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  • Colorado theater shooter asked police if children were hurt

    Associated Press
    Updated: 2 min ago

    CENTENNIAL — A video played for jurors in the trial of Colorado theater shooter James Holmes includes a dazed-sounding Holmes asking detectives "There weren't any children hurt, were there?" The video shows detectives interviewing Holmes at the Aurora Police Department about two...

  • Colorado zoo mourns loss of longest living resident, Bertie the hippo

    Jesse Paul, Denver Post
    Updated: 14 min ago

    A 58-year-old hippopotamus who was the longest living animal resident at the Denver Zoo and one of its celebrity residents was euthanized Monday as his age left him in declining health. Bertie, or Bert as he was known, was also the oldest hippo in accredited North American zoos....

  • Boy charged in classmate's stabbing at Denver-area school

    Associated Press
    Updated: 47 min ago

    BROOMFIELD — Prosecutors have charged a 14-year-old boy accused of stabbing a classmate at a suburban Denver school. District Attorney Dave Young announced Monday that the boy, whose name has not been released, is facing charges of attempted first-degree murder, first-degree assault...

  • Colorado Springs foreclosures rise in April, but big-picture look tells brighter story

    By rich laden -
    Updated: 48 min ago

    Colorado Springs-area foreclosure filings increased in April when compared with the previous month, but the overall pace of foreclosure activity is at a 14-year low, according to a report Monday from the El Paso County Public Trustee's Office. Foreclosure filings, which are the start...

  • Douglas Bruce pays fine in case linked to Colorado Springs councilwoman's ethics case

    Updated: 50 min ago

    Anti-tax activist and former state Rep. Douglas Bruce on Monday paid the Colorado Springs treasurer $7,816.28 to satisfy a judgment ordered by a district court judge. Bruce called the court costs an "unreasonable demand by the city attorney's office." He then joined two members of...

  • Colorado Springs officials to present transition plan for YMCA ownership of Senior Center

    Updated: 51 min ago

    Colorado Springs officials next week will present a transition plan for the YMCA of the Pikes Peak region to take over operations of the Colorado Springs Senior Center. The city will unveil its plans during a meeting at 1:30 p.m. on May 13 at the senior center, 1514 N. Hancock Ave. A...

  • StoryCorps MobileBooth back in Colorado Springs to collect locals' stories

    By Jennifer Mulson -
    Updated: 52 min ago

    When the StoryCorps MobileBooth rolled into Colorado Springs for a month in 2009, people started to talk - literally. Two of those people were Jeff Bieri, program director at KRCC (91.5 FM), and his foster mother, Mary Miller. They cozied up over a table inside the traveling studio...

  • Plea deal could be in works for accused Fort Carson soldiers

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    Two Fort Carson soldiers waived their rights to a preliminary hearing Monday to air evidence on charges that they raped a Colorado Springs teenager. Prosecutors allege Spc. Noel A. Acevedo-Mercado and Pfc. John C. Donathan met the 17-year-old girl at an October party in the woods off...

  • Colorado Springs home prices and sales jump again in April

    By rich laden -
    Updated: 1 hr ago

    Colorado Springs-area home sales and prices rose again last month, as buyer demand showed no signs of slowing, according to a Pikes Peak Association of Realtors report. Sales of single-family homes totaled 1,124 in April, a nearly 22 percent increase over the same month last year,...

  • Colorado Springs school celebrates 90th birthday this week

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    Narrow hallways, no air conditioning, heavy oak doors and winding staircases may not seem like ideal features for a modern middle school. But the 90-year-old architecture at North Middle School near downtown Colorado Springs is what two longtime employees like most about the...

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