• 2 soldiers hurt in Fort Carson crash remain hospitalized

    Updated: Tue, Feb 10, 2015

    Two of six Fort Carson soldiers injured in a Friday night training accident remained hospitalized Monday as the post released more information on the staff sergeant who died in the wreck of a Stryker vehicle. One of the soldiers was in good condition and another was in serious but...

  • Get ready for noise: Fort Carson helicopter training planned this week

    Updated: Mon, Feb 9, 2015

    Fort Carson's neighbors can expect some noise Wednesday as the post's attack helicopters practice aerial gunnery. Soldiers with the 1st Battalion of the 25th Aviation Regiment will fly their AH-64E Apache choppers to the firing range on Fort Carson's south side for the 11 a.m. event....

  • One dead in I-25 crash south of Fountain

    Updated: Mon, Feb 9, 2015

    A Buick swerved into the median off southbound Interstate 25 Sunday evening, killing the driver. Colorado State Patrol troopers say the crash happened just after 7 p.m. just south of the El Paso County line. The 2003 Buick Century slammed into a tree in the median, and the driver...

  • Colorado Springs police seek angry fast food thief

    Updated: Mon, Feb 9, 2015

    A customer who threw a fit and some food inside a Wendy's restaurant in Colorado Springs Sunday was sought for robbery. Police say just before 7 p.m. Sunday a man walked into the restaurant on the 1500 block of South Nevada Avenue and complained loudly about the quality of his meal....

  • Air Force Academy cadets show skill in cybersecurity competition

    Updated: Sun, Feb 8, 2015

    Cadets at the Air Force Academy recently took top honors at a Pennsylvania cybersecurity competition pitting them against their counterparts from other service academies. It's a competition that involves tons of brains if little brawn as cadets battle to control computer networks and...

  • Colorado Springs symposium speakers: Business, government courting again to police cyber world

    Updated: Sun, Feb 8, 2015

    In the war of 1812, American leaders empowered merchant seamen to harass British ships and defend U.S. waters. They were the privateers. Two centuries later, American privateers may sail again, this time on an electronic sea. With rising threats in cyberspace from hackers and rival...

  • AFA graduation ceremony moved to a new day to save money

    Updated: Sat, Feb 7, 2015

    Air Force Academy seniors will have to wait a day longer this year for their graduation, and they have federal budget cuts to thank for it. The academy, which has sent off its seniors in a Wednesday ceremony for more than half a decade, is moving the rites to Thursday, May 28, to...

  • Lamborn appointed to key armed forces committee

    Updated: Fri, Feb 6, 2015

    U.S. Rep. Doug Lamborn, R-Colorado Springs, says a new committee assignment will give him more leverage to protect Pikes Peak region military bases from budget cuts. Republican leaders picked Lamborn as vice chairman of the House Armed Services Committee's Strategic Forces...

  • General: 'A hard path' to modernizing military computing

    Updated: Thu, Feb 5, 2015

    The first step in reconfiguring the Defense Department's tangled computer networks came and went last fall with the highest honor for a technology change. "No one noticed," Air Force Gen. John Hyten told a crowd of 2,000 during the 2015 Cyberspace Symposium at The Broadmoor. Hyten...

  • Political rivals put aside differences in support of Fort Carson

    Updated: Wed, Feb 4, 2015

    Threatened cuts at Fort Carson brought political differences crashing down Tuesday night as rival politicians joined forces to plead with the Pentagon to spare the post. Gov. John Hickenlooper, a Democrat, stood with Senate President Bill Cadman, a Colorado Springs Republican, at the...

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