PHANTOM NEWS

AUGUST 22. 2018

Officer in recovery, Labor Day DUI enforcement, CO gains a senate seat, and more news for the record

Matter of record • Colorado Springs Police Officer Cem Duzel, who was shot in the line of duty, was upgraded from critical to serious condition.…

Officer in recovery, Labor Day DUI enforcement, CO gains a senate seat, and more news for the record
AUGUST 22. 2018

Businesses aren’t paying attention to parking for people with disabilities

Spaced out

Tim Ashley pulled into the parking lot of a restaurant on Nevada Avenue to have dinner with friends.…

Businesses aren’t paying attention to parking for people with disabilities
AUGUST 22. 2018

An indicted journalist reflects on conspiracy in today’s America

Enemy of the people Editor’s note: When Aaron Cantú arrived at his new job at the Santa Fe Reporter last year, he came with the baggage of a recent…

An indicted journalist reflects on conspiracy in today’s America
AUGUST 22. 2018

Fountain settles with mother of police shooting victim

The City of Fountain has agreed to pay $450,000 to Elizabeth Alvar, the mother of Patrick O’Grady, 17, who was killed by Officer Jonathan Kay in a Sept. 24,…

Fountain settles with mother of police shooting victim
AUGUST 22. 2018

Tracing a conspiracy between the far-right and the J20 prosecution

Months before D.C. police mass arrested people atDonald Trump’s inauguration, far-right and white supremacist personalities were already coordinating a clamp-down on anti-inauguration protests. Evidence suggests that these extralegal parties,…

Tracing a conspiracy between the far-right and the J20 prosecution
AUGUST 22. 2018

Sheriff Elder prevails in wrongful termination suit

Sheriff Bill Elder prevailed in a wrongful termination lawsuit tried before an eight-person federal court jury in Denver the week of Aug. 13.…

Sheriff Elder prevails in wrongful termination suit
AUGUST 22. 2018

Freak hailstorm caused caused millions in property damage

A freak hailstorm Aug. 6 caused an estimated $172.8 million in damage to cars and property in the Colorado Springs area, the Rocky Mountain Insurance Information Association said in an Aug. 15 release.…

Freak hailstorm caused caused millions in property damage
AUGUST 22. 2018

Overdose maps show progression of the opioid crisis across Colorado Springs

Opioid deaths creep into suburbs Opioids killed 102 people last year in El Paso County, branching into all parts of the community. According to a map generated by the…

Overdose maps show progression of the opioid crisis across Colorado Springs
AUGUST 22. 2018

Hemp Inc.’s new product makes oil drilling a bit more eco-friendly

‘Eco-friendly oil drilling” may sound like an oxymoronic ad slogan cooked up in a BP marketing meeting, but a new product from Hemp Inc., a North Carolina-based company, does show promise in making the process a little greener.…

Hemp Inc.’s new product makes oil drilling a bit more eco-friendly
AUGUST 22. 2018

DA: Deadly force justified in shootout that killed Flick

Auto theft suspect Manuel Zetina got off at least six shots, striking five people, before officers  returned fire, according to a report issued Aug. 21, by District Attorney Dan…

DA: Deadly force justified in shootout that killed Flick