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1 year 10 months ago

Water Battles in El Paso County

Water, or the lack of it, has been a problem for years for residents living in the Cherokee Metropolitan District. It's a small enclave of homes and businesses on the eastern edge of Colorado Springs. Cherokee Metro has a new water source, but it's going to impact neighbors in...

3 years 7 months ago

NYC to halt subways and buses ahead of Irene

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Commuter transit systems in New York, New Jersey and outside Philadelphia will shut down because of Hurricane Irene. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says public transportation in New York City will shut down Saturday at about noon. According to the governor's office, the Metropolitan Transit...

4 years 2 months ago

Suspicious package clogs DC Metro

WASHINGTON (AP) - A suspicious package is disrupting commuters headed to the Capitol as police are blocking riders from leaving the Capitol South Metro station. Capitol Police were tightly controlling where people could walk outside the station Monday morning. Metro riders trying to exit at the station were being...

4 years 3 months ago

Random bag checks begin on D.C. Metro

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) - The Washington area's Metro transit system is randomly checking passenger bags for explosives and other dangers for the first time, following similar efforts in New York and Boston. Screeners swabbed some riders' bags and inspected them in at least two Metro train stations early...

4 years 5 months ago

4 deaths prompt Graco stroller recall

Baby gear maker Graco is recalling about 2 million strollers after receiving reports of four infant strangulations in the strollers. The Consumer Product Safety Commission, which announced the recall Wednesday, said the infant strangulations occurred between 2003 and 2005. The strollers being recalled are older versions of the...

4 years 6 months ago

Pueblo West chooses new district manager

The Pueblo West Metro Board has chosen Jack Johnston, currently HARP Authority Executive Director, as its new District Manager. Johnston must still officially accept the position and agree to a contract. If he accepts the job, Johnston will be the third District Manager is just a year and a...

4 years 7 months ago

High Speed Chase

She reached speeds up to 100 miles an hour and police trailed her for a good portion of her 100 mile chase. It all started with a 14 year old girl skipping out on her $35 gas bill. Early Tuesday morning a report came into highway patrol about a female...

4 years 10 months ago

Pueblo West looking for another manager again

After only 9 months in the position, Larry Howe-Kerr has resigned as District Manager of Pueblo West. Howe-Kerr submitted his resignation at Tuesday night's metro district board meeting. Board members voted 5-0 to accept his resignation. Howe-Kerr's last day is Friday. A newspaper report states he will receive $49,100 in...

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