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GoFundMe account set up for Royal Gorge train conductor killed in accident

Mon, May 30, 2016 - 4:44 PM 0

CANON CITY— A train that travels along one of the nation's most scenic routes is suspending service while investigators look into the death...

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'Missing file' at play in indictment of former Sheriff Maketa

Sun, May 29, 2016 - 7:30 AM

An El Paso County grand jury offered new support for a claim that helped bring down ex-Sheriff Terry Maketa: That he and subordinates...


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Police seeking person of interest after body found in northeast Colorado Springs home
By: Jakob Rodgers - 0 3 min ago

The Colorado Springs Police Department has identified a person of interest following the discovery of a body found Monday afternoon in a...

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Tornado touches down in northeastern Colorado
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Logan County officials said a tornado touched down near Peetz Monday afternoon and destroyed a barn and damaged a home.

Joe McBride, the...

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Former presidential candidate has Colorado Springs military installation in his crosshairs
By: Tom Roeder - 0 2 hr ago

Colorado lawmakers are working to block an effort by Sen. John McCain that could put U.S. Northern Command in Colorado Springs on the chopping...

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Colorado Springs-area memorial bench honors women who have died in combat
By: Jakob Rodgers - 0 Mon, May 30, 2016

The tug of a cloth drape unveiled something rarely seen at war memorials:

A tribute specifically dedicated to women killed in...

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Voice of the Consumer: Don't fall for 'The Barack Obama Royalty Grant'
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The 44th president of the United States apparently has money to give away.

Crooks are calling people in the 719 area code and informing them...

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Memorial Day about more than barbecues to visitors of Colorado Springs cemetery
By: Maria St. Louis-Sanchez - 0 4 hr ago

In a plaid shirt and blue jeans, Ralph Kelly stopped at each veteran's tombstone in Evergreen cemetery on Monday morning, put his gray baseball cap...

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Get ready for the Air Force Thunderbirds in Colorado Springs
By: Tom Roeder - 0 5 hr ago

The Air Force Thunderbirds began preparation for Thursday's Air Force Academy's graduation with flyovers Monday

The Thunderbirds were...

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Republicans say hacker posted racist meme on Colorado official's page
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DELTA — Members of the Delta County Republican Central Committee say a racist Internet meme shared on a Colorado official's personal Facebook page...

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Chaplain Corps celebrates 40 years of service with Colorado Springs Police Department
By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 6 hr ago

The first time people expect to see a minister during a tragedy is likely at a much-dreaded funeral, but ministers support the community much...

Man shot in face in Pueblo drive-by shooting
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Pueblo police said they are investigating a drive-by shooting early Monday.

It happened just before 2:30 a.m. on West Routt Avenue at Polk...

Truck, trailer with six ATVs stolen after long drive for surprise birthday party in Colorado Springs
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Police seek the thief or thieves who stole a visitor’s truck and trailer loaded with six ATVs over the weekend.

Matt Bartels drove to Colorado...

Colorado man killed when UTV hits deer in Kansas
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HOWARD, Kan. — The Kansas Highway Patrol says a Colorado man was killed when the four-wheeler he was driving hit a deer in southeastern Kansas' Elk...

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UPDATE: Fort Carson soldiers meet video goal, get surprise $25,000 donation
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Two Fort Carson soldiers who released a song on YouTube honoring those who have fallen have met their goal of 100,000 video views by Monday.

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Information sought after knife-wielding man allegedly attempts to rob woman on Manitou Springs trail
By: Ellie Mulder - 0 11 hr ago

A man wielding a fixed-blade knife allegedly ran toward a woman in Manitou Springs just after noon Sunday and demanded her bag.

The woman was...

Clerk barricades himself in store to avoid would-be robber in Colorado Springs
By: Maria St. Louis-Sanchez - 0 12 hr ago

A quick-thinking clerk avoided a would-be robber Monday morning when he barricaded himself at the store office.

The clerk was working at a...

This week: Top events in the Colorado Springs area
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El Paso County commissioners will hold their regular meetings at 9 a.m. Tuesday and Thursday in Centennial Hall, 200 S. Cascade Ave.

The...

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Mom of Colorado's first Vietnam War casualty deals with loss by helping others
By: Tom Roeder - 0 13 hr ago

Three days past his 24th birthday and six days into his first combat tour, Warrant Officer Ralph Allen Dunn's UH-1 Huey helicopter crashed into the...

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Mugshot Monday: Most wanted in the Colorado Springs area
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Pikes Peak Area Crime Stoppers is asking for the public's help finding the following people for whom felony arrest warrants have been issued...

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Going beyond the food, fun of Territory Days can be a (gold) rush
By: Ellie Mulder - 0 13 hr ago

Food, music and shopping are among Territory Days' primary attractions.

But as the event hit its 41st year Saturday, some attendees learned...

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Woman identified in fatal Florence apartment fire
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FLORENCE — Fremont County authorities say a woman has died in a fire at a Florence apartment complex.

The Canon City Daily Record reports...

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Fort Carson soldiers release song to honor fallen friends on Memorial Day
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This Memorial Day weekend, two Fort Carson soliders in Afghanistan are hoping you remember those who have died fighting for our freedom.

1st...

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Colorado Springs Mayor: Day of reckoning coming for city's illegal marijuana growers
By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 15 hr ago

Drug raids targeting illegal marijuana grow operations shipping to out-of-state markets have made headlines in Colorado, but Colorado Springs has...

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Campers in national forests worried about target shooting
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GREAT FALLS, Mont. — Campers in Montana's national forests are getting skittish as more sportsmen take advantage of rules that allow target shooting,...

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Republican U.S. Senate candidate Darryl Glenn has tough road to November ballot
By: Megan Schrader - 0 Yesterday

HIGHLANDS RANCH -A Democrat political tracker - an opposition party henchman trying to catch political faux pas on camera - crashed a small...

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100 years after its first mass, Springs church continues to create community
By: Ellie Mulder - 0 Yesterday

For seven-year parishioner Valerie Niemerg, Corpus Christi feels like a family, with the sibling-like relationships to prove it.

The...

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One of Air Force Academy's top graduates to trade cadet uniform for Marine cammies
By: Tom Roeder - 0 Yesterday

One of this year's top graduates of the Air Force Academy won't fly off into the wild blue yonder after Thursday's graduation rites.

Cadet...

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Military Update: Senate Basic Allowance for Housing reform would end windfalls of rent sharing
By: - 0 Sun, May 29, 2016

The Senate Armed Services Committee, as part of an aggressive campaign to limit military compensation costs, is calling for "substantial reform" of...

Fountain-Fort Carson junior a volunteer hall of famer
By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Sun, May 29, 2016

Hall of fame inductees usually aren't teenagers. But David R. Terrell, a junior at Fountain-Fort Carson High School, has racked up enough volunteer...

Colorado Springs area military events starting May 29, 2016
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THROUGH JUNE 18

NORAD Exhibit - Western Museum of Mining and Industry, 225 North Gate Blvd.; 488-0880,...

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Springs area seeing a boom in assisted-living development
By: Wayne Heilman - 0 Sat, May 28, 2016

If housing construction in the Colorado Springs area is heating up, then the local senior housing market is at its boiling point.

An explosion...

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