Breaking News: Monday, May 22, 2017

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Sheriff’s Office: Deputies unable to locate aggressive dog shot by river

By Amy Hamilton

A dog that was shot by a deputy Sunday night at a homeless camp underneath the Broadway Bridge still may be on the loose, according to the Mesa County Sheriff’s Office. At about 5 p.m., deputies came across a white pit bull and a large brown dog while they were walking near an unoccupied homeless camp under the bridge. The deputies were seeking a suspect in assault case, the sheriff’s office said in a statement. The dogs became aggressive and a deputy shot at the white pit ...


31 1/2 Road closed Monday due to water leak

By Staff

Crews are making repairs to a water service line that failed and caused a water leak just north of Perkins Drive on 31 1/2 Road Monday morning. The Clifton Water District said north and south 31 1/2 Road will be closed in both directions while repairs are being completed. Initially, 36 customers were without water on Perkins Drive, Mandarin Court, Citrus Street and Citrus Court.   ...


Erie police not looking for suspect in deaths of 3 relatives

By The AP

ERIE — Police say they aren’t looking for a suspect in the deaths of three family members found in a home in northern Colorado. Boulder County Coroner Emma Hall says 48-year-old John Paul Farrar, 40-year-old Elizabeth Stacy Farrar and 4-year-old Connor Farrar were found dead Saturday in Erie. An autopsy is scheduled Monday determine the cause and manner of death, and the deaths remain under investigation.  ...


Mother from Peru granted stay from deportation

By The AP

DENVER — A mother of two children who sought sanctuary at a Quaker meeting house in Denver to avoid U.S. immigration authorities has been granted a temporary stay from deportation. Ingrid Encalada Latorre, a 33-year-old native of Peru, and her attorney announced Saturday that U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials agreed not to pursue deportation through Aug. 7. Through a translator, Latorre said she looked forward to going home with her children, 8 and 17 months, who ...


Runner Gabriele Grunewald delays chemo for a few more races

By The AP

Middle-distance runner Gabriele Grunewald reserved this month for racing. Next month, chemotherapy. Grunewald delayed her latest cancer treatments a few weeks — with her doctor’s consent — in a quest to qualify for the U.S. track and field championships at the end of June in Sacramento, California. Should she reach the time standard, she fully intends on taking the starting line — no matter how she may feel in the midst of chemo for a disease that’s gone ...


Man shot to death in Colorado Springs; suspect in custody

By The AP

COLORADO SPRINGS — Colorado Springs police say a man has been shot to death in a residential area and a suspect is in custody. Police say they responded to a call around 7:15 p.m. Saturday and found the victim inside a home. The man was taken to a hospital where he later died. Police said there is no threat to the community and the case remains under investigation as officers work to establish the circumstances of the shooting. The name of the victim was not immediately ...


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