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  • Hundreds of marijuana shop ATMs shut down

    By David Migoya The Denver Post -
    Yesterday

    Hundreds of ATMs in medical marijuana dispensaries - the lifeblood of businesses otherwise forced to work in cash - were shut down Wednesday, just days after similar machines were unplugged from recreational shops. The machines in Colorado and Washington were connected to a network...

  • 'Toxic' Fort Carson battalion commander returns to job despite recommendation of firing

    By tom roeder tom.roeder@gazette.com -
    Yesterday

    The commander of a Fort Carson helicopter battalion objected when subordinates talked about a toxic command climate, according to documents obtained by The Gazette. "You want toxic? I'll show you toxic," Lt. Col. Tammy Baugh allegedly told soldiers in the 1st Battalion of the 25th...

  • List: Halloween events for adults in the Colorado Springs area

    By Carlotta, The Gazette -
    Yesterday

    Oct. 24-31: "The Rocky Horror Picture Show" - Presented by Fire and Ice Theatrical, 6:30 p.m. Oct. 24 and 25, Oct. 29-31, Club Q, 3430 N. Academy Blvd., for ages 18 and older, $10-$20; 422-9423, tinyurl.com/lczmav8. Oct. 25: BloodLux Bash - Food trucks, creative drinks, entertainment...

  • Colorado Springs area haunted houses spread seasonal frights

    BY STEPHANIE EARLS stephanie.earls@gazette.com -
    Yesterday

    Fear is subjective: Spiders, clowns, a former storefront full of screaming teenagers. What tingles our nerves, sets our hearts racing and makes our palms damp - a hardwired physiological response meant to alert us to potentially perilous situations - is entirely personal. Thankfully...

  • Widow of slain prisons chief asks Beauprez to leave tragedy out of gubernatorial fight

    By MEGAN SCHRADER megan.schrader@gazette.com -
    Yesterday

    The widow of slain prisons chief Tom Clements asked gubernatorial candidate Bob Beauprez to stop using her family's tragic loss for personal and political gain. "We're requesting you to please stop referencing our tragedy in your debate statements and in your campaign ads," Lisa...

  • Crash blocks traffic on bridge over I-25

    By Kassondra Cloos kassondra.cloos@gazette.com -
    Yesterday

    A two-vehicle crash involving a semi and a truck is blocking traffic on the eastbound Bijou Street bridge over Interstate 25. Police received the call at 10:38 a.m. and had not yet been dispatched at 11 a.m. Police were unsure if anyone was injured in the crash.

  • Police: Suspects wanted after armed robbery of Colorado Springs computer store

    By Kassondra Cloos kassondra.cloos@gazette.com -
    Yesterday

    Two employees of Net Connection were reportedly robbed at gunpoint Thursday evening. Police responded to the store, at 3858 Maizeland Road, around 8:20 p.m. Employees told police one man pointed a gun at them while a second took an undetermined amount of money from the cash register....

  • Colorado Springs could reach record highs Friday, Saturday

    By Kassondra Cloos kassondra.cloos@gazette.com -
    Yesterday

    Weather reminiscent of late-August is headed this way for a late-October weekend, according to Branden Borremans, morning meteorologist for KKTV 11 News. Colorado Springs and Pueblo might even break more record highs. Colorado Springs is expected to reach a high of 79 on Friday,...

  • Side Streets: Buy a calendar, help put the 'springs' back in Colorado Springs

    Bill Vogrin
    Yesterday

    Since I first wrote about efforts to restore Tahama Springs in Monument Valley Park, I've had folks wanting to know how to contribute. They like the idea of resurrecting the spring on the west bank of Monument Creek that was damaged by the Memorial Day Flood of 1935 and then...

  • Colorado man ticketed for hitting, killing bear with car

    Associated Press
    Yesterday

    STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Police say a 20-year-old man has been ticketed for underage drinking and failing to report an accident after he hit and killed a large black bear with his car in Steamboat Springs. Steamboat Today reports (http://bit.ly/1tPJT9V ) the 400- to 500-pound bear...

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