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  • Colorado Springs company lays off more than 100

    By rich laden rich.laden@gazette.com -
    Updated: 33 min ago

    Diamond Wire Material Technologies in Colorado Springs has laid off 105 employees, the result of one of its customers filing for bankruptcy earlier this month, according to Meyer Burger Technology Ltd., Diamond Wire's Swiss-based parent company. Diamond Wire, whose diamond wire...

  • Police: Suspects wanted after armed robbery of Colorado Springs computer store

    By Kassondra Cloos kassondra.cloos@gazette.com -
    Updated: 52 min ago

    Two employees of Net Connection were reportedly robbed at gunpoint Thursday evening. Police responded to the store, at 3858 Maizeland Road, around 8:20 p.m. Employees told police one man pointed a gun at them while a second took an undetermined amount of money from the cash register....

  • Colorado Springs could reach record highs Friday, Saturday

    By Kassondra Cloos kassondra.cloos@gazette.com -
    Updated: 57 min ago

    Weather reminiscent of late-August is headed this way for a late-October weekend, according to Branden Borremans, morning meteorologist for KKTV 11 News. Colorado Springs and Pueblo might even break more record highs. Colorado Springs is expected to reach a high of 79 on Friday,...

  • Side Streets: Buy a calendar, help put the 'springs' back in Colorado Springs

    Bill Vogrin
    Updated: 59 min ago

    Since I first wrote about efforts to restore Tahama Springs in Monument Valley Park, I've had folks wanting to know how to contribute. They like the idea of resurrecting the spring on the west bank of Monument Creek that was damaged by the Memorial Day Flood of 1935 and then...

  • Colorado man ticketed for hitting, killing bear with car

    Associated Press
    Updated: 1 hr ago

    STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Police say a 20-year-old man has been ticketed for underage drinking and failing to report an accident after he hit and killed a large black bear with his car in Steamboat Springs. Steamboat Today reports (http://bit.ly/1tPJT9V ) the 400- to 500-pound bear...

  • List: Halloween events for adults in the Colorado Springs area

    By Carlotta, The Gazette -
    Updated: 1 hr ago

    Oct. 24-31: "The Rocky Horror Picture Show" - Presented by Fire and Ice Theatrical, 6:30 p.m. Oct. 24 and 25, Oct. 29-31, Club Q, 3430 N. Academy Blvd., for ages 18 and older, $10-$20; 422-9423, tinyurl.com/lczmav8. Oct. 25: BloodLux Bash - Food trucks, creative drinks, entertainment...

  • SUV, truck crash shuts down I-25 in Denver

    Associated Press
    Updated: 1 hr ago

    DENVER — A crash that seriously injured two people has shut down a stretch of northbound Interstate 25 in Denver. Police say two people were injured after an SUV lost control and was hit by a truck near Steele Street on Friday morning. Drivers are being routed off the highway at...

  • Speed limit boost coming for portion of I-25

    By stephen hobbs stephen.hobbs@gazette.com -
    Updated: 2 hr ago

    The speed limit on Interstate 25 between Monument and Colorado Springs will get a boost this weekend as highway expansion work is mostly finished. Colorado Department of Transportation spokesman Bob Wilson said 75 mph speed limit signs will be posted Saturday, between Woodmen Road...

  • Prescribed burns scheduled for Teller, Douglas counties today

    By STEPHEN HOBBS stephen.hobbs@gazette.com -
    Updated: 3 hr ago

    A prescribed burn could be coming to Teller and Douglas counties Friday and Saturday, the U.S. Forest Service announced in a release. Crews are planning to carry out a burn about 9 miles north of Woodland Park on Friday and Saturday, if weather allows. About 550 acres divided in...

  • Women ask to be sent home after Colorado Springs massage parlor arrests

    BY lisa walton lisa.walton@gazette.com -
    Updated: 3 hr ago

    A 58-year-old woman was arrested on suspicion of pimping and pandering Wednesday after a search warrant was served at two Colorado Springs massage parlors and a home Wednesday, according to the Colorado State Patrol. Han Mi Son Salmon was arrested after a joint investigation...

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