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2 years 1 month ago

Peterson trial could end today in mistrial

CHICAGO (AP) - A judge will decide whether to put an end to a former suburban Chicago police sergeant's murder trial just days after it began. Thursday's expected ruling on a defense motion for a mistrial follows several blunders by prosecutors seeking to prove Drew Peterson killed his third wife,...

2 years 1 month ago

Jurors to hear openings in Peterson trial

CHICAGO (AP) - The saga of Drew Peterson and his ill-fated wives has drawn a lot of attention outside the courtroom. Now, the case finally goes to trial. Opening statements are Tuesday in Joliet, followed by testimony from the first witnesses. The former suburban Chicago police officer's day in court...

2 years 6 months ago

Delays expected next week at Peterson

Peterson Air Force Base will conduct an emergency exercise next week which may cause delays at all entrance gates. Traffic disruption is expected from from February 27 to March 2 as exercises happen. The drills allow personnel to train for future possible crisis situations.

3 years 5 months ago

Gate at Peterson AFB closed

The west gate to Peterson Air Force Base has been closed because of a propane leak in the fire training center. The leak has been contained, but the gate will be closed temporarily as a precaution until repairs are made. People needing to enter the base should use...

3 years 7 months ago

310th Space Wing has new commander

Col. Jeffrey T. Mineo assumed command of the 310th Space Wing in a recent ceremony at Peterson Air Force Base. "There is explosive growth in space and a need for Reserve wings in space," said Col. Mineo. "Let's raise the bar a little higher and let's get started." ...

3 years 7 months ago

Emergency exercises planned at Peterson AFB

Members of the 21st Space Wing will conduct emergency response exercises from January 10 to 14 at Peterson Air Force Base. The exercises may cause delays at the gate. There will also be some traffic disruption and possible other delays where the exercise are taking place.

3 years 11 months ago

Delays expected near Peterson AFB

The west gate at Peterson Air Force Base will be narrowed to two lanes, down from four, for road construction through October 28. The west gate is located off the east end of Airport Road. Drivers are advised to use caution and consider using the north or east gates...

3 years 11 months ago

Colorado reservists deploying to Iraq

About 50 Air Force reservists and three C-130 cargo planes from Peterson Air Force Base are headed for Iraq. Air crews and maintenance teams from the 302nd Airlift Wing will depart Wednesday from the base in Colorado Springs. It's the third deployment to Iraq or Afghanistan for Peterson...

4 years 1 month ago

NORAD, Russia to test hijack response

The U.S. and Russia are planning a joint exercise to see how well they can coordinate their efforts in the event of an international hijacking. Military aircraft from Russia and the North American Aerospace Defense Command - based at Colorado Springs' Peterson Air Force Base - will track a...

4 years 1 month ago

Search to resume for F-16 fuel tanks

The Colorado Air National Guard will resume its search today for external fuel tanks jettisoned over open country as the pilot of an F-16 prepared to make an emergency landing in Colorado Springs. The fighter landed without incident. Maj. Nicole David says the tanks aren't dangerous but are important...

4 years 7 months ago

302nd to aid effort in Haiti

Roughly 50 Air Force Reservists with the 302nd Airlift Wing are flying Haiti this morning (Friday) to aid in relief efforts there. The Reservists are taking two C-130 Hercules cargo planes to an Air Force base in Puerto Rico where they will join Operation Coronet Oak launching daily missions...

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