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Lance Benzel

Legal Affairs reporter

Lance Benzel covers legal affairs for The Gazette, with a focus on the criminal courts, and also writes a monthly mountain biking column entitled "Rider in Residence." He joined the newspaper's staff in 2008 after previous stops in Billings, Mont., central North Carolina and Chicago.

Raymond Rogan Sr.,35,
Meaka Ginardi, 4, paints a picture Wednesday, Dec. 27, 2017, at the Court Care for the Pikes Peak Region inside the Terry R. Harris Judicial Building in Colorado Springs. Court Care provides free, licensed child care for children of people who have court related business in the Fourth Judicial District Court or the Colorado Springs Municipal Court. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Here's a look at one of the damaged deputy cruisers. This is just about a mile and a half away from where the car chase ended. (Photo from Kyla Galer via twitter @kylagalerKKTV)
Glen Galloway
Donald Leigh Fair
Jail Healthcare
FILE - A doctor conducts a health assessment on an inmate at the El Paso County Jail. (Gazette file photo)
Daniel J. Nations (El Paso County Sheriff's Office via AP)