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  • Southwest flight diverted to DIA after pressurization issue

    Anna Gauldin, The Denver Post
    Updated: Fri, Apr 24, 2015

    A Southwest Airlines flight traveling from Las Vegas to Milwaukee made an unscheduled stop in Denver Friday night after reporting pressurization issues. Southwest Flight 100, which departed Las Vegas at 6 p.m. PST, was diverted to Denver after about an hour and a half, DIA...

  • Man shot, killed by Boulder County sheriff's deputy ID'd

    The Associated Press
    Updated: Fri, Apr 24, 2015

    BOULDER — Authorities have released the name of a man who was shot and killed by a Boulder County sheriff's deputy at a popular trailhead. The county coroner's office identified the man Friday as 39-year-old Lue Vang, of Northglenn. The Daily Camera reports (http://goo.gl/T53J8q )...

  • Fort Carson soldier convicted in theft of thousands of dollars in military equipment

    BY KASSONDRA CLOOS The Gazette -
    Updated: Fri, Apr 24, 2015

    Jurors on Thursday found a former Fort Carson soldier guilty of stealing military equipment worth thousands of dollars from the post. Torrence Hall was found guilty of stealing gear worth more than $20,000 but less than $100,000. His trial began Monday in a 4th Judicial District...

  • Colorado Springs dog breeder, 92, dies in county car crash

    By Kassondra Cloos kassondra.cloos@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Apr 24, 2015

    A Colorado Springs woman was killed in a car crash Sunday night, the Colorado State Patrol said Friday evening. Nadine Johnson, 92, went off the road on a private drive, Bootleggers View, around 7:30 p.m. Sunday. CSP did not know whether a medical issue may have contributed to the...

  • VA head: Aurora hospital project should continue despite cost overruns

    By JAKOB RODGERS jakob.rodgers@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Apr 24, 2015

    SANTA CLARA, CALIF. - The head of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs said a hospital project in Aurora should continue despite more than $1 billion in cost overruns. "What happened 2009, '10 and '11 is regrettable," said VA Secretary Robert McDonald. "We've learned from it. We...

  • VA officials thrashed during Congressional committee hearing in Aurora

    By Tom Roeder tom.roeder@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Apr 24, 2015

    AURORA - Despite breathtaking cost overruns, Congress remains committed to building the $1.73 billion Veterans Affairs hospital here. During a rare field hearing of the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee, lawmakers took over Aurora's city hall and used the chamber to lambaste senior...

  • No suspects identified after driver shot in neck on highway

    The Associated Press
    Updated: Fri, Apr 24, 2015

    FORT COLLINS — No suspects have been identified after a 20-year-old woman was shot in the neck as she drove on Interstate 25 near Fort Collins, authorities said Friday. Investigators are still trying to determine if the Wednesday incident is linked to two other possible vehicle...

  • North Dakota, Colorado allowed to join Wyoming lawsuit against fracking rules

    The Associated Press
    Updated: Fri, Apr 24, 2015

    BISMARCK, N.D. — A federal court has allowed North Dakota and Colorado to intervene with Wyoming in a lawsuit challenging new rules for oil and gas drilling on federal land. The Obama administration announced in March that it will require companies that drill on federal lands to...

  • Side Streets: Colorado Springs man offers no defense for accumulated junk cars, quickly convicted

    Bill Vogrin
    Updated: Fri, Apr 24, 2015

    A five-year battle that pitted one man against his neighborhood and city code enforcement officers over unlicensed and junk vehicles and debris he collected at his Pulpit Rock home ended with a whimper Wednesday. A year after being issued four summons for his junk cars and debris,...

  • Woman who allegedly threw rocks at Colorado Springs police, hit with stun gun, jailed

    By chhun sun chhun.sun@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Apr 24, 2015

    A woman who threw rocks at Colorado Springs police after a disturbance between friends and her husband was hit with a stun gun and later jailed early Friday morning, authorities said. Annastasia Seufale, 27, threw one- to two-inch landscaping rocks at a police cruiserat a home on the...

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