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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.

City crews remove a fallen ash tree Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017, from the top of a Subaru Outback parked along E. Kiowa Street in Colorado Springs. Monday's powerful wind storm blew over trees throughout the city, damaging cars, homes and knocking out power. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
City crews remove a fallen ash tree Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017, from the top of a Subaru Outback parked along E. Kiowa Street in Colorado Springs. Monday's powerful wind storm blew over trees throughout the city, damaging cars, homes and knocking out power. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
An internal audit found approximately 3,000 case filings, primarily related to narcotics investigations, were not consistently transferred to the 4th Judicial District Attorney's Office as a part of discovery.
LIQUOR STORE SHOOTING
Flowers and teddy bears left outside Empire Liquor Store Thursday, February 16, 2017, the day after a clerk was found shot in the store. The clerk was taken to a local hospital where he died of his injuries. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette
KKTV photo.
An altered photo of four members of Colorado Springs Police Department's DUI unit jokingly features them in positions similiar to hit TV series characters from "A-Team." The group has affectionately adopted the nickname "A-Team" to fit their teamwork as impairment officers. All four were nominated together for the annual Ken Jordan Award for Excellence in DUI Enforcement.
This 7-Eleven store at 4325 S. Carefree Cir. was robbed early Tuesday morning. Image via Google Maps.