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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 or by phone at 719-636-0362. Follow her on Twitter at @njKaitlinDurbin.

(Photo courtesy of Colorado State Patrol/Facebook)
Sunstone Townhomes
The next day after a devastating fire at the Sunstone Townhomes, investigators from the CSFD look through the rubble on Tuesday, March 27, 2018. About 20 homes were destroyed or heavily damaged by the fast moving fire. Dozens have been displaced. (Photo by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazette)
El Paso County Sheriff's deputy Scott Stone hugs friends from the Sheriff's office after a gift presentation on Thursday, March 22, 2018. Stone is recovering from being shot during a firefight. (Nadav Soroker, The Gazette)
Darryl Clark
Photos of Jacob Ind, left, Mary Ellen Johnson, top, and Ind's wife, Denise.
El Paso County Sheriff Deputies Scott Brettell (left) and Jeff Schulz load cut pot branches to a trailer from an illegal pot grow in the 33000 block of Fossinger Rd in Yoder, Colo. on Thursday, April 6, 2017. Metro Vice, Narcoticsofficers help load the 475 plants growing in three small sheds. After the dry the branches they will be put through a chipper and destroyed. Carol Lawrence, The Gazette
10 skunks have tested positive for rabies in El Paso County so far this year. (AP file photo.)
Magnum P.I. the bulldog walks in the St. Patrick's Day Parade in downtown Colorado Springs Saturday, March 14, 2015. Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette