Road updates top Colorado Springs mayor's budget wishlist


Colorado Springs Mayor John Suthers submitted his proposed 2016 budget to the City Council on Monday, with requests to fund stormwater projects, police body cameras and a few items to bolster business.


Gazette Peak Performer of the Week: Katie Rainsberger, Air Academy cross country


Last season, Katie Rainsberger conquered the state of Colorado. Now, she's taking her dominance to the national level.

The Air Academy senior - who is the defending 4A Colorado cross country state champion -...

Patrick Kennedy memoir exposes rift among his relatives

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Ex-congressman Patrick Kennedy's mother says she didn't know her son was writing a book and she didn't help him with it in any way.

Kennedy's memoir, "A Common Struggle" came out...

Seattle boy becomes 4th prep football-related fatality of season

By: News services

A 17-year-old football player died Monday morning in the country's fourth fatal high school football injury of the season, officials said.

Kenney Bui, a senior defensive back and wide receiver, was hurt...

Rio Olympics cutting costs with Brazil deep in recession

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Olympic organizers, faced with the reality of a country deep in recession, are trimming costs to keep their budget balanced.

To keep spending in line, officials say they will cut back on...

In writings, Oregon gunman ranted about others being crazy

ROSEBURG, Ore. (AP) — The gunman who killed nine people at an Oregon community college last week complained in writings he left behind that everyone else was crazy and ranted about not having a girlfriend, a law...

Police: Cardboard box part of attempted robbery in Colorado Springs

By: chhun sun

One of two men who attempted to rob a northeast Colorado Springs gas station late Monday wore a cardboard box on his head and carried a knife, police said.

One man stood at the door just before 11 p.m. while...

Police battle return of Internet cafes in Colorado

By: The Associated Press

GRAND JUNCTION — Authorities say new Internet gaming cafes have popping up in western Colorado, trying to skirt a new law that cracks down on illegal gambling.

The Grand Junction Sentinel reports...