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1 year 10 months ago

'World's oldest', 116, dies in Ga.

MONROE, Ga. (AP) - The woman who was listed as the world's oldest person has died in a Georgia nursing home at age 116. Besse Cooper died peacefully Tuesday afternoon in Monroe, according to her son Sidney Cooper. Monroe is about 45 miles east of Atlanta. Cooper said his mother...

2 years 5 months ago

MS prison guard dies, others hurt in 'disturbance'

NATCHEZ, Miss. (AP) - A guard at a southwest Mississippi prison died Sunday and several other employees were injured during a disturbance involving hundreds of inmates that continued into the evening, authorities and the prison's operator said. Emily Ham, a spokeswoman for the Adams County Sheriff's Office, confirmed Sunday evening...

2 years 11 months ago

Pueblo baby with brain injuries has died

A Pueblo baby who suffered serious injuries to his brain has died. "The baby was taken off life support last night at 8:30," said Deputy Chief Andrew McLachlan, Pueblo Police Department. The baby was originally taken to Parkview Medical Center on Friday with a brain injury. Officers say he...

3 years 2 months ago

Remembering a brother

A moment of silence was observed at Fort Carson today when family, friends and fellow servicemen came to honor and remember the life of Staff Sergeant Lex Lewis who was killed in a fire fight at the start of his third tour in Afghanistan. He was in the 2nd...

3 years 10 months ago

Marine from Pueblo has died in combat

A marine from Pueblo has died in Afghanistan during combat operations. The Department of Defense says Lance Cpl. Jose Hernandez was killed on Tuesday. Family members say Hernandez grew up in Pueblo. Most recently, he was living in West Palm Beach, Florida. Hernandez would have turned 20 years old on...

4 years 1 week 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 1 month 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 2 months ago

White supremacist in '84 Denver murder dies

A white supremacist convicted of civil rights violations in the 1984 machine-gun slaying of Denver radio talk show host Alan Berg has died in federal prison. Bruce Pierce, 56, died of natural causes Monday at the Allenwood Federal Correction Complex near Allenwood, Pennsylvania. Pierce was serving a 252-year sentence...

4 years 2 months ago

Americans aboard airline 'miracle' crash

A Boeing 737 jetliner with 131 passengers aboard crashed on landing and broke into three pieces at a Colombian island in the Caribbean early Monday. The region's governor said it was a miracle that only one person died. Colombian Air Force Col. David Barrero said officials were investigating reports...

4 years 2 months ago

Conductor Mitch Miller dies at age 99

Mitch Miller, the goateed orchestra leader who asked Americans to "Sing Along With Mitch" on television and records, has died at age 99. His daughter, Margaret Miller Reuther, says her father died in New York City after a short illness. Miller was a key record executive at Columbia...

4 years 3 months ago

Coroner's office investigating skier's death

The Boulder County coroner's office is investigating the death of a 40-year-old male skier found dead in the backcountry of Rocky Mountain National Park. The coroner's office has identified the skier as Lacy Elliot Meadows of Broomfield. An autopsy is scheduled Tuesday. Rangers found his body Sunday after a...

4 years 3 months ago

Teen shot to death in Pueblo County identified

The Pueblo County Coroner has identified a teenager who was shot to death last night in the Meadowbrook mobile home park. The victim is 18-year-old Joshua Abeyta. The coroner says he died at Parkview hospital around 11:40 p.m. from complications from multiple gunshot wounds. The Pueblo County Sheriff's Officer says...

4 years 3 months ago

Colorado Marine dies in Afghanistan

A Colorado Marine has died in Afghanistan. The Defense Department said Friday that 24-year-old Cpl. Larry D. Harris, Jr. of Thornton, Colorado died Thursday while supporting combat operations in Helmand Province. The military didn't provide any other details about how he died. His death came a day after a four-hour...

4 years 4 months ago

4 Americans killed when helicopter shot down

Four American servicemembers were killed Wednesday when their helicopter was shot down by enemy fire in Afghanistan's Helmand province, U.S. military officials told NBC News. Taliban spokesman Qari Yousef Ahmadi claimed responsibility on behalf of the insurgents, saying militants shot down the helicopter with two rockets. Helmand provincial...

4 years 4 months ago

Anniversary of Pueblo's "Great Flood of 1921"

It's the 89th anniversary of the worst natural disaster in the history of Pueblo. We're talking about the Great Flood of 1921. "It was so devastating," said Deborah Espinosa, Director of El Pueblo Museum. It happened on June 3, 1921. Streets in downtown Pueblo were flooded. The Arkansas River overflowed,...

4 years 4 months ago

Actor Dennis Hopper remembered at NM service

Jack Nicholson, Val Kilmer and Dean Stockwell were among the actors who mixed Wednesday in New Mexico with dozens of Dennis Hopper's relatives, friends and Taos locals to remember the two-time Oscar nominee at a memorial Mass. Hopper's simple wooden coffin was ushered into the adobe chapel at historic San...

4 years 5 months ago

Actress Lynn Redgrave has died at age 67

Lynn Redgrave, an introspective and independent player in her family's acting dynasty who became a 1960s sensation as the freethinking title character of "Georgy Girl" and later dramatized her troubled past in such one-woman stage performances, has died. She was 67. Her publicist Rick Miramontez, speaking on behalf of...

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