Colorado Springs News, Sports & Business

Small explosion at marijuana grow house in Denver

Business Updated: 1 hr ago

A small explosion injured three people in the back of a marijuana grow house in southwest Denver Wednesday afternoon, fire authorities said. The explosion happened in ...

SudSisters: Colorado Springs tavern transformed into a craft brew destination

Life: Food Updated: 2 hr ago

The former Dutch Mill Tavern was the second Colorado Springs bar I visited when I flew in from upstate New York for a job interview with The Gazette in October 2012. A Springs friend chose the destination - open since 1947 at 503 W. Colorado Ave. - because it reminded him of the "local" we...

Colorado officials invite Gov. Chris Christie to visit, despite 'quality of life' comments

News: Local News Updated: 3 hr ago

Colorado elected leaders have a message for Chris Christie on living in the Rocky Mountain State: Don’t knock it until you try it. Responding to the New Jersey governor’s comments bashing Colorado’s “quality of life,” Sen. Michael Bennet said that Christie is welcome to visit the...

Supreme Court tosses $3.4 million award to child porn victim

Updated: 4 hr ago

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Wednesday said a federal law limits how much money victims of child pornography can recover from people who viewed their images online, throwing out a nearly $3.4 million judgment in favor of a woman whose childhood rape has been widely seen on the Internet....

Colorado Springs Sports Hall of Fame pays tribute to past with 2014 inductees

Sports Updated: 5 hr ago

Colorado Springs' sports past is being honored in a powerful way with the list of inductees to the Colorado Springs Sports Hall of Fame being announced. All of the inductees ...

Colorado Springs City Council gives green light to private marijuana club

News: Local News Updated: 0 min ago

City Hall chambers erupted with cheers and about 30 supporters hugged and congratulated each other Tuesday when the Colorado Springs City Council allowed ...

City Council eyeing charter change to allow it to have its own staff, attorney

News: Local News Updated: 5 hr ago

The Colorado Springs City Council needs its own attorney and needs to be able to hire and fire its own staff, council president Keith King says. He says the city's charter, which is the city's constitution, needs to be changed to give the City Council those powers. He proposed the charter...

Best and Brightest 2014: Haley McCarten, Pine Creek

News: Education Updated: 4 hr ago

This is the third of 20 profiles about The Gazette's Best and Brightest Class of 2014. Most 7-year-olds hardly know how to care for themselves. Yet until her grandparents intervened, Haley McCarten was doing just that and tending to her younger sister. Eventually, McCarten's grandparents...

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