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  • List: Halloween events for adults in the Colorado Springs area

    By Carlotta, The Gazette -
    Updated: 4 hr ago

    Oct. 24-31: "The Rocky Horror Picture Show" - Presented by Fire and Ice Theatrical, 6:30 p.m. Oct. 24 and 25, Oct. 29-31, Club Q, 3430 N. Academy Blvd., for ages 18 and older, $10-$20; 422-9423, tinyurl.com/lczmav8. Oct. 25: BloodLux Bash - Food trucks, creative drinks, entertainment...

  • Colorado boy's 'best shirt ever' found after social media plea

    Denver Post
    Updated: 4 hr ago

    The Best Shirt Ever has been located. The family of 12-year-old Joe Archibold, of Longmont, recently sent out a social media solicit, looking for a specific blue, white and gray polo shirt — in the same style Joe has worn for every school picture since second grade. He outgrew the...

  • Police: 3 men, 1 woman team up to rob Colorado Springs convenience store

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

    Colorado Springs police say three men and a woman robbed a Western Convenience Store at gunpoint just before 1 a.m. Wednesday. The four robbers threatened the clerk at the store, at 1905 W. Uintah St., with two pistols and fled the scene with an undisclosed amount of cash and...

  • Hatchet-toting Colorado Springs burglary suspect arrested

    By Kassondra Cloos kassondra.cloos@gazette.com -
    Updated: 6 hr ago

    A wanted man wearing a bulletproof vest and carrying a hatchet has been arrested by the El Paso County Sheriff's Office. Austin Joseph Hood, 25, of Colorado Springs, was arrested just before midnight Tuesday by members of the Sheriff's Office SWAT team in cooperation with other local...

  • Frontier offers one-way flights from Denver for as low as $39

    The Gazette
    Updated: 7 hr ago

    Are you looking for a cheap flight before Thanksgiving? If you book by Thursday, Frontier Airlines might be for you. The airline is offering one-way flights as low as $39 for some flights if you buy your ticket by Thursday and fly out of Denver. Destinations for the one-way flight...

  • One Colorado city: No thanks to 5-cent bag fee

    Associated Press
    Updated: 7 hr ago

    FORT COLLINS — Fort Collins is bagging plans to charge shoppers for using disposable bags. In the face of a grassroots opposition effort, city councilors voted Tuesday to repeal the 5 cent fee set to take effect in April. The Coloradoan (http://noconow.co/1rqhEr5 ) reports...

  • Rep. Doug Lamborn may cruise to reelection with 'non-campaign' strategy

    By MEGAN SCHRADER megan.schrader@gazette.com -
    Updated: 8 hr ago

    Voters in the El Paso County-centered 5th Congressional District likely won't see a slew of yard signs for U.S. Rep. Doug Lamborn. He hasn't purchased TV ad time leading up to Election Day on Nov. 4. And he's refused to debate Democratic challenger Irv Halter. In fact, Lamborn...

  • 'Toxic' Fort Carson battalion commander returns to job despite recommendation of firing

    By tom roeder tom.roeder@gazette.com -
    Updated: 8 hr ago

    The commander of a Fort Carson helicopter battalion objected when subordinates talked about a toxic command climate, according to documents obtained by The Gazette. "You want toxic? I'll show you toxic," Lt. Col. Tammy Baugh allegedly told soldiers in the 1st Battalion of the 25th...

  • I-25 crash sends three to hospital; morning commute slowed

    By Kassondra Cloos kassondra.cloos@gazette.com -
    Updated: 9 hr ago

    A Wednesday morning crash on the southbound entrance ramp at Interstate 25 and Circle Drive sent three people to the hospital on Wednesday. Details about the crash were few as police continued their investigation. Two vehicles were involved with at least one rollover, and least one...

  • State Patrol's Zero Tolerance weekend yields thousands of citations, but one goal not met

    BY lisa walton lisa.walton@gazette.com -
    Updated: 13 hr ago

    You may have noticed more state troopers on the road over the weekend or a road sign or two encouraging drivers to buckle up, drive sober and put the phone down. That's because from 6 p.m. Friday to midnight Sunday, troopers hit the roads for the Colorado State Patrol's second "Zero...

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