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  • Colorado Springs Health Partners gets new owner; patients unlikely to see changes

    By Wayne Heilman -
    Updated: 9 hr ago

    Denver-based kidney care giant DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. announced Wednesday it has acquired Colorado Springs Health Partners, the largest health care practice in Colorado Springs - a deal that could change the face of local health care. Terms of the deal, which is expected to...

  • Teller County deputy disciplined for racist remark, apology issued

    By Kassondra Cloos 
and LISA WALTON The Gazette -
    Updated: 6 hr ago

    Disciplinary action was taken against a Teller County sheriff's deputy who posted a derogatory comment about Muslims on social media, but the deputy will not be fired, department officials said Wednesday. Deputy Eric Voigt became the subject of an internal affairs investigation after...

  • No workplace injuries mean another award for MechOne Inc.

    By Wayne Heilman -
    Updated: 9 hr ago

    For a company whose employees make and install sheet metal in commercial air conditioning and heating systems, you'd expect at least one on-the-job injury a year. But MechOne Inc. of Colorado Springs has never had an injury that caused an employee to miss work in its 14-year history....

  • Crosses for Losses pooch has own cross to bear

    Updated: 8 hr ago

    Deja Boogie Ann Davis shakes her head and off flies her froufrou pink headband - the one with the white daisies on it. But her rhinestone-studded collar stays in place, drawing attention to what a pretty girl she is. Actually, she prefers her pink spiky collar and regularly begs for...

  • Colorado Springs teen sentenced for killings of Fort Carson soldier and pregnant wife

    By jakob Rodgers -
    Updated: 8 hr ago

    Macyo Joelle January’s defining act after escaping a juvenile offenders’ halfway house involved gunning down newlyweds while ransacking their home. In all likelihood, he will never walk free again. Calling the case “heartbreaking,” 4th Judicial District Court Judge Deborah Grohs on...

  • Colorado teens' travel renews concerns about terror appeal

    The Associated Press
    Updated: 8 hr ago

    DENVER — Three teenage girls being investigated for trying to join Islamic State forces in Syria were victims of an "online predator" who encouraged them, a school official said Wednesday, as U.S. officials tried to determine how they made it to Europe without anyone knowing and...

  • Peterson Air Force Base commands monitor attack in Canada

    Updated: 9 hr ago

    Leaders of the bi-national North American Aerospace Defense Command in Colorado Springs were warily monitoring an attack on Ottawa's Parliament Hill, but had not increased security across the continent. The Peterson Air Force Base command represents the largest permanent foreign...

  • Vandalism investigated at 10 national parks, including Rocky Mountain National Park

    Lance Benzel
    Updated: 10 hr ago

    The National Park Service says it is investigating reports of vandalism in at least 10 national parks in Colorado, Arizona, California, Oregon and Utah. "While we can’t discuss details of a case under investigation, we take the issue of vandalism seriously," the park service said in...

  • Winter homeless shelters get permits to open in Colorado Springs

    By jakob rodgers -
    Published: Wed, Oct 22, 2014

    Colorado Springs city planners approved permits Wednesday for two winter homeless shelters, clearing the way for each facility to operate every night from Nov. 1 through April 15, the head of the city's housing division said. The permits, approved by the city's Downtown Review Board,...

  • Side Streets: Readers add to list of Colorado Springs standouts

    Bill Vogrin
    Updated: 11 hr ago

    Who knew so many famous people once lived in the Pikes Peak region? Clearly not me, judging by the flow of emails and calls from readers nominating more names for the list I began compiling a couple of weeks ago. While I didn't learn of any more scandalous singers, I did learn more...