Townspeople watching millions of gallons of orange-colored mine waste flow through their communities demanded clarity Tuesday about possible long-term threats to their water supply.
Colorado’s governor is visiting a stretch of river contaminated by yellow wastewater that spilled from an abandoned mine.
The Animas River in southwestern Colorado will remain closed at least another week after millions of gallons of mine waste spilled into the river.
The latest in the mine spill into the Animas River:
An eerie yellow sludge that poured out of a shuttered gold mine and into a southwestern Colorado river was inching its way downstream toward New Mexico and Utah.
A plume of orange muck that spilled from a Colorado mine has drifted about 55 miles downriver and is closing in on New Mexico.
An Amber Alert has been issued for a 16-year-old girl from New Mexico believed to now be in the Denver area.
A Colorado man has been sentenced to more than 12 years in prison for robbing a bank in New Mexico in 2012.
A man who was fatally shot by a sheriff’s deputy near Strasburg was a sex offender who, investigators say, recently commented that he would kill as many people as possible if there was the possibility of going back to jail.
New Mexico authorities say a Florida man and his 14-year-old niece were found dead with gunshot wounds to the head after a car chase across the Southwest.