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  • Third-party candidates likely won't win, but they can make difference in gubernatorial election

    By MEGAN SCHRADER megan.schrader@gazette.com -
    Updated: 21 hr ago

    His campaign slogan - The Most Interesting Politician in the World - explains it all. Mike Dunafon, the mayor of Glendale who is running as an independent candidate in the heated two-way governor's race between Gov. John Hickenlooper and Bob Beauprez, is backed by rappers Wyclef Jean...

  • Man gets 32 years in prison for killing mother

    The Associated Press
    Published: Thu, Oct 30, 2014

    CENTENNIAL — A man who stabbed his mother to death during a drug-fueled argument at a Littleton home has been sentenced to 32 years in prison. The Arapahoe County District Attorney's Office announced Thursday that 33-year-old Darin Allen Ninneman was sentenced for the May 5, 2012,...

  • Three-car crash backs up traffic for 7 miles on I-25

    BY lisa walton lisa.walton@gazette.com -
    Yesterday

    A three-car crash at Woodmen Road and Interstate 25 slowed traffic for 7 miles Thursday evening, Colorado Springs police said. Police said two lanes of traffic were closed while the crash was cleaned up. One person was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries....

  • County clerk: Ballots should be mailed by Thursday

    The Gazette
    Yesterday

    If you still haven't voted, time is running out. Election Day is Tuesday, but the El Paso County Clerk & Recorder's Office said voters should mail their ballots - with a recommended 70 cents postage - by Thursday to ensure that they will be received by 7 p.m. Voters also can drop...

  • Prescribed burns planned northwest of Colorado Springs

    Associated Press
    Yesterday

    Authorities plan to take advantage of good weather conditions to set prescribed burns near Colorado Springs. Colorado Parks and Wildlife said Friday that one burn — weather permitting — is set for late this week on U.S. Forest Service land nine miles north of Woodland Park off...

  • 2 charged in 1996 killing of gang trial witness

    The Associated Press
    Yesterday

    DENVER — Nearly two decades after a Denver gang member was killed after testifying at a murder trial, two men are being prosecuted in his death. Antonio Domena, 44, and Sheldon Long, 41, were charged Wednesday with first-degree murder and retaliation against a witness in the death of...

  • Police cite Colorado day care worker over melatonin

    Associated Press
    Yesterday

    MONTROSE — A day care worker in southwestern Colorado allegedly gave over-the-counter melatonin sleep-aid tablets to as many as 35 children last week, police said. No children were harmed, but Dedrie Womack, 44, of Montrose was issued a misdemeanor summons for giving medication to...

  • Side Streets: Hello, is this Colorado Springs City Hall? Is anybody there? Hello?

    Bill Vogrin
    Yesterday

    Mitch Logue wants to get his fence fixed. Problem is he can't get his neighbor to cooperate. If a homeowners association were involved, there would be threatening letters, liens and all sorts of activity. But that's not the case with Mitch. He's not dealing with an HOA. The...

  • Poll: Economy, other issues overshadow abortion

    Associated Press
    Yesterday

    DENVER — As a season of campaigning enters its final, intense weekend, a new Associated Press-GfK poll illustrates the challenge ahead for candidates and their allies trying to rally voters around traditional wedge issues such as abortion and gay marriage. This fall, voters just have...

  • Rocky Mountain low: John Denver bust missing after heavy-metal ball

    CBS4
    Yesterday

    Police in Broomfield are investigating after the John Denver bust at the 1stBank Center was stolen. The bust was stolen from the main concourse at the event center on Tuesday night during the Saints and Sinners Halloween Ball. The bust is part of the Colorado Music Hall of Fame and...

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