• 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,...

  • Appeals court sides with veterans in suit over experiments

    Updated: Tue, Jun 30, 2015

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The U.S. military must continue to alert veterans exposed to chemical and biological weapons experiments of any new information that may affect their health and provide them ongoing medical care, a federal appeals court said Tuesday. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of...

  • Remains of schooner raised from Lake Champlain back to Navy

    Updated: Tue, Jun 30, 2015

    MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The remains of a Revolutionary War battleship that burned and sank as the Americans and British struggled for control of Lake Champlain will be in the hands of the U.S. Navy in time for the Fourth of July. Timbers from the schooner Royal Savage, raised from the...

  • APNewsBreak: Tunisia beach killer trained with museum gunmen

    Updated: Tue, Jun 30, 2015

    TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — The student who massacred tourists in a Tunisian seaside resort trained in a jihadi camp in Libya at the same time as the two men who attacked a leading museum in March, a top security official said Tuesday, enforcing the notion of a link between the two assaults...

  • Growlers, new budget, tax cuts part of new Florida laws

    Updated: Tue, Jun 30, 2015

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida legislators passed more than 200 bills this year during their regular 60-day session and 19-day special session. Most of those bills take effect on Wednesday, the start of the state's fiscal year. One of the new laws, a 24-hour waiting period for...

  • Report: Border Patrol should add 350 internal investigators

    Updated: Tue, Jun 30, 2015

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Customs and Border Protection should more than double its ranks of internal affairs investigators, an advisory panel has recommended in a report sent to Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson. The panel recommended in a draft report that CBP add 350 criminal...

  • Anti-drone protesters make pleas for peace to Vegas judge

    Updated: Tue, Jun 30, 2015

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Three of more than 30 anti-drone protesters who received summonses in March trying to block the entrance of a U.S. Air Force base in southern Nevada pleaded no contest Tuesday before a Las Vegas judge hearing their misdemeanor trespass and blocking traffic cases. Each...

  • Ellsworth AFB leasing space to in-home health care company

    Updated: Tue, Jun 30, 2015

    ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE, S.D. (AP) — A Virginia-based in-home health care company has signed a lease for space at Ellsworth Air Force Base in western South Dakota. The Governor's Office of Economic Development says Advance Health will open its third location in the nation at the...

  • Ex-official gets prison term for taking $1.2M in kickbacks

    Updated: Tue, Jun 30, 2015

    TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A former Veterans Affairs Department employee who accepted more than $1.2 million in kickbacks has been sentenced to nearly four years in federal prison. Prosecutors say Jarod Machinga received a 46-month sentence on Tuesday. The 45-year-old Hopewell man also will...

  • Remains of Colorado Marine who died in WWII found in central Pacific

    Associated Press
    Published: Tue, Jun 30, 2015

    BOULDER — A Boulder County family that has waited almost 70 years to find the remains of a Marine killed in action in 1943 will soon be able to bury their patriarch at the family plot. 1st Lt. Alexander "Sandy" Bonnyman Jr. was killed during World War II's Battle of Tarawa and...

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