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    Two teens dead in suspected DUI crash near Colorado Springs

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Two high school students were killed early Monday morning in an apparent DUI crash in El Paso County. The crash occurred about 1:15 a.m. Monday at the intersection of Hodgen Road and Roller Coaster Road, police said. The Colorado State Patrol reported that a 2009 Cooper Mini convertible was speeding eastbound on East Baptist Assembly Road when the driver ran a stop sign at Roller Coaster Road. The car went airborne, lost control and spun off the north side of […]

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    Man accidentally shoots himself during Colorado Springs traffic stop

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — A man accidentally shot himself while fumbling with a gun during a police traffic stop, Colorado Springs police said. Police had pulled over a black Honda early Sunday near the intersection of 29th Street and West Platte Avenue when officers say they heard a single shot, according to the Gazette. “Officer Csikesz observed the driver’s side door open and heard a pop that sounded like a gunshot,” police said in a news release. “The male driver then fell […]

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    Colorado Springs police shoot pit bull that allegedly charged them

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Colorado Springs police opened fire on a pit bull Sunday after the dog moved toward officers “aggressively and quickly,” police said. The incident began about 12:30 p.m. at a home in the 800 block of East Cimarron Street, police said. Police responded to the home on a report of “a possible disturbance,” the Colorado Springs Police Department reported. As officers approached the home’s back door, the pit bull allegedly ran toward them in such a manner […]

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    A Taste of Colorado names 2014 winning restaurants

    DENVER — A Taste of Colorado announced its 2014 winners this weekend, a diverse group of restaurants ranging from cupcake bakeries to Indian eateries. The 31st annual A Taste of Colorado continues through Monday in Denver’s Civic Center Park. The following restaurants are the 2014 Best of Taste winners: Best Menu/Taste 1. Little India 2. Tocabe 3. Tie- Mountain Diner & Rocks Grill Best Value 1. Rodizio Grill 2. Tocabe 3. Little India Most Unique 1. Rocks Grill 2. Little […]

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    WATCH: 1,000 Lakewood High students take the ALS ice bucket challenge

    LAKEWOOD, Colo. — Leave it to Lakewood High School to take advantage of an internet trend in the most awesome way possible. The school, which last year won a private concert from Katy Perry with their viral video version of her song “Roar,” rounded up 1,000 students and faculty to take the ALS ice bucket challenge this week. The school raised some $2,400 for the cause, said film teacher Adam Ronscavage. In the video, the school challenges Chatfield, Bear Creek and Pomona […]

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    Second suspect arrested in Longmont stabbing

    LONGMONT, Colo. — A pair of suspects were in custody Saturday evening after a serious stabbing in Longmont, police said. The attack happened in the 1300 block of Sumner Street about 10:30 p.m. Friday, the Longmont Police Department said. The incident left a 34-year-old man with life-threatening injuries. The confrontation reportedly stemmed from an argument inside an apartment, LPD said. After the argument, the victim allegedly found the two suspects vandalizing his vehicle. When he tried to stop them, he was allegedly […]

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    Ursine alert: Bear sighting sparks law enforcement response in Erie

    ERIE, Colo. — A bear spotting in Old Town Erie had local law enforcement on ursine alert Saturday. The bear was sighted about 1 a.m. at a Conoco gas station near County Line and Jasper roads, the Erie Police Department said. Law enforcement and wildlife officials were patrolling the area. Residents were asked to avoid the bear if they see it, and to call police at 303-441-4444.

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    Man nearly loses everything when woman makes up story of kidnap, rape

    GREELEY, Colo. — A Weld County woman was convicted of three felonies Thursday for falsely accusing a young man of kidnapping and raping her. Katherine Elizabeth Bennett, 21, claimed a male acquaintance, Dustin Toth, took her from a Safeway store parking lot in Windsor on Nov. 24, 2013, and subsequently raped her. But her story, which changed several times, was later proven false, prosecutors said. “It was very consensual …  we went downstairs to watch movies and later became inimate,” Toth […]

  • Windsor woman pushes to carry gun in library

    WINDSOR, Colo. — A Windsor woman claims a library’s policy prohibiting concealed firearms violates state law.  

  • Castle Rock voters narrowly expand open carry rights; group claims election void

    CASTLE ROCK, Colo. — Castle Rock voters appeared Thursday to have taken away the town manager’s power to restrict the open carry of firearms in municipal buildings and parks. Referendum A, which asked whether the town manager should lose the authority to ban the open carrying of firearms in public buildings and parks, narrowly passed 50.8 percent to 49.2 percent (4,737 to 4,586). Another referendum asking whether any future laws regulating firearms should be put to a public vote rather than a vote by […]