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  • 5 teens accused in sex assault won't be charged as adults

    The Associated Press
    Updated: Tue, Mar 24, 2015

    CENTENNIAL — Prosecutors say five teenage boys arrested in the sexual assault of a high school student at an Englewood party will not be charged as adults. Prosecutors made the announcement Tuesday after a sixth suspect, 19-year-old Daylon Hill, made a brief court appearance. Hill is...

  • Dillard's converting Citadel store into clearance center, vacating 2 floors

    By Wayne Heilman wayneh@gazette.com -
    Updated: Tue, Mar 24, 2015

    Dillard's Inc. is converting its department store at The Citadel mall into a clearance center and is vacating two of the three floors of its 203,000-square-foot building. Julie Johnson Bull, a spokeswoman at the chain's Little Rock, Ark., headquarters, said the company decided this...

  • Flow boosted for Arkansas River

    By Chris Woodka, The Pueblo Chieftain
    Updated: Tue, Mar 24, 2015

    The Arkansas River is rumbling a little higher through Pueblo this week as water released from Pueblo Dam makes its way to John Martin Reservoir. About 5,000 acre-feet (1.6 billion gallons) is being released under leases made by Colorado Springs Utilities and the Pueblo Board of...

  • NB I-25 back open after crash near downtown Denver

    Associated Press
    Updated: Tue, Mar 24, 2015

    DENVER — Northbound Interstate 25 is back open near downtown Denver after a three-vehicle crash. The crash Tuesday morning shut down parts of the highway for about two hours. Police say there don't appear to be any serious injuries. Also on Tuesday, a stretch of I-70 in Aurora was...

  • Interactive: Want to entertain the kids over Spring Break? Here are some solutions around Colorado Springs

    Maria St. Louis-Sanchez
    Updated: Tue, Mar 24, 2015

    A tour of Spring Break activities in Colorado Springs

  • Colorado's child poverty rates drop, but rural areas still struggle

    By jakob rodgers jakob.rodgers@gazette.com -
    Updated: Tue, Mar 24, 2015

    Child poverty rates in El Paso and Teller counties dropped in 2013, and Colorado as a whole recorded its first decrease in five years, according to a report released Monday. Seventeen percent of children in Colorado lived in poverty in 2013, down 1 percentage point from the previous...

  • Half of Colorado's drilling rigs have gone idle in last five months

    Denver Post
    Updated: Tue, Mar 24, 2015

    Half of Colorado's drilling rigs have gone idle since the end of October, the sharpest percentage decline among the country's major oil producing states, according to a report Monday from IHS, a data analysis firm based in Douglas County. IHS, however, is predicting only a 26 percent...

  • The Country Life: How does your garden grow? With horse manure? Cow pies?

    By Bill RADFORD bill.radford@gazette.com -
    Updated: Tue, Mar 24, 2015

    When you have as many animals as I do, you deal with a lot of, well, crap. On a recent Saturday morning, I cleaned up mounds of horse poo in the corral, then cleaned out the rabbit house (where the rabbits insist on doing their business instead of out in their pen) and, finally,...

  • Red flag warning Tuesday for most of Colorado

    By Maria St. louis-sanchez The Gazette -
    Updated: Tue, Mar 24, 2015

    Gusty winds, low humidity, warm temperatures and dry fuels have prompted a National Weather Service red flag warning for the eastern half of Colorado, including most of El Paso County. The warning lasts from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday. The weather service predicts winds around 10 to...

  • Man flees with cash after mobile phone store robbery

    By Maria St. louis-sanchez maria.sanchez@gazette.com -
    Updated: Tue, Mar 24, 2015

    Colorado Springs police are on the lookout for a man who used a gun to rob a mobile phone store Monday night. According to police, the armed man entered the Metro PCS Store on the 4300 block of Airport Road about 7 p.m. Monday. He demanded money from the clerk and ran off with an...

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