Listeria strain spawns cantaloupe warning

DENVER – Health officials have issued a warning for cantaloupes from a revered melon-producing area of Colorado amid a bacteria outbreak blamed for four deaths in the state and New Mexico,...

DATE: Sept. 13, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Furlough days and 100 job cuts planned to balance Denver budget

DENVER – Denver Mayor Michael Hancock announced Tuesday that the city will cut nearly 100 vacant jobs, and employees will take furlough days to balance a $100 million shortfall in the 2012...

DATE: Sept. 13, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

N.M. Medal of Honor recipient awarded again

WASHINGTON – New Mexico’s homegrown hero, Army Sgt. 1st Class Leroy Petry, received another honor Tuesday – a resolution honoring his bravery from the state’s congressional delegation.“I am almost...

DATE: Sept. 13, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Police: Suspect found in 1993 death of girl

DENVER – Police in Englewood announced Monday they have a suspect in the death of a 5-year-old girl kidnapped 18 years ago, but the girl’s grandfather said even her family doesn’t know who it is...

DATE: Sept. 12, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Red Rocks safe after 7 injured

DENVER – Denver officials insisted Monday that the iconic Red Rocks Amphitheater is safe after rocks fell on concertgoers, injuring seven people and sending four of them to the hospital.Witnesses...

DATE: Sept. 12, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorado remembers Sept. 11

DENVER – Military flyovers and music marked Sunday’s commemorations in Colorado of the Sept. 11 terror attacks, headlined by a Gov. John Hickenlooper-led gathering at a Denver park that was both...

DATE: Sept. 11, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Utah State aims to create ‘pasture pharmacy’

LOGAN, Utah – A Utah State University scientist hopes his research can help farm animals live healthier lives. Professor Juan Villalba’s project is aimed at finding a way for livestock to basically...

DATE: Sept. 10, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

BLM to rework rules in oil, gas provision

DENVER – The U.S. Bureau of Land Management plans to write new guidelines for using a provision that allows for speedier environmental reviews of oil and gas development on public land after a...

DATE: Sept. 9, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Romney in Colo. to stay step ahead of Perry

DENVER – Mitt Romney coasted to an easy presidential caucus win in 2008 among Colorado Republicans. This time around, Romney is working to make sure Colorado stays firmly in his camp despite the...

DATE: Sept. 9, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Police: No ticket for teen who lost legs under train

DENVER – A police commander said Wednesday that authorities will not issue a trespassing ticket to a Colorado State University student whose legs were severed when she tried to hop a moving...

DATE: Sept. 7, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

CSU student train hopper on her way to Fort Collins

LONGMONT – The family of a 17-year-old girl whose legs were severed while trying to hop a freight train identified the Colorado State University student as Anna Beninati.Authorities say Beninati’s...

DATE: Sept. 6, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Bond collapse felt in Colorado

DENVER – A nationwide nosedive in government borrowing this year has not spared Colorado.Municipal bonding through mid-August in Colorado was down more than 30 percent from the same period last...

DATE: Sept. 5, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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