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  • Changes coming to Fallen Firefighter Memorial after annual service Saturday in Colorado Springs

    By andrea sinclair andrea.sinclair@gazette.com -
    Updated: 12 hr ago

    A week after 168 union firefighters and emergency service personnel are honored Saturday in Colorado Springs, the landmark memorial where the annual service takes place will be rebuilt to make room for thousands of additional names. Nearly $4 million from the International...

  • Calhan homicide victim identified

    By andrea sinclair andrea.sinclair@gazette.com -
    Updated: Thu, Sep 18, 2014

    The victim of a fatal shooting in Calhan was identified Thursday as 30-year-old Michael Mackey, according to the El Paso County Sheriff's Office. The El Paso County coroner determined the cause of death as multiple gunshot wounds and ruled the death a homicide, the fourth in El Paso...

  • Five Scottish things in Colorado

    By andrea sinclair andrea.sinclair@gazette.com -
    Updated: Thu, Sep 18, 2014

    A wee bit 
of Scotch 
in Colorado As Scotland was voting on independence from the United Kingdom on Thursday, The Gazette tracked down five Scottish things in Colorado: - There are an estimated 182 residents of El Paso County who were born in Scotland, according to the 2008-2012...

  • Colorado Springs house fire displaces nine residents

    By andrea sinclair andrea.sinclair@gazette.com -
    Updated: Thu, Sep 18, 2014

    Nine people and two dogs escaped from a burning home in northeast Colorado Springs early Thursday. Five adults, two teens and one baby were able to get out of their home on the 8300 block of Vaquero Circle, off Meadowland Boulevard, east of North Academy Boulevard, just as the blaze...

  • Multi-vehicle wreck slows morning commute on I-25

    By andrea sinclair andrea.sinclair@gazette.com -
    Updated: Thu, Sep 18, 2014

    A four-vehiclec rash on northbound Interstate 25 near the Nevada Avenue exit slowed morning commuters Thursday. There were no injuries in the wreck reported about 7:30 a.m., said Colorado Springs police Lt. Patricia Feese. Tow trucks were en route to the crash and the northbound...

  • Colorado Springs Police Department offers gang prevention class

    By andrea sinclair andrea.sinclair@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Sep 17, 2014

    Colorado Springs police will offer a class for the public to learn more about the department's school resource and juvenile gang prevention programs on Thursday. Attendants will get an overview of police programs to keep schools safe, how juvenile gangs are addressed and the efforts...

  • Static electricity likely cause of 'accidental' power plant fire

    By andrea sinclair andrea.sinclair@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Sep 17, 2014

    An "accidental" fire at Ray Nixon Power Plant prompted a brief evacuation of employees Wednesday but the generators were not shut down, Colorado Springs Utilities officials confirmed. The fire was contained to a coal-handling facility in the far-west end of the property and did not...

  • Colorado Springs man accused of assaulting girlfriend

    By andrea sinclair andrea.sinclair@gazette.com -
    Updated: Tue, Sep 16, 2014

    A Colorado Springs man was accused of domestic violence Monday after his girlfriend went to an area hospital and reported she had been assaulted, police said. Adrian Emilio Felan, 30, was arrested on suspicion of second-degree assault and booked into the El Paso County jail, records...

  • Destructive house fire in Colorado Springs leads to arson investigation

    By andrea sinclair andrea.sinclair@gazette.com -
    Updated: Tue, Sep 16, 2014

    A blaze that destroyed a home and displaced three residents on Sunday was ruled arson by fire investigators, according Colorado Springs fire spokesman Capt. Steve Oswald. Oswald did not say how or where in the home the fire started, adding that fire and police had a "solid"...

  • Police: Traffic stop in Colorado Springs turns up suspected narcotics

    By andrea sinclair andrea.sinclair@gazette.com -
    Published: Tue, Sep 16, 2014

    A routine traffic stop turned into a pursuit and drug bust Monday night in southeast Colorado Springs, police said. Nathaneal Kurt Lear, 31, was arrested on suspicion of possession of a scheduled controlled substance, resisting arrest and multiple traffic offenses, records show. Lear...

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