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Coroner: Aspen man might have had fatal 'medical event'

Oct. 08, 2021 16:00 PM EDT

ASPEN, Colo. (AP) — An autopsy has revealed that a 38-year-old Aspen man who was found unconscious and lying partially in the Roaring Fork River in western Colorado did not die from a fall as initially thought but might have had a “medical event” instead. The...

Man dies after accidental fall on riverbank in Aspen

Oct. 05, 2021 16:32 PM EDT

ASPEN, Colo. (AP) — Authorities say a 38-year-old Aspen man who was found unconscious and lying partially in the Roaring Fork River in western Colorado has died. The Pitkin County Coroner’s Office says Loren M. Ryerson suffered a head injury when he accidentally fell...

Stevie Nicks cancels all 2021 performances over coronavirus

Aug. 10, 2021 20:28 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Stevie Nicks has canceled five forthcoming performances at music festivals, citing coronavirus concerns, she said in a statement Tuesday. Nicks had been scheduled to headline one day each of BottleRock Napa Valley in California and the Jazz Aspen...

3 hit by rockfall while trying to recover hiker's body

Aug. 05, 2021 10:56 AM EDT

ASPEN, Colo. (AP) — Three people trying to recover the body of a hiker on a Colorado mountain were injured Wednesday after being hit by a “massive rockfall” likely triggered by other climbers above them, authorities said. The most seriously injured Mountain Rescue...

Trump inaugural chair: I'm '100% innocent' in lobbying case

Jul. 26, 2021 16:22 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The chair of former President Donald Trump’s 2017 inaugural committee pleaded not guilty Monday and said he was “100% innocent” of charges that he secretly lobbied the U.S. on behalf of the United Arab Emirates. Tom Barrack, 74, wearing a black...