Check your lawn tractor before mowing your lawn.
Hydro-gear is recalling about 2,700 hydrostatic lawn tractors due to a crash hazard. According to the recall, a drive gear in the transaxle can fail, causing the brakes to give way, posing a crash risk.
The recall involved certain Cub... more »
GOLDEN, Colo. (AP) - A Denver-area man might have to go to court to keep city officials from tearing down an elaborate backyard treehouse local officials say is hazardous.
Sculptor Duncan Foss of Golden faced a 4 p.m. deadline Monday to take down the treehouse or face legal action.... more »
The Pueblo County Sheriff's Office is asking for help in drafting the Natural Hazards Mitigation Plan. Comments from the public will be accepted through December 15.
The policy will identify the natural hazards in Pueblo County and the risk they pose. The plan will also outline actins that may... more »
A web site that brings together Colorado's flood-hazard information, along with comprehensive maps, has been launched by the Colorado Water Conservation Board.
The site includes 3 different map applications:
1) The Flood DSS Map Viewer contains effective FEMA floodplain boundaries, real time weather and streamflow conditions, local and... more »
Nearly 1 million General Electric coffee makers sold at Walmart stores are being recalled after dozens of reports of overheating, smoking, burning and fires.
The Consumer Product Safety Commission , which announced the recall Thursday, said Walmart has received 83 complaints about the GE-branded coffee maker, including three reports... more »
The state Senate has passed a bill requiring uranium mines and mills to clean up nuclear waste before accepting more radioactive material. The Senate voted 24-9 in favor of the bill Wednesday. It now heads back to the House, where backers hope lawmakers will agree with changes made in the... more »
It is an incredible story. A teen shoots and kills the neighbor alleged to have sexually assaulted her for years.
It happened last year in Colorado Springs. The victim, now 16 years old, pleaded guilty to manslaughter and will not spend any time in jail. She will be on... more »
The earthquake in Chile has brought new attention to a dangerous undersea fault along the Pacific Northwest.
The fault is capable of producing the same type of mega earthquake as in Chile and inflicting heavy damage on cities like Seattle, Portland and Vancouver.
The fault has been dormant... more »