Matt Steiner

News Reporter

Matt joined The Gazette in 2005, left briefly, and rejoined in August 2015.

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Demand for written closing arguments delays Collins ethics proceeding


Colorado Springs City Councilwoman Helen Collins insisted multiple times Wednesday that a list of 32 objections to her ethics hearing be accepted as evidence.

Boyd Boland, a retired U.S. magistrate judge...

2 injured at Citadel mall in what police suspect was drive-by shooting


Two people were injured in what police say may have been a drive-by shooting at The Citadel mall on Saturday night.

The shooting was reported at or near a Hooter's restaurant just before 7 p.m....

Record number of visitors hit the ice at downtown Colorado Springs rink


Sunglasses and short sleeves don't typically make up the normal ensemble for outdoor ice skating in early January.

But those spring-like accessories were among the most popular attire Saturday at the Acacia...

Colorado Springs victims in fatal crash were best friends, roommates

By: matt steiner

Two friends who died Thursday in a head-on crash in central Colorado Springs were on their way to work at a local auto repair shop when they apparently hit a patch of ice and lost control on Austin Bluffs Parkway,...

Manitou Incline reopens after body found; foul play not suspected

By: matt steiner

A man's body was brought down from near the top of the Manitou Incline about 1 p.m. Friday, prompting a two-hour closure of the Manitou Incline and Barr Trail.

An injured female hiker, who may have a broken...

Colorado's first baby of 2016 is born in Colorado Springs

By: matt steiner

As the clock struck midnight and 2015 turned into 2016, Cora Marie Menges was born at Memorial Hospital in northern Colorado Springs, becoming the city's New Year's baby as well as the first baby born this year in...

Colorado Springs firefighters save dog, control house fire quickly

By: matt steiner

Colorado Springs fire crews saved a dog and doused a fire in a small house near the 1700 block of West Colorado Avenue on Friday afternoon.

According to posts at by the city fire department,...

26-year-old arrested after early-morning assault

By: matt steiner

A 26-year-old was arrested on suspicion of assault early Friday morning after a man in a vehicle reported being "choked out," police said.

Leslie Kaleohano was taken into custody sometime after 3:30 a.m....