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Kaitlin Durbin

News Public Safety Reporter

Kaitlin Durbin covers public safety for The Gazette. The Ohio native joined the newspaper's staff in 2016. She previously worked in Mansfield, Ohio. You can reach Durbin at Kaitlin.durbin@gazette.com or by phone at 719-636-0362. Follow her on Twitter at @njKaitlinDurbin.

NEW GAZETTE
Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette
Haywood Eugene Miller, left, and Richard Allon Spanks. Photos courtesy Colorado Springs Police Department.
Erik Mattyasovsky was booked into the El Paso County jail on suspicion of reckless manslaughter and prohibited use of a weapon. (Courtesy of El Paso County Sheriff's Office)
INCLINE OPENING
The first wave of hikers ascend the newly renovated Incline trail Friday, December 5, 2014. The Incline was closed for three-months as it underwent $1.5 million facelift to improve loose railroad ties, erosion control and remove debris. Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette
INCLINE OPENING
Ted Schweitzer, front, resorts to using his hands as he climbs up one of the steeper sections of the newly renovated Incline trail Friday, December 5, 2014. The Incline was closed for three-months as it underwent $1.5 million facelift to improve loose railroad ties, erosion control and remove debris. Many hikers agreed that the trail was made steeper with the improvements. Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette
Ryan Brown, left, stands outside the Colorado Springs Municipal Court with his lawyer Megan Downing Wednesday, May 13, 2015 after a hearing. Brown was the passenger in his brother's car when they were pulled over by Colorado Springs police at the end of March, frisked and handcuffed without explanation. The ACLU is now representing them after the inccident was recorded on a phone video.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Ryan Brown, left, stands outside the Colorado Springs Municipal Court with his lawyer Megan Downing Wednesday, May 13, 2015 after a hearing. Brown was the passenger in his brother's car when they were pulled over by Colorado Springs police at the end of March, frisked and handcuffed without explanation. The ACLU is now representing them after the inccident was recorded on a phone video. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)