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One of the suspects (credit: CBS)

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

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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

Alex J. Averett (credit: CBS)

Volunteer Firefighter Arrested In 2012 Summer Wildfire Arson Case

Authorities in Elbert County have arrested a man they believe is responsible for starting a wildfire last summer that forced the evacuation of a town and burned several hundred acres.

02/06/2013

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Police Arrest Suspect In Murder Of Kiowa Man

A man has been arrested on first-degree murder charges in connection with the death of a Kiowa man.

05/12/2012

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Blizzard Conditions Shut Down Town Of Kiowa

Tuesday night and Wednesday morning’s snowstorm dropped 11 inches in Fort Collins and Evergreen found 8.5 inches. But in Elbert County residents are still digging out after a foot of snow fell to the ground.

11/02/2011

P.J. Trostel (credit: CBS)

Fmr. Elbert County Assessor Blames Menopause For Embezzlement

The former Elbert County Assessor who pleaded guilty to stealing from taxpayers, blames symptoms from menopause for her actions.

10/13/2011

Copter4 flew over the Burning Tree Fire near Franktown. (credit: CBS)

Fire Restrictions Remain In Elbert County For The Holiday

One of Colorado’s largest counties on the Eastern Plains, Elbert County, will keep burn restrictions in place over the Fourth of July holiday.

07/03/2011

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Bike Theft Ring Broken Up, More Arrests Expected

The Elbert County Sheriff’s Department has broken up a stolen bicycle ring. Deputies have recovered 30 high-end mountain bikes after pulling over a man during a traffic stop.

04/29/2011

Kiowa high school teacher Randy Wilson's body was found along the Arapahoe-Elbert county border. It appeared as though he'd been strangled. (credit: CBS)

Investigators Stumped Over High School Teacher’s Murder

The case of murdered high school teacher Randy Wilson has stumped investigators. DNA evidence has been collected from the scene, but investigators don’t know who it belongs to.

04/29/2011

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