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  • Woman who faked son's cancer gets probation

    Associated Press
    Updated: 1 hr ago

      CENTENNIAL — A suburban Denver woman who lied about her son having cancer to collect tens of thousands of dollars in charitable contributions will serve five years of probation and spend 90 nights in jail on work release. KUSA-TV (http://on9news.tv/1rpwgbb) reports that...

  • First of 2 Ferguson protests in Colorado Springs leads to march through downtown

    By stephen hobbs stephen.hobbs@gazette.com -
    Updated: 1 hr ago

    Two protests in Colorado Springs are scheduled Tuesday in response to a grand jury decision that police officer Darren Wilson would not be indicted in the death of unarmed teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo. 1:10 P.M. UPDATE After having made their way north through downtown...

  • About 1 million expected at Denver airport

    Associated Press
    Updated: 1 hr ago

    DENVER — Traffic is picking up at Denver International Airport ahead of Thanksgiving. About a million people are expected to pass through the airport this holiday week, with about 152,000 of them traveling on Tuesday. That's nearly 10,000 more people than on a normal day. Parking...

  • List: Colorado Springs area holiday events

    Carlotta Olson, The Gazette
    Updated: 3 hr ago

    Events are added daily. For more events, go to coloradosprings.com. Looking for craft fairs? Head to Page 11. MUSIC "Songs of the Seasons" - Through December, Chapel Hills Mall, 1710 Briargate Blvd. For a list of performances, go to chapelhills mall.com. Michael Martin Murphey -...

  • Mother of slain UCCS student offers reward for information about killer

    By Kassondra Cloos kassondra.cloos@gazette.com -
    Updated: 4 hr ago

    Some mornings, Pam Lively wakes up to lovely, peaceful memories of her daughter. Other days, it's violent images of the way in which Angelina Sicola was slain last year in her apartment. "Every morning when I wake up, I think of her," Lively said Monday. The grief will never go...

  • Colorado Springs voters might decide stormwater funding

    By monica mendoza monica.mendoza@gazette.com -
    Updated: 4 hr ago

    Colorado Springs Chief of Staff Steve Cox presented a capital improvement and stormwater funding plan to the City Council on Monday that he's hoping will go to voters in April. He's asking that the City Council put a question on the ballot seeking voter approval to issue $160 million...

  • Construction work to reduce lanes Tuesday

    By stephen hobbs stephen.hobbs@gazette.com -
    Updated: 5 hr ago

    Eastbound Circle Drive, east of Janitell Road, will be reduced to one lane Tuesday for construction. The work, which will install concrete barriers, is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Construction will pause for Thanksgiving and resume Dec. 1. Once the eastbound work is complete,...

  • The Country Life: Turkeys going from Kate's Farm in Black Forest to the dinner table

    By Bill Radford bill.radford@gazette.com -
    Updated: 6 hr ago

    There's fresh - and then there's really fresh. The turkeys that customers ordered from Kate's Farm in Black Forest will be really fresh; they're being processed at a facility in Simla on Tuesday, just two days before they'll be on dinner tables. Their lives have been short - less...

  • City Councilman Joel Miller resigns his seat, will run for mayor in 2015

    By monica mendoza monica.mendoza@gazette.com -
    Updated: 8 hr ago

    Colorado Springs City Councilman Joel Miller dropped a double bombshell Monday with an announcement that he is resigning from City Council and will turn his attention to the 2015 mayor's race. Miller, 44, beat District 2 incumbent Angela Dougan for a council seat in April 2013. He is...

  • 'We're disheartened, but we can't be disabled,' NAACP leader from Colorado Springs says

    BY Lisa Walton lisa.walton@gazette.com -
    Updated: 8 hr ago

    The small group huddled in front of a TV on Monday night in Christ Temple Community Church in southeast Colorado Springs was anxious. After hearing a grand jury's decision regarding the fatal shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., they turned off the TV news broadcast, shaking...

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