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  • Voice of the Consumer: Government grant scam back again

    By Betty Sexton, KKTV
    Updated: 7 hr ago

    The crooks are using the same old lines, but they're obviously working. Last week I learned that several people in southern Colorado received a congratulations call. They were told because they're such good citizens they are being awarded a government grant. Imagine that. Money...

  • All Jefferson County schools open after sick out

    Associated Press
    Updated: 8 hr ago

    WESTMINSTER — All schools are back open in Jefferson County after a teacher sick out closed two schools last week. So many teachers called in sick on Friday that classes had to be cancelled at Standley Lake High School in Westminster and Conifer High School in Conifer. School...

  • Fort Carson commander Maj. Gen. Paul LaCamera talks Afghanistan, changing face of war

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

    Uncertainty is the norm for Fort Carson soldiers, their boss, Maj. Gen. Paul LaCamera told The Gazette. The general, fresh home from Afghanistan, said dealing with uncertainty will mean lots of rigorous training to prepare for a world that could be as difficult as anything soldiers...

  • Sheriff's Office investigating dead horses in Black Forest

    By andrea sinclair andrea.sinclair@gazette.com -
    Updated: 8 hr ago

    The discovery of a dozen dead horses in Black Forest Friday prompted a criminal investigation by the El Paso County Sheriff's Office, but there has been no legal recourse to remove the remaining living horses on the property, sheriff's spokesman Sgt. Greg White said Sunday. At least...

  • Denver deputies on trial in preacher's jail death

    Associated Press
    Updated: 8 hr ago

    DENVER — Jury selection is set to begin Monday in the civil trial of five Denver sheriff's deputies accused of causing the death of a homeless street preacher in jail. Marvin Booker died in 2010 after deputies shocked him with a Taser after he was handcuffed, put him in a sleeper...

  • Mark your calendar: Events, meetings around Colorado Springs Sept. 22-28

    The Gazette
    Updated: 11 hr ago

    Colorado Springs City Council will discuss a series of proposed changes by the City Clerk to the city's business license provisions at its work session at 1 p.m. Monday at City Hall, 107 N. Nevada Ave. The council will be asked to end business licenses for circuses, billiards,...

  • Courtroom cameras sought in Aurora theater shooting trial

    Associated Press
    Updated: 11 hr ago

    CENTENNIAL — News organizations are asking a judge to allow one video camera and one still photographer in the courtroom during the Colorado theater shootings trial, but prosecutors and the defense object. The judge will hear arguments Monday. Attorneys for news organizations...

  • Negative campaign ads dominate Colorado Senate race

    By KATIE KUNTZ Rocky Mountain PBS I-News -
    Yesterday

    Television campaign attack ads dominating airwaves across the state depict Colorado's senatorial candidates as extreme, harmful and woefully out of step with their fellow Coloradans. Crossroads GPS, a conservative political action committee headed by former Bush administrator Karl...

  • Two-alarm fire at Colorado Springs hotel

    KKTV -
    Updated: 20 hr ago

    An early morning two-alarm fire at the Satellite Hotel in Colorado Springs is under control and one resident was treated on scene for minor injuries, according to KKTV. The fire, at 411 Lakewood Circle, near Airport Road and Academy Boulevard, started just before 4:00 am Sunday. It's...

  • Sheriff's Office mounted unit assumes investigation of dead horses

    By Wayne Heilman wayneh@gazette.com -
    Yesterday

    The El Paso County Sheriff's Office mounted unit has taken over an investigation into several dead horses discovered Friday in a barn in Black Forest, Sheriff's Office spokesman Sgt. Greg White said Saturday. The dead horses were discovered after a woman called to report that she had...

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