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  • Vandalism investigated at 10 national parks, including Rocky Mountain National Park

    Lance Benzel lance.benzel@gazette.com
    Updated: 18 hr ago

    The National Park Service says it is investigating reports of vandalism in at least 10 national parks in Colorado, Arizona, California, Oregon and Utah. "While we can’t discuss details of a case under investigation, we take the issue of vandalism seriously," the park service said in...

  • Aurora theater shooting prosecutors agree to trial delay

    Associated Press
    Updated: 19 hr ago

    CENTENNIAL — Prosecutors say they would agree to push back the trial for the man charged in the Colorado theater shootings so defense attorneys can have more time to review his sanity exam. But prosecutors said in a court filing released Thursday that they would oppose a delay of...

  • Explosion heard, downtown Colorado Springs buildings evacuated

    By Kassondra Cloos kassondra.cloos@gazette.com -
    Updated: 19 hr ago

    A large electrical problem caused an explosion, flickering lights and at least partial evacuation of three downtown buildings on Thursday morning. Witnesses heard a large explosion coming from the parking garage of the Wells Fargo on 90 S. Cascade Ave., according to the Colorado...

  • No workplace injuries mean another award for MechOne Inc.

    By Wayne Heilman wayneh@gazette.com -
    Updated: 20 hr ago

    For a company whose employees make and install sheet metal in commercial air conditioning and heating systems, you'd expect at least one on-the-job injury a year. But MechOne Inc. of Colorado Springs has never had an injury that caused an employee to miss work in its 14-year history....

  • Software problem diverts flights from Denver

    Associated Press
    Updated: 20 hr ago

    DENVER — Travelers flying through Denver International Airport may face some lingering delays because of a problem with its air traffic control software. Fifteen flights had to be diverted away from Denver and other flights were delayed because of the problem Thursday morning. The...

  • New owner of Colorado Springs health practice to pay millions after anti-kickback probe

    Associated Press
    Updated: 21 hr ago

    DENVER — DaVita HealthCare Partners will pay $389 million to settle an anti-kickback investigation involving kidney patients, the U.S. Department of Justice announced Wednesday. The payment includes $350 million for the settlement and a civil forfeiture fine of $39 million for two...

  • First lady in Denver to rally with Udall

    Megan Schrader
    Updated: 21 hr ago

    First lady Michelle Obama is in Denver to stump with embattled U.S. Sen. Mark Udall, a Democrat who Republicans have targeted in their effort to take over the Senate. Obama will speak Thursday afternooon at an event in the redeveloping River North (RiNo) Arts District just north of...

  • Maketa largely absent from El Paso County Sheriff's Office since investigations launched in May

    By stephen hobbs and Kassondra Cloos The Gazette -
    Updated: 21 hr ago

    El Paso County Sheriff Terry Maketa hasn't spent much time in the office since May. That's when allegations were leveled against him and county commissioners opened a pair of investigations into financial and employee-related complaints. Most recently, he hasn't been in the office...

  • Hickenlooper, Beauprez meet for another debate

    Associated Press
    Yesterday

    DENVER — Colorado Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper will face Republican challenger Bob Beauprez in one of their last debates before the election in two weeks. Hickenlooper and Beauprez are debating Thursday at an event hosted by the Colorado Association of Commerce and Industry....

  • Teller County deputy disciplined for racist remark, apology issued

    By Kassondra Cloos 
and LISA WALTON The Gazette -
    Yesterday

    Disciplinary action was taken against a Teller County sheriff's deputy who posted a derogatory comment about Muslims on social media, but the deputy will not be fired, department officials said Wednesday. Deputy Eric Voigt became the subject of an internal affairs investigation after...

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