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VA hospital in Aurora sets August opening date

Nearly eight years after breaking ground, the VA hospital has set an opening date. It's finally happening: the VA hospital in Aurora has set an opening date. The U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs confirms the medical facility will open on August 11, 2018. Rep. Mike Coffman (R-Colorado) tweeted a

9NEWS - 2018-01-17 15:30:00

Shooting shuts down highway off-ramp

Aurora Police are investigating a shooting that left one person injured. The victim's condition isn't known, but Aurora Police say they are stable. No suspects are in custody and the investigation is in its early stages, according to police. The shooting forced police to close the southbound I-225 o

9NEWS - 2018-01-17 05:14:00

Neighbors say man whose body was found in concrete didn't deserve that death

It's a case rocking a Federal Heights neighborhood: A man's body was found encased in concrete in the crawlspace of his home. Now his daughter has been arrested, accused of killing him. Bill Mussack's body was found in his crawlspace on Jan. 10. Neighbors of the 69-year-old like Leonard Solano are r

9NEWS - 2018-01-18 01:39:00

Shooting that closed I-225/Iliff interchange for almost two hours leaves 1 wounded, police say

Police have released few details about a shooting at about 8: 30 p.m. Tuesday night that closed the intersection of East Iliff Avenue and Interstate 225 for more than an hour, sending one person with gunshot wounds to a local hospital AURORA | Police have released few details about a shooting at abo

AURORA SENTINEL - 2018-01-17 15:25:54

Woman accused of murder after father's remains found advised of charges

BRIGHTON, Colo. - The daughter of a 69-year-old Federal Heights man whose remains were found inside his home last week appeared in an Adams County court Tuesday, where she was formally advised of the charges against her. Dayna Jennings, 44, is being charged with first-degree murder in the death of h

DENVER CHANNEL - 2018-01-16 19:09:27

Coffman calls for VA to 'clean house' at fiery hearing on overbudget hospital

"I just don't know how you cannot have answers to these questions and be in the position that you're in." Colorado's Republican Congressman Mike Coffman did not hold back in his questioning of VA officials about the overdue and over-budget VA hospital, which will open in Aurora this summer. Rep.

9NEWS - 2018-01-18 00:20:00

Wind players, percussionists plan free concert at church

Professional wind players and percussionists from the United States Air Force Academy Band, who represent the nation's finest music schools, will perform a free concert at 7:30 p.m. on Jan. 25 at ... This item is available in full to subscribers. Professional wind players and percussionists from the

HIGHLANDSRANCHHERALD.NET - 2018-01-17 17:03:48

Five of six men indicted in metro Denver heroin-ring bust are in the U.S. illegally

ICE detainers have been issued for five of the six people indicted on charges of running a heroin trafficking ring in Jefferson County and other parts of metro Denver. According to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, four of the men had been deported multiple times before they were indicted on

DENVER POST - 2018-01-16 20:27:53

FIRST ALERT: Snowy Alabama at midnight

The WSFA First Alert Weather team has declared a First Alert Weather Day for Tuesday night into Wednesday morning to give you advance notice of dangerous weather conditions. Snow continues to fall, and will keep falling for several more hours for central and east Alabama. The back edge of the snow i

WSFA - 2018-01-17 06:47:06

Commission asked to repair or close portion of CR 33

On Jan.9, the Marengo County Commission held a meeting at the Marengo County Courthouse in Linden in which they discussed the closing of a portion of County Road 33. The road, which is about a mile east of Linden, has not been maintained in nearly 30 years. Landowners ask that the county either main

DEMOPOLIS TIMES - 2018-01-16 16:59:03

Winter weather shuts downs roads, schools and businesses

Winter weather and frigid temperatures have returned to Selma and brought along with roads, business and school closings. After snowfall began Tuesday night roads across Dallas County began to ice, causing issues with travel and normal business hours. The Dallas County EMA ruled all roads and bridge

SELAM TIMES-JOURNAL - 2018-01-17 20:16:43

Marengo, Linden, Demopolis schools closed Wednesday

With a winter storm system settling in over much of the state Tuesday afternoon and an expectation of icy roads and frigid temperatures well into Wednesday, school systems are again facing decisions regarding hours of operation. The first local system to declare its schedule for Wednesday is Marengo

WESTALABAMAWATCHMAN.COM - 2018-01-16 21:08:03

'Everybody was scared:' Hear Alabama residents recall 1918 flu pandemic

In the 2000s, the Alabama Department of Public Health recognized the need to record the memories of survivors of the 1918 Spanish flu epidemic before they died. Ann Brantley, the hazard vulnerability analysis nurse coordinator of the Center for Emergency Preparedness, interviewed four people: Garfi

AL.COM - 2018-01-16 15:18:46

Alabama landmarks now part of Civil Rights Trail

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day may be over, but Alabama's place in the new U.S. Civil Rights Trail is here to stay. According to information released by the states tourism department, the trail links "almost 130 museums, churches, courthouses and other landmarks that were essential to the advancemen

AL.COM - 2018-01-16 14:45:51

Linden resident complains of pool hall noise

On Jan. 2, the Linden City Council held a meeting during which a resident voice concern over excessive noise from a local business. Resident Keith Jordan told the council that the noise coming from C&J Pool Hall often rattles the windows of his house and that "it's disturbing me and my family." Jord


Martin Luther King Jr.: The man behind the movement

SELMA - Those of us who covered the civil rights era always looked forward to interviewing the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Since Monday is the anniversary of his birth it seems a good time to remember a man who accomplished much in his 39 years and became a symbol of a historic movement. Those who i


Homeless man found deceased in Middlebury, likely died from exposure to the cold

MIDDLEBURY, Vt. - A homeless man in Middlebury was found deceased early Saturday morning. Suad Teocanin's body was discovered lying on the village green. Middlebury Police Chief Tom Hanley says the 45 year-old had reportedly been drinking heavily the night before and had been staying at a local warm

MYCHAMPLAINVALLEY.COM - 2018-01-17 20:53:54

Multiple fire crews rush to Saratoga County fire

fire.jpg SOUTH GLENS FALLS, NY (WRGB) -- Investigators are working to determine the cause of a fire Tuesday night in South Glens Falls. Pictures of the scene are courtesy of CBS 6 media partners at The Daily Gazette, who report multiple agencies were called including New York State Police and the Sa

WRGB - 2018-01-17 05:46:31

Ice jam cancels snow trains from Spa City to North Creek

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. >> An ice jam on the upper Hudson River has forced cancellation of snow trains from Saratoga Springs to North Creek for the rest of this month. Crews are inspecting tracks for damage, with hopes of resuming service in February, or possibly running shorter excursions from Sarat

SARATOGIAN - 2018-01-17 05:00:00

Glens Falls man pleads guilty for home burglary

QUEENSBURY -- A Glens Falls man who was arrested last summer for burglarizing a neighbor's home pleaded guilty last week to a felony burglary count. Chase L. Nevins, 22, went into the home one day last June, stealing jewelry and sneakers, according to Glens Falls Police. He was arrested in Albany, w

POST-STAR - 2018-01-17 12:00:00