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  • Maketa defends himself against reports of financial impropriety

    By stephen hobbs -
    Updated: 1 hr ago

    El Paso County Sheriff Terry Maketa said in a television interview that controversy surrounding supposed Sheriff's Office "mystery accounts" is unfounded. Maketa told Betty Sexton of Gazette news partner KKTV, in an interview that aired Sunday, that he feels the Sheriff's Office has...

  • Sheriff's Office investigating dead horses in Black Forest, no word on what killed them

    By andrea sinclair -
    Updated: 2 hr ago

    The discovery of a dozen dead horses in Black Forest Friday prompted a criminal investigation by the El Paso County Sheriff's Office, but there has been no legal recourse to remove the remaining living horses on the property, sheriff's spokesman Sgt. Greg White said Sunday. At least...

  • Law-enforcement agencies take advantage of federal program to obtain military gear, weapons

    By stephen hobbs -
    Updated: 3 hr ago

    The Colorado Springs Police Department acquired non-armored Humvees so it would not have to repeat what happened after a blizzard shut down the city in October 1997. The Green Mountain Falls Police Department obtained rifles to better deal with bears that could put officers in danger....

  • Two-alarm fire at Colorado Springs hotel

    KKTV -
    Updated: 3 hr ago

    An early morning two-alarm fire at the Satellite Hotel in Colorado Springs is under control and one resident was treated on scene for minor injuries, according to KKTV. The fire, at 411 Lakewood Circle, near Airport Road and Academy Boulevard, started just before 4:00 am Sunday. It's...

  • Project Funway empowers Colorado Springs foster teens

    By andrea sinclair -
    Published: Sun, Sep 21, 2014

    Each of the 16 foster teen models looked a bit timid when they first stepped onto the runway at The Pinery on the Hill, but they stepped off beaming bright, confident smiles at a fashion event that felt a like a coming-of-age celebration. One by one, the girls showed off...

  • Mark this week mark your calendar: Sept. 22-28

    By name newspaper -
    Updated: 6 hr ago

    Colorado Springs City Council will discuss a series of proposed changes by the City Clerk to the city's business license provisions at its work session at 1 p.m. Monday at City Hall, 107 N. Nevada Ave. The council will be asked to end business licenses for circuses, billiards,...

  • Bombastic season opener for the Philharmonic

    By David Sckolnik Special to The Gazette -
    Updated: 7 hr ago

    Superb symphonic music is back in the Springs. With guest conductor Cristian Macelaru at the helm, the Colorado Springs Philharmonic launched what has the look of its most exciting and challenging season in decades. On this occasion, the experience was an over-the-top sonic spectacular...

  • Negative campaign ads dominate Colorado Senate race

    By KATIE KUNTZ Rocky Mountain PBS I-News -
    Updated: 7 hr ago

    Television campaign attack ads dominating airwaves across the state depict Colorado's senatorial candidates as extreme, harmful and woefully out of step with their fellow Coloradans. Crossroads GPS, a conservative political action committee headed by former Bush administrator Karl...

  • DA to probe Boulder Marathon cancellation

    Associated Press
    Updated: 8 hr ago

    BOULDER — The Boulder District Attorney's Office says it will investigate the sudden cancellation of the Boulder Marathon. District Attorney Stan Garnett tells the Daily Camera ( ) on Sunday that complaints from an angry runner about lack of refunds pushed...

  • Sheriff's Office mounted unit assumes investigation of dead horses

    By Wayne Heilman -
    Updated: 9 hr ago

    The El Paso County Sheriff's Office mounted unit has taken over an investigation into several dead horses discovered Friday in a barn in Black Forest, Sheriff's Office spokesman Sgt. Greg White said Saturday. The dead horses were discovered after a woman called to report that she had...