• Jurors reach decision in second portion of Aurora movie theater shooting trial

    Associated Press
    Updated: 7 min ago

    CENTENNIAL — Jurors in the Colorado theater shooting trial reached a decision Monday on whether to keep the death penalty as an option for gunman James Holmes. The jury deliberated for less than three hours, starting Thursday after Holmes' parents made an emotional plea for their...

  • Colorado Springs police investigating early morning shooting

    By chhun sun chhun.sun@gazette.com -
    Updated: 48 min ago

    A man was found shot three times early Monday at a housing complex near downtown Colorado Springs, police said. The man was taken to a hospital and underwent surgery for his injuries, said Lt. Catherine Buckley, a Colorado Springs police spokeswoman. He remains in critical condition,...

  • A craving for craft: Colorado Springs coffee shop, baristas work to make sure you're not served 'something average'

    By Amanda Hancock The Gazette -
    Updated: 48 min ago

    His dad wore polos and khakis to work, so Eric Nicol steps behind the counter sporting a wrinkled button-down and skinny black jeans, his rolled-up sleeves revealing tattoo-adorned arms. His parents drove a minivan and played it safe, so Nicol moved around and joined a punk-rock band....

  • The Country Life: A laid-back goat joins the menagerie

    By Bill radford bill.radford@gazette.com -
    Updated: 53 min ago

    Meet Chica. Chica, a LaMancha goat, is the new companion for Nana, our other goat. Nana had been without a buddy since the death of Christmas, detailed in a previous column. We bought Chica (then named Goat Girl) from a young couple in Hanover who had sort of inherited her. While...

  • Records detail intense investigation of suspect in bombing at NAACP building

    By STEPHEN HOBBS stephen.hobbs@gazette.com -
    Updated: 54 min ago

    Note: Gazette reporter Stephen Hobbs will have live coverage from the courtroom late Monday morning. Scroll down in this article to see tweets from @bystephenhobbs For days, authorities tracked a man they believed had tried to bomb a Colorado Springs building. They followed him to...

  • Voice of the consumer: Beware of the phony tech support scheme

    By Betty Sexton, KKTV
    Updated: 1 hr ago

    A Colorado Springs woman was surfing the Internet when suddenly her computer was disabled, her screen turned blue, and an urgent message popped up. Fern says she was shocked. Even shutting down the computer didn't erase the message. Her computer was being held hostage in another...

  • National Night Out celebrations planned in the Pikes Peak region

    By Ellie mulder ellie.mulder@gazette.com -
    Published: Mon, Aug 3, 2015

    Neighborhood watch programs will boost awareness on crime prevention Tuesday for National Night Out, an annual campaign to promote police-community partnerships. The Colorado Springs Police Department and the El Paso County Sheriff's Office will recognize National Night Out by...

  • Free state park entrance to celebrate Colorado Day

    The Gazette
    Updated: 1 hr ago

    Colorado Parks and Wildlife joins the celebration of Colorado's acceptance into statehood with free access to all state parks Monday. Park entrance fees are waived, but activities like fishing and camping will still require a valid license or permit, according to the Parks and...

  • Mugshot Monday: Most wanted in the Pikes Peak region

    The Gazette
    Updated: 2 hr ago

    Wanted: Pikes Peak Area Crime Stoppers is asking for the public's help finding the following people for whom felony arrest warrants have been issued. Delfin Carrillo, 62, is described as a 130-pound man, 5-foot-3 inches tall, with gray hair and brown eyes. Carrillo is being sought...

  • Mark your calendar: What's happening this week around Colorado Springs

    The Gazette
    Updated: 2 hr ago

    Here's are some of the top happenings in the Colorado Springs area this week: - Lane closures on U.S. 24 east of Falcon could cause delays for drivers starting Monday. Crews are widening the highway and replacing a bridge near the Stapleton Drive intersection, according to an El...

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