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Schriever Air Force Base

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2 Airmen Killed In Crash Trying To Avoid Couch In Middle Of Highway

Police in Colorado Springs are investigating a deadly accident that killed two airmen.

11/20/2013

A home destroyed in the Black Forest Fire (credit: CBS)

Investigators Making Progress Finding Black Forest Fire Cause

Investigators say they are making progress into what caused the Black Forest Fire that destroyed more than 500 and was responsible for the deaths of two people.

06/26/2013

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Spending Cuts Could Cost Colorado $48M In Wages

The Colorado economy could lose more than $48 million in wages over the next few months if automatic spending cuts take effect and the military puts civilian employees on intermittent furloughs without pay, a Colorado Springs business official said Thursday.

02/21/2013

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Raytheon Gets $7.2M Contract For GPS Work In Colorado

The Defense Department has awarded a $7.2 million contract to Raytheon Co. in Aurora for work on the Global Positioning System.

11/28/2012

Buckley Air Force Base (credit: CBS)

Colorado Gains 80 Jobs In Air Force Realignment

Colorado will have a net gain of 80 Air Force Reserve jobs as the military restructures amid a slowdown in defense spending.

03/07/2012

Nico Cruz Santos (credit: Gilpin County Sheriff's Department)

Suspected Barricaded Airman Pleaded To Sex Charge

The Air Force said it’s investigating how an airman managed to get his own handgun onto a sensitive air base in Colorado where he barricaded himself in a building for 10 hours before surrendering.

11/22/2011

Schriever Air Force Base (credit: CBS)

Gunman Situation At Schriever Air Force Base Ends Peacefully

A gunman barricaded himself in a building at Schriever Air Force Base Monday morning.

11/21/2011

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Deputy Cited In Colorado Springs Fatal Crash

An El Paso County sheriff’s deputy faces a charge for a car crash that killed an Air Force reservist.

08/17/2011