• Defending champion wins women's hot dog eating competition

    Updated: Sat, Jul 4, 2015

    NEW YORK (AP) — Defending champion Miki Sudo captured the women's division of the annual July Fourth hot dog eating contest at Nathan's Famous in Coney Island on Saturday with a flourish that emphasized strategy rather than condiments. The Las Vegas woman ate 38 hot dogs and buns in...

  • Defending female champion wins Nathan's hot dog eating competition

    Associated Press
    Updated: 2 min ago

      NEW YORK — Defending champion Miki Sudo captured the women's division of the annual July Fourth hot dog eating contest at Nathan's Famous in Coney Island on Saturday with a flourish that emphasized strategy rather than condiments. The Las Vegas woman ate 38 hot dogs and buns...

  • Tunisian leader calls state of emergency, state media says

    Updated: 3 min ago

    TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Tunisia's president declared a state of emergency on Saturday, more than a week after a gunman at a popular resort attacked foreign tourists on the beach, killing 38 people. It was not immediately clear why President Beji Caid Essebsi decided to declare the state...

  • Meth, cocaine, heroin and marijuana all in one day, say Colorado Springs police

    By JACK HOWLAND The Gazette -
    Updated: 11 min ago

    A man was arrested on traffic charges, attempting to influence a public servant and various narcotics charges after a traffic stop Friday afternoon, according to Colorado Springs police.  Gregory Collins, 50, was stopped at the intersection of Fountain Boulevard and Chelton Road...

  • Gay marriage opponents propose 2 Colorado ballot measures

    Associated Press
    Updated: 34 min ago

    DENVER — Gay marriage opponents have filed two proposed Colorado ballot measures in response to the Supreme Court ruling that same-sex couples have a right to marry nationwide. The Denver Post reports (http://dpo.st/1GX8VEr ) that one measure would redefine same-sex marriages in...

  • Dempsey, Chandler score as US beats Guatemala 4-0

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Clint Dempsey wants to look ahead to helping the U.S. defend its CONCACAF Gold Cup title and not back to his confrontation with a referee that caused American coach Jurgen Klinsmann to replace the fiery forward as captain for the tournament. Dempsey converted a...

  • Colorado Springs Philharmonic director expects record crowd at Fourth of July concert

    By Amanda Hancock The Gazette -
    Updated: 1 hr ago

    What goes better with the boom of fireworks than a side of symphony? Back for its 43rd round, the Colorado Springs Philharmonic will light up Memorial Park on the Fourth with tunes and plenty of red, white and blue to go around. "It's an event that makes our community great - it's...

  • Air Force loses key basketball recruit one week into basic training

    Brent Briggeman
    Updated: 1 hr ago

    One week into basic training, Air Force has lost a key basketball recruit. Garrett Thibodeaux announced Friday night on Twitter that he had committed to the University of Texas at San Antonio. This came a day after he announced he was reopening his recruitment and just eight days...

  • Officials warn of firecrackers' impact on veterans with PTSD

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    ATLANTA (AP) — Health care professionals are asking Georgians who are using firecrackers to celebrate the Fourth of July to be cautious around veterans who have post-traumatic stress disorder. Psychologist Corissa Callahan works with veterans at the Shepherd Center in Atlanta and...

  • Live coverage: Fourth of July in the Colorado Springs area

    The Gazette
    Updated: 2 hr ago

    Welcome to the Fourth of July. Gazette reporters will be checking out scenes from various parts of the Colorado Springs area throughout Saturday as we celebrate Independence Day. Scroll down to see updates via Twitter (#gazFourth) or check out our main Twitter page @csgazette....

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