Sheriff’s department in Arizona reopens case of deputy’s shooting

PHOENIX – Arizona officials on Monday reopened the investigation into a deputy’s explanation of how he was shot in the remote desert south of Phoenix amid speculation it was a hoax timed to inflame...

DATE: Sept. 27, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Cap-and-trade plan stirs discussion across N.M.

SANTA FE – After driving more than 200 miles, Matt Hinkle of Roswell hobbled down the auditorium walkway to the front of the nearly empty room. He jostled the chairs around to make room for his...

DATE: Sept. 26, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Doctors, miners weigh in on Xcel natural-gas plan

DENVER – Doctors told state regulators Thursday that Xcel Energy’s plan to switch some of its coal-fired power plants to run on natural gas would mean cleaner air to breathe, but those with ties to...

DATE: Sept. 23, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Neighbors hope base in Utah ceases firing live ammunition

SALT LAKE CITY – Some neighbors of Camp Williams want a cease-fire at the Utah National Guard base, where live ammunition sparked a wildfire that still burned four days later near this city of a...

DATE: Sept. 22, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News

No criminal charges in Colo. fire

BOULDER – Prosecutors said Wednesday they won’t file criminal charges against the volunteer firefighter whose fire pit is believed to have started the most destructive blaze in Colorado’s...

DATE: Sept. 22, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News

BYU alums featured in calendar

SALT LAKE CITY – The latest calendar featuring bare-chested former Mormon church missionaries includes the man who was excommunicated for coming up with the idea for a twist on the church’s stuffy...

DATE: Sept. 21, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News

20% containment in Utah wildfire

HERRIMAN, Utah – Fire officials are reporting progress battling a wildfire that started on a Utah Army National Guard base and forced the evacuation of 1,600 nearby homes.Fire spokeswoman Kim...

DATE: Sept. 20, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Church: Dissident Anglican won’t contest theft count

DENVER – The pastor of a dissident Anglican church has agreed not to contest a theft charge after he was accused of stealing about $400,000 from his former church to fund his children’s...

DATE: Sept. 20, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colo.’s poverty rate ranked 31st in the country

DENVER – The rate Colorado children are falling into poverty is growing at an alarming rate, even though the state fared better than most of the country in the overall poverty figures the Census...

DATE: Sept. 16, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colo. senator wants study of Boulder fire

DENVER – Forestry experts should study the wildfire that destroyed at least 166 homes west of Boulder to see whether fire-mitigation efforts helped and the nation’s firefighting aircraft are...

DATE: Sept. 16, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Candidate Maes details police role

DENVER – Colorado GOP gubernatorial candidate Dan Maes says he felt like former New York cop Frank Serpico when he helped investigate an alleged gambling ring as a police officer in Kansas in the...

DATE: Sept. 15, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Marijuana grower faces criminal charges

DENVER – Another Colorado pot grower faces criminal charges after showing authorities marijuana plants he thought were permitted under the state’s medical marijuana law.Officers said they found 292...

DATE: Sept. 15, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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