Oldest African penguin dies in captivity at Colorado zoo
PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) — Colorado zookeepers have announced the death of Mongo, a penguin believed to be the oldest African penguin in captivity in North America.
Last Colorado recall petition against a Democrat also fails
DENVER (AP) — The last citizen attempt to seek a recall of a Colorado Democratic state official this year has failed.
The Denver Post reported Friday that organizers seeking a recall...
Police investigate body found in suitcase in dumpster
PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) — Police in southern Colorado are investigating the death of a woman whose body was found in a suitcase in the trash.
Pueblo police released surveillance video from early...
Colorado pot grower loses 20K plants due to early snow
DENVER (AP) — A Colorado marijuana grower has lost about 20,000 plants worth millions of dollars because of an early winter storm and says the impact is expected affect the state's legal pot...
Man who threw snowboarder off lift could be released
ASPEN, Colo. (AP) — Doctors at the state psychiatric hospital in Pueblo want to release a man who pushed a snowboarder off a chairlift at Aspen Highlands nearly four years ago.
A New Mexico icon, Spanish conquistador faces attacks
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The Spanish conquistador is an image found throughout New Mexico, the most Hispanic state in the United States.
Depictions of men such as 17th century explorers Don...
Colorado church abuse victims eligible for unlimited payouts
DENVER (AP) — People who were abused by Catholic priests in Colorado can file claims to receive unlimited payouts under a church-funded compensation program that began operating Monday.
Steel plant plans large solar project in Pueblo
PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) — Colorado Gov. Jared Polis, a solar developer, an energy company and a steel plant have announced a large solar project in Pueblo.
Colorado mother convicted of abuse for infant’s death in tub
PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado mother has been convicted in connection with the drowning death of her 9-month-old child in a bathtub.
FAA announces $7.6M in grants for 5 Colorado airports
DENVER (AP) — The Federal Aviation Administration has awarded five Colorado airports $7.6 million in infrastructure grants.
Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao announced in a Monday...
Colorado Editorial Roundup
The Pueblo Chieftain, Sept. 17, on new state park opening up:
Fisher's Peak has tantalized outdoor enthusiasts in Southern Colorado for years. The mountain near Trinidad has been as...
Colorado State Fair sees increased attendance this year
PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) — Despite record high temperatures, attendance increased at the Colorado State Fair this year.
The Pueblo Chieftain reports that fair General Manager Scott Stoller says...
Train strikes, kills man in Colorado
PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) — Authorities say a train passing through Pueblo hit and killed a man.
KRDO-TV reports police found the man's body near the tracks early Friday.
Sexual abuse lawsuit against Mormon church on hold
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A lawsuit by a woman who accused The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints of covering for a former missionary leader who she says raped her in the 1980s is on hold as...
Colorado assisted living facility license suspended
PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) — Colorado officials have suspended the license of an assisted living facility following a series of complaints.
The Pueblo Chieftain reports the Colorado Department of...
Prisoner who killed Colorado guard given life plus 48 years
PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) — A prisoner who pleaded guilty to the stabbing death of a Colorado corrections officer has been sentenced to life plus 48 years in prison.
Colorado has paid more than $1.6M to prosecute inmate
PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) — The Colorado Department of Corrections has paid more than $1.6 million to a district's attorney's office to prosecute an inmate accused of killing a correctional officer and...
Gunman remains incompetent to stand trial in shooting
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — A man who acknowledged killing three people at a southern Colorado Planned Parenthood clinic nearly four years ago remains mentally incompetent to stand...
Colorado mayor selects woman to run city fire department
PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado mayor has announced a woman will take over as fire chief for the Pueblo Fire Department.
The Pueblo Chieftain reported Thursday that Pueblo mayor Nick...
PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado animal shelter has resumed pet adoptions after changes in management.
The Pueblo Chieftain reported Monday that Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region has...
Man accused of fatal Colorado park shooting arrested
PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado man accused of shooting a man whose body was found near a children's softball field faces a first-degree murder charge.
Man shot, killed by Pueblo police identified
PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) — Authorities have released the name of a man who was shot and killed by police during a domestic disturbance call in Pueblo.
PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) — Authorities have released the name of a man who apparently drowned while swimming near a marina at Lake Pueblo State Park.
LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — A Colorado man has pleaded guilty to carjacking resulting in death and other offenses stemming from a series of crimes committed in 2017 in New Mexico.
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- BusinessWireLaterPay Powers Salon and Pueblo Pulp with Inaugural U.S. PartnershipsDecember 13, 2018
- BusinessWireParkview Medical Center Selects Pieces Technologies for Connected Community Health SolutionJune 19, 2018
PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado hospital will begin asking incoming patients to provide their gender identities as a way to improve treatment for transgendered people.
PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) — A water main break has prompted Pueblo to warn some residents to boil their water until the city tests for any contamination from the breach.
PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) — An investigation is underway after police in southern Colorado shot and killed a homicide suspect following a chase and a brief standoff.
New commander takes over at Pueblo Chemical Depot
PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) — The Army facility in southern Colorado working to destroy obsolete chemical weapons has a new leader.
The Pueblo Chieftain reports that Col. Michael W. Cobb assumed...
Driver in fatal Colorado bus crash identified
PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) — Officials have identified the driver of a charter bus who was killed in a Colorado interstate crash as a 36-year-old New Mexico man.
PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) — Colorado authorities on Monday were investigating what caused a bus carrying a New Mexico high school church group home from a weekend retreat to veer off a highway and crash,...
PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) — The Latest on a deadly church charter bus crash in Colorado (all times local):
Authorities say four people remain hospitalized after a charter bus...
2 dead in charter bus crash in southern Colorado
PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) — A charter bus carrying 15 members of a church group ran off a highway after striking a bridge support Sunday in southern Colorado, killing two people and injuring several...
PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) — A man has been sentenced to 42 years in prison for the shooting death of a single mother of four in southern Colorado.
PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) — Colorado emergency personnel have recovered the body of a man from a lake following an overnight search.
The Pueblo Chieftain reports the body of 73-year-old David...
PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) — The Army has resumed destruction of obsolete chemical weapons in southern Colorado after a shutdown prompted by liquid hazardous waste seeping from a storage...
Arrest made in Colorado carjacking death
PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) — Colorado police have arrested a 20-year-old man accused of stealing a vehicle whose owner died after being dragged along a street while trying to stop the theft.
PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) — An Army facility in southern Colorado has temporarily stopped destroying obsolete chemical weapons because of liquid hazardous waste seeping from a storage...
PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado man is dead after he was dragged along a street while trying to stop his SUV from being stolen.
Police say 22-year-old Jesse Garcia's Jeep was running outside...
PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) — Police say a Colorado man has died after he was dragged along a street while trying to stop his car from being stolen.
PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) — The number of people who died because of methamphetamine is up in southern Colorado, mirroring a statewide trend.
The Pueblo Chieftain reports that 16 people in Pueblo...
Body of man found in Colorado river Saturday
PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) — A man's body has been recovered from the Arkansas River in southern Colorado.
The Pueblo Police Department says an angler discovered the body about 8 a.m....
PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) — Pueblo emergency officials are warning of the dangers of the area's waterways after an 18-year-old man was found dead in a canal this week.
US officials to put off oil leases near sacred tribal land
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — U.S. Interior Secretary David Bernhardt has agreed to put off oil and gas leasing for a year on land that Native Americans consider sacred surrounding Chaco Culture...
PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) — Prosecutors say two Pueblo police officers were justified when they shot and killed a man who pointed a BB gun at them during a confrontation last year.
PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) — Some Colorado farmers say they are planting more this year following the winter snow and spring rain.
The Pueblo Chieftain reported Monday that farmers in southeastern...