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Tiny houses running into obstacles in Colorado

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When Amy Davis and her partner moved out of their house in South Florida and into a 399-square-foot cottage on wheels, they had no problem adjusting to the...

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Air Force Academy, PPCC team up to promote cyber innovation

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Madaline Riggs, 19, spent her early education dreaming of a career in internet technologies, yet was constantly discouraged by people claiming the field was...

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Police: Man arrested after firing shot on I-25 in Colorado Springs
Police: Man arrested after firing shot on I-25 in Colorado Springs

By: Chhun Sun - 0 2 hr ago

A 36-year-old man was arrested Friday after he allegedly fired a shot while driving on Interstate 25 in Colorado Springs, police said. Dewey Remp is...

Police: Estranged husband shoots man, then kills himself in northeast Colorado Springs home
Police: Estranged husband shoots man, then kills himself in northeast Colorado Springs home

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 3 hr ago

An estranged husband shot another man, then turned the gun on himself in an attempted murder-suicide Friday at a home in northeast Colorado Springs,...

Denver tiny home village has official move-in day
Denver tiny home village has official move-in day

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This morning, representatives from the Beloved Community tiny home village signed papers making the RiNo site officially open for occupancy. After two...

Denver to restore camp where Red Rocks' builders lived 
Denver to restore camp where Red Rocks' builders lived 

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DENVER — Nature made Red Rocks into a nearly perfect amphitheater, but the Great Depression made it what it is today — and if you look carefully, you...

Injured golden eagle recovering at Colorado raptor center 
Injured golden eagle recovering at Colorado raptor center 

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PUEBLO — A female golden eagle is recovering from a leg injury at a Colorado raptor center, and the center director hopes the bird can be returned to...

Colorado vet works to restore helicopter he flew in Vietnam 
Colorado vet works to restore helicopter he flew in Vietnam 

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GREELEY — The bodies of two old helicopters lay uncovered on Bob Fritzler's property. They tower over him as he walks by them on his way to his large...

Detour in place to reach Garden of the Gods while Manitou Avenue remains closed
Detour in place to reach Garden of the Gods while Manitou Avenue remains closed

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 4 hr ago

Garden of the Gods visitors will be forced to take an alternate route this weekend while part of Manitou Avenue remains closed. A water main break...

Dissatisfaction with GOP health care plans dominates Colorado Springs forum
Dissatisfaction with GOP health care plans dominates Colorado Springs forum

By: Jakob Rodgers - 0 4 hr ago

Dissatisfaction with GOP health care plans dominates Colorado Springs forum

Caught on camera, porch pirate strikes in Colorado Springs
Caught on camera, porch pirate strikes in Colorado Springs

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A porch pirate was caught on camera stealing someone's package in Colorado Springs on Friday. Video surveillance from a home in a neighborhood just...

Meet the piano men of Colorado Springs
Meet the piano men of Colorado Springs

By: Hannah Fleace - 0 5 hr ago

Two great beasts sit gutted in Don Shoffner's piano repair shop. Strings leap in spirals from their wooden bellies, spruce shavings coiling from...

Fire destroys one home in Rocky Ford, damages another
Fire destroys one home in Rocky Ford, damages another

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Crews worked for hours Friday as they battled two house fires in Rocky Ford. Rocky Ford is about 60 miles east of Pueblo. Colorado State...

Autopsy: Teen killed in Memorial Park was shot in the back
Autopsy: Teen killed in Memorial Park was shot in the back

By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 5 hr ago

Desmond Smith may have been running away when he was shot in the back, an El Paso County coroner's examiner said during the third day of testimony in...

Eagerly awaited 8th Street/U.S. 24 interchange opening delayed again
Eagerly awaited 8th Street/U.S. 24 interchange opening delayed again

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 5 hr ago

For want of new striping, the much-anticipated opening of the reconstructed Eighth Street/U.S. 24 interchange was delayed for a second time in the past...

Woman dies in tubing accident on Clear Creek west of Denver
Woman dies in tubing accident on Clear Creek west of Denver

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GOLDEN, Colo. — Authorities say a woman died in a tubing accident on Clear Creek west of Denver. Golden police say the 48-year-old woman, whose name...

New veterans' one-stop coming to Western Slope
New veterans' one-stop coming to Western Slope

By: Seth Bodine - 0 14 hr ago

Air Force Maj. Gen. Michael Loh flew in a Boeing CH-47 Chinook to Grand Junction to make a special announcement to veterans on the Western Slope: An...

Education Secretary DeVos pushes school choice in Denver
Education Secretary DeVos pushes school choice in Denver

By: Peter Marcus - 0 14 hr ago

U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos defended her push to expand charter schools and vouchers before a conservative audience in Denver on Thursday....

Agate man convicted of fatally shooting pot grow partner
Agate man convicted of fatally shooting pot grow partner

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An Agate man has been convicted of murder in the shooting death of a partner in a marijuana grow operation. Shawn Geerdes, 48, was convicted...

Newt Gingrich, in Denver speech, says state and local leaders should embrace “Trumpism”
Newt Gingrich, in Denver speech, says state and local leaders should embrace “Trumpism”

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Former U.S. House Speaker Newt Gingrich said state and local leaders should embrace “Trumpism,” and he urged congressional Republicans to ensure...

Live coverage: Community Conversation on health care
Live coverage: Community Conversation on health care

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What happens next with health care? How will the U.S. Senate's action - or inaction - affect Colorado? Will premiums go down or up more? Will more...

Authorities seeking help identifying suspect in Stratmoor Hills assault
Authorities seeking help identifying suspect in Stratmoor Hills assault

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 20 hr ago

Authorities are seeking help identifying a suspect in a February assault in the Stratmoor Hills area. The suspect, a man known as "Drew Jackson" on...

It's official: Colorado's Canyons of the Ancients to remain protected as national monument
It's official: Colorado's Canyons of the Ancients to remain protected as national monument

By: Peter Marcus - 0 21 hr ago

Colorado's Canyons of the Ancients National Monument near Cortez is no longer under review and will remain protected, federal officials announced on...

Man pleads guilty to hiding body of Colorado woman in suitcase after overdose
Man pleads guilty to hiding body of Colorado woman in suitcase after overdose

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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A man accused of cutting up the body of a Colorado woman and hiding her remains in a suitcase after she overdosed on drugs in...

Police arrest 2 men after vehicle pursuit, foot chase north of downtown Colorado Springs
Police arrest 2 men after vehicle pursuit, foot chase north of downtown Colorado Springs

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 22 hr ago

Colorado Springs police caught two wanted men after a series of pursuits Thursday afternoon. Clinton White, 26, was arrested on suspicion of...

Opening of 8th Street and U.S. 24 intersection in Colorado Springs delayed
Opening of 8th Street and U.S. 24 intersection in Colorado Springs delayed

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 22 hr ago

The new 8th Street and U.S. 24 quadrant intersection will open Friday morning after heavy rains delayed construction for several days, officials said....

Friday's traffic: Crash at Powers Boulevard and Barnes Road cleared

By: Chhun Sun - 0 23 hr ago

Expect traffic delays after a crash was reported early Friday at Powers Boulevard and Barnes Road in northeast Colorado Springs, according to Colorado...

Two die in crashes in El Paso, Teller counties
Two die in crashes in El Paso, Teller counties

By: Chhun Sun - 0 23 hr ago

Two people died in crashes in El Paso and Teller counties late Thursday, authorities reported. A single-vehicle crash just before 10 p.m. in the 400...

Cripple Creek police: Man, 41, dies in rollover crash
Cripple Creek police: Man, 41, dies in rollover crash

By: Chhun Sun - 0 23 hr ago

A 41-year-old man died in a single-vehicle rollover crash late Thursday in Cripple Creek, police said. The wreck happened just before 10 p.m. on the...

$3.4M for Colorado and Denver to lure outdoor show 
$3.4M for Colorado and Denver to lure outdoor show 

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DENVER — Colorado will contribute $1.7 million to help relocate the nation's largest outdoor recreation trade show from Salt Lake City to Denver. The...

Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Saturday, July 22
Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Saturday, July 22

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Yesterday

Here's a look at a variety of events Saturday around Colorado Springs and beyond:      FESTIVALS Through Aug. 4: Bravo!...

Colorado unemployment rate is nation's lowest for fourth straight month
Colorado unemployment rate is nation's lowest for fourth straight month

By: Wayne Heilman - 0 Yesterday

Colorado's unemployment rate remained unchanged at 2.3 percent in June for a third consecutive month and that was the nation's lowest jobless rate for...

189 Colorado festivals, fairs and rodeos
189 Colorado festivals, fairs and rodeos

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Yesterday

Here are a few of our favorites events - hundreds actually - where you'll find fun this summer around Colorado: FESTIVALS - Cortez - Ute Mountain...

Police: 2 Pueblo teens arrested in alleged sexual assault posted to Facebook
Police: 2 Pueblo teens arrested in alleged sexual assault posted to Facebook

By: Chhun Sun - 0 Yesterday

Two teenage boys in Pueblo were arrested early Friday after investigators viewed a Facebook video showing an alleged sexual assault of a young girl,...

Colorado officials tout state's school choice at ALEC conference
Colorado officials tout state's school choice at ALEC conference

By: Peter Marcus - 0 Yesterday

Republican elected officials from Colorado welcomed conservative leaders from around the country Thursday, arguing that the Centennial State makes the...

Colorado corporation wants to clean up leaking uranium sites in Canon City and west of Denver
Colorado corporation wants to clean up leaking uranium sites in Canon City and west of Denver

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A Denver-based corporation wants to take over the non-operating Cotter Corp. uranium mill in Cañon City -— a Superfund site — for the purpose of...

Colorado Springs area house unlivable after early morning fire
Colorado Springs area house unlivable after early morning fire

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FOUNTAIN - The Fountain Fire Department responded to a house fire Friday morning. The department posted about the fire just before 8 a.m. Within the...

New Denver music venue opens, promises to be one-of-a-kind
New Denver music venue opens, promises to be one-of-a-kind

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Though Levitt Pavilion Denver will be the seventh in a series of Levitt Pavilions across the country when it opens in Ruby Hill Park on...

Pueblo police search for suspect in overnight shooting
Pueblo police search for suspect in overnight shooting

By: - 0 Yesterday

PUEBLO, Colo. - Pueblo police are investigating a shooting that sent one man to the hospital. The suspect has not been caught at this time, however,...

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