Army sends team to investigate Fort Carson helicopter crash

By: tom roeder tom.roeder@gazette.com

A team of investigators from Fort Rucker, Ala., on Thursday headed to Colorado Springs to probe the crash of a Fort Carson Black Hawk helicopter.

Two soldiers who suffered injuries when the UH-60 went down...

Mistrial granted in Colorado Springs murder case over safety concern

By: STEPHEN HOBBS stephen.hobbs@gazette.com

A first-degree murder case ended in a mistrial Thursday after a public defender had "a reasonable concern for safety," a judge said in halting the proceedings.

Patrick Orozco, 22, is accused of killing his...

Colorado Springs community service officer struck while directing traffic

By: Kassondra Cloos kassondra.cloos@gazette.com

A community service officer was hit by a car Thursday night while he directed traffic after an earlier crash, Colorado Springs police said.

The officer was standing in the street at Dublin Boulevard and...

Colorado Springs runaway found safe

By: Kassondra Cloos kassondra.cloos@gazette.com

A Colorado Springs boy reported missing was reunited with his family Thursday, police announced shortly before 7 p.m.

Anthony Wheeler, 14, was reported missing Wednesday after he ran away from home. He was...

Effort behind ballot initiative to allow pot in bars dropped

By: MeGAN SCHRADER megan.schrader@gazette.com

Backers of a City of Denver ballot initiative to allow marijuana in public establishments like bars and restaurants have dropped the effort in favor of working with city council members on an ordinance.

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VA healthcare chief confident that Congress will OK more money for troubled Aurora hospital

By: Megan schrader megan.schrader@gazette.com

AURORA - The head of the nation's VA healthcare system said he is confident Congress will approve an additional $625 million in October to complete the partially-constructed, hugely over-budget hospital in...

Computer glitch that interrupted services at El Paso County clerk and recorder offices is fixed

By: Kassondra Cloos kassondra.cloos@gazette.com

A computer glitch that temporarily shut down driver's license services at all four El Paso County clerk and recorder offices was fixed late Thursday afternoon.

The Office of the Clerk and Recorder announced...

Michelle Wilkins, victim in unborn baby removal, talks to Dr. Phil

By: Denver Post

The woman whose unborn baby was cut from her womb in a Longmont attack earlier this year says she did an interview with Dr. Phil.

Michelle Wilkins, in a statement released Wednesday night, called the...