News April 28th

NEW YORK (AP) – Passengers flying Frontier Airlines will now have to pay extra to place carry-on bags in overhead bins or for advance seat assignments. The move comes as the Denver-based airline transforms itself into a fee-dependent airline, similar to Spirit Airlines or Allegiant Air – the only other U.S. carriers to charge such fees. The fee for using the overhead bin ranges from $20 for frequent fliers who book online to $50 for those who fail to pay before getting to the gate.

DENVER (AP) – Prosecutors in the Aurora theater shooting case are hinting they might want to search for additional evidence or look for more documents, although they aren’t publicly saying why. In a motion made public today, prosecutors asked the judge to keep secret any future requests they might make for search warrants or for court orders to produce records. The motion didn’t say whether prosecutors plan to make any such requests, but it said “new leads and investigative avenues” could arise.

DENVER (AP) – Legislation to criminalize posting intimate photos or videos of others to humiliate them has unanimously passed the Colorado House and sent to the Senate. The measure would make it a misdemeanor to publish explicit pictures or videos of someone without their consent to cause them “serious emotional distress.” Such online postings have become known as “revenge porn.”

PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) – Three World War II veterans from Pueblo are visiting the National World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C. for the first time this week. The Pueblo Chieftain reports that Art Urbina and Carl Califano, who are traveling today, and Cliff Hibpshman, who will leave Friday, all live at the same assisted living facility, Wynwood.

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