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1 year 1 month ago

Tourism drops in Egypt

Popular Egyptian resorts have seen a reduction in the number of visitors as countries warn against traveling to Egypt. The recent unrest has damaged the country's tourism sector, and it may not recover before next year at the earliest. European travel agents have suspended trips to Egypt, while other...

1 year 10 months ago

Experts: No link between Asperger's and violence

NEW YORK (AP) - While an official has said that the 20-year-old gunman in the Connecticut school shooting had Asperger's syndrome, experts say there is no connection between the disorder and violence. Asperger's is a mild form of autism often characterized by social awkwardness. "There really is no clear association...

2 years 6 months ago

Crime, violence cost Honduras 10 percent of GDP

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) - A new World Bank report says crime and violence has cost Honduras the equivalent of 10 percent of the country's GDP annually. Honduras had the highest homicide rate in the world in 2010, with 6,200 killings, or 82.1 murders per 100,000 inhabitants. World Bank representative Giuseppe...

2 years 10 months ago

2011 homicides tie record high

In just about 11 months there have been 28 homicides in Colorado Springs. "That matches our highest homicide year, which was 2007." explains Colorado Springs Police Spokeswoman Barbara Miller. Why the number is so high, police may never find out. But what we found out when we looked at...

3 years 2 months ago

Alleged gang leader convicted of racketeering

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A man who authorities say led one of South Florida's most violent gangs has been convicted of federal racketeering charges. A Palm Beach County jury on Friday convicted 30-year-old Futo Charles of racketeering and conspiracy to commit racketeering. Each charge could carry 30...

3 years 6 months ago

Father of murder victim speaks out

It was the night of August 20th, 2008 when Jim Hughes received the call that would change his life forever. "I got the call minutes after he was stabbed." he explains, "When I got to his apartment there was every kind of police you could imagine all over. They wouldn't...

3 years 8 months ago

Safe 2 Tell may lose funding

Safe 2 Tell, a popular school resource designed to keep your students safe may hit the financial chopping block. The program has been in Colorado schools since 2004. Through its website, phone number and text system, students can anonymously report problems at school ranging from bullying and drug use to...

4 years 2 months ago

Police: Downtown patrols are paying off

Just last summer a typical weekend in Downtown Colorado Springs involved a lot of officers and police lights. Violence was up are police were constantly called in to stop it. In March, they decided to take a different route and place officers downtown before trouble started. So far it seems...

4 years 4 months ago

Colorado prosecutor say plea deal reached with Sheen

Actor Charlie Sheen and prosecutors have reached an agreement over domestic violence allegations involving Sheen's wife. Sheen is scheduled to be in court Monday for a disposition hearing. Chief Deputy District Attorney Arnold Mordkin Tuesday confirmed there's an agreement but declined to discuss details. Sheen has pleaded not guilty to...

4 years 4 months ago

Charlie Sheen to be back in court in Aspen Monday

Actor Charlie Sheen and prosecutors have reached an agreement over domestic violence allegations involving Sheen's wife. Sheen is scheduled to be in court Monday for a disposition hearing. Chief Deputy District Attorney Arnold Mordkin Tuesday confirmed there's an agreement but declined to discuss details. Sheen has pleaded not guilty...

4 years 7 months ago

State Department warns of violence threat

The State Department is authorizing U.S. government employees at six U.S. consulates in northern Mexico to send their family members out of the area because of concerns about rising drug-related violence. The department says the family members are authorized to leave until April 12. The six consulates are in the...

4 years 11 months ago

70-year-old man dies of stab wounds

A 70-year old man stabbed Friday evening in Colorado Springs has died. Police report that charges against his wife have been upgraded to First Degree Murder. Colorado Springs Police report that Daniel Hilton was stabbed by his wife Janet, 50, during an argument between the couple. Janet Hilton is being...

4 years 11 months ago

Husband stabbed by wife in Colorado Springs

A Colorado Springs woman was taken into custody, accused of stabbing her 70-year-old husband. It happened at a home on Server Drive, around 7:30 p.m. The man was taken into surgery at Memorial Hospital in unknown condition. No names have been released.

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