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Denver labor program for homeless expanding after success

DENVER (AP) – Jeffrey Maes didn’t expect to live on the streets in his 50s. He had started several businesses, but he says the last one, a remodeling company, went south just as he was stretched...

DATE: Jan. 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Colorado authorities raid 3 illegal marijuana grows

FALCON – Authorities say they seized marijuana, guns and cash after raiding three illegal growing operations in a rural area northeast of Colorado Springs. The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office says...

DATE: Jan. 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Aced it: Doctor says Trump got perfect score on cognitive test

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump performed “exceedingly well” on a surprise cognitive screening test administered last week, his doctor said Tuesday, as the White House continued to bat back...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

New Mexico governor urges cooperation on crime, economy

SANTA FE – New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez sounded an optimistic note Tuesday about the state economy and government finances while calling on lawmakers to approve new business incentives and adopt...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Man found dead near Vail resort was longtime local resident

VAIL – The man found dead near the Vail Ski Resort has been identified as a 60-year-old longtime Vail resident. The body of Maldwyn “Maldy” George Zang was found Tuesday after a woman on a ski lift...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Endangered Mexican gray wolf found dead in Arizona

ALBUQUERQUE – Federal authorities are investigating the death of a Mexican gray wolf as wildlife managers prepare for an annual survey of the endangered species along the Arizona-New Mexico border....

DATE: Jan. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Albuquerque mayor plans to address city’s rape kit backlog

ALBUQUERQUE – Albuquerque Mayor Tim Keller says he plans to issue an order for investigators to clear the backlog of untested rape kits in the city’s crime lab. Keller is expected to detail his...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Colorado man’s body found encased in concrete in crawl space

DENVER – A woman has been charged with murder after her father’s body was found encased in concrete in the crawl space under his home in a Denver suburb. KUSA-TV reported Tuesday that 69-year-old...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Body of man found in creek near base of Vail Ski Resort

VAIL – Police are investigating the death of a man whose body was found near Vail Ski Resort. Police say a person reported seeing the man’s body in Gore Creek from a ski lift Tuesday morning....

DATE: Jan. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Budget rebound gives governor, lawmakers more options

SANTA FE – Criminal justice initiatives and state spending increases for public education, law enforcement, Medicaid and economic development are at the top of the agenda as lawmakers gather...

DATE: Jan. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Analysts review factors fueling Albuquerque crime rate

SANTA FE – Analysts for the Legislative Finance Committee are undertaking a review of the criminal justice system in Bernalillo County – a jurisdiction that includes Albuquerque, where crime has...

DATE: Jan. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Navajo Prep students win $10K for Gold King Mine spill study

FARMINGTON – Students at Navajo Preparatory School researching the lasting impacts of the 2015 Gold King Mine spill have won $10,000 for their work. The Farmington Daily Times reports seven...

DATE: Jan. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World