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  • Territory Days in Old Colorado City is four decades old; event starts Saturday

    By Jennifer Mulson jen.mulson@gazette.com -
    Updated: 21 hr ago

    10 a.m.-7:30 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Sunday and 10 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Monday, Old Colorado City, along Colorado Avenue between 23rd and 27th streets, free; pro-promotions.com. Shuttle bus runs 10:30 a.m.-6:45 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, 10:30 a.m.-5:45 p.m. Monday, leaves from...

  • Colorado Springs show celebrates American muscle car era

    BY STEPHANIE EARLS stephanie.earls@gazette.com -
    Updated: 21 hr ago

    American Muscle Cars Show, 11 a.m.- 5 p.m. Saturday, Colorado Springs Event Center, 3960 Palmer Park Blvd.; $5, free for children 10 and younger; $25 to register a car; aceent1.com, 719-329-4736. When Ace Cosley moved from Detroit to Colorado Springs eight years ago, he brought along...

  • North Carolina couple on run accused of killing baby arrested in El Paso County

    BY KASSONDRA CLOOS kassondra.cloos@gazette.com -
    Updated: 21 hr ago

    A North Carolina couple accused of killing an 18-month-old baby girl was arrested in El Paso County Wednesday night, the Sheriff's Office confirmed. Vanessa Sanchez, 20, and her fiancée, Andrew Tyler Tomczak, 21, are accused of murdering Sanchez's daughter. Jackie Kirby, a...

  • Comcast to launch lightning-fast Internet access in Colorado Springs

    By Wayne Heilman wayneh@gazette.com -
    Updated: 22 hr ago

    Comcast Corp. said Wednesday that it will launch 2-gigabit-per-second Internet access this summer to nearly 1 million customers in Colorado Springs and the Denver area and immediately make 250-megabit-per-second access available to all its Colorado customers. The fastest Internet...

  • Race canceled amid anxiety over Colorado roadway shootings

    The Associated Press
    Updated: 22 hr ago

    DENVER — The shooting death of a bicyclist considered the unofficial mayor of a normally quiet Colorado town has led organizers to cancel a popular annual race, while a lack of details in the case fuels speculation that Windsor's first homicide in eight years is linked to a nearby...

  • Cañon City teenager injured after soccer team fight

    Cañon City Daily Record
    Updated: 22 hr ago

    A Cañon City teenager received a facial injury Saturday after being involved in a juvenile league soccer team fight, according to the Cañon City Police Department. The 17-year-old player was transported to St. Thomas More Hospital. His condition is unknown. The altercation included...

  • Recent youth suicides a 'terrifying situation' that must be addressed, El Paso County official says

    By DEBBIE KELLEY debbie.kelley@gazette.com -
    Updated: 23 hr ago

    In what an official from the El Paso County Coroner's Office calls "a terrifying situation," two students from West Middle School committed suicide in the past few weeks. "It is a problem in our society that we don't properly deal with, and every effort should be made with prevention...

  • Fort Carson civilian sentenced to 45 years in 'heinous' assault of pregnant wife

    BY KASSONDRA CLOOS kassondra.cloos@gazette.com -
    Yesterday

    A civilian who beat his pregnant wife, a Fort Carson soldier, while they were living on post was sentenced Wednesday to 45 years in federal prison for "heinous" assaults, according to a news release from the U.S. District Attorney's Office in Denver. Mitchell Lee Gibson, 30, was...

  • Fountain police officer won't face criminal charges; won't be returning to work

    By Kassondra Cloos kassondra.cloos@gazette.com -
    Yesterday

    A Fountain police sergeant arrested after exchanging sexually explicit Facebook messages with a high school student will not be charged with a crime, the 4th Judicial District Attorney's Office said Wednesday. Sgt. Dorell Green, a school resource officer assigned to Fountain-Fort...

  • Free tickets available for Air Force Academy graduation; campus reopens to public Thursday

    By Tom Roeder tom.roeder@gazette.com -
    Yesterday

    Tickets for the Air Force Academy's May 28 graduation will be available to the public Thursday - the same day that the campus will reopen to the public as it expects thousands of visitors for a week of festivities. The 600 free tickets will be given away from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the...

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