Otero County

The controlled burn near Fowler flared up again on Thursday (credit: CBS)

Crews Work To Put Out Hot Spots At Wildfire Near Fowler

Fire crews are again working to put out hot spots at wildlife near the town of Fowler after high winds reignited the blaze late Thursday.

04/03/2015

A wildfire burning near Fowler (credit: CBS)

Crews Fight 100 Acre Wildfire Near Fowler

Firefighters battled a wildfire burning near Fowler on Wednesday night that started as a prescribed burn that got out of control.

04/01/2015

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Monsoon Brings More Relief To Drought-Stricken SE Colorado

It’s inch by inch! Or maybe acre by acre. But either way, we’ll take every bit of improvement we can get in this part of the state.

07/24/2014

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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

An image from the crash
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Deadly Crash Suspect’s Blood Alcohol Level More Than 3 Times Legal Limit

The drunk driving suspect arrested in a deadly crash that killed an Aurora teen had a blood alcohol level more than three times the legal limit.

03/27/2014

Ever Olivos-Gutierrez (credit: Aurora Police Department)

Immigration Investigating DUI Suspect In Deadly Crash

Immigration officials are investigating a DUI suspect in a deadly crash that killed an Aurora teen on Monday night.

03/27/2014

Ever Olivos-Gutierrez (credit: Aurora Police Department)

Fatal Aurora DUI Suspect Not Picked Up By ICE

A man in the country illegally who’s accused of killing a teenager in a drunken-driving crash in Aurora was previously held in jail but wasn’t picked up by federal immigration officials.

03/26/2014

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

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FEMA Denies Aid Designation For Some Colorado Counties

The Federal Emergency Management Agency has determined that some Colorado counties don’t qualify for public or individual assistance in the aftermath of September’s flooding.

11/01/2013

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