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  • Deputies: Security burglary spree ended in rollover wreck

    By tom roeder tom.roeder@gazette.com -
    Updated: 14 min ago

    An early morning burglary spree in Security on Saturday ended in a car chase and rollover wreck, El Paso County deputies said. The Sheriff's office said that before 4 a.m. a diminutive burglar wiggled through a pet door at a home on Estrella Vista Street and nabbed the keys to a 2007...

  • Lawyers: Colorado Springs detective's arrest 'undermines' cases

    BY KASSONDRA CLOOS and tom Roeder The Gazette -
    Updated: 26 min ago

    Allegations that could shatter a homicide detective's credibility could have serious consequences for cases he has investigated, Colorado Springs defense attorneys say. Colorado Springs Police Department Detective Paul D. Patton was arrested Monday on suspicion of falsely accusing a...

  • Man sought since 2012 for failing to register as sex offender arrested

    By stephen hobbs stephen.hobbs@gazette.com -
    Updated: 39 min ago

    A 39-year-old man accused of failing to register as a sex offender who was wanted since 2012 was arrested Friday in Douglas County, the El Paso County Sheriff's Office reported. Toby Mohr, wanted on three warrants out of El Paso County for failing to register as a sex offender, was...

  • Back to School: Pikes Peak region districts offer new programs, new buildings

    By DEBBIE KELLEY debbie.kelley@gazette.com -
    Updated: 1 hr ago

    That six-letter "s" word, school, isn't just around the corner. It's here. Two of the Pikes Peak region's 17 public school districts, Falcon School District 49 and Ellicott School District 22, resume classes this week. A few more start back next week, with most in session by the...

  • Hickenlooper begins new state tour to sell TABOR fix

    The Associated Press
    Updated: 1 hr ago

    LEADVILLE — Gov. John Hickenlooper is launching a statewide tour to push for a change in how the state spends money, asking Coloradans to help him overhaul the Taxpayer's Bill of Rights, also known as TABOR. Hickenlooper wants to exempt the hospital provider fee from state revenue...

  • Disc golfers celebrate christening of new Colorado Springs course

    By lance benzel lance.benzel@gazette.com -
    Updated: 4 hr ago

    With a powerful right-hand toss, Nathan Winfield hurled a flying disc near an oxbow of Fountain Creek hoping he hadn't just tossed away $15. Lost discs, it turns out, are just part of the fun at Aviary Disc Golf Course in central Colorado Springs, which was dedicated Friday as the...

  • Owners turning to auctions to sell their high-end properties

    The Associated Press
    Updated: 6 hr ago

    EDWARDS — Bob and Karin Weber built their dream home 14 years ago, creating an 11,000-square-foot mountaintop oasis. Now that the couple is in their 70s, they're ready to downsize and possibly move to nearby Vail. After trying the traditional list-and-wait method of selling the...

  • Boulder police: Witness with concealed gun thwarts murder attempt outside church

    Boulder Daily Camera
    Updated: 7 hr ago

    Police describe Heriberto Haro-Luna, drunk and incensed, confronting his recently estranged wife in a Boulder church parking lot, trapping her by the neck and threatening to slit her throat as she uttered final prayers. It was just before 6 p.m. Thursday, and an employee of Sacred...

  • Falcon girl learns moves from Broncos Cheerleaders

    BY ERIC SINGER eric.singer@gazette.com -
    Updated: 8 hr ago

    Cheyenne Dyess doesn't let anything get her down, even her battle with T-cell lymphoblastic lymphoma. The Falcon 10-year-old got another huge reason to smile on Friday afternoon. Two Denver Broncos cheerleaders arrived at the University of Colorado Health Memorial Hospital Center in...

  • 3 new laws will benefit Colorado veterans

    BY TOM ROEDER tom.roeder@gazette.com -
    Updated: 12 hr ago

    A measure that will allow military honors to be displayed on handicap license plates is one of three veteran-friendly Colorado General Assembly measures becoming law Wednesday. Colorado Springs Republican Rep. Kit Roupe said she wrote HB-1026 to give extra honor to those disabled in...

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