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Colorado Springs native Glenn cruises to Republican Senate primary win

Wed, Jun 29, 2016 - 10:06 AM 0

In roughly 18 months, Darryl Glenn went from underdog to top dog. Glenn, an El Paso County Commissioner, took a commanding lead early...

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Mayor Suthers assures pastor his 'Jesus' ads will continue to get out

Wed, Jun 29, 2016 - 5:15 PM 0

The Rev. Lawson Perdue can relax. His "Jesus is Lord" bus bench advertisements won't be canceled, Mayor John Suthers told the Colorado...


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Mayor approves vendor for body cameras for all Colorado Springs officers
By: Chhun Sun - 0 0 min ago

Colorado Springs police have settled on a body-worn camera company, bringing the department one step closer to outfitting all officers with a...

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Gonzalez clings to 32-vote lead in El Paso County race
By: Matt Steiner - 0 4 min ago

Longinos Gonzalez leads Scott Turner in the Republican primary for District 4El Paso County Commissioner by such a small margin a recount may be...

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Master of Colorado 14ers coming to Colorado Springs
By: Seth Boster - 0 10 min ago

Skiing the backcountry one day months ago, a stranger approached Andrew Hamilton.

"She was from the Czech Republic," he recalled, "and she...

Colorado Springs photographer to have work featured in state park exhibit
By: Tiffany Ditto - 0 24 min ago

Colorado Springs photographer Matthew White will have his art featured in next month's installation of the Cheyenne Mountain State Park Art in the...

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PETA claims Air Force Academy training program is cruel to rabbits
By: Tom Roeder - 0 30 min ago

An animal-rights groups on Wednesday launched protests of the Air Force Academy's killing of rabbits as part of a survival training program for...

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New plan could close quarry in Colorado Springs mountain
By: Matt Steiner - 0 51 min ago

An eyesore that dominates the mountains west of Colorado Springs will one day be re-vegetated and handed over for public use if a plan for a new...

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Former Colorado sheriff's deputy pleads guilty to having sex in police car
By: Tiffany Ditto - 0 1 hr ago

A former Eagle County Sheriff's Office deputy plead guilty to official misconduct for on duty trysts, the Sheriff's Office said Wednesday.

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Frontier to fly to Orlando, Phoenix from Colorado Springs
By: Wayne Heilman - 0 2 hr ago

Frontier Airlines will resume nonstop daily flights to Orlando, Fla., Oct. 30, the Denver-based carrier announced Wednesday.

Orlando becomes...

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$8,000 bracelet returned, but suspected Manitou Springs jewel thief remains at large
By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 4 hr ago

A $7,875 gold bracelet stolen from Lane Mitchell Jewelers in Manitou Springs has been returned, but its suspected thief remains at large.

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Speeding likely cause deadly Colorado Springs car crash
By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 4 hr ago

Speed contributed to a crash that killed a 22-year-old woman in north Colorado Springs Tuesday night.

Colorado Springs police said Allie...

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Colorado Springs lawmaker's domestic violence bill becomes law this week
By: Tiffany Ditto - 0 4 hr ago

A bill that strengthens the language to help district attorneys prosecute domestic abusers becomes state law on Friday.

House Bill 1066,...

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Church, community focus of Colorado family killed in train crash
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TRINIDAD — Church and community were central to the lives of the Colorado family hit by an Amtrak train on their way to Sunday services according to...

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SWAT at Colorado house on report of shots fired during break-in
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Police and SWAT officers are trying to determine whether two armed men are holed up inside a Lafayette home this morning after a woman reported a...

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Woman shot by husband at Denver office building dies
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DENVER — Police say the woman who was shot at a Denver office building on Tuesday has died.

The woman was the executive director of one of...

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District 4 commissioner race may take a week to decide
By: Matt Steiner - 0 6 hr ago

The race to become the next District 4 El Paso County Commissioner will likely last another week.

Longinos Gonzalez clung to an eight-vote...

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Colorado Springs officers cleared in shooting of man who killed 3 on Halloween
By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 7 hr ago

Days before a Colorado Springs man went on a bloody rampage downtown, his family grew "alarmed" about his mental illness having "escalated to a new...

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Scenic Rocky Mountain road to reopen to vehicles
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DENVER — A scenic road that served as the original motor route into Rocky Mountain National Park's alpine tundra is set to reopen for vehicle...

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Schriever Air Force Base colonel wants adultery case tossed, claims law discriminates against heterosexuals
By: Tom Roeder - 0 7 hr ago

Lawyers for a Schriever Air Force Base colonel argued Monday that a half-dozen adultery charges against him should be thrown out because the...

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Darryl who? Glenn overcomes a lack of name recognition to win GOP Senate nomination
By: Rich Laden - 0 7 hr ago

In a little less than 18 months, Darryl Glenn went from underdog to top dog.

Glenn, who stunned four other candidates Tuesday to win the...

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Chipotle adding chorizo to menu to win back customers - but not in Colorado Springs
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NEW YORK (AP) — Chipotle is adding chorizo to its menu in yet another move intended to get people back in stores following an e. coli outbreak last...

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Beaver Creek Fire spreads into Mount Zirkel Wilderness
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WALDEN — Thick forest and beetle-killed trees are helping fuel a wildfire burning near the Colorado-Wyoming border.

The Beaver Creek Fire,...

Smoke north of downtown is from Colorado Springs Fire Department training
By: Tiffany Ditto - 0 Wed, Jun 29, 2016

The smoke seen on North Nevada Avenue and Uintah Street Wednesday morning is because the Colorado Springs Fire Department is conducting training...

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Klingenschmitt after loss: 'God's will is not always done in this world'
By: Rachel Riley - 0 8 hr ago

While addressing supporters following his victory over Rep. Gordon Klingenschmitt Tuesday, Bob Gardner did something he does not usually do.

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Convincing win puts Lamborn on track for sixth term in Congress
By: Wayne Heilman - 0 9 hr ago

Doug Lamborn easily won the Republican nomination to a sixth term representing Colorado Springs and the surrounding area in Congress, defeating a...

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Mark Waller headed for win in District 2 commissioner race
By: Matt Steiner - 0 9 hr ago

The last set of preliminary results in Tuesday's Republican primary election showed former Colorado State House Representative Mark Waller more than...

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Liston takes Colorado House District 16 seat from incumbent Joshi
By: Ellie Mulder - 0 9 hr ago

After four years away, Larry Liston is returning to the Colorado House of Representatives.

After an insult-filled campaign, Liston took the...

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VanderWerf on track to win El Paso County commission seat
By: Matt Steiner - 0 9 hr ago

Stan VanderWerf sounded confident but a bit cautious shortly before 9 p.m. Tuesday.

The businessman and former U.S. Air Force colonel held...

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Landgraf easily wins re-election in primary
By: Tiffany Ditto - 0 9 hr ago

Lois Landgraf earned a third term in the Colorado House with a convincing primary win on Tuesday night.

Landgraf, who is unopposed in the...

US, nonprofit work with landowners to reduce wildfire risk
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DENVER — The federal government and a nonprofit group say they'll work with private property owners to reduce the risk of major wildfires and protect...

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Calm Wednesday will precede stormy weekend for Pikes Peak region
By: Chhun Sun - 0 10 hr ago

The weather pattern won't change much Wednesday.

For the Pikes Peak region, residents probably will have another sunny, mostly clear day...

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