El Paso County Newswire

El Paso County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for El Paso County, CO.

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  1. Colorado Springs Mayor John Suthers takes his roasting - with a grin and a hugRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | The Gazette

    Colorado Springs Mayor John Suthers was the toast of the roast Saturday night benefiting Cheyenne Village, and he took all the ribbing in stride, despite digs about his short stature and disappearing hair. Former newspaper columnist Rich Tosches was emcee for the event for his seventh year, raising money for the home for developmentally disabled adults.

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  2. Few candidates, well-financed ticket a rarity in Colorado Springs City Council electionsRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Gazette

    ... Knight's contributions included $100 each from Councilman Strand; from Sallie Clark, former councilwoman and El Paso County commissioner, and husband Welling Clark, president of the Organization of Westside Neighbors; and from Jan Doran, of the ...

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  3. Man run over in driveway of Colorado Springs mobile home park in 'domestic violence incident'Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Gazette

    A Colorado Springs man was taken to a local hospital Saturday with non-life-threatening injuries after he was run over in the driveway of a mobile home in what El Paso County sheriff's deputies described as a "domestic violence incident."

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  4. CNY man found alive after 5 days lost in snowy national park in ColoradoRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Post-Standard

    ... effort that morning. Nearly 30 people from the National Park Service, Alamosa County Search and Rescue, El Paso County Search and Rescue and the Colorado Division of Fire Prevention and Control joined the effort before Skilinski was found. "We could ...

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  5. The Country Life: This spud's for you - a look at Colorado's potato historyRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Gazette

    ... primary producer, but the potato was a major crop in the Pikes Peak region more than a century ago. The El Paso County Fair in Calhan began in 1905 as a potato bake, held to celebrate a bumper crop. The 1906 fair was billed by Calhan News as a ...

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  6. CSPD hands a records headache to District Attorney's OfficeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Colorado Springs Independent

    ... task force consisting of law enforcement officers from the Colorado Springs Police Department (CSPD), the El Paso County Sheriff's Office, the Teller County Sheriff's Office, the Fountain Police Department, and the Woodland Park Police Department. ...

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  7. Police, DA reviewing thousands of drug cases after audit reveals filing glitchRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Gazette

    ... evidence against the defendant - discovery - can result in a mistrial, as seen in March of last year when an El Paso County judge scrapped a rape trial after learning prosecutors did not turn over as many as 15 police reports. The inadvertent lapse ...

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  8. Colorado Springs police: Thousands of reports that should have been submitted to 4th Judicial District never made it | Colorado Springs Gazette, NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Gazette

    ... appears to be isolated within the Metro VNI Dvision, which operates under CSPD but includes officers from the El Paso County Sheriff's Office, Teller's County Sheriff's Office, Fountain Police Department and Woodland Park Police Department. Most of ...

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  9. Colorado Springs police: Thousands of reports submitted to 4th Judicial District never made itRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Gazette

    ... appears to be isolated within the Metro VNI Dvision, which operates under CSPD but includes officers from the El Paso County Sheriff's Office, Teller's County Sheriff's Office, Fountain Police Department and Woodland Park Police Department. Most of ...

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  10. El Paso County linked to outbreak of rodent-borne virusRead the original story

    Thursday | The Oak Ridge Observer

    ... it's working with the CDC to prevent further cases. The virus is not known to spread from person to person, El Paso County public health said in a statement. It is carried and spread by rodents, specifically the brown or Norway rat. When fresh ...

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  11. CO rat breeding facility linked to Seoul virusRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | TheDenverChannel

    EL PASO COUNTY, Colo. A rat breeding facility in El Paso County is linked to a multi-state outbreak of the Seoul virus, according to El Paso County Public Health officials.

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  12. Aircraft makes emergency landing in El Paso CountyRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 16 | The Gazette

    Someone in the area reported the landing just after 11:30 p.m. near Campbell Road, south of Palmer Divide, said Lauren Lekander, public information officer for the Douglas County Sheriff's Office.

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  13. Seven questions: ColoradoPolitics.com catches up with Amy StephensRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | The Gazette

    Representative Amy Stephens (R, El Paso County), left, talks with Representative Steve King (R, Mesa County) on opening day of the State Legislature Wednesday, January 9, 2008. Mark Reis photo Republican Amy Stephens represented Colorado Springs ...

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  14. Daily NewsChicago-based firm to bring jobs to Colorado SpringsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Colorado Springs Business Journal

    ... Airport], and that's important to our business." In welcoming the two companies to Colorado Springs, El Paso County Commissioner Stan VanderWerf noted that qualified employees should be easy to find. "Software drives our national economy," ...

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  15. Colorado bill aimed at accountability for forfeiture seizures dies in legislatureRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | The Gazette

    ... a practical matter, yes it would," said deputy attorney general Scott Turner, whose office opposes the bill. El Paso County prosecutor Dan May said the new requirements would force agencies to drop cases, resulting in returning assets "back to the ...

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  16. Pet rats from El Paso County linked to multi-state virus outbreak | Colorado Springs Gazette, NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | The Gazette

    A rat breeding facility in El Paso County is linked to an outbreak of a rodent-borne virus that has reached 15 states. El Paso County public health officials have confirmed that there have been two human cases of the Seoul virus in the county.

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  17. Department of Justice freezes local special investigations fundRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Colorado Springs Independent

    The contrarian website that's dogging El Paso County Sheriff Bill Elder recently posted allegations regarding the Special Investigations Fund . From the posting: A source close to Sheriff Bill Elder confirmed that last fall the Department of Justice completed an audit of the Special Investigation Fund , which is managed by The El Paso County Sheriff's Office , and found some "irregularities" and/or fraud with the handling of these accounts.

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  18. LETTERS: Peaceful assembly gone; judge allowed to retireRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 15 | The Gazette

    ... issue. I do not understand. Here Judge Jonathan Walker stands accused of grossly misusing his position as an El Paso County judge and he is offered a chance to retire, with full benefits I assume, instead of facing a disciplinary hearing. He ...

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  19. El Paso County prosecutors seeking death penalty for first time in a decadeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 15 | The Gazette

    ... concerns stemming from the decision. The Galloway case appears to be the first death penalty case in El Paso County since 2007, when prosecutors pursued the death penalty against cop killer Marco Lee. Lee, who shot Colorado Springs police officer ...

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  20. Southwest Colorado Springs residents keep up pressure to reject affordable housing projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 15 | The Gazette

    The apartments - for which land has already been purchased - aim to help address a critical affordable housing shortage in El Paso County. Opposition to a planned affordable housing project in the Broadmoor Bluffs neighborhood remained at a fever pitch Wednesday amid concerns the complex would snarl traffic, drop surrounding property values and lack public transportation for low-income tenants.

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