Local News

  • Two disastrous innings unravel the Colorado Rockies in blowout loss to San Diego Padres
    Colorado’s series opener against the Padres on Monday began ugly, glimmered with hope for a brief moment, and then turned into a complete dumpster fire as the Rockies were routed 13-5 at Coors Field. The club’s fourth loss in its past five games began as the previously steady Chad Bettis, the... Read more »
  • Amazon picks Denver … as next city to offer 2-hour Whole Foods grocery delivery
    Amazon picked Denver as the next city where Prime customers can get Whole Foods Market groceries delivered in under two hours. Denver joins nine other cities to tap Whole Foods, including newcomers San Diego and Sacramento, Calif., which along with Denver, can start ordering on Tuesday. The move was inevitable following... Read more »
  • Two suspects, ages 18 and 16, held on attempted armed robberies in Parker
    Parker Police DepartmentBryce Sheek Two suspected armed robbers, ages 18 and 16, were arrested Sunday after attempting at least two stickups, police said. Bryce Sheek, 18, and a 16-year-old face felony charges of aggravated robbery and criminal attempted aggravated robbery, according to a Parker Police Department news release. A victim told police at... Read more »
  • Texas man sentenced to 50 years in prison for $1.2 million theft of fajitas
    BROWNSVILLE, Texas — A Texas man has been sentenced to 50 years in prison for stealing $1.2 million worth of fajitas over nine years. Fifty-three-year-old Gilberto Escamilla was sentenced Friday after pleading guilty to theft by a public servant. The Brownsville Herald reports he told the court the fajita scheme spun... Read more »
  • NASA baffled by mysterious ice circles in the Arctic
    Add this to the ever-growing list of things you have to worry about: Somewhere in the Arctic sea ice, where the temperatures are typically below freezing on even the balmiest days, there is a random pattern of holes, and NASA – the literal rocket scientists who took us to the moon... Read more »
  • Dems’ chances may rest on flipping GOP strongholds in cities
    DALLAS — As Dallas has evolved from reliably red to deeply blue, joining many other big cities, one enclave has remained the beating heart of country club conservatism — home to Cowboys owner Jerry Jones, oil tycoon T. Boone Pickens and former President George W. Bush. Just north of downtown, it’s... Read more »
  • Spokesman: George H.W. Bush hospitalized with blood infection
    HOUSTON — Former President George H.W. Bush has been hospitalized in Houston with an infection, just after attending the funeral of his wife, Barbara, a spokesman said Monday. Jim McGrath said on Twitter that the 93-year-old Bush is “responding to treatments and appears to be recovering.” He was admitted Sunday morning... Read more »
  • James Harden, Houston Rockets blow past Minnesota Timberwolves with 50-point third quarter
    By Dave Campbell, AP Sports Writer MINNEAPOLIS — James Harden gave Houston quite the jump-start with 22 of the team’s 50 points in the third quarter, as the Rockets cruised past the Minnesota Timberwolves 119-100 on Monday night to take a 3-1 lead in their first-round playoff series. Chris Paul scored 15 of... Read more »
  • Reuben Foster will be cut if proven he hit woman, San Francisco 49ers GM John Lynch says
    SANTA CLARA, Calif. — San Francisco general manager John Lynch said Monday the team will be patient through linebacker Reuben Foster’s legal issues in a domestic violence case but stressed he won’t remain on the 49ers if the team determines he hit a woman. Lynch spoke publicly for the first time... Read more »
  • Poll: Amid strikes, Americans back teacher raises
    WASHINGTON — Americans overwhelmingly believe teachers don’t make enough money, and half say they’d support paying higher taxes to give educators a raise. The findings of the new poll from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research come amid recent teacher strikes and other protests over low pay, tough classroom... Read more »

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BREAKING NEWS…Death Toll Rises to 12 in Oaxaca as Govt Represses Teacher Protests

Editors Note: Mexican government officials continue to attack teachers. It has been only 9 months when 43 student teachers, “normalistas” as ...
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