Colorado

Pikes Peak International Hill Climb

The Broadmoor Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, is an invitational automobile hill climb to the summit of Pikes Peak in Colorado, USA. Watch the 99th running of the race live here on Sunday, June 27th on alabamanews.net.

Colorado Considering Ban on Native American Sports Mascots

Colorado lawmakers are considering a proposal to ban Native American mascots in public schools and colleges. The state Senate Education Committee is scheduled to discuss a measure Thursday that would impose a $25,000 monthly fine on public schools, colleges and universities that continue to use an American Indian-themed mascot after June 1, 2022. A database by the National Congress of…

Police: ‘Multiple parties down’ in Colorado Walmart shooting

Police in suburban Denver say they are responding to a shooting at a Walmart with “multiple parties down.” Police in Thornton announced the shooting in a tweet Wednesday evening and advised people to stay away from the area. Dozens of police cars and emergency vehicles converged at the store. A call to the Thornton Police Department went unanswered. No other…

Beer run! Self-driving Truck Goes 120-Plus Miles on Delivery

Source: Anheuser Busch InbevAnheuser-Busch says it has completed the world’s first commercial shipment by self-driving truck, sending a beer-filled tractor-trailer on a journey of more than 120 miles through Colorado. The company says it teamed with self-driving truck maker, Otto, and the state of Colorado for the feat. The trailer, loaded with Budweiser beer, began the self-driving trip Thursday at…

NTSB: Pilot Lost Control in Colorado Crash that Killed 5 Alabamians

Investigators say the pilot of a small, single-engine airplane that crashed into a southwestern Colorado reservoir, killing all five people aboard, lost control of the aircraft as he prepared to land. The National Transportation Safety Board released a probable cause report Wednesday saying the pilot handled the initial descent properly, but investigators do not know why he then lost control….