• Report: Man shot at Colorado Springs convenience store parking lot

    The Gazette
    Updated: 52 min ago

    A man was seriously injured shortly after 11 p.m. Saturday when shots were fired after a fight broke out in the parking lot of a 7-Eleven off of Fountain Boulevard and Chelton Road, according to a report from Gazette news partner KKTV 11 News. Officers responded to a large...

  • Gazette wants to hear from readers about city election in Colorado Springs

    The Gazette -
    Updated: 3 hr ago

    The 2015 Colorado Springs Municipal Election is fast approaching, and with five city council seats and the mayor's office up for grabs, plenty is on tap. As the second city election under the strong mayor form of government, the choices made by voters could have great influence on...

  • Side Streets: Queen of Prince of Blades carved business out of swordplay

    Bill Vogrin
    Updated: 4 hr ago

    In 1994, Dorothy Bretag came into a small inheritance. As she considered how to invest the money, her daughter asked her what she loved. Her answer: swords. It stemmed from watching classic swashbuckler movies about pirates and knights when she was a child. So she and her...

  • National NAACP leader visits Colorado Springs to urge action in wake of bombing attempt

    By stephen hobbs stephen.hobbs@gazette.com -
    Updated: 4 hr ago

    Just weeks after a makeshift bomb exploded outside the NAACP offices in Colorado Springs, the national leader of the organization came to the city to call for persistence in the face of injustice. Cornell William Brooks, president and CEO of the national branch of the NAACP,...

  • One man dead, landlord arrested after Friday night fight in Colorado Springs house

    By Kassondra Cloos kassondra.cloos@gazette.com -
    Updated: 4 hr ago

    A man shot dead late Friday night in northeast Colorado Springs was killed by his landlord after an argument, the men's roommates said Saturday. Residents of the home on the 4300 block of Northridge Place said John Lorenz, who owns the house, shot their roommate in the abdomen....

  • High winds cause long delays for Colorado skiers returning east

    By Kassondra Cloos kassondra.cloos@gazette.com -
    Updated: 5 hr ago

    Skiiers and snowboarders coming down from the mountains Saturday night might want to stop for hot chocolate or grab some dinner before heading east, because it's going to be a long ride home. U.S. 285 was closed indefinitely around 3:45 p.m. Saturday between Kenosha Pass and Fairplay...

  • School Choice: Winners and losers in the battle for students in Pikes Peak region

    By DEBBIE KELLEY debbie.kelley@gazette.com -
    Updated: 5 hr ago

    It's all about the fit. J.D. Elvrum needed to do school work at his own pace and be able to travel with his family, so he moved from a traditional school to an online school. Devon Klingman wanted to be around lots of students and more clubs, activities and academic choices, so she...

  • Man cited for drone near Colorado airport

    Associated Press
    Updated: 12 hr ago

    ASPEN — A 20-year-old man is being accused of reckless endangerment after he allegedly flew a drone from a bus stop outside of the Buttermilk Ski Area near the Aspen airport. Auguin Maurcio Christian is accused of flying the drone in the vicinity of private aircraft on Thursday. The...

  • Colorado snowpack struggling in some river basins

    Associated Press
    Updated: 12 hr ago

    DENVER — The latest numbers for statewide snowpack show northwest and southwest Colorado are running behind where they should be for this time of year. Some of the driest conditions can be found in the Upper Rio Grande and the San Juan-Dolores-San Miguel-Animas river basins....

  • Bye-bye semiprivate rooms: Memorial-UCHealth central campus to get $40 million facelift

    By Wayne Heilman wayneh@gazette.com -
    Updated: 12 hr ago

    University of Colorado Health is planning to launch a $40 million renovation project at its Memorial Hospital Central campus by the end of March that will turn most of its two-person rooms into single occupancy and upgrade its equipment. The nearly two-year project at the 1400 E....

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement