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2 years 2 months ago

Romney signs go missing

Republicans are calling foul! Mitt Romney supporters say several yards signs -- maybe as many as 50 -- have been stolen from in front of homes in the Gleneagle area of Northern El Paso County. They didn't catch the thieves, but neighbors did file a police report. Now...

2 years 6 months ago

Cursing in public? Pay a fine

MIDDLEBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) - Residents have voted to make the foul-mouthed among them pay fines for swearing in public. At a town meeting Monday night, residents voted 183-50 to approve a proposal from the police chief to impose a $20 fine on public profanity. Middleborough has had a bylaw against...

3 years 1 month ago

Airline fined $900,000

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Transportation Department is fining a regional affiliate of American Airlines $900,000 for keeping passengers cooped up on planes for over three hours in Chicago earlier this year. The department said Monday that American Eagle Airlines had tarmac delays of more than three hours on 15...

3 years 4 months ago

Car seat requirements change today

Car-seat requirements in Colorado are getting tougher today. A new state requirement being enforced Aug. 1 raises the car-seat requirement to age 8. Previously, children have had to be in car seats through age 6. The expanded child passenger safety law passed in 2010, but the state...

3 years 4 months ago

City to destroy confiscated fireworks

The police and fire departments in Colorado Springs will be destroying fireworks Tuesday morning that were confiscated during the past year. Fireworks of any kind are illegal within city limits and a news release from the fire department stated that many people were ticketed this year for having fireworks. ...

3 years 11 months ago

OSHA proposes fine for MillerCoors

DENVER (AP) - Federal regulators have proposed fining MillerCoors $63,500 over the release of more than 2,000 pounds of ammonia at a Colorado brewery. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration said Thursday it cited MillerCoors with 10 alleged serious violations over the accident in Golden in July. OSHA says two...

4 years 1 month ago

Guide fined in illegal hunting operation

A longtime outfitter from Parker and three out-of-state clients have been fined almost $40,000 in an illegal hunting case in eastern Colorado. The case focused on Thomas Tietz, 56, and incidents that happened in Lincoln and Elbert counties from 2006 to 2008. Tietz was fined $13,750 and was...

4 years 2 months ago

CVS Pharmacy fined $75 million

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Federal prosecutors say CVS Pharmacy Inc. has agreed to pay $75 million in fines for allowing repeated purchases of a key methamphetamine ingredient that led to a spike in Southern California drug trafficking. Prosecutors say it is the largest civil penalty under the Controlled Substances Act....

4 years 5 months ago

Former Qwest CEO sentence reduced

DENVER (AP) -A judge has cut former Qwest CEO Joseph Nacchio's insider trading sentence by two months and reduced his forfeiture amount by $7.4 million. U.S. District Judge Marcia Krieger imposed the sentence Thursday after a re-sentencing hearing that stretched over three days. Nacchio originally was sentenced in 2007...

4 years 7 months ago

Toyota pays fine over pedal problem

Toyota has paid a record $16.4 million fine for a slow response to its accelerator pedal recall. A Transportation Department official says the Japanese automaker paid the fine on Tuesday. The company agreed to the fine on April 19 and had 30 days to pay it. The official was...

4 years 11 months ago

Lowe's fined in Colorado over pesticide sales

Colorado has fined Lowe's $35,000 for selling a restricted pesticide in the state, but $16,000 of that will be suspended if the home-improvement chain has no further violations. The Colorado Department of Agriculture said Tuesday Lowe's was offering Tomcat Ground Squirrel Bait at five stores in 2008, two years after...

5 years 2 months ago

Man fined $12,090 in elk killing

A New York State man has been fined more than $12,000 after being accused of illegally shooting a trophy bull elk near Glenwood Springs. Division of Wildlife officials say 35-year-old Thomas W. Post of Massena, New York, killed the bull elk on a private ranch on Sept. 27. Post was...

5 years 3 months ago

OSHA proposes $40,000 fine against Pueblo company

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has proposed $40,000 in penalties against Spaccamonti Excavating Inc. of Pueblo for alleged trenching violations. OSHA accuses Spaccamonti Excavating of one willful and three serious violations following an inspection at a worksite in Pueblo West. "Trench operations are inherently dangerous," said...

5 years 3 months ago

Stinky city bus riders may be fined

Stinky city bus riders soon could get soaked. The Honolulu City Council is considering a bill that would impose up to a $500 fine and/or up to six months in jail for public transit passengers convicted of being too smelly. The bill will be heard Thursday in committee. It...

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