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Escapee from Lookout Mountain youth detention facility arrested in Colorado Springs

By Christy Steadma

Colorado Springs Police on Aug. 26 arrested a man who had been on the run for about two months following an escape from the Lookout Mountain Youth Services Center in Golden in June.

Quinn Scaggs, who was 17 at the time of his escape from the facility in Golden and has since turned 18, was reported missing from his room at the Lookout Mountain Youth Services Center just after midnight on June 25… Read more…

Teen who escaped Lookout Mountain facility caught after two months on the run

By Sam Tabachnik

An 18-year-old accused of armed robbery in Colorado Springs has been caught by police, two months after he escaped from the Lookout Mountain Youth Services Center in Golden… Read more…

Child watchdog groups say Colorado youth corrections employee of the month is abusive to children

By Jennifer Brown

Child watchdog groups are distressed about the latest employee-of-the-month pick at a Golden youth detention center, a mixed-martial arts fighter they accuse of knee-striking and hitting children…  Read more…

Teen gets 24 years in attack, escape from Golden juvenile facility

By Jesse Paul

A teen who while being held at an juvenile corrections center in Golden last summer severely beat a 65-year-old employee in an attack and escape from the facility was sentenced Friday to 24 years in prison…  Read more….