May 14, 2013 10:02 PM
PUEBLO - The state agency that oversees halfway houses believes managers at Pueblo's Minnequa Community Corrections followed all the proper procedures after an offender in their custody died 18 months ago of a drug overdose.
Adam Beauchamp, 27, took a lethal amount of Fentanyl back on November 20, 2011... more »
May 8, 2013 9:04 AM
UPDATE: Colorado Springs Police say around midnight neighbors heard a disturbance outside a home on Camfield Circle.
When officers got there they found a man's body in the front yard of a home.
It appears he died from trauma to the body, he has not been identified at... more »
May 3, 2013 4:04 PM
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... more »
May 2, 2013 3:06 AM
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... more »
May 1, 2013 5:10 AM
Today marks the second anniversary of the death of Osama bin Laden.
The al-Qaeda leader was killed after U.S. Navy Seals tracked him to his compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan.
The U.S. military buried his body at sea within 24 hours to prevent his grave becoming a shrine to... more »
April 29, 2013 9:41 PM
A dangerous trend is hitting home. Discovery Canyon ninth grader Sean Hill died this weekend after playing the 'choking game'.
The Centers for Disease Control says the 'choking game' is played mostly by older children and early adolescents as a way to get a brief high. They either choke... more »
April 27, 2013 12:02 PM
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... more »
April 20, 2013 7:13 PM
Friday morning, the Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region notified news outlets of an active investigation into an animal cruelty case.
Around 7:45 a.m., a "witness" reported seeing a 4-month-old Australian cattle dog puppy being thrown out of a moving SUV.
The "witness" identified the vehicle as... more »
April 19, 2013 12:38 AM
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... more »
April 13, 2013 2:23 PM
DENVER (AP) - Authorities have released the name of a 20-year-old man who was killed when he was struck by a vehicle near the University of Denver. The Denver coroner identified the man as Wilson King of Winnetka, Ill. Police say King, a DU student, was hit when he tried... more »
April 5, 2013 4:18 AM
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... more »
March 30, 2013 12:16 PM
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - The U.S. military has identified a member of the Navy's SEAL Team 6 who died during parachute training in southern Arizona. Navy officials say 31-year-old Special Warfare Operator Chief Brett D. Shadle of Elizabethville, Pa., died when he and another SEAL collided in midair Thursday. Shadle... more »
March 22, 2013 3:05 AM
While investigators with the El Paso County Sheriff's Office make their way to Texas, News 5 is learning new details about Even Spencer Ebel, 28, and his possible involvement in the death of Tom Clements.
Ebel's criminal past contains numerous felony charges from criminal impersonation to aggravated robbery.
... more »
March 21, 2013 1:23 AM
More than 24 hours into the investigation and detectives with the El Paso County Sheriff's Office have not identified a suspect in the shooting death of Colorado Department of Corrections Executive Director Tom Clements
While detectives continue their search for a gunman, friends and colleagues are left mourning.
... more »
March 20, 2013 5:54 PM
DENVER (AP) - Colorado's debate over repealing the death penalty will stay on hold, for now. A second legislative committee in as many days delayed consideration on proposals to do away with the death penalty. Tuesday's delay came on a bill to ask voters whether the death penalty should be... more »
March 20, 2013 6:07 AM
Governor Hickenlooper's office confirms the death of Department of Corrections Director Tom Clements.
He was shot at his home last night.
It happened at a home on Higby and Colonial Park.
That's in the black forest area. Officials say the call came down before nine p-m last... more »
February 23, 2013 5:29 PM
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... more »
February 18, 2013 4:45 PM
Detectives with the Colorado Springs Police Department will be making their way to Greenville, North Carolina this week to speak with a suspect they believe is involved in a suspicious death at a hotel.
Sunday morning, officers responded to the Crowne Plaza Hotel, 2886 S. Circle Drive on a... more »
February 12, 2013 11:59 AM
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Airport officials say they're following up on the death of a passenger flying United Airlines from Denver to Salt Lake City. Salt Lake City airport spokeswoman Barbara Gann confirmed the passenger's Sunday evening death, but declined to release the person's age, gender or name. She... more »
January 23, 2013 7:29 PM
New details continue to pour in over Tuesday's deadly officer involved shooting in Woodland Park.
Around 2:30 p.m., two officers with the Woodland Park Police Department pulled over Craig Bondo, 20, for driving a stolen Saturn station wagon along Highway 24.
While attempting to make an arrest, the... more »
December 29, 2012 1:02 PM
NEW YORK (AP) - New York City police say they have a suspect in custody in the death of a man who was shoved in front of a speeding subway train. An NYPD spokesman said Saturday that detectives had questioned a woman and that she had "made statements implicating herself"... more »
December 4, 2012 4:08 PM
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... more »
November 9, 2012 12:11 AM
A local mom is grieving after her infant daughter was found dead at a local daycare. Even worse, the baby was named after the mother's best friend who was killed earlier this year in a gruesome murder-suicide.
It was February 21, 2012. Tara Buckler, 26, was standing in her... more »
October 21, 2012 7:00 PM
It was a chance to have a fun time with your family while remembering the life of a little girl who passed away too soon.
Justice for Jessica day at the Colorado Springs House of Bounce helped raise money for the family of Jessica Ridgeway. Half of the admission and... more »
October 16, 2012 7:31 PM
New details today in the death of a Fowler man. We've learned that Byron Griffy died from a gunshot wound to his head. We spoke to those at the Otero County Sheriff Office who are investigating along with the Colorado Bureau of Investigation.
Family members found Byron Griffy dead... more »
October 1, 2012 6:52 PM
Hundreds of family, friends, and Department of Corrections employees gathered in Ordway today to remember Sergeant Mary Ricard, who was killed last week at the Arkansas Valley Correctional Facility.
Through music and prayer, Mary was remembered as a woman with a passion for life and family.
She was... more »
September 28, 2012 3:11 PM
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.
September 23, 2012 12:31 PM
TYLER, Texas (AP) - Authorities say the body of a 3-year-old autistic boy has been found near a marina after the toddler disappeared from his lakeside home a day earlier. Smith County Sheriff's Lt. Larry Wiginton says rescuers found the body of Evan Reed "a good little ways" from his... more »
September 23, 2012 12:29 PM
DENVER (AP) - Pitkin County investigators are asking the public for help in finding the person or people who shot a man to death and dumped his body in the forest near Aspen 33 years ago. Sheriff Joe DiSalvo says the remains of a man found in 1979 by mushroom... more »
September 16, 2012 5:31 PM
The people who knew George McHenry the best, his friends and family, say they are in a state of shock following his death.
McHenry passed away in a plane crash this morning at the airport in Pueblo. Pilots at the airport today were too upset to speak with us... more »
September 16, 2012 3:01 PM
ASPEN, Colo. (AP) - Authorities have released the name of a man who fell more than 600 feet to his death while hiking Maroon Bells near Aspen. The Pitkin County Coroner's Office identified the man Sunday as 34-year-old Derek Kelley of Colorado Springs. Kelley was about 300 feet from the... more »
September 10, 2012 7:48 PM
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - Federal officials say a mountain pine beetle outbreak that left Western states with vast stands of dead and dying trees has eased for the second consecutive year. With fewer trees for the beetles to eat, the U.S. Forest Service said Monday that 3.8 million acres with... more »
August 25, 2012 3:38 PM
Neil Armstrong, the first man to walk on the moon, died today, weeks after heart surgery and days after his 82nd birthday.
Armstrong commanded the Apollo 11 spacecraft that landed on the moon on July 20, 1969, and he radioed back to Earth the historic news of "one giant leap... more »
August 25, 2012 1:53 PM
Zachary Doggett has been arrested and charged with First Degree Murder and Child Abuse Resulting in Death.
He's an active duty Fort Carson soldier.
The autopsy of his10-month-old step son was completed, and the cause of death was determined to be blunt force head trauma and was ruled a... more »
August 25, 2012 12:36 PM
An active duty Fort Carson soldier is arrested after the death of a 10-month-old boy.
Last night, Sand Creek officers when to a home on Brant Hollow Court where the young child was unconscious but breathing.
He was taken to the hospital, where doctors found multiple bruises on his... more »
August 20, 2012 4:41 PM
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... more »
August 15, 2012 6:15 PM
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... more »
August 14, 2012 2:48 PM
The actor best known as the nerdy high-school student Arnold Horshack on "Welcome Back, Kotter," has died in Florida.
Ron Palillo died early this morning in Palm Beach Gardens of an apparent heart attack.
Palillo was forever remembered for the character he played from 1975 to 1979 on the... more »
June 18, 2012 12:22 AM
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... more »
June 17, 2012 12:24 AM
TORONTO (AP) - One person is dead and three are injured after a massive stage collapsed hours before a Radiohead concert in Toronto.
A police spokesman says crewmembers were setting up the stage at the Downsview Park venue when it collapsed.
Dusty Lalas, an employee with a Toronto... more »
June 10, 2012 1:35 AM
NEW YORK (AP) - Two weeks ago, Roberto Medina's sister died while undergoing surgery to give him one of her kidneys. Now, the ailing New York City man is leaving the hospital feeling traumatized - again. Medina told reporters he was summoned to Montefiore Medical Center on Wednesday and told... more »
May 9, 2012 6:58 AM
DENVER (AP) - Coroner's officials have ruled the deaths of three people in a fast-moving wildfire west of Denver in March as accidental. Jefferson County coroner's officials say 77-year-old Sam Lucas and his 76-year-old wife, Linda Lucas, died from smoke-inhalation and exposure to flames. Deputy Coroner Carl Blesch tells The... more »
May 4, 2012 9:32 PM
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,... more »
April 27, 2012 8:41 PM
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... more »
April 26, 2012 12:53 AM
BALTIMORE (AP) - Baltimore police say they have arrested a man in the death of North Carolina teenager whose body was found in a nearby river after she went missing in 2010 while visiting family in the area. Police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi told The Associated Press on Wednesday evening that... more »
April 18, 2012 9:35 AM
One person is dead after an overnight shooting in Pueblo.
It happened on the 2300 block of De Soto. That's on the west side.
Officers say they were called to a home after a report of shots fired. When they arrived on scene, three men had been shot.... more »
April 10, 2012 8:01 PM
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... more »
April 8, 2012 6:19 PM
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... more »
March 21, 2012 8:47 AM
DENVER (AP) - A man on Colorado's death row for killing four people at a Chuck E. Cheese restaurant nearly 19 years ago is asking a federal court to overturn his death sentence. Attorneys for Nathan Dunlap told a panel of the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Tuesday... more »
March 7, 2012 6:32 AM
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... more »
March 4, 2012 8:17 PM
Colorado Springs police have identified a shooting victim killed after attending a party at the Sin City Disciples motorcycle club.
Police have ruled the death of Virgil Means, 31, homicide. According to police, Means was attending a party at the clubhouse on 628 W. Vermijo when he was involved... more »
February 23, 2012 3:26 AM
ATTALLA, Ala. (AP) - Roger Simpson said he looked down the road and saw a little girl running outside her home but didn't give it another thought. Police in eastern Alabama, however, say the man witnessed a murder in progress. Authorities say 9-year-old Savannah Hardin died after being forced to... more »
February 17, 2012 8:26 AM
AKRON, Ohio (AP) - Prosecutors in Ohio are moving ahead with plans for an adult trial for a teenager charged in the shooting deaths of three men lured by phony Craigslist job offers. A judge said 17-year-old Brogan Rafferty would be transported from juvenile lockup for arraignment in adult court... more »
February 17, 2012 1:35 AM
LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) - The FBI says an immigration agent shot and injured another agent and was then killed by a third colleague in a federal building in Long Beach. FBI Special Agent Steven Martinez says the shooting occurred at about 5:30 p.m. Thursday. There were conflicting early reports... more »
February 12, 2012 10:25 PM
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... more »
February 6, 2012 7:29 AM
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... more »
February 2, 2012 3:09 PM
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.... more »
January 31, 2012 12:48 PM
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... more »
January 30, 2012 4:29 PM
El Paso Sheriff's officials are investigating what is being called an accident death in eastern El Paso County.
Deputies responded to a call at 7:40 a.m. at 36,000 Corona Road about a trapped person and found a 73-year-old man who appeared to be trapped between a trailer and a... more »
January 30, 2012 12:34 AM
David Mussack is struggling with the loss of his brother Mark who died of a heart attack. "It hurts. It's rough." he says, "He was a good guy. He was energetic. He was outgoing."
As tough as Mark's was for his brother to hear, the mystery surrounding his death... more »
January 26, 2012 6:50 AM
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... more »
January 23, 2012 4:53 PM
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.... more »
January 22, 2012 4:24 PM
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... more »
January 16, 2012 4:46 PM
LITTLETON, Colo. (AP) - Authorities say a family member who was mistaken for an intruder has been stabbed to death at a suburban Denver home. Littleton police say the man died at a hospital after he was stabbed late Saturday.
Few details have been released. The victim has not... more »
January 15, 2012 3:54 PM
DURANGO, Colo. (AP) - Authorities say a skier has died after falling and sliding about 1,500 feet at the Silverton Mountain ski resort. The Durango Herald reports that 25-year-old Sydney Elizabeth Owens of Denver died Saturday. San Juan County Undersheriff Kristine Burns says the accident occurred on the Riff Run... more »
January 10, 2012 5:54 AM
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.
December 27, 2011 7:12 AM
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... more »
December 9, 2011 6:25 PM
Sheriffs Deputies rope off French Elementary School in Security this afternoon after officials say a dead body was found on the schools roof after school. Stay with News 5 and KOAA.com for updates. more »
December 9, 2011 8:35 AM
DENVER (AP) - The Colorado Department of Human Services is defending two social workers who are being sued over the death of a 7-year-old boy who starved to death.
Agency spokeswoman Revekka Balancier tells the Denver Post the agency has confidence that its workers perform their duties with attention... more »
December 3, 2011 12:21 PM
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... more »
November 30, 2011 11:48 AM
DECATUR, Ga. (AP) - Hundreds of mourners are gathering at a Georgia church for the funeral of a Florida A&M University band member who authorities say died after being hazed. The pews of Beulah Missionary Baptist Church in Decatur just outside of Atlanta were packed Wednesday with friends and family... more »
November 26, 2011 1:25 PM
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) - Police have a suspect in custody in an apparent robbery at a home in Orchard Mesa that involved the shooting of a man and another man being struck in the head with a pipe. One person died and another was seriously injured.
The Daily... more »
November 26, 2011 8:25 AM
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. more »
November 25, 2011 5:27 AM
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... more »
November 23, 2011 2:55 PM
GREELEY, Colo. (AP) - Police in Colorado are seeking an arrest warrant for a man in the slaying of an athletic trainer for the Harlem Globetrotters.
The Greeley Tribune reported Wednesday that Draton Mares of Northglenn is wanted on charges of first-degree murder in the shooting death of Thomas... more »
November 23, 2011 7:51 AM
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... more »
November 22, 2011 7:13 AM
Prosecutors now say they won't pursue charges over the death of a 71-year-old man who was knocked out after an argument with a driver in El Paso County.
Investigators say Robert Gott was stopped at an intersection in early September when the driver behind him honked because Gott failed... more »
November 22, 2011 7:07 AM
AMSTERDAM (AP) - Police say an argument about loud music could be the reason Seattle Mariners outfielder Greg Halman was stabbed to death.
Police spokeswoman Patricia Wessels tells The Associated Press that loud music "appears to be the reason the victim walked downstairs," but police are still trying to... more »
November 6, 2011 11:52 AM
FREDERICKS, Colo. (AP) - Authorities say they are investigating the death of an athletic trainer for the Harlem Globetrotters after he was found shot in his Colorado home. Weld County sheriff spokeswoman Margie Martinez said Saturday that the girlfriend of 42-year-old Thomas Bashline's called deputies around 4:30 p.m. Friday, saying... more »
November 6, 2011 11:41 AM
NEW YORK (AP) - A grandson of William Randolph Hearst who served on the board of directors of the Hearst Corp. for 44 years has died in New York City. John Randolph Hearst Jr. was 77. The Hearst Corp. says in a statement on its website that John Randolph Hearst... more »
October 27, 2011 10:23 AM
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The defense of the doctor charged in Michael Jackson's death will shift Thursday away from personality to the science that his attorneys hope will prevent the physician from being convicted. The final witnesses testifying for Dr. Conrad Murray will be fellow doctors, one an expert in... more »
October 23, 2011 1:49 PM
BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - A woman convicted in the death of her 10-week-old son is trying to convince a judge she deserves a new trial on the argument that her ex-husband and family allegedly influenced her ability to defend herself in court. The Boulder Daily Camera reports that Molly Midyette... more »
October 23, 2011 1:45 PM
DE BEQUE, Colo. (AP) - A 62-year-old man died from a fall while he was mountain biking in western Colorado. The Mesa County Coroner's office says Rifle resident Steven D. Chesley died from a blunt-force neck injury after the accident Friday afternoon near De Beque The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel... more »
October 21, 2011 8:10 PM
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A judge says comments made to a reporter by a key expert who will testify for the doctor charged in Michael Jackson's death may be a violation of a court order. Superior Court Judge Michael Pastor on Friday set a Nov. 16 hearing to consider whether... more »
October 21, 2011 8:05 PM
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - A Colorado Springs rock musician has died after he was punched and knocked to the ground in a fight involving other members of his band. Police say Terry Span died Thursday, 12 days after the fight outside a club where the band had played. The... more »
October 10, 2011 6:29 PM
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - A copy of Steve Jobs' death certificate indicates the Apple co-founder died of respiratory arrest that resulted from pancreatic cancer that had spread to other organs.
Jobs died last Wednesday at age 56. Apple Inc. didn't disclose the cause of death, but Jobs had... more »
October 9, 2011 4:34 PM
"It's the last point of reference where I know my son was," says Janet Clark, while scouring an eastern Pueblo County ranch.
The ranch -- South of Highway 50, off of 62nd Lane -- is a place that brings mixed feelings for Clark; she feels closer to her son... more »
October 9, 2011 3:44 PM
Two years ago this weekend a Pueblo man disappeared.
It was October 2009 when 35-year-old Benjamin Clark's car was found on fire in an eastern Pueblo County field; just a few days after he went missing. April of the next year, bones were found less than a mile away... more »
October 7, 2011 3:19 AM
"Ambitious, selfless, and giving" are the words Brig. Gen. Richard Clark, Commandant of Cadets at the U.S. Air Force Academy, used to describe Cadet First Class Marc Henning.
Tears, tissues, friends and family filled a room at the Donor Alliance Recovery Center in Denver.
A special ceremony was... more »
September 28, 2011 8:21 AM
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Prosecutors in day two of the trial of Michael Jackson's doctor are expected to move toward the events that led to the pop star's death and their immediate aftermath.
Testimony from Paul Gongaware, an executive with concert promoter AEG Live, will continue this morning, and... more »
September 25, 2011 2:32 PM
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) - A defense attorney says statements made by one of two Colorado State Patrol troopers indicted in the death of an unarmed Redlands man should be invalid.
The Daily Sentinel of Grand Junction reports that Denver attorney Harvey Steinberg wants statements made by Cpl. Kirk... more »
September 20, 2011 1:20 PM
A 73 year old inmate at the Supermax prison in Florence has died in his cell. Leroy Schweitzer was found unresponsive in his cell Tuesday morning. Efforts to resuscitate him were unsuccessful. A statement released by Bureau of Prisons says that Schweitzer's death appears to have been from natural causes.... more »
September 18, 2011 5:42 PM
LAKEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - A construction worker who died after being buried under 10 feet of dirt in Lakewood has been identified.
The Jefferson County Coroner's Office Sunday identified the man as 45-year-old Jose Hernandez Cortes of Longmont. Cortes died Friday afternoon in the collapse of a trench dug... more »
September 17, 2011 3:18 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Kara Kennedy, the oldest child of the late Sen. Edward Kennedy, died at a Washington-area health club, her brother said Saturday. She was 51.
Patrick Kennedy, a former congressman from Rhode Island, said his sister died Friday.
"She's with dad," Patrick Kennedy said. Their father... more »
September 11, 2011 1:52 PM
NEW YORK (AP) - Family members who've been reading the names of loved ones who died on 9/11 during today's ceremony at the World Trade Center site have been adding personal memories and tributes. Nicholas Gorki, whose mother was still pregnant with him on that day, read the name of... more »
September 8, 2011 11:37 AM
DENVER (AP) - A man reportedly last seen with a woman who disappeared in March after leaving a Denver nightclub has been named a suspect in her death. Denver District Attorney spokeswoman Lynn Kimbrough says authorities on Thursday were preparing an arrest warrant for 31-year-old Travis Forbes in the death... more »