El Paso County

(credit: CBS)

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

The fire in Widefield (credit: Fountain Fire Department)

3 Wildfires Handled By Firefighters On Tuesday

Hot and windy weather is blamed for causing three wildfires on Tuesday, including this one in El Paso County.

06/18/2014

El Paso County Sheriff Terry Maketa meeting with the county commissioners on June 17 (credit: CBS)

Sheriff Maketa Meets With Commissioners Who Called For His Resignation

With his wife at his side, El Paso County Sheriff Terry Maketa on Tuesday met the commissioners who called for his resignation face to face.

06/17/2014

The fire in Widefield (credit: Fountain Fire Department)

Crews Get Handle On Grass Fire In El Paso County

Firefighters in El Paso County have knocked down a grass fire burning near a Widefield park.

06/17/2014

El Paso County Sheriff Terry Maketa at a news conference on June 10 (credit: CBS)

Maketa Sex Scandal Brought Up At Black Forest Fire News Conference

An ongoing sex scandal involving El Paso County Sheriff Terry Maketa became a major topic during Tuesday’s news conference about the Black Forest Fire.

06/10/2014

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

Sheriff Maketa: Cause Of Black Forest Fire May Never Be Known

Investigators believe they know where the Black Forest Fire ignited but they might never know for sure how Colorado’s most destructive fire started, El Paso County Sheriff Terry Maketa said Tuesday.

06/10/2014

El Paso County Sheriff Terry Maketa (credit: CBS)

Prominent Denver Attorney Hired To Represent Terry Maketa

Prominent Denver attorney Pamela Mackey will represent El Paso County Sheriff Terry Maketa, who is accused of misconduct, abuse of power and having romantic affairs with three employees to whom he allegedly showed favoritism.

06/05/2014

El Paso County Sheriff Terry Maketa (credit: CBS)

Sheriff Maketa Admits ‘Inappropriate Behavior,’ Won’t Step Down

The El Paso County Sheriff has apologized for his behavior but says he has no intention of resigning.

06/03/2014

(credit: Colo. Springs Gazette)

El Paso County Commissioners Call For Sheriff Maketa To Resign

Just days after an expose into El Paso County Sheriff Terry Maketa’s alleged bullying behavior, inappropriate relationships with female subordinates and lack of oversight was published– the El Paso County Commissioners called for his resignation.

05/29/2014

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