Category Archives: Local News

Manitou Rejects Third Pot Shop

Manitou Springs residents voted down a potential change to city code allowing a third marijuana business in the community. The city released the results of the special election this morning. Over 1,300 residents voted against the measure, while only 424 voted in favor.  With the no vote, the two businesses currently open in the city…MORE

Peterson Space Force Gate Open

The eastern gate of Peterson Space Force Base was closed for a short time this morning after a vehicle triggered an alarm. Security officers investigated the incident, and Marksheffel Road is now open. A spokesperson for the base said it’s not unusual for commercial vehicles to set off an alarm. This particular vehicle in question…MORE

Suspect Commits Suicide

A suspect in a shooting in Pueblo last week has reportedly committed suicide here in El Paso County. Pueblo Police have not identified the suspect by name. Detectives say the suicide happened around 8 p.m. on Jan. 17. This person was suspected of possibly killing Renee Dominguez, the 38-year-old woman shot outside of a Dollar…MORE

Manitou to Vote on Marijuana Shop

Manitou Springs residents will vote today on whether to change city code to allow a third marijuana business to open in the area. The current code only allows for two shops. The potential change was started by a citizen committee through a petition, and the Manitou City Council decided in December to leave it up…MORE

COVID Numbers Go Up

El Paso County continues to see record-setting numbers of covid cases. Currently, there are over 22,000 confirmed cases of COVID in the county, and over half of those cases were reported just last week. Around the state, about 91% of all ICU beds are full. Around the nation, COVID hospitalizations remain high, and the number…MORE

Teens Arrested for Shooting

Law enforcement officials say they have arrested two suspects connected to a shooting that left two teens dead last weekend. The shooting happened on the morning of Jan. 9, in the 1900 block of Chelton Road, in the southeast. Springs Police say that multiple people were injured. The two teens who died were both from…MORE

Authorities search for missing woman

A woman from Aurora who went missing in late December may have been in Colorado Springs in early January. Aurora Police say 58 year old Lisa Dorsey was last seen December 28th at her home in Aurora. She was reported missing several days later. Aurora Police say there’s a chance she was in Colorado Springs…MORE

Victims identified in shooting

Earlier this week KVOR told you about 2 people who were shot and killed Sunday night January 9th following a disturbance in south Colorado Springs in the 1900 block of south Chelton road. Thursday night Colorado Springs police identified the 2 people killed as 13 year old Marcus Venezio Hernandez and 15 year old Nevean…MORE

Death Investigation

A man who was shot in December in Colorado Springs, died last week in an area hospital. Springs police investigated a shooting December 15th in the 8100 block of North Academy, close to a police substation. 2 people had been shot.  The men drove to the police substation looking for help. 1 of the men…MORE

Skorman Supports Two Candidates

Former City Councilmember Richard Skorman has announced his support for two candidates to fill the open seat on the city council. The vacancy on the board was created by Skorman when he stepped down last year. Skorman says he supports either Toby Gannett or Terry Martinez to fill the open space representing District 3. Martinez…MORE

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