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BREAKING NEWS Water main break closes both directions of Colorado Blvd. at Arkansas north of I-25. Repairs underway, no estimate on reopening lanes.

El Paso County

The DC-10 at the Black Forest Fire (credit: CBS)

Colorado Buys Fire-Spotting Planes To Battle Fires

Colorado will begin a new strategy for fighting wildfires in the coming weeks, deploying aircraft designed to pinpoint the location of blazes quicker after the first sighting of smoke with the aim of beginning suppression efforts faster.

08/20/2014

A firefighter battles flames in the Black Forest Fire in 2013. (credit: Colorado Springs Fire Department)

District Attorney Takes Over Black Forest Fire Investigation

The Black Forest Fire investigation is now in the hands of the district attorney.

08/02/2014

Maggie's Farm (credit: CBS)

Customers Line Up For El Paso County’s First Recreational Pot Sales

The first recreational pot shop in El Paso County is open for business.

08/01/2014

Pine Sawfly (credit: ColoState.EDU)

Pine Sawfly Outbreak Reported South Of Denver

The Colorado State Forest Service says the pine sawfly, a native insect that defoliates ponderosa pines, has reached “epidemic” levels south of Denver.

07/31/2014

A barricade made with sandbags around a home in the Waldo Canyon burn area (credit: CBS)

Flash Flood Watch Across Southern Colorado

More rain is forecast in already soggy southern Colorado, raising the risk of flooding again.

07/28/2014

Natural gas (credit: CBS)

Front Range Project Gives An Edge In Gas Liquids

The Front Range Pipeline that runs through eastern El Paso County has positioned Colorado to take advantage of the burgeoning market for natural gas liquids.

07/26/2014

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A Stormwater Task Force Plan For Springs

The Pikes Peak Stormwater Task Force is trying to explain its stormwater prevention proposal so the public will understand why they might be asked to pay $10 a month.

07/26/2014

Pleasant Valley Road in Fountain (credit: CBS)

Heavy Rain Causes Flooding Across El Paso County

Heavy rain caused flooding across El Paso County on Wednesday night that left standing water over several roadways and forced a section of Highway 24 to close.

07/16/2014

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Creek Floods, Sends Mud Into El Paso County Home

Heavy rain caused some flooding on Monday in El Paso County.

07/14/2014

Isahaq Hameed (credit: CBS)

Mother Of Boy Killed: ‘You’ve Destroyed My Family’

The mother of a 5-year-old Colorado Springs boy killed in a crash in Colorado Springs says it was a tragedy that never should have happened.

07/10/2014

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