Is the Department of Corrections doing enough to combat criminal activity violence both inside and outside the prison system?
That's the question many are asking following Evan Ebel's early release. He's the prime suspect in the shooting death of DOC Director Tom Clements and a member of the white... more »
Evan Spencer Ebel, the prime suspect in the shooting death of Department of Corrections Executive Director Tom Clements and Golden pizza delivery man Nathan Leon may have been released from prison early due to a record keeping error.
Ebel was sentenced to 3 years in 2005 for breaking into... more »
While investigators with the El Paso County Sheriff's Office make their way to Texas, News 5 is learning new details about Even Spencer Ebel, 28, and his possible involvement in the death of Tom Clements.
Ebel's criminal past contains numerous felony charges from criminal impersonation to aggravated robbery.
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COLORADO SPRINGS - His colleagues called him a visionary leader. Slain Department of Corrections Director Tom Clements introduced a number of reforms during his two years in charge of the state prison system.
Clements presided over an era of declining inmate populations and championed ideas to keep the population... more »
More than 24 hours into the investigation and detectives with the El Paso County Sheriff's Office have not identified a suspect in the shooting death of Colorado Department of Corrections Executive Director Tom Clements
While detectives continue their search for a gunman, friends and colleagues are left mourning.
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Schools in Fremont County RE-2 in Florence as well as Canon City RE-1 schools are on "secured status" because of a reported suicidal party.
Canon Schools include Canon City HS, Canon City Middle School, Washington Elementary, Skyline Elementary, and Garden Park High School.
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A neighbor who overheard the argument just before an elderly man was stabbed in the chest at a Colorado Springs apartment building Tuesday morning says the victim had confronted his attacker for allegedly abusing a pit bull puppy.
Levi Dixon lives in the same building as both the victim... more »
DENVER (AP) - Authorities are investigating the death of a 31-year-old inmate in the Larimer County Jail. The Larimer County Sheriff's Department says the prisoner was found unresponsive in a restroom Wednesday afternoon after saying he felt ill while working in the jail kitchen. The Denver Post reports that he... more »
Dr. Ned Calonge is leaving his post as Colorado's chief medical officer after eight years to head one of the state's largest foundations.
Calonge plans to take over as president of the Colorado Trust, a $360 million endowment that awarded nearly $22 million in grants last year to improve... more »