• Firefighters save dog from burning Colorado Springs house

    KKTV
    Updated: Tue, Mar 31, 2015

    Firefighters rescued a dog from a burning home at 250 N. Franklin St. Tuesday afternoon, according to Gazette news partner KKTV. The Colorado Springs Fire Department responded to a call of a house fire shortly after 1 p.m. near Platte Avenue and North Franklin Street. No injuries...

  • Malcom's arrest doesn't end saga for Cascade water customers

    By Ryan Maye Handy ryanmaye.handy@gazette.com -
    Updated: Tue, Mar 31, 2015

    Cascade residents might be relieved by Friday's arrest of Terry Malcom, who allegedly embezzled about $800,000 from the Cascade Metropolitan District, but the town has a long way to go before issues surrounding its water service are solved. Residents have complained about the quality...

  • Off-duty Colorado Springs police officer helps man, son escape fire-damaged home

    BY RYAN MAYE HANDY ryanmaye.handy@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sun, Mar 29, 2015

    An off-duty Colorado Springs police officer helped and a man and his son leave a home damaged by fire on Palmer Park Boulevard on Sunday afternoon, Colorado Springs firefighters said. Firefighters responded to a structure fire at 5119 Palmer Park Blvd. about 1 p.m. Jimmy Paladino,...

  • Man cited with arson in eastern El Paso County wildfire

    The Gazette -
    Updated: Sat, Mar 28, 2015

    A homeowner was cited with fourth-degree arson, accused of starting a 78-acre wildfire in eastern El Paso County, sheriff's spokeswoman Jacqueline Kirby said Saturday night. The blaze, which was 100 percent contained by about 7 p.m., had prompted mandatory evacuations earlier between...

  • Postal truck burns in Colorado Springs

    BY STEPHEN HOBBS stephen.hobbs@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sat, Mar 28, 2015

    Flames engulfed a postal vehicle in Colorado Springs Saturday, damaging an unknown amount of mail. An engine compartment fire spread to the rest of the vehicle at North Academy Boulevard and Carefree Circle, said Fire Lt. Tarrick Patterson. Most of the mail had been delivered when...

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