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  • Colorado Springs police release photos of suspected tire slasher

    By Kassondra Cloos kassondra.cloos@gazette.com -
    Updated: 22 hr ago

    Still images from a surveillance video that show a tire slasher in action have been released with the hope the individual can be identified. Colorado Springs police have confirmed 47 victims in the area of Maroon Bells Avenue, just northeast of Academy Avenue and Vickers Drive, who...

  • Colorado Springs man accused of sexual assault on 11-year-old girl

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

    A man arrested in a Colorado Springs gym parking lot Monday evening is suspected of inappropriately touching and having sex with an 11-year-old girl, according to a highly redacted arrest affidavit. Edgar Gonzalez, 38, is suspected of sex assault on a child by one in a position of...

  • Manitou Springs fireworks show will be covered by the chamber, not the Red Cross

    By monica mendoza monica.mendoza@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Oct 29, 2014

    The $10,000 cost for a fireworks show in Manitou Springs last weekend will be covered by the Chamber of Commerce. Originally, the bills for the show that lighted the sky the night before the Emma Crawford Coffin Races were slated to be covered by a $50,000 American Red Cross economic...

  • Commandant says giving AFA cadets more responsibility will improve behavior

    By Tom Roeder tom.roeder@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Oct 29, 2014

    Hours ahead of a national news broadcast recounting athlete misconduct at the Air Force Academy, the school's commandant of cadets told Colorado Springs business leaders that a tiny fraction of cadets get into trouble. Brig Gen. Stephen Williams said 3.7 percent of cadets are facing...

  • Republicans expand lead of returned ballots

    By stephen hobbs stephen.hobbs@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Oct 29, 2014

    Registered Republicans extended their ballot turnout numbers throughout the state and in El Paso County with less than a week before the election. The secretary of state reported that 905,500 people have returned ballots across Colorado as of Wednesday morning, with 379,250 of those...

  • Pikes Peak region military leaders: Troops won't bring Ebola back from Africa deployment

    BY TOM ROEDER tom.roeder@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Oct 29, 2014

    The military worked Wednesday night to calm fears that Pikes Peak region troops could bring Ebola home from deployments in Africa. Nearly 200 Fort Carson soldiers are scheduled to deploy to Africa in the coming weeks, where they will work in Liberia to build humanitarian assistance...

  • Who will design and build Colorado Springs' Olympic Museum?

    By rich laden rich.laden@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Oct 29, 2014

    U.S. Olympic Museum organizers announced Monday that five firms with local, national and international experience will design and build the $60 million project in downtown Colorado Springs. The team's creativity, ability to work together and to stay within budget will be crucial to...

  • Durango Mountain Resort agrees to sale

    The Associated Press
    Updated: Wed, Oct 29, 2014

    Durango Mountain Resort agrees to sale  DURANGO — Durango Mountain Resort, also known as Purgatory, is being sold to a local resident and businessman, its owners announced Wednesday. The Durango Herald reported (http://bit.ly/1tiaSt4 ) the resort will be sold to James...

  • Missing Broncos fan found safe days after vanishing from game

    Associated Press
    Updated: Wed, Oct 29, 2014

    DENVER — A man whose disappearance during last week's Denver Broncos game touched off an extensive search by family and friends told police he had "his fill of football" and walked and hitchhiked about 130 miles to a city in southern Colorado. Paul Kitterman, 53, was found safe...

  • Camp fire shuts down light rail line near Denver

    The Associated Press
    Updated: Wed, Oct 29, 2014

    DENVER — Authorities say a camp fire started by transients shut down a light rail line that runs through the Denver suburb of Lakewood. KUSA-TV reports (http://on9news.tv/1FWEdyd ) the west rail line from Denver to Golden was shut down after an officer in the area heard what...

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