• Crash backs up Colorado Springs traffic 2 miles on I-25, lanes reopened

    By chhun sun chhun.sun@gazette.com -
    Updated: 4 hr ago

    UPDATE: All lanes have been reopened afte ra crash Tuesday morning that slowed the commute on Interstate 25 through Colorado Springs. A crash on northbound Interstate 25 at Cimarron Avenue early Tuesday morning forced the left and center lanes to be blocked with traffic backed up two...

  • Colorado law could allow for use of medical marijuana on school grounds

    BY MEGAN SCHRADER megan.schrader@gazette.com -by megan schrader megan.schrader@gazette.come -
    Updated: 4 hr ago

    DENVER - A bill that cracks down on large unregulated medical marijuana grows owned by caregivers was amended Monday in a House committee to allow a student's prescribed medical marijuana onto school property. Jack's Amendment is named for Jack Splitt, a 14-year-old middle school...

  • Best & Brightest: The Gazette's Class of 2015

    The Gazette -
    Updated: 4 hr ago

    Twenty high school seniors from the Pikes Peak region have been named The Gazette's Best and Brightest Class of 2015. Judged by a panel of 11 community members, the seniors were recognized for academic achievements and contributions to their communities and schools. They also were...

  • Best and Brightest 2015: Teen learns value of perseverance, civility

    By Robin INtemann Special to The Gazette -
    Updated: 4 hr ago

    This is the ninth of 20 profiles of The Gazette's Best and Brightest Class of 2015. Last summer Kaitlyn Cameron spent a week in Barcelona teaching English to children in the mornings and two young mothers in the afternoons. Although Cameron was in the role of educator, she gained a...

  • Loved ones gather to remember Colorado Springs mother Ksenia Quiros

    By BILLIE STANTON ANLEU billie.stantonanleu@gazette.com -
    Updated: 4 hr ago

    About 100 people filed solemnly into St. Paul Catholic Church on Monday morning for the funeral of Ksenia Quiros, who is thought to have committed suicide after her Air Force Academy cadet son died in his dormitory room April 2. The fragrance of incense wafted across the pews as Jose...

  • Colorado woman scours Internet to find her husband's fate in Nepal

    CBS Denver
    Updated: 4 hr ago

    DENVER – The last couple of days have been difficult for relatives and friends of possible earthquake victims in Nepal from the U.S. But one Colorado family got some very welcome news late Sunday night, and the survivors say it’s pure luck they weren’t killed. When they had no...

  • The Country Life: John Wayne or not, barn near Colorado Springs has rich history

    BY BILL RADFORD bill.radford@gazette.com -
    Updated: 5 hr ago

    The distinctive, old red barn on Judge Orr Road next to the Meadow Lake Airport always draws my gaze when I drive by. I have long wondered about the barn's history. So has Jason Blair, the barn's latest owner. He bought it last year and converted it into warehouse space for his...

  • Family searching for Colorado Springs man missing for weeks

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

    Troy Melons, a 45-year-old Colorado Springs man, has been missing for weeks, his sister said Monday. Melanie Anderson said her brother went missing after two police officers picked him up at their father's home for questioning April 7. It is unclear what happened to him after that,...

  • New things we learned about Colorado theater shooting

    By Dan Elliott, Associated Press
    Updated: 5 hr ago

    CENTENNIAL — Opening arguments in the Colorado theater shooting trial revealed a torrent of new details about James Holmes and the 2012 attack that killed 12 and injured 70. The judge had ordered attorneys not to talk about many details until the trial started. So instead of a rehash...

  • Unease in Denver following neighborhood shootings

    Associated Press
    Updated: 6 hr ago

    DENVER — Some residents of Northeast Denver are uneasy following three shootings in their neighborhood in less than 48 hours. KMGH-TV reports (http://bit.ly/1Fu2Rau ) that the neighborhood saw two shootings on Saturday and a third on Monday morning. Police are investigating the...

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