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2 hrs ago | KRDO-TV Colorado Springs
The El Paso County Sheriff's Office still hasn't released the name of Monday's shooting victim, but the news has left the town in shock. "We saw the police cars go through then saw an ambulance go through, then another ambulance go through.
6 hrs ago | KKTV
Officials say a resident living in the Park Vista subdivision near Austin Bluffs and Stetson Hills alerted the health department after coming upon several dead rabbits. One of the rabbits was tested; the results came back positive for tularemia, colloquially known as rabbit fever.
10 hrs ago | Denver Post
An overhaul of Brighton Boulevard and redevelopment projects in several North Denver neighborhoods, along with ongoing development of the River North park system, will receive $47 million. DENVER.
A rapidly spreading virus has possibly reached a local preschool.?? Widefield School District 3 sent a letter to parents saying a North Preschool employee is showing symptoms of Enterovirus D68.?? The virus can appear like the common cold. Symptoms include wheezing, cough, and difficulty breathing.
Authorities in El Paso County are investigating a deadly shooting in a home with five children inside at the time. The shooting took place Monday at a home in the 9700 block of Calhan Highway near the town of Calhan in eastern El Paso County.
Authorities have detained four people for questioning after a man was shot to death at a home in Calhan on Monday afternoon, according to the El Paso County Sheriff's Office. Deputies were called to the home on the 9800 block of Calhan Highway at about 12:30 p.m. on reports of a shooting.
Terry Maketa, the embattled sheriff of El Paso County, said Friday that he knows little about a criminal investigation of his office and that no one has interviewed him. He said he expects to be vindicated and plans to finish his term, which ends in January, but "circumstances could change, and it could be in my best interests to leave early."
An unseasonably cold day can be expected in the wake of last night's cold front. Temps will only manage the 40s and low 50s later this afternoon, some 30 degrees below normal! As odd is it may seem given the time of year, you'll need the winter jacket today.
The Colorado Department of Corrections is searching for two convicts who walked away from a work vehicle on Thursday afternoon. Manual Rodriguez, 32, and Adolfo Lopez, 38, left an intersection near a CCI distribution warehouse on Oakland Street in Denver.
The meeting started on a lighthearted note, as Jan Martin sought to persuade Council to forward the Lodgers and Automobile Rental Tax Committee's recommendations for the 2015 budget to Mayor Steve Bach without changes. It seemed like a no-brainer, since Council will have another whack at the list when the mayor submits his budget in October - so why waste time arguing about it now? Among the council members, only Helen Collins and Andy Pico seem to believe that silence is a virtue - the rest of 'em love the sound of their own voices.
Teens Rebecca Clark, Jordan Wilson and Tristina Altman began preparing for their Aug. 23 hike to the summit of Pikes Peak long before the first step. As Girl Scouts, they knew never to take nature - especially Colorado nature, at altitude - for granted.
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Before the recent primary election, U.S. Rep. Doug Lamborn, in an endorsement interview with the Independent , said, "I would be willing to debate Gen. [Irv] Halter."
The proposed change, which voters will consider in November, would open school board meetings at which teachers' unions and other employee groups collectively bargain with school boards. In some districts, those negotiations decide everything from working conditions to salaries and benefits.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 06:02 pm
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