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  • Falcon girl learns moves from Broncos Cheerleaders

    Cheyenne Dyess doesn't let anything get her down, even her battle with T-cell lymphoblastic lymphoma. The Falcon 10-year-old got another huge reason to smile on Friday afternoon. Two Denver Broncos cheerleaders arrived at the University of Colorado Health Memorial Hospital Center in Colorado Springs to teach the young Broncos fan the right...

  • Colorado Springs Airport starts donation program with Care and Share

    The Colorado Springs Airport launched a new program Friday for passengers at the security checkpoint to donate spare change to Care and Share Food Bank for Southern Colorado. Care and Share hopes to get $25,000 a year in donations from a large metal box placed at the entrances to the airport's security checkpoint lines where passengers can...

  • Disc golfers celebrate christening of new Colorado Springs course

    With a powerful right-hand toss, Nathan Winfield hurled a flying disc near an oxbow of Fountain Creek hoping he hadn't just tossed away $15. Lost discs, it turns out, are just part of the fun at Aviary Disc Golf Course in central Colorado Springs, which was dedicated Friday as the second public disc golf course in the city - one praised for...

  • Woman testifies she stabbed Colorado Springs man to stave off rape

    Bionca Rogers said she felt desperate to save herself and her daughter when she pulled a knife from her boot and stabbed Grant Frazier to death. Moments earlier, Frazier had pulled down his pants and began masturbating, Rogers testified on Friday in her murder trial. "I didn't want to freak," she told a packed courtroom. "I didn't want him to...

  • Investigation into former sheriff Terry Maketa referred to 18th Judicial DA, sources say

    The investigation into former El Paso County Sheriff Terry Maketa has been referred to the 18th Judicial District Attorney's Office, which could prosecute if criminal charges are brought against Maketa, according to sources. The office is the latest agency involved in an ongoing probe led by the Colorado Bureau of Investigation on behalf of...

  • Road, trail improvements planned for Falcon area in El Paso County

    Changes to a highway intersection, road maintenance and trail repairs are among upcoming county projects planned for the Falcon-area. The projects, which are not expected to begin right away, are funded and moving forward, said El Paso County Engineer Andre Brackin. "All of these will be started in some manner in or by 2016," he said....

  • 3 new laws will benefit Colorado veterans

    A measure that will allow military honors to be displayed on handicap license plates is one of three veteran-friendly Colorado General Assembly measures become law on Wednesday. Colorado Springs Republican Rep. Kit Roupe said she penned HB-1026 to give extra honor to those disabled in combat by allowing handicap license plates that display...

  • El Paso County man arrested on suspicion of harboring teen runaway

    Devonte Price, 20, was arrested Thursday in relation to a missing juvenile case, according to an El Paso County Sheriff's Office release. In an interview with detectives, Price said he knew Sabrena Waite was a runaway and helped her hide. Waite was found within 24 hours of the Sheriff's Office posting her information on social media on July...

  • El Paso County commissioners to consider Yankowski as full-time administrator

    The Board of El Paso County Commissioners on Aug. 11 will decide whether to remove Henry Yankowski's interim tag to make him permanent El Paso County Administrator. Yankowski has been interim administrator since June 4, when he was appointed to replace Jeff Greene, who left the position to be Chief of Staff for Colorado Springs Mayor John...

  • Pueblo health care provider moves to downtown Colorado Springs

    A fast-growing Colorado-based health care provider has traded one historic building in Pueblo for another in Colorado Springs. The American Vein & Vascular Institute, a network of seven clinics in Colorado and Texas, has moved its business headquarters to the 101-year-old Hibbard & Co. Building at 17 S. Tejon St. in the heart of the...

  • Human remains found at Fountain construction site could be thousands of years old

    Thomas Carr, a senior archaeologist with Colorado Archaeologist's office, determined Friday that the remains of a young girl found at a Fountain construction site are at least several hundred, and maybe even several thousand years old. Engineers installing a drainage pipe at the Ventana subdivision site on the 10000 block of Old Pueblo Road...

  • Traffic clears on northbound I-25 near El Paso County Line

    Traffic is beginning to clear up on northbound Interstate 25 after miles of traffic were backed up, possibly caused by a traffic crash near the El Paso and Douglas county line, according to Colorado State Patrol and traffic cameras. Colorado State Patrol says an accident was reported around mile marker 161, near the Woodmoor Drive and Palmer...

  • Ozone alert for Front Range Friday, Saturday

    An Ozone Action Day Alert kicks in at 4 p.m. Friday, from El Paso County up to Larimer and Weld counties, as sunshine and calm winds return ozone concentrations to moderate to unhealthy levels for sensitive groups. The alert will remain in effect until at least 4 p.m. Saturday, as issued by the Colorado Department of Public Health and...

  • Charges levied against two Colorado Springs men arrested in teen's death

    Two of the three people arrested in the homicide of Desmond Smith, a 14-year-old Colorado Springs boy, have been formally charged. Raymond Rogan Jr., 18, was arrested on suspicion of one count of first-degree murder. He has been charged with that as well as 12 other counts. Rogan Jr. allegedly told his uncle one of Smith's friends had...

  • Colorado Springs' Seven Falls reopening in August after two-year closure

    Seven Falls, a series of scenic waterfalls in South Cheyenne Canyon in southwest Colorado Springs, will reopen Aug. 13 after closing two years ago because of extensive damage caused by heavy rains, Broadmoor hotel officials said Thursday. The Broadmoor Seven Falls, as the longtime tourist attraction will be called to reflect last year's...

  • Pot industry's bank bid rejected by federal regulators

    DENVER — The marijuana industry is hoping a federal judge will force regulators to let pot businesses access the banking system by setting up its own credit union. A pair of recently filed lawsuits in Denver challenge recent decisions by the U.S. Federal Reserve and the National Credit Union Administration to deny applications from the Fourth...

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