WASHINGTON (AP) - Want to come to President Barack Obama's inauguration? There's plenty of room. Second inaugurations tend to draw fewer spectators and finding a place to stay in Washington won't be nearly as difficult this time as it was four years ago. District of Columbia officials are expecting 600,000... more »
Six people have been indicted in Denver for allegedly playing a role in the coercion of a Colorado Springs teenager into prostitution.
Those indicted Wednesday include Daivean Shields, 19, the teen's ex-boyfriend, and David Glenn Abney.
Prosecutors say last year, when the victim was 17, she went to... more »
Chock-up another loss to the recession.
The Base Village at Snowmass project to add hotel rooms, homes and restaurants at the base of the ski area has been put into receivership. James Pavisha of Denver is the receiver. His spokesman Jim DeFrancia says the transition into Pavisha managing operations... more »
Calmer weather has arrived along the Gulf Coast, where masses of oil continue to lurk offshore. So far, only oil sheens have reached into some coastal waters.
The oil's slow progress is allowing crews and volunteers to lay boom in front of shorelines. The calmer wind and waves should... more »
Pest control companies are responding to more and more calls these days for bed bugs. The National Pest Management Association reports a 71 percent increase in calls since 2001.
Locally the trend is similar. Charles Osborne, service manager for Mug a Bug says back in 2001 he would typically... more »
It's always nice to find a pile of morning newspapers by the hotel elevator. A pile of dog poop? Not so much.
But that's what greeted me at the 9th-floor elevators during a recent stay in Portland, Ore. Worse, someone had already stepped in it.
"I'm so sorry... more »
Lady Gaga... the perfect act for an over-the-top New Year's Eve party package. "Lady Gaga and John Legend are having big parties here on New Year's Eve and performing at some of the local hotels here. So we thought it was great to buy tables for the patients and their... more »
A hotel representative says the Sahara hotel-casino is mothballing rooms in two of its towers for the winter season due to low demand. Los Angeles-based SBE Entertainment owns the 1,720-room Las Vegas Strip property, which first opened in 1952. The hotel says through a publicist that the two oldest towers... more »
Counterterrorism officials have issued security bulletins about terrorist interest in attacking sports stadiums, entertainment complexes and hotels. The FBI and Homeland Security Department sent two bulletins Monday to police around the country, saying they know of no specific plots against such sites. The bulletins obtained by The Associated Press say... more »