• US prosecutors: New spy case shows Russia up to old tricks

    Updated: 47 min ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Three men accused in the latest Russian spy case didn't hide behind fake identities and weren't stealing military secrets. The evidence even suggests they were annoyed that their assignment wasn't more like a James Bond film. Their alleged plot to dig up "economic...

  • Obama budget sets up battle with GOP-controlled Congress

    Updated: 9 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — After a year of relative peace in Washington's budget battles, President Barack Obama will lay out a $4 trillion budget on Monday that needles Republicans with proposals for higher taxes on the wealthy and businesses to pay for education, public works projects and...

  • Revel sale put on hold while nightclub appeals terms

    Updated: 10 hr ago

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The sale of Atlantic City's former Revel casino is on hold while the company that ran its popular nightclub and beach bar appeals. Third U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Thomas Ambro, based in Philadelphia, ruled late Friday that Revel has until 4 p.m. Tuesday...

  • Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission has earthquake plan

    Associated Press
    Updated: 10 hr ago

    GREELEY — The Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission now has a plan for future earthquakes after two small quakes rattled an area in Weld County that officials later determined were likely caused by a nearby injection well. The commission said NGL Water Solutions was not in...

  • Drivers: Return to your dealers for a 2nd air bag recall fix

    Updated: 13 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Drivers, bring your vehicles back to the shop for more work on faulty air bags. The government says more than 2 million Toyota, Chrysler and Honda vehicles need a second fix for air bags that may inadvertently inflate while the car is running. The recall includes some...

  • Just whose Internet is it? New federal rules may answer that

    Updated: 18 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Whose Internet is it anyway? Tom Wheeler, chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, says he's keeping that question in mind as he pitches the biggest regulatory shake-up to the telecommunications industry since 1996, when people still used noisy modems and...

  • Drive to repeal medical device tax no slam dunk in Congress

    Updated: 22 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans controlling both chambers of Congress have never had a better chance of repealing the tax on medical devices. Though they're backed by Democrats from states where that industry provides lots of jobs, abolishing the tax won't be easy. That's because of a...


    The Gazette -
    Updated: 23 hr ago

    Three people have joined the Vladimir Jones advertising agency in Colorado Springs. Patrick Cannarozzi was hired as a digital coordinator. He previously worked as a content coordinator and community manager for BFG Communications. Kaitlin Cronk joined the agency as an account...

  • Status quo for Colorado Springs apartment scene: vacancies low, rents high

    By rich laden rich.laden@gazette.com -
    Updated: 23 hr ago

    A continued strong demand for apartments and relatively little construction kept Colorado Springs' apartment vacancy rate low and rents high during the fourth quarter of last year, according to a report from the Colorado Division of Housing and Apartment Association of Southern...

  • What slowing economy? US consumers are in a mood to spend


    WASHINGTON (AP) — There's a good reason the U.S. economy is impressing the world right now despite a slowdown in the final three months of 2014: In a word, steadiness. Companies have been hiring at healthy rates for the past year. Layoffs hover near historic lows. Auto sales are...