• WWI US Army 'I WANT YOU' poster sold for $20K at NYC auction

    Updated: Wed, Jul 1, 2015

    NEW YORK (AP) — A World War I-era U.S. Army "I WANT YOU" recruitment poster has sold for $20,000 at an auction of some 2,000 wartime posters. The poster sold Tuesday at Guersney's in Manhattan is one of four of James Montgomery Flagg's iconic Uncle Sam posters included in the Col....

  • Colorado senators team up to prevent major cuts to Pikes Peak region military facilities

    BY MEGAN SCHRADER megan.schrader@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Jul 1, 2015

    DENVER - Colorado's senators crossed party lines last week and teamed up to ask the secretary of defense to look kindly on the state when making decisions about reducing forces at military installations. "As you grapple with difficult force structure decisions and the confines of the...

  • VA executive to visit site of over-budget Denver hospital

    Associated Press
    Updated: Wed, Jul 1, 2015

    AURORA — Deputy VA Secretary Sloan Gibson is returning to Colorado to talk with members of Congress about the troubled veterans medical center under construction outside Denver. Gibson will visit the work site in suburban Aurora on Wednesday. The half-finished medical center is...

  • Italian police arrest family of couple who traveled to Syria

    Updated: Wed, Jul 1, 2015

    ROME (AP) — Italian anti-terrorism police on Wednesday arrested several family members of a married couple who traveled to Syria to join the Islamic State group and were allegedly trying to persuade their relatives to join them, officials said. Police and prosecutors said Italian...

  • The Latest on Indonesia: Search for plane crash victims ends

    Updated: Wed, Jul 1, 2015

    MEDAN, Indonesia (AP) — The latest on the Indonesian military plane crash (all times local): ___ 5 p.m. North Sumatra Regional Military Commander Maj. Gen. Edi Rahmayadi told reporters at Medan's Adam Malik hospital that the search and rescue operations have now ended. Rahmayadi...

  • Coast Guard rescues 2 fishermen on Oregon coast

    Updated: Wed, Jul 1, 2015

    FLORENCE, Ore. (AP) — A Coast Guard crew has rescued two fishermen after their 27-foot fishing boat sank as it was being towed Tuesday evening near the Oregon coast entrance to the Umpqua River. Petty Officer 1st Class George Degener said the men went into the water but were recovered...

  • Police officer shoots wanted man during traffic stop

    Updated: Wed, Jul 1, 2015

    EAST CLEVELAND, Ohio (AP) — Authorities are investigating an officer-involved shooting in northeast Ohio. Cleveland police say an officer shot and wounded a man Tuesday night during a traffic stop in East Cleveland after the man pulled out a weapon. Police say members of the Gang...

  • Water well testing planned around Cheyenne-area missile site

    Updated: Tue, Jun 30, 2015

    CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A new round of homeowner well testing will occur later this summer near an old nuclear missile site on the plains where the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers plans to rely on naturally present bacteria to break down a plume of groundwater pollution, Corps officials...

  • Flames sign defenseman Dougie Hamilton to 6-year contract

    Updated: Tue, Jun 30, 2015

    CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Bruins general manager Don Sweeney didn't think Dougie Hamilton would have been "comfortable" signing long term in Boston. The defenseman was more than comfortable to make that commitment in Calgary. Hamilton signed a $34.5 million, six-year deal Tuesday with...

  • Air Force Academy professor found injured but alive on Colorado cliff

    BY KASSONDRA CLOOS kassondra.cloos@gazette.com -
    Updated: Tue, Jun 30, 2015

    An Air Force Academy professor missing for two days after a hike in Chaffee County was found injured but alive on Tuesday. Lt. Col. Dave Richie, 43, was "injured, but talkative," academy spokesman John Van Winkle said. The Chaffee County Sheriff's Office called for air support,...

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