US consumer spending up moderate 0.3 percent in July

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumers increased their spending by a moderate amount in July, while income growth was propelled by the largest jump in wages and salaries in eight months.

The Commerce Department...

US consumer spending up moderate 0.3 percent in July, while incomes rise 0.4 percent

WASHINGTON (AP) — US consumer spending up moderate 0.3 percent in July, while incomes rise 0.4 percent.

Austrian officials: 71 migrants likely suffocated in truck

VIENNA (AP) — Police arrested several people believed to be part of a human smuggling operation in connection with the deaths of 71 migrants who likely suffocated in a refrigerated truck found abandoned on...

200 feared dead in latest migrant disaster off Libya's coast

ZUWARA, Libya (AP) — Libyan authorities were collecting the bodies of migrants who drowned off the coastal city of Zuwara, with some 200 feared dead on Friday in the latest disaster involving desperate people...

Northbound I-25 reopens in Denver after officer seriously injured in crash

By: Kirk Mitchell, The Denver Post

UPDATE: Northbound Interstate 25 has reopened after a chain-reaction traffic crash Friday morning, according to several reports on Twitter.

Backups remain in the 20ths Street area.

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Plan for Colorado Springs expressway disclosed

By: STEPHEN HOBBS stephen.hobbs@gazette.com

Officials are moving closer on a direction for a future project at Hancock Expressway and Academy Boulevard in Colorado Springs.

At a public meeting Thursday, a recommended plan with alterations was...

Goodyear retiring blimps, rolling out new cigar-shaped craft

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The fabled Goodyear Blimp is retiring.

But don't fret, blimp fans. That big, cigar-shaped thing you've seen floating over sports events all your life will still be there. It will also...

Why so many Colorado bear stories? Because more bears are entering urban areas

By: MARIA ST. LOUIS-SANCHEZ maria.sanchez@gazette.com

Along the Front Range in recent weeks, the media has been teeming with bear tales. There's the cute stories, like a cub with its head stuck in a bottle and saved by Colorado Springs police officers. Or sad ones,...