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  • Respondents to Gazette poll say Colorado Springs police officer justified in hitting fighting teen

    The Gazette -
    Updated: Sat, Nov 22, 2014

    A fight between two teen girls at Coronado High School in which a Colorado Springs police officer intervened went viral on social media late Thursday and throughout Friday. Various cell phone videos were circulated on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and other sites, with people voicing...

  • Teen describes fight she was in at Coronado, says CSPD officer tried to push girls apart

    By Kassondra Cloos kassondra.cloos@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sat, Nov 22, 2014

    A police officer intervening in a fight between two teen girls punches one of them, and it's the punch seen 'round the world - or at least 'round the Springs. Students' cellphone videos of a Coronado High School resource officer hitting Kaosha Neal, 15, as he tried to stop a fight...

  • Courts Roundup: Therapist pleads guilty, man gets 2 years in illegal hunts

    by lisa walton lisa.walton@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sat, Nov 22, 2014

    A Fort Carson soldier convicted of murdering his girlfriend at a court-martial this week will serve life in prison without parole, a panel of five officers ruled Friday. Sgt. Montrell Mayo was found guilty on Wednesday of premeditated murder in the death of Sgt. Kimberly Walker. The...

  • Christy Sports is on the move in Colorado Springs

    By rich laden rich.laden@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sat, Nov 22, 2014

    Christy Sports, a ski equipment fixture on Academy Boulevard in Colorado Springs for almost a quarter-century, will schuss across town next year when it relocates to the University Village Colorado shopping center. Christy expects to open in mid-April in University Village, northwest...

  • Want a Pikes Peak Christmas tree? Permits to go on sale

    By Lance BEnzel lance.benzel@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sat, Nov 22, 2014

    Planning on cutting down your Christmas tree in the forest? Tree-cutting permits for the Pike National Forest's Pikes Peak District will be available starting Dec. 1, the U.S. Forest Service said Friday in a news release. Permits are $10 at the Pikes Peak Ranger District office, 601...

  • Santa Patrol seeks toys, gift cards for Tri-Lakes area children

    lisa walton lisa.walton@gazette.com -
    Published: Fri, Nov 21, 2014

    Santa is ditching the sleigh and reindeer for police cars and fire trucks this year in the Tri-Lakes area.
The Monument and Palmer Lake police departments, along with the Tri-Lakes Fire Department, are teaming up to deliver toys and Christmas cheer to children in the area next month....

  • Colorado Springs police officer breaks up fight between high school girls

    By DEBBIE KELLEY debbie.kelley@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Nov 21, 2014

    Two teenage girls at Coronado High School were arrested on fighting charges after one of them allegedly hit an officer who was trying to break up their fight, Colorado Springs police said. Colorado Springs police said the school resource officer also hit one of the girls in the...

  • It's life without parole for Fort Carson soldier

    By tom roeder tom.roeder@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Nov 21, 2014

    A Fort Carson soldier convicted of murdering his girlfriend at a court-martial this week will serve life in prison without parole, a panel of five officers ruled Friday. Sgt. Montrell Mayo was found guilty on Wednesday of premeditated murder in the death of Sgt. Kimberly Walker. The...

  • Arrest in 2007 killing of mom who led double life

    By Sadie Gurman, Associated Press
    Updated: Fri, Nov 21, 2014

    DENVER — A man arrested in the killing of a Colorado single mom who vanished more than seven years ago was one of the many unsavory clients she had while leading a double life as a paid escort, investigators say. Lester Ralph Jones, 63, was among the last people who called Paige...

  • Report: Struggling bird needs 3-mile buffer from drilling

    Associated Press
    Updated: Fri, Nov 21, 2014

    BILLINGS, Mont. — A government report with significant implications for the U.S. energy industry says a struggling bird species needs a 3-mile buffer between its breeding grounds and oil and gas drilling, wind farms and solar projects. The study comes as the Obama administration...

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