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Diana Webb took this photo on June 26 when the Waldo Canyon Fire exploded.

Waldo Canyon Fire Report Notes Concerns With Alert System

A report released Wednesday notes concerns with two mass calling systems that were used to send evacuation alerts to the phones of thousands of residents during the Waldo Canyon Fire, the most destructive in Colorado history.

02/28/2013

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Counterfeit Money Ring Busted In Teller County

Investigators have busted a counterfeit money ring in Teller County.

01/08/2013

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Colorado Fire Restrictions Lifted By BLM

The federal Bureau of Land Management has lifted fire restrictions on public land in about 20 Colorado counties.

08/15/2012

File photo of a Nile Monitor Lizard (Photo Credit: Chris Hondros / Newsmakers)

Residents Warned: 6-Foot Lizard Loose In Colorado

A sheriff has warned residents in a tourist town northwest of Colorado Springs that a strong, aggressive 6-foot lizard that eats small animals — including dogs and cats — is on the loose in the area.

07/17/2012

Waldo Canyon Fire on June 27 (credit: CBS)

Looting Suspects Arrested In Evacuated Areas

A handful of looting suspects have been arrested in the evacuation areas of Colorado Springs and surrounding subdivisions while the Waldo Canyon Fire burns just miles away.

06/28/2012

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.

06/28/2012

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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.

05/24/2012

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.

04/19/2012

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.

03/29/2012

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

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