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UPDATE: One lane of I-25 south of Pueblo reopens after semi-truck rollover, fire

Colorado Springs attorney: No surprise grand jury indicted Maketa
By: Matt Steiner - 0 Thu, May 26, 2016

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 arrested in Gilpin County
By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 36 min ago

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

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Tornado watch issued for El Paso County, much of eastern Colorado
By: Chhun Sun - 0 40 min ago

A tornado watch has been issued for El Paso County and much of the eastern plains of Colorado until 7 p.m. Thursday, according to the National...

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John San Agustin, indicted along with former El Paso County Sheriff Maketa, has turned himself in to police
By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 54 min ago

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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Former El Paso County Sheriff Terry Maketa indicted on 6 felony counts including extortion and kidnapping
By: Lance Benzel - 0 1 hr ago

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
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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 2 hr ago

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

Troy Remington,...

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12 free and inexpensive museums around Colorado Springs
By: Ernestas Tyminas - 0 4 hr ago

If you are looking for history and culture, make sure to take a look at these museums in and around Colorado Springs. The list includes 6 free...

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2C roadwork begins with over $10 million collected in 2016
By: Ellie Mulder - 0 5 hr ago

Improvements are underway on many Colorado Springs roads, officials say, but there's been little paving so far this year.

That soon will...

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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More Colorado Springs-area homes may be using contaminated water
By: Jakob Rodgers - 0 14 hr ago

El Paso County health officials are aware of more people using water contaminated with chemicals that may cause low infant birth weight.


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New Colorado center aims to remove the hassle of getting a U.S. passport
By: Debbie Kelley - 0 16 hr ago

Five Colorado Springs post offices stopped processing passport applications Thursday.

In a move to speed up and improve its system, the U.S....

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Woodland Park breaking ground Thursday on aquatic center
By: Matt Steiner - 0 16 hr ago

Shovels will pierce the ground in front of Woodland Park High School on Thursday, ceremonially turning decades of debate over a community pool into...