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Fort Carson Investigates Alleged Sexual Misconduct

AP | Posted 07.24.2013 | Denver

FORT CARSON, Colo. -- Fort Carson officials say they are investigating allegations of sexual misconduct involving several soldiers and under-age girls...

Army Sargeant Gets Life For Murder Of Fellow Soldier In Colorado

AP | DAN ELLIOTT | Posted 12.14.2012 | Denver

FORT CARSON, Colo. -- An Army sergeant convicted of unpremeditated murder in the stabbing and choking death of a fellow soldier at Fort Carson said he...

Soldier's Slaying In Colorado Is Bitter Irony For Family

AP | DAN ELLIOTT | Posted 12.09.2012 | Denver

DENVER -- Army Spc. Brandy Fonteneaux's death came not on a battlefield in Afghanistan but on an infantry post in Colorado – allegedly at the ha...

The Obama Administration and the Environment: Real Progress (Change You Can Believe In)

Jerry Cope | Posted 10.22.2012 | Green
Jerry Cope

The environmental and renewable energy communities in particular are being courted as the president's environmental record has been criticized for not achieving his campaign promises of four years ago.

Army Vets Use Filmmaking As Therapy For PTSD

AP | P. SOLOMON BANDA | Posted 08.06.2012 | Denver

By P. SOLOMON BANDA, Associated Press FORT CARSON, Colo. -- With a growing demand for ways to treat the psychological damage of war, one Army pilot...

Soldier In Trouble For Attempted Suicide

Posted 04.24.2012 | Denver

A Fort Carson soldier is facing charges from the district attorney's office after shooting his wife in the leg during a suicide attempt. Joshua Bra...

ONLINE OF FIRE: Military Wife Learns About Husband's Death Through Facebook

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 04.20.2012 | Crime

Military wife Ariell Taylor-Brown always knew that her husband, Staff Sgt. Christopher Brown, might be killed in the line of duty. What she never e...

Colo. Soldiers Arrested In Mexican Drug Cartel Murder Plot

AP | JUAN CARLOS LLORCA | Posted 03.27.2012 | Denver

EL PASO, Texas -- Two men with Army ties – including an active-duty sergeant – sought to work with a Mexican drug cartel in a murder-for-h...

Cold, Cold Heart

Kathy Kelly | Posted 04.15.2012 | World
Kathy Kelly

We lull ourselves into a comforting delusion that we're waging humanitarian wars, and then wonder why people aren't more grateful.

Ft. Carson Soldier Found Stabbed To Death, Naked In Barracks

AP | By DAN ELLIOTT | Posted 03.11.2012 | Denver

By DAN ELLIOTT, Associated Press DENVER (AP) -- A soldier found dead in her barracks at a Colorado infantry post was identified Tuesday as a Housto...

Soldier, Military Dog To Honored At Fort Carson Dog Park

AP | DAN ELLIOTT | Posted 12.28.2011 | Denver

DENVER — Cpl. Kory Wiens was so fond of Cooper, the military dog he worked with, that he planned to stay in the Army long enough to adopt him wh...

Soldier In Taliban Slaying Tries Suicide In Prison

AP | Posted 12.27.2011 | Denver

DENVER -- The father of a soldier who pleaded guilty to killing a suspected Taliban captive says his son attempted suicide in prison three weeks ago b...

Former HS Teacher Charged With Sexual Assault

Posted 12.06.2011 | Denver

Anthony Ribaudo, 36, a former high school teacher and coach at Fountain-Fort Carson High School that admitted to having sex with a 17-year-old female ...

Fort Carson Focusing On Brain Injury Detection

AP | DAN ELLIOTT | Posted 10.14.2011 | Denver

FORT CARSON, Colo. — A group of infantry just back from Afghanistan sat down before computers at Fort Carson and began answering a series of que...

Ft. Carson Soldier Shot To Death In Denver While Walking Dog

Posted 09.25.2011 | Denver

Anthony Silva, 25, a Fort Carson U.S. Army Sgt., was shot to death early Saturday morning in Denver while walking his dog near the motel he was stayin...

Soldier Detained Trying To Bring Explosives On Plane

AP | Posted 09.14.2011 | Crime

YUMA, Ariz. -- A U.S. Army private has been charged with trying to sneak a small amount of military explosives on board a United Airlines flight from ...

Colo. Springs Mayor Criticized For Inaction In Possible Hate Crime

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 09.13.2011 | Denver

Colorado Springs Mayor Steve Bach has rejected a call to sign a resolution condemning a savage beating of five gay men, two of whom have been identifi...

UPDATE: 5 Wildfires Raging In SE Colorado, 60,000 Acres Burned

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 08.09.2011 | Denver

Wildfire season has arrived. There are at least five separate wildfires burning in southeast Colorado that have consumed more than 54,000 acres altoge...

One Blue Sky Above Us

Kathy Kelly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Kathy Kelly

Peace activists, who have a long history of opposing war preparations in Colorado Springs, are protesting a USAF plan to acquire a new Combat Aviation Brigade, consisting of 120 helicopter gunships.

Army Blames Colorado Apache Crash On Pilots, Training

AP | DAN ELLIOTT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER — An Army investigation blames the pilots of an Apache helicopter for a crash landing during a training mission in the Colorado mountains...

Is Hickenlooper a Reliable Ally?

Sean Paige | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Sean Paige

The true test of "maximum support" for Fort Carson comes when controversy erupts and harder steps have to be taken to keep the base a viable place to train soldiers.

Soldier Faces Court-Martial In Slaying Despite Claims Of Schizophrenia

AP | DAN ELLIOTT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER — The Army has decided to put a soldier on trial in the shooting death of an Afghan detainee, even though two Army doctors say the soldier wa...

David Lawrence, Colo. Soldier, Accused Of Killing Taliban Prisoner

AP | DAN ELLIOTT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

FORT CARSON, Colo. — A Fort Carson soldier was so eager to fight "the bad guys" in Afghanistan that he shot and killed a Taliban member who was ...

Army: 'No Plans, No Money' To Expand Pinon Canyon Site

The Pueblo Chieftain | PETER ROPER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Ranchers who have fought the Army's controversial plan to expand the Pinon Canyon Maneuver Site are getting help from unexpected directions -- the ...

Fort Carson Suicide Rate Down By One-Third In 2010

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Fort Carson Army post reported a 33% decrease in its suicide rate from 2009 to 2010, officials said on Wednesday. Brig. Gen. James Doty told the AP o...