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Police arrest suspect from manhunt Friday in Colorado Springs

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The suspect involved in an active shooting situation in Colorado Springs is in police custody Saturday. 31-year old Neal Joseph Arceneaux is in custody, according to police. 

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Hours-long manhunt continues after shooting in Colorado Springs

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Colorado Springs Police said they are still looking a man suspected of firing shots at officers Friday afternoon. 

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Pueblo PD pursuing Walsenburg homicide suspect

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The Pueblo Police Department is looking for a suspect linked to a homicide in Walsenburg. Around 8:30 Saturday morning, the Pueblo PD reported that an officer located the suspect's vehicle. A pursuit ensued and ended with a vehicle accident between the officer and suspect. 

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Victim revived in Easy St. shooting, suspect still at large

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The El Paso County Sheriff's Office has reported a homicide in the 100 block of Easy Street in Colorado Springs.  The suspect has been identified as Christopher Michael Martinez. 

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Saturday Evening Weather: Winter Weather Advisories for snow and blowing snow Sunday

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After a quiet Saturday evening, weather gets busy Sunday, with sideways snow, wind...of course...and radically colder temperatures.  It's a one-day event, and the snow ends Sunday evening,..

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More than 100 flights canceled at DIA due to weather Sunday

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The Denver International Airport has cancelled more than 100 flights for Sunday due to snowy weather expected. Travelers are asked to check flight status before heading to the airport. As snow and ice are expected to slow traffic down all day Sunday. 

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Clinton lauds 'power and resilience' of women

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Activists are returning to the streets a year after millions of people rallied worldwide at marches for female empowerment, hoping to create an enduring political movement that will elect more women to government office.

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'Code Red' emergency alert in effect in Walsenburg

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As 3:09 p.m. Saturday a "Code Red" emergency alert is in effect for the 200 block of S Tyler in Walsenburg due to police activity. The Huerfano County Sheriff's Office has not confirmed if it is related to the early-morning homicide and alleged carjacking, pursuit and crash.  

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Thousands join women's marches in Colorado cities

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Coloradans have gathered in Denver, Pueblo, Grand Junction and Broomfield for rallies on the anniversary of President Donald Trump's inauguration, supporting equality, immigrant rights, environmental protection and other causes. 

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Lindsey Vonn claims 79th career victory

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Lindsey Vonn amped up her Olympic preparations by winning a World Cup downhill by a large margin on Saturday.

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Avalanche win 9th straight, 3-1 over Rangers

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Nathan MacKinnon, Erik Johnson and Mikko Rantanen had a goal and an assist each, Jonathan Bernier made 27 saves and the streaking Colorado Avalanche beat the New York Rangers 3-1 on Saturday for their ninth straight win.

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Venue for Colorado Springs Women's Rally moved indoors

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Due to inclement weather expected in the forecast Sunday, the Colorado Springs Women's Rally is changing it's location. The event will be moved indoors to the All Souls Unitarian Universalist Church at 730 N Tejon St. Women are asked to join in locally in solidarity with national and international Women's Marches.

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Tide pod doughnuts?

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Kansas doughnut chain is using the latest social media stunt, the Tide Pod challenge, to promote a new kind of doughnut. The challenge involves people, mostly teenagers, eating the laundry capsules on video for others to see on social media. 

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Fatal crash overnight closes I-25 near PPIR

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Northbound I-25 is closed near Pikes Peak International Raceway after a three car accident at about 2:15 this morning. 

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Autopsy: Roy Halladay had amphetamine, morphine in system

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An autopsy report says retired star pitcher Roy Halladay had evidence of amphetamine, morphine and an insomnia drug in his system when he died in a small plane crash in Florida last year. 

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IOC says North Korea to have 22 athletes in 5 Olympic sports

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The IOC says 22 North Korean athletes will compete in the Pyeongchang Olympics next month and both Korean teams will march together in the opening ceremony.    IOC President Thomas Bach says the North Koreans will compete in five sports disciplines, including a unified women's hockey team.    The others are figure skating, short track speed skating, Alpine skiing and cross-country skiing.    The North Korean delegation will include 24 coaches and official... More>>

All Air Force Academy athletic events canceled due to shutdown

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The Air Force Academy has announced that due to the government shutdown in Washington, all AFA intercollegiate athletic events have been canceled until further notice. 

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Across the globe, rallies against Trump, sexual misconduct

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Across the globe, people are hitting the streets on the one-year anniversary of President Donald Trump's inauguration, marching against his policies and in support of the #MeToo movement against sexual assault and harassment.    A protest in New York was among more than 200 such actions planned for the weekend around the world. By mid-morning, people gathered in Chicago, Los Angeles, Denver and Raleigh, North Carolina. In Philadelphia, many marchers wore pink cat-ear hats as...

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Mountains yes, Ellis Island no: Some US parks open, some not

Dream lake at Rocky Mountain National Park during the summer of 2016. Dream lake at Rocky Mountain National Park during the summer of 2016.
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The snowy mountains and frozen lakes of Rocky Mountain National Park are still accessible to visitors, despite the federal government shutdown.    But across the country in New York, the nation's most famous monuments to immigration - the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island - were closed Saturday.    

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Government shutdown: What's closed, who's affected

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Thousands of federal employees began their weekends gripped with doubt, uncertain of when they'll be able to return to work and how long they'll have to go without being paid after a bitter political dispute in Washington triggered a government shutdown.    Many government operations will continue - U.S. troops will stay at their posts and mail will get delivered. But almost half the 2 million civilian federal workers will be barred from doing their jobs if the shutdown exte... More>>

Saturday Morning Weather: Nice Today, Snow and Wind Sunday

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Pleasant for Saturday, but snow and wind return along with colder temperatures on Sunday.

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Shots fired during large brawl between teens

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Just before 2 p.m. Friday afternoon, CSPD Officers from the Sand Creek Division responded to a call in the 2700 block of Janitell Road. They were responding to a report of shots fired during a large disturbance. Police said their investigation revealed the disturbance to be a fight between 10 to 20 teens, both male and female. 

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Man suspected of stealing mail in Teller and El Paso counties arrested

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Authorities arrested a man suspected of stealing packages and mail in El Paso and Teller County multiple times a week over the course of a year.

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Friday Evening Forecast: One more day, then the crash

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Depending on whether you are an optimist or pessimist, skies will be either partly sunny or mostly cloudy, and temps will be warm through Saturday.

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Victim identified in Colorado Springs stabbing

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The El Paso County Sheriff's Office has released the name of the man killed Wednesday morning. 

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Colorado Springs settles police discrimination lawsuit

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The city of Colorado Springs has reached reached a settlement with 12 Colorado Springs police officers in a discrimination lawsuit. 

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Pueblo Police arrest three women suspected of prostitution

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Police arrested three women from three separate Pueblo massage parlors suspected of prostitution Thursday. 

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Women's Marches scheduled for Colorado Springs and Pueblo this weekend

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Thousands of people in the Pikes Peak region will be walking in the Women's Marches this weekend. 

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Senate vote fails, government expected to shut down at midnight

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Enough senators have voted against a bill preventing government shutdown to block the measure.

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Sacred Heart edges Air Force 2-1

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Sacred Heart goalie Brett Magnus made 35 saves to lead the Pioneers to a 2-1 win over Air Force in an Atlantic Hockey Conference game Friday, Jan. 19, at the Cadet Ice Arena.

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Doherty leads COS Metro Wrestling Championships after day one

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The team race is very close this year, reflected by the totals after day one. Mesa Ridge has never won a team title in the 18 years of the COS Metro. Doherty has two past COS Metro titles, but the last was in 2004.

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Booker scores 30, Warren 25 as Suns beat Nuggets 108-100

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The extra night in Denver helped Phoenix to its first win against the Nuggets since Nov. 20, 2015.

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Regents approve agreement for UNLV use of Raiders stadium

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The joint-use deal is expected to be reviewed by the Las Vegas Stadium Authority on Feb. 15 when it plans to consider an overall stadium development agreement.

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Salaam's mother thinks Heisman up for auction was stolen

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SCP Auctions says Salaam sold his 1994 trophy in 2014 to a memorabilia dealer who re-sold it to Denver real estate investor Tyler Tysdal later that year.

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Western Michigan slides by CC in overtime, 3-2

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Western Michigan outshot the Tigers, 43-32, with Bergh leading CC with five shots, followed by Gooch with four.

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Goggia wins Cortina downhill as Vonn makes major mistake

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Overall World Cup leader Mikaela Shiffrin finished third, 0.84 behind, in her first attempt at the Cortina downhill.

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Family: Tom Petty died of an accidental overdose

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Tom Petty's family says his death last year was due to an accidental drug overdose.    His wife and daughter released the results of Petty's autopsy via a statement on his Facebook page Friday night. Dana and Adria Petty say they got the results from the coroner's office earlier in the day that the overdose was caused due to a variety of medications.

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Air Force Academy to honor medal of honor recipient 50 years after his death

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The U.S. Air Force Academy will honor Capt. Lance P. Sijan in a ceremony Monday. Sijan is the only graduate of the Air Force Academy to receive the Medal of Honor.

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Slowed by hip problems, Mancuso retiring after Cortina race

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Mancuso says in a statement, "Sadly, I haven't found the progression to compete with the best in the world again, but I'm proud to have fought until the very end. It is with a heavy heart that I say goodbye to ski racing, but I do so with a full heart."

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Darnold, Rosen, Jackson among 119 underclassmen in NFL draft

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The NFL released Friday the official list of college players who have requested early entry. Another 13 players who had eligibility remaining are eligible for the draft after notifying the NFL that they had completed requirements for a degree, including Wyoming quarterback Josh Allen.

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What to expect from a government shutdown

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In the event of a government shutdown, a surprisingly large number of federal employees will still go to work. For example, letter carriers will still deliver the mail and TSA agents will still be at the airport to screen passengers before boarding planes.

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Facebook to ask users what news sources they trust

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg during the keynote address at the F8 Facebook Developer Conference Tuesday, April 12, 2016, in San Francisco. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg during the keynote address at the F8 Facebook Developer Conference Tuesday, April 12, 2016, in San Francisco.
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Facebook is announcing a second major tweak to its algorithm, saying it will prioritize news based on survey results of trustworthiness. 

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Series of meetings planned for I-25 project

Interstate 25 narrows to 4 lanes between Monument and Castle Rock for a 17 mile "gap" that is often congested and a frequent site for serious crashes. Interstate 25 narrows to 4 lanes between Monument and Castle Rock for a 17 mile "gap" that is often congested and a frequent site for serious crashes.
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CDOT is planning to hold s series of meetings starting at the end of the month and stretching into February in El Paso County to discuss the widening project along I-25 from Castle Rock to Monument. 

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Senate reconvenes to debate government funding bill

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A divided Congress stared down a government shutdown Friday as Republicans and Democrats remain deadlocked on immigration.

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US gymnasts testify during sentencing for sports doctor convicted of sex assault

Dr. Larry Nassar appears in court for a plea hearing in Lansing, Mich., Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya) Dr. Larry Nassar appears in court for a plea hearing in Lansing, Mich., Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
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Olympic gold medalist Aly Raisman says a sports doctor who sexually assaulted her is "sick" and that she's incomprehensibly angry that he manipulated an "innocent child" to pleasure himself.

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Deputies searching for theft suspects

Enrique and Efrain Archuleta are wanted for theft in El Paso County. Enrique and Efrain Archuleta are wanted for theft in El Paso County.
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El Paso County sheriff's deputies are asking for help tracking down two theft suspects. 

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Bank robbery suspect arrested

Hakeem Jamahl Woodard is accused of robbing a Colorado Springs bank on December 30th. Hakeem Jamahl Woodard is accused of robbing a Colorado Springs bank on December 30th.
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A man suspected of robbing a Colorado Springs bank in December is now in jail.

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Sheriff releases report on mass shooting in Las Vegas

The Clark Co Sheriff's Office released photos of this inside of Stephen Paddock's Hotel room. The Clark Co Sheriff's Office released photos of this inside of Stephen Paddock's Hotel room.
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Investigators say they have still not determined why Las Vegas mass shooter Stephen Paddock opened fire from his high-rise hotel suite, killing 58 people and injuring hundreds.

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Friday Morning Weather; Near Record Highs today

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 High Pressure slowly eases off to our east, but before it does, it pumps in very mild air for 2 more days. In fact, today near record breaking...

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Delta wants to know if your dog can behave before it flies

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Delta Air Lines says for safety reasons it will require owners to provide more information before their animal can fly in the passenger cabin, including an assurance that it's trained to behave itself.    The airline says complaints about animals biting or peeing and pooping have nearly doubled since 2016.    

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Television crew busted with fake bomb

Port Authority released this photo of a fake bomb intercepted by officers at Newark Liberty International Airport. Port Authority released this photo of a fake bomb intercepted by officers at Newark Liberty International Airport.
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Several people are facing charges for trying to sneak a fake bomb through security at New Jersey's Newark Liberty International Airport. 

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Boy, 13, charged as adult in crossbow killing of 10-year-old

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Prosecutors in Oklahoma have charged a 13-year-old boy with first-degree murder in the crossbow killing of a 10-year-old friend.    The death happened last fall in the small town of Chandler, about 40 miles (65 kilometers) northeast of Oklahoma City. 

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Trump bends, but doesn't break, ways of Washington in year 1

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In his first year in office, President Donald Trump has frequently bent Washington to his will.    He's shattered long-standing norms that have governed the capital and plunged politics to a new level of corrosiveness. And he's wielding his executive power to start rolling back his predecessor's policies on the environment, education and America's role around the world.    

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Fountain Creek erosion forces relocation

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For some folks living in a mobile home park along Fountain Creek, moving day is coming.  Some residents' homes in the Riverside Mobile Home Park are sitting just a few feet away from Fountain Creek, and they may soon be in the creek. During the 2013 floods, the banks were washed out so bad that the property is eroding, and experts say those living there will soon be in danger. 

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Several Women's Marches held this weekend

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There will be women's marches in three cities along the Front Range this weekend. 

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'Massive crash' on I-25 causes closures near Castle Rock

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Around 8:30 Friday morning, a "massive crash" on northbound I-25 caused closures near Happy Canyon. CSP Castle Rock reported that the crash involved six vehicles, one of which was a semi truck. 

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New HHS division to oversee, protect religious and moral objections to medical procedures

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A new civil rights division in the Health and Human Services Department will up enforcement on protection for health-care workers--who refuse services or procedures,  for religious and moral reasons.

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National Western Stock Show approaching final weekend

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The National Western Stock Show is in full swing in Denver. It's one of the world's largest stock shows, and it's not too late to take the family. The show is approaching it's final weekend in Denver, ending this Sunday, Jan. 21.

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Police searching for 3 suspects after shots fired overnight

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Around 2 a.m. Thursday night, Colorado Springs Police Officers were called to a business in the 3300 block of N. Academy Blvd. on a report of shots fired in the parking lot. They said the ensuing investigation revealed that three male suspects were contacted by a security guard as they argued with several other individuals.  

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Your Healthy Family: Deep core muscle strength can ease back pain

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Back pain is a common complaint among both elite and recreational runners, but the true cause of it remains a mystery. So researchers at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center used motion capture technology to observe how a runner’s muscles work while they’re in motion.  “We measured the dimensions of runners’ bodies and how they moved to create a computer model that’s specific to that person. 

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Overnight armed robbery in northeast Colorado Springs

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Thursday night, Colorado Springs Police responded to an armed robbery call in the 2500 block of Blazek Loop. Police said that the victim reported being robbed at gunpoint while sitting in her parked car. The thieves made off with the victim's wallet, car keys, and credit cards. 

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Developer built homes in danger of flooding; Town leaders "unsure" what happened

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News 5 Investigates has learned several newly built townhouses in Monument are in danger of flooding after the developer dissolved his business before the work was complete.  A retaining wall was supposed to be built to control water flow and erosion, but no one from the Town of Monument enforced the site development plan it approved.  

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Buffs best Washington State 82-73

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The Buffaloes (12-7, 4-3 Pac-12) have won four of five conference games after dropping two in Oregon to start the season. Colorado has wins over Arizona and Arizona State, as well as Saturday's win at UCLA.
  

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In-depth: Colorado programs that protect home-schooled students

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Police say they found some children shackled to their beds, malnourished, had cognitive impairment and lacked basic knowledge of life in Perris, California over the weekend. A 17-year-old was able to escape the home and call police who later rescued her 12 siblings, between the ages of 2 and 29, from their home.

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New year, new permit for rock climbers

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Building in popularity by the day, rock climbing is taking over the sports scene in Colorado Springs.

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Prison set to reopen in Walsenburg

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A private prison that has been closed since 2010 is set to reopen and house up to 250 low-risk prisons from the Colorado Department of Corrections.

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Pueblo County agencies pay for Narcan in annual budgets

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First responders in Pueblo County treated patients with the overdose drug Narcan nearly once a day in 2017.

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Avalanche win 8th straight, 5-3 over Sharks

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Nathan MacKinnon scored twice during a 58-second span in the first period, Matt Nieto added a late insurance goal and the Colorado Avalanche ran their winning streak to eight straight by holding off the San Jose Sharks 5-3 on Thursday night.

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Deputies bust inmates smuggling drug into jail

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Deputies in Crowley County broke up a jail smuggling scheme involving inmates.  

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House passes funding bill, Senate adjourns without voting

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The House has passed a temporary government-wide funding bill that would avert a government shutdown this weekend. 

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Bitcoin value plummets, Dow up: financial planner and investor react

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It's been a roller coaster ride for Bitcoin and the Dow this week: the Dow hitting new record highs and Bitcoin taking a nose dive from its all-time high.  Colorado Springs Certified Financial Planner Craig Carnick's advice is to recognize Bitcoin as a speculation tool, not an investment tool.  For Bitcoin investors like Elizabeth Hautman, the price drop has left her feeling optimistic and she's looking at it as a new opportunity.  Hautman said, "It's not fun. N...

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$40 parking fee blamed for drop in revenue for Barr Trail maintenance

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The popularity of the Manitou Incline and the Barr Trail has only increased, but revenue generated from a parking lot near the base of the trail has decreased. 

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Government shutdown would hurt Springs economy

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The Pikes Peak region has around $27 billion per year in economic activity and about $12 billion of that can be traced to the military and defense-related industries.

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USA Gymnastics ends agreement to train at Karolyi Ranch

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The ranch is the home of former national team coordinator Martha Karolyi and her husband, Bela. USA Gymnastics initially agreed to buy the training facility in August 2016 then backed out of the agreement following an investigation into sexual abuse by former national team doctor Larry Nassar.

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How much are you paying at the DMV in El Paso County and why?

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If you're not a Colorado native, or even if you are, you need to know how much it costs to register your car and where that money goes. 

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Monarch Mountain offering free lift tickets in exchange for donations

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Monarch Mountain is offering free skiing for anyone who donates a canned good or provides a cash donation to benefit local charities. 

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What is Bitcoin? We explain

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The price of a single bitcoin has fallen more than $6,000, after being valued briefly at more than $18,000 in December last year. 

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Reward for information offered in teen homicide

Maggie Long's body was found inside a burned home in Park County. Maggie Long's body was found inside a burned home in Park County.
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A reward for information is now being offered in a homicide investigation in the town of Bailey. 

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Oklahoma's Mayfield takes Manning Award as nation's top QB

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Mayfield also won the Heisman Trophy this season and led the Sooners to a Big 12 championship, as well as a semifinal berth in the College Football Playoff.

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New Trump office would protect conscience rights of doctors

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Reinforcing its strong connection with social conservatives, the Trump administration announced Thursday a new federal office to protect medical providers refusing to participate in abortion, assisted suicide or other procedures on moral or religious grounds.

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Suspect wanted in robbery of at-risk adult

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Colorado Springs Police are looking for Jawaan Hagins as a suspect in a robbery from an at-risk adult. 

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Police investigating overnight armed robbery at convenience store

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Colorado Springs Police say they're searching for a man who robbed a convenience store near the MLK Bypass and Circle Drive early Thursday morning.

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Robbery suspect arrested after crash

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Colorado Springs Police were able to arrest an armed robbery suspect on Wednesday night, causing a crash on Academy Blvd. 

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Governor orders flags lowered for fallen soldier

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Flags across Colorado will be at half-staff statewide on all public buildings on Monday, Jan. 22 in honor of Sergeant First Class Mihail Golin. 

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Colorado Springs residents asked how to draw visitors

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The city of Colorado Springs is working to develop a comprehensive plan to draw more visitors and attention to the city. 

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El Paso County child dies from flu

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Today, Jan. 18, the State of Colorado announced the first (and only) pediatric flu death this season. El Paso County Health has confirmed that the child lived in El Paso County. The Department of Public Health would not yet release information regarding the age of the child or where they lived, only that the child was not vaccinated. 

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5th grader mistakenly gave pot candy in school

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Officials at an Albuquerque charter school say a fifth-grader mistook her parents' medicinal marijuana for candy and passed it out to other students.    KRQE-TV in Albuquerque, New Mexico, reports the Albuquerque School of Excellence student handed out the pot edibles last week before teachers noticed her acting strangely.    

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Governors to Trump, Congress: Do more to solve opioid crisis

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Governors of both parties are calling on Congress and President Donald Trump's administration to provide more federal money and improve coordination to deal with America's deadly opioid crisis.    The National Governors Association released a list of recommendations for action on Thursday.    

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Shutdown fears grow

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Frustration is setting in on Capitol Hill as lawmakers continue to negotiate a new spending bill and avoid a government shutdown. The budget is being held up up by differences over DACA, the Obama-era program protecting undocumented immigrants brought here as children. 

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Trump protecting medical providers who oppose abortion

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Moving to solidify its standing with social conservatives, the Trump administration is creating an office to protect the religious rights of medical providers, including those who oppose abortion.    The announcement Thursday by the Department of Health and Human Services drew immediate criticism from Democrats who said it could undermine the rights of women, gays and transgender people.   

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Your Healthy Family: Stroke recovery reveals serious sleep disorder

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With UCHealth Memorial Central in Colorado Springs now designated as a comprehensive stroke center, it’s important to educate the southern Colorado community to recognize the signs of a stroke and react to them as proactively as most people do when they have chest pains.

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Two accused of multiple robberies arrested overnight

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New overnight, two people accused of multiple robberies across Colorado Springs are in custody this morning. Police said that around 7 p.m. Wednesday night, a male suspect entered a business in the 3300 block of E. Fountain Blvd, pulled a hand gun and demanded cash. He then left the area with an undetermined amount of cash. Around 10 p.m., the suspect's vehicle was spotted and officers attempted to make a traffic stop. 

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Judge hears from Olympic gymnasts who were abused by doctor

Dr. Larry Nassar appears in court for a plea hearing in Lansing, Mich., Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya) Dr. Larry Nassar appears in court for a plea hearing in Lansing, Mich., Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
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A Michigan judge has heard from two Olympic gymnasts during a third day of gripping statements from young women who were sexually abused by a sports doctor.    A prosecutor read a statement from McKayla Maroney, who won gold and silver medals at the 2012 Olympics. She says Larry Nassar "left scars on (her) psyche that may never go away."   

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US marshal shot, killed while serving warrant

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The mayor of Harrisburg says a U.S. marshal is dead after being shot while serving an arrest warrant in Pennsylvania's capital city.    Mayor Eric Papenfuse says two other officers were wounded in the Thursday morning shooting, including one from Harrisburg.   

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Denver makes short list for Amazon's 2nd headquarters

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Amazon is narrowing the list of cities under consideration for its second headquarters to 20, with Denver still in the hunt.

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Helicopter with 6 aboard crashes in northern New Mexico

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Authorities say a helicopter has crashed in rural northern New Mexico near the state line with Colorado.    The Federal Aviation Administration says the helicopter was carrying six people when it crashed Wednesday evening in mountains about 15 miles east of the small city of Raton, 

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Want to learn to ski? Do it indoors!

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With the Winter Olympics right around the corner, you too can learn how to take on the slopes like a pro; and you can do it without even leaving Colorado Springs. Ski Maxx is an indoor facility where you can learn to ski and snowboard inside. Ski Maxx's facility features a machine that allows you to learn the ins and outs of the slopes, while giving you the most realistic feeling of being on the mountain. For experienced boarders, the machine can help you stay fit year round. One ho...

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Trump pushes back against aide over border wall

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President Donald Trump is pushing back against his own chief of staff over the border wall with Mexico.    Trump tweets that "The Wall is the Wall, it has never changed or evolved from the first day I conceived of it."    Some Democrats who met with Trump aide John Kelly on Wednesday say Kelly told them there are parts of the border where a wall isn't needed and that Trump didn't know that when making campaign promises.    

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Lawsuit against former El Paso County Sheriff dismissed

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A federal lawsuit against former El Paso County Sheriff Terry Maketa and former Undersheriff Paula Presley will now not move forward. The 10th Circuit Court of Appeals dismissed the lawsuit filed by five deputies who claim they were retaliated against for speaking out about wrong-doings by the Sheriff. 

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Haitians face hurdles after protected status renewal delays

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Haitian community leaders say thousands of Haitian immigrants living in the U.S. legally will face employment and travel hurdles because President Donald Trump's administration has delayed the process of re-registering those with temporary protected status.    

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Clippers hang on to beat Nuggets 109-104 for 6th win in row

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The Nuggets ran off 11 straight points for a 79-69 lead in the third only to blow all of it. The Clippers answered with their own 11-0 spurt, including consecutive 3-pointers by Tyrone Wallace and Harrell, to lead 80-79. Emmanuel Mudiay's basket sent Denver into the fourth leading 81-80.

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Woman arrested in connection to fatal stabbing in El Paso County

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The El Paso County Sheriff's Office said deputies arrested a woman suspected of stabbing a man to death in the 1600 block of Hampton South, near B Street south of Colorado Springs.

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Rockies Caravan hits Southern Colorado

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They paid a visit to some of the patients at Memorial Hospital in Colorado Springs before ending their day with an autograph session at their Dugout Store in the University Village shopping center off Nevada. 

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Sen. Gardner co-sponsored bill could save wildland firefighters' lives

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The Wildfire Management Technology Advancement Act of 2017 aims to give crews access to state-of-the-art technology, including GPS trackers and unmanned aircraft systems.

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Tri-Lakes Monument firefighters get voter-approved $10,000 pay raise

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Firefighters in the Tri-Lakes Monument Fire Protection District (TLMFPD) will enjoy a roughly $10,000 pay raise in 2018 thanks to Monument-area voters who, by a 61 percent to 39 percent margin, approved a significant property tax hike to fund improvements to the department.

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Lyons scores 22 as Air Force rallies past Colorado St. 76-71

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The Falcons made 12 3-pointers in the game, Lyons was 4 of 4 from distance. Van scored 15 points, Scottie 14.

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Cyclist in critical condition from crash

Police investigating a vehicle vs. cyclist crash in Colorado Springs on Jan. 17, 2018. Police investigating a vehicle vs. cyclist crash in Colorado Springs on Jan. 17, 2018.
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Colorado Springs Police said a cyclist is in critical condition after they were hit by a car near the intersection of Highway 115 and Star Ranch Road Wednesday afternoon.

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Georgia Sheriff's office goes on Facebook rant warning people to stay off roads

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Snow in the south is rare event that often induces some panic, some accidents on the road, and in this case, social media gold.

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Developers address parking questions surrounding Antlers Park stadium proposal

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He says there's over 8,000 parking spots downtown, including a parking garage that can hold 1,500 cars.

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Emergency rescue training for elephants at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

Staff at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo conduct elephant rescue training Staff at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo conduct elephant rescue training
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On Wednesday, staff at the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo were preparing for the worst case scenario: helping a fallen elephant get back on its feet.  Crews were practicing with two-ton sand bags and hoisting them up with a specialized crane system.

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The support teams behind Olympic athletes

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Many Colorado Springs residents will be making South Korea a temporary home and workplace before during and after the Winter Olympic in PyeongChang. Olympic City USA is home to many U.S National Governing Bodies (NGB) for Olympic sports. U.S. Figure Skating calls Colorado Springs home.

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Plastic bag tax to fund affordable housing proposed in legislature

A proposed bill in the legislature would add 25 cents for using plastic bags at the grocery store A proposed bill in the legislature would add 25 cents for using plastic bags at the grocery store
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A bill in the legislature right now is proposing a 25 cent bag fee for shoppers using plastic bags.  

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Gas bills could drop for Colorado Springs Utilities customers

Rate reduction could be coming for Colorado Springs Utilities customers Rate reduction could be coming for Colorado Springs Utilities customers
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It's good news for utility customers in Colorado Springs: gas bills could be going down starting next month. That's if the city council approves it next week.  If approved, the reduction would go into affect on February 1 and continue through May. 

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DOC picks Huerfano Correctional Facility to help with inmate increases

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The Department of Corrections has selected Huerfano Correctional Facility as a short-term bridge for leasing 250 additional prison beds. This is pending approval of funding by the General Assembly, but the state is anticipating an increase in over all state inmate population and beds are essential to safely address growing capacity concerns, according to the Department of Corrections.

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Police search for suspects in alleged robbery of food delivery employee

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Colorado Springs Police Officers from the Sand Creek Division were dispatched to the 1800 block of Monterey Rd on a reported robbery with a weapon. Police said the investigation revealed a food delivery employee arrived in that area and was instantly confronted by two men, one of which had a small gun.

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Colorado Springs fire stations urge police officers to use stations as safe havens

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A fire station may be the last place you would expect to see a few police cars parked, but those in the fire service say the door is always open to local law enforcement around Colorado Springs.

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Quarterback's death permeates NCAA convention discussions

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The 21-year-old Hilinski was found in his Pullman, Washington, apartment on Tuesday after he didn't show up for practice, dead from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound. Police also found a rifle and a suicide note.

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Man sentenced to 4 years in prison for local Ponzi scheme

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A man has been sentenced to four years in prison for theft after an investigation began into a Ponzi scheme where victims were defrauded over $450,000. Detectives with the Financial Crimes Unit began an investigation into 35-year old Benjamin Rose in May 2017. 

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Multiple agencies raid three illegal marijuana grows in Falcon

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The El Paso County Sheriff's Office along with Metro Vice, Narcotics and Intelligence raided three illegal marijuana grows in the Falcon area Wednesday. According to sheriff deputies, 175 plants, five pounds of processed marijuana, two firearms, one of which was stolen, and $5,000 was recovered during the raid.

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Third woman says she filed misconduct claim against lawmaker

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A third woman says she has filed a formal sexual harassment complaint against a Colorado state lawmaker. Ex-legislative aide Cassie Tanner alleges Democratic Rep. Steve Lebsock unbuttoned her blouse at a bar in 2015. 

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Pikes Peak United Way offers free tax preparation

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The Pikes Peak United Way is providing free tax preparation for local families. The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) is offered to help families begin a road to financial stability. This IRS program provides free tax prep for low to moderate income families in order to help them receive the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC). 

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Hundreds of flights canceled across the South and Northeast

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If you plan on traveling Thursday, a winter storm on Wednesday may have changed your travel plans. More than 700 flights into, out of or within the U.S. were cancelled. Another 500 were delayed.

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Man arrested for stalking, thousands of rounds of ammo recovered

Jeffrey Lawn arrested in Teller County on stalking charges. Jeffrey Lawn arrested in Teller County on stalking charges.
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Authorities seized multiple firearms and a large amount of ammunition following the arrest of a man accused of threatening former co-workers at a hospital in Avon. 

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Storm Safe visits Rocky Mountain Classical Academy

Storm Safe visits Rocky Mountain Classical Academy Storm Safe visits Rocky Mountain Classical Academy
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On Wednesday, First Alert 5 Meteorologist Jessica Van Meter visited students at Rocky Mountain Classical Academy to talk about the different types of severe weather southern Colorado deals with and ways to stay safe in storms. 

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Pueblo Fire Ice Rescue pulls 1-year old dog from Arkansas River

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Pueblo Fire Department The Pueblo Fire Department Ice Rescue team pulled a 1-year old German Shepard from the Arkansas River Wednesday. The Fire Department posted the video on their Facebook page of the rescue.

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Dakota Access protester reaches deal with prosecutors in Denver

A Dakota Access pipeline protester defies law enforcement officers who are trying to force them from a camp on private land in the path of pipeline construction, Thursday, Oct. 27, 2016 near Cannon Ball, N.D. Soldiers and law enforcement officers dressed A Dakota Access pipeline protester defies law enforcement officers who are trying to force them from a camp on private land in the path of pipeline construction, Thursday, Oct. 27, 2016 near Cannon Ball, N.D. Soldiers and law enforcement officers dressed
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Attorneys for a Denver woman accused of shooting at law officers during protests in North Dakota against the Dakota Access oil pipeline say they've reached a deal with prosecutors to avoid trial.

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VA Hospital in Aurora sets a date for opening

As seen through the pattern of a cyclone fence, a sign stands at the construction site of the Veterans Affairs hospital Thursday, April 2, 2015, in Aurora, Colo. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski) As seen through the pattern of a cyclone fence, a sign stands at the construction site of the Veterans Affairs hospital Thursday, April 2, 2015, in Aurora, Colo. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
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The problem plagued VA hospital in Aurora has set an opening date. The U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs confirms the medical facility will open on August 11, 2018.

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Dreamer On Patrol

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Leaders in Washington are still deciding the future of a program that allows young, undocumented immigrants to stay in the United States. Meanwhile, recipients of DACA, wait for an uncertain future. 

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Washington State QB Tyler Hilinski dies in apparent suicide

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PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) - Washington State quarterback Tyler Hilinski has died from an apparently self-inflicted gunshot wound, according to police in Pullman, Washington.   

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Deputy clinging to life after "ambush"

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A South Carolina sheriff's deputy remained in critical condition Wednesday after he was shot during a gun battle with a suspect early Tuesday morning. York County Sheriff's Office Detective Mike Doty was one of four officers shot while searching for suspect Christian Thomas McCall. 

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Pueblo Police take man into custody after barricading himself in home

Pueblo SWAT sets up at a home on Orman Avenue for a shots fired called. (Facebook: Jayne Jackson) Pueblo SWAT sets up at a home on Orman Avenue for a shots fired called. (Facebook: Jayne Jackson)
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Pueblo Police officers took a man who was barricaded inside a home into custody, following reports of shots fired Wednesday. 

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5 dead in helicopter crash near Raton, New Mexico

Helicopter crash scene near Raton, New Mexico. (KOB) Helicopter crash scene near Raton, New Mexico. (KOB)
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Authorities in the New Mexico confirm 5 people were killed in a helicopter crash not far from the municipal airport in Raton, New Mexico as a group headed to a ranch in Folsom.

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  • Geysers yes, Ellis Island no: Some US parks open, some not

    Geysers yes, Ellis Island no: Some US parks open, some not

    Saturday, January 20 2018 12:16 PM EST2018-01-20 17:16:39 GMT
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    The snowy mountains and frozen lakes of Rocky Mountain National Park are still accessible to visitors, despite the federal government shutdown.
    The snowy mountains and frozen lakes of Rocky Mountain National Park are still accessible to visitors, despite the federal government shutdown.
  • US marches for women's rights slam Trump, encourage voting

    US marches for women's rights slam Trump, encourage voting

    Saturday, January 20 2018 11:57 AM EST2018-01-20 16:57:26 GMT
    Saturday, January 20 2018 7:59 PM EST2018-01-21 00:59:10 GMT
    Organizers of a New York City rally and march for women's rights say tens of thousands of people were ready to hit the streets on the one-year anniversary of President Donald Trump's inauguration.
    Organizers of a New York City rally and march for women's rights say tens of thousands of people were ready to hit the streets on the one-year anniversary of President Donald Trump's inauguration.
  • Congressman denies misconduct claim; ethics probe may follow

    Congressman denies misconduct claim; ethics probe may follow

    Saturday, January 20 2018 5:26 PM EST2018-01-20 22:26:27 GMT
    Saturday, January 20 2018 7:58 PM EST2018-01-21 00:58:53 GMT
    U.S. Rep. Patrick Meehan used taxpayer money to settle a complaint that the New York Times reports stemmed from his hostility toward a former aide after she rejected his romantic overtures.
    U.S. Rep. Patrick Meehan used taxpayer money to settle a complaint that the New York Times reports stemmed from his hostility toward a former aide after she rejected his romantic overtures.
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