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1 hr ago | Denver Westword

Justin Jay Hatfield wanted for alleged sex assault, kidnapping of male Good Samaritan

The online profile of Justin Jay Hatfield suggests that he's among the unlikeliest kidnapping-and-sex assault suspects ever.

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Related Topix: Colorado Springs, CO, University of Colorado Colorado Springs

3 hrs ago | KKTV

11 Investigates: Local Man Frustrated With Neighborhood Roads

One local man is frustrated with the roads in his neighborhood. He says they are dangerous because they are in such bad shape.

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Related Topix: Colorado Springs, CO

7 hrs ago | The Gazette

2 inches of snow already in some parts of city, Storms could continue into May

As Wednesday's spring storm demonstrated, winter weather has not quite left the picture, despite warm springs days that have made a frequent appearance this month.

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Related Topix: Weather, Memorial Day, Life, Holidays, Colorado Springs, CO, Monument, CO

Wed Apr 16, 2014

KRDO-TV Colorado Springs

Fire Board will stop staffing second fire station to cover investigation costs

The Black Forest Fire Board announced Wednesday it will cut one part-time firefighter position and stop staffing its second fire station with part-time employees to cover the costs of its investigation and public relations firm.

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Related Topix: Fire, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Black Forest, CO

KRDO-TV Colorado Springs

Search for missing El Paso County woman

The El Paso County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help finding a missing Security-Widefield woman.

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Related Topix: Security-Widefield, CO

KKTV

Sheriff's Office to Upgrade Phone System, Temporary Disruption Expected

Rain & snow showers are expected to continue, mainly along the I-25 corridor, throughout the evening and overnight hours.

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Related Topix: Weather, Colorado Springs, CO, Pueblo, CO

Lamar Daily News

Prowers County Sheriff's Report April 15-16, 2014

April 15 7:44 a.m. Deputy R. Hernandez transported one female from Prowers County Jail to Bent County Jail for TAC Relay.

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Related Topix: Prowers County, CO, Bent County, CO, Pueblo, CO, Baca County, CO

The Gazette

The Country Life: Loving the long ears, aka mules and donkeys

Her first love was horses: "I've always been a horse person, since I was a little girl," Geist said.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Gazette

City for Champions organizers plan to visit other downtown stadiums

Organizers of the City for Champions plan to visit at least 11 cities that have built downtown sports and event centers in search of the secrets to their success.

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Related Topix: Colorado Springs, CO, Air Force Academy, CO

The Gazette

Colorado Springs high school band coach accused of - inappropriate' sexual acts

David Hurd, a contract band coach, has been arrested on charges of multiple counts of felony sexual exploitation of a child and obscenity, after allegedly having an inappropriate relationship with a 16-year-old student at Air Academy High School.

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Related Topix: Colorado Springs, CO

The Gazette

Wednesday storm could drop 2 inches of snow on Colorado Springs

Cars make their way along Woodmen Road as Sunday's snowstorm gathered strength Sunday night.

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Related Topix: Weather, Colorado Springs, CO, Pueblo, CO, Teller County, CO

The Gazette

Flash-flood preparedness meeting April 24 in Manitou Springs

A meeting April 24 at the Manitou Springs town hall will allow residents of the town of about 5,000 people to review flash-flood dangers, discuss emergency plans and learn more about ongoing mitigation efforts.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Flood, Manitou Springs, CO

The Gazette

Flood meeting to be held at Ute Pass Elementary School

Rob Carrigan climbs over piles of mud, rocks and other debris Tuesday morning, July 31, 2012, that was washed across highway 24 near Cascade, Colo.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Flood, Cascade, CO, Weather, Cascade-Chipita Park, CO, Green Mountain Falls, CO

Colorado Springs Business Journal

124,000 Coloradans signed up under ACA

Connect for Health Colorado announced Monday that 124,000 Coloradans signed up for private health insurance coverage under the Affordable Care Act.

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Related Topix: Colorado, Teller County, CO

KKTV

1 Injured In Cimarron Hills Shooting

The 18-year-old victim walked into the Cimarron Hills Fire Department around 1:20 a.m. Tuesday with a non-life threatening gunshot wound.

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Related Topix: Cimarron Hills, CO

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Colorado Springs Business Journal

Mayor Bach names RTA advisory board

Colorado Springs Mayor Steve Bach formally announced the names of the 16 community leaders who will serve on the Regional Tourism Act Advisory Board for the City for Champions initiative.

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Related Topix: Colorado Springs, CO, United States Air Force Academy, Air Force Academy, CO

The Gazette

Latest storm leaves Colorado Springs with snowiest winter in more than a decade

The official snow report Monday morning from the Colorado Springs Airport was 1.5 inches, putting the season's total at 34.4 inches, said meteorologist John Kalina of the National Weather Service.

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Related Topix: Colorado Springs, CO, Weather, Monument, CO, Black Forest, CO

TheDenverChannel

Band coach arrested for relationship with teen

Freeze Warning issued April 14 at 11:30AM MDT expiring April 15 at 8:00AM MDT in effect for: Delta, Garfield, Gunnison, Mesa, Montrose Freeze Watch issued April 14 at 4:29AM MDT expiring April 15 at 8:00AM MDT in effect for: Delta, Garfield, Gunnison, Mesa, Montrose Freeze Warning issued April 13 at 3:04PM MDT expiring April 14 at 9:00AM MDT in ... (more)

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Related Topix: Colorado Springs, CO

The Gazette

Disaster planning, communication better

Ramah Fire Crew member Benedict Yazzie stands watch over a back burn started at the Black Forest Section 16 Trailhead in an attempt to stop the main fire from traveling South Thursday, June 13, 2013.

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Related Topix: Fire, Ramah, CO, Black Forest, CO, Natural Disasters, Wildfire

Sun Apr 13, 2014

The Gazette

Four hospitalized after multiple car pileup near Monument Hill

Four people were hospitalized Sunday after an eight-car pileup on southbound Interstate 25 near Monument Hill, according to the Colorado State Patrol.

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