14-year-old shoots intruder in Arizona

PHOENIX – A 14-year-old boy shot and nearly killed an intruder who broke into his Phoenix home and pulled a gun on him while he was watching his three younger siblings, police said Saturday.The...

DATE: June 23, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Fire sparked by shooting evacuates homes in Utah

SARATOGA SPRINGS, Utah – Residents of at least 1,500 homes in northern Utah were being evacuated Friday after high winds kicked up a fire started by target shooters. The near 4,000-acre blaze...

DATE: June 22, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

N.M. wary of fireworks

ALBUQUERQUE – New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez has spent the last few weeks touring fire-ravaged parts of the state. With each stop, she has been urging people to be careful as the Fourth of July...

DATE: June 22, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

For N.M., if it’s not drought, it’s flooding

ALBUQUERQUE – Forecasters with the National Weather Service said Friday it’s still unclear whether the showers that soaked communities along the Middle Rio Grande Valley overnight are a sign of...

DATE: June 22, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

First lady thanks firefighters in Colo.

CENTENNIAL – Michelle Obama began her second day of political campaigning in the West by reflecting on wildfires that have burned down hundreds of homes and charred huge sections of Colorado and...

DATE: June 20, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Polygamists to take over Utah town?

SALT LAKE CITY – Turnout was strong as residents of tiny Apple Valley voted Tuesday on dissolving their town government, which could leave it open to annexation by a nearby polygamist community....

DATE: June 19, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Large northern Colorado fire half contained

BELLVUE – Firefighters are making progress on a 93-square-mile wildfire in northern Colorado that has destroyed more homes than any other in state history, but more residents were warned Tuesday to...

DATE: June 19, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

AG takes issue with immigrant tuition rate

DENVER – The Metropolitan State College of Denver does not have legal authority to create a discounted tuition category for illegal immigrants, Colorado Attorney General John Suthers said in an...

DATE: June 19, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

N.M. bear-management methods prompt concerns

ALBUQUERQUE – No one knows exactly how many black bears are roaming the mountains that border New Mexico’s most populous area, but conservationists Tuesday accused state wildlife managers of...

DATE: June 19, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Feds approve Utah gas-drilling project

SALT LAKE CITY – Federal land managers approved another big natural-gas project Monday for eastern Utah and said they persuaded the driller to pull back from the wild Green River.Environmental...

DATE: June 18, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Stiff winds fuel wildfire in Northern Colorado

DENVER – Crews in northern Colorado are facing powerful winds as they battle a blaze that has scorched about 86 square miles of mountainous forest land and destroyed at least 181 homes, the most in...

DATE: June 17, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Northern Colorado fire sets record for destroyed homes

DENVER – Additional crews were arriving Saturday at a wildfire in northern Colorado that has scorched about 85 square miles and destroyed at least 181 homes, the most in state history.The High Park...

DATE: June 16, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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