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  • Colorado Springs area road closures during the USA Pro Challenge

    The Gazette
    Yesterday

    The USA Pro Cycling Challenge blasts through a 70-mile circuit in Colorado Springs on Thursday. Here are road closures and reopenings Wednesday and Thursday. Wednesday-Thursday 9 a.m. Wednesday-11:59 p.m. Thursday - North Tejon Street/South Tejon Street between East Kiowa Street...

  • Colorado on the Web: Ex-Colorado Springs detective's TV show returns

    By dalton walker dalton.walker@gazette.com -
    Yesterday

    I want to shadow Joe Kenda for a day or two. Yes, that Joe Kenda, the retired Colorado Springs police detective-turned-TV star. Kenda's show, "Homicide Hunter," returned Tuesday night to Investigation Discovery. The show recounts Colorado Springs homicide investigations Kenda worked...

  • Drake 7 should work by end of August; utilities rate reduction could be coming

    By MONICA MENDOZA monica.mendoza@gazette.com -
    Yesterday

    Colorado Springs Utilities officials hope to have a second boiler at Martin Drake Power Plant running by the end of the month. If Unit 7 is working, the Colorado Springs City Council could vote on an electric rate reduction at its first meeting in September. In May, the council...

  • SEC alleges Colorado Springs woman defrauded investors of $800k

    By Wayne Heilman wayneh@gazette.com -
    Yesterday

    A Colorado Springs woman and two companies she started have been sued by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission for allegedly defrauding more than 40 investors of nearly $800,000. The suit, filed last week in a federal court in Atlanta, alleges that Heidi Ann Gamer, 41, Gamer...

  • Black Forest fire chief's status remains muddled although board hasn't heard from Harvey in 11 weeks

    BY Lisa Walton lisa.walton@gazette.com -
    Yesterday

    Black Forest Fire Chief Bob Harvey has not officially resigned, but his actions, including his refusal to communicate with the board, have amounted to a public resignation, fire district board members said Wednesday night. At its monthly meeting, the Black Forest Fire Rescue...

  • Road work schedule change will close I-25 ramps in Colorado Springs

    By stephen hobbs stephen.hobbs@gazette.com -
    Yesterday

    Milling and paving on southbound Interstate 25 will cause ramp closures on InterQuest Parkway and North Academy Boulevard over the next few evenings. The job, which involves closing the off- and on-ramps separately, will take about five hours, said Barry Grossman, a spokesman for...

  • Threatened Colorado fish gets new lease on survival

    By lance benzel lance.benzel@gazette.com -
    Yesterday

    A unique subspecies of trout that spawned a legal battle over public access in the Bear Creek Basin is getting another shot at long-term survival in the wild. About 1,200 greenback cutthroat trout raised from fish captured in Bear Creek, which is west of Colorado Springs, were...

  • Man arrested for DUI on bike-race course

    Associated Press
    Yesterday

    ASPEN — A Carbondale man is accused of driving drunk on a road closed for the USA Pro Challenge bike race. The incident happened Monday afternoon when 47-year-old Steven Hugill allegedly drove past a Pitkin County sheriff's deputy who was keeping traffic off the McLain Flats section...

  • Man who bought child porn videos sentenced to nearly 5 years in prison

    By lisa walton lisa.walton@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Aug 20, 2014

    A Colorado Springs man who pleaded guilty to purchasing $4,000 in child porn over several years was sentenced to prison Monday, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office in Denver. Authorities said Clifton Brett Bennett, 56, had bought more than 100 child porn videos. He will serve 57...

  • Humane Society halts cat adoptions in Colorado Springs amid virus outbreak

    By jakob Rodgers jakob.rodgers@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Aug 20, 2014

    The Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region halted cat adoptions Wednesday amid concerns that a highly contagious virus may spread among the shelter's felines. The nonprofit also stopped taking in cats after several were dropped off with feline panleukopenia virus, a potentially fatal...

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