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  • Yakub Memon, convicted in 1993 Mumbai blasts has been hanged

    Updated: 36 min ago

    NEW DELHI (AP) — Yakub Abdul Razak Memon, the only death row convict in India's deadliest terror attack, the 1993 Mumbai bombings that killed 257 people, was hanged early Thursday on his birthday after the country's president rejected a last-minute mercy plea. Memon was executed...

  • Teen charged in death of 8-year-old to appear in court

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (AP) — A 15-year-old boy charged with murder, kidnapping and rape in the death of an 8-year-old girl in an artists' complex in a California beach town is scheduled to appear in court. Police say Adrian Jerry Gonzalez lured Madyson Middleton into his family's...

  • US home rental prices climb again in June

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home rental prices climbed much faster than incomes in June. But there are signs of slowing momentum around New York, Los Angeles and Washington. Real estate data firm Zillow says that U.S. rental prices rose a seasonally adjusted 4.3 percent in June from a year...

  • Colorado Springs couple transforms area summits into temporary radio stations

    By lance benzel lance.benzel@gazette.com -
    Published: Thu, Jul 30, 2015

    Stuck on the summit without a signal? Stay calm and reach for the breath mints - at least that's the unlikely advice that Frank and Lynn Skinner might offer. The husband and wife from Colorado Springs spend weekends hunting for radio signals on summits across the Pikes Peak region....

  • Southern Colorado cliffs become hot rock climbing destination

    By LANCE BENZEL lance.benzel@gazette.com -
    Updated: 12 hr ago

    Shelf Road Climbing Area, north of Cañon City - Long before dusty touring vans and sticker-laden Subarus swarmed these pitted limestone cliffs, the Shelf Road climbing area was ground zero in a hidden war. It was the early 1980s, and tensions were boiling between rival bands of rock...

  • AP Sources: Phillies agree to trade Cole Hamels to Texas

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — After years of trade speculation, Cole Hamels' time in Philadelphia is ending. Two people familiar with the deal say the Phillies have agreed to trade the ace left-hander to the Texas Rangers for a package of prospects. Both people spoke to The Associated Press...

  • Asian stocks mixed after Fed leaves rates unchanged

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    BEIJING (AP) — Chinese stocks held steady Thursday following this week's turbulence while other Asian markets were mixed after the U.S. Federal Reserve left interest rates unchanged at a record low. KEEPING SCORE: The Shanghai Composite Index was little changed at 3,787.49 and Hong...

  • Deaths for July 30, 2015

    Published: Wed, Jul 29, 2015

    Stephen Michael Broeker Born July 15, 1959. Died July 28, 2015. Cartographer, longtime Colorado Springs resident. Survived by his companion, Marina Intelligator; a son, Nicholas "Klaus"; and four daughters, Anna Broeker, Casey Dunham, Elizabeth Udall and Emily Faith. Memorial...

  • Kaka named MVP with goal, assist in MLS' victory over Tottenham

    by SCOTT KANIEWSKI scott.kaniewski@gazette.com -
    Updated: 2 hr ago

    COMMERCE CITY - Before Wednesday's MLS All-Star Game, Clint Dempsey said he was looking forward to playing most with Kaka and David Villa. Fans got to see why. Dempsey started a play that went to Kaka and ended with Villa scoring on an easy redirect in the 23rd minute that turned...

  • Colorado Springs' Jenkins brothers making their mark on national mountain biking stage

    By JOE PAISLEY joe.paisley@gazette.com
    Updated: 3 hr ago

    A blur of brightly colored spandex caught Nolan Jenkins' eye, and a passion for mountain biking was born. The rising Colorado Springs School freshman, now 14, went to the Leadville 100 race about four years ago, and Durango-based mountain biking national champ Todd Wells blew past...

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