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  • Rising prices push Colorado Springs cost of living closer to national average

    By Wayne Heilman wayneh@gazette.com -
    Updated: 14 hr ago

    Rising housing, gasoline and medical costs pushed living costs in the Colorado Springs area closer to the national average in the third quarter, according to a quarterly survey. Area costs were 2.6 percent below the national average in the July-to-September quarter, compared with 
2.8...

  • Man dies after altercation at Colorado corrections facility

    Associated Press
    Updated: 18 hr ago

    CENTENNIAL — The Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office is investigating after a 33-year-old man died following an altercation at a community corrections facility in Englewood. Deputies who were called to the Arapahoe Community Treatment Center on Thursday say they encountered John Rotzin...

  • Colorado Springs chefs give generously for good causes

    teresa j. farney teresa.farney@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Nov 7, 2014

    Local chefs bring their best game to benefit events such as the March of Dimes Signature Chefs Auction. Not only did the 14 chefs who fed the 300 attendees Oct. 9, bring all their own prepared food and employees to help serve it, they also participated as live auction figures and...

  • 8 medical marijuana projects could receive grant money

    By Jakob rodgers jakob.rodgers@gazette.com -
    Published: Mon, Nov 24, 2014

    Eight research projects examining the medical use of marijuana have been recommended to Colorado's Board of Health for approval. The studies selected from a pool of 57 applicants cover a variety of topics, including chronic pain, Parkinson's disease, post-traumatic stress disorder,...

  • Colorado court upholds Day of Prayer proclamations

    Associated Press
    Yesterday

    DENVER — The Colorado Supreme Court on Monday rejected a legal challenge to the governor's right to issue Day of Prayer proclamations, finding that non-believers who objected to the annual events did not suffer harm and do not have grounds to sue. The ruling reversed a state Court of...

  • Denver bar shooting victim ID'd as popular rapper; no suspects

    By Jesse Paul, The Denver Post
    Yesterday

    Authorities in Denver on Monday identified a man killed in a shooting at a bar near Sports Authority Field early Sunday that also left several injured. Kevie Durham, 24, of Denver, was pronounced dead about 2 a.m. at Denver Health Medical Center after the shooting, the...

  • Colorado Springs police: Armed robbery overnight at Mexican restaurant

    By JERRY HERMAN The Gazette -
    Yesterday

    Colorado Springs police are looking for a man after an alleged armed robbery early Monday morning at a local restaurant. Police say a man walked into the Albertacos restaurant at 4494 Austin Bluffs Parkway at about 4:30 a.m., pointed a gun at another man and demanded cash. Police...

  • Colorado track closure forces detour for Amtrak's California Zephyr

    By Jesse Paul, The Denver Post
    Yesterday

    A temporary railroad track closure west of Granby, caused by a rock slide, is forcing Amtrak's California Zephyr to detour around seven stops between Denver and Salt Lake City. The closure, which began just after midnight on Sunday, is on track owned by the Union Pacific Railroad....

  • 1 dead, 2 injured in northern Colorado I-25 crash

    Associated Press
    Yesterday

    FORT COLLINS — One person is dead and two others are injured after a crash that shut down Interstate 25 near Fort Collins Sunday night. The Coloradoan (http://noconow.co/11QpGot) reports that a sedan headed north crossed the median, clipped an SUV and then was hit by a...

  • This week: Events and meetings around Colorado Springs

    The Gazette
    Yesterday

    Here are some of the top public meetings and events this week around the Colorado Springs area: - A public meeting to discuss parking near Ivywild School is set for Monday. The meeting will be from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at Ivywild, 1604 S. Cascade Ave., and will focus on two potential...

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