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Probation for woman linked to overdose death of Colorado Springs teen

Thu, Feb 11, 2016 - 7:56 AM 0

A woman police say supplied an illegal street drug that killed a 17-year-old Colorado Springs girl will get one more chance at...

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Divine Redeemer students create compassion kits to give to anyone who needs one

Wed, Feb 10, 2016 - 9:03 PM 0

Some students at Divine Redeemer Catholic School think they have a pretty good idea of the definition of the word "mercy." "It means we're...


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Democrat's entry into race means El Paso County commissioner race will matter in November
By: Ryan Maye Handy - 0 3 hr ago

A Democrat has joined the race for the El Paso County District 2 seat, meaning the race will indeed be decided in November.

Michael Seraphin,...

Rare fish fossil on display at Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center in Woodland Park
By: Matt Steiner - 0 3 hr ago

In September 2012, a pair of U.S. Forest Service employees walked along a drainage in the Comanche National Grassland looking for fossils.

The...

Man allegedly fires gun at neighbors in southeast Colorado Springs
By: Chhun Sun - 0 3 hr ago

A 59-year-old man is accused of firing about five shots at his neighbors after a brief verbal argument in southeast Colorado Springs on Thursday...

New service allows those in emergencies in El Paso, Teller counties to text 911
By: Chhun Sun - 0 4 hr ago

Sometimes, calling 911 is not an option.

The caller might be facing domestic violence. The caller is in a crime-in-progress situation. The...

Masked burglars break into home daycare east of Colorado Springs
By: Chhun Sun - 0 4 hr ago

Three armed men and a woman in masks stole items from a home with a daycare just east of Colorado Springs on Thursday afternoon, according to El Paso...

Tear gas ends standoff, forces man out of southeast Colorado Springs home
By: Chhun Sun - 0 4 hr ago

There was a nearly 3-hour standoff at a southeast Colorado Springs home Thursday evening when police deployed tear gas and forced the exit of a man...

More stores, restaurants and hotels planned for Colorado Springs' far north side
By: Rich Laden - 0 4 hr ago

More shopping, dining and housing are planned for Colorado Springs' far north side - already a major hub for fast-growing residential and commercial...

Questions remain as to Colorado Springs man's motive in alleged robbery attempt
By: Jakob Rodgers - 0 4 hr ago

Witnesses say Thomas Guolee was anything but discreet while trying to break into a former prisons guard's house, according to arrest affidavit...

Studio A64 cannabis club in Colorado Springs will hold a grand re-opening Saturday
By: Megan Schrader - 0 4 hr ago

As the city and state debate the future of marijuana social clubs, one that's been operating in Colorado Springs for years and is billed as "the...

Jury selection starts in Colorado fetus cutting case
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BOULDER, Colo. — Jury selection is under way in the trial of a Colorado woman accused of cutting another woman's unborn baby from her womb, a case...

Denver judge tosses consumer lawsuit filed over pesticides on pot
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Denver judge tosses consumer lawsuit filed over pesticides on pot

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GOP candidates for U.S. Senate debate at DU
By: Megan Schrader - 0 5 hr ago

Seven Republicans hoping to take on U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet in November shared a crowded stage Thursday night at the University of Denver in the...

Report: Marijuana-related DUI citations in Colorado dropped slightly in 2015
By: Chhun Sun - 0 5 hr ago

In an effort to provide some context to the debate about whether roads are more dangerous since the legalization of marijuana, Colorado State Patrol...

Colorado gun shop owner charged with illegally selling guns
By: - 0 6 hr ago

DENVER — A Colorado gun shop owner who appeared on the reality show "American Guns" is accused of illegally selling firearms after losing his...

Must See Must Do: Best bets for weekend fun in and around Colorado Springs
By: Linda Navarro - 0 6 hr ago

Here's a look at some of your best bets for weekend fun in the Colorado Springs area:

FRIDAY 

- These folks are all about...

Police-related bills introduced in Colorado legislature
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DENVER — A Colorado House committee unanimously passed a bill Thursday that would require police agencies to videotape interrogations of suspects in...

House report details EPA missteps in Colorado mine spill
By: - 0 7 hr ago

DENVER (AP) — A probe of a mine waste accident in Colorado that fouled rivers in three states with arsenic, lead and other toxic substances has found...

560 shells, bottles of mustard agent destroyed in Colorado
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PUEBLO — U.S. Army officials say 560 shells and bottles containing mustard agent have been destroyed in the first round of a project to eliminate the...

Brief first court appearance for Colorado Springs police sergeant accused of assault
By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 8 hr ago

The first court appearance for a Colorado Springs police veteran accused of assaulting a man during a traffic stop lasted about a minute.

Sgt....

Cheyenne Mountain Zoo hopes Mexican gray wolves will find love
By: Matt Steiner - 0 11 hr ago

Moments after a Cheyenne Mountain Zoo keeper set out a couple clumps of ground meat, LightHawk emerged from a small snow shelter nestled next to a...

Colorado Springs business reopened after bomb threat
By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 13 hr ago

Police are investigating a bomb threat that evacuated a plasma center in eastern Colorado Springs.

An anonymous call placed to Talecris Plasma...

House report details EPA missteps in Colorado mine spill
By: - 0 13 hr ago

DENVER — A probe of a mine waste accident in Colorado that fouled rivers in three states with arsenic, lead and other toxic substances has found...

Bill Cosby cases inspire Colorado bill extending time for charges
By: - 0 13 hr ago

DENVER — Citing sexual assault allegations against Bill Cosby, Colorado legislators were considering a bill Thursday to end a 10-year statute of...

Sanders, 2 Clintons visiting Colorado ahead of Super Tuesday
By: - 0 14 hr ago

DENVER — Democratic candidates Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton and Clinton's daughter are due in Colorado with less than a month to go before the...

Water-main break fixed, but drivers asked to avoid area
By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 14 hr ago

A water-main break that caused a geyser on South Murray Boulevard and Eastcrest Circle Wednesday has been fixed.

Customers are back in service...

Colorado authorities rescue 3 snowmobilers stranded near Aspen
By: - 0 16 hr ago

Pitkin County authorities rescued three snowmobilers stranded near Aspen on Wednesday morning after the group spent a night stuck in the...

Castle Rock star lights vandalized
By: - 0 16 hr ago

CASTLE ROCK — The lights on the star atop Castle Rock were vandalized, the Castle Rock Fire Department said Wednesday.

Crews with Castle Rock...

Springlike weather - in February - continues around Colorado Springs
By: Chhun Sun - 0 18 hr ago

Expect another dose of T-shirt-wearing weather in Colorado Springs on Thursday.

Forecasters call for a high of 60 degrees with mostly sunny...

Inmate killed at Colorado prison
By: - 0 Thu, Feb 11, 2016

ORDWAY — Corrections officials are investigating after an inmate was killed at a prison in Ordway.

Laurie Kilpatrick, a spokeswoman for the...

Colorado deputy removed from life support 2 days after shooting
By: - 0 19 hr ago

A Mesa County deputy was removed from life support late Wednesday, about two days after he was fatally shot by a teen suspect.

Deputy...

Life: Health

Bite into life: Dental implants affordable solution to missing teeth, loose dentures

Wed, Feb 3, 2016 - 3:48 PM