• US economy shrank in winter but staging a spring rebound

    Updated: Fri, May 29, 2015

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy shrank at a 0.7 percent annual rate in the first three months of the year, depressed by a severe winter and a widening trade deficit. The government's revision for last quarter was weaker than its initial estimate of a 0.2 percent growth rate. The...

  • Latest on Dennis Hastert: Judge to set initial court date

    Updated: Fri, May 29, 2015

    10:30 a.m. (CDT) The U.S. attorney's office in Chicago says former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert has not been arrested following charges linked to allegations he agreed to $3.5 million in hush money. Prosecutors' spokesman Kim Nerheim says an initial court date will be set soon...

  • Magnitude-6.7 quake strikes remote area off Alaska coast

    Updated: 4 min ago

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A strong earthquake has struck in a remote region off the Alaska coast, but officials say there is no tsunami threat or immediate reports of damage. The U.S. Geological Survey says the magnitude-6.7 quake struck at 11 p.m. Thursday and was centered in the...

  • Pentagon gives approval to Fort Carson's Piñon Canyon plan

    By tom roeder tom.roeder@gazette.com -
    Published: Fri, May 29, 2015

    The Pentagon signed off on an environmental impact statement that will allow Fort Carson units to train at Piñon Canyon Maneuver Site with eight-wheeled Stryker vehicles. Fort Carson sought the new environmental rules last year to update a three-decades old plan for training at the...

  • Colorado airplane accident causes chaos, but no injuries, on I-70

    Associated Press
    Updated: 21 min ago

    GRAND JUNCTION — Chaos descended on Interstate 70 when a single-engine, jet fighter-style airplane clipped a cable over the Colorado River, lost a piece of its wing and sent the wire smashing down onto the highway. The Daily Sentinel of Grand Junction reports (http://bit.ly/1EDWSub )...

  • Friday Military Salute: From Peterson AFB to help Nepal recover from devastating quakes

    BY ERIC SINGER eric.singer@gazette.com -
    Updated: 24 min ago

    Senior Airman Manoj Khatiwada didn't flinch when it came to volunteering to help his native Nepal recover from a deadly 7.8-magnitude earthquake. His unwavering service to his native Nepal and adopted country of America is why he is being honored in our Friday Military Salute....

  • WATCH: Rockies' top prospect seriously injured in collision, dad says

    By Nick Groke, The Denver Post
    Updated: 30 min ago

    PHILADELPHIA — David Dahl, the Rockies' first-round draft pick in 2012 and one of their top prospects, was seriously injured during a game Thursday after he collided with another player in the outfield. "He was involved in a collision in a game. And that's really all we can say at...

  • PHOTOS: I-25 procession for Colorado cadet killed in chase crash

    Associated Press
    Updated: 40 min ago

    BOULDER — Members of law enforcement from around the state honored a Colorado State Patrol cadet hit and killed by a driver allegedly fleeing a traffic stop. The procession for 21-year-old Taylor Thyfault on Interstate 25 ran from 8:30 a.m. to 9:15 a.m. Friday. It went from...

  • Broncos sign Ryan Harris day after Ryan Clady's injury

    By Arnie Stapleton, Associated Press
    Updated: 1 hr ago

    ENGLEWOOD — The Denver Broncos have signed veteran offensive lineman Ryan Harris a day after losing perennial Pro Bowler Ryan Clady to a torn knee ligament. Harris was set to join the Broncos at practice Friday, the final day of this week's on-field work. Harris, who spent his...

  • 45-year-old Penrose ER nurse survives stroke

    By Hannah Blick, hannah.blick@gazette.com
    Updated: 1 hr ago

    Sponsored feature: Elizabeth Dienst was 45 and healthy, with more than 30 years in the healthcare field under her belt as a paramedic, Flight for Life staff and ER nurse. Then, she had a stroke. “I didn’t have the regular risk factors, but it was a lot of other seemingly random factors...

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