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  • Demolition of Colorado Springs 'eyesore' will clear the way for road projects

    By STEPHEN hobbs stephen.hobbs@gazette.com -
    Updated: 4 hr ago

    The decrepit former Express Inn building at U.S. 24 and 8th Street will be demolished, the Colorado Department of Transportation announced Friday. Removal of the building, called an eyesore by city and transportation officials, will begin Monday and could take about two weeks, said...

  • Side Streets: First black governor of Massachusetts has family roots Colorado Springs

    Bill Vogrin
    Updated: 4 hr ago

    What historic link possibly could exist between the Pikes Peak region and Deval Patrick, the first black governor of Massachusetts who was raised by a single mother in a Chicago housing project? A team of genealogists recently turned up strong ties and, in the process, uncovered a...

  • DEA agent arrested in Douglas County domestic violence incident

    By David Migoya, The Denver Post
    Updated: 5 hr ago

    Douglas County sheriff's deputies on Friday arrested a U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency agent on charges of domestic violence and criminal mischief. Special agent Stephen Conor, 47, is in the county detention center through the weekend, a sheriff's spokesman said, and is expected to...

  • Expect wind to kick up Sunday in the Colorado Springs area

    By Wayne Heilman wayneh@gazette.com -
    Updated: 6 hr ago

    Cooler temperatures are expected in Colorado Springs Sunday with a slight chance of snow showers and winds reaching 15-25 mph. A high of 39 degrees is predicted Sunday for Colorado Springs, 8 degrees below the normal temperature for Nov. 23. Pueblo could see temperatures reach 44...

  • CU-Boulder facing Title IX lawsuit from male student suspended in sex assault case

    By Sarah Kuta, Boulder Daily Camera
    Updated: 7 hr ago

    An anonymous male student is suing the University of Colorado for violating his civil rights under Title IX, the federal gender equity law, after he was found guilty of sexual assault by the Boulder campus last year. The student, identified in court documents only as "John Doe," says...

  • Hundreds gather as Waldo Canyon fire memorials are dedicated, victims remembered

    By stephen hobbs stephen.hobbs@gazette.com -
    Updated: 8 hr ago

    On Saturday morning, John and Sheryl Everett listened as elected officials and neighbors in the Mountain Shadows community recounted the harrowing days in June and July 2012, when 347 homes were destroyed and 18,000 acres burned in the Waldo Canyon fire. And the stories from one...

  • Customer information stolen from RTD kiosks

    Associated Press
    Updated: 8 hr ago

    DENVER — Authorities are warning RTD customers who used credit cards to buy their tickets in the Denver metro area that some of their information may have been stolen. The transit authority discovered three card skimmers on Nov. 4 and assured customers none of their information had...

  • Meeting set about parking issues near Colorado Springs community market in former school

    By stephen hobbs stephen.hobbs@gazette.com -
    Updated: 8 hr ago

    A public meeting to discuss the future of parking near Ivywild School is set for 5:30-7:30 p.m. Monday. The meeting will focus on two potential options for Cascade Avenue between Cheyenne Boulevard and Brookside Road. City officials want to add to the 49 parking spaces on the street...

  • Holiday travelers choose Colorado Springs airport for one main reason; some not aware of another perk

    By Wayne Heilman wayneh@gazette.com -
    Updated: 10 hr ago

    Scott and Connie Kumpf and their three sons were exactly the type of passenger the Colorado Springs Airport hoped to attract during the traditionally busy Thanksgiving holiday travel week. The Castle Rock family was traveling Saturday from the Springs to Guatemala to visit their son...

  • Woman found after reported abduction

    Associated Press
    Updated: 11 hr ago

    GOLDEN — The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office says a woman who was reported kidnapped has been found safe. The sheriff's office said in a tweet that 26-year-old Megan Vandellen was found close to the area where 28-year-old David Sikora was arrested on Saturday after the woman was...

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