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Matt Steiner

Regional Reporter

  • Police arrest suspect in Colorado Springs shooting

    Updated: Fri, Jul 18, 2014

    A man suspected of shooting two men early Friday has turned himself in, police said. Rodney Leon Lewis, 39, was wanted on suspicion of attempted murder, Colorado Springs police said. Police spokeswoman Lt. Catherine Buckley said the shooting happened shortly before 5 a.m. at 2013...

  • Utilities office evacuated, closed after report of smoke

    Published: Fri, Jul 18, 2014

    The Colorado Springs Utilities Service Center at 111 S. Cascade Ave. in downtown Colorado Springs was closed Friday morning as fire crews investigate a smell of smoke in the lobby. Natilia Sibert, a Utilities spokeswoman, said the building was evacuated at about 8 a.m. and all...

  • Officials pleased with Ute Pass mitigation work, but say that 'true test' is yet to come

    Updated: Thu, Jul 17, 2014

    As officials up and down Ute Pass praised more than a year's worth of flood mitigation work Thursday morning, at least one breach in the protection exposed itself after two strong storms hit the Pikes Peak region and the Waldo Canyon fire burn scar Wednesday. Mud and debris poured...

  • Petition puts recreational marijuana sales in Manitou Springs on November ballot

    Updated: Thu, Jul 17, 2014

    Manitou Springs residents will have a chance in November to prohibit recreational marijuana sales in the western El Paso County town. A petition was approved July 3 by the city clerk's office, forcing a question onto the ballot for the Nov. 4 election. The clerk's office said 275...

  • Moose roaming around Manitou tranquilized, released in Signal Butte

    Updated: Fri, Jul 11, 2014

    A moose that roamed near the Manitou Springs public pool for about a week took a trip about 30 miles to the northwest Friday morning. Abbie Walls, a spokesperson for Colorado Parks and Wildlife said the animal was tranquilized and taken to the Signal Butte area north of Divide...

  • Rollover closes U.S. 24 Friday morning

    Published: Fri, Jul 11, 2014

    A rollover crash sent two women to the hospital and closed eastbound U.S. 24 for more than an hour Friday morning. Manitou Springs Police Officer Odette Saglimbeni said the crash happened shortly after 10 a.m. when a Jeep was turning left onto eastbound 24 off Cliff Road near the...

  • Computer crash temporarily restricts drivers license renewals

    Published: Fri, Jul 11, 2014

    A system failure on the state level restricted driver's license services for more than two hours all over Colorado on Friday. According to the El Paso County Clerk & Recorder's office, their offices remained open during the failure as the issue restricted only replacement and renewal...

  • Pueblo County to start issuing same sex marriage licenses Friday

    Updated: Thu, Jul 10, 2014

    Pueblo County Clerk and Recorder's Office will start issuing same sex marriage licenses Friday. The decision was made after Denver on Thursday joined with Boulder County to issue them, according to news reports. Pueblo County Clerk and Recorder Gilbert Ortiz had last week decided...

  • Manitou Springs "better prepared" because of flood mitigation projects

    Updated: Thu, Jul 10, 2014

    Standing deep inside Williams Canyon next to concrete walls built to guide floodwaters, boulders, logs and other debris into steel nets and a sediment retention pond, Roger Miller paused briefly and let out a deep sigh when asked if Manitou Springs is safer now than during the summer...

  • Second Manitou business takes step toward retail pot

    Updated: Wed, Jul 9, 2014

    A second business has taken its first step toward opening a recreational marijuana store in Manitou Springs. The City Council gave Maggie's Farm medical marijuana centers the nod in early May for a recreational store just east of U.S. 24 on Manitou Avenue. On July 1, the council...

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