national in 2010. The Justice Department released a statement Friday saying the agent didn't act inconsistently with Border Patrol policy or...

2 years 5 months ago

Police identify man killed on S. Academy Blvd.

Police are now identifying the man killed in an early morning accident on South Academy Blvd. as 68-year-old Antonio Camarillo Gallegos; a Colorado Springs resident. Gallegos was found lying at the intersection of Academy Blvd. and Chelton Road around 6:15 Tuesday morning. Police say a passerby called them about...

2 years 5 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 6 months ago

Advocates head to Montrose after murder-suicide

MONTROSE, Colo. (AP) - A Colorado advocacy group is headed to Montrose following a murder-suicide in which a man shot and killed his estranged wife's girlfriend before turning the gun on himself. The Colorado Anti-Violence Program works to prevent violence within and against the gay community. Members plan to visit...

2 years 7 months ago

Coroner: Whitney Houston found in bathtub

LOS ANGELES (AP) - A coroner's official says Whitney Houston was found in a hotel bathtub but it'll take weeks to determine precisely how she died. Assistant Chief Coroner Ed Winter told reporters Sunday afternoon that police had requested that no details about Houston's autopsy be publicly released. He...

2 years 7 months ago

Georgia man dies as Keystone Ski Resort

KEYSTONE, Colo. (AP) - A Colorado coroner has released the name of a Georgia man who died Sunday while skiing at Keystone Ski Resort. Summit County Coroner Joanne Richardson says the man was 58-year-old Odo Lessacher of Griffin, Ga. Richardson says in a statement that the man was found in...

2 years 7 months ago

Coroner called to Pueblo fire

One person is believed dead in a house fire on Pueblo's south side. A large two-story home at 128 Jackson caught fire around noon. When the Fire Department arrived a woman had made it out of the house, but there was one person believed still inside in the basement....

2 years 7 months ago

Florida veteran: "I'm not dead!"

A Florida war veteran is in the middle of a new battle. This one is with the federal government to prove that he is alive. In fact, he's now been declared dead by the government, four separate times. Jerry Miller says he keeps getting letters that say he has...

2 years 7 months ago

Mourners say good-bye to Paterno

A capacity crowd of more than 12,000 is expected to pack a Penn State arena for one more tribute to Joe Paterno, the Hall of Fame football coach who died Sunday at age 85 from lung cancer. The event called "A Memorial for Joe" will cap three days of public...

2 years 7 months ago

Skier dies at Winter Park

A 28-year old man died while skiing at Mary Jane yesterday. At approximately 5:15 p.m., Winter Park Ski Patrol received a report that a skier failed to meet up with his party as planned. The man was located after a Ski Patrol search in the trees off Trestle trail....

2 years 7 months ago

UPDATE: 911 caller says deputy shot himself

Woodland Park Police are investigating a Teller County Sheriff's Deputy found dead in his home Saturday evening. According to police, the 911 caller said the deputy shot himself. The deputy was off-duty at the time of his death. More information will be released by Woodland Park Police when the...

2 years 8 months ago

Body found

Colorado Springs Police say they are investigating a death this morning. It happened late last night on the northeast side of the city, on Rim Ridge Court. That's near Vickers and Academy. We'll update you as we learn more.

2 years 8 months ago

Man stabbed in Fort Collins hotel

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) - Larimer County Sheriff's deputies arrested a man they say is suspected of stabbing another man at a Fort Collins hotel. The Fort Collins Coloradoan reports that 38-year-old Scott O'Neill faces a charge of first-degree assault and is being held at the Larimer County jail. The...

2 years 9 months ago

Man who killed boy dies in Colo. prison

DENVER (AP) - Authorities say a man imprisoned for killing an 11-year-old boy and throwing him in a trash bin has been killed under "suspicious circumstances" at Sterling Correctional Facility. Denver Coroner's Office says Lyle Brent White died Thursday and an autopsy will performed on him Saturday. The...

2 years 9 months ago

Inmate dies in Sterling

STERLING, Colo. (AP) - Colorado Department of Corrections officials say an inmate has been found dead in his cell at the Sterling Correctional Facility. The inmate was found around 4:15 a.m. Friday. His name wasn't immediately released. The death is under investigation.

2 years 9 months ago

Chicago Hospital Shooting

CHICAGO (AP) - Authorities say a woman has died after being shot at the parking garage of a hospital complex in Chicago. The Cook County Medical Examiner's Office confirmed the fatality early Friday to The Associated Press but provided no other information about the victim. The University of Illinois...

2 years 9 months ago

Suspicious death in Colorado Springs

Police are investigating a suspicious death in Colorado Springs this morning. It happened on the 2600 block of Gold Camp Road. That's in the foothills of Colorado Springs. Colorado Springs Fire Department says they received a call about a fire at a dirt road called Captain Jack's Trail...

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