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    Driver who hit DPD car while trying to avoid arrest charged with 1st-degree assault

    DENVER — The man who police said was driving a car that hit a Denver Police cruiser while fleeing officers and was then shot has been charged, the district attorney’s office said. Joel Jurado Jr., 26, of Littleton faces two charges of first-degree assault and a charge of aggravated driving with a revoked license, said Sue Lindsay of the 17th Judicial District Attorney’s Office. Police said Jurado was with his brother, Carlos Jurado, 20, on Nov. 20 when a Denver […]

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    New Jersey college student took photos of black bear just before it killed him

    WEST MILFORD, N.J. — A college student snapped pictures of a 300-pound black bear — just before the animal chased him ddown and mauled him. The Record reported Darsh Patel, a 22-year-old Rutgers University student, was hiking with four friends in the Apshawa Preserve in September when the bear attacked. West Milford police released six photos this week — five taken by Patel before the bear attacked. After taking the photographs, the men tried to walk away, but the bear followed. The […]

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    WATCH: Family hears son’s heartbeat in chest of Vietnam War veteran

    ROCHESTER, Minn. — In 2001, veteran Tom Meeks was diagnosed with a rare heart condition called amyloidosis. He was told he would die unless he had a transplant, and he waited nearly three years for the procedure. Matthew Heisler, 21, died in a house fire. He’s signed up to be an organ donor when he was 16, and Meeks was chosen to receive his heart. Eight months after Heisler died, his mother, father and sister met with Meeks and listened […]

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    Puppy rescued after being stuck in plastic bucket for two months

    HARRIS COUNTY, Texas — After spending two months with a buck stuck on its head, a stray dog is now safe and has a new family. The family first spotted the stray German Shepherd mix with a plastic jug on its head. Audra Bohannon couldn’t catch the dog and figures the pooch got into the barn one night and got his nose stuck in the jug because he was trying to get the food out of it. “I mean every […]

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    Artist creates Broncos logo — in pancake batter

    DENVER — Here’s a way to impress the Broncos fan and breakfast lover — the Broncos logo pancake. The pancake is done by Nathan Shields, who does the team logos in batter.

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    Holiday travel rush underway on highway, at airports

    DENVER — The holiday rush is on. Travelers are already hitting the roads to get an early start on the Thanksgiving weekend. Michael Reist and his family left Meeker, Colorado around noon on Tuesday, headed to Pueblo. He said, “I lucked out and have the next seven days off, so we figured we’d take advantage of it.” That’s a smart idea considering AAA is predicting 650,000 drivers on the roads in Colorado this holiday weekend. That’s a 3.5 percent increase […]

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    Close-up camera footage of Antares rocket explosion released

    WALLOPS ISLAND, Va. — Video footage from three cameras very close to the Antares rocket which exploded during launch last month have been released. According to WTKR.com, the footage was compiled into a single clip by AmericaSpace.  They were released publicly by the Accident Investigation Board. The videos include slow-motion replays of the explosion. Photojournalist Elliot Severn said watching the rocket was like “watching a train wreck in slow motion.” Severn said there was little hope the cameras survived. “After […]

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    Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson’s private ‘thank you’ letter leaked

    ST. LOUIS — A letter written by Ferguson, Mo., Police officer Darren Wilson to his supports has been released. The transcript was first reported by WKYC.com. The letter, which was asked to remain private, was released by an anonymous source after a grand jury decided not to indict Wilson in the shooting death of Michael Brown. Here is the transcript of Officer Wilson’s letter to his supporters: To all of the pro Officer Wilson Supporters – I would like to […]

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    Chuck Hagel resigns as Secretary of Defense Monday

    WASHINGTON — Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel resigned Monday, in a move that had been rumored for weeks. President Barack Obama made the official announcement from the Rose Garden at 9 a.m. MST Monday, and officials said the decision had been made as of last Friday. Obama is not expected to announce a successor, a White House official said. That official said that the short list to replace Hagel includes former Under Secretary of Defense for Policy Michèle Flournoy, former Deputy […]