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Elbert County

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Fire Heavily Damages Home In Elbert County

Investigators say a fire that seriously damaged a home in Elbert County spread from the fireplace.

11/25/2013

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DougCo Deputy Clerk & Recorder Fired Following CBS4 Investigation

Douglas County Deputy Clerk and Recorder Mike Acree has been fired one week after a CBS4 investigation revealed he tried to intervene on a speeding ticket received by a subordinate.

10/29/2013

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Douglas County Official Intervened On Speeding Ticket

Douglas County Deputy Clerk and Recorder Mike Acree admits he contacted the Elbert County Sheriff about a speeding ticket received by one of Acree’s subordinates, but Acree says he was not trying to act unethically.

10/22/2013

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Fire Heavily Damages Home In Elbert County

Fire investigators are working to determine what started a fire in Elbert County that destroyed a home.

08/22/2013

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Douglas County Deputies Search For 2 Women Suspected In Burglaries

Law enforcement in Douglas and Elbert counties would like the public’s help identifying suspects in a string of burglaries.

07/03/2013

An image from the Elbert County Shelter that was set up for evacuees of the Black Forest Fire. (credit: American Red Cross)

Heavy Smoke Forces Red Cross To Close Evacuation Shelter

Heavy smoke coming from the Black Forest Fire northeast of Colorado Springs has forced the American Red Cross to close one of their evacuation shelters.

06/12/2013

Michael Petramala (credit: Elbert County Sheriff's Office)

School Custodian Accused Of Trying To Lure Underage Girls

A middle school custodian has been arrested after police say he tried to lure underage girls over the Internet for sex.

02/25/2013

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Colorado Man Was ‘Paralyzed With Fear’ During Terror Attack In North Africa

A Colorado man is telling his story of how he survived a terrorist attack on a natural gas facility in Algeria three weeks ago.

02/11/2013

Elbert Fire Chief John Gresham talks with CBS4's Brooke Rogers (credit: CBS)

Elbert Fire Chief Angry, Sad After Firefighter Arrested For Starting Blaze

There’s anger and sadness for a volunteer fire department as one of their own is accused of starting a wildfire last summer.

02/09/2013

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Firefighter Accused Of Starting Large Elbert County Fire Appears In Court

A man who authorities in Elbert County believe is responsible for starting a wildfire last summer that forced the evacuation of a town and burned several hundred acres appeared before a judge on Wednesday.

02/06/2013

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