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Student survives cardiac arrest at school

8:47 AM, Mar 3, 2014

DENVER - Colorado lawmakers are considering a bill, which would create a grant program to train students in CPR and the use of defibrillators.

Alamosa County to get its own armored vehicle

8:37 AM, Mar 3, 2014

ALAMOSA, Colo. (AP) - The Alamosa County Sheriff's Office is planning to get its own armored vehicle from the U.S. military.

Colorado veteran gets second chance to serve US in Paralympic Games

10:21 AM, Mar 2, 2014

DENVER - Americans choose to serve their country in different ways, but few of us are given an opportunity to serve like Coloradan Joel Hunt. Hunt is an Iraqi war veteran who will be competing as an alpine skier in the Sochi Paralympic games this week, but his journey to skiing was rather unconventional.

Colorado soldier accused of avoiding flag salute

6:34 PM, Feb 26, 2014

FORT CARSON - Officials at Fort Carson in Colorado are investigating reports a soldier deliberately avoided saluting the flag.

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Court turns down GITMO force-feeding challenge

10:23 AM, Feb 11, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) - A federal appeals court has turned away a challenge to force-feeding Guantanamo Bay detainees on a hunger strike.

VA Hospital volunteer makes chemo comfy

10:37 AM, Feb 7, 2014

DENVER - Comfortable is a way we don't often feel in a hospital. "I think I've always been sort of a caregiver," said Roy Sande. At the Denver Veteran's Administration hospital's infusion clinic, veterans arrive, usually, for a day of chemotherapy.

Ex-soldier gets prison in fuel-theft scheme

11:14 AM, Feb 5, 2014

DENVER (AP) - A former soldier from Fountain has been sentenced to 7 years and 3 months in prison for helping steal fuel from a military base in Afghanistan that cost the federal government more than $1.5 million.

US intel confirms NKorea nuke reactor restarted

9:39 AM, Jan 29, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. intelligence says North Korea has followed through on its threat to advance its nuclear weapons program.

Dad returning from deployment surprises sons in Parker school

6:11 PM, Jan 27, 2014

KUSA - Three young brothers got quite the surprise at their school in Parker Monday morning.

Capt. killed in England to be buried at AF Academy

10:07 AM, Jan 27, 2014

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - A U.S. Air Force captain killed in a helicopter crash in England earlier this month is being buried at the Air Force Academy.

Fort Carson soldiers returning from Afghanistan

8:51 AM, Jan 21, 2014

FORT CARSON, Colo. (AP) - About 90 Fort Carson soldiers are set to return home as part of a reduction of troops in Afghanistan.

Fort Carson to welcome home about 90 soldiers

3:36 PM, Jan 19, 2014

FORT CARSON, Colo. (AP) - Fort Carson is set to welcome home about 90 soldiers who have spent the past several months serving in Afghanistan.

Video sparks hope for captured soldier's family

6:54 AM, Jan 16, 2014

BOISE, Idaho (AP) - The family of U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who was captured more than four years ago in Afghanistan, says a new video of the soldier believed to have been taken in the last month has bolstered its resolve to bring him home safely to Idaho.

Parents of Danny Dietz talk about 'Lone Survivor'

9:40 AM, Jan 13, 2014

KUSA - "Lone Survivor," the new film about a covert, tragic but ultimately heroic NAVY SEAL mission in Afghanistan, is helping the world to know what Colorado already knows; that one of those SEALS who didn't make it back was Danny Dietz of Littleton.

Iraqi army clashes with militants near Fallujah

9:37 AM, Jan 7, 2014

BAGHDAD (AP) - Fierce clashes erupted Tuesday between Iraqi special forces and al-Qaida-linked militants outside the city of Fallujah, a flare-up in a days-long standoff in the Sunni-dominated western province of Anbar, Iraqi officials said.

Double amputee Marine vet bikes across U.S.

8:19 AM, Jan 3, 2014

CHESTER, Ill. - This isn't a day for things like riding a bike, but that's not stopping Rob Jones.

Polar Bear Plunge raises thousands

1:42 PM, Jan 1, 2014

BOULDER - Call them brave or call them crazy, but while volunteers for the Polar Bear Plunge wore multiple layers to stay warm, freezing water enthusiasts stripped down and ran towards the Boulder Reservoir.

Random facts about taxes to ease what may be a painful day

DENVER - April 15 is, of course, usually tax day (it's April 17 this year). If you owe money or you're scrambling to get your return in by midnight, it may be a stressful day. Here are some fun facts to get you through the process.

5:30 PM, Mar 6, 2012

PHOTOS: Miley Cyrus

LOS ANGELES - Could Miley Cyrus be engaged to "Hunger Games" star Liam Hemsworth? While we wait for an answer, check out outfits Miley has recently committed to.

12:07 PM, Aug 13, 2012

Colorado Mountain College offers Spanish for employers

GLENWOOD SPRINGS (AP) - With Hispanic populations growing, some employers are paying for Spanish classes for their workers.

7:51 AM, May 7, 2007

Lawsuit filed over teen's death from synthetic marijuana

COLORADO SPRINGS - A lawsuit has been filed over the death of Colorado 19-year-old Nicholas A. Colbert against a retail store for selling him synthetic marijuana - or "Spice."

12:27 PM, Sep 23, 2013

Lawn tonic drought formula

Our lawns are getting enough water this spring to grow and stay green. But how will they fare when the heat hits in a few more weeks?

4:44 PM, Feb 16, 2007

State Patrol says teens who died in crash likely drowned

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JEFFERSON COUNTY – Troopers say a crash that claimed the lives of two teens was caused when the right tire of a Jeep went off the road, causing the driver to lose control and roll into a creek.

11:41 PM, May 12, 2007

8 men accused of burning 14-year-old at party

DENVER - Eight men are in jail, accused of severely burning a 14-year-old boy. The arrest affidavit says the boy had lighter fluid poured on him and then was lit on fire. Investigators say the burns were so bad they left giant welts on the boy's chest.

12:27 AM, Feb 25, 2011

Death toll rises in Colorado floods

DENVER - The flood waters that has spread across 17 Colorado counties has claimed 8 lives

12:00 AM, Sep 17, 2013

Tenant objects to apartment building pot smoke

DENVER - Another implication of Colorado's brave new world of legal marijuana is affecting apartment renters.

3:37 AM, Jan 7, 2014

Is there another 'you' reading this in a parallel universe?

KUSA - One of the best known physicists in the world is Denver today, talking about the possibility that parallel universes do in fact exist and that much of realilty's true nature may be deeply hidden among them. We talked to Dr. Brian Greene on 9NEWS At Noon.

3:24 PM, Feb 21, 2011
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