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  • Side Streets: Colorado Springs cop celebrated for 35 years helping people, finding solutions

    Bill Vogrin
    Updated: Fri, Nov 21, 2014

    No matter who was in the squad car next to him, officer Bobby Jeffords was always the "good cop" during his 35-year career on the Colorado Springs Police Department. "Bobby is a unique soul," said Linda Schlarb, who owns Old Town Propane. "We've often kidded him. His partner is the...

  • Monument man ID'd after fatal Black Forest crash

    By Kassondra Cloos kassondra.cloos@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Nov 21, 2014

    A Monument man died Thursday night after he lost control of the Porsche he was driving and crashed in Black Forest. Kurt Knaus, 48, passed two vehicles in a no-passing zone on Colorado 83, according to the Colorado State Patrol. The car spun off the left side of the road and hit two...

  • Colorado outfitter headed to prison for illegal wildcat hunts

    Associated Press
    Updated: Fri, Nov 21, 2014

    DENVER — A western Colorado outfitter who captured and maimed mountain lions and bobcats to make hunting easier for clients has been sentenced to more than two years in prison. The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service announced that 56-year-old Christopher W. Loncarich of Mack was...

  • Colorado jobless rate hits 6½-year low

    Associated Press
    Updated: Fri, Nov 21, 2014

    DENVER — Colorado's unemployment rate has dropped by 0.4 percentage point to 4.3 percent in October, the lowest level in more than 6½ years. The Colorado Department of Labor and Employment said Friday that private-sector jobs decreased by 2,100 and government jobs increased by 2,400...

  • 1 dead, 2 injured in Colorado bar shooting

    Associated Press
    Updated: Fri, Nov 21, 2014

    AURORA — One man has died and two are injured after a shooting at an Aurora bar. Police say the shooting occurred shortly after midnight Friday at the El Bronco Bar. One victim was pronounced dead at a hospital. Police say another was in serious condition and the third was expected...

  • 2 survive upside-down plane landing in Adams County

    Associated Press -
    Updated: Fri, Nov 21, 2014

    Two people survived after a small, single-engine plane lost engine power and made an emergency landing in a remote area northeast of Strasburg on Thursday night, coming to rest on its roof. The Adams County Sheriff's Office released a photo of the plane resting upside down in what...

  • Body of missing climber recovered from Longs Peak

    Associated Press
    Updated: Fri, Nov 21, 2014

    ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK — Searchers have recovered the body of a Colorado man who was reported missing after he told friends he planned to climb the highest summit in Rocky Mountain National Park. Park officials say 25-year-old Peter Jeffris' body was spotted by a helicopter...

  • Fatal crash shuts down Black Forest intersection

    lisa walton lisa.walton@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Nov 21, 2014

    The intersection at Hodgen Road and Highway 83 is closed because of a fatal crash in Black Forest, according to KKTV. State Patrol says a vehicle went down a ravine. One person has died and another was taken to the hospital. The names of the victims have not been released. Click...

  • Most popular breed of dog on Colorado's Front Range responsible for most bites

    By BURT HUBBARD 
and JEREMY JOJOLA, Rocky Mountain PBS I-News and 9News -
    Updated: Fri, Nov 21, 2014

    Every day along the Front Range, at least eight people are bitten by dogs, according to a six-month investigation by Rocky Mountain PBS I-News and 9News. Officials said the numbers may seem high, but the public should not be surprised. "If a dog has teeth, it has the potential to...

  • Report: 2013 furloughs took big bite out of Colorado Springs' per-person incomes

    By Wayne Heilman wayneh@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Nov 21, 2014

    Did your wallet feel lighter in 2013? It wasn't an illusion. Per-person income in the Colorado Springs area last year grew at the slowest rate since 2009, and was at the lowest level compared with the national average in the 44 years the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis has compiled...

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