Judge upholds annexation agreement for Colorado Springs' Banning Lewis Ranch

By: rich laden rich.laden@gazette.com

A federal judge has rejected an attempt by the owner of the Banning Lewis Ranch to get out from under an annexation agreement that governs the property's development, handing Colorado Springs a victory in its...

Visiting doctor delivers baby on a Colorado Springs highway offramp

By: STEPHEN HOBBS stephen.hobbs@gazette.com

A chance encounter between a police officer at the end of his shift, a pediatrician from Pennsylvania and a mother in labor Friday ended with the successful birth of a baby girl on the side of a Colorado Springs...

Suspected gang member arrested on drug charges

By: STEPHEN HOBBS stephen.hobbs@gazette.com

A 17-year-old suspected gang member was arrested on suspicion of drug-related charges, Colorado Springs police said.

The male, whose name was not released, was booked into the Spring Creek Youth Services...

Building at old University Hospital implodes

By: The Associated Press

DENVER — Demolition experts have brought down a building at the old University Hospital site to make way for a redevelopment project.

A quick series of about 170 small detonations rocked the building over a...

Colorado Springs teen ticketed after crashing into ambulance

By: STEPHEN HOBBS stephen.hobbs@gazette.com

A 19-year-old who hit an ambulance in an intersection Friday was cited for careless driving, Colorado Springs police said.

An ambulance was traveling through Academy Boulevard and Austin Bluffs Parkway with...

4th congressional hearing planned on Colorado mine blowout

By: The Associated Press

DENVER — A fourth congressional hearing is planned on the release of tainted wastewater from a Colorado gold mine that affected three states.

The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee announced...

Pikes Peak Greenway Trail will be open during holiday weekend

By: STEPHEN HOBBS stephen.hobbs@gazette.com

The Pikes Peak Greenway Trail will be open during Labor Day weekend, the Colorado Department of Transportation said in a news release.

Intermittent closures of the trail are occurring as part of the...

COTrip website gets new look

By: STEPHEN HOBBS stephen.hobbs@gazette.com

You're not the only person who heads to COTrip for guidance during commute hours or after a weekend in the mountains.

And now the service, run by the Colorado Department of Transportation, has a new...