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Homeland Security chief criticizes politicians' 'overheated rhetoric' related to Muslims, immigration

Wed, Jul 27, 2016 - 9:34 PM 0

ASPEN - Homeland Security director Jeh Johnson on Wednesday described his agency's efforts to have Muslim-Americans help law enforcement identify terrorists...

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Study: Colorado adults, teens too often driving while distracted

Wed, Jul 27, 2016 - 6:53 PM 0

As the executive director of Drive Smart Colorado, Maile Gray's favorite part of the Colorado Department of Transportation's new distracted driving campaign...

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Top U.S. cyber cop: More cooperation needed to keep Americans safe

By: Tom Roeder - 0 23 min ago

ASPEN - America's top cyber cop told a crowd at the Aspen Security Forum on Thursday that more cooperation with the private sector is needed to keep...

Douglas Bruce granted early prison release by parole board
Douglas Bruce granted early prison release by parole board

By: Billie Stanton Anleu - 0 28 min ago

DELTA - A contrite and apologetic Douglas Bruce, the anti-tax activist imprisoned March 11 for probation violations, was granted parole effective on...

U.S. Senate candidate Glenn says allegation of misdemeanor assault likely linked to his parents' 'violent' marriage
U.S. Senate candidate Glenn says allegation of misdemeanor assault likely linked to his parents' 'violent' marriage

By: Chhun Sun - 0 49 min ago

Compelled to respond to a report alleging he struck his father in the face more than 32 years ago, U.S. Senate hopeful Darryl Glenn said he doesn't...

Fountain coach arrested on suspicion of sexual assault
Fountain coach arrested on suspicion of sexual assault

By: Chhun Sun - 0 50 min ago

A 37-year-old martial arts coach in Fountain was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of sexually assaulting a 15-year-old girl, the El Paso County...

$500,000 in marijuana found in Pueblo bust
$500,000 in marijuana found in Pueblo bust

By: Rachel Riley - 0 59 min ago

Authorities seized more than 140 marijuana plants worth half a million dollars from a residence in Pueblo when a complaint of a skunk smell lead them...

Friend's 'heart aches' after death of Colorado Springs woman
Friend's 'heart aches' after death of Colorado Springs woman

By: Rachel Riley - 0 1 hr ago

James Dodd traded in his standard athletic attire for an colorful costume Monday morning, arriving at CrossFit SoCo's workout of the day exactly...

Body found behind El Paso County Sheriff's Office
Body found behind El Paso County Sheriff's Office

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Authorities are investigating the death of a man whose body was found in the alley behind the El Paso County Sheriff's Office Thursday morning.

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Colorado Springs man arrested in hostage incident along Independence Pass near Aspen
Colorado Springs man arrested in hostage incident along Independence Pass near Aspen

By: Rachel Riley - 0 2 hr ago

A Colorado Springs man was arrested Wednesday after allegedly holding another man hostage while...

Denver Zoo debuts four lion cubs
Denver Zoo debuts four lion cubs

By: Rachel Riley - 0 Thu, Jul 28, 2016

Things are getting wild at the Denver Zoo.

Four African lion cubs that arrived at the zoo this month made their public debuts at the maternity...

Political analysts ask: Is Colorado still a battleground state or has it turned light blue?
Political analysts ask: Is Colorado still a battleground state or has it turned light blue?

By: Megan Schrader - 0 3 hr ago

Donald Trump has officially added Colorado to his post-nomination tour of battleground states.

Whether the Centennial State is the purple...

Fort Carson job fair will feature 60+ employers
Fort Carson job fair will feature 60+ employers

By: Rachel Riley - 0 5 hr ago

Fort Carson will host a job fair Friday, giving former and current military and their family members the chance to network with dozens of employers...

Gravel spill briefly slows I-25 traffic in Colorado Springs
Gravel spill briefly slows I-25 traffic in Colorado Springs

By: Rachel Riley - 0 6 hr ago

Some commuters traveling north on Interstate 25 Thursday morning has a rocky start to their drive.

I-25 northbound was closed at S. Rockrimmon...

Heat, wind stir, but don't grow Hayden Pass fire
Heat, wind stir, but don't grow Hayden Pass fire

By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 6 hr ago

Hot, dry and windy conditions Wednesday led to increased fire behavior, but didn't grow the perimeter of the Hayden Pass fire.

The fire,...

Worst of Thursday southern Colorado weather expected in the eastern plains
Worst of Thursday southern Colorado weather expected in the eastern plains

By: Chhun Sun - 0 8 hr ago

Hail, gusty wind, heavy rain and lightning are in the forecast for the plains well east of Colorado Springs on Thursday, with little chance of rough...

Douglas Bruce set to go before Colorado Parole Board on Thursday
Douglas Bruce set to go before Colorado Parole Board on Thursday

By: Billie Stanton Anleu - 0 8 hr ago

Anti-tax crusader Douglas Bruce goes before the Colorado Parole Board on Thursday to plead for early release from the two-year prison sentence he...

Closure of I-70 through Glenwood Canyon postponed
Closure of I-70 through Glenwood Canyon postponed

By: - 0 8 hr ago

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — A portion of Interstate 70 in Colorado will close for much of Wednesday and Thursday while crews install heavy-duty fencing to...

El Paso County residents want illegal marijuana grows shut down
El Paso County residents want illegal marijuana grows shut down

By: Chhun Sun - 0 9 hr ago

During a nearly two-hour discussion Tuesday night, El Paso County residents expressed frustration and anger about law enforcement efforts to shut...

Colorado Springs council OKs pool and athletic club despite neighbors' protests
Colorado Springs council OKs pool and athletic club despite neighbors' protests

By: Billie Stanton Anleu - 0 9 hr ago

An appeal by residents to keep an athletic club and swimming pool out of their neighborhood failed Tuesday, unanimously rejected by the Colorado...

Stolen gun from Littleton shop used in boy's shooting
Stolen gun from Littleton shop used in boy's shooting

By: - 0 10 hr ago

DENVER — Authorities say a handgun stolen from a suburban Denver gun store in June was used in the accidental shooting of a 13-year-old boy.

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Bathroom law pushes prosecutors conference to Boulder
Bathroom law pushes prosecutors conference to Boulder

By: - 0 10 hr ago

BOULDER — A group of progressive prosecutors from across the country is moving its conference to Boulder from North Carolina because of that state's...

Name released of Fort Carson soldier who died after PT
Name released of Fort Carson soldier who died after PT

By: Rachel Riley - 0 10 hr ago

A soldier who died Monday following routine physical training at Fort Carson has been identified as Spc. Matthew R. Hester.

Hester, 28,...

Darryl Glenn's emailed response to allegations that as a teen he was involved in a misdemeanor assault

0 17 hr ago

This email from Colorado U.S. Senate candidate Darryl Glenn was sent to Colorado media about 7 p.m. Wednesday from Katey Price, Darryl Glenn's press...

Buy a Dairy Queen Blizzard Thursday, support Children's Miracle Network Hospitals
Buy a Dairy Queen Blizzard Thursday, support Children's Miracle Network Hospitals

By: Stephanie Earls - 0 18 hr ago

Participating Dairy Queen locations will donate at least $1 from every Blizzard treat sold Thursday to Children's Miracle Network Hospitals, a...

Rescued Chihuahuas should be ready for adoption soon
Rescued Chihuahuas should be ready for adoption soon

By: Chhun Sun - 0 19 hr ago

As they were carried from their transport van, the Chihuahuas looked scared. Some quietly shivered. Others barked at the volunteers cuddling them in...

John Hickenlooper “pretty unlikely” to take Clinton cabinet post
John Hickenlooper “pretty unlikely” to take Clinton cabinet post

By: - 0 20 hr ago

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper is putting cold water on the idea that he would join Hillary Clinton’s administration if she wins in November.

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Hayden Pass fire update expected to detail long-term battle
Hayden Pass fire update expected to detail long-term battle

By: Rachel Riley - 0 21 hr ago

Officials will hold a public meeting Thursday to share updates on the Hayden Pass fire and explain long-term plans to manage it.

The meeting...

Donald Trump stopping in Colorado Springs on Friday
Donald Trump stopping in Colorado Springs on Friday

By: Megan Schrader - 0 22 hr ago

Donald Trump will stop by the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs on Friday for a campaign event.

The Republican presidential nominee...

Rescued Chihuahuas coming to Colorado Springs
Rescued Chihuahuas coming to Colorado Springs

By: - 0 23 hr ago

FORT COLLINS — The Larimer Humane Society has rescued 63 Chihuahuas from a home where they were being bred without a license.

The dogs, which...

Colorado Springs-based Ranch Foods issues recall for 2,600 pounds of meat
Colorado Springs-based Ranch Foods issues recall for 2,600 pounds of meat

By: Rachel Riley - 0 Yesterday

The Colorado Springs-based Ranch Foods Direct has recalled thousands of pounds of beef products due to possible E. coli contamination, the U.S....

Water advisory ended for Falcon residents
Water advisory ended for Falcon residents

By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 Yesterday

A precautionary boiled-water order was in place briefly Wednesday morning for residents of Falcon Highlands Metropolitan District while officials...

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