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  • Mark your calendar: Events, meetings around Colorado Springs Sept. 22-28

    The Gazette
    Updated: 13 hr ago

    Colorado Springs City Council will discuss a series of proposed changes by the City Clerk to the city's business license provisions at its work session at 1 p.m. Monday at City Hall, 107 N. Nevada Ave. The council will be asked to end business licenses for circuses, billiards,...

  • Courtroom cameras sought in Aurora theater shooting trial

    Associated Press
    Updated: 13 hr ago

    CENTENNIAL — News organizations are asking a judge to allow one video camera and one still photographer in the courtroom during the Colorado theater shootings trial, but prosecutors and the defense object. The judge will hear arguments Monday. Attorneys for news organizations...

  • Negative campaign ads dominate Colorado Senate race

    By KATIE KUNTZ Rocky Mountain PBS I-News -
    Yesterday

    Television campaign attack ads dominating airwaves across the state depict Colorado's senatorial candidates as extreme, harmful and woefully out of step with their fellow Coloradans. Crossroads GPS, a conservative political action committee headed by former Bush administrator Karl...

  • Two-alarm fire at Colorado Springs hotel

    KKTV -
    Updated: 22 hr ago

    An early morning two-alarm fire at the Satellite Hotel in Colorado Springs is under control and one resident was treated on scene for minor injuries, according to KKTV. The fire, at 411 Lakewood Circle, near Airport Road and Academy Boulevard, started just before 4:00 am Sunday. It's...

  • Sheriff's Office mounted unit assumes investigation of dead horses

    By Wayne Heilman wayneh@gazette.com -
    Yesterday

    The El Paso County Sheriff's Office mounted unit has taken over an investigation into several dead horses discovered Friday in a barn in Black Forest, Sheriff's Office spokesman Sgt. Greg White said Saturday. The dead horses were discovered after a woman called to report that she had...

  • Group says it gave hundreds of veterans free marijuana

    Associated Press
    Yesterday

    DENVER — Organizers say hundreds of military veterans received free marijuana during a special giveaway this weekend. Members of Operation Grow4Vets tell KCNC-TV (http://cbsloc.al/1wWO6ca ) that the Saturday event aimed to offer veterans an alternative to prescription drugs to...

  • More than 700 people enjoy barbecue lunch from Marian House

    By stephen hobbs stephen.hobbs@gazette.com -
    Yesterday

    Dozens of people were lined up before the Marian House opened its doors Saturday morning, ready to enjoy a special meal. The soup kitchen near downtown Colorado Springs serves meals to people in need every day, but barbecue is not always on the menu, hence the gathering of people...

  • Restaurant, spiffed-up entrance coming to Seven Falls in Colorado Springs

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

    The Broadmoor hotel has completed its acquisition of Seven Falls and plans to add a restaurant and improve the tourist attraction's entrance to broaden its appeal to visitors and area residents. Broadmoor President and CEO Steve Bartolin declined to disclose the purchase price for...

  • Side Streets: Oklahoma Joe restored Gazette to award-winning form

    Bill Vogrin
    Yesterday

    It was bleak inside the newsroom on Prospect Street on Friday, Nov. 30, 2012, when Joe Hight arrived to become editor of The Gazette. We were shell-shocked from the latest dismissals and bracing for impact as another new owner was announced. There's no way Joe could know how grim...

  • Mental health rules a quandary for law enforcement

    By andrea sinclair andrea.sinclair@gazette.com -
    Yesterday

    Even with a basic understanding of mental illness, Colorado Springs fire Capt. Dave Rocco knew that the woman whose home he and other emergency responders were repeatedly dispatched to did not need to go to the ER. The middle-aged patient, whose name was withheld to protect her...

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