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Past articles by Mekialaya:

Colorado doctor discusses health care biases, alarming maternal mortality rate in Black women: "It's acknowledging that they exist"

Data shows maternal mortality is affecting women in the United States at an alarming rate, particularly Black women. → Read More

"There is help and hope, you are not alone": Envision:You CEO discusses Mental Health Awareness Month in LGBTQ+ community

Data from the National Alliance on Mental Illness shows LGBTQ+ adults are more than twice as likely​ as heterosexual adults to experience a mental health condition​. → Read More

‘He’s Very Beloved’: Von’s Vision Reflects On Star Linebacker’s Commitment To Children

Since his football career with the Denver Broncos started back in 2011, star linebacker Von Miller has continually given back on and off of the field. → Read More

‘Skills, Tools, Confidence, Family’: Women’s Bean Project Helps Break Cycle Of Poverty

It’s a paycheck and a purpose for some Denver women; they’re changing their lives by doing something as simple as clocking in and out at work. They are employed by the Women’s Bean Project. → Read More

Conversion Therapy For Minors Now Illegal In Colorado

After years of attempts, a bill that bans conversion therapy for minors has become law in Colorado. → Read More

Homeless population grows at Dorchester Park, neighbors concerned

The growing homeless population in Colorado Springs is causing concern for neighbors. → Read More

Preps begin for Territory Days in Old Colorado City

Hundreds of thousands of people are expected to participate in the Memorial Day event in Old Colorado City. → Read More

Colorado Springs police see uptick in homicides this year

Colorado Springs police say they're seeing an uptick in the number of homicides in the city this year. The count is now up to 15, including Christopher and Barbara Pepper, who were murdered this... → Read More

Boat torched by lighning strike in Pueblo caught on camera

With recent rain and storms, lightning strikes have been prevalent. One of those strikes, however, was caught on camera by a boater in Pueblo. → Read More

No more daylight saving time? State leaders pushing for change

We're just two days away from having to change our clocks for daylight saving time. And now, there's a new bill that was re-introduced in the Colorado House this week that would eliminate it. → Read More

Teacher uses rap song to welcome students on first day

The promising young teacher made his debut with students by using a catchy rap song. → Read More

Teen makes special request of mom's boyfriend at her grad party

Graduation marks the end of a chapter, but for one Illinois teen, hers was the beginning of an era. → Read More

Olympic gold medalist predicted his future in book, written years ago

Winning a gold medal is something Olympian Ryan Murphy dreamed of since he was a boy. → Read More

New Hillary Clinton campaign office opens in Colorado Springs

Hillary Clinton supporters rallied on Sunday, in support for a new campaign office in Colorado Springs. → Read More

Colorado Springs gay community members on brutal Orlando attack: "It is heartbreaking"

The unthinkable tragedy in Orlando that killed 50 people is sending shock waves through the LGBTQ community, including here in Colorado Springs. → Read More

Sizzling temperatures prompt warning from law enforcement: Don't leave your pets in cars

It's a problem that's rampant in El Paso County, according to animal control officers. → Read More

Colorado Springs community celebrates with Juneteenth breakfast

Colorado Springs community members gathered in honor of Juneteenth on Thursday morning. → Read More

Colorado Springs-based company manufactured ejection seat involved in Thunderbird crash

The ejection seat inside a Thunderbird involved in the emergency landing on Thursday was made in Colorado Springs. → Read More

Where did President Obama stay overnight in Colorado Springs?

KRDO NewsChannel 13 can now confirm he stayed at the Double Tree Hotel off of Lake Avenue. → Read More

Man blindsided by criminal asks for thousands of dollars in stolen property back

As many are celebrating this Memorial Day weekend, one man says he's in shock and blindsided by a criminal. → Read More