Mugshot Monday: Most wanted in the Pikes Peak region

By: The Gazette

Wanted:

Pikes Peak Area Crime Stoppers is asking for the public's help finding the following people for whom felony arrest warrants have been issued.

Matthew Cimino, 42, is described as a 5-foot-6,...

Douglas Bruce scheduled to be in court Monday

By: maria st. louis-sanchez maria.sanchez@gazette.com

Douglas Bruce, author of the Taxpayer's Bill of Rights, is due in court Monday on accusations that he violated the terms of his probation for a 2012 felony conviction.

Gazette reporter Maria St....

Cañon City man struck and killed walking across U.S. 50

By: Michelle Karas, michelle.karas@gazette.com

A 71-year-old man was killed while crossing U.S. 50 on Saturday night.

The Colorado State Patrol is investigating the incident, in which Justin Benfield of Cañon City was crossing an unlighted portion...

Nonprofit made Popcycle Bridge a fun place for family bike rides

By: ryan maye handy ryanmaye.handy@gazette.com

The Popcycle Bridge might be the most inviting place to ride a bike in Colorado Springs. It has freshly paved asphalt with new paint, bike signs, nearby benches and best of all, no traffic.

But for years, the...

Inattentive driving suspected in fatal I-25 crash near Pueblo

By: michelle karas michelle.karas@gazette.com

One person died and another sustained injuries in a two-vehicle crash on I-25, five miles south of Pueblo.

The Colorado State Patrol investigated a two-vehicle crash resulting in the death of 18-year-old...

This week: Events in and around Colorado Springs

By: Gazette staff

El Paso County Parks will host a Ute Pass Regional Trail open house from 6 to 8 p.m. on Monday at Ute Pass Elementary School.

Stations will be set up for information presenting the goals of the project, the...

State marijuana taxes dribble in for a handful of Colorado Springs area school districts

By: DEBBIE KELLEY debbie.kelley@gazette.com

The first cut of Colorado's excise tax on wholesale recreational marijuana has been thrown into this fiscal year's pool of cash grants for capital improvements at public schools.

Three local projects are...

Teen driver in Colorado arrested on suspicion of attempted murder

By: The Associated Press

LONGMONT — A 16-year-old boy is facing attempted murder and assault charges after Longmont police say the teen crashed a sport utility vehicle into a car and tried to stab the occupants.

Cmdr. Jeff Satur...