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Police: Man, 33, Arrested at Apartment with Pipe Bombs

(COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.) -- A 33-year-old man was arrested Wednesday after police allegedly found a number of pipe bombs at a Colorado Springs apartment.

Andy Marrero, 33, has been charged with possession of an explosive device.

Police said around 2 p.m. Wednesday they responded to the 4400 block of Pikes Peak Avenue after getting a report that a person heard what sounded like an explosion coming from an apartment.

"During the course of their investigation, the officers discovered several explosive devices that are commonly referred to as pipe bombs," Colorado Springs Police said in a statement.

The apartment building was evacuated as the devices were deemed an active threat, and officers worked to render the devices safe.

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Two Arrested as Springs Police Recover Stolen Car

(COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.) -- Two people were arrested after police recovered a stolen vehicle in Colorado Springs Tuesday night.

Police said around 8 p.m. Tuesday a detective spotted a stolen vehicle on the 800 block of Farragut Avenue.

The occupants of the vehicle at the time it was recovered were Dylan Woodward, 20, and Stephanie Saltalamachia, 35. Both were arrested.

The vehicle, which was reported stolen Monday, has been returned to its owner.

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One Killed in Tuesday Morning Crash

(COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.) -- A vehicular crash in Colorado Springs Tuesday morning has left one person dead.

The single-vehicle crash happened shortly before 6 a.m. on the 7400 block of Adventure Way.

"Initial investigation indicates the vehicle failed to negotiate a left curve in the road and struck a guard rail," Colorado Springs Police said in a statement.

The driver of the vehicle was pronounced dead.

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Mayor Bach Won't Seek Second Term in Office

(COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.) -- Colorado Springs Mayor Steve Bach has announced that he won't be seeking another term in office.

In a statement issued Monday, Mayor Bach said when the next municipal election rolls around in April, he won't be running for a second term.

"This spring will be the time for the next mayor to build on the positive direction of the City," Bach said. "It has been a tremendous honor to serve my fellow citizens. My wife, Suzi, and I love Colorado Springs and believe in its future."

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Two in Custody After Attempted Burglary at Marijuana Dispensary

(COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.) -- Two juvenile suspects were taken into custody early Friday morning following an attempted burglary at a medical marijuana dispensary in Colorado Springs.

Police were called to the Canna Meds Wellness Center, located at 506 N. Chelton Road shortly after 1 a.m. Friday, where officers spotted two juvenile males running away from the business. Officers gave chase, and the two were eventually taken into custody.

Police said the suspects allegedly tried breaking into the business, but never actually gained entry. However, approximately $1,350 worth of damage was done to the business in the process.

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