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  • One dead, one injured in Colorado Springs shooting

    By KKTV -
    Updated: 4 min ago

    One person is dead and a second seriously injured in a shooting early Thursday morning in northeast Colorado Springs, according to police. At this time, information from the scene is limited, reports Gazette news partner KKTV. Officers responded to reports of shots fired at an...

  • Police arrest Colorado Springs mom who allegedly kidnapped child

    By KKTV -
    Updated: 9 min ago

    A missing 5-year-old was found early Thursday morning, almost 200 miles from home, according to Gazette news partner KKTV. Sidney Carlisle was allegedly abducted by her mother, Kiri McMillion. Colorado Springs police say McMillion showed up at her daughter's home Tuesday afternoon...

  • Five classic backpacking trips to try in Colorado

    By LANCE BENZEL lance.benzel@gazette.com -
    Updated: 2 hr ago

    ou've inventoried your gear, cleaned your water filter and replaced your boot laces. And now that the snow is melting from the high country, it's all about to pay off. Here are five suggested backpacking trips - all of them Out There tested and approved - to reacquaint you with the...

  • Authorities have person of interest in Dylan Redwine case

    BY KASSONDRA CLOOS kassondra.cloos@gazette.com -
    Updated: 2 hr ago

    A person of interest has been identified by the La Plata County Sheriff's Office in the Dylan Redwine case, according to a former FBI criminal profiler who has been working as an investigator. Dylan, of Monument, was 13 when he went missing while visiting his father in Vallecito over...

  • Mayor wants age limit, evaluations for Colorado Springs judges

    By BILLIE STANTON ANLEU billie.stantonanleu@gazette.com -
    Updated: 2 hr ago

    Colorado Springs will lose half of its dozen municipal judges over the next several years under a mandatory retirement age of 75 sought by Mayor John Suthers. Three of those judges are 72, the age at which state and Denver County judges must retire. Three others are 70, 68 and 63....

  • Colorado Springs-area homebuilding jumps in June

    By rich laden rich.laden@gazette.com -
    Updated: 2 hr ago

    The pace of Colorado Springs-area homebuilding rose last month as more people who moved to the area, a better economy and a tight supply of re-sale properties helped propel the new home market. The Pikes Peak Regional Building Department in June issued 285 single-family home permits...

  • Second Calhan official resigns amid probe of possible water theft

    BY STEPHEN HOBBS stephen.hobbs@gazette.com -
    Updated: 2 hr ago

    Calhan's mayor resigned Wednesday amid an ongoing investigation into allegations of water theft. Blair Bartling, who became mayor in 2006, submitted a letter of resignation around 8 a.m. Wednesday, town clerk Cindy Tompkins said. "Please accept this letter as notification that I am...

  • Why is Pikes Peak a giant lightning rod? Blame Denver

    By JAKOB RODGERS jakob.rodgers@gazette.com -
    Updated: 2 hr ago

    America's mountain appears to be one of Colorado's biggest lightning rods. A 20-year composite map of cloud-to-ground lightning strikes across the state shows some of the highest concentrations across the Pikes Peak region, according to a National Weather Service analysis using data...

  • Star Wars characters will be part of Colorado Springs balloon festival

    BY STEPHEN HOBBS stephen.hobbs@gazette.com -
    Updated: 2 hr ago

    Get your lightsabers ready. Darth Vader and Yoda are coming to Colorado Springs. Attendees of the Sept. 5-7 Colorado Springs Labor Day Lift Off will have a chance to see the two Star Wars characters among about 75 other special and regularly shaped hot air balloons at Memorial Park,...

  • Arrested Fort Carson soldier has been AWOL since May

    BY KASSONDRA CLOOS kassondra.cloos@gazette.com -
    Updated: 9 hr ago

    A Fort Carson soldier arrested Tuesday was declared absent without leave in May, Fort Carson officials said Wednesday. Joseph Kimsey, 22, was arrested Tuesday in Cañon City after police say he was driving a car stolen from a Colorado Springs homicide victim, Ashley Melnyczok, 27....

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