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  • 2 killed in crash with truck carrying logs in northern Colorado

    Associated Press
    Updated: 7 hr ago

    GREELEY — Authorities say two people were killed and two others were injured when the vehicle they were in was struck by a tractor-trailer that rolled over north of Greeley. The Greeley Tribune reports (http://bit.ly/1wmTEtj ) the truck was hauling logs when it rolled on...

  • Man assaulted with fireplace poker in Colorado Springs

    lisa walton lisa.walton@gazette.com -
    Updated: 7 hr ago

    Police are searching for a man who allegedly attacked another man with a fireplace poker in northeast Colorado Springs on Monday night. Officers responded to a disturbance in the 6100 block Gunshot Pass Drive, west of Powers Boulevard, just after 6 p.m. Police said the suspect,...

  • The Country Life: A house fit for a goat - or two

    By Bill Radford bill.radford@gazette.com -
    Published: Tue, Sep 16, 2014

    It was a nice goat house - a deluxe one, even, with skylights and a bay window. Too bad it wouldn't stay together. A used shed we got through Craigslist had housed our goats Nana and Christmas for a year and a half. The shed, made by a company named Thinking Outside, held up through...

  • Septic tank argument may have led to fatal Calhan shooting

    By Lisa Walton lisa.walton@gazette.com -
    Updated: 8 hr ago

    A 59-year-old woman was arrested on suspicion of first-degree murder in the shooting death of a man in Calhan on Monday afternoon, according to the El Paso County Sheriff's Office. Authorities said Heather Marie Neville allegedly shot and killed the man during an altercation. The...

  • Colorado Springs charity supports children who have lost parents to war

    By tom roeder tom.roeder@gazette.com -
    Updated: 9 hr ago

    A Colorado Springs charity that supports the children of fallen troops is hoping for a big turnout at its Saturday fundraiser run at Fox Run Regional Park. Angels of America's Fallen tries to help kids who have lost a parent at war rebuild their lives through sports and activities....

  • Marijuana caregivers face Colorado crackdown

    Associated Press
    Published: Tue, Sep 16, 2014

    DENVER — Marijuana caregivers who grow pot on behalf of medical patients are under the microscope on Colorado — again. The state Board of Health is due to vote Tuesday on a new rule limiting those marijuana caregivers to 10 patients. Currently caregivers can have up to five patients,...

  • Poachers sought in death of bear near Canon City

    By lance benzel lance.benzel@gazette.com -
    Yesterday

    Wildlife officials are offering a $2,000 reward for information leading to the capture of the poacher or poachers responsible for killing a black bear with a series of arrow strikes. The bear was shot several times and was found "within the past two weeks" in the Dawson Ranch...

  • Grant allows for staff expansion at Peak Vista's Fountain clinic

    By Jakob Rodgers jakob.rodgers@gazette.com -
    Updated: 20 hr ago

    Peak Vista Community Health Centers' new Fountain clinic could be fully staffed by the end of the year - a development that would allow 2,200 more patients to be seen at the facility, the nonprofit's leader said Monday. A $463,090 grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human...

  • Jury selection underway in trial of teen accused in Colorado Springs double-slaying

    The Gazette -
    Updated: 19 hr ago

    Jury selection began Monday in the trial of a teen accused of slaying a Fort Carson soldier and his pregnant wife during a burglary at their Colorado Springs home. Macyo Joelle January, 19, was 17 years old when he allegedly fatally shot Sgt. David Dunlap and his wife, Whitney Butler,...

  • If 'Fluffy' won't do, check out these bizarre cat names

    By Carol McGraw carol.mcgraw@gazette.com -
    Updated: 21 hr ago

    California-based Veterinary Pet Insurance has just released its annual ranking of the most bizarre cat names in its database. Here are the top 5: l. Snuggle Butt Le Lee 2 Count Flufferton 3. Katy Purry 4. Walter Croncat 5.

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