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Hickenlooper: GOP Voting Stunt 'Makes Mockery Of Democratic Process'

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 09.09.2013 | Politics

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper (D) has asked the state's attorney general to look into the historic recall elections taking place near Colorado Sprin...

NRA Pours Money Into Recall Of Colorado Senators

The Huffington Post | Andrea Rael | Posted 09.04.2013 | Politics

Two Colorado state senators facing a historic recall election next week are now also going against a ramped up financial contribution from the Nationa...

Colorado Cafeteria Employee Arrested For Sexually Assaulting Teen

Posted 08.26.2013 | Crime

A 34-year-old food service employee was arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting a minor at a party in Colorado nearly a year ago. The El Paso ...

Road Collapses In Black Forest Fire Area

AP | Posted 08.05.2013 | Denver

MONUMENT, Colo. -- People who live in an area near Colorado Springs that saw the most destructive wildfire in state history are trying to figure out h...

Morse Recall Debate Mired By Cyber Censorship

The Colorado Independent | Tessa Cheek | Posted 08.19.2013 | Denver

From The Colorado Independent's Tessa Cheek. The Colorado Secretary of State announced this week that 10,137 of the more than 16,000 signatures col...

Black Forest Fire Evacuees See Destruction Firsthand

AP | THOMAS PEIPERT | Posted 08.16.2013 | Denver

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — With evacuees anxious to return, firefighters worked Sunday to dig up and extinguish hot spots to protect homes spared...

Colo. Mother Allegedly Left 2-Year-Old Son To Die In A Field

Posted 01.31.2012 | Denver

Nyesha Hall-Gonzalez, 28, an El Paso County, Colo. mom, was arrested on Saturday for attempted first degree murder of her own 2-year-old son. Court do...

Military Families Seeing Spike In Child Abuse

The Huffington Post | Andrea Rael | Posted 09.14.2011 | Denver

El Paso County's child abuse case numbers are up 9 percent this year in military families and are set to surpass 13,000 overall, according to reports ...

Affidavit Alleges Severe Abuse Of Missing Boy

AP | DAN ELLIOTT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER — Deputies hunting for two brothers who disappeared years ago were checking out tips from the public Friday and planned to search again o...

Children Of Couple Accused In Welfare Fraud Disappeared Years Ago

AP | DAN ELLIOTT and CATHERINE TSAI | Posted 05.26.2011 | Denver

MONUMENT, Colo. — Investigators' hopes of finding two boys whose adoptive parents only recently told authorities the brothers disappeared years ...

Oil, Gas Companies Now Eying El Paso County As Well

Colorado Springs Gazette | DEBBIE KELLEY and R. SCOTT RAPPOLD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

East of Colorado Springs, past a landfill, a motocross track, a shooting range and scattered farms, is Rob DeMasters' retirement nest egg. A few ye...

Thousands Of Cases Nationwide Will Be Reviewed After FBI Admits Colorado Failure

AP | P. SOLOMON BANDA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER — Three people convicted of murder have been released from prison because their cases were tainted by a now discredited theory that bullets f...

El Paso County Becomes Third To Disregard State Guidelines On H1N1 Vaccines

The Denver Post | Victoria Barbatelli | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The El Paso County Department of Health and Environment on Thursday said it will join Weld and Pueblo counties in offering the swine-flu vaccination t...

Salvation Army In Colorado Springs Pioneers Credit Card Donations

AP | KRISTEN WYATT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — There could be less jingle in the Salvation's Army's hallmark red kettles this season. The charity is testing kettles ...

Scott McInnis Could Lose GOP Votes On Pinon Canyon Expansion Stance

The Denver Post | Lynn Bartels | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Republicans opposed to the military's Pinon Canyon expansion project are disappointed that property rights weren't addressed when party leaders unveil...