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Report: Colorado prison chief's killing was gang hit
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New documents quote Texas law enforcement officials saying what Colorado authorities still will not: the assassination of prisons director Tom...

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Abuse allegations and arrest may reveal top-down corruption of the Terry Maketa administration
By: Jakob Rodgers - 0 1 hr ago

A woman's face and jawline swelled - allegedly from a punch - and her arm showed bruises.

She blamed it on violent beatings at the hands of...

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Scream scares off would-be thief in Colorado Springs parking lot
By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 1 hr ago

An attempted theft was abruptly halted Thursday night - because three people were sitting in the targeted truck.

A woman and her two juvenile...

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A new chapter in the stunning fall of a crowd-pleasing, gun-toting, tough-talking Terry Maketa
By: Maria St. Louis-Sanchez - 0 11 hr ago

Wednesday's indictment of former El Paso County Sheriff Terry Maketa marked a new chapter in the stunning fall of a crowd-pleasing, gun-toting,...

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Woman dies after suffering heart attack in El Paso County jail cell
By: Chhun Sun - 0 21 hr ago

A 40-year-old woman died in a Colorado Springs hospital Thursday, two days after she went into cardiac arrest in an El Paso County jail holding cell,...

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Former El Paso County Sheriff Terry Maketa arrested, released on bond
By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 Yesterday

Former El Paso County Sheriff Terry Maketa turned himself into the Gilpin County Sheriff's Office Thursday morning.

Maketa, 51, immediately...

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John San Agustin briefly detained after turning himself into Teller County jail
By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 Yesterday

Former El Paso County Sheriff Commander Juan "John" San Agustin turned himself in and spent about an hour in the Teller County jail Thursday before...

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Colorado Springs attorney: No surprise grand jury indicted Maketa
By: Matt Steiner - 0 Yesterday

A Colorado Springs defense attorney was not surprised former El Paso County Sheriff Terry Maketa was indicted before a grand jury.

Phil Dubois...

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Former El Paso County Sheriff Terry Maketa indicted on 6 felony counts including extortion and kidnapping
By: Lance Benzel - 0 Yesterday

Former El Paso County Sheriff Terry Maketa was indicted Wednesday on felony counts of extortion, witness tampering and kidnapping, marking a stunning...

Suspects on the run after shooting at law enforcement; 1 in custody
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Police have one woman in custody possibly connected to a officer-involved drive-by shooting Thursday morning -- but two men remain at large.

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Sex offender who eluded capture for 14 years arrested in Fountain
By: - 0 Yesterday

A registered sex offender had escaped notice for 14 years after being convicted of felony sexual abuse.

Fountain police say Benjamin John...

Fleeing suspect ends up with further charges, Colorado Springs police say
By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 Yesterday

A wanted man trying to escape capture racked up more charges against himself based on what authorities said he was carrying.

Troy Remington,...

Colorado Springs man sentenced to jail for unruly behavior on U.S. Airways flight
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DENVER - A man charged with causing a disturbance on a flight from Philadelphia to Denver in which crew members armed themselves with an ice breaking...

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Police say pot theft behind slaying of Fort Lewis student
By: - 0 Wed, May 25, 2016

DURANGO — Police say four Arizona men arrested in the fatal shooting of a college student in Durango were planning to steal a large amount of...

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Investigator: Defense attorney admits Casey Anthony killed daughter
By: - 0 Wed, May 25, 2016

A private investigator hired by Jose Baez, the defense attorney for Casey Anthony, claims Baez admitted that Casey Anthony killed and buried the body...

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Man police killed in Boulder had drug history
By: - 0 Wed, May 25, 2016

BOULDER — The 28-year-old man shot and killed by Boulder police after officers say he pointed a gun at them had a history of drug problems.

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Manitou Incline 'artist' cited for graffiti on popular hiking trail
By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 Wed, May 25, 2016

Andres Blea isn't hiding his participation in vandalizing a stone at the top of the Manitou Incline.

Several pictures of his "murals" are...

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Arrest made in killing of longtime Colorado Springs firefighter
By: Chhun Sun - 0 Wed, May 25, 2016

A man believed to have fled an El Paso County property where a veteran firefighter was found dead has been arrested, the Sheriff's Office said...

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Car break-ins reported at Colorado Springs dog park
By: - 0 Wed, May 25, 2016

Several dog owners in Colorado Springs are angry. Thieves shattered their car windows and stole their purses, reports Gazette news partner KKTV.

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Marijuana grow operation found in Fountain home with altered electricity meter
By: Chhun Sun - 0 Tue, May 24, 2016

A tip about possible utility meter tampering led Fountain police to find a "large" marijuana grow operation inside the home, a department news...

Suspected Colorado Springs burglars caught with evidence of other crimes
By: Ellie Mulder - 0 Tue, May 24, 2016

When two burglary suspects were stopped by Colorado Springs police, their car contained methamphetamine and "items associated with other potential...

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El Paso County sheriff: Racial slur led to lieutenant's retirement
By: Lance Benzel - 0 Tue, May 24, 2016

An El Paso County sheriff's veteran quietly retired this month after acknowledging that he used the N-word to describe President Obama, Sheriff Bill...

Fort Lewis College student dead after shooting, 4 from Arizona arrested
By: - 0 Tue, May 24, 2016

A Fort Lewis College student was killed early Tuesday in a home-invasion style shooting in the SkyRidge subdivision northeast of Fort Lewis...

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Woman's attempt to elude Colorado Springs police fails when K-9 Blitz sniffs her out
By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 Tue, May 24, 2016

A woman driving a vehicle without a license plate tried to evade police by hiding in the bushes. But she couldn't escape the nose of K-9 Blitz.

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Pawnshop employee held at gunpoint, Colorado Springs police say
By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 Tue, May 24, 2016

Two men stealing guns from a local pawnshop tried to shoot the clerk before being chased away by his gunfire.

The men walked into Pawn Inc.,...

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Court papers portray accused El Paso County killer as obsessed, jealous
By: Chhun Sun - 0 Tue, May 24, 2016

A man accused of killing his ex-girlfriend and leaving her body in an El Paso County storage unit revealed his dark side in emails, court papers...

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Hoax bomb threats disrupt school in Colorado Springs, others nationwide
By: Ellie Mulder - 0 Mon, May 23, 2016

Hoax bomb threats were made to schools across the Colorado Monday, including Liberty Point Elementary in Pueblo and The Colorado Springs School.

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Authorities investigate fatal police shooting in Boulder
By: - 0 Mon, May 23, 2016

BOULDER — Authorities in Boulder County are investigating after police shot and killed a man who had reportedly been shooting into Boulder Creek on...

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Colorado Springs police: Be wary of burglars posing as workers
By: Ellie Mulder - 0 Mon, May 23, 2016

Police are warning Colorado Springs residents to be wary of letting strangers into their homes after a rash of diversion burglaries in the last...

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Colorado Springs man accused of homicide was out on bail for different shooting
By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 Mon, May 23, 2016

Two people have been arrested in connection with the killing of Eric Candelaria.

Luis A. Anchondo, 21, and a 17-year-old male were arrested on...

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