Platteville

An irrigation canal in Weld County (credit: CBS)

Weld County Farmers Recovering From Floods Making Good Progress

There’s been some relief for Weld County farmers still suffering from the effects of last fall’s flooding.

09/10/2014

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Rabid Cat Bites Man In Platteville

Health officials are warning people living in Platteville about rabies.

10/02/2013

A toppled oil well in Weld County near Milliken on Sept. 19, 2013. (credit: CBS)

Colorado Flooding Triggers Oil Spills, Shutdowns

Colorado’s flooding has shut down hundreds of natural gas and oil wells in the state’s top petroleum patch and triggered at least two significant spills.

09/19/2013

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High Corn Stalk Demand Has Colorado Farmers Back In Fields

An unprecedented number of Colorado corn farmers have returned to their fields after harvest to gather leftover corn stalks after a drought limited the supply of other cattle feed sources and led to higher stalk prices.

11/20/2012

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Man Wanted On Colorado Warrant Arrested In Arizona

Authorities say a man wanted in connection with a homicide in Colorado has been arrested in southern Arizona.

09/13/2012

Scott Smith (credit: Weld County Sheriff's Office)

Platteville Police Chief Gets 2 Years Probation For Embezzling

The former police chief of Platteville will spend 2 years on probation after embezzling money from the town.

01/22/2012

Scott Smith (credit: Weld County Sheriff's Office)

Police Chief In Platteville Resigns, Faces Embezzlement Charges

The police chief of Platteville in Weld County has resigned and is now facing embezzlement and identity theft charges.

11/29/2011

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DeGette Pushes For More Regulation Of Hydraulic Fracturing

Colorado Congresswoman Rep. Diana DeGette says federal regulation of a new drilling technique that uses fluid pressure to break open shale in the ground needs to be more strict.

04/19/2011

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Pueblo Weighs Whether To OK Nuclear Plant

At a time when Japan’s nuclear crisis has nations worldwide questioning reactor safety, Southern Colorado’s Pueblo County is taking up a fledgling proposal to build a nuclear power plant.

03/26/2011

Shannon Johnson (credit: Weld Co. Sheriff's Dept.)

Mother Who Admits To Being On Facebook When Toddler Died Considers Plea Deal

A woman who admitted to police she was on Facebook when her toddler drowned in the bathtub, is considering an offer from prosecutors to avoid a trial.

02/16/2011

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