Breaking News: Friday, August 26, 2016

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Central High bus routes canceled

By Staff

Central High School students who live in the area of West Indian Creek Drive will not be dropped off today because of law enforcement activity in the area, according to School District 51. Students who ride bus 59 or bus 102 will be taken back to Central High School and can be picked up there. Parents need identification to pick up their students or can call to make other arrangements. Central High School’s main line is 254-6200. See the full story in Friday’s Daily ...

Peabody ends plans to build reservoir near Steamboat Springs

By The AP

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Peabody Energy has abandoned plans to build a 400-acre reservoir near Steamboat Springs. Pilot & Today reports that on Tuesday the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission released a letter stating it was ending the licensing process for the project because Peabody had missed deadlines. Peabody had been planning to build the Trout Creek Reservoir with a hydroelectric dam that would generate 125 kilowatts of electricity since 2012. When demand for coal began to ...

Teen boy behind Colorado medical pot law dies

By The AP

DENVER — A 15-year-old Colorado boy who helped bring about a law requiring schools to permit a student’s use of medical marijuana has died. The Denver Post reports that Jack Splitt’s mother, Stacey Linn, says the boy struggled with cerebral palsy that caused him debilitating muscle contractions. She says the pain worsened and he died Wednesday. He had just started school at Wheat Ridge High School last week. The teen was the inspiration for “Jack’s ...

Couple wanted in California killing arrested in Colorado

By The AP

LOS ANGELES — Days after the body of a woman was found in the Los Angeles area, a couple suspected of killing her and kidnapping her three children have been arrested in Colorado. Joshua Aaron Robertson, 27, and Brittany Humphrey, 22, were arrested Thursday without incident in Pueblo, about 40 miles south of Colorado Springs, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. The couple was wanted in connection with the death of Humphrey’s half-sister, Kimberly ...

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