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  • Mayoral candidates want Colorado Springs to be a 'gigabit city'

    By BILLIE STANTON ANLEU billie.stantonanleu@gazette.com -
    Yesterday

    Mayoral candidates Mary Lou Makepeace and John Suthers differ on some fronts, but they share great enthusiasm to make Colorado Springs a gigabit city. Asked about that prospect during a forum at Colorado College last week, both simultaneously and instantaneously gave a resounding...

  • ACLU: Video, police report raise questions about validity of Colorado Springs traffic stop

    By Kassondra Cloos kassondra.cloos@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sun, May 3, 2015

    A Colorado Springs man who was filming a recent traffic stop until he was put in handcuffs by police has joined the ranks of a growing number of Americans who say they feel the need to record encounters with law enforcement. Ryan Brown's video, taken March 25 when he and his brother,...

  • Colorado Springs apartments without water until Monday after water main break

    BY RYAN MAYE HANDY ryanmaye.handy@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sun, May 3, 2015

    An entire apartment complex on Colorado Springs' westside was expected to spend the night without water service, after a water main broke around 7:30 p.m., Colorado Springs Utilities said. The Knolls at Sweetgrass Apartment homes, just off 17th Street near Uintah Street, will likely...

  • Get a Job Monday: Get ready for Stellar Solutions

    BY ERIC SINGER eric.singer@gazette.com -
    Published: Sun, May 3, 2015

    Stellar Restaurant Solutions, a take-out order processing and restaurant call center, is hiring in Colorado Springs. The company wants to fill openings for ordering specialists for several of its client-programs. In The Gazette's exclusive "Get a Job Monday" segment, Eric Singer talks...

  • Voice of the Consumer: Crooks use Facebook to steal your cash

    By BETTY SEXTON KKTV 11 NEWS -
    Published: Sun, May 3, 2015

    Facebook users have been sharing information and exchanging messages for close to 10 years. "Friends" can use the social networking service to talk with others across the street and around the globe. But you have to be careful. Donna from Colorado Springs learned that the hard way....

  • 'Solidarity With Baltimore' event set for Sunday night at Colorado College

    By DEBBIE KELLEY debbie.kelley@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sun, May 3, 2015

    "Solidarity With Baltimore - Open Mike Justice" will be held 7-8 p.m. Sunday at the labyrinth outside of Shove Chapel, 1010 N. Nevada Ave., on the Colorado College campus. Activists, poets, spoken word artists, faith leaders and all who seek justice for Freddie Gray and others...

  • Colorado Springs could shift where it uses HUD grants to help struggling neighborhoods

    By jakob rodgers jakob.rodgers@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sun, May 3, 2015

    Over a 20-year span, Colorado Springs funneled more than $8 million in federal funding into the city's west side for new sidewalks, refurbished houses and a neighborhood association. The Adams Elementary School neighborhood got about $1.1 million over 10 years. The next five years...

  • 2 injured in Denver park during Cinco de Mayo festivities

    Associated Press
    Updated: Sun, May 3, 2015

    DENVER — Denver police say two men were injured when a small crane at Civic Center Park fell on them Saturday during Cinco de Mayo festivities. Police say one of the victims had serious injuries. Organizers say there was a burst of wind that caught some flags attached to the crane,...

  • Car crashes into Colorado Springs home, suspects run away

    KKTV -
    Updated: Sun, May 3, 2015

    Colorado Springs police say that a car that crashed into a home late Saturday night was also involved in a road rage incident a few blocks away, according to Gazette news partner KKTV. The vehicle hit a tree and crashed into a large window of a home on the 2000 block of Essex Avenue...

  • A history lesson and cake help Fort Carson soldiers adjust to name change

    By tom roeder tom.roeder@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sun, May 3, 2015

    Piles of cake and a talk about history helped Fort Carson's 2nd Brigade Combat Team deal with something of an identity crisis. Last month, the unit switched names, dropping the 4th Brigade Combat Team moniker in favor of the new title, which belonged to a unit that was folded this...

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