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  • SUV, truck crash shuts down I-25 in Denver

    Associated Press
    Updated: 9 hr ago

    DENVER — A crash that seriously injured two people has shut down a stretch of northbound Interstate 25 in Denver. Police say two people were injured after an SUV lost control and was hit by a truck near Steele Street on Friday morning. Drivers are being routed off the highway at...

  • Speed limit boost coming for portion of I-25

    By stephen hobbs stephen.hobbs@gazette.com -
    Updated: 10 hr ago

    The speed limit on Interstate 25 between Monument and Colorado Springs will get a boost this weekend as highway expansion work is mostly finished. Colorado Department of Transportation spokesman Bob Wilson said 75 mph speed limit signs will be posted Saturday, between Woodmen Road...

  • Prescribed burns scheduled for Teller, Douglas counties today

    By STEPHEN HOBBS stephen.hobbs@gazette.com -
    Updated: 11 hr ago

    A prescribed burn could be coming to Teller and Douglas counties Friday and Saturday, the U.S. Forest Service announced in a release. Crews are planning to carry out a burn about 9 miles north of Woodland Park on Friday and Saturday, if weather allows. About 550 acres divided in...

  • Women ask to be sent home after Colorado Springs massage parlor arrests

    BY lisa walton lisa.walton@gazette.com -
    Updated: 11 hr ago

    A 58-year-old woman was arrested on suspicion of pimping and pandering Wednesday after a search warrant was served at two Colorado Springs massage parlors and a home Wednesday, according to the Colorado State Patrol. Han Mi Son Salmon was arrested after a joint investigation...

  • Fort Carson soldiers train to stay healthy while working in Ebola-stricken country

    By tom roeder tom.roeder@gazette.com -
    Updated: 13 hr ago

    As a company of Fort Carson soldiers learned to don new gear to protect them from Ebola on a deployment to Africa, commanders at the post focused on ensuring the virus doesn't follow troops home. The post's 615th Engineer Company will spend up to a year in Liberia laying the...

  • Passed out Colorado Springs man arrested after acting 'out of control'

    BY lisa walton lisa.walton@gazette.com -
    Updated: 18 hr ago

    A man allegedly fired a rifle inside an apartment in northern Colorado Springs during a disturbance with this girlfriend Wednesday evening, police said. Shortly before 9 p.m., the woman called Colorado Springs police and reported that the man, identified by police as Thomas Bonder,...

  • Hickenlooper, Beauprez meet for another debate

    The Associated Press -
    Updated: 18 hr ago

    DENVER - Colorado Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper and Republican challenger Bob Beauprez have debated seven times in their too-close-to-call gubernatorial contest, and it's clear they're beginning to get on each other's nerves. Hickenlooper has likened Beauprez's debating style to a...

  • Michelle Obama urges thousands to vote in Colorado campaign stops

    BY MEGAN SCHRADER megan.schrader@gazette.com -
    Updated: 23 hr ago

    DENVER - First lady Michelle Obama urged a Denver crowd of about 1,500 supporters Thursday to be the votes that tip the scales for Democrats in Colorado during next month's midterm elections. "A lot of people were shocked when Barack won because they were counting on people like us to...

  • Grab your wallets; Colorado Springs apartment rents hit another record high

    By rich laden rich.laden@gazette.com -
    Published: Fri, Oct 24, 2014

    Whether it's a luxury three-bedroom unit, an aging efficiency or just any old room with a view, apartment rents are soaring in Colorado Springs - hitting another record high during the second quarter, a new report shows. Lifestyle changes among younger and older residents have helped...

  • Night of drinking, drug use ends in teen's 'accidental' death

    BY lisa walton lisa.walton@gazette.com -
    Updated: 22 hr ago

    An 18-year-old Colorado Springs man who was shot and killed Saturday night had been drinking, smoking pot and playing with a gun with friends when it went off and fatally injured him, according to an arrest affidavit. Nickolas Vera was with two friends, including the suspect,...

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