Company suspected in oil spill had dozens of violations – The Denver Post

By AMY TAXIN and CHRISTOPHER WEBER HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. (AP) — The company that operates the pipeline suspected in one of California’s largest oil spills has been cited 72 times for safety and environmental violations that were severe enough that drilling had to be curtailed or stopped to fix the problem, regulatory records show. In […]

At least 3 dead in Amtrak train derailment in Montana – The Denver Post

By AMY BETH HANSON and TAREK HAMADA JOPLIN, Mont. (AP) — At least three people were killed Saturday afternoon when an Amtrak train that runs between Seattle and Chicago derailed in north-central Montana, toppling several cars onto their sides, authorities said. The westbound Empire Builder train derailed about 4 p.m. near Joplin, a town of […]

Sunny and clear skies in Colorado expected during Labor Day drive home

With a sunny and relatively clear forecast for Labor Day across Colorado, thousands of motorists shuttling home from the holiday weekend should see relatively few problems save for traffic congestion. More importantly, the slowdowns expected along Interstate 70 through lane-limited Glenwood Canyon shouldn’t see any weather concerns like those that caused a shutdown Friday night […]

Two suspects arrested in fatal shooting of man on East Colfax in Denver.

Two suspects have been arrested in connection to a man’s shooting death on East Colfax Avenue. Jaime Humberto Espino-Amador, 19, and Jasmine Munoz, 22, have been arrested on suspicion of the Aug. 11 shooting death of 27-year-old Darrian Butler near Clermont Street and Colfax, according to Denver police. Espino-Amador was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of […]

Fifth man arrested in connection to Denver crime spree, fatal shooting

A fifth man wanted for a crime spree in Denver last week that left an 18-year-old student dead, was taken into custody Wednesday night, according to the Denver Police Department. Samuel Fussell, 18, was arrested on charges of first-degree murder, first-degree assault, aggravated robbery, aggravated motor vehicle theft, first and second-degree burglary and felony menacing. Fussell was […]

RFU executive Massie-Taylor in scrum to replace Premiership Rugby boss

An executive at English rugby union’s governing body is vying to become the new boss of the sport’s top flight as it prepares to expand to incorporate 14 clubs. Sky News has learnt that Simon Massie-Taylor, the Rugby Football Union’s (RFU) chief commercial officer, is among the candidates shortlisted to become Premiership Rugby Limited’s (PRL) […]