In wake of rash of shootings, a look at how Colorado colleges develop emergency plans

By: The Associated Press

DENVER — Colorado's colleges all have plans for emergencies, including shootings. Community colleges work with the state system that oversees them, while universities have more autonomy over their individual plans....

Pair arrested in connection with death of Colorado Springs teen had reputation as drug dealers


One of two people arrested in the drug overdose death of a Sand Creek High student was a known drug dealer whose Facebook page alluded to his alleged trade, according to court documents.

Ryan Kollman, 26,...

El Paso County jail program aims to lower recidivism by helping former inmates get medical insurance


One new question awaits nearly all El Paso County jail inmates as they walk free: Have you heard about Medicaid?

The question is part of a program aimed at dropping recidivism rates by enrolling departing...

El Nino could hit Colorado Springs early - and hard

By: Kevin Simpson, The Denver Post and Gazette staff reports

It's looking like El Niño has grown up — at least for this winter.

The periodic warming of surface waters in the Pacific Ocean, and its influence on weather patterns across North America, continues to gain...

Deteriorated Colorado Spring elementary school could be closed, another reopened


The historic Helen Hunt Elementary School in the Hillside neighborhood missed the ax six years ago, when Colorado Springs School District 11 passed it over and closed another elementary school in the area.


Legendary Air Force Academy streaker unveiled 40 years after the act


Wearing only a ski mask and tennis shoes, an Air Force Academy cadet risked expulsion and ran naked through the school's dining hall more than 40 years ago.

The 1974 streaker's identity was a secret to most...

Must See Must Do: 10 bets for fun this weekend around Colorado Springs

By: linda navarro

Here's a look at what's happening around the Colorado Springs area the next few days:


- This is the time to go to that "I've always wanted to eat there" restaurant. The fourth annual...

Boulder police: Woman's service dog beaten to death, skinned

By: The Associated Press

BOULDER — Boulder police are investigating after a woman's service dog was found beaten to death and skinned in a park shortly after it went missing from her front yard.

Betsy Imig tells The Daily Camera...