Breaking News: Wednesday, May 25, 2016

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Police say pot theft behind slaying of Fort Lewis student

By The AP

DURANGO — Police say four Arizona men arrested in the fatal shooting of a college student in Durango were planning to steal a large amount of marijuana. Three of the men allegedly entered the off-campus home of Samuel Gordon, a junior at Fort Lewis College, while the fourth waited outside early Tuesday morning. The Durango Herald reports that Gordon and four others were held at gunpoint but the masked men fled after shooting Gordon. Police say one of the men, 19-year-old Kodi ...

Denver airport train stops on overpass, strands passengers

By The AP

DENVER — A power outage on the new train line between Denver and the city’s airport stranded about 80 passengers on an overpass before they were shepherded to board buses instead. Officials with the Regional Transportation District, which operates the line, say the power went out and stopped a train on a 50-foot overpass near the airport’s cellphone lot Tuesday afternoon. Passengers walked down the overpass to a nearby bus that took them to the airport. RTD spokesman ...

Colorado woman killed in crash east of Evanston

By The AP

EVANSTON, Wyo. — Authorities say a woman was killed when she was hit by a truck on Interstate 80 east of Evanston. Sgt. David Wagener with the Wyoming Highway Patrol says 70-year-old Janoah McWinn, of Colorado Springs, Colorado, had pulled her SUV over to the side of the road because of a possible mechanical issue when she was hit by the truck late Monday night. It’s unclear if she was inside or outside of the SUV at the time of the crash. Investigators say the 39-year-old ...

Man pleads guilty in crash that killed 18-year-old student

By The AP

DENVER — A 37-year-old man has pleaded guilty in a DUI crash last year that caused the death of a University of Colorado student. Justin Scott Goshorn entered guilty pleas Monday to several charges related to the November crash, including vehicular homicide while driving under the influence and reckless driving. Goshorn had been traveling in the southbound lanes on Highway 93 at speeds of up to 100 mph when he crossed the center line and struck a northbound vehicle carrying four ...

Man injured in early morning shooting

By Staff

One man was shot and seriously injured early Wednesday morning at 3203 E Road in Clifton. The Mesa County Sheriff’s Office said they responded to a call at 2:26 a.m. The victim was transported to St. Mary’s Hospital and is in serious condition. The investigation is active and ongoing. Officers are searching for a suspect. Anyone with information about this incident should call Crime Stoppers at (970) 241-STOP (7867).  ...

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