La Junta

(credit: La Junta Fire Dept.)

Smoke From Hay Fire Seen For Miles Near La Junta

Smoke could be seen for miles outside La Junta after a tower of hay caught fire.

09/12/2014

Manitou Springs (credit: CBS)

U.S. 24 Near Waldo Canyon Burn Scar Reopened

U.S. Highway 24 near the site of the 2012 Waldo Canyon Fire is back open after flash flooding.

07/17/2014

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Recent Storms Bring Hope To Drought Stricken SE Colorado

The cycle of summertime thunderstorms is a crucial part of the climate in eastern Colorado.

06/19/2014

Denver Veterans Affairs Medical Center (credit: CBS)

1,600 Waited 90 Days For Appointment At Denver VA

As many as 1,630 patients have had to wait for initial medical appointments at eastern Colorado veterans facilities 90 days or more after requesting them, according to a Veterans Affairs Department audit released Monday.

06/09/2014

Angel Castrejon (credit: Otero County Sheriff)

Last Of 4 Who Escaped From Otero County Jail Caught

The last of four inmates who escaped from the Otero County Jail after overpowering guards has been caught.

03/06/2014

Angel Castrejon (credit: Otero County Sheriff)

La Junta Schools Remain On Lockdown During Escapee Search

Several La Junta schools will remain on lockdown Thursday while authorities continue to search for an inmate who escaped from the Otero County Jail after overpowering guards.

03/06/2014

Angel Castrejon,  Johnny Nunez, Curtis Apodaca, Malcom Hoffert (credit: Otero County Sheriff)

3 Of 4 Inmates Who Escaped Otero County Jail Captured

A manhunt across southeastern Colorado that involved the Colorado National Guard and dozens of law enforcement officers has resulted in the recapture of three of four inmates who had escaped from the Otero County Jail.

03/05/2014

Johnny Ray Nunez (credit: CBS)

Inmate Accused Of More Crimes During Furlough

The chief judge in Otero County is being criticized for furloughing a criminal who had a history of running from authorities.

02/03/2014

Harry Carl Mapps (Pueblo County Sheriff's Office)

Hunt For Triple Murder Suspect In Colorado Widens To Include Entire U.S.

The hunt for a man accused of murdering three members of a Colorado family has gone nationwide.

12/12/2013

Harry Carl Mapps (Pueblo County Sheriff's Office)

Hunt For Suspect In Rye Murders Intensifies

The hunt for a man accused of murdering three members of a Colorado family has gone nationwide.

12/11/2013

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