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2 years 7 months ago

10 detained in human smuggling probe

DENVER (AP) - The Colorado State Patrol has turned 10 people over to immigration officials after they stopped an SUV and two people ran from the vehicle. Two troopers were hurt during the chase, but the injuries were not believed to be serious. According to KCNC-TV, two suspects ran from...

4 years 2 days ago

DHS continues move this weekend

The El Paso County Department of Human Services will finish its move to the Citizens Service Center at 1675 Garden of the Gods Road starting tomorrow and over the weekend. Tomorrow all DHS offices will close at 2 p.m. Offices will open Monday at 1 p.m. at the new location....

4 years 6 months ago

Philanthropist gives $100M to Human Rights Watch

Philanthropist George Soros has announced a 10-year, $100 million grant to Human Rights Watch. The organization said Tuesday that it is receiving the funding from Soros' Open Society Foundations. The grant challenges Human Rights Watch to raise an additional $100 million in matching private contributions. It will require Human...

4 years 7 months ago

PooPower: From the toilet to the tank

Flint, Michigan has taken another step in becoming a zero-waste city. The city unveiled its first biogas vehicle at Kettering University on Thursday. It's intended to educate, enlighten, and employ. Green technology now powers the Chevrolet Silverado 2500 heavy duty pickup truck. More specifically and scientifically, without...

4 years 11 months ago

Woman charged in human trafficking

A Northern California woman is facing up to 20 years in prison for luring a Peruvian woman to the U.S. with promises of a job then confiscating her travel documents and forcing her to work for no pay. Maribel de la Rosa Dann is scheduled for sentencing Wednesday. She...

4 years 11 months ago

Human remains found in Pueblo County

The Pueblo County Sheriff's Office is investigating a suspicious death in eastern Pueblo County. Sheriff Kirk Taylor says last week a rancher discovered human bones on his private property. Sheriff deputies, including mounted patrols, searched the land Monday. They recovered a skull, pelvis bone, and several other bones according to...

5 years 6 months ago

Government approves new swine flu vaccine

The Food and Drug Administration approved the new swine flu vaccine Tuesday, a long-anticipated step as the government works to get vaccinations under way next month. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced the vaccine's approval to Congress - and says she hopes to get the first limited supplies...

5 years 6 months ago

Government launches food safety web site

The Obama administration is rolling out a new Web site designed to streamline food safety information for consumers. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced the new Web site - - on Wednesday during the Consumer Federation of America's food policy conference. The site will put food-related information...

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