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VA document says Colorado gunman had fled mental ward

DENVER – A Veterans Affairs document obtained by The Associated Press says the gunman who killed a Colorado sheriff’s deputy escaped from the mental health ward of a VA hospital in Wyoming in 2014...

DATE: Jan. 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Study: The average Colorado low-wage worker is 34 years old

VAIL – A think tank says the average age of a low-wage worker in Colorado is 34 and many are female minorities. The Vail Daily reports that a study by the Colorado Fiscal Institute finds that more...

DATE: Jan. 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Sports Authority Field signs coming down at Broncos stadium

DENVER – Sports Authority Field signs will be coming down soon but the home of the Denver Broncos isn’t getting a new name yet. Broncos CEO Joe Ellis said Tuesday that the stadium signs will be...

DATE: Jan. 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Navajo Nation’s economic development director steps down

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. – The director of the Navajo Nation’s Division of Economic Development has stepped down. Tribal officials say Crystal Deschinny left the job Tuesday for personal reasons....

DATE: Jan. 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Officials try to stop spread of chickenpox in New Mexico prison

CHAPARRAL, N.M. – State officials say two inmates at a southern New Mexico prison have come down with chickenpox, and authorities are trying to limit the varicella virus that causes illness from...

DATE: Jan. 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Grandmother gets 7 years in prison for injuring grandson

DENVER – A 57-year-old Colorado grandmother has been sentenced to seven years in prison for causing her 6-month-old grandson to suffer a brain injury. Rebecca Laca of Denver pleaded guilty in...

DATE: Jan. 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Elderly New Mexico woman’s home broken into 5 times

ALBUQUERQUE – The home of an elderly Albuquerque woman hospitalized for a week has been reportedly burglarized at least five times, highlighting the city’s rising crime rates. Albuquerque police...

DATE: Jan. 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Officials ID Colorado ski area worker who died in accident

DENVER – Officials have released the name of a Colorado ski area employee who died in a work-related accident. Clear Creek County officials confirm that 40-year-old Adam Lee died Thursday morning...

DATE: Jan. 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

New Mexico man facing 10th DUI

CLOVIS, N.M. – An eastern New Mexico man is facing jail time after authorities say he was arrested on his 10th drunken driving charge. The Eastern New Mexico News reports Randall Pruit was arrested...

DATE: Jan. 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Colorado gunman’s mental state was disclosed a month ago

DENVER – Colorado authorities were contacted with concerns about the mental health of Matthew Riehl more than a month before he shot and killed a deputy and wounded four others. But the 37-year-old...

DATE: Jan. 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

It’s winter ... watch out for falling raccoons

WASHINGTON – Nov. 23 was not a typical workday at one Toronto-area office building. When employees showed up, there was a gaping hole in the ceiling above one desk. Underneath the desk, near the...

DATE: Dec. 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Official who OK’d Longmont searches no longer works for agency

LONGMONT – A Longmont housing official who allowed warrantless police searches of a subsidized housing complex no longer works for the agency. The Times-Call reported Friday that the Longmont...

DATE: Dec. 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World