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  • Rape kits available at only 1 Colorado campus

    Associated Press
    Updated: Wed, Nov 19, 2014

    DENVER — Despite calls to reduce sexual violence on college campuses, few college health centers have access to forensic sexual assault exams. That problem extends to Colorado, where only one college campus has the so-called "rape kits," or SANE exams, which can reveal injuries and...

  • Man arrested on suspicion of bank robbery may be connected to other incidents in Colorado Springs

    By Kassondra Cloos kassondra.cloos@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Nov 19, 2014

    Armed not with guns but with a screwdriver, two men robbed the Wells Fargo at 4151 N. Academy Blvd. in September. Police got an arrest warrant for one suspect in the case on Wednesday, Quinterrius Sharrod Lundy, who was jailed in October for a parole violation. Police weren't sure...

  • Aurora police name suspect in officer shooting

    Associated Press
    Updated: Wed, Nov 19, 2014

    AURORA — Aurora police say they have made one arrest and more are possible in the shooting of an officer during a traffic stop on Friday. The Aurora Sentinel reports (http://bit.ly/1BNq5aM ) that 20-year-old Jahvell Daquan Forrest was taken into custody Tuesday night. Police say...

  • Fast facts from "America After 3 p.m." report on kids after school

    By CAROL MCGRAW carol.mcgraw@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Nov 19, 2014

    What do kids do after school? Nationally, one in five kids are unsupervised. The After School Alliance Report this month released its "America After 3 p.m." report, which surveyed 30,000 families across the country. The alliance works with community gorups and government to provide...

  • 15-year-old charged in Colorado shooting death

    Associated Press
    Updated: Wed, Nov 19, 2014

    GRAND JUNCTION — Mesa County authorities have arrested a 15-year-old boy in the shooting death of another 15-year-old over the weekend. The Daily Sentinel reports (http://bit.ly/1qs43G4 ) that the boy's arrest was announced Wednesday. He faces a felony count of manslaughter and...

  • Trial underway in Security-Widefield killing

    by lisa walton lisa.walton@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Nov 19, 2014

    A 37-year-old Colorado Springs man who was shot to death in May had been "lured to his death," prosecutors said Monday during opening statements in the case against one of three men suspected in his killing. The victim, Daniel Baird, who friends and family called "Chops," was shot...

  • Circle Drive bridge work may hamper Colorado Springs traffic

    By stephen hobbs stephen.hobbs@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Nov 19, 2014

    Construction work on Circle Drive bridges over Las Vegas Street, Hancock Expressway and Fountain Creek is underway. Lane closures on eastbound Circle Drive, east of Janitell Road, will reduce lanes this week from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. through Friday. Construction work is expected to be...

  • Air Force Academy athletic official arrested in Colorado Springs prostitution sting

    By Tom Roeder tom.roeder@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Nov 19, 2014

    A top Air Force Academy athletic official was arrested in a Colorado Springs prostitution sting, police confirmed Tuesday. Dermot J. Coll, who abruptly resigned his position as head of the academy athletic department's fundraising arm Friday, was cited for allegedly soliciting sex...

  • Climbing and drinking come together under one Colorado Springs roof

    By stephen hobbs stephen.hobbs@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Nov 19, 2014

    A pub in the same space as an indoor climbing gym may not seem like a symbiotic relationship. But the majority owners of CityROCK at 21 N. Nevada Ave. believe the two can co-exist, and they are looking to create an atmosphere that combines indoor climbing with craft beers and wine....

  • Kitten rescued from trash can in Pueblo

    KKTV
    Updated: Wed, Nov 19, 2014

    A sanitation worker rescued a kitten from the bottom of a trash can after hearing the tiny cat's distressed cries and searching through a pile of garbage, according to KKTV. Veterinarians at Pueblo Animal Service say when the man brought Ruby to them she was soaking wet,...

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