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  • Pedestrian cited after being hit by car on North Academy

    By name newspaper -
    Published: Sun, Nov 23, 2014

    A 27-year-old man was ticketed early Sunday after he was hit by a car while dashing across a North Academy Boulevard intersection against the traffic light, Colorado Springs Police said. Around 12:45 a.m., the man crossed the intersection of North Academy and Village Road South and...

  • Colorado Springs street crews on full call-out as snow falls

    By RYAN MAYE HANDY The Gazette -
    Updated: 1 hr ago

    Colorado Springs snowplows were out in full force on Sunday evening and police went on accident alert status as steady snow continued to fall over the city. Around 30 trucks were out on the streets of Colorado Springs, starting work on major thoroughfares like Academy Boulevard and...

  • Colorado woman selected as Rhodes scholar

    Associated Press
    Updated: 1 hr ago

    DENVER — A woman from Greenwood Village has been selected to be a 2015 Rhodes scholar. Emily Witt is now a senior at Stanford University where she majors in human biology and is working on a minor in psychology. The scholarships announced Sunday provide all expenses for two or...

  • Human remains in Larimer County identified

    Associated Press
    Updated: 2 hr ago

    FORT COLLINS — The Larimer County Coroner's Office has identified human remains found in Livermore as 28-year-old Andrea Bartmess. Bartmess was from the Denver area, but was living in the Fort Collins area. Authorities say the cause of death is pending. According to the Fort...

  • Cancer-stricken Colorado Springs killer Jennifer Reali denied parole

    Associated Press
    Updated: 4 hr ago

    The Colorado Board of Parole has denied a convicted murderer's request to be released because she has been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. Jennifer Reali was convicted of killing her lover's wife in Colorado Springs in 1990. She is now in a Lakewood halfway house. According to...

  • 1 dead, 2 hurt in Denver bar shooting

    Associated Press
    Updated: 7 hr ago

    DENVER — One person is dead and at least two people are hurt after a shooting in a Denver bar. The shooting happened early Sunday at a bar called The Beach. Police tweeted that the other victims had non-life threatening injuries. There were no details on suspects.

  • Super Ditch in Colorado tries new water deal

    Associated Press
    Published: Sun, Nov 23, 2014

    PUEBLO — The Arkansas Valley Super Ditch is trying to find water after previously coming up dry. Advocates are proposing to lease up to 500 acre-feet of water from the Catlin Canal to Fountain, Security and Fowler under new state legislation. Under the plan, Fowler would get about...

  • Fire destroys homes in west Vail

    Associated Press
    Updated: 9 hr ago

    VAIL — A fire in west Vail has forced residents from 11 homes. The fire on Saturday engulfed three single-story homes and caused extensive damage to adjacent homes. Interim Vail fire chief Steve Pischke says four of 11 units suffered extensive damage and the building will be...

  • Colorado wrestling team lost in woods, rescued after dark

    By David Migoya, The Denver Post
    Updated: 10 hr ago

    Eleven members of a Denver Public Schools high school wrestling team and two adult coaches were rescued Saturday from Roxborough State Park after they had gotten lost during a team workout, according to Douglas County sheriff's deputies. The members of the wrestling squad were...

  • Some holiday travelers choose Colorado Springs airport, and share main reason

    By Wayne Heilman wayneh@gazette.com -
    Updated: 12 hr ago

    Scott and Connie Kumpf and their three sons were exactly the type of passenger the Colorado Springs Airport hoped to attract during the traditionally busy Thanksgiving holiday travel week. The Castle Rock family was traveling Saturday from the Springs to Guatemala to visit their son...

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