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  • Pueblo county inmate arrested on suspicion of drug possession, bribing deputies

    By stephen hobbs stephen.hobbs@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sat, Oct 18, 2014

    A 38-year-old female inmate was arrested after she allegedly had methamphetamine and tried to bribe deputies with money to dispose of it, the Pueblo County Sheriff's Office said in a release. Gretchen Hessleberg turned herself in Oct. 2 to the Pueblo County jail to serve a...

  • Man arrested in connection with Security bank robbery

    By stephen hobbs stephen.hobbs@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sat, Oct 18, 2014

    A 22-year-old man was arrested early Saturday in connection to a recent robbery of a UMB Bank in Security. Willie Walk was arrested without incident around 1:30 a.m. at a home at the 1100 block of South Chelton Road, the El Paso County Sheriff's Office said. 
The Sheriff's Office...

  • Fort Carson starts burns to reduce wildfire fuels on post, Pinon Canyon

    By stephen hobbs stephen.hobbs@gazette.com -
    Published: Sat, Oct 18, 2014

    Fort Carson is planning prescribed burns on about 7,000 acres this fall to reduce fire danger, the post announced. The burns are planned for 21 areas on Fort Carson and at the Piñon Canyon Maneuver Site in southeastern Colorado. They will be done on areas with grass and brush that...

  • Udall calls for flight ban on Ebola patients

    The Associated Press
    Published: Sat, Oct 18, 2014

    DENVER — Sen Mark Udall on Saturday called for a flight ban on all people being monitored by exposure to the Ebola virus. But he continued to resist calls for an end to all travel from the three West African countries where the outbreak started. Udall, a Democrat, is locked in a...

  • Courts Roundup: Competency undecided in Colorado Springs murder case

    by lisa walton lisa.walton@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sat, Oct 18, 2014

    A man accused of killing an 87-year-old woman in 2011 and assaulting an El Paso County sheriff's deputy while in jail last month is awaiting a competency evaluation at the Colorado State Mental Health Institute in Pueblo, said his attorney, Josh Tolini. A preliminary hearing was set...

  • Pit bull vote aims to settle disputes over breeds

    KRISTEN WYATT, Associated Press
    Updated: Sat, Oct 18, 2014

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Sharee Talbot wants her dog back. For now, though, she has to drive out of town to visit Buddy because the two-year-old pit bull isn't allowed in her hometown of Aurora. "Look at him. He's funny. He's goofy," Talbot said on a recent visit with Buddy and his...

  • Colorado candidate's town shapes immigration view

    Updated: Sat, Oct 18, 2014

    YUMA, Colo. (AP) — In Colorado's close Senate race, Republican Cory Gardner is facing questions about immigration policy that are shaped by life in his hometown. Like the rest of the state, the town of Yuma has been transformed by an influx of Latin American immigrants. They've...

  • Udall calls for flight ban on Ebola patients

    Updated: Sat, Oct 18, 2014

    DENVER (AP) — Sen Mark Udall on Saturday called for a flight ban on all people being monitored by exposure to the Ebola virus. But he continued to resist calls for an end to all travel from the three West African countries where the outbreak started. Udall, a Democrat, is locked in a...

  • Map: Search Halloween events throughout the Colorado Springs area

    Maria St. Louis-Sanchez
    Updated: Sat, Oct 18, 2014

    Check out our latest Halloween events!

  • Safety concerns continue as workers complete I-25 expansion project

    By stephen hobbs stephen.hobbs@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sat, Oct 18, 2014

    Safety problems continue to be an issue on the Interstate 25 expansion project between Monument and Colorado Springs. A crash Wednesday night on southbound I-25 occurred after a driver swerved to avoid lane closures and construction equipment, said Bob Wilson, spokesman for the...

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