Air Force Academy superintendent Michelle Johnson: All of our cadets go pro

By: Lt. Gen. Michelle Johnson, U.S. Air Force Academy

I love sports - the competition, the teamwork, the athleticism. Our twin boys even humor me when I'm not traveling, and we go shoot hoops, throw the ball, or even see who can do the most flips and twists on the...

Vehicle crashes into two Colorado Springs homes


"It was the scariest sound I've ever heard," Springs resident Javonte Nunm told 11 News after a car crashed into two homes Saturday morning.

The crash was reported shortly before 6 a.m. on the 1500 block of...

Bomb squad called to Garden of the Gods to investigate pressure bombs

By: The Gazette

The regional bomb squad went to Garden of the Gods Park in western Colorado Springs on Saturday morning to investigate reports of pressure bombs in one of the park's parking lots.

According to Colorado...

Military Update: Conferees shape leaner budget for pay, benefits

By: Tom Philpott Military Update

Military members and families have little to cheer from compromises House and Senate conferees have reached as they finalized details of key personnel provisions in the fiscal 2016 defense authorization...

Air Force Academy superintendent looks back on her first two years on the job


In her first days on the job at the Air Force Academy, Lt. Gen. Michelle Johnson found herself justifying the school's existence amid a Pentagon budget crunch and a looming government shutdown.

Two years...

Military Briefs

By: The Gazette

CC to hold vet events during homecoming

Colorado College will host events for the school's veterans along with its annual homecoming events.

At 9:30 a.m. Friday at the Cornerstone Arts Center, professor...

Colorado Springs area military events starting Oct. 4, 2015

By: Carlotta Olson



Air Force Falcons hockey vs. Denver - 7:05 p.m. Clune Arena, Air Force Academy, go online for tickets:


First-person portrayal of a...

Lawyer: Shut down marijuana 'social club' not breaking Colorado Springs laws


A marijuana social club that opened Friday amid questions over the legality of such venues - and a citywide moratorium on new ones - has been shut down for reasons completely unrelated to marijuana.