Michael Jordan joins billionaires’ club

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) – Michael Jordan, considered the best basketball player of all time, has just joined the billionaires’ club. Jordan is one of the 290 newly-minted billionaires on Forbes’ annual list of the world’s richest people. He’s certainly one of the most recognizable names on the list — sorry, LeBron. Jordan amassed his $1 […]

Lynch on Turkish TV: ‘I was expecting the ball’

Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch — who made the catchphrase “I’m just here so I won’t get fined” prior to the Super Bowl — finally opened up to the media about the infamous play in the game. But it took for Lynch to be on a promotional tour in Turkey. Lynch is in Turkey […]

Jack Nicklaus launches ice cream brand

(CNN) – Golf legend Jack Nicklaus proved almost unstoppable in a career which netted him 18 major titles but just maybe his then rivals could have disturbed his concentration on course by tempting him with his favorite treat. Nicklaus — nicknamed “The Golden Bear” — has a particular craving for ice cream and now the […]

‘The Sound of Music': Where are they now?

(CNN) – Fifty years after its premiere, “The Sound of Music” is still among millions of fans’ favorite things. The Julie Andrews film, about the von Trapp family and its “problem” governess, Maria, is beloved enough to have spawned audience singalongs. The performers who played the von Trapp children remain close, doing joint interviews and […]

Michelle Rodriguez’s challenge to Hollywood

(CNN) – Actress Michelle Rodriguez challenged racial minorities in Hollywood to “develop their own mythology” and tell their own stories instead of recasting traditionally white characters as different races. “It’s not about taking Catwoman or Superman or Green Lantern or whatever these characters are and trying to make them fit to whatever cultural background you […]

‘Walking Dead’ town for sale

(CNN) – The faded downtown of a small town in Georgia, made famous by an appearance on “The Walking Dead,” can now be yours for the right price. Nine buildings in downtown Grantville, Georgia are for sale on eBay and the seller tells CNN it’s a bargain. Jim Sells, Grantville’s former mayor, bought the buildings […]

Dow sets record as Nasdaq tops 5,000

The Nasdaq topped the 5,000 level for the first time in 15 years Monday as the Dow Jones industrial average set a closing record. It was a brief peak. The Nasdaq touched 5000.33 early in the day and then closed at 5,008.10. But the psychological mark was hit. Believe it or not, the Nasdaq is […]

#TheDress: 73 million page views

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) – Last week the Internet was mesmerized by the color scheme of #TheDress. On Monday, Tumblr reported just how enthralled the Internet was. According to Tumblr, the original post of #TheDress has pulled in 73 million page views since being posted on the site on Thursday. Yes that’s right. Seventy. Three. Million. […]

Smoking materials caused weekend Monument Inn fire

<!– Test info: story.storySidebarDisable: false | cms.hierarchyField("storySidebar"): OAS_url = ‘http://oascentral.datasphere.com'; OAS_sitepage = ‘kjct/article'; OAS_pos = ‘Frame2′; try { OAS_query = ‘KJCT_COMMUNITY=’+__dsns_.GetCookie(‘dsnscomm’); } catch(e) { OAS_query = ”; } var OAS_RN = new String (Math.random()); var OAS_RNS = OAS_RN.substring (2,11); document.write(”); –> GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. The Grand Junction Fire Department says smoking material was improperly disposed […]

Prosecutors: Teen killed girlfriend, dumped body in 2012

<!– Test info: story.storySidebarDisable: false | cms.hierarchyField("storySidebar"): OAS_url = ‘http://oascentral.datasphere.com'; OAS_sitepage = ‘kjct/article'; OAS_pos = ‘Frame2′; try { OAS_query = ‘KJCT_COMMUNITY=’+__dsns_.GetCookie(‘dsnscomm’); } catch(e) { OAS_query = ”; } var OAS_RN = new String (Math.random()); var OAS_RNS = OAS_RN.substring (2,11); document.write(”); –> SALT LAKE CITY, Utah The 17-year-old student who was arrested at Grand Junction High […]

Mumford & Sons bringing 2-day festival to Salida

MGN Online <!– Test info: story.storySidebarDisable: false | cms.hierarchyField("storySidebar"): OAS_url = ‘http://oascentral.datasphere.com'; OAS_sitepage = ‘kjct/article'; OAS_pos = ‘Frame2′; try { OAS_query = ‘KJCT_COMMUNITY=’+__dsns_.GetCookie(‘dsnscomm’); } catch(e) { OAS_query = ”; } var OAS_RN = new String (Math.random()); var OAS_RNS = OAS_RN.substring (2,11); document.write(”); –> DENVER, Colo. Mumford Sons is bringing its traveling music festival to Colorado. […]

Improving mobility is key to Base Village plan

Traffic projected to increase 10 percent SNOWMASS VILLAGE — More than just a roundabout, the future strategy for moving people through an improved Base Village will require additional buses and vastly improved pedestrian connections. Set to be addressed in greater detail after Related Colorado’s application heads for more technical review, discussions about transportation and movement […]

Science center, performance venue and ‘media powerhouse’ proposed for old museum space

Today, the Aspen Daily News completes its initial look at the five proposals that have been submitted to bring a new use to the former Aspen Art Museum building, known as the Old Power House. Aspen City Council tonight will hear presentations from the Aspen Power Plant, which would bring a brewery, television studio and […]

Romero takes step toward council run

Not 100 percent sure, but ‘seriously considering’ seeking reelection
 Aspen City Councilman Dwayne Romero is “seriously considering” a run for re-election, he said on Sunday. Romero, who was appointed in June 2013 to fill the seat that opened up when Steve Skadron, then a councilman, was elected mayor, picked up his nomination petition packet to […]

Lawyers for accused theater shooter to bring up moving trial again

CENTENNIAL | Lawyers for James Holmes said Monday they will revisit their request to move the Aurora theater shooting trial out of Arapahoe County. Kristen Nelson, one of the public defenders representing Holmes, said the defense will file motions next week detailing media coverage from last April — when the defense first asked that the […]

Girls Basketball: 2014-15 All-Colorado 7 League teams

Senior Aaliyah Carter (24) was voted onto the All-Colorado 7 League first team for the 2014-15 girls basketball season. Carter scored 10 points per game on the season for the Bison, who finished 10-13 and came in fourth in the final league standings. (Courtney Oakes/Aurora Sentinel) AURORA | The following is a look at the […]

Boys Basketball: 2014-15 All-Colorado 7 League teams

Vista PEAK senior Noah Butler, left, was voted to the All-Colorado 7 League first team for the 2014-15 boys basketball season. He averaged a team-high 14.3 points and 3.0 steals per game for the league champion Bison. (Courtney Oakes/Aurora Sentinel) AURORA | The following is a look at the players from the Aurora team (Vista […]

Holiday beer guide

Why is it that most holiday beers are as dark as the early nights of winter, contain warming spices and have alcohol levels approaching that of wine? It’s likely because these complex-flavored beers pair well with the heavy meals and endless desserts we enjoy around the holidays. Or maybe it’s that they foster warm memories, […]

Flat

Waste. The scourge of American kitchens. From single-function appliances like Panini presses and bacon bowl molds, to our propensity to over-buy and under-utilize, we’ve all been guilty of letting good food and drink go to waste. Perhaps the easiest to dismiss is day-old booze. And with good reason — without carbonation, something just tastes off in […]

Time for TABOR to go

Colorado’s economy is improving and more taxes are being collected. That means the state legislature can start to catch up on spending for vital education and human-service programs which are grossly underfunded by national standards. But will that happen? Perhaps not as Colorado is uniquely constrained from functioning as a representative democracy. In 1992, voters […]

Homeowner Arrested for Allegedly Firing Shots

<!– Test info: story.storySidebarDisable: false | cms.hierarchyField("storySidebar"): To join the conversation on this story and others, “like” our KKTV 11 News Facebook page! –> A homeowner is behind bars for allegedly firing shots outside of his home. It happened around 8:00 p.m. in a neighborhood on the southeast side of Colorado Springs. The homeowner told […]

Northbound I-25 Rough Going for Drivers

Traffic backups at Monument Hill. Photo credit Joe Greenwalt <!– Test info: story.storySidebarDisable: false | cms.hierarchyField("storySidebar"): To join the conversation on this story and others, “like” our KKTV 11 News Facebook page! –> Drivers headed towards Denver Monday morning are experiencing some rough going because of multiple accidents, ice and blowing snow. State Patrol says […]

Driver Who Allegedly Crashed into Home Identified

<!– Test info: story.storySidebarDisable: false | cms.hierarchyField("storySidebar"): To join the conversation on this story and others, “like” our KKTV 11 News Facebook page! –> State Patrol has identified the man who was allegedly behind the wheel of a truck that crashed into a home over the weekend. Zachary Quigley, 22, is charged with DUI, careless […]

Public Comments Welcome On US-36 Toll Decision

DENVER (CBS4) – Drivers could end up paying a toll of nearly $14 dollars to use the new express lanes on Highway 36. That applies to those who don’t have an express toll pass — with a pass, the cost is cut almost in half. The numbers are only proposed rates right now, and transportation officials said drivers […]

Avs Cheer Up At Annual Charity Brunch

DENVER (CBS4) – Despite their Saturday loss, the Avalanche were in a better mood Sunday afternoon at the Annual Charity Brunch put on by the Avs’ better halves. The event supports several local children’s charities and included brunch served by the players and coaches, as well as a silent auction. In addition, everyone always looks forward […]