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  • Denver-bound flight makes emergency landing

    Associated Press
    Updated: 7 min ago

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A United Express flight has made an emergency landing at a southwest Missouri airport after experiencing a cabin depressurization problem. KSPR-TV (http://bit.ly/1tTPps3) reports that the Denver-bound flight landed after 5 p.m. Friday at Springfield-Branson...

  • Pikes Peak region bands march into state competition finals at Falcon Stadium

    By dEBBIE kELLEY debbie.kelley@gazette.com -
    Published: Sat, Oct 25, 2014

    The tradition lives on. Local high schools again dominated the 4A division in the Colorado Bandmasters Association state marching band championships. Jerry Pierce, whose daughter is in the Color Guard at Air Academy High School, was excited Saturday, after the eight 4A finalists...

  • Colorado Springs family struggles after crash - but not with forgiveness

    By kassondra cloos - the gazette
    Updated: 46 min ago

    Megiddeh Goldston carefully pulled Raphael Hameed's wheelchair through the front door of his apartment on a warm, sunny fall day. - Then she sat next to Hameed's wife, Heidi, on the couch as Goldston's young son played on the floor with toys that had belonged to the Hameed's son. - The...

  • Council members open City Hall to hear from public about City for Champions

    By stephen hobbs stephen.hobbs@gazette.com -
    Updated: 1 hr ago

    A handful of citizens and council members gathered at City Hall Saturday afternoon to discuss the City for Champions project and collect signatures for a petition effort. Council members Joel Miller and Helen Collins held office hours to hear from and talk to members of the public....

  • Unseasonably warm temperatures continue across Colorado, new records set

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

    Colorado Springs didn't have a record high temperature on Saturday, but several other Colorado cities did. Alamosa's 75 degree weather tied a record that was set in 1959, the National Weather Service in Pueblo reported. A high temperature of 80 degrees was recorded Saturday...

  • Speakers: Colorado Springs is not immune from human trafficking, slavery

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

    Human trafficking and slavery may seem like a far away problem to residents of the Pikes Peak region. The issue is often stigmatized as an international worry or representative of a different age in American history. But arrests by Colorado Springs police this year, including last...

  • Congressional District 5 race pits military veteran against long-time politician

    By MEGAN SCHRADER megan.schrader@gazette.com -
    Updated: 3 hr ago

    Republican Congressman Doug Lamborn of Colorado Springs is seeking his fifth term in office, but standing in his way is retired Air Force Maj. Gen. Irv Halter. The race for the 5th Congressional District has been odd, with the incumbent engaging in little active campaigning while his...

  • Trinidad woman arrested after brief chase, crash

    By stephen hobbs stephen.hobbs@gazette.com -
    Published: Sat, Oct 25, 2014

    A 41-year-old woman was arrested after she allegedly drove away from Colorado State Patrol troopers during a traffic stop and later crashed, the state patrol reported. Shay Santistevan of Trinidad was stopped around 6 p.m., troopers said. When she drove off, troopers pursued her but...

  • Resident surprises burglar in Colorado Springs home, man arrested

    By stephen hobbs stephen.hobbs@gazette.com -
    Published: Sat, Oct 25, 2014

    A 29-year-old man was arrested Friday after he allegedly broke into a person's home, Colorado Springs police said. Russell Scallion entered a home around 8 p.m. on the 6300 block of Village Lane and had a phone and iPOD in his hand when a female resident returned to find Scallion...

  • Overnight tire slashing affects close to 70 people, numbers could rise

    By stephen hobbs stephen.hobbs@gazette.com -
    Updated: 9 hr ago

    About 70 people had their tires slashed overnight and the number of those affected could continue to rise as Colorado Springs police investigate what looks to be an indiscriminate crime. Officers discovered many vehicles with slashed tires, around 4:30 a.m. Saturday morning, in the...

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