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  • County, Forest Service dueling for custody of Jones Park

    By Monica Mendoza Monica.Mendoza@gazette.com -
    Published: Wed, Aug 20, 2014

    The federal government may win a custody battle over a 1,191-acre swath of forestland owned by Colorado Springs called Jones Park despite a challenge by El Paso County. The land, which is in Pike National Forest and straddles El Paso and Teller counties, has been in the city's...

  • SEC alleges Colorado Springs woman defrauded investors of $800k

    By Wayne Heilman wayneh@gazette.com -
    Updated: 14 min ago

    A Colorado Springs woman and two companies she started have been sued by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission for allegedly defrauding more than 40 investors of nearly $800,000. The suit, filed last week in a federal court in Atlanta, alleges that Heidi Ann Gamer, 41; Gamer...

  • Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs nonprofit rev up technology transfer partnership

    By Wayne Heilman wayneh@gazette.com -
    Updated: 36 min ago

    The Colorado Springs Technology Incubator formally announced its partnership with the Air Force Academy Wednesday - a move to help the school turn research from its laboratories into marketable products through licensing, research and testing agreements with companies from Colorado...

  • Road work schedule change will close I-25 ramps Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday

    By stephen hobbs stephen.hobbs@gazette.com -
    Updated: 1 hr ago

    Milling and paving on southbound Interstate 25 will cause ramp closures on Briargate and Interquest Parkways and North Academy Boulevard over the next few evenings, The job, which involves closing the off and on ramps separately, will take about five hours, said Barry Grossman, a...

  • Man allegedly takes scooter for a test ride and never returns to Colorado Springs shop

    lisa walton lisa.walton@gazette.com -
    Published: Wed, Aug 20, 2014

    A Colorado Springs scooter shop owner says his red, genuine Stella automatic scooter was stolen by an old man with a cane Wednesday afternoon. Jarrod Stuhlsatz, the owner of Sportique Scooters on 1834 E. Platte Ave. said a balding, white-haired man took the $3,800 scooter on a test...

  • Colorado Springs children show support for Ferguson with music video

    By DEBBIE KELLEY debbie.kelley@gazette.com -
    Updated: 2 hr ago

    Upset about the violence in Ferguson, Mo., following last week's police shooting of an unarmed 18-year-old, three local homeschoolers turned a music lesson into their first recording and an important message for young and old alike. Jon Martinez's sons, 10-year-old Able, 9-year-old...

  • Colorado Springs man who bought child porn videos gets nearly 5 years in prison

    lisa walton lisa.walton@gazette.com -
    Updated: 3 hr ago

    A Colorado Springs man who pleaded guilty to purchasing $4,000 in child porn over several years was sentenced to prison Monday, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office in Denver. Authorities said Clifton Brett Bennett, 56 had purchased more than 100 child porn videos. He will serve...

  • Peyton man arrested after 163-mile Wyoming chase

    Associated Press
    Updated: 5 hr ago

    ELK MOUNTAIN, Wyo. — A Colorado man is under arrest after leading authorities on a 163-mile chase in a stolen car in Wyoming. The Wyoming Highway Patrol says 25-year-old Martin Anderson of Peyton, Colorado, along with a teenage boy were taken into custody Tuesday after a fourth round...

  • Colorado Springs man in jail after balcony fall

    BY ANDREA SINCLAIR andrea.sinclair@gazette.com -
    Updated: 5 hr ago

    A Colorado Springs man was jailed Wednesday after he allegedly caused another man to fall from a second-story balcony during a fight, police said. Terrance Michael Sexton, 20, was arrested on suspicion of second-degree assault, menacing and violation of a protection order, records...

  • Plenty of dust, but no fire at Air Force Academy

    By tom roeder The Gazette -
    Updated: 6 hr ago

    Air Force Academy firefighters investigating reports of smoke in an industrial building on the south side of campus discovered plenty of dust, but no fire Wednesday morning. Workers reported smelling smoke inside the 10th Air Base Wing building on Industrial Drive, which was...

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