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'Bomb cyclone' winter storm moves east after punishing Colorado

Mar 14 2019

DENVER A powerful late-winter blizzard dubbed a "bomb cyclone" by meteorologists moved east on Thursday, hurling hurricane-force winds, tornadoes after dumping heavy snow on Colorado and the plains states and killing a state trooper. | Video

Colorado trooper killed as 'Bomb Cyclone' unleashes snow, high winds

Mar 14 2019

DENVER A late-winter blizzard slammed U.S. Rocky Mountain and Plains states on Wednesday, unleashing a "bomb cyclone" of high winds and drifting snow that stranded motorists, canceled more than 1,300 airline flights and was blamed for the death of a Colorado state trooper.

"Bomb cyclone" fizzles to rain across U.S. Midwest

Mar 14 2019

DENVER, March 14 Runways were cleared, the lights came back on and stranded motorists and airline passengers were back on the move on Thursday as the blizzard that pounded the U.S. Rocky Mountain and Plains states shoves eastward and fizzled to rain.

CNN hit with $275 million defamation suit by Kentucky student

Mar 13 2019

A Kentucky teenager sued CNN on Tuesday for defamation, saying the cable network falsely conveyed to viewers that he was the "face of an unruly hate mob" confronting a Native American activist at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington in January. | Video

Mountain lion strangled by Colorado man was orphaned cougar cub

Mar 02 2019

DENVER The mountain lion strangled by a Colorado man after it attacked him on a jogging trail last month was a young cub, weighing no more than 40 pounds (18 kg) and likely orphaned but not starving, state wildlife officials said on Friday.

Teen in Lincoln Memorial protest sues Washington Post for $250 million

Feb 20 2019

A high school student from Covington, Kentucky, sued the Washington Post for defamation on Tuesday, claiming the newspaper falsely accused him of racist acts and instigating a confrontation with a Native American activist in a January videotaped incident at the Lincoln Memorial. | Video

Colorado man beat fiancé to death with bat, burned body: police

Feb 20 2019

DENVER A Colorado man accused of murdering his fiancé last November beat the young mother to death with a baseball bat before burning her body, a homicide investigator told a hearing on Tuesday, a court official said.

Teen in Lincoln Memorial protest sues Washington Post for $250 million

Feb 19 2019

Feb 19 A high school student from Covington, Kentucky, at the center of a videotaped incident at the Lincoln Memorial involving a Native American activist sued the Washington Post for defamation on Tuesday, claiming the newspaper "vilified" him because he is white.

Colorado man who strangled mountain lion describes life-or-death struggle

Feb 14 2019

DENVER A 31-year-old man who fended off and suffocated a mountain lion when it attacked him on a Colorado jogging trail last week described on Thursday how he killed the big cat by stepping on its throat during a life-and-death struggle. | Video

Denver teachers, school district reach deal to end strike

Feb 14 2019

DENVER Denver teachers and school district officials reached an agreement early on Thursday after an all-night bargaining session to end a strike that disrupted classes for 92,000 students this week, the union said.

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