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4 years 8 months ago

Homeless camp cleanups underway

With the No-Camping Ordinance in full effect, the faces of the creek beds around Colorado Springs are beginning to change. Earlier this week we showed you an abandoned campsite near America the Beautiful Park. Where syringes once laid, now geese now scamper around for the first time in a long...

4 years 10 months ago

Homeless camp clean up

Volunteers with Keep Colorado Springs Beautiful are cleaning the homeless camps along Fountain Creek. Conditions in the camps have grown increasingly squalid lately drawing criticism from the community and city council. The problem, says Colorado Springs Police Officer Brett Iverson, is misguided generosity by the community. An overwhelming amount...

5 years 1 month ago

From confrontation to cooperation

Colorado Springs is seeing change in handling homelessness. A homeless man, known to friends as "Tools" says, "They use to give tickets for trespassing and all this other stuff and it's a big change. It's a change for the homeless and I'm happy about it." Patrolman Dan McCormack...

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