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  • Jury hears closing arguments in Colorado Springs murder trial

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

    A jury began deliberations Tuesday in the case of a man accused in the deadly shooting of a 37-year-old Colorado Springs man. Brian Springsted, 32, faces charges of first-degree murder and conspiracy to commit first-degree murder of Daniel Baird. Baird was shot to death in a...

  • Colorado's one-resident town, Bonanza, lives on

    The Denver Post -
    Yesterday

    Bonanza, a one-man, 133-year-old mountain town, lives on. Bonanza, in Saguache County, was in jeopardy of being relegated to the ash heap of history, facing "dis-incorporation" and losing its status as the state's smallest town because of a "lack of government." But the secretary of...

  • Sierra High administrator gets top award

    By Debbie Kelley debbie.kelley@gazette.com -
    Yesterday

    An assistant principal at Sierra High School in Harrison School District 2 has won the state's top award for her position. Angela Prochnow has been named the 2015 Colorado Assistant Principal of the Year by the Colorado Association of School Executives. She has worked in the field of...

  • Colorado Springs man pleads guilty to pimping charge

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

    A Colorado Springs man originally accused of child prostitution pleaded guilty Tuesday to a pimping charge that won't require him to register on a sex offender list. Kavion Powell, 28, also pleaded guilty in a drug case. He told Judge Barbara Hughes on Tuesday that he had taken and...

  • Woman who faked son's cancer gets probation

    Associated Press
    Updated: Tue, Nov 25, 2014

      CENTENNIAL — A suburban Denver woman who lied about her son having cancer to collect tens of thousands of dollars in charitable contributions will serve five years of probation and spend 90 nights in jail on work release. KUSA-TV (http://on9news.tv/1rpwgbb) reports that...

  • The Country Life: Turkeys going from Kate's Farm in Black Forest to the dinner table

    By Bill Radford bill.radford@gazette.com -
    Updated: Tue, Nov 25, 2014

    There's fresh - and then there's really fresh. The turkeys that customers ordered from Kate's Farm in Black Forest will be really fresh; they're being processed at a facility in Simla on Tuesday, just two days before they'll be on dinner tables. Their lives have been short - less...

  • First of 2 Ferguson protests in Colorado Springs leads to march through downtown

    By stephen hobbs stephen.hobbs@gazette.com -
    Updated: Tue, Nov 25, 2014

    Two protests in Colorado Springs were scheduled Tuesday in response to a grand jury decision that police officer Darren Wilson would not be indicted in the death of unarmed teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo. The first protest was held at Colorado College and led to a march...

  • About 1 million expected at Denver airport

    Associated Press
    Updated: Tue, Nov 25, 2014

    DENVER — Traffic is picking up at Denver International Airport ahead of Thanksgiving. About a million people are expected to pass through the airport this holiday week, with about 152,000 of them traveling on Tuesday. That's nearly 10,000 more people than on a normal day. Parking...

  • Mother of slain UCCS student offers reward for information about killer

    By Kassondra Cloos kassondra.cloos@gazette.com -
    Updated: Tue, Nov 25, 2014

    Some mornings, Pam Lively wakes up to lovely, peaceful memories of her daughter. Other days, it's violent images of the way in which Angelina Sicola was slain last year in her apartment. "Every morning when I wake up, I think of her," Lively said Monday. The grief will never go...

  • Colorado Springs voters might decide stormwater funding

    By monica mendoza monica.mendoza@gazette.com -
    Updated: Tue, Nov 25, 2014

    Colorado Springs Chief of Staff Steve Cox presented a capital improvement and stormwater funding plan to the City Council on Monday that he's hoping will go to voters in April. He's asking that the City Council put a question on the ballot seeking voter approval to issue $160 million...

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