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  • Hundreds gather as Waldo Canyon fire memorials are dedicated

    By stephen hobbs stephen.hobbs@gazette.com -
    Updated: 0 min ago

    Hundreds of people gathered at Mountain Shadows Park Saturday for the dedication of memorials remembering the Waldo Canyon fire. The event, which began at the newly completed park playground, presented the Bill and Barbara Everett memorial hiking trail and dedicated the Waldo Canyon...

  • Mother of 7 accused of running prostitution business in Colorado

    Associated Press
    Updated: 14 min ago

    LONGMONT — Police have arrested a 40-year-old Longmont woman alleging she had been running a prostitution operation out of her home where six minor children were living at the time. Police charged the woman with prostitution, six counts of child abuse and possession of drug...

  • 11 people with multiple arrests face possible ban from downtown Colorado Springs

    By stephen hobbs stephen.hobbs@gazette.com -
    Updated: 31 min ago

    Eleven people who could be banned from areas of downtown Colorado Springs committed crimes such as trespassing, drinking alcohol in city parks and spending time in public parks after hours, according to Colorado Springs police. Those crimes, police and business owners argue,...

  • Enjoy Saturday around Colorado Springs before weather turns

    By stephen hobbs stephen.hobbs@gazette.com -
    Updated: 38 min ago

    Above average temperatures are expected in Colorado Springs Saturday for the third day in a row. The sunny and warm weather is predicted throughout the region, said Peggy Perales, hydrometeorological technician with the National Weather Service in Pueblo. "Today will be very nice,"...

  • Rape kits can be hard to find for college students in Colorado

    By KRISTIN JONES Rocky Mountain PBS I-News -
    Published: Sat, Nov 22, 2014

    Jada Garber, tall and confident, was entering her senior year at the University of Colorado at Boulder in 2011 when she was forced into a group she never wanted to join. She became the one out of five women who is sexually assaulted during her time in college. The man who attacked...

  • Late-night Colorado Springs pizza delivery turns ugly, police say

    By stephen hobbs stephen.hobbs@gazette.com -
    Updated: 2 hr ago

    A Domino's Pizza delivery person was robbed of pizzas and other food Friday night, Colorado Springs police said. The employee was delivering pizzas around 11 p.m. near 5030 El Camino Drive, when the person was knocked to the ground. Police did not release the gender of the delivery...

  • Retailers and restaurants open, and others coming soon, to downtown Colorado Springs

    Stephen Hobbs
    Updated: 5 hr ago

    Here's a roundup of what's happening in downtown Colorado Springs with restaurants and retail: Restaurants: Odyssey Gastropub The bar and grill had a soft opening Wednesday and is now officially open for business. The restaurant is slated to stay open until 11 p.m. Thursday and...

  • Several more Colorado ski areas are open

    By Lance Benzel lance.benzel@gazette.com -
    Updated: 5 hr ago

    After a relatively sluggish start to the season, skiers and snowboarders are preparing to hit the slopes at a half-dozen new resorts this weekend. Among the areas ringing in a new season - and adding to the variety of terrain available to snow sports enthusiasts - are Vail Mountain...

  • Woman hit while crossing Academy Boulevard in Colorado Springs, may be cited

    lisa walton lisa.walton@gazette.com -
    Updated: 6 hr ago

    A woman who was hit by a car Friday morning on Academy Boulevard may be cited for crossing against the walk signal, Colorado Springs police said. The woman had made it across several lanes of traffic at the intersection of Airport Road, when she was hit by a northbound car. 
She...

  • Respondents to Gazette poll say Colorado Springs police officer justified in hitting fighting teen

    The Gazette -
    Updated: 6 hr ago

    A fight between two teen girls at Coronado High School in which a Colorado Springs police officer intervened went viral on social media late Thursday and throughout Friday. Various cell phone videos were circulated on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and other sites, with people voicing...

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