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  • I-25 crash sends three to hospital; morning commute slowed

    By Kassondra Cloos kassondra.cloos@gazette.com -
    Updated: 10 hr ago

    A Wednesday morning crash on the southbound entrance ramp at Interstate 25 and Circle Drive sent three people to the hospital on Wednesday. Details about the crash were few as police continued their investigation. Two vehicles were involved with at least one rollover, and least one...

  • State Patrol's Zero Tolerance weekend yields thousands of citations, but one goal not met

    BY lisa walton lisa.walton@gazette.com -
    Updated: 13 hr ago

    You may have noticed more state troopers on the road over the weekend or a road sign or two encouraging drivers to buckle up, drive sober and put the phone down. That's because from 6 p.m. Friday to midnight Sunday, troopers hit the roads for the Colorado State Patrol's second "Zero...

  • Jogger who died after he was hit by SUV in Falcon identified

    By CAROL MCGRAW carol.mcgraw@gazette.com -
    Updated: 13 hr ago

    The jogger who died after being struck Saturday by an SUV in Falcon has been identified as Michael Copote, 38, of Falcon, the Colorado State Patrol said Tuesday in a release. The State Patrol said Copote was jogging with his back to approaching traffic on the east side of Eastonville...

  • FBI: 3 Colorado girls may have tried to join Islamic jihadis

    By Sadie Gurman, Associated Press
    Updated: 13 hr ago

    DENVER — Authorities are investigating whether three teenage girls from suburban Denver who may have been trying to join Islamic State militants in Syria have friends or associates with similar intentions. A U.S. official said the evidence gathered so far made it clear that the girls...

  • Study: Walking and texting can have dangerous consequences

    By Kassondra Cloos kassondra.cloos@gazette.com -
    Updated: 13 hr ago

    Left, right, left, text. Simply looking both ways before crossing the street isn't enough to keep kids safe anymore - a new study found 40 percent of teens have been hit or nearly hit by cars, bikes or motorcycles while crossing the street. The study, "Teens on the Move," conducted...

  • Fort Carson troops head to Germany for exercise to counter Russian aggression

    By tom roeder tom.roeder@gazette.com -
    Yesterday

    About 100 Fort Carson soldiers headed to Germany on Tuesday to take part in a training exercise that's part of a NATO effort to counter Russian aggression in the region. The soldiers, from the 4th Infantry Division's headquarters, will help lead NATO troops in a mock battle called...

  • Sheriff's Office issues warrant for burglary suspect who prompted school lockdowns

    By Kassondra Cloos kassondra.cloos@gazette.com -
    Updated: 22 hr ago

    A man considered to be armed and dangerous is wanted by the El Paso County Sheriff's Office after a burglary Monday morning that put a slew of Widefield schools on secure perimeter. Austin Joseph Hood, 25, of Colorado Springs is believed to have burglarized a home on the 7000 block of...

  • Wet summer may help city IT budget

    By monica mendoza - the gazette
    Published: Wed, Oct 22, 2014

    A rainy summer helped the parks department with its 2014 budget, and it just might help the information technology department in 2015. - The city budgeted $3.7 million to water the city's parks in 2014, park officials said Tuesday during the second day of the City Council budget...

  • Developers, construction businesses put money behind school bond measures

    By DEBBIE KELLEY debbie.kelley@gazette.com -
    Yesterday

    The most recent campaign finance reports filed with the Colorado Secretary of State's office show that developers and others involved with the real estate industry have a heavy hand in backing local school property tax proposals. Of the six local school districts asking voters to...

  • Cost of funding city election a sticking point

    By monica mendoza - the gazette
    Yesterday

    There is $600,000 budgeted for 2015 city elections. - Some council members question whether that is enough. What if there is a mayoral runoff, as there was in 2011, some council members asked City Clerk Sarah Johnson. - Johnson said at the council's budget meeting Tuesday that if there...

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