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An estimated 60,000 acres have burned from the 117 Fire in El Paso County. (KOAA) An estimated 60,000 acres have burned from the 117 Fire in El Paso County. (KOAA)

117 Fire 60 percent contained, crews face high winds again today

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The latest reports on the 117 Fire said the blaze is now 25 percent contained. The fire started early Tuesday afternoon along the east side of I-25 in the Hanover area. 

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Cripple Creek City Council approves project of special merit for new Bronco Billy's renovation

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The Cripple Creek City Council voted 4-0 Wednesday night to approve a project of special merit designation needed to build a new six-story hotel and parking garage for the Bronco Billy's casino.

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Victims of Barnett Fire say 'we'll rise again'

Steve Little stands in front of what used to be his mobile home on Barnett Road Steve Little stands in front of what used to be his mobile home on Barnett Road
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As of Wednesday night there was still no official cause for the fire that burned almost 20 acres near Pueblo Memorial Airport and destroyed five homes.  

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Badger Hole Fire burning between Colorado and Kansas border

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A fire burning in Eastern Baca County over the Western Kansas border is nearly 50,000 acres as of Wednesday afternoon. Fire officials updated the fire has burned 33,384 acres in Colorado and 15,026 in Kansas as of 4:00 p.m. The fire is believed to now be 85 percent contained. 

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Weather Alert Day: High Fire Danger Today, Rain and Snow Friday - Saturday

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Strong winds return this afternoon prompting a return of Red Flag Warnings with Winter Storm Watches in place across the higher elevations for rain and snow coming Friday through Saturday...

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Storm Safe visits Parkview Elementary in Lamar

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First Alert 5 Meteorologist Jessica Van Meter recently visited students at Parkview Elementary School in Lamar to talk about the different types of severe weather southern Colorado deals with and ways to stay safe in storms. 

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Man found dead along Fountain Creek identified

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Colorado Springs Police have released the name of a man found dead earlier this month along Fountain Creek. 

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Pueblo man arrested after critically wounding woman

Brett Nelson is charged with attempted first degree murder in Pueblo. Brett Nelson is charged with attempted first degree murder in Pueblo.
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A Pueblo man is facing attempted murder charges after shooting a woman in a home Wednesday. 

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Colorado Springs Police induct youngest officer and join his fight against cancer

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Meet Joshua Salmoiraghi, a four-year-old who has just become Colorado's smallest police officer. 

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Predators beat Avalanche 3-2 in Game 4

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Cruising along and up 3-0, the Vezina Trophy finalist allowed Gabriel Landeskog's 5-on-3 power-play goal in the third and another on Alexander Kerfoot's tap-in off a rebound.

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Switchbacks Fall To Sacramento In The USL Game Of The Week

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The Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC fell 1-2 to Sacramento after two second-half goals. Coming off a 4-0 win against Reno 1868 FC over the weekend, the Switchbacks headed to Sacramento looking to keep the momentum going. AJ Ajeakwa had the early chance in the 8th minute when he got behind the Sacramento back line but Cohen did well to deny him. Just a couple minutes later was Sacramento's best chance of the half where they created a couple yards of space in the box to get the shot of... More>>

Wednesday Evening Weather; Red Flag Warning may be needed Thursday

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Weather-wise, skies will be clear tonight, winds light, and temps chilly (25-30), as a Fair Weather Maker drifts across...and then away Thursday afternoon and evening. At that point, clouds will begin to increase...and first showers...

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Walmart to replace 60 stolen bikes from Christmas Unlimited

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Christmas Unlimited, a local charity, reported someone broke into their storage unit and stole 60 girls and boys bikes. The bikes were from a donation made this past December, and had been placed in the unit until this coming Christmas. The charity received several phone calls and emails from people in the community asking how they can help. 

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Over $175,000 worth of drugs seized in Rocky Ford

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Deputies from the Otero County and Pueblo County Sheriff's Office, along with the Pueblo Regional Bomb Team conducted a drug operation in the Rocky Ford area. Deputies said this was part of an ongoing investigation with links to some surrounding counties as well. 

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Hanover residents look over damage, help each other in aftermath of 117 Fire

Cora Simpich visits with deputies from the El Paso County Sheriff's Office at a food distribution center at the Hanover Community Church Cora Simpich visits with deputies from the El Paso County Sheriff's Office at a food distribution center at the Hanover Community Church
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Many of the roughly 1,000 people evacuated Tuesday by the massive 117 Fire burning on the eastern plains of El Paso County were able to get a look at the damage Wednesday. The evacuations have not yet been lifted, but Sheriff Bill Elder said there are just too many access points for his properly control the flow of people coming and going. 

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Police arrest three suspects involved in burglary and assault

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Police made three arrests in a Burglary and Assault where two juveniles were injured in early April. Officers responded to the 2800 block of Wyatt Street where two young juveniles were assaulted. According to CSPD, Multiple suspects entered the home, one of which was armed with a handgun.

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Barnett Fire east of Pueblo is 100 percent contained

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A fire burning east of Pueblo has forced the evacuation of 23 homes.  

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117 Fire now 25 percent contained, 23 homes destroyed

An estimated 60,000 acres have burned from the 117 Fire in El Paso County. (KOAA) An estimated 60,000 acres have burned from the 117 Fire in El Paso County. (KOAA)
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Wednesday morning, 1,000 people remain evacuated from their homes as the fast moving 117 fire burns East of Hanover. 

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Four dogs found shot and killed in Fremont County

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The Fremont County Sheriff's Office is investigating an animal cruelty case after four dogs were found shot and killed on the side of a road. Deputies said they were dispatched to Fremont County Road 11 on reports of multiple dead animals beside the road on April 12. 

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Severe Weather Awareness Week: Flash Flood Safety

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We continue Severe Weather Awareness Week with a look at flash flooding. Flash Flooding refers to a sudden rise in water along a creek, river, stream, or normally dry area of land.

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Man ejected from car during crash, pronounced dead on scene

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Colorado State Patrol is investigating a single-car crash that resulted in one fatality on Highway 69. CSP said the crash happened early Wednesday morning on southbound Hwy 69, four miles south of Westcliffe.

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Dick's destroying all the guns it pulled from shelves

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Dick's Sporting Goods is destroying all the guns and accessories that it stopped selling earlier this year after the school shooting in Parkland, Florida. The retailer said Tuesday that it is in the process of destroying all the firearms it pulled from its shelves, rather than trying to return them to their manufacturers. 

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Bipartisan Colorado immigrant driver bill advances

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Colorado lawmakers have advanced a bill to let unauthorized immigrants renew their driver's licenses online or by mail, overcoming objections that the licenses sanction illegal immigration. Colorado has issued driver's licenses to unauthorized immigrant residents since 2014. 

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Pirates avoid sweep, pound Rockies 10-2

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Kyle Freeland (0-3) cruised through the first three innings but ran into trouble in the fourth. Freese worked a two-out walk off and Rodriguez followed with a shot that scraped over the wall in left field for his second home run of the season. Max Moroff added an RBI-double two batters later to put the Pirates up 3-1.
  

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D49 schools no longer on lockout due to police activity in area

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Some District 49 schools were on on a lockout status Wednesday afternoon. Colorado Springs Police said officers were searching for a person who was considered armed and dangerous in the area.  

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Fort Carson announces 2018 summer deployment

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Fort Carson announced more troops will deploy to Europe in support of the U.S. European Command's Atlantic Resolve mission. The 4th Combat Aviation Brigade, 4th Infantry Division will deploy this summer as part of regular rotation of forces. According to a release, the brigade will replace the 1st Air Cavalry Brigade from Fort Hood, Texas. 

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Prosecution asks for more time to file charges against Fremont County Clerk Katie Barr

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Formal charges were supposed to be filed Wednesday against Fremont County Clerk and Recorder Katie Barr, but the prosecution asked for more time because they have not received some information surrounding the case from the Cañon City Police Department and the FBI.  #Breaking: Formal filing of #criminal #charges against Fremont County Clerk Katie Barr #delayed until next month. Prosecution told judge they are awaiting official documents from the @FBI and Canon ...

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Squatter Bill passes second hearing in the House

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Lawmakers voted Wednesday to move forward with Senate Bill 18-015.  The bill is meant to protect Colorado homeowners and their families from squatters.  News 5 Investigates has uncovered multiple cases of squatters taking over homes and refusing to leave. Current law considers "squatting" a civil matter which has to go through the eviction court process.  Unfortunately, this process can take weeks or even months to complete as squatting cases are treat...

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Colorado Springs Airport fully reopens Wednesday

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The Colorado Springs Airport has fully reopened Wednesday following a full day of closure due to a fire on the roof of the terminal.

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Black bear escapes wildlife rehab facility in Montana

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A yearling black bear reportedly broke out of the Montana Wildlife Rehab Center sometime over Tuesday night. The young bear is on the loose as Fish Wildlife and Parks' crews actively search for the animal. The Helena Montana Police Department says it is unknown where the bear could've gone. 

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117 Fire Now 5th Biggest Fire In Colorado History

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The 117 Fire in El Paso county has grown to 41,000 acres and is now the 5th biggest fire in Colorado history...

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'Security incident' at Air Force Academy

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The Air Force Academy has closed it's South gate due to a 'security incident.' 

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Homicide suspect in Pueblo auto-pedestrian hit and run arrested

Rudy Sosa is charged with homicide for a fatal hit and run in Pueblo. Rudy Sosa is charged with homicide for a fatal hit and run in Pueblo.
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The Pueblo Police Department has arrested 29-year-old Rudy Sosa in connection to an auto-pedestrian hit and run accident that occurred April 15. 

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Billboard aims to educate parents about modern-day marijuana potency

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It was put up to warn parents and teachers about potent marijuana products that students are getting their hands on. 

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Five homes destroyed in fire near Pueblo Airport

Homes and cars destroyed in fire south of the Pueblo airport. (KOAA) Homes and cars destroyed in fire south of the Pueblo airport. (KOAA)
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On Tuesday, it was a devastating sight for the Pueblo community as five homes were destroyed in a fire near the airport.  

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Ten structures lost in 117 Fire burning east of Hanover

A grass fire is burning to the east of I-25 near Hanover Road. (Twitter: Lena Howland) A grass fire is burning to the east of I-25 near Hanover Road. (Twitter: Lena Howland)
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At least 10 structures are a total loss as of Tuesday evening as crews work to get a handle on the 117 Fire east of I-25 in the Hanover area. Evacuation orders remain in effect.

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KOAA Athlete of the Week: Mattie Kuntzelman, Discovery Canyon Tennis

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Kuntzleman is the top ranked single's player in 4A and a state champ as a freshman. 

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Rocky Ford Rural Fire District fire truck involved in rollover crash

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Colorado State Patrol is investigating a crash involving a Rocky Ford Rural Fire District brush truck that was responding to a structure fire Tuesday.

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Von Miller defends shark hunting trip

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The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission received complaints after Miller posted the catch on social media. The commission is investigating whether any violations occurred, although Miller said he hasn't been contacted.

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Rockies' Bettis, 3-relievers shut out Bucs at snowy PNC Park

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Bettis has pitched at least five innings and given up two runs or fewer in each of his four starts this season. He has a 1.47 ERA in his past six starts, including his final two outings of 2017.
  

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Catastrophic engine failure forces emergency landing for Southwest Airlines flight

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) - A passenger aboard a Southwest Airlines plane that made an emergency landing in Philadelphia says at least one woman was taken to the hospital. 

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Glitch causes IRS to extend deadline for federal tax returns one day

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WASHINGTON (AP) -  The agency announced that individuals and businesses with a filing or payment that was due Tuesday now have until midnight Wednesday. 

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CIA Director met with Kim Jong Un over Easter weekend

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un arrives for the unveiling ceremony for statues of late leaders Kim Jong Il and Kim Il Sung on Mansudae in Pyongyang, North Korea (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan) North Korean leader Kim Jong Un arrives for the unveiling ceremony for statues of late leaders Kim Jong Il and Kim Il Sung on Mansudae in Pyongyang, North Korea (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
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Two U.S. officials say CIA Director Mike Pompeo recently traveled to North Korea to meet with leader Kim Jong Un.

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UCHealth Memorial receives Level I Trauma Designation

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UCHealth Memorial's new Level I Trauma designation, the first of any hospital in southern Colorado, is helping expanding the trauma care it already provides to give people the option to stay near friends and family while seeking the care they need.

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Weather Alert Day: Gusty winds and very high fire danger

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Tonight's Forecast: Winds remain very gusty this evening with incredibly high fire danger and blowing dust. We've had several fires pop up during the day..

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Dust advisory listed for many parts of Southern Colorado

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It wasn't just the smoke affecting the air quality on Tuesday.

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Winds cause damage, halt truck drivers in Pueblo

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Wind gusts of up to 65 miles per hour wreaked havoc in Pueblo County Tuesday, throwing debris, trash and household items across the area.

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UCHealth Memorial Hospital Central named first Level 1 trauma center in southern Colorado

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UCHealth Memorial Hospital Central is now designated by the state as the first Level 1 trauma center in southern Colorado. There are only four hospitals in the entire state with that designation.

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High winds wreaking havoc on semi trucks across Colorado

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High wind is to blame for blowing over several semi trucks on Colorado's highways Tuesday. High wind restrictions have been in place along I-25 between Walsenburg and the New Mexico state line since early Tuesday morning. A semi hauling a load of strawberries toppled over with the fruit being spilled all over the interstate. I-25 was re-opened several hours later. A semi on I-70 was blown over outside of Limon. High wind restriction are in place between Denver and the Kansas line. ...

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Severe Weather Awareness Week: Tornadoes and Tornado Safety

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We continue Severe Weather Awareness Week with a look at tornadoes and tornado safety.

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Former First Lady Barbara Bush has died at the age of 92

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Former first lady Barbara Bush has died. She was 92. 

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Stage 2 Fire Restrictions in effect for El Paso County

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As of 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 17th, all unincorporated areas of El Paso County are now under Stage 2 Fire Restrictions. 

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Satellite images show large fire burning in Baca County

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Satellite Images from the First Alert 5 Weather Center and the National Weather Service show a large fire burning in northeastern Baca County Tuesday afternoon.  

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Two fires burning in Las Animas County

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Las Animas County Sheriff James Casias tells News 5 there are two fires burning east of Trinidad in the rural part of the county.

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Fire north of Florissant is now fully contained

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The U.S. Forest Service said firefighters are assisting Teller County crews with a fire burning about two miles north of Florissant Tuesday afternoon.  

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Multi-agency effort launches to combat Colorado heroin epidemic

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Heroin and opioid abuse in Colorado is increasing at an alarming rate.  From 2011 to 2016, the number of heroin-related deaths in Colorado nearly tripled from 79 to 228.  During the same period, emergency responders have seen a 248 percent increase in utilization of NARCAN to treat overdosing patients and the number of law enforcement seizures of heroin increased a whopping 2,320 percent, from 20 in 2011 to 482 in 2016. Tuesday in Denver, a group of multiple law e... More>>

Bears sign WR Bennie Fowler to 1-year contract

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He also caught the final two-point conversion pass from Peyton Manning in the Broncos' 2016 Super Bowl victory over the Carolina Panthers.

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US Forest Service takes command of Indian Creek Fire in Douglas County

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The US Forest Service has taken command of the fire, previously known as the Rampart 67 Fire, and renamed it the Indian Creek Fire.

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Starbucks closing stores for May 29 to conduct racial-bias training

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NEW YORK (AP) - Starbucks says it will close its more than 8,000 U.S. stores for several hours next month to conduct racial-bias training to its nearly 175,000 workers. 

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Otero County Sheriff warns of possible arsonist

A weed and grass fire along Highway 10 in Otero County. (Otero County Sheriff's Office) A weed and grass fire along Highway 10 in Otero County. (Otero County Sheriff's Office)
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Just after noon Tuesday the Otero County Sheriff's Office put out a notice to the community to "be vigilant" about a possible arsonist in the area. 

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You may be able to own a pit bull in the town of Castle Rock soon

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Pit Bull owners may be partying soon in Castle Rock. The town of Castle Rock is changing its laws on owning a pit bull and dropping its ban.  

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Fire destroys homes in Castle Rock, now contained

South Metro Fire Rescue at scene of house fires on Foxtail Drive in Castle Rock (Twitter) South Metro Fire Rescue at scene of house fires on Foxtail Drive in Castle Rock (Twitter)
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High wind has caused a house fire to ignite multiple homes on North Foxtail Drive, just north off Meadow Blvd. and west of U.S. 85. South Metro Fire is assisting Castle Rock Fire with three house fires that are currently burning. Surrounding homes are being evacuated. 

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Pre-evacuation notice for Keene Ranch lifted after wildfire in Douglas County

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A grassfire burning near Dawson Butte in Douglas County has prompted officials to issue a pre-evacuation notice for the residents of Keene Ranch. The fire is burning west of I-25 and Tomah Rd.

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High wind causing dust storms in southern Colorado

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High winds are causing poor visibility in numerous counties across southern Colorado. The National Weather Service has issued a Dust Storm Warning in effect through 3:00 p.m. for parts of the San Luis Valley and Fremont County.  

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Thousands show when hundreds expected for hazardous waste event in El Paso County

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Hundreds were expected, but thousands showed up for a special hazardous waste disposal event in El Paso County. People lined up for miles and ended up waiting hours. Many were not happy. The county held a special drop-off that included accepting televisions, mattresses and tires. There are other drop-offs around, but you pay. This was free and the number who showed up went far beyond what hazardous waste managers ever expected. "I apologize to anybody that had to wait in line. C...

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4-year boy old fighting cancer becomes newest member of CSPD

The Colorado Springs Police Department welcomes Officer Joshua for a visit. (Colorado Springs Police Department) The Colorado Springs Police Department welcomes Officer Joshua for a visit. (Colorado Springs Police Department)
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A 4-year old boy diagnosed with kidney cancer is Colorado Spring's newest police officer after a swearing in ceremony. Joshua is diagnosed with Stage IV Kidney Cancer. 

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SCOTUS nixes part of law requiring deportation for immigrants convicted of crimes

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A Supreme Court ruling on Tuesday hands the Trump administration a defeat after the justices rule that a law subjecting immigrants to deportation for crimes of violence is unconstitutionally vague.  

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Forecasters warn of rare, life-threatening wildfire weather

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Forecasters are warning of dangerous, life-threatening wildfire conditions in parts of the Southwest and Southern Plains on Tuesday as firefighters in rural Oklahoma battle blazes that have killed at least two people.   

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High winds in southern Colorado blows over semi-trailers

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Extremely high winds in southern Colorado blew over two semi-trucks along I-25 near Aguilar Rd. outside of Colorado City at about 4:30 a.m. Tuesday morning.  

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Your Healthy Family: 5k on May 5th works to raise awareness of sepsis

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Once again this year UCHealth Memorial is sponsoring the annual Jeffrey Ray Davis Sepsis Challenge 5k.  The race is in its 5th year, and will be happening on may 5th at America the Beautiful Park with a new twist this year.   Lisa Bartlett works year around to raise awareness about sepsis.  Her life took a major turn in 2012 when she lost her then husband Jeff to sepsis in less than 24 hours. Lisa recalls, "my 40 year old husband was put in the hospital on Oc... More>>

Avalanche climb back into series with 5-3 win

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The Avalanche climbed back into their series with the Predators on Monday night, besting Nashville 5-3 infront of a packed house at Pepsi Center. 

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Florissant worship leader gets bond amount reduced by half

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In an unusual move, a Florissant Worship Leader accused of sexually assaulting several children will get a $50,000 refund from Park County.  A judge granted the bond reduction at a hearing on Monday. 

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Tax preparer talks tips for last-minute filing

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It's getting down to the wire to file taxes for 2017 as Tuesday is the last day to do it.  On Monday, a flood of people rushed to tax preparers to get their taxes done.  Oneita Jones, office manager at H&R Block in Pueblo said, "It's stressful on them...take the stress off yourself and let's get it done." With only one day to file taxes Jones says tax preparers are busier than ever.  "It's crazy. It's been a good day...we've got people coming in r...

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Group works to educate community about Fountain water crisis

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Students at Colorado College are working to help homeowners affected by contaminated water in Security, Widefield and Fountain nearly two years after the tainted water was discovered. 

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$7.1 million lotto winner bought ticket in Cripple Creek

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The Colorado Lottery is looking for a millionaire, who just doesn't know it yet. 

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Rockies best Pirates 6-2

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Trevor Story drilled a three-run home run, German Marquez pitched six effective innings and the Colorado Rockies kept their road surge going with a 6-2 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Monday night.

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Prison riot leaves seven dead

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(WIS) An overnight fight at Lee Correctional Prison broke out Sunday over contraband cellphones that lasted hours, leaving seven inmates dead and another seventeen injured. 

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Space leaders gather for 34th annual space symposium in Colorado Springs

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It's that time of year again when leaders in the space industry gather together to talk everything related to "the final frontier." 

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"Night Court" star Harry Anderson found dead

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Harry Anderson, the actor best known for playing an off-the-wall judge working the night shift of a Manhattan court room in the televised comedy series "Night Court," has been found dead in his North Carolina home. 

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Pueblo officials stress code violation reporting after small fire

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The flames were contained before the fire department arrived, but the fire still caused quite a scare for neighbors, burning just across the fence from their home.

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Alternative Birth Center planned for Pueblo

Family medicine doctor Leslie Dempsey and yoga studio owner Christina McCann are teaming up with a shared vision to open an alternative birthing center in Pueblo Family medicine doctor Leslie Dempsey and yoga studio owner Christina McCann are teaming up with a shared vision to open an alternative birthing center in Pueblo
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But a pair of successful women in the community are teaming up in hopes of giving expecting moms another choice in where to give birth. They're calling it an alternative birthing center. Their vision is to create a space where pregnant women can come for prenatal care, and later, deliver their babies with both the assurance of a trained medical staff and the comfort of a home environment.

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Severe Weather Awareness Week: Watches and Warnings

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This week has been designated Colorado Severe Weather Awareness Week. Therefore, we'll be digging into a different topic in the realm of severe weather each day this week for a refresher as we head into severe weather season. 

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Dog food recalled due to listeria, some batches distributed in Colorado

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K9 Natural Ltd has voluntarily recalled four batches of dog food. According to the Food and Drug Administration, the company is recalling K9 Natural Frozen Chicken Feast in 2.2 pounds and 11 pounds bags imported into the US in June 2017. Some of the batches have been distributed to pet stores here in Colorado.  

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Colorado State Patrol urges people to celebrate 4/20 responsibly

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The Colorado State Patrol said troopers will be out in force for 4/20 celebrations around the state Friday. 

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Homeless joining team cleaning up Colorado Springs homeless camps

Nearly 100 homeless campers behind Rocky Top Resources. Nearly 100 homeless campers behind Rocky Top Resources.
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Homeless camp clean-ups in Colorado Springs now have an intriguing new element. Several people on the path to getting out of homelessness are joining the team. The Springs Rescue Mission has what is called a Work Engagement program. It is a process of building work ethic and skills to get out of homelessness. Rescue mission leaders asked Keep Colorado Springs Beautiful to partner in the program. “[There is] so much potential in some of these people,” ...

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Wednesday Morning Forecast: Cooler With Less Wind

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Cooler temperatures and a light breeze make up the Wednesday forecast with windier weather returning by Thursday.

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Horses and homeowners rescued from the flames of the 117 Fire

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As hundreds were being evacuated from the 117 Fire, Megan Wojchik with the Triple S Ranch drove into the flames... literally.  “You couldn’t see the road in front of you, I mean the smoke was just awful and the flames were just getting closer they were hopping the dirt road, so we were just doing the best we can, we were trying to get emergency vehicles to lead us in but they couldn’t see," Wojchik said. 

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    A Minnesota doctor accused of illegally prescribing an opioid for Prince a week before the musician died has agreed to pay $30,000 to settle a federal civil claim.
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    (AP Photo/Matt Slocum). Bill Cosby departs after his sexual assault trial, Wednesday, April 18, 2018, at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown.(AP Photo/Matt Slocum). Bill Cosby departs after his sexual assault trial, Wednesday, April 18, 2018, at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown.
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    Bill Cosby's lawyers have turned to their star witness in the comedian's sexual assault retrial.
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    (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File). FILE - In this Feb. 4, 2007 file photo, Prince performs during halftime of the Super Bowl XLI football game in Miami. Minnesota prosecutors are planning an announcement Thursday, April 19, 2018, in their two-year investi...(AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File). FILE - In this Feb. 4, 2007 file photo, Prince performs during halftime of the Super Bowl XLI football game in Miami. Minnesota prosecutors are planning an announcement Thursday, April 19, 2018, in their two-year investi...
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    (AP Photo/Joel Ryan, File). FILE - In this May 18, 2011 file photo, director Lars Von Trier poses for portraits to promote his film "Melancholia" at the 64th international film festival, in Cannes, southern France.  Seven years after being banned by th...(AP Photo/Joel Ryan, File). FILE - In this May 18, 2011 file photo, director Lars Von Trier poses for portraits to promote his film "Melancholia" at the 64th international film festival, in Cannes, southern France. Seven years after being banned by th...
    Seven years after being banned by the Cannes Film Festival for jokingly calling himself a Nazi, Danish director Lars von Trier has been invited back to the French festival.
    Seven years after being banned by the Cannes Film Festival for jokingly calling himself a Nazi, Danish director Lars von Trier has been invited back to the French festival.
  • 'Seinfeld' actor shows up at Devils game with face painted

    'Seinfeld' actor shows up at Devils game with face painted

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    Life imitated art at the Stanley Cup playoffs as the actor who played Puddy on the TV sitcom "Seinfeld" showed up at the game with his face painted as a New Jersey Devils fan.
    Life imitated art at the Stanley Cup playoffs as the actor who played Puddy on the TV sitcom "Seinfeld" showed up at the game with his face painted as a New Jersey Devils fan.
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  • New data: Americans filling far fewer opioid prescriptions

    New data: Americans filling far fewer opioid prescriptions

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    New data show that prescriptions for opioid painkillers filled in the U.S. had their biggest drop in 25 years in 2017.
  • US experts back marijuana-based drug for childhood seizures

    US experts back marijuana-based drug for childhood seizures

    Thursday, April 19 2018 12:02 PM EDT2018-04-19 16:02:07 GMT
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    US panel says a medicine made from the marijuana plant should be approved to treat severe epileptic seizures in children.
    US panel says a medicine made from the marijuana plant should be approved to treat severe epileptic seizures in children.
  • UN health agency: Dengue vaccine shouldn't be used widely

    UN health agency: Dengue vaccine shouldn't be used widely

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    The World Health Organization says that the first-ever vaccine for dengue needs to be dealt with in "a much safer way" and mostly given to people previously infected with the disease.
    The World Health Organization says that the first-ever vaccine for dengue needs to be dealt with in "a much safer way" and mostly given to people previously infected with the disease.
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