Teller County

An aerial view of the Mountain Shadows subdivision in Colorado Springs where most homes were destroyed in the Waldo Canyon Fire June 27 (credit: John Wark)

Colorado Springs Mayor: Fire Has Destroyed ‘346 Homes’

Fire officials battling the Waldo Canyon Fire say they hope to make major progress in the effort to contain the blaze on Thursday.


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El Paso, Teller Counties Say 911 Problems Fixed

Colorado Springs police say problems with 911 calls in El Paso and Teller counties have been fixed after service was down for several hours.


Peterson Air Force Base (credit: CBS)

Airman Escapes Custody, Still Missing

An Airman assigned to the 21st Space Wing fled from custody Wednesday while returning to Teller County Jail.


The West Creek Fire is burning near the old Hayman Burn area. (credit: CBS)

Firefighters Battling Wildfire In Teller County

Firefighters are trying to keep a wildfire in the old Hayman Burn area from getting out of control.


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.


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Colorado Casinos Tax Break Eyed

The Colorado limited gaming control commission is reviewing a loophole that allowed Colorado casinos to avoid nearly $5 million in taxes last year.


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Teller County Sheriff’s Office Falls Victim To Credit Card Fraud

The Teller County sheriff and three of his deputies are among at least 100 people victimized by a credit card scam.


Teller County Sheriff’s Workers Allegedly Drunk, Kids Untended

Two Teller County sheriff’s employees could face misdemeanor child abuse charges for allegedly getting drunk and leaving four children unsupervised.


The Navajo Fire burning in Teller County on May 8. (credit: CBS)

Navajo Wildfire Threatens Nearly 20 Homes

Fire crews are battling at least five wildfires in southern Colorado, including the Navajo Fire in Teller County that’s prompted authorities to warn residents of one subdivision to leave.


The Navajo Fire burning in Teller County on May 8. (credit: CBS)

Fire Burning In Teller County Forces Evacuations

Some people have been forced from their homes because of a fire burning in Teller County on Wednesday. The fire is burning near County Road 11 south of Wrights Reservoir.





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