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Cop testifies woman told police Colorado man beat fiancee to death with a bat

Denver -- A woman told police that a Colorado man beat his fiancee to death with a baseball bat on Thanksgiving Day, then called for her to help clean up blood at the flight instructor's home. Colorado Bureau of Investigation Agent Gregg Slater testified Tuesday that Krystal Jean Lee Kenney describe


Tuesday is the last day to vote for Cañon City in national makeover show

CAÑON CITY, Colo. - Cañon City is a finalist in to be featured on season 4 of 'Small Business Revolution.'. The show airs on the popular streaming service, Hulu. Voting for the cities ends on Tuesday at 9 p.m. Mountain Time.


Kelsey Berreth case: Patrick Frazee to stand trial for murdering Colorado mom, judge rules

A Colorado man accused of killing his fiancee will stand trial on murder and other charges -- including tampering with a deceased body -- later this year, a county judge ruled following a preliminary hearing Tuesday.


Warning from Colorado authorities on possible police impersonator

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KKTV) - Authorities say a woman did everything right when she was pulled over in Colorado by a man reportedly posing as a police officer. Fort Collins Police shared a warning with the public on Tuesday. They say a woman was stopped while driving by a man driving an unmarked


Joy of Jeep riding: Local Jeep drivers take Broadmoor Court Assisted Living senior residents on scenic tour of southwest Colorado Springs

Who could have imagined that a 70-year-old, 4x4 sport-utility vehicle would figure in giving back to the community? Apparently, William Finnell did when he created “To Jeep Is To Journey,” a project designed to provide local citizens with a scenic Jeep ride through Colorado Springs.


Two jailed in Fremont County for Motor Vehicle Theft

(Randolph) Two people are in custody in Fremont County for motor vehicle theft. Fremont County Sheriff Kevin Aistrope says deputies were called to the 200 block of H Street in Randolph on Monday afternoon for a report of a stolen vehicle. Officer’s found a stolen 2004 Chevrolet Suburban out of Counc

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Small town declares water emergency in Colorado

Over the holiday weekend, one small town in Colorado faced major water issues. The Town of Paonia reported having a major leak in their water system, prompting the shut down of the main water line coming from a 2-million-gallon tank.


Billy Joel endorses Colorado town in reality TV contest

The Piano Man is singing the praises of Cañon City and it could just earn the town a cool $500,000. Rock & Roll Hall of Famer Billy Joel gave his personal endorsement to the Climate Capital of the World on Facebook this weekend, encouraging fans to vote for Cañon City in “The Small Business Revoluti


Suspect in 45-year-old cold case nabbed in Southern Colorado

EL PASO COUNTY, Colo. - More than 45 years after a murder in Newport Beach, California, investigators arrested a suspected killer in El Paso County. Little details are being released about the cold case, other than the murder happened in 1973.


Colorado Springs police arrest two people after failure to turn on headlights causes crash

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Police arrested a man and a woman Sunday night after they were caught driving without headlights on and causing a crash. Officers were called to the intersection of N. Academy Blvd. and York Rd./Brookwood Dr. for reports of a two-car crash. Police ultimately arrested Michae


Snow and cold delay schools, slow commutes in southern Colorado

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Snow and single-digit temperatures are slowing commutes and delaying schools in southern Colorado this morning. Here's everything you need to know to start your day.


Canon City contest bid rolling; train adds $30K blitz; Pueblo joins push

Tracy Harmon Pueblo West, Fremont, Custer counties @tracywumps — CANON CITY — A boon for downtown Canon City also can lead to more business for its neighbors. Accordingly, the Royal Gorge Route Railroad is launching a weeklong marketing campaign to promote votes for Canon City's entry in the Small B


‘Big time’ snowstorm headed to Southwest Colorado

The National Weather Service on Tuesday night announced that a winter storm could dump up to 33 inches of snow on the San Juan Mountains beginning Wednesday night. A storm warning is in effect from 5 p.m. Wednesday through 5 p.m. Friday.


Canon City shooting ruled a homicide

Tracy Harmon Pueblo West, Fremont, Custer counties @tracywumps — CANON CITY — The shooting death of a 54-year-old Canon City man Monday has been ruled a homicide. According to Fremont County Coroner Randy Keller, the victim was identified as David Michael Draper.


Prison escapee rented U-Haul to flee Colorado: Problem Solvers Update

DENVER --The Problem Solvers have learned prison escapee Alan May rented a U-Haul van just hours after his escape on Dec. 21 and headed to Texas. The 54-year old escaped from the Federal Correctional Institution Engelwood near South Kipling Street and Quincy Avenue by stealing a Bureau of Prisons wo


Help sought solving fatal hit-and-run in western Colorado

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Authorities as asking for help solving a fatal hit-and-run crash in western Colorado. The Post Independent reports 64-year-old Connie Leckwold was hit and killed while walking on westbound Interstate 70 just east of the main Glenwood Springs exit the evening of Valentine’s Day.


Mental health again questioned of man accused of repeatedly raping Colorado Springs homeless woman

Questions re-emerged Tuesday about the mental fitness of a man accused of repeatedly raping a paralyzed woman for days beneath a Colorado Springs bridge — again stalling his case and leaving a pending plea deal in limbo.


48-year-old man rolls car into Arkansas River

A man wrecked his car into the Arkansas River near Coaldale early Monday morning, and was transported to the Heart of the Rockies regional medical center with an injury complaint.


Evidence, witnesses to be presented in Colorado missing mom case

(CNN)Nearly three months after Colorado mother Kelsey Berreth went missing, evidence will be presented and witnesses will be called Tuesday during a preliminary hearing in Cripple Creek, Colorado, west of Colorado Springs.


Prosecutors set to lay out evidence against Woodland Park murder suspect

Woodland Park, Colo. (KKTV) - New clues into the disappearance and presumed death of Kelsey Berreth could be revealed in court Tuesday. Patrick Frazee is scheduled to face a judge in Teller County.