• The Latest on flooding: Texas evacuations up to 1,000

    Updated: Sun, May 24, 2015

    11:45 a.m. About 1,000 people have been evacuated in Central Texas and an evening curfew has been imposed as fast-moving floodwaters have consumed homes, sent downed power lines snaking into neighborhoods and turned roadways into tributaries. San Marcos city spokeswoman Kristi Wyatt...

  • Defense chief: After Ramadi, Iraq's 'will to fight' at issue

    Updated: Sun, May 24, 2015

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Islamic State group's takeover of the provincial capital Ramadi is stark evidence that Iraqi forces lack the "will to fight," Defense Secretary Ash Carter acknowledged, a harsh assessment that raised new questions about the Obama administration's strategy to...

  • John Nash, wife, 'A Beautiful Mind' inspiration, die in NJ

    Updated: Sun, May 24, 2015

    TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — John Forbes Nash Jr., a mathematical genius whose struggle with schizophrenia was chronicled in the 2001 movie "A Beautiful Mind," has died along with his wife in a car crash on the New Jersey Turnpike. He was 86. Nash and Alicia Nash, 82, of Princeton Township,...

  • John Nash, wife, 'A Beautiful Mind' inspiration, die in car crash

    Associated Press
    Updated: 5 min ago

    TRENTON, N.J. — The Nobel Prize-winning mathematician whose struggle with schizophrenia was chronicled in the 2001 movie "A Beautiful Mind" has died in a car crash along with his wife in New Jersey. John Forbes Nash Jr. was 86. Police say John and Alicia Nash were killed in a taxi...

  • Colorado State Patrol cadet killed, trooper injured in chase; suspect identified

    Associated Press
    Updated: 26 min ago

    LONGMONT — A Colorado State Patrol cadet was killed and a trooper critically injured after they were hit while trying to stop a fleeing car near Longmont. The 27-year-old suspect fled an initial traffic stop in Weld County, Longmont police Cmdr. Jeff Satur said. The man's driver's...

  • Colorado trail runner rescued after large rock traps him

    Associated Press
    Updated: 29 min ago

    BOULDER — A 46-year-old trail runner has been rescued after a large rock fell on his foot near the summit of Bear Peak near Boulder. Authorities say Dave Mackey was running on the mountain trail when he slipped and fell. He grabbed a large rock to stop his fall and pulled the rock...

  • Mandatory evacuation notice issued for part of northeastern Colorado town

    Associated Press
    Updated: 31 min ago

    STERLING — A mandatory evacuation order has been issued for residents in the Globe Meadows area on the north side of Sterling after the North Sterling Reservoir inlet ditch spilled over its banks. The Northeast Public Affairs Collaborative issued a statement early Sunday saying...

  • EDITORIAL: Attack on Stapleton unfair

    The Gazette editorial
    Updated: 34 min ago

    No one has worked harder and smarter than state Treasurer Walker Stapleton to protect Colorado's unstable and underfunded Public Employees' Retirement Association. He has done so while crusading against a billion-dollar-a-year tax increase designed to backfill PERA on a disingenuous...

  • PHOTOS: Colorado Springs-area high schools, colleges commence with graduation season

    The Gazette
    Updated: 56 min ago

    Graduation season is in full swing in the Colorado Springs area. The Gazette is photographing graduations for the Pikes Peak region's Class of 2015. You can see your school's photo gallery, order prints and share your own photos at gazette.com/graduation, presented by Presented...

  • US Defense Secretary: Iraq's 'will to fight' at issue after Ramadi defeat (CORRECTS GARBLE)

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — US Defense Secretary: Iraq's 'will to fight' at issue after Ramadi defeat (CORRECTS GARBLE)

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