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Lincoln County

Javon Ristick, left, and Erik Burt, right (credit: Colorado DA's Office)

‘Gypsies’ Indicted For Allegedly Stealing From Coloradans

A man and a woman who described themselves as gypsies are accused of tricking elderly Coloradans and robbing them in their homes.

10/28/2011

Parachutist Hits Power Line, Starts Fire

A parachutist hit a power line near Colorado Springs on Tuesday and started a grass fire.

10/25/2011

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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

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Lincoln County Wildfire 50 Percent Contained

Officials say a wildfire in Lincoln County that’s threatening three houses has been 50 percent contained.

04/28/2011

Victim Laura Clagett in a photo from a community newspaper. (credit: CBS)

Teen Charged As Adult In Great-Grandparents’ Death

A 16-year-old boy has been charged as an adult with first-degree murder after deliberation in the March 30 shooting deaths of his great-grandparents in the small town of Hugo.

04/09/2011

Victim Laura Clagett in a photo from a community newspaper. (credit: CBS)

16-Year-Old From Hugo Charged With Murder Of Great Grandparents

Authorities in Lincoln County are charging the great-grandson of a couple who were killed this week with their murders.

04/01/2011

Two bodies were discovered inside a home in Hugo on Wednesday. (credit: CBS)

Two Found Dead Inside Hugo Home

Colorado Bureau of Investigation agents are working with Lincoln County Sheriff’s Deputies in Hugo on a death investigation. Two adults were found dead inside a home in the small community Wednesday afternoon.

03/30/2011

An image of the fire (credit: CBS)

Wildfire Near Karval Fully Contained

A wildfire that nearly prompted the evacuation of the tiny eastern Colorado town of Karval (KAHR’-vuhl) is now fully contained.

03/25/2011

Entire Town Evacuated Because Of Fire

The entire town of Karval has been ordered to evacuate because of a fire that’s 6 to 8 miles wide. The fire is burning off Highway 71 and County Road M in Lincoln County, six miles west of Karval.

03/24/2011

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