CDOT: Study to widen I-25 from Monument to Denver imminent; light rail will take more time

By: matt steiner matt.steiner@gazette.com

Anyone who travels between Monument and Denver with regularity has experienced their share of standstills along Interstate 25. The smallest hiccup - whether a fender bender, a sudden squall or high-traffic - can...

Colorado considering new child care rules

By: The Associated Press

DENVER — The Colorado Department of Human Services is considering a requirement that social workers examine prior contacts with a child to determine if further investigation is necessary after the deaths of 43...

Lawsuit filed by father of slain toddler alleges Colorado Springs police failed to report abuse

By: LANCE BENZEL lance.benzel@gazette.com

A slain toddler could have been spared "weeks of ongoing torture" had Colorado Springs police pursued repeated requests for help by the father's family, according to a wrongful death lawsuit against the city.

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Woodland Park man killed in avalanche while snow biking

By: The Associated Press

SALIDA — Authorities say a person riding a snow bike was killed by an avalanche near Buena Vista in central Colorado.

The Chaffee County Sheriff's Office says a group of snowmobilers near the summit of...

WATCH: Trapped driver freed by Colorado Springs Fire Department

By: Rich Laden, The Gazette

Colorado Springs Police and Fire Departments are on the scene Saturday morning of a two-vehicle crash just east of  Interstate 25 and Woodmen Road on Colorado Springs’ north side, and Fire Department tweets...

Hickenlooper stresses need to find money for highways in Colorado Springs speech

By: Wayne Heilman wayneh@gazette.com

Gov. John Hickenlooper has a solution for Colorado residents who are "fed up" with gridlock on state highways.

Find the money.

Hickenlooper on Friday pointed to the need to widen a clogged stretch of...

Ice sculpture will be carved into a Broncos work of beauty

By: Eric Singer, The Gazette

Broncos Super Bowl fever is hitting a feverish pitch, despite the frigid temperatures.

A two-ton ice sculpture will be carved into a Broncos work of beauty at the Promenade Shops at Briargate, 1885 Briargate...

Colorado Springs man gets maximum prison sentence in DUI manslaughter guilty plea

By: LANCE BENZEL lance.benzel@gazette.com

A Colorado Springs drunken driver killed his domestic partner of 38 years and critically injured another man when he slammed into a turning vehicle on North Nevada Avenue at upwards of 90 mph, prosecutors say.

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