• Body in Boulder Creek may be missing tuber, officials say

    Associated Press
    Updated: 2 min ago

    BOULDER — The Boulder County coroner will identify a body pulled from Boulder Creek that officials suspect could be a tuber who has been missing for weeks. A hiker saw the body in the water Tuesday. Rescue crews retrieved the body later that evening. Boulder County Sheriff's Sgt....

  • Side Streets: Goodbye Colorado Springs, it's been fun

    By Bill Vogrin The Gazette -
    Updated: 34 min ago

    Dear Colorado Springs, Oh how I've dreaded having this conversation. I don't know how to say it. Or where to start. So I'll just blurt it out. It's over. That sounds so harsh, and I don't mean it to be. I intend it in the nicest way possible. But the fact is, this 13-year...

  • 19 new laws take effect Wednesday in Colorado; homemade hash oil, cyberbullying addressed

    Associated Press
    Updated: 37 min ago

    DENVER — People who make marijuana hash oil with hazardous materials at home will face felony charges in Colorado, and online bullies will be subject to penalties for harassment under new state laws taking effect Wednesday. Licensed manufacturers of pot concentrates won't be affected...

  • Woman falls 400 feet to death at Royal Gorge Bridge & Park

    Associated Press
    Updated: 46 min ago

    CANON CITY — Canon City police are investigating after a 44-year-old woman fell about 400 feet to her death at the Royal Gorge Bridge and Park in southern Colorado. Investigators say the woman, whose name has not been released, was last seen alive at an observation point on the north...

  • Colorado Springs man arrested on suspicion of posting offensive signs

    BY STEPHEN HOBBS stephen.hobbs@gazette.com -
    Updated: 2 hr ago

    A 44-year-old man was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of posting offensive signs in the city, Colorado Springs police said. Vincent Broughton of Colorado Springs is accused of posting signs near a church at the 200 block of East Platte Avenue earlier this month, according to a police...

  • Dog, rabbit infected with tularemia in El Paso County

    BY JAKOB RODGERS jakob.rodgers@gazette.com -
    Updated: 2 hr ago

    A dog was infected and at least one rabbit died recently in Yoder of tularemia - a bacterial infection known as "rabbit fever" that has spiked in recent years across Colorado. The dog is being treated with antibiotics. People who were in contact with it will be assessed and monitored...

  • Colorado senators team up to prevent major cuts to Pikes Peak region military facilities

    BY MEGAN SCHRADER megan.schrader@gazette.com -
    Updated: 2 hr ago

    DENVER - Colorado's senators crossed party lines last week and teamed up to ask the secretary of defense to look kindly on the state when making decisions about reducing forces at military installations. "As you grapple with difficult force structure decisions and the confines of the...

  • Paul to Denver crowd: Government should mind its business

    By MEGAN SCHRADER megan.schrader@gazette.com -
    Updated: 2 hr ago

    DENVER - A few hours after meeting with leaders of Colorado's marijuana industry, U.S. Sen. Rand Paul didn't talk about legalizing pot when he addressed a crowd of about 300 packed into a bar in Denver's Cherry Creek neighborhood Tuesday. The Republican presidential hopeful from...

  • Colorado's TABOR law will be reviewed in appeals court

    BY MEGAN SCHRADER megan.schrader@gazette.com -
    Updated: 2 hr ago

    DENVER - The U.S. Supreme Court didn't take up a legal challenge to Colorado's Taxpayer's Bill of Rights, known as TABOR, and instead remitted the case back to the federal court of appeals for reconsideration Tuesday. A group of 33 plaintiffs, including current and former lawmakers,...

  • Space Foundation donation paves the way for return of Children's Museum to Colorado Springs

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

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