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1 year 5 months ago

Greeley bans recreational pot shops

GREELEY, Colo. (AP) - Greeley City Council members have approved a ban on recreational pot shops. Council members cite public health issues, including potential harm to young people. According to the Greeley Tribune (http://tinyurl.com/mos7582 ), the council approved several ordinances Tuesday to address issues with Amendment 64, a voter-approved state...

1 year 9 months ago

Milk hauling fleet working to cut greenhouse gases

GREELEY, Colo. (AP) Want more milk? A national dairy industry initiative to reduce greenhouse gases is getting a boost from Colorado's top milk-hauling fleet. According to the Greeley Tribune (http://tinyurl.com/azn5qmj ), the industry is trying to reduce U.S. dairy emissions at least 25 percent by 2020. Farmers are hoping...

2 years 6 months ago

Cases of whooping cough confirmed in Colorado

GREELEY, Colo. (AP) - Health officials have confirmed several cases of whooping cough at a charter school in Greeley, prompting school officials to tell 40 students who aren't immunized to stay home. The Greeley Tribune reports there are at least seven confirmed cases of pertussis, or whooping cough, at University...

2 years 8 months ago

Mail theft ring broken up in Northern Colorado

GREELEY, Colo. (AP) - Authorities say they have broken up a mail-theft ring in northern Colorado that was stealing and cashing checks. The Greeley Tribune reported Friday that the ring was taking checks from both incoming and outgoing mail left in unsecured residential mailboxes. Greeley police say the suspects chemically...

3 years 4 weeks ago

Greeley prepares for zombie crawl

GREELEY, Colo. (AP) - Greeley is planning to close traffic for its first zombie crawl. The Halloween celebration Friday night will feature dancers and makeup artists to help participants prepare properly for the event. The decorated undead are then welcome to crawl into any of the downtown venues...

3 years 3 months ago

Cat hoarder in Greeley

GREELEY, Colo. (AP) - The Weld County Humane Society says it's in desperate need of cat food and money after dealing with a sixth cat hoarder in the last 18 months. Some 60 cats were seized Thursday from the home of an elderly Greeley man. Greeley police say neighbor complaints...

3 years 3 months ago

2 Colo. highway workers injured in Greeley

GREELEY, Colo. (AP) - Two Colorado highway workers have been injured after the second crash involving road crews in a week. The latest accident happened Friday morning in Greeley as highway crews were setting up a lane closure for a bridge inspection. Transportation department spokeswoman Stacey Stegman said two...

3 years 3 months ago

Pigeon causes power outage in Greeley

GREELEY, Colo. (AP) - A pigeon that flew into a Greeley power line left thousands without power and even put lights on the blink at the Weld County Fair. The pigeon collision happened Friday morning when three power lines were damaged after the bird flew into a power line....

3 years 7 months ago

Greeley police investigate frat house death

GREELEY, Colo. (AP) - University of Northern Colorado officials and Greeley police are investigating following the death of a student who jumped from the second story of a fraternity house. The Greeley Tribune reported that 19-year-old Ross Higuchi died from severe head injuries Tuesday night. Police officers say they...

3 years 8 months ago

Teen on trial for having sex with 12-year-old

GREELEY, Colo. (AP) - Testimony has begun in the trial of a 19-year-old man accused of having sex with a 12-year-old Greeley girl who was later found dead. Attorneys made their opening arguments Tuesday in the sexual assault trial of Robert Montoya. He is charged with sexually assaulting 12-year-old Kayleah...

3 years 11 months ago

Man sentenced to life in prison in 1977 murder

GREELEY, Colo. (AP) - A Florida man convicted of killing a woman 33 years ago in Colorado has been sentenced to life in prison. Fifty-two-year-old Marcello Maldonado Perez of Port Charlotte, Fla., was sentenced Thursday after a jury in Greeley convicted him of first-degree murder, kidnapping and sexual assault. Prosecutors...

3 years 11 months ago

Man convicted in 1977 murder in Greeley

GREELEY, Colo. (AP) - A Colorado jury convicted a Florida man of raping and killing a 22-year-old woman in 1977. The jury found Marcello Maldonado Perez guilty today of first-degree murder, kidnapping and sexual assault in the stabbing death of Mary Pierce. Pierce was abducted from a Greeley convenience...

3 years 11 months ago

Military doctor from Greeley convicted

FORT MEADE, Md. (AP) - A military jury has convicted an Army doctor who disobeyed orders to deploy to Afghanistan because he questions President Barack Obama's eligibility for office. The jury on Wednesday found Lt. Col. Terrence Lakin of Greeley, guilty of missing a flight that would have gotten...

4 years 4 months ago

71 cats removed from Greeley home

Animal control officers have removed 71 cats from the home of an elderly Greeley woman. Officers began gathering the cats last month after firefighters and paramedics went to the house to treat the 85-year-old woman for an undisclosed medical condition. The woman has been moved to a nursing home....

4 years 4 months ago

West Nile confirmed in Weld County

The first case of West Nile virus in Colorado this year has been confirmed by the Colorado Department of Health in Weld County. Health officials advise people to take precautions against mosquitoes, which carry the virus. Tips include wearing insect repellent and staying indoors at dusk and dawn when...

4 years 5 months ago

bin Laden hunter back in Colorado

DENVER (AP) - A Colorado man who traveled to Pakistan to hunt down Osama bin Laden said he'll "absolutely" try again, despite his arrest in the woods of northern Pakistan. Gary Faulkner returned home to Greeley late Wednesday after being detained June 13 when authorities found him armed with...

4 years 5 months ago

Poudre River floods roads in Weld County

Flooding is still being reported in northern Colorado. The National Weather Service said Monday that flooding from the Poudre River has closed some roads and low lying areas from southern Windsor to northern Greeley. The river has reached 9.12 feet in Greeley, just above flood stage. A flood...

4 years 5 months ago

Romanoff on statewide tour to win votes

U.S. Senate candidate Andrew Romanoff will be in Fort Collins and Greeley as part of his plan to visit 100 communities in the state before the Democratic August primary against incumbent Sen. Michael Bennet. Romanoff says he is touring the state to listen to residents' concerns. The former Colorado...

4 years 6 months ago

Kayleah Wilson remembered in tearful service

A 12-year-old girl missing for seven weeks before she was found dead near her home was remembered as a girl who loved to laugh and dreamed of becoming a veterinarian and visiting Ireland. Tuesday's memorial for Kayleah Wilson drew about 400 mourners. The girl's mother, April Wilson, thanked neighbors...

4 years 6 months ago

Murdered girl's ex-boyfriend accused of sex assault

Greeley police said an 18-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly having sex with a 12-year-old girl whose decomposed body was found this week. Sgt. Joe Tymkowych says Robert Laurencio Montoya's arrest is unrelated to the homicide investigation involving Kayleah Wilson's death. Additional details were not immediately released. Sixth-grader Kayleah...

4 years 6 months ago

Greeley body identified as missing girl

Police say a body recovered from an irrigation ditch in northern Colorado is that a 12-year-old girl missing since March - and that the girl is a murder victim. Greeley Police Chief Jerry Garner said the body recovered Wednesday is that of 12-year-old Kayleah Wilson of Greeley. Wilson was...

4 years 6 months ago

Body retrieved from ditch in Greeley

Greeley police have retrieved a body from an irrigation ditch, about a mile from the home of a missing sixth-grader. There was no immediate indication of whether it was the body of Kayleah Wilson, who was last seen March 28 while walking to a friend's house for a birthday...

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