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  • City for Champions organizers plan to visit other downtown stadiums

    by Monica Mendoza Monica.Mendoza@Gazette.com -
    Updated: 6 hr ago

    Organizers of the City for Champions plan to visit at least 11 cities that have built downtown sports and event centers in search of the secrets to their success. The travel itinerary includes stops in Texas, Alabama, Georgia and Florida to name a few, said Laura Neumann, former...

  • Agreement to bring high-profile entertainment, pro hockey to World Arena

    By Jennifer Mulson jen.mulson@gazette.com -
    Updated: 6 hr ago

    Top-name entertainment and professional sporting events are coming soon to Colorado Springs, thanks to a multiyear agreement between World Arena and Anschutz Entertainment Group. The first confirmed date in the deal, which was finalized Tuesday afternoon at World Arena, is Oct. 2,...

  • Man claims sexual assault after he picks up stranger

    Lisa Walton lisa.walton@gazette.com -
    Published: Tue, Apr 15, 2014

    A man who was kidnapped and sexually assaulted Monday night told investigators that his male assailant initially asked him for ride and threatened to kill him if he didn't comply, police said. The kidnapping happened at Garden of the Gods Road and 30th Street, where the victim said a...

  • Lamborn makes push to allow religious expression at academy

    by tom roeder tom.roeder@gazette.com -
    Updated: 8 hr ago

    U.S. Rep Doug Lamborn penned a letter signed by 21 of his colleagues demanding that the Air Force relax its rules on religious expression. It's the latest fallout of March's "whiteboard gate," an incident in which a cadet penned a Bible passage on a message board outside a dorm room...

  • Lamborn bolsters campaign with $100,000 loan

    BY MEGAN SCHRADER megan.schrader@gazettte.com
    Published: Tue, Apr 15, 2014

    U.S. Rep. Doug Lamborn raised just $38,253 during the first quarter of 2014 but gave his campaign a bump with a $100,000 loan guaranteed by the congressman. Lamborn was forced into an unexpected primary last week when Republican challenger Bentley Rayburn won support from enough state...

  • Springs police seek help in identifying robbery suspects

    lisa walton lisa.walton@gazette.com -
    Updated: 10 hr ago

    Police are looking for man and women who allegedly tried to steal from a J.C. Penney store at The Citadel mall and then fled after flashing a gun at employees last month, police said. Employees had attempted to stop the woman from leaving the store when the man she was with...

  • LIVE video chat Wednesday 1 pm: The Gazette's Dave Philipps, photographer Michael Ciaglo answer questions on Pulitzer Prize win

    Staff reports
    Updated: 10 hr ago

    Gazette.com will host a video chat Wednesday at 1 p.m. fresh of The Gazette’s Pulitzer Prize win. The Gazette was recently awarded the Pulitzer Prize for “Other Than Honorable,” Dave Philipps’ three-day investigative series last year that examined how soldiers injured during...

  • Police probe marijuana role in Denver woman's killing

    Associated Press
    Updated: 11 hr ago

    DENVER — Authorities are investigating whether marijuana played a role in the alleged domestic violence killing of a woman in her Denver home. Police on Tuesday announced the arrest of 47-year-old Richard Kirk in connection with the deadly shooting of his wife. An arrest affidavit...

  • Wednesday storm could drop 2 inches of snow on Colorado Springs

    by andrea sinclair andrea.sinclair@gazette.com -
    Updated: 11 hr ago

    Colorado Springs residents shouldn't put away their winter wear yet, because the National Weather Service in Pueblo is forecasting a storm that could dump a few inches of snow on the Pikes Peak region Wednesday. The storm system could drop up to two inches of snow on El Paso County,...

  • Colorado World War II veteran to receive POW Medal

    Associated Press -
    Updated: 12 hr ago

    LAKEWOOD — An Arvada man held captive by the Nazis during World War II is being awarded a Prisoner of War Medal. Ninety-one-year-old Frank Dechant will receive the medal from congressman Ed Perlmutter during a ceremony in Lakewood Monday. Perlmutter's office says Dechant and his...

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