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Overflow funeral crowd bids a final goodbye to slain Colorado Springs teenager

Sun, Mar 26, 2017 - 9:49 AM 0

The people wore blue. The flowers were blue. Even the coffin shone periwinkle blue. Blue, after all, was Derek Benjerman Greer's favorite color. The...

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Memorial to Fort Carson soldier a reminder that training can be as deadly as combat

Sun, Mar 26, 2017 - 10:59 AM 0

Fort Carson Lt. Col. Victor Satterlund spent more than half an hour talking to his soldiers in the dusty early morning ahead of a training exercise. In...

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Arrest made in Colorado Springs shooting
Arrest made in Colorado Springs shooting

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 57 min ago

Jeremiah Santistevan, 20, was arrested Saturday in Fountain for suspected involvement in a shooting that occurred Friday in the 400 block of East Kiowa...

Man charged with assault for allegedly biting Colorado firefighter
Man charged with assault for allegedly biting Colorado firefighter

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DURANGO — An Arizona man has been charged with felony assault and obstruction of a police officer after he allegedly bit a Colorado firefighter and...

Alabama man arrested in Colorado after escape
Alabama man arrested in Colorado after escape

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PUEBLO — Authorities say a man who escaped from custody in Alabama has been arrested in Colorado. The Pueblo County Sheriff's Office said 28-year-old...

Man arrested after shotgun fired into air in Colorado Springs
Man arrested after shotgun fired into air in Colorado Springs

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 3 hr ago

Colorado Springs police arrested resident Eduardo Leija Saturday night around 11 p.m., after they say he fired several rounds into the air with a...

The Country Life: Things are just ducky
The Country Life: Things are just ducky

By: Bill Radford - 0 4 hr ago

Good news: The ducks are out of the bathtub. My wife and I decided to add to our menagerie recently with a pair of ducklings. The first surprise was...

Colorado Springs visually-impaired skiers find freedom, strength on the slopes
Colorado Springs visually-impaired skiers find freedom, strength on the slopes

By: Seth Boster - 0 4 hr ago

COPPER MOUNTAIN The parking lot bustles as waves of skiers and riders head to the shuttle that will take them to the resort's base. Behind them is...

Sharp elbows, dark money: Is this new normal for Colorado Springs city elections?
Sharp elbows, dark money: Is this new normal for Colorado Springs city elections?

By: Jakob Rodgers - 0 4 hr ago

Dark money, high-dollar campaigns and sharp-elbow politicking are playing an unusually big role in this year's contests for the City Council, longtime...

Last call at Southside Johnny's bittersweet for regulars of Colorado Springs bar
Last call at Southside Johnny's bittersweet for regulars of Colorado Springs bar

By: Rachel Riley - 0 6 hr ago

Last call came much to early for regulars of an iconic bar and restaurant in south downtown Colorado Springs. Southside Johnny's, which opened at 528...

Fountain woman found safe after being reported missing in Colorado Springs area
Fountain woman found safe after being reported missing in Colorado Springs area

By: Rachel Riley - 0 14 hr ago

Police are searching for a 64-year-old woman who went missing from her Fountain home on Saturday evening. Maria Sostre Rosario, who left her...

2 arrested after allegedly firing shots during fight in southeast Colorado Springs
2 arrested after allegedly firing shots during fight in southeast Colorado Springs

By: Rachel Riley - 0 15 hr ago

Two people were arrested in what police described as a large disturbance in southeast Colorado Springs on Saturday afternoon. The fight broke out...

Eight of 16 people indicted in Colorado marijuana trafficking operation listed as having state pot licenses
Eight of 16 people indicted in Colorado marijuana trafficking operation listed as having state pot licenses

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Eight of the 16 people indicted on charges they ran a massive illicit marijuana operation that sold and shipped weed out of state are listed in...

Pie-O-My, pizza maker freed from clutches of dough roller
Pie-O-My, pizza maker freed from clutches of dough roller

By: Billie Stanton Anleu - 0 17 hr ago

Colorado Springs firefighters deserve a high five for freeing a local man's hand from a dough-rolling machine. The 21-year-old worker was cleaning...

Lottery funds to pay for Falcon dog park, Colorado Springs park for kids with disabilities
Lottery funds to pay for Falcon dog park, Colorado Springs park for kids with disabilities

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 18 hr ago

Colorado Springs' second playground for kids with disabilities and a new park for pooches are among the projects that will materialize in the Pikes...

Suspected drunken driver hits police car, causes significant damage
Suspected drunken driver hits police car, causes significant damage

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A man suspected of driving while intoxicated, then ramming into an officer's car, was taken into custody Friday night. Police say an officer was...

Court order bars Colorado Springs-area barn company from doing business
Court order bars Colorado Springs-area barn company from doing business

By: Rich Laden - 0 18 hr ago

A family-run, Colorado Springs-area barn builder has been ordered to stop business after allegations that it took $360,000 from nearly two dozen...

Longtime head of Pueblo Chieftain, fierce SDS foe Robert Rawlings dies
Longtime head of Pueblo Chieftain, fierce SDS foe Robert Rawlings dies

By: Billie Stanton Anleu - 0 19 hr ago

Robert Hoag Rawlings, who headed the Pueblo Chieftain for 70 years, died at his home Friday afternoon at age 92. Rawlings had a profound effect not...

Leader of sex trafficking ring convicted on 30 counts
Leader of sex trafficking ring convicted on 30 counts

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DENVER — The leader of a sex trafficking ring that victimized children and adults has been found guilty by an Arapahoe County jury. Brock Franklin...

Four more arrested in deaths of two Colorado Springs teens
Four more arrested in deaths of two Colorado Springs teens

By: Billie Stanton Anleu - 0 23 hr ago

As the family of Derek Greer prepared for his funeral Saturday, four more suspects were arrested on suspicion of killing him and fellow high school...

Gaebler files complaint against election opponent over campaign literature
Gaebler files complaint against election opponent over campaign literature

By: Billie Stanton Anleu - 0 Yesterday

Jill Gaebler filed a criminal complaint with District Attorney Dan May on Friday over campaign literature distributed by her opponent in the April 4...

Rain expected to follow a sunny Saturday in Colorado Springs
Rain expected to follow a sunny Saturday in Colorado Springs

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 Yesterday

After a dry, mostly sunny Saturday, expect several days of rain in Colorado Springs. The National Weather Service in Pueblo predicted highs of 57...

Colorado weighs strategy for guarding against pot crackdown
Colorado weighs strategy for guarding against pot crackdown

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DENVER — Colorado is considering an unusual strategy to protect its nascent marijuana industry from a potential federal crackdown, even at the expense...

Southern Colorado man gets 28 years for crashing into home, killing his 6-year-old niece
Southern Colorado man gets 28 years for crashing into home, killing his 6-year-old niece

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PUEBLO — A man who drove his truck into a Pueblo home, hitting and killing his 6-year-old niece, has been sentenced to 28 years in prison. The Pueblo...

Standoff with police in northeast Colorado Springs ends in man's death
Standoff with police in northeast Colorado Springs ends in man's death

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 Yesterday

A man reportedly committed suicide after firing a gun in northeast Colorado Springs and barricading himself in a residence Friday night, police said.

Location, altitude determined whether overnight storm was blizzard or drizzle in El Paso County
Location, altitude determined whether overnight storm was blizzard or drizzle in El Paso County

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 Yesterday

Some in the Pikes Peak region woke Friday to the predicted blizzard, their cars, decks and streets covered in a fresh blanket of snow, schools, offices...

Police: Disguise-wearing robber shot at, threatened to kill employees of Colorado Springs pharmacies he stole from
Police: Disguise-wearing robber shot at, threatened to kill employees of Colorado Springs pharmacies he stole from

By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 Yesterday

Roughly 15,400 prescription pills were stolen and routed to the black market following a string of Colorado Springs pharmacy robberies stemming back to...

Iconic Air Force Academy cadet chapel to close for four years to fix leaking spires
Iconic Air Force Academy cadet chapel to close for four years to fix leaking spires

By: Tom Roeder - 0 Yesterday

The Air Force Academy will close its Cadet Chapel in late 2018 for up to four years to repair leaks that have plagued Colorado's most iconic building...

Man shot in foot goes door to door in Colorado Springs neighborhood seeking help
Man shot in foot goes door to door in Colorado Springs neighborhood seeking help

By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 Fri, Mar 24, 2017

Residents living in the 1100 block of East Moreno Avenue woke Friday morning to a man going door to door seeking help after being shot in the foot,...

Doug Lamborn: Health care bill's failure a 'setback,' not the end of effort to repeal Obamacare
Doug Lamborn: Health care bill's failure a 'setback,' not the end of effort to repeal Obamacare

By: Jakob Rodgers - 0 Fri, Mar 24, 2017

Following the demise of the GOP health care bill, U.S. Rep. Doug Lamborn, R.-Colo., lamented the lost opportunity to repeal and replace the Affordable...

El Paso County clerk and recorder names new chief deputy
El Paso County clerk and recorder names new chief deputy

By: Rachel Riley - 0 Fri, Mar 24, 2017

The El Paso County clerk and recorder has chosen a veteran employee to replace the outgoing chief deputy, who has taken a job with the Colorado...

Services restored to Colorado driver license offices after weather-related outage
Services restored to Colorado driver license offices after weather-related outage

By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 Fri, Mar 24, 2017

State and county Colorado driver license offices are not currently able to issue licenses. An overnight power outage affected the state computer...

Storm brings welcome respite, but more moisture needed to ease fire danger
Storm brings welcome respite, but more moisture needed to ease fire danger

By: Rachel Riley - 0 Fri, Mar 24, 2017

Friday's storms brought a much-needed dose of moisture to the Pikes Peak region, but it won't do much to lessen the fire danger unless more...

Vectrus wins Kuwait contract extension
Vectrus wins Kuwait contract extension

By: - 0 Fri, Mar 24, 2017

The Army awarded a Vectrus Inc. subsidiary a one-year, $521.6 million extension to the company's Kuwait Base Operations and Security Support Services...

Arrest made in stabbing at park south of downtown Colorado Springs
Arrest made in stabbing at park south of downtown Colorado Springs

By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 Fri, Mar 24, 2017

Colorado Springs police have arrested a man accused of stabbing a person in Dorchester Park Thursday. Saul Jones remains in jail, records show....

Most major roads reopen after storm blows through the Colorado Springs area
Most major roads reopen after storm blows through the Colorado Springs area

By: - 0 Fri, Mar 24, 2017

Winter-like weather with snow and high wind moved into the Colorado Springs area early Friday morning, causing several road closures, school closures...

Prosecutor: Colorado man linked to bombs wanted to explode himself
Prosecutor: Colorado man linked to bombs wanted to explode himself

By: - 0 Fri, Mar 24, 2017

DENVER — Prosecutors say a former Marine accused of leaving pipe bombs in the safe in his downtown Denver hotel room planned to strap the explosives to...

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