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2 years 11 months ago

Snow hampers flights

Low visibility and airplane deicing are working against airline schedules at the Colorado Springs Airport. The airport is reporting several delays and even a handful of cancelled flights. Assistant Aviation Director John McGinley says all four of the cancelled flights were headed to and coming from Denver. Reports out...

4 years 4 months ago

Gov. Ritter to outline Colorado energy policies

Gov. Bill Ritter will lay out Colorado's plan to develop clean energy sources at an international forum on Wednesday. The discussion is part of the 2010 Biennial of the Americas celebration taking place throughout July in Denver. Others attending the meeting include Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood; Federico Pena,...

4 years 4 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...

4 years 6 months ago

Lockheed Martin supports Colorado school

Lockheed Martin is pledging money and volunteer support for the Denver School of Science and Technology. Lockheed Martin Space Systems of Jefferson County is making a "large financial pledge" to the school. Company officials are also making a five-year commitment of volunteer support from Lockheed Martin's 4,300 employees,...

4 years 8 months ago

Nuggets Coach Karl to miss Wednesday's game

Nuggets coach George Karl will miss Wednesday night's game at Minnesota as he undergoes another round of cancer treatment. Karl, who has neck and throat cancer, was scheduled for a surgical procedure Monday to have a feeding tube inserted into his stomach. He will also go through another chemotherapy...

4 years 8 months ago

Defense rests in Darrent Williams slaying trial

Lawyers for a man accused of shooting and killing Denver Broncos cornerback Darrent Williams have rested their case without calling the defendant to testify. Willie Clark faces first-degree murder and other charges. Clark told Denver District Judge Christina Habas on Monday he'd like to testify but he fears for...

4 years 8 months ago

Airline luggage went unscanned in Denver

Denver airport officials say hundreds of bags were loaded onto airplanes in late December without being run through security scanners. The Transportation Security Administration says it's investigating. Denver International Airport Manager of Aviation Kim Day says the incident involved "a couple thousand" bags. An airport memo indicates the...

4 years 10 months ago

Judge rejects plea deal for Parker

A federal judge in Denver has rejected a plea agreement for a drug-addicted surgery technician who infected three dozen people with hepatitis C. Kristen Diane Parker accepted a plea agreement in September that stipulated a 20-year prison sentence. She admitted stealing syringes filled with a painkiller from operating carts at...

4 years 10 months ago

Infant dies on Colorado-bound plane

A 2-month-old boy has died after he stopped breathing on a United Airlines flight that made an emergency landing in Milwaukee. Milwaukee County sheriff's Sgt. Philip Wentzel said Thursday the infant was with his parents on a flight from Detroit to Denver Wednesday afternoon when he stopped breathing. Wentzel...

5 years 2 weeks ago

Gov. Ritter plans decrease for school funding

Gov. Bill Ritter is proposing cutting state education funding because of the Colorado's budget problems. Speaking to education groups on Thursday, Ritter said that the plan would include a "modest decrease" for kindergarten through 12th grade schools. He plans to unveil his complete budget plan for next year late Friday....

5 years 4 weeks ago

DIA slammed, COS is fine

It's been a miserable day for flying out of Denver International Airport. If flyers were lucky enough to get to the airport, chances are their flights were delayed or canceled. Frontier Airlines canceled 19 flights because the airport has been unable to keep enough runways and taxiways open. Some...

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