1 of 2 special ops troops killed in Afghanistan was Air Force Academy graduate

By: The Associated Press

WASHINGTON - The Pentagon says the two Americans killed in Afghanistan in an apparent insider attack by Afghan soldiers were Air Force special operations troops.

They are identified as 27-year-old Capt....

Fillmore exit off I-25 will close throughout weekend

By: STEPHEN HOBBS stephen.hobbs@gazette.com

Closures as part of the Interstate 25 and Fillmore Street interchange project are scheduled to go from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. from Friday through Monday.

The ramps from northbound I-25 to Fillmore Street and from...

Denver police searching for semi that damaged bridges in hit, hit, hit and run

By: Kirk Mitchell, The Denver Post

Police are searching for a white semi-tractor trailer that damaged three bridges Thursday afternoon in a hit, hit, hit and run.

Three lanes of northbound Interstate 25 were closed after a semi-tractor...

I-25 construction will put temporary bridge over Fountain Creek

By: STEPHEN HOBBS stephen.hobbs@gazette.com

A temporary bridge over Fountain Creek is part of construction for the Interstate 25 Cimarron Street interchange project.

The bridge will be part of a temporary southbound offramp expected to be open in the...

Colorado Springs man gets 60-year sentence for murdering wife in front of son

By: KASSONDRA CLOOS kassondra.cloos@gazette.com

A Colorado Springs man on Wednesday was sentenced to 60 years in prison for brutally murdering his wife in front of their 12-year-old son last year.

Alicia Montoya's daughter, parents, aunt and friend...

Million dollar caravan: Weekend electric vehicle rally starts in Colorado Springs

By: Jennifer Mulson jen.mulson@gazette.com

Want to see what a million dollars worth of electric vehicles looks like?

Take a spot by the side of the road on Saturday and watch 10 Tesla Model S EVs, each worth about $100,000, caravan from Colorado...

Plans scaled back for Colorado Springs' cold-weather homeless shelter

By: jakob rodgers jakob.rodgers@gazette.com

Heeding neighbors' concerns, Colorado Springs and Salvation Army leaders scaled back plans for a cold-weather homeless shelter off Weber Street while vowing to increase security and crack down on loitering in the...

10 things to do at this year's Colorado State Fair in Pueblo

By: Jennifer Mulson jen.mulson@gazette.com

The Colorado State Fair is a no-brainer come August.

Where else can you buy a bunch of greasy fair food and then ride death-defying carnival rides into the wee hours of the night? There's rodeo for those so...