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Jasim Ramadon (credit: Colorado Springs Police)

Iraqi Called War Hero Sentenced In Colorado Rape

An Iraqi man who immigrated to the United States after helping U.S. soldiers in his homeland has been sentenced to 28 years to life in a rape case.

8 hours ago

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Soldier Turned Paralympian Finds He’s ‘Free’ On the Slopes

For some people, skiing can be hard and gravity doesn’t always cooperate. But for one skier, hauling down the mountain at break-neck speeds is a form of therapy.

03/10/2014

Students talk with Harold Haberman, left, Carl Hammergren, center, and Earl Lammers, right (credit: CBS)

Students Hear About Another Era As WWII Vets Visit South High

Students at Denver’s South High School got a living history lesson on Wednesday when three World War II veterans visited and told stories to a Social Studies class.

02/13/2014

Jasim Ramadon (credit: Colorado Springs Police)

Colorado Supreme Court Suppresses Iraqi Evidence

The Colorado Supreme Court says a judge correctly tossed evidence against an Iraqi man accused of sexual assault and injuring a woman in a sex assault case.

12/09/2013

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Charity & Home Depot Help Disabled Vet Remodel His Home

Things are a brighter around the house now for a disabled Army sergeant and his family thanks to a local charity and the Home Depot.

10/15/2013

Damage on Highway 36 after Sept. 2013 flooding (credit: CBS)

Utah National Guard Engineers To Help Rebuild Highway 36

Members of Utah’s National Guard are now on their way to Colorado to help repair roads damaged by the flooding.

10/05/2013

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DeGette’s Bill Would Help Vets Exposed To Airborne Hazards

Colorado Rep. Diana DeGette is pushing legislation to help veterans dealing with exposure to toxic chemicals while serving overseas.

08/28/2013

The United States Air Force Academy (Photo by: AFP/Getty Images)

Air Force Academy Spending Off $177M In Fiscal ’12

Air Force Academy spending plunged by 21.1 percent in 2012 as the military scaled back across all branches.

07/16/2013

Fort Carson (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Fort Carson Losing Large Combat Brigade But Still Growing

Fort Carson is losing one of its large combat units as the Army downsizes, but the post should still have about 1,800 more soldiers by 2019 as part of a larger reorganization, Rep. Doug Lamborn said Tuesday.

06/25/2013

Pfc. Kimberly Rivera (credit: couragetoresist.org)

Female Soldier From Fort Carson Pleads Guilty To Desertion

A female soldier in the U.S. Army pleaded guilty Monday to two counts of desertion after fleeing to Canada to avoid a second tour of duty in the Iraq war.

04/30/2013

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