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Colorado theater shooting jury keeps execution as option as sentencing advances

By: Associated Press

CENTENNIAL — Jurors declined to rule out death for James Holmes on Monday as they moved toward sentencing the Colorado theater shooter.

The decision clears the way for one last attempt from both sides to...

Top 3 must reads on in 30 seconds

By: The Gazette

Here at the top 3 must reads in 30 seconds for Monday.

- Health and Environmental activists are outraged about the light the drake power plant push.  Billie Stanton Anleu explains why. More...

Newmont completes $820 million purchase of Cripple Creek mine

By: By Wayne Heilman -

Greenwood Village-based Newmont Mining Corp. said Monday it completed its $820 million acquisition of the Cripple Creek & Victor gold mine, vowing to continue to ongoing expansion of the state's largest gold...

Colorado Springs man endures punishing ride, breaks Colorado Trail Race mountain bike record

By: By ryan maye handy -

When Jesse Jakomait, sleep deprived, with nerve damage to one hand, numb toes and ravaged shoes, rolled his mountain bike off the Colorado Trail just after midnight on Thursday, there were no raging crowds there to...

Colorado Springs home construction jumps in July


New home construction continued its recent surge last month in Colorado Springs and surrounding areas, according to a report Monday from the Pikes Peak Regional Building Department.

In July, the department...

Warrant issued for Colorado Springs man in teen's shooting


Colorado Springs police on Monday issued a warrant for attempted second-degree murder for 18-year-old Jerry Hernandez Jr. of Colorado Springs in last week's shooting of a 14-year-old boy.

The victim was shot...

Light the Drake movement an outrage to some in Colorado Springs


Some find it artsy and innovative, but a move to "Light the Drake" with colorful LED lights has outraged Colorado Springs health and environmental activists.

"We just don't think it's appropriate to glorify...

5 cool family hikes in Colorado on a hot summer day

By: Dena Rosenberry,

To help you enjoy Colorado, we at Out There Colorado have brainstormed and identified five fun trails for a sunny summer day. (Don't worry, we'll keep sharing ideas for shady or water-splashed hikes as long as...