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Archive for August, 2013

Amazing Police Stories

Amazing Police Stories

Police Taser 11-Year-Old Autistic Girl Found Wandering Naked on Highway (VIDEO) Posted by Samuel Warde ASHLAND, OR — Drivers witnessed a young child wandering naked along the side of the highway. One driver, Adam Bednar, stopped his car and called police to help. That decision ended up being a painful one for the 11-year-old girl, who suffers from autism. Bednar says that the trooper who arrived called for her to stop, and when she didn’t respond threatened twice to taze her. After ... Full Story

Update, Berthoud teens in accident, driver dead from

The driver of the Jeep Cherokee, 17-year-old Steven Berger died of his injuries on Thursday. A memorial service was held at the Five Stones center on Thursday evening. Passangers in the vehicle at the time of accident were: Tinaya Norris, 17: Brennon Lee, 17: Nick Monchak, 20 and Nick Vanderlinden, 19, all of Berthoud.   From the Loveland Reporter-Herald, August 12, 2013 Johnstown teen dies from injuries after crash James Garcia - Reporter-Herald Staff Writer POSTED:   ... Full Story

Local magician makes the golf ball disappear

Local magician makes the golf ball disappear

  Lloyd Mobley, a Berthoud resident for 16 years is perhaps better known as the “Great Lloydini” as he and his wife Linda performed their magic show in Berthoud and the surrounding area for many years. He has been playing golf most of his life but only taken it seriously since last summer. He spends most of his practice time at the Olde Course in Loveland, putting, chipping, hitting out of sand traps and driving on the range. Mobley says that he has been out there nearly four or ... Full Story

Al Jazeera on Snowden, WikiLeaks and Greenwald

    Snowden, Greenwald and Wikileaks are winning  Americans are becoming more concerned that government 'anti-terror' programmes are actually restricting civil liberties. Last Modified: 07 Aug 2013 11:33 By Mark Weisbrot: Opinion NSA whistle blower Edward Snowden and Sarah Harrison (L), a legal researcher for WikiLeaks, leave Moscow's Sheremetyevo airport after Snowden spent nearly six weeks in hiding there "It is a slap in the face of all Americans," said ... Full Story

ACLU on NSA spying & whistle blowing

ACLU on NSA spying & whistle blowing

You May Have 'Nothing to Hide' But You Still Have Something to Fear By Alex Abdo, Staff Attorney, ACLU National Security Project at 10:17am This post was first published on MSNBC.com. In the wake of recent news that the NSA is spying on Americans, I have been particularly struck by the argument that "if you've got nothing to hide, you've got nothing to fear." At first blush, this argument might seem sound – after all, if the government is merely conducting anti-terrorism ... Full Story

Mosquito spraying to start in Loveland

Mosquito spraying to start in Loveland

West Nile virus cases necessitate emergency spraying   Reports of two additional human cases of illness in Loveland caused by mosquito-borne West Nile virus have triggered emergency spraying in the City beginning Thursday, Aug. 8. Because one of the people infected by the virus lives near Benson Sculpture Garden, site of the heavily attended Sculpture in the Park Show and Sale underway Saturday and Sunday, spraying in that area will occur Thursday night after 10 p.m. That spray ... Full Story

Update: Berthoud Cares website removes notice of teen

Update: Berthoud Cares website removes notice of teen death.

  Teen in critical condition after crash south of Berthoud Reporter-Herald News Staff A teen is in critical condition following a serious crash south of Berthoud on Wednesday evening. Steven Berger, 16, was driving a 2000 Jeep Cherokee on County Road 4E just before 6 p.m. when he attempted to turn onto southbound U.S. 287 and was struck by a northbound Chevrolet Suburban, according to the Colorado State Patrol.  At 4:01 p.m., Berthoud CARES reported that "One of the ... Full Story

Larimer County Fair: 4-H Fashion and Cats

Larimer County Fair: 4-H Fashion and Cats

  Fashion Review Fashion Revue - Units 1-4 - Unit 1 - Junior      Blue - Abigail Baker, Loveland, CO      Blue - Champion - Kammi Carson, Fort Collins, CO      Blue - Brooke Carlson, Loveland, CO      Blue - Sammy Lefebvre, Fort Collins, CO      Blue - Hope Albert, Fort Collins, CO      Blue - Reserve - Christina Ogg, Wellington, CO      Blue - Calina Peters, Fort Collins, CO Fashion Revue - Units 1-4 - Unit 1 - Intermediate      Blue - ... Full Story

Berthoud Fire Calls: July

Berthoud Fire Calls: July

Berthoud Fire Protection District Incident activity for July 2013 Monday, July 1 BFPD responded to a reported grass fire on North County Road 15C. The fire crew found a pile of burning mattresses and the responsible party extinguishing the fire. The fire crew explained the burn ban that is in affect and that burning mattresses is illegal. Berthoud Police responded to the scene for further investigation. BFPD assisted TVEMS with a medical call on Iowa Ave. The patient was ... Full Story

At risk adult missing in Weld County (Found)

At risk adult missing in Weld County (Found)

 Colin Davies has been located in the Denver Metro area and is being treated at an area hospital.  Thank you for your assistance. Weld County Sheriff’s Deputies and Detectives are currently working an incident involving a missing at risk adult. At approximately 4:00 am today, Colin Davies left his residence near the intersections of Weld County Roads 54 & 51. Colin is an advanced Alzheimer’s patient and was last seen in the area of HWY 34 and Weld County Road 47 where a ... Full Story

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