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Fountain Police Department investigating a body found inside a home on Cherry Circle

The body was found around 10:30 Monday night. One man and one woman have been detained for questioning. Police are still on the scene investigating. We have a crew at the scene and are working to bring you the latest information. Stay with KRDO for updates.

KRDO - 2018-03-20 11:10:25

Robber of Pueblo West Safeway US Bank branch sought

The Pueblo County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in identifying a suspect of a bank robbery that took place at approximately 4 p.m. Sunday at the US Bank located inside the Safeway Store at 1017 Market Plaza, in Pueblo West. No injuries were reported. At the time of the robbery, th

PUEBLOWESTVIEW.COM - 2018-03-18 23:31:00

Juveniles facing charges following damaging blaze

Following a fire that caused extensive damage to the Belmont Square Apartments late Saturday evening, three juveniles are facing felony arson charges. According to information provided by the Pueblo Police Department, the blaze is believed to have been started by fireworks -- artillery shells and Ro

PUEBLO CHIEFTAIN - 2018-03-19 23:44:04

Fort Carson Fire: Illegal Pot Grow Uncovered During Evacuation

PUEBLO, CO -- Police and firefighters working to contain the 3,000-acre grass fire near Fort Carson Saturday encountered a large illegal marijuana cultivation operation in the 7900 block of Alaya Way, El Paso Sheriff's officers said. With a warrant around 6 p.m., members of Metro Vice, Narcotics and

PATCH - 2018-03-19 15:17:18

Police: Fountain man suspected of shooting and killing his father

Crime scene photo courtesy KKTV. A 27-year-old man suspected of murdering his father was arrested late Monday at a home in Fountain. David Porter was arrested on suspicion of first-degree murder after Fountain police said officers found 53-year-old Michael Porter dead with multiple gunshot wounds in

COLORADO SPRINGS GAZETTE - 2018-03-20 06:00:00

Pueblo City Council to revisit mandatory trash service

Buy Now CHIEFTAIN PHOTO/FILE Members of City Council are pondering an ordinance aimed at preventing an accumulation of trash and recyclables visible to the public. CHIEFTAIN PHOTO/FILE Dale Hammond pauses to look at a pile of trash dumped on Pueblo's Lower East Side. City Council members have been t

PUEBLOWESTVIEW.COM - 2018-03-19 05:30:05

Economic impact of the Pikes Peak Cog Railway closing

MANITOU SPRINGS, Colo. - With the Pikes Peak Cog Railway shutting down, the city of Manitou Springs could see a near half million dollar drop in revenue each year. According to the City, the Cog Railway previously paid the city a 5% excise tax for every ticket sold, also paying some sales tax, for i

FOX21NEWS.COM - 2018-03-20 00:47:29

CSU-Pueblo professor challenges pot study critic to debate

A Colorado State University-Pueblo professor who said a university study that found no link between commercial legalized marijuana and homelessness is challenging critics to debate that conclusion. CSU-Pueblo's Institute of Cannabis Research released the 187-page report to the public last Friday. Th

PUEBLO CHIEFTAIN - 2018-03-19 21:44:00

Grass Fire Burning in North Pueblo

PUEBLO, Colo. - Crews in Pueblo are working a grass fire that broke out Sunday evening. We know the fire is burning in north Pueblo near the intersection of Highway 50 and Jerry Murphy Road. That's near the north side Walmart. This is a developing story and we are working to get more information.

KRDO - 2018-03-19 00:11:32

Travel bag stolen on North Side

The Pueblo Police Department was called to a hotel on the 4700 block of North Freeway at approximately 2:30 p.m. Sunday to investigate a report of first degree trespass. The victim told police that she was meeting a friend at the hotel prior to going out for the night and left her bag in the back of

PUEBLO CHIEFTAIN - 2018-03-19 03:06:00

App allowed citizens access to Pueblo County finances

Elected officials seem to always run on the condition of transparency and showing citizens how their tax dollars are being used. The Pueblo County commissioners are no different and Monday they announced a new tool for their constituents that will open up the county's budget and finances in a more d

PUEBLOWESTVIEW.COM - 2018-03-19 20:50:07

Pueblo police honor department's volunteers

From role play to data entry to investigations assistance to supply room upkeep, the duties handled by a dedicated corps of volunteers have proven to be indispensable to the Pueblo Police Department. On Monday, these selfless and dependable men and women were recognized for their efforts -- which in

PUEBLO CHIEFTAIN - 2018-03-19 23:44:03

Central students drumming up a name for themselves

While their colleagues throughout Pueblo City Schools (D60) are enjoying the annual respite known as spring break, members of the burgeoning Central High School drumline are spending part of theirs prepping for what will be historic performance. On March 31, the drumline will, for the first time in

PUEBLO CHIEFTAIN - 2018-03-19 23:44:04

MR. SPECIAL: All for one, and one day for all!

The meeting will now come to order. Reading of the minutes? "The minutes are filled with no motion, but only seconds. The last meeting dragged on for hours, but it seemed like days. The days turned into weeks. It will take months to sort everything out, by which time we will have fallen years behind

PUEBLO CHIEFTAIN - 2018-03-19 11:05:00

Break-in at Pueblo car wash reported

The Pueblo Police Department was called to the 1500 block of East Evans Avenue at approximately 8 a.m. Saturday to investigate a break-in at a car wash. The victim told police someone broke into the business overnight by prying the door open, causing approximately $1,300 in damage to the steel door.


March 16 Fugitive Finder: Pueblo's Most Wanted

Orlando Purdue and Cassandra Tracey / Pueblo Police Department PUEBLO, Colo. - The Southern Colorado Safe Streets Task Force is looking for two wanted street criminals. Orlando Purdue, 36, is described as a Hispanic man, 5'07", 175 pounds, with a bald head and brown eyes. Purdue has a no bond warran


PHOTOS: Carson Midway Fire burns between Fountain and Pueblo

A firefighter fights the Carson Midway fire between Fountain and Pueblo Friday afternoon. / Colorado Springs Fire Department A firefighter fights the Carson Midway fire between Fountain and Pueblo Friday afternoon. / Colorado Springs Fire Department


Colorado Springs man killed in rollover crash near Penrose

PENROSE, Colo. - A Colorado Springs man was killed in a rollover crash near Penrose on Friday evening, according to the Colorado State Patrol. The crash happened around 5:30 p.m. on Highway 115 about five miles north of Penrose. Christian Edwards, 51, was driving a Subaru Impreza southbound when he


Pueblo police identify officers in fatal shooting

Pueblo Police Officers Thomas DeCesaro and Adam Quintana were involved in a fatal shooting. The Pueblo Police Department released the names of the officers Friday. Both DeCesaro and Quintana have returned to full duty. Police were called to reports of a restraining order violation on March 6 on Eas


PUEBLO 101: A flavorful visit to food festival

There may come a time when I'll get burned out on judging food contests. Maybe one day, I'll wake up and say: "You know what? I think I'll pass on this one because I really don't feel like stuffing myself with all those extra calories." We're not there yet, though. So when an opportunity presented i