Colorado Springs coffee drinker is $2M richer

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – A coffee drinker in Colorado Springs is a millionaire and may not even know it yet. A ticket sold at the Everyday store on Peterson Road in Colorado Springs on Wednesday matched five numbers, but not the Powerball, in Wednesday’s Powerball drawing. That earned the ticker holder $1 million. However, that […]

Handcuffed woman escapes police cruiser

PUEBLO, Colo. – Despite being handcuffed, a woman managed to escape from a police cruiser in Pueblo. Officers went to a home on West Arroyo Wednesday night to arrest Janelle Duran. They found her hiding in the ceiling of a bedroom and took her into custody, according to the Pueblo Chieftain. The newspaper said Duran […]

Handcuffed woman escapes police cruiser

PUEBLO, Colo. – Despite being handcuffed, a woman managed to escape from a police cruiser in Pueblo. Officers went to a home on West Arroyo Wednesday night to arrest Janelle Duran. They found her hiding in the ceiling of a bedroom and took her into custody, according to the Pueblo Chieftain. The newspaper said Duran […]

CDOT project to compare mileage tax vs. gas tax

DENVER – CDOT is mulling a new way to pay for highway construction and maintenance — charging drivers for the miles they drive instead of the gas they purchase. Spokeswoman Amy Ford told 7NEWS that the gas tax, which hasn’t been raised in more than 20 years, “is a dying tax.” “As you get more […]

Readers: Let’s Rename Mt. Evans for Sand Creek’s Victims and Survivors

“Family Secrets,” Patricia Calhoun, November 20 I read your article on the Sand Creek Massacre. It is a subject that I first heard about in elementary school in Aurora in 1968. It is a black story in the development of Colorado and a shameful event that we should never forget, but keep it in […]

Readers: Let’s Rename Mt. Evans for Sand Creek’s Victims and Survivors

“Family Secrets,” Patricia Calhoun, November 20 I read your article on the Sand Creek Massacre. It is a subject that I first heard about in elementary school in Aurora in 1968. It is a black story in the development of Colorado and a shameful event that we should never forget, but keep it in […]

Sherman, Seahawks smother 49ers

It’s taken them much of the season, but the Seattle Seahawks have apparently recaptured the mojo that led them to their first Super Bowl championship in franchise history last year. Four days after beating the Arizona Cardinals 19-3, the Seahawks dominated the San Francisco 49ers by the same score Thursday night at Levi’s Stadium. Seahawks […]

Stars’ Garbutt, Jets’ Lowry suspended

The NHL’s disciplinary wing didn’t take the day off on Thanksgiving. The league suspended Dallas Stars forward Ryan Garbutt two games without pay for kneeing Edmonton Oilers forward Taylor Hall, and Winnipeg Jets forward Adam Lowry was suspended for one game without pay for boarding Buffalo Sabres forward Patrick Kaleta. Garbutt received a two-minute tripping […]

Tetley insures taste buds of its $1.6 million ‘tea tester’

Tea maker Tetley has insured one of its most valuable assets for $1.6 million – the tongue of its top tea taster. The prized palate belongs to 32 year old Sebastian Michaelis, the so-called “master blender” who can determine a tea from thousands of varieties in seconds. He says blending tea mirrors the art of […]

Ferguson comes together for day of kindness

Ferguson streets were deserted early Friday after a Thanksgiving Day that mixed kindness with sadness, heartbreak with hope. Gone were the blazing buildings, set on fire during the most contentious nights of protest this week. So were the stone-faced National Guard troops, standing in a single file, facing angry protesters. Though troops remained on duty, […]

Wilson’s testimony stayed largely the same

Darren Wilson’s version of what happened when he confronted Michael Brown has expanded since he gave his first recorded interview to detectives, but the key parts have stayed largely the same. Witnesses corroborated and disputed what Wilson said about events leading up to the police officer’s fatal shooting of the unarmed teenager in Ferguson, Missouri, […]

Shoppers rejoice! Black Friday is here

The doors are open. The sales are here. It’s Black Friday. Black Friday faithful are already scooping up deals at malls and department stores across America. A few stores — like Kmart and Radio Shack — opened Thursday morning, but most — including Macy’s, Best Buy, Target, Kohl’s, Toys R Us, J.C. Penney and Sears […]

Thanksgiving power outages hit the Northeast

Chopping breadcrumbs by flashlight. Cooking turkeys on the grill. Watching Netflix on phones. Many New Englanders were without power — but this was nothing new for the state. Tens of thousands spent Thanksgiving just as others did in New England when it was first observed in the 17th century: without electricity. In New Hampshire, more […]

Readers: Let’s Rename Mt. Evans for Sand Creek’s Victims and Survivors

“Family Secrets,” Patricia Calhoun, November 20 I read your article on the Sand Creek Massacre. It is a subject that I first heard about in elementary school in Aurora in 1968. It is a black story in the development of Colorado and a shameful event that we should never forget, but keep it in […]

Readers: Let’s Rename Mt. Evans for Sand Creek’s Victims and Survivors

“Family Secrets,” Patricia Calhoun, November 20 I read your article on the Sand Creek Massacre. It is a subject that I first heard about in elementary school in Aurora in 1968. It is a black story in the development of Colorado and a shameful event that we should never forget, but keep it in […]