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2 years 3 months ago

Sex offenders slipping through the cracks

Sex offenders are manipulating their identities to slip through the cracks of law enforcement; a new study funded by the United States Justice Department shows about 16 percent of them are living secretly among us. It's also a problem here in Colorado Springs. About 1,100 registered sex offenders are...

4 years 1 month ago

National Guard busy in Pueblo Tuesday

You may see a National Guard helicopter flying over Pueblo today. No worries. It's not responding to a natural disaster or terrorist incident. Rather, its helping kids say no to drugs. Pueblo is gearing up for Red Ribbon Week, when schools and communities join together to promote healthy, drug-free...

4 years 3 months ago

Girl dies in playground accident

TULSA, Okla. (AP) - Some schools are pulling equipment off the playground as authorities try to determine why a 9-year-old Oklahoma girl died after falling off a teeter-totter-like structure. Fourth-grader Alyssa Avila of Wyandotte died last week after falling from the device called an X-Wave, then hitting her head....

4 years 6 months ago

A playground for every child

There's a new place to play for every child in Colorado Springs. The city's first universally accessible playground will officially be open to public use Saturday. The playground is located in the Southwest Corner of Memorial Park along Prospect Lake Drive. The Swing High Project was responsible for...

4 years 8 months ago

Playground will be accessible to all

Colorado Springs is building its first "universally accessible" playground in Memorial Park. The new playground will offer children of all abilities the opportunity to play side-by-side. Completion is expected in May. The playground was made possible by a partnership between the City Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services Department's TOPS...

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