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Iraqi Prime Minister Calls for Reconciliation

Posted: 03/06/2009 - Iraq's Prime Minister says Iraqis should forgive and reconcile with those who collaborated with the former Sunni-dominated regime of Saddam Hussein.

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How Long Will Americans Wait For Economic Change?

Posted: 03/06/2009 - A steady cascade of bad economic news is prompting some people to wonder how long it will last, and how patient Americans will be with the Obama administration.

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Obama to Speak to Ohio Police Recruits

Posted: 03/06/2009 - President Barack Obama often says his $787 billion economic stimulus package will save or create millions of jobs. Today, he'll have the chance to point to at least 25 jobs saved in Ohio's capital.

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New: Top House Republican Calls for Spending Freeze

Posted: 03/06/2009 - The top Republican in the house is seizing on the latest spike in unemployment to call for a freeze on government spending and to urge president Barack Obama to veto a $410 billion spending bill.

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Bomb Threat at Aspen High School

Posted: 03/06/2009 - The Pitkin County Sheriff's Office was notified of a bomb threat at Aspen High School yesterday.

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Update: Jobless Rate Bolts to 8.1 Percent

Posted: 03/06/2009 - The government says the nation's unemployment rate bolted to 8.1 percent in February, the highest since late 1983, as cost-cutting employers slashed 651,000 jobs.

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Child Support Payments Plunging in Mesa County

Updated: 03/05/2009 - For 6,000 parents in Mesa County a child support check is often times something they can't live without. But in the last year the number of people who haven't made those payments has increase more than 150 percent.

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Employees: Halliburton layoffs in the hundreds

Updated: 12/30/2009 - Current and former Halliburton employees tell 11 News the company is making some big layoffs. They're estimating anywhere from 150 to 300 employees could lose their jobs today.

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Hazmat Spill in Rifle

Updated: 03/06/2009 - Crews on the scene of a hazmat spill on Colorado Highway 13 in Rifle have evacuated ten to 12 businesses. They say streets in the area of Railroad Avenue will be closed for the next four to six hours.

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Democrats Seek ‘Truth Commission’ Probe

Posted: 03/05/2009 - Senate Republicans says they'd rather take their chances with partisan hearings than join Democrats on a “truth commission” to probe possible Bush Administration abuse of power.

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President Hosts Health Summit

Posted: 03/05/2009 - A White House domestic policy adviser says President Barack Obama is open-minded about ways to overhaul the country's expensive health care system.

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Retailers Report Sales Declines in February

Posted: 03/05/2009 - Retailers are reporting sales declines for February, as shoppers remain tightfisted amid plunging stock portfolios and massive job cuts.

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New: Productivity Falls While Wage Pressures Increase

Posted: 03/05/2009 - The government says the deepening recession caused worker productivity to slide by a worse-than-expected amount in the fourth quarter while wage pressures shot up at the fastest clip in two years.

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New: 639,000 New Jobless Claims

Posted: 03/05/2009 - The number of new jobless claims and the total number of people receiving unemployment benefits both dropped unexpectedly last week, though they remain at elevated levels.

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UPDATE: Halliburton Employees Being Laid Off As They Come To Work

Updated: 03/05/2009 - 11 News has received multiple phone calls from Halliburton employees this morning, saying they've been laid off. 11 News reporter Chiara Lotierzo is at the company's Clifton headquarters, she's been told there could be as many 150 people being laid off.

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Moonlight Snowshoeing

Updated: 03/20/2009 - Moonlight snowshoeing at Gateway Canyons Resort.

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