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Amtrak (credit: amtrak.com)

Southern Colorado Amtrak Route In Jeopardy

New Mexico, Colorado and Kansas communities face the potential loss of passenger rail service if Amtrak fails to reach a new agreement by 2016 for maintaining and upgrading portions of the Southwest Chief route through those states.

11/12/2013

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Ambulance Stolen On Western Slope Found In La Junta

Authorities on the Western Slope are trying to figure out how a missing ambulance ended up 400 miles away.

10/25/2013

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3-Week Road Trip Promotes Food Made In Colorado

Colorado’s agriculture commissioner is kicking off a three-week road trip meant to promote food produced in the state.

08/01/2013

An image of the Lime Gulch Fire Wednesday afternoon (credit: CBS)

Wildfires Prompt Smoke Warnings From State Officials

The wildfires burning across Colorado have prompted a series of smoke warnings, with some residents being asked to stay inside to avoid hot, smoky conditions.

06/20/2013

"Tornado at La Junta industrial Park" (credit: La Junta Chief Aaron Eveatt)

Tornado Touches Down On Eastern Plains, Hail Piles Up

Residents of parts of the Eastern Plains are cleaning up after some severe weather late Monday that included six-inch deep hail and a tornado.

06/18/2013

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Amtrak Settles With Man Removed From Train In 2010

Amtrak has reached a settlement with a former convict who was taken off a train in southeastern Colorado and arrested after a fellow passenger thought she heard him make threatening statements.

05/22/2013

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Registered Sex Offender Found Dead In La Junta Home

The Otero County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of a registered sex offender as suspicious.

10/14/2012

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Blowing Dust Expected In Southeast Colorado Tuesday

High winds that could create blowing dust are expected in southeast Colorado and the San Luis Valley on Tuesday.

02/27/2012

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La Junta Firefighters Make Amazing Ice Rescue Of Dog

There was a close call for a dog that ran after some geese on a frozen pond in La Junta.

01/03/2012

A snowcat (credit: CBS)

Snowcat Breaks Down After Rescuing Stranded Drivers

A snowcat had to be used to rescue stranded motorists on Colorado’s Eastern Plains early Tuesday morning.

12/20/2011

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