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Lance Benzel covers criminal courts and legal affairs for The Gazette. He joined the newspaper's writing staff in 2008 and previously worked for the Billings Gazette in Montana, the High Point Enterprise in North Carolina, and Chicago's late, great City NewsService, where young reporters were taught, "If your mother says she loves you, check it out." Lance Benzel covers El Paso County criminal courts and legal affairs.

Email: lance.benzel@gazette.com

Twitter: @lancebenzel