Breaking News: Sunday, May 24, 2015

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Boulder-area trail runner rescued after large rock traps him

By The AP

BOULDER — A 46-year-old trail runner has been rescued after a large rock fell on his foot near the summit of Bear Peak near Boulder. Authorities say Dave Mackey was running on the mountain trail when he slipped and fell. He grabbed a large rock to stop his fall and pulled the rock loose, causing it to fall on his left leg. Officials say the rock that left him trapped weighed between 300 and 400 pounds. He began yelling for help, and two people came to his aid. Rescuers used a large ...

Authorities identify suspect in Colorado State Patrol crash

By The AP

LONGMONT — Authorities have identified the 27-year-old driver arrested after a Colorado State Patrol cadet was killed and a trooper critically injured after they were hit while trying to stop a fleeing car near Longmont. Christopher Gebers was treated for injuries and taken to the Boulder County Jail. He is being held for investigation of first-degree murder with extreme indifference, attempted first-degree murder with extreme indifference, vehicular assault, vehicular homicide, ...

Man killed in morning crash on Interstate 70 Business Loop

By Staff

A man was killed this morning when the Jeep Cherokee he was driving slammed into the back of another vehicle on the Interstate 70 Business Loop, the Grand Junction Police Department said. Early investigation shows a Chevrolet Tahoe was stopped at a red light, attempting to turn left from the eastbound lane of I-70B onto Warrior Way, when it was struck from behind the Cherokee. The accident was reported around 8 a.m. Police said the man driving the Cherokee was pronounced dead at the ...

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