TOKYO (AP) - A strong earthquake has shaken northern Japan, and regional tsunami advisories have been issued. The Japan Meteorological Agency said Wednesday evening's earthquake was 6.8 preliminary magnitude off the coast. A tsunami of about a half-meter was expected for Aomori and Iwate prefectures. Iwate was in the region... more »
The City of Pueblo is showing off two beautification projects along roads on the south and east sides of town.
One, along Northern Avenue, included landscaping, medians and new planters, as well as replacement of a half mile of walking trail between Vinewood and Hollywood.
That project cost... more »
An Air Force plan to designate a low-level flight training route across northern New Mexico and southern Colorado may get another New Mexico opponent this week. Santa Fe County Commission Chairman Harry Montoya says he's introducing a resolution opposing the proposal at Tuesday's meeting.
If the proposal passes, the... more »
A fast-moving wildfire erupted Sunday in west of Loveland, destroying at least one home and threatening others.
Four helicopters and four air tankers are helping about 80 firefighters trying to contain the new fire. It has burned about 600 acres, or just under a square mile. The new wildfire... more »
The Colorado Springs-based U.S. Northern Command has sent an officer to the U.S. Virgin Islands to consult with civil authorities over its response to Hurricane Earl.
Army Col. Robert Freehill was sent to the islands on Saturday.
Northern Command says Freehill will work with federal, state and local... more »
Authorities are searching for an inmate who escaped from the Logan County Detention Center in Sterling.
The sheriff's office says 36-year-old Joel Elias Ocanas failed to return from work release Tuesday. An arrest warrant has been issued for his arrest. Authorities say Ocanas was being held on charges of... more »