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Man arrested in connection with Canon City murder

CANON CITY, Colo. (KRDO) -- A man from Canon City was arrested on a slew of charges following a stabbing in Canon City on Friday, according to the Canon City Police Department. 33-year-old Dustin Mitchell was arrested and charged with First degree murderFirst degree burglaryMenacingViolation of protection orderDomestic violenceThird degree assault On Friday, Canon City The post Man arrested in connection with Canon City murder appeared first on KRDO.
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Homicide investigation underway Saturday morning in south Pueblo, suspects at large

PUBELO, Colo. (KRDO) -- A homicide investigation has been opened by the Pueblo Police Department after they said they found a man dead early Saturday morning on the south side of town. Police said they arrived on scene in the 1000 block of Bohmen Avenue around 1:20 a.m. Saturday for the report of a shooting. The post Homicide investigation underway Saturday morning in south Pueblo, suspects at large appeared first on KRDO.
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Fan Fest returns to Downtown Colorado Springs after two-year hiatus

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KRDO) -- Ahead of the 100th race, the Pikes Peak Hill Climb Fan Fest returned to Downtown Colorado Springs. This is the first time in two years the fest has happened. Organizers told KRDO ahead of the event they were expecting roughly 30,000 people to together in the heart of Downtown Colorado The post Fan Fest returns to Downtown Colorado Springs after two-year hiatus appeared first on KRDO.
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Two suspects arrested in string of Colorado Springs bank robberies

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KRDO) -- Two suspects were taken into custody in connection to multiple bank robberies. Between June 14 and 21, the Colorado Springs Police Department (CSPD) Robbery Unit investigated multiple bank robberies involving the same subject. According to police, the robberies happened in the 00 hundred block of North Cascade Ave., the 6000 The post Two suspects arrested in string of Colorado Springs bank robberies appeared first on KRDO.
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Homicide investigation underway Friday near El Paso County Jail in Colorado Springs

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KRDO) -- The Colorado Springs Police Department said that it is investigating a reported homicide Friday at the El Paso County Criminal Justice Center complex. KRDO The crime scene is just off the east end of Las Vegas Street, past the entrance to the complex and apparently in front of or near The post Homicide investigation underway Friday near El Paso County Jail in Colorado Springs appeared first on KRDO.
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Excitement in Downtown Denver ahead of Stanley Cup Game 5

DENVER, Colo. (KRDO) -- As the Colorado Avalanche prepares for a big night on the ice, excitement fills the streets of Denver near and around Ball Arena. KRDO's Jessica Gruenling took to Larimer Square to check on the crowds ahead of Friday night's game. Banners and players' jersey's hung high above the square, adding to The post Excitement in Downtown Denver ahead of Stanley Cup Game 5 appeared first on KRDO.
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Colorado lawmakers respond to Supreme Court overturn of Roe v. Wade

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KRDO) -- Friday morning, Americans woke up to the Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, which has been in place for nearly 50 years. In 1973, Roe v. Wade guaranteed the right to an abortion nationally. This comes nearly two months after Politico obtained a draft of a majority opinion The post Colorado lawmakers respond to Supreme Court overturn of Roe v. Wade appeared first on KRDO.
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Governor allocates funding to help Colorado public swimming pools stay open

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KRDO) -- For the third straight year, public swimming pools have dealt with a shortage of lifeguards and fewer operating hours because of the COVID-19 pandemic. But some assistance was announced this week by Gov. Jared Polis, who has allocated $350,000 to help public pools create more workforce flexibility and provide new The post Governor allocates funding to help Colorado public swimming pools stay open appeared first on KRDO.

The Newschannel 13 Sports team introduces you to the oldest competitor in the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb

“I think I am the oldest period,” says Ralph Murdock. At 82 years old, Ralph Murdock will compete in Sunday's Pikes Peak Hill Climb, “My son, he raced this car last year and so he said well dad, it is the 100th anniversary next year and you are going to be 82 officially, you run The post The Newschannel 13 Sports team introduces you to the oldest competitor in the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb appeared first on KRDO.
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Busy weekend in Colorado Springs with multiple major events

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KRDO) - This weekend downtown Colorado Springs will be bustling with activity thanks to multiple major events taking place from Friday to Sunday. Friday June 24: Fan Fest 5:00 to 9:00 p.m. in downtown Colorado SpringsThe free 10-block street party kicks off the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb with stunts performed by The post Busy weekend in Colorado Springs with multiple major events appeared first on KRDO.

The future of Constitution Avenue is tied to PPRTA tax vote

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KRDO) -- Though many details are undecided surrounding a potential extension of Colorado Avenue to Interstate 25, just the thought alone has many residents voicing concern. Ahead of November voting, the Colorado Springs city council is deciding what issues will make it to ballots. Currently, one percent of city sales tax goes The post The future of Constitution Avenue is tied to PPRTA tax vote appeared first on KRDO.

Catholic Charities of Central Colorado to no longer offer ESL and Citizenship classes

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KRDO) - After 23 years, Catholic Charities of Central Colorado will no longer offer English as a second language and citizenship classes. Catholic Charities of Central Colorado says they made this decision for many reasons, one is they believe other ESL programs might be serving the need in a better fashion. Learning a new language can be difficult, but for years The post Catholic Charities of Central Colorado to no longer offer ESL and Citizenship classes appeared first on KRDO.
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Oldest driver in the 2022 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb competing at 82 years old

CASCADE, Colo. (KRDO) -- Spend just a few seconds inside Ralph Murdock's garage with him and it's easy to pick up on his knowledge of cars. "Working on cars, building cars, making motorcycles run faster, making cars run faster, it’s just the way it is. I love it," said Murdock Murdock grew up in Colorado The post Oldest driver in the 2022 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb competing at 82 years old appeared first on KRDO.

‘In-processing Day’ at Air Force Academy welcomes more than 1,000 new cadets Thursday

U.S. AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (KRDO) -- In-processing Day at the U.S. Air Force Academy welcomed the new class of 2026. Thursday officially marked the start of basic training for the new basic cadets. KRDO The Academy said that it expects more than 1,000 new appointees on campus; they became basic cadets after reciting the oath The post ‘In-processing Day’ at Air Force Academy welcomes more than 1,000 new cadets Thursday appeared first on KRDO.

‘In-processing Day’ at Air Force Academy underway, about 1,000 new cadets welcomed

U.S. AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (KRDO) -- In-processing Day at the U.S. Air Force Academy welcomed the new class of 2026. Thursday official marked the start of basic training for the new cadets. The Academy said they're expecting about 1,000 new appointees on campus. Parents were able to drop their children at the airport or Doolittle The post ‘In-processing Day’ at Air Force Academy underway, about 1,000 new cadets welcomed appeared first on KRDO.

A Colorado Springs race car driver will take Gumby to the top of America’s Mountain in the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb

Tommy Boileau is one the favorites to win the race up Pikes Peak this year. Which would be cool because no Colorado Springs native has won the Hill Climb since 2005, “I’m just proud to be a native here. I love Pikes Peak. It’s something that is so iconic to this area. It means a The post A Colorado Springs race car driver will take Gumby to the top of America’s Mountain in the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb appeared first on KRDO.

Nazem Kadri reacts to scoring the game winning goal in game four of the Stanley Cup Final

Nazem Kadri scored the game winning goal in overtime of game four of the Stanley Cup Final on Wednesday night. Kadri returned from thumb surgery to help the Avs take a three-one lead in the best of seven series. The Avs will play game five at home on Friday night. The post Nazem Kadri reacts to scoring the game winning goal in game four of the Stanley Cup Final appeared first on KRDO.
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Avalanche claim third win in Stanley Cup Final

TAMPA, Fl., (KRDO) -- In an overtime, nail-biter finish, the Colorado Avalanche have claimed a third win in the quest for the Stanley Cup, Wednesday night. The final score was 3-2, in a goal that slipped under the arm of Andrei Vasilevskiy, the goalie for the Tampa Bay Lightning, the puck lodging in between the The post Avalanche claim third win in Stanley Cup Final appeared first on KRDO.
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Secretary of State’s Office: Election Supervisor appointed to run the Pueblo County Primary Election

PUEBLO COUNTY, Colo. (KRDO) -- One day after an Election Observer was appointed to assist in the Pueblo County Primary Election, the Secretary of State's Office has announced an Election Supervisor is now necessary. According to the Secretary of State's Spokesperson Annie Orloff, seven formal complaints have been filed against Pueblo County Clerk and Recorder The post Secretary of State’s Office: Election Supervisor appointed to run the Pueblo County Primary Election appeared first on KRDO.
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Labor shortage opens doors for former inmates seeking work

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KRDO) -- As businesses wrestle with an ongoing labor shortage, many are broadening their hiring criteria, giving second chances to those with criminal records. “The unprecedented shortage in our labor market has increased opportunities for justice-involved individuals to receive what we refer to as up-skilling or re-skilling," said Candice Sporhase-White, an employee The post Labor shortage opens doors for former inmates seeking work appeared first on KRDO.