• Colorado Springs police make quick arrest after shots-fired call

    BY RYAN MAYE HANDY ryanmaye.handy@gazette.com -
    Published: Sun, Feb 1, 2015

    Colorado Springs police arrested a man and a teenager on Saturday night after they found a handgun in the vehicle they were in, which had been reported stolen two days before. Officers were working in a neighborhood around Pikes Peak Avenue and North Circle Drive just before midnight...

  • Colorado Springs police use stun gun on man after domestic violence call

    BY RYAN MAYE HANDY ryanmaye.handy@gazette.com -
    Published: Sun, Feb 1, 2015

    Colorado Springs police twice hit a man with a stun gun and arrested him on suspicion of domestic violence assault and driving under the influence on Sunday. After receiving a call early Sunday morning reporting a possible domestic violence incident in a car, officers found a vehicle...

  • Proposed wind farm project draw ire of some residents

    By RYAN MAYE HANDY ryanmaye.handy@gazette.com -
    Published: Sun, Feb 1, 2015

    An expansive wind farm is looming in El Paso County's future - a massive project stretching south of Calhan that could put more than 100 towering wind turbines across the plains east of Colorado Springs. The project, owned by NextEra Energy Resources, has become the source of much...

  • Horse hunters use darts to reduce herds in Colorado

    Associated Press
    Updated: 11 min ago

    GRAND JUNCTION — Hunters in western Colorado are using darts to manage the fertility of wild horses. The Little Bookcliffs Wild Horse Area Darting Team shoots mares with darts that deliver a contraceptive that has helped control the size of the herds and earned recognition from the...

  • Events in and around Colorado Springs this week

    The Gazette -
    Updated: 15 min ago

    "A Palestinian Pacifist View," will be presented 6:30-8 p.m. Monday at Colorado College's Worner Center, 902 N. Cascade Ave., in the WES Room. The Middle East Peace Project and the Pikes Peak Justice and Peace Commission will feature Nidal Alfarajin, who lives in a refugee camp near...

  • Voice of the Consumer: Traffic crash con

    By BETTY SEXTON KKTV11 News -
    Updated: 17 min ago

    Here's another reason not to answer the phone if you don't recognize the number. What I call the traffic crash con starts with a phone call from an angry man who claims your family member has just caused a crash on I-25 and is being held hostage by gang members until you pay for the...

  • Analyzing the research into sexual assault and college students

    By KRISTIN JONES Rocky Mountain PBS I-News -
    Updated: 21 min ago

    The account in December in Rolling Stone magazine of a brutal gang rape at the University of Virginia capped a year in which sexual assault on campus gained real traction as a national issue. There were high-profile allegations of assault at Florida State University and Columbia...

  • Two join elite ranks of Air Force Academy permanent professors

    By TOM ROEDER tom.roeder@gazette.com -
    Updated: 1 hr ago

    It's a rank so rare that fewer than 100 people in the Air Force have worn its emblems since the service was founded in 1947. The leaders who hold it - including two recent additions - command no large units, but they can hold their job as long as they like and get promoted when they...

  • Wife of former Fort Carson officer steps her way to Army volunteer award

    By tom roeder tom.roeder@gazette.com -
    Updated: 1 hr ago

    Jennifer Antonia didn't know she was walking her way toward a top Army honor while her husband was in Iraq. The wife of retired Col. Bruce Antonia, former Fort Carson chief of staff, she earned the Army's Mary E. Walker Award for volunteer service. She earned it in steps. "I was...

  • Colorado Springs' retail center brings new stores, but stalls on road project promises

    By rich laden rich.laden@gazette.com -
    Updated: 1 hr ago

    Polaris Pointe, a Colorado Springs retail center formerly known as Copper Ridge at Northgate, was pitched to city officials several years ago with the promise it would be more than just another place to shop. Backers said the 2 million-square-foot complex would bring big boxes,...

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