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Andrea Sinclair

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  • Deputy on leave for alleged racist Facebook post

    Yesterday

    A Teller County Sheriff's Office deputy remained on administrative leave Monday after a Facebook comment launched an internal investigation, the Sheriff's Office confirmed. Eric Voigt was placed on paid administrative leave Thursday after the Sheriff's Office received a complaint...

  • Colorado Springs man charged after fatal Teller County crash

    Yesterday

    A Colorado Springs man faces criminal charges after a car wreck killed a Divide man Sunday, according to the Colorado State Patrol. Preston Wells, 20, was cited for careless driving causing death, said Sgt. Scott Hophan. Jonathon Schrein, 35, of Divide, died of the injuries he...

  • 11 polling centers open Monday in El Paso County

    Yesterday

    The El Paso County Clerk and Recorder's Office will open 11 Voter Service and Polling Centers on Monday. Although ballots were mailed to all registered voters in Colorado, El Paso County Clerk and Recorder Wayne Williams said in a statement that the additional polling centers are...

  • Colorado Springs motorcyclist injured in U.S. 24 crash

    Updated: Sun, Oct 19, 2014

    A Colorado Springs man was critically injured in a motorcycle crash that blocked U.S. 24 for several hours Sunday, according to the Colorado State Patrol. Ronald Watson, 69, was westbound on U.S. 24about 11:45 a.m. when he failed to make a left-hand curve and lost control of his 2012...

  • Colorado Springs-based company ranks high on 2014 Philanthropy 400 list

    Updated: Sun, Oct 19, 2014

    Colorado Springs-based Compassion International ranks 22nd in the 2014 Philanthropy 400, The Chronicle of Philanthrophy's list of America's biggest charities ranked by the most money raised from private sources in the 2013 fiscal year. Six of nine Colorado companies that made the...

  • Chickens crash Colorado Springs City Council meeting for political stand

    Updated: Wed, Oct 15, 2014

    Chickens clucked and even plucked a guitar at Colorado Springs City Hall on Tuesday - an effort to persuade Rep. Doug Lamborn to face his opponent, retired Maj. Gen. Irv Halter, at a 5th Congressional District forum scheduled for Thursday. Members of the group Colorado Springs...

  • Colorado Springs fire gets residential wildfire mitigation grant

    Published: Tue, Oct 14, 2014

    For the second consecutive year, Colorado Springs fire was awarded a hefty grant from the Allstate Foundation to create safer neighborhoods through wildfire mitigation for many homes. The $30,000 grant from the Allstate Foundation will be used to help pay for wildfire mitigation...

  • Traffic stop turns up suspected narcotics east of downtown Colorado Springs

    Updated: Mon, Oct 13, 2014

    A Colorado Springs man and woman were arrested Sunday when a traffic stop allegedly turned up suspected heroin, cocaine and syringes loaded with possible drugs, police said. Theresa Ackerman, 44, and Richard Maestas, 28, were arrested on suspicion of possession with the intent to...

  • UPDATE: Rock slide cleared off U.S. 24, all lanes open

    Updated: Mon, Oct 13, 2014

    A rock slide shut down all eastbound lanes of U.S. 24 at the Manitou Springs exit Monday, according to the Colorado State Patrol. No injuries or damage were reported, but troopers are helping the Colorado Department of Transportation to control traffic, which is being diverted...

  • Wintry conditions over most of Colorado

    Updated: Mon, Oct 13, 2014

    A tropical weather front brought plenty of moisture and precipitation to Colorado's Front Range through the weekend, but slightly drier conditions and higher temperatures could make for a pleasant and crisp autumn week, according to the National Weather Service in Pueblo. Several...

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