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1 year 1 month ago

When is the best time to buy a car?

Shopping for a new set of wheels? This is a great time to slide into the driver's seat according to Edmunds.com. Analysts there say late August through September is when you'll find the best combination of discounts and selection. The prices may drop even more after this...

2 years 4 months ago

Truck inspections continue on I-25

Mandatory inspections of all commercial vehicles on I-25 are taking place in Pueblo. Through Thursday all commercial traffic must take exit 96 to be weighed and inspected. This includes measurements and a look under the hood. It's a multi-agency inspection, and they say it's important to do inspections like this...

2 years 6 months ago

New fire truck for Pueblo County

The Pueblo Rural Fire Department has a new fire truck. It cost $165,000. The truck has a dual purpose--it can be used for decontamination or fighting fires. "Through good stewardship and great partnerships we have been able to make certain that those resources that protect citizens from the...

2 years 9 months ago

Tow truck driver killed

COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (AP) - Commerce City police say a tow truck operator was killed after being pinned underneath a semitrailer he had towed. Police say the operator for Joe's Towing and Recovery Service was unloading the semitrailer from his wrecker Friday when it rolled off of support blocks...

2 years 11 months ago

Amtrak collides with truck

ANTIOCH, Calif. (AP) - Authorities say several people were hurt Friday evening when an Amtrak passenger train collided with a truck at a rural crossing in Northern California. Amtrak spokeswoman Vernae Graham says several people on the train suffered "minor to moderate injuries." She said she did not know...

3 years 2 months ago

Alamosa couple faces murder charges

ALAMOSA, Colo. (AP) - A couple arrested in Colorado faces murder charges after the man was pulled over driving the truck of a man who'd gone missing in Arlington, Texas. Forty-three-year-old Thomas Eugene Dunham was stopped by officers in Alamosa on June 7. He was driving a truck that...

3 years 4 months ago

Child accident victim identified

The Pueblo County Coroner has released the name of a child who died in an accident near Pueblo yesterday. Drae Padilla, 12, was killed when the truck he was in rolled on I-25 just north of Pueblo. Coroner James Kramer said Padilla died from a crushing head injury....

3 years 4 months ago

Safety investigators looking at Ford trucks

DETROIT (AP) - U.S. safety regulators are investigating a fuel tank problem that could affect more than 2.7 million Ford F-150 pickup trucks. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says on its website that the steel straps holding up the gas tank can rust and break, possibly causing a fuel...

4 years 3 weeks ago

Truck-boat makes waves in neighborhood

A Melrose, Massachusetts man came up with a unique creation to get around: a hybrid half-car, half-boat. While it may not be sea-worthy, it is street legal. "It's a pickup truck in a Halloween costume, basically. I use it for everything," explains builder Ron Kilroe. About ten years...

4 years 1 month ago

Blow-out sends pick-up into arroyo

A pick-up truck heading east on Highway 50 in Pueblo West blew a tire. The driver lost control, crashed through a railroad-ties fence and ended up in an arroyo. The driver was not injured. Traffic is not impacted.

4 years 1 month ago

NTSB probes rollovers by hazmat tanker trucks

Federal safety investigators are probing rollover accidents by tanker trucks carrying propane, gasoline and other hazardous materials. The National Transportation Safety Board wants to know whether equipment similar to the stability systems required for cars would help prevent tanker rollovers. The board is holding a hearing Tuesday on an...

4 years 3 months ago

Tanker truck burns on California highway

Authorities say a tanker hauling thousands of gallons of fuel has overturned and is burning on a Southern California freeway. All lanes of Highway 91 are closed near Corona. The California Highway Patrol says the tanker crashed around 10:30 a.m. Friday on the freeway's eastbound lanes, about 50 miles...

4 years 5 months ago

Truck accident closes Loveland Pass

Loveland Pass is closed because of a truck accident. The Colorado Department of Transportation reports it will be a lengthy closure because hazmat crews are off loading more than 7,000 gallons of diesel fuel. The road is expected to be closed for several hours.

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