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County Road 40 damage in Eads. (credit: Kiowa Co. Sheriff)

Water Measures 4 Feet Deep In Parts Of Eads

The small town of Eads in Kiowa County is waiting to declare a state of emergency until they receive a full assessment of the storm damage from this week’s rain storms.

07/30/2014

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Bust In Southeast Colorado Turns Up 1,200 Marijuana Plants

Authorities have arrested two people after a search of a home in the southeastern Colorado town of Haswell turned up about 1,200 marijuana plants.

01/05/2014

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Rural Coloradans Need To Find Alternative Means For Tornado Warnings

Clean-up continued in southeastern Colorado after a string of tornadoes. Five twisters touched down early Friday morning in three counties around Lamar and Chivington.

04/29/2012

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5 Tornadoes Leave Path Of Destruction In Southeast Colorado

Five tornadoes ripped through southeastern Colorado, leaving several communities to clean up in the aftermath of the unexpected twisters.

04/27/2012

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Tornadoes Strike Overnight In Southeastern Colorado

Power lines are down, several structures are damaged and there are some minor injuries in Southeastern Colorado after weather officials say three tornadoes touched down overnight.

04/27/2012

Copter4 flew over the collision scene near Kit Carson on Thursday. (credit: CBS)

2 Colorado Towns Stunned By Crash Deaths Of 5 Children

The 12 children who lived in the Mitchell House Children’s home would go in and out of the Trading Post store next door so often that manager Annette Weber would think nothing of it.

10/14/2011

6 people, including 5 children, were killed in this crash in Kit Carson Thursday morning. (credit: CSP)

6 Dead After Fatal Accident

Six people died Thursday morning in a van crash on Colorado’s Eastern Plains.

10/13/2011

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Southeast Colorado Farmers Eligible For Drought Assistance

Federal officials have declared a drought-related disaster in southeast Colorado, making farmers and ranchers eligible for emergency help.

06/27/2011

An image from the Bear Fire (credit: CBS)

Southwestern Colorado Wildfire Contained

Firefighters are continuing to monitor a wildfire that blackened about 4,500 acres of canyon lands southeast of La Junta.

06/06/2011