Hickenlooper stresses need to find money for highways in Colorado Springs speech

By: Wayne Heilman wayneh@gazette.com

Gov. John Hickenlooper has a solution for Colorado residents who are "fed up" with gridlock on state highways.

Find the money.

Hickenlooper on Friday pointed to the need to widen a clogged stretch of...

Citizens academy gives insight into how Colorado Springs police officers work

By: KAITLIN DURBIN kaitlin.durbin@gazette.com

Blogs, social media rants and memes all try to answer the question what does it mean to be a law enforcement officer? In Colorado Springs, anybody can find out.

Since 2009, the Colorado Springs Police...

CDOT: Study to widen I-25 from Monument to Denver imminent; light rail will take more time

By: matt steiner matt.steiner@gazette.com

Anyone who travels between Monument and Denver with regularity has experienced their share of standstills along Interstate 25. The smallest hiccup - whether a fender bender, a sudden squall or high-traffic - can...

Colorado Springs man gets maximum prison sentence in DUI manslaughter guilty plea

By: LANCE BENZEL lance.benzel@gazette.com

A Colorado Springs drunken driver killed his domestic partner of 38 years and critically injured another man when he slammed into a turning vehicle on North Nevada Avenue at upwards of 90 mph, prosecutors say.


Man banned from using Bible verse drops suit against Colorado school

By: The Associated Press

DENVER — A graduate of a Colorado university banned from putting Bible citations on a fundraising plaque in the school's football locker room is dropping a federal lawsuit now that the school has removed the...

Weekend weather in Colorado Springs kicks off a stretch without snow

By: chhun sun chhun.sun@gazette.com

This weekend's weather forecast across the Pikes Peak region looks pretty super.

In other words, no snow - for a while.

Saturday's forecast in Colorado Springs calls for sunny skies with light winds and...

Police: Enjoy Broncos' Super Bowl experience, but don't drink and drive

By: Kaitlin Durbin kaitlin.durbin@gazette.com

It's expected some will celebrate the Broncos' appearance in Super Bowl 50 on Sunday with themed parties and alcoholic beverages. But add driving to the mix and the fun will come to a screeching halt. Law...

Ice sculpture will be carved into a Broncos work of beauty

By: Eric Singer, The Gazette

Broncos Super Bowl fever is hitting a feverish pitch, despite the frigid temperatures.

A two-ton ice sculpture will be carved into a Broncos work of beauty at the Promenade Shops at Briargate, 1885 Briargate...