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2 inmates die in 12-hour period at El Paso County jail

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KKTV) - Two inmates died within 12 hours at the El Paso County jail. The sheriff’s office said the first inmate was found unconscious in her cell around 9:15 Sunday night. Despite life-saving efforts by jail staff and, later, EMTs and the Colorado Springs Fire Department, the inmate could not be revived.
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Inmate found dead in El Paso County Jail

COLORADO SPRINGS — A woman in custody at the El Paso County jail was found dead in her cell on July 3, according to the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office. EPSO reported the woman was found unresponsive just after 9:15 p.m. and that, although life saving measures were taken, she passed away.
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Opinion: This ain’t sexy, but you need to hear this

Alright everyone, I won’t pretend this column is thrilling. If you’re a Marvel/Marvel Cinematic Universe fan, this is Age of Ultron. For everyone else, this is hearing music play on a Saturday morning as your mom sings. You realize a day of chores will follow and plans with your friends are canceled.
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Inmate death at El Paso County Jail

EL PASO COUNTY, Colo. (KRDO) -- A female inmate at the El Paso County Jail died while in custody. The El Paso County Sheriff's Office (EPSO) says that on July 3, 2022, a female was found unresponsive in her cell. EPSO personnel initiated medical care until responders from American Medical...
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The 2022 El Paso County Fair will begin July 16

CALHAN, Colo. (KRDO) -- This year is the 117 annual El Paso County fair. Beginning on July 16, 2022, the fair will welcome visitors of all ages. General admissions include The Nerveless Nocks, a state-of-the-art thrill and stunt show that dates back to the early 1900s, Puppy Pals, the Cool Zoo, and the concert series.
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COVID models: 1% of all Coloradans currently infectious

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KRDO) -- COVID-19 may feel like a thing of the past, but state numbers say otherwise. According to the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, the positivity rate for COVID-19 tests are on the rise and hospitalizations have been on the rise since April. Compared to this time last year, COVID The post COVID models: 1% of all Coloradans currently infectious appeared first on KRDO.
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Colorado K-9s participate in special search and rescue training day

Search and rescue teams in Colorado took their K-9s out for a special training day on Saturday. The teams from three counties — El Paso, Teller and Fremont — came together to participate in the special training in El Paso. “Yesterday, our K-9s and some fellow K-9s from Teller County Search and Rescue and Fremont Search and Rescue, Inc. had an extra special training day at the awesome mountain property of some of our handlers,” El Paso County Search and Rescue wrote in a Facebook post Sunday afternoon. The dogs went through a number of different exercises, including air scenting, trailing and skills required for detecting human remains. In addition to practicing those essential skills, the K-9s were also able to experience a Tyrolean traverse and practice rappelling. “It was a great time and resulted in lots of very happy and tired dogs,” El Paso County Search and Rescue wrote of the event in the Facebook post.
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Free rides: Keep the roads safe this Fourth of July

COLORADO SPRINGS — Anyone celebrating Independence Day on Monday can grab a free cab ride home if they need it, courtesy of Sawaya Law Firm. Sawaya Law Firm has been providing the “Holiday Free Cab Ride Program” to the community for 15 years, in hopes of promoting responsible driving and reducing accidents. If you realize […]
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Southern Colorado K9s come together for training

EL PASO COUNTY, Colo. — Search & Rescue teams of El Paso, Teller and Fremont Counties had a special training day with their K9s on Saturday. The K9s practiced air scenting, trailing and skills for detecting human remains. In addition to practicing these vital skills, the K9s had the...
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