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No one survives N. Colo. plane crashCENTRAL CITY (AP) – A small plane crashed and burned in the northern Colorado mountains, killing the three people on board, officials said Thursday.A spokeswoman...

DATE: Aug. 5, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Navajo vice president, senator from N.M. battle for office

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The first woman to ever make it through the Navajo Nation’s primary election for president did it again Tuesday and will be facing the tribe’s vice president in the general...

DATE: Aug. 4, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorado wants waiver for mailing military ballots

DENVER – Colorado Secretary of State Bernie Buescher is asking the federal government for a waiver of the requirement to mail ballots to military service members overseas 45 days before the...

DATE: Aug. 2, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Charlie Sheen pleads guilty in wife assault

ASPEN – Charlie Sheen pleaded guilty Monday to assaulting his wife during a Christmas Day argument in exchange for a plea deal with no jail time and more serious charges dropped.The “Two and a Half...

DATE: Aug. 2, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Kid- Garrett feud lingers N.M. governor mulls pardon for notorious gunslinger

SANTA FE – The showdown between Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid has fascinated the American public for nearly 130 years with its classic, Old West storyline of the frontier lawman hunting down the...

DATE: July 31, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Three inmates escape from Arizona prison

PHOENIX – Police were using helicopters and dogs Saturday to search for three convicted murderers who escaped from a northwest Arizona prison, kidnapped two semi-truck drivers at gunpoint and used...

DATE: July 31, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Arizona sweep nets 36 arrests

PHOENIX – The Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office arrested 36 people in a crime and immigration sweep Thursday and Friday, and six are suspected to be illegal immigrants.Everyone arrested was stopped...

DATE: July 31, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Greeley man bids for Nigeria presidency

GREELEY (AP) – While the election season in the U.S. is steaming ahead, another campaign is being launched in Colorado by a man who wants to save his native land from graft and greed.Sam Wantings...

DATE: July 31, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Grizzly bear euthanized after maulings

BILLINGS, Mont. – Wildlife officials euthanized a grizzly bear Friday after DNA tests determined that the sow and her cubs were responsible for a triple mauling that killed a Michigan man and...

DATE: July 30, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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Former Sen. Brown backs Norton in raceDENVER (AP) – Colorado Senate candidate Jane Norton has won the backing of fellow Republican and former U.S. Sen. Hank Brown.Brown said Friday that Norton’s...

DATE: July 30, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Governor considers changes to Arizona immigration law

PHOENIX – The fight over Arizona’s immigration law showed no signs of letting up Friday as the federal judge who blunted its force faced threats and the Republican governor who signed it considered...

DATE: July 30, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Ariz. sheriff not relenting after ruling

PHOENIX – Lost in the hoopla over Arizona’s immigration law is the fact that state and local authorities for years have been doing their own aggressive crackdowns in the busiest illegal gateway...

DATE: July 30, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News