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1 year 11 months ago

Brush fire threatens radio towers

RIFLE, Colo. (AP) - Firefighters say a brush fire about 13 miles north of Rifle is threatening a home and some radio towers. Colorado River Fire Rescue Chief Mike Morgan says no evacuations had been ordered as of Wednesday afternoon. The fire was reported just before 1 p.m. and grew...

2 years 11 months ago

Police still looking for missing rifle

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - Westminster police and the Boulder County Sheriff's Office are still looking for a rifle, gun belt and bulletproof vest after a deputy sheriff's vehicle was stolen. Boulder County sheriff's spokeswoman Heidi Prentup said Friday that Westminster police recovered the unmarked vehicle that was stolen from...

3 years 2 months ago

Chihuahua saves the day

A small Chihuahua saved the day in Altadena, Calif. Two hooded men, one with a rifle, tried to rob the Ace Smoke Shop on July 7. The men demanded money and when the store owner began putting money in a backpack carried by one of the men, and...

4 years 2 days ago

Suspect in horrible crime won't stand trial

A Denver homeless man accused of kidnapping hikers near Nederland has been found incompetent to stand trial. A judge announced Thursday that Joseph Scott Carter, 43, was found incompetent by staff at the Colorado Mental Health Institute in Pueblo. Carter will stay at the hospital pending another review in...

4 years 5 months ago

Oilfield company lays off dozens in Colorado

Denver-based oilfield services company EnerCrest says it has closed five locations in four states and laid off 225 employees, including 40 in Colorado. Most layoffs, 125, were at a location that closed in Sibley, Louisiana. Others were laid off with closings in Rifle and Greeley in Colorado; Big Piney,...

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