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  • Air Force Academy graduate, decorated combat veteran killed in F-15 crash

    ASSOCIATED PRESS -
    Updated: 20 hr ago

    BOSTON - The pilot killed in the crash of an F-15 jet this week in the remote Virginia mountains was an Air Force Academy graduate and decorated combat veteran with 17 years of experience flying the planes, military officials in Massachusetts said Friday. The pilot, Lt. Col. Morris...

  • Convicted elk poacher, a former Boulder cop, avoids prison

    Associated Press
    Updated: 21 hr ago

    BOULDER — Former Boulder police Officer Sam Carter was spared prison time Friday in the highly contentious Mapleton elk case after a district court judge sentenced the 37-year-old to four years probation and 200 hours of community service in the killing of the trophy animal last year....

  • UCCS continues to grow with record-setting enrollment

    By CAROL MCGRAW carol.mcgraw@gazette.com -
    Updated: 22 hr ago

    The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs has shattered another enrollment record. Preliminary figures for the fall semester, which began Monday, show that 11,199 students are enrolled. That's 601 more students than last year's record 10,598 enrollees. "We have a happening...

  • Bomb scare closes District 20 school for more than half-hour Friday

    By matt steiner matt.steiner@gazette.com -
    Updated: 23 hr ago

    Discovery Canyon School in northern Colorado Springs was on lockdown Friday morning after school officials received a bomb threat at about 9 a.m. According to District-20 spokeswoman Nanette Anderson, the elementary, middle and high schools at the campus on North Gate Boulevard were...

  • Colorado Springs man arrested on suspicion of sexual assault

    By matt steiner matt.steiner@gazette.com -
    Updated: 23 hr ago

    A 30-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of sexual assault Wednesday after a woman reported that she had been assaulted by an acquaintance. According to Colorado Springs Police, officers went to Memorial Hospital Central to investigate the report that the woman was "forcefully...

  • No foul play suspected of CU-Boulder student from Colorado Springs

    Associated Press
    Published: Fri, Aug 29, 2014

    BOULDER — Foul play isn't suspected in the death of a University of Colorado student found dead in his dorm room this week. The coroner identified the student on Thursday as 21-year-old George Graham of Colorado Springs. His body was found Tuesday, the second day of classes of the...

  • Seasonal Halloween stores already scaring up business in Colorado Springs

    By rich laden rich.laden@gazette.com -
    Yesterday

    It happens every year about this time. Football? Lower temperatures? Aspen leaves getting ready to change? Nah. We're talking about the arrival of seasonal Halloween stores scaring up business in late August, even before the calendar turns to Labor Day. Two of the most widely...

  • Northern Colorado man accidentally shoots self en route to trading in gun

    Associated Press
    Yesterday

    LAFAYETTE — A northern Colorado man is recovering after accidentally shooting himself on the way to a sporting goods store to trade in his handgun. The Boulder County Sheriff's Office says 53-year-old David Mitchell of Berthoud was sitting in traffic on U.S. Highway 287 in Lafayette...

  • Signs point to new Sprouts location in Colorado Springs

    By rich laden rich.laden@gazette.com -
    Yesterday

    Sprouts Farmers Market, the Arizona-based natural foods grocer, plans a 28,000-square-foot store in northern Colorado Springs. The store would be built southeast of Voyager Parkway and North Gate Boulevard in the Northgate Plaza shopping center, which is part of the Copper Ridge...

  • 'Whatever' ... Crested Butte OKs Bud Light promotion

    Associated Press
    Yesterday

    DENVER — Leaders in the historic Colorado mining town of Crested Butte have unanimously approved a plan to turn it into the fictional "Whatever" town for a Bud Light ad campaign. Town councilors only gave their OK only after Bud Light maker Anheuser-Busch InBev doubled its payment to...

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