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Top Colorado Springs news: 'Violent’ offender arrested; 750,000 pound transformer arrives; more

Top Colorado Springs news: 'Violent’ offender arrested; 750,000 pound transformer arrives; more
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By Hoodline - Published on August 28, 2019.

Here's the most recent top news you may have missed in Colorado Springs.

Colorado Springs-based supertanker helping battle Amazon rain forest fires

The Amazon is known as "Earth's lung" and is responsible for 20% of the oxygen in the planet's atmosphere.

Read the full story on KING5.

‘Violent’ offender arrested in Colorado Springs 2 months after escaping correctional facility

COLORADO SPRINGS-- The Colorado Springs Police Department public information officer announced on Tuesday that the teen who escaped from the Lookout Mountain Youth Services Center in Golden on June 25 has been rearrested. Quinn Scaggs, 17, was considered a violent offender, according to a news release from the Colorado Department of Human Services.

Read the full story on KDVR.

750,000 pound transformer reaches final destination in Colorado Springs

An electrical transformer that weighs 750,000 pounds is at its final destination in Colorado Springs. This, after the transformer traveled 1,000 miles from Wisconsin.

Read the full story on CBS Denver.


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