NY National Guard helps send Christmas trees to bases

BALLSTON SPA, N.Y. (AP) — Soldiers and airmen from the New York National Guard are helping in the annual effort to send Christmas trees to military bases around the country and overseas.

Monday morning,...

LSU says Les Miles to stay; Tigers beat Texas A&M 19-7

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Les Miles rode across the Tiger Stadium field on the shoulders of his players while fans chanted his name.

It would have been quite a send-off, except LSU's administration doesn't want...

Police officer shot, killed during call; suspect in custody

NEW FLORENCE, Pa. (AP) — A 31-year-old man is in custody in the shooting death of a veteran police officer who was responding to a domestic dispute in western Pennsylvania.

State police say Ray Shetler Jr....

Andy Murray gives Britain Davis Cup title after 79 years

GHENT, Belgium (AP) — Andy Murray gave Britain its first Davis Cup title in 79 years when he beat Belgium's David Goffin 6-3, 7-5, 6-3 in the first of reverse singles Sunday.

The win gave Britain an...

Gleneagle man arrested after father shot in family dispute, authorities say

By: lance benzel lance.benzel@gazette.com

An early morning family dispute in Glen Eagle erupted into violence Sunday when a man shot his father in the head while three other family members were home.

The shooter, a man in his 40s, was taken into...

Colorado Springs citizens: Mass shootings, tragedy don't define the city or its people

By: RYAN MAYE HANDY ryanmaye.handy@gazette.com


It's one thing to experience disaster for the first time. A wildfire, a flood, a mass shooting. A community gets through them all because it must, because it can do nothing else.

But to live...

Colorado Springs Broncos fans continue epic tailgating legacy at Mile High

By: Stephanie Earls stephanie.earls@gazette.com

When you're a tailgating celebrity on home turf, you know where to pregame - the spots with the best food, most fun, where fans consistently take their passion a step above. That's why Pompom Monster's canvass in...

Colorado Springs LDS church hosts creche exhibit, live Nativity

By: Stephanie Earls stephanie.earls@gazette.com

When Jenny and Tim Allen agreed to take on the roles of Mary and Joseph in their church's live Nativity a decade ago, a family holiday tradition was born.

"At the time, we were expecting our fourth child so...