Alden Arthur "Swede" Hanson impacted thousands of lives in a community that swore to keep his name a secret. Over and over, he poured coffee and spoke at countless Alcoholics Anonymous meetings he started, led or attended in southern Colorado. For decades, he reminded people that he wasn't once the town drunk - just a town drunk.
A fire spread from an RV to a carport Thursday, destroying the car inside.
The RV sustained heavy damage, though it's unclear to what extent.
The call initially came in as a camper on fire on Flying F Road around 12:30 p.m. It took firefighters about an hour to get the fire under control.
The fire also burned the side of a garage before firefighters could extinguish it.
Drivers weren't the only ones facing hazardous road conditions after recent mild weather took a sharp turn Thanksgiving Day. Hours before runners were due to hit the street for the 18th Annual YMCA of the Pikes Peak Region Turkey Trot, organizers headed out to pace the 5K Briargate-area race route, clear trouble spots, and spread ice melt."We were out and about at 4:30 in the morning, putting it out by hand and spreading it on the road everywhere making sure it was safe for runners," said race coordinator Lindsey Leiker.
DETROIT -- It was just four weeks ago when the Detroit Lions were massacred on national TV. Owner Martha Firestone Ford had seen enough, and fired the top two members of her front office. And they still haven't lost since.