$42M medical center planned near Foxconn complex

A Wisconsin health care organization says it'll build a $42 million medical center in Sturtevant as the region prepares for population growth generated by the planned Foxconn Technology Group manufacturing complex
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'Legally Blonde'-inspired empowerment workshop to help teens

Self-respect and empowerment will be the theme of a free "Keep It Positive" workshop for teen girls at West Aurora High School
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1 student remains in hospital after school bus crash

Officials say 27 out of the 28 people hospitalized following a Colorado school bus crash last week have been released from hospitals
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2 die after shooting that led to police officer's injury

Police say two people have died after being shot in a Denver suburb, the start of a gun battle that injured a police officer and the person suspected of that shooting
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2 die in Colorado shooting that left police officer injured

Police say two people have died after being shot in a Denver suburb at the start of a gunbattle that also injured a police officer and a person suspected of that shooting
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3 Ohio zoo polar bears moving this fall; 2 go to Baltimore

The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium in central Ohio says the three polar bears born there in 2016 will move to new homes this fall
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Alaska Aerospace launches subsidiary company to reduce costs

Alaska Aerospace has launched a subsidiary company that officials say aims to save taxpayer money by reducing personnel costs
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Aurora man convicted of fatal shooting inside social club

An Aurora man has been convicted of fatally shooting another man inside a social club, moments after the two had been drinking together at the club's bar
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Aurora man turns in wallet with $4,000 inside to police

Police say they were able to return a wallet carrying more than $4,000 its owner thanks to the honesty of a stranger
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Aurora police involved in 2 weekend shootings

Police in Aurora were involved in two fatal shootings over the weekend
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Aurora police officer fired for racist comment is reinstated

The Aurora police chief says a former lieutenant will return to the department after he was fired for making a racist remark that was caught on his body camera
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Authorities charge Nevada inmate in 1984 hammer killings of 4 in suburban Denver, say DNA has tied him to the deaths

Authorities charge Nevada inmate in 1984 hammer killings of 4 in suburban Denver, say DNA has tied him to the deaths
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Authorities ID victims of 2 fatal crashes at Sturgis Rally

The Highway Patrol has identified victims of two fatal crashes related to the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in western South Dakota
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Boeing subsidiary Aurora Flight Sciences expands Manassas HQ

A Boeing Co. subsidiary specializing in unmanned aircraft is expanding its headquarters in northern Virginia and creating 135 new jobs
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Chief: Officers warned homeowner 5 times to drop gun

Police in Colorado say that officers ordered a homeowner who shot an intruder in his home five times to drop his gun before one fired at him
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Children's Hospital of Wisconsin plans $265M expansion

Children's Hospital of Wisconsin plans a $265 million expansion and upgrade at its campus in Wauwatosa
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Colorado Editorial Roundup

A roundup of newspaper editorials from around Colorado
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Colorado man a suspect in 5 bank robberies

Officials say a 20-year-old Colorado man charged with robbing a bank in Grand Junction in April is a suspect in four other bank robberies that occurred around the same time
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Colorado police say officer shot man during arrest attempt

Police in Colorado say an officer shot a man while attempting to arrest him on a warrant for a domestic violence charge
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Colorado VA hospital plagued by delays, high costs to open

A suburban Denver veterans hospital is poised to open after years of delays and costs that soared more than $1 billion over budget
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Companies propose building detention facility outside Utah

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement has received three proposals for a new detention facility for its operations in Salt Lake City, but none of the proposals would be built in Utah
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Correction: Infant Drug-Overdose Death story

Correction: Infant Drug-Overdose Death story
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Correction: Legionnaires' Disease-Illinois story

Correction: Legionnaires' Disease-Illinois story
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Court ruling costs Mississippi county $800K in tax revenue

A unanimous ruling by the Mississippi Supreme Court in May means that some Lowndes County businesses have been mistakenly paying property taxes for years
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Crews investigate storm damage in southwest Missouri

Authorities say storms have damaged trees, downed power lines and churned up at least one small tornado in southwest Missouri
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Deadly mushroom found growing in Aurora lawn

A rare and deadly mushroom was found growing in an Aurora lawn over the weekend. Amateur mushroom forager Lazarus Bell spotted the mushroom while walking around his neighborhood. He says he turned it over to the Colorado Mycological Society.
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El Salvadoran refugees stuck between 2 worlds

On Sept. 9, 2019, barring any legislative change, a large swath of immigrants who fled their Central American homes looking for safer, better lives will be sent back to El Salvador.
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Ex-Aurora police officer convicted of official misconduct

Prosecutors say a former Aurora police lieutenant has been convicted of official misconduct for using a law enforcement database to try to help his girlfriend get a job
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Excerpts from recent South Dakota editorials

Excerpts from recent South Dakota editorials
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Excerpts from recent Wisconsin editorials

Excerpts from recent Wisconsin editorials
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EXCHANGE: 12-year-old leads effort for 2019 pride parade

ILLINOIS EXCHANGE: Girl leads effort to bring pride parade to the Chicago suburb of Buffalo Grove in 2019
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Former teacher acknowledges sexually assaulting students

A former suburban Denver middle school teacher has acknowledged sexually assaulting multiple students over several years
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Foxconn joins Wisconsin companies to create investment fund

Foxconn Technology Group is planning to partner with three Midwestern companies to create a $100 million fund to help technology start-ups around the world
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Foxconn plans to analyze workers' health data in Wisconsin

Foxconn Technology Group plans to collaborate with a regional health care system to lower the cost of health care for future employees at its $10 billion manufacturing complex planned in southeast Wisconsin
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Groups challenging Illinois panhandling ordinances

The American Civil Liberties Union and other organizations are challenging panhandling ordinances in 15 municipalities across Illinois
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Gun control activists marching 50 miles to Smith & Wesson HQ

Students in Massachusetts are marching 50 miles to Smith & Wesson's headquarters to call for stricter gun control following recent school shootings in the US
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HAARP opens doors, but some minds prove hard to change

HAARP opens its doors to the public, but some minds prove hard to change
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Heavy rain causes flooding in eastern South Dakota

Heavy rain has caused flooding and road closures in parts of eastern South Dakota
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Investigators clear Aurora officer in deadly shooting

Investigators have determined that an Aurora police officer was justified in the deadly shooting of a man during a traffic stop in February
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Jury convicts Missouri man in shooting death of elderly man

A jury has convicted a Missouri man in the shooting death of an elderly man
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Lawyer: Man killed by cop shot intruder to protect grandson

A lawyer says a Denver-area homeowner killed by police after fatally shooting an intruder was a decorated Vietnam War veteran trying to protect his grandson from an attack
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Long-delayed, budget-busting VA hospital to open in Colorado

It's more than $1 billion over budget and five years behind schedule, but an elaborate new veterans hospital is finally opening in suburban Denver with the promise of state-of-the-art medical care
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Man charged with murder, attempted murder in Aurora shooting

A Colorado man has been charged with multiple counts of first-degree murder and the attempted murder of a police officer in a shooting that killed two people and injured an officer
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Man enters insanity plea in mother's murder

A man accused of fatally stabbing his mother 20 times in their Fairhaven home in March 2017 will be sent to Western State Hospital indefinitely to receive mental health treatment
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Man survives lightning strike after girlfriend performs CPR

A Colorado man has been released from the hospital after he was struck by lightning over the weekend while camping
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Military funeral held for Colorado man killed by police

A man killed by police officers in his suburban Denver home is being honored with a 21-gun salute at a private funeral
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Missouri police release records in fatal shooting of woman

A Missouri police department has released reports about how an officer fatally shot a confidential informant
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Motorcyclist killed in high-speed crash on NY expressway

State police in western New York say the driver of a motorcycle travelling more than 100 mph has died from injuries sustained in a crash
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Nevada inmate charged in 1984 hammer killing near Denver

Prosecutors have formally charged a Nevada convict accused of killing a woman with a hammer near Denver more than three decades ago, and charges in a separate attack that left three others dead are expected soon
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Nevada inmate charged in 1984 hammer killings near Denver

Investigators in Colorado have charged a Nevada inmate with killing a woman and a family of three with a hammer in separate attacks in suburban Denver more than 30 years ago
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