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El Paso County

Man Allegedly Stabs 4 Over Loud Partying

The Huffington Post | Andrea Rael | Posted 10.14.2013 | Weird News

A Colorado Springs man is in custody after he allegedly stabbed four people for loud partying on Sunday night. Just before 11 p.m., witnesses say t...

Black Forest Fire Victims Identified

AP | IVAN MORENO | Posted 08.19.2013 | Denver

EVERGREEN, Colo. — A new wildfire in the foothills southwest of Denver forced the evacuation of dozens of homes Wednesday as hot and windy condi...

WATCH: People Flee As Black Forest Fire Grows

Posted 06.11.2013 | Denver

A fast moving fire in the community of Black Forest in El Paso County, Colo. has forced the evacuation of more more than 1,200 people because of the g...

2 Children, 1 Adult Killed In Equestrian Stabbing

Posted 04.16.2013 | Denver

Two children under the age of five and one man, age 22, were killed in an apparent stabbing in Falcon, Colorado, according to the El Paso County Sheri...

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Picture Of Missing Model Surfaces On Escort Website

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 11.29.2012 | Crime

Colorado police said a recent online escort ad, featuring a photo of Kara Nichols, was not placed by the 19-year-old aspiring model who disappeared n...

David Lohr

Lingerie Model Vanishes In Colorado

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 11.15.2012 | Crime

Authorities in Colorado are trying to determine what happened to a young, blonde lingerie model who has been missing for more than a month. Accordi...

Pro-Civil Unions Incumbent Faces Tight Race

The Colorado Independent | Scot Kersgaard | Posted 11.05.2012 | Denver

From The Colorado Independent's Scot Kersgaard. Pete Lee has served one term in the Colorado House, and as a Democrat from conservative Colorado Sp...

YouTube Video Links Alleged GOP Voter Fraud Firm To Colorado

Posted 10.01.2012 | Denver

The young woman in a video that was uploaded to YouTube more than a week ago who is seen registering voters in El Paso County, Colorado and admits to ...

Voter Registration Video Goes Viral: 'We're In Support Of Romney'

Posted 09.24.2012 | Denver

A video uploaded to YouTube on Friday depicting a young woman registering voters in El Paso County, Colorado claiming she works for the clerk's office...

Waldo Canyon Investigation Moves To The Lab

Posted 08.09.2012 | Denver

Investigators have moved most of the work searching for clues to the origin of the Waldo Canyon Fire into a lab. While the cause of the most destru...

$50,000 Reward For Information On Fire Evacuee Burglars

AP | Posted 07.12.2012 | Denver

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- Thirty-seven homes that were evacuated during Colorado's Waldo Canyon Fire were burglarized, and authorities are offering u...

Waldo Canyon Fire Fully Contained

AP | Posted 07.11.2012 | Denver

By ASSOCIATED PRESS COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- The most destructive wildfire in Colorado history has been fully contained less than three weeks aft...

Waldo Canyon Fire Holds at 98 Percent Containment

Posted 07.10.2012 | Denver

The Waldo Canyon Fire, the most destructive wildfire in Colorado history, remains stuck at 98 percent containment due to smoke spotted near Blodgett P...

Thousands Of Wildfire Warnings Were Undelivered

AP | Posted 07.10.2012 | Denver

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- More than 20,000 evacuation calls were never delivered to residents in the path of a wildfire that destroyed about 350 home...

Waldo Canyon Fire Near Full Containment

Posted 07.07.2012 | Denver

The Waldo Canyon Fire, the most destructive wildfire in Colorado history is finally near full containment -- as of Saturday morning, it is 98 percent ...

Waldo Canyon Fire Started Near Hiking Trail

AP | Posted 07.07.2012 | Denver

By ASSOCIATED PRESS DENVER -- Dispatch recordings show that Colorado's deadly Waldo Canyon wildfire appears to have started near a popular hiking t...

Origin Of Waldo Canyon Fire Located

Posted 07.06.2012 | Denver

While officials have not yet said whether they know the cause of Waldo Canyon Fire, investigators in El Paso County say they have located its point of...

Colorado's First June Primary Today

Posted 06.26.2012 | Denver

Colorado's first June primary election has been taking the backseat to fire news with candidates hesitant to campaign while homes are being evacuated....

Judge Says Sexting Mom Can Leave The State

Posted 03.27.2012 | Denver

Stefanie Dickinson, 37, a former Ellicott School District treasurer and mother of two who is accused of sexting a 14-year-old student and charged with...

Former El Paso Co. Tax Analyst Convicted Of Child Abuse

Posted 01.02.2012 | Denver

A former El Paso County budget analyst has been convicted on 35 counts stemming from sexual assault on at least three girls. Yesterday he was sentence...

UPDATE: Winter Weather Closes Dozens Of Schools

Posted 01.01.2012 | Denver

Just as the broken tree branches are finally almost cleaned up, more snow is expected to drop on much of Colorado beginning Tuesday evening. The Natio...

Sexting Mom Arrested AGAIN

Posted 12.20.2011 | Denver

Stefanie Dickinson, 37, a former Ellicot School District treasurer and mother of two accused of sexting a 14-year-old student, was arrested again Wedn...

UPDATE: Sexting School Board Member Will Resign

Posted 11.21.2011 | Denver

Police have arrested a school board member for sexting a 14-year-old. The sexts were discovered by the victim's sister, who became suspicious after...

Sad Ending For Neighbor Who Destroyed Friend's House

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 09.19.2011 | Denver

A bizarre story in El Paso County, Colorado, has reached a sad conclusion. The Gazette reports that Jack Herbst of Yoder, Colorado, has killed himsel...

Ten Colorado Counties Eligible For Natural Disaster Relief

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 09.12.2011 | Denver

If you live in northeastern, and much of central, Colorado it's hard to imagine that there could be a severe drought going on anywhere in this state w...