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  1. Former El Paso County water manager arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | TheDenverChannel

    According to the Colorado Springs Gazette , Terry Malcom was booked in the El Paso County jail on $1 million bond. In 2013, the district's board of directors asked the El Paso County District Attorney's Office to launch an investigation after it was believed about $800,000 was embezzled from the agency.

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  2. Crews Battle Wildfires During Saturday's Warm, Windy ConditionsRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | CBS Local

    ... Crews were able to quickly put the fire out. Also on Saturday a brush fire forced people from their homes in El Paso County. It happened in Peyton, just northeast of Colorado Springs. No homes burned but the fire grew to 150 acres. Crews kept a ...

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  3. Crews battling grass fire in El Paso CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | KRDO-TV Colorado Springs

    The El Paso County Sheriff's Office says the fire is about 78 acres and started at the 21000 block of Jones Road.

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  4. Friends remember hiker killed during early season climbRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | CW2 Colorado KWGN-TV

    ... family. "We didn`t have a lot of information to go on initially for the search," said Brian Kinsey with El Paso County Search & Rescue. Schumacher was supposed to climb a mountain in Boulder the following day with Giffin. Giffin isn't sure what ...

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  5. County recognizes 'Friends of the NRA Day'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Colorado Springs Independent

    It's that time of the year again. Flowers are blooming, snow is giving way to rain, and our El Paso County commissioners are pledging their support for a fundraising arm of the foundation side of one of the most powerful and divisive advocacy organizations in the nation .

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  6. Suthers sits atop Colorado Springs mayoral raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Colorado Statesman

    ... Lou Makepeace, 74, a former Colorado Springs mayor who's running to Suthers' left in the non-partisan race. El Paso County Commissioner Amy Lathen, 47, is vying with Suthers for the pro-business, economic-development vote. A Feb. 24 poll conducted ...

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  7. Colorado Springs police: Suspect head-butted officer in the faceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Denver Post

    Police in Colorado Springs say a man arrested on suspicion of being involved in a fight early Friday head-butted an officer in the face while in custody. Bobby Joe Harris Jr. is being held at the El Paso County jail on suspicion of assault on a peace officer and second-degree assault - both felonies - in the incident.

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  8. Friends of NRA day in El Paso CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | KRDO-TV Colorado Springs

    El Paso County commissioners signed a proclamation recognizing March 26 as Friends of NRA Day. The Board of County Commissioners has signed this proclamation for years.

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  9. GOP aghast at Klingenschmitt's act-of-God comment in baby's deathRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 26 | LongmontFYI

    ... our pregnant women are ripped open," Klingenschmitt said. Among those who denounced the remarks: two fellow El Paso County Republicans, Laura Carno, who in January started a Facebook page called "Conservatives against Gordon Klingenschmitt," and ...

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  10. Michelle Wilkins Womb-Cutting Attack Being Politicized by Abortion FoeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Denver Westword

    ... an excerpt from that post: Klingenschmitt, nicknamed "Dr. Chaps," prevailed in House District 15, a slice of El Paso County so conservative that a Republican candidate would probably have to slap a baby on live TV to lose - and if the tot was the ...

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  11. Robbers put worker into freezer during robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | TheDenverChannel

    Two robbers forced a sandwich shop employee into a freezer and made off with about $350 in Monument, deputies said. El Paso County Sheriff spokeswoman Jackie Kirby says the employee spent about 10 minutes in the freezer and was unharmed in the robbery Wednesday at a Jimmy John's outlet.

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  12. Robbers Force Sandwich Shop Employee Into Freezer In MonumentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | CBS Local

    The El Paso County Sheriff's Department says two robbers forced a sandwich shop employee into a freezer Wednesday morning and made off with about $350. El Paso County Sheriff spokeswoman Jackie Kirby says the employee spent about 10 minutes in the freezer and was unharmed in the robbery at a Monument Jimmy John's outlet.

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  13. Column: Controlling the threat of rabies to the populationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Farmington Daily Times

    An article in the Denver Post on March 3 reported that a six-month-old kitten in northeast Colorado Springs had tested positive for rabies, and health officials identified 20 people who possibly were exposed to the pet. "This kitten was a stray that was taken in by a family living near Woodmen and Union boulevards," El Paso County Public Health said in a news release.

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  14. Suthers survives a 'constitutional challenge'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Colorado Springs Independent

    ... The crowd of about 50 seemed to groove to a short appearance by Sherrie Gibson , who's running for the El Paso County Board of County Commissioners District 2 seat, now held by Amy Lathen , who's running for mayor against Suthers and four others. ...

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  15. Colorado Pot Arrests Still Have Racial DisparityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | US News & World Report

    ... blacks generally face a higher rate of charges for public consumption, the most common charge in the city. In El Paso County, which outside Denver led the state in consumption busts, blacks were more than three times more likely to be among the 71 ...

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  16. El Paso 30th healthiest in ColoradoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Colorado Springs Business Journal

    El Paso County ranks nearly in the middle of the healthiest counties in Colorado, according to a new report released recently. Pitkin County was listed as the healthiest, followed by Douglas, Custer, Boulder and Routt counties, said the report, which was compiled by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute.

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  17. Monument Jimmy John's employee forced into freezer by robbery suspectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Denver Post

    An employee at a Jimmy John's in Monument was forced into the restaurant's freezer early Wednesday while two men robbed the sandwich shop's safe, the El Paso County Sheriff's Office said. The employee arrived at the restaurant early to get it ready for opening and she was unsure how the two men got inside, Jackie Kirby, a spokeswoman for the sheriff's office, said.

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  18. Don't fear the taxmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Colorado Springs Independent

    Every 24 months, the El Paso County assessor examines sales and market data to determine whether property is worth more than it used to be and, thus, should be taxed more. This probably hasn't registered with many local homeowners for quite a while because property values have largely been flat at best - and no wonder, since the assessment always relies on old data, meaning until now it's been based on data from the recession years.

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  19. Colorado Springs police release findings in death of woman, 26 - 11 min agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | The Gazette

    A woman who was found outside a south-side apartment complex early Tuesday died of a gunshot wound, Colorado Springs police said. The 26-year-old woman's death was ruled a homicide by the El Paso County Coroner's Office, police said.

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  20. Kidnapping Leads to Suspicious Object InvestigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | KKTV

    Don't be caught off guard on Wednesday... We'll see much colder temperatures, a gusty north wind, and some rain and snow showers. Some light accumulations of slushy snow will be possible for the higher elevations of far northern El Paso County, Teller County, and to the southwest of Pueblo.

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