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  • Custer County officials find boy who went missing on hunting trip

    News services
    Updated: 16 hr ago

    UPDATE Custer County authorities on Sunday morning have located a boy who was reported missing while on a hunting trip with family. Custer County Search and Rescue says Clayton Jones, 13, has been found, according to a report by the Canon City Daily Record. Clayton went missing...

  • 1 dead in Pueblo home invasion

    Associated Press
    Updated: 17 hr ago

    PUEBLO — Pueblo police say one person was found dead after officers responded to an early morning home invasion report. The Pueblo Chieftain reports (http://tinyurl.com/mpb6gse) police responded to a reported home invasion with shots fired around 3:30 a.m. Sunday. Police say they...

  • Side Streets: List of famous Colorado Springs-area residents lengthens

    By Bill Vogrin, The Gazette -
    Updated: 19 hr ago

    Turns out my list of famous Colorado Springs residents was far from complete. Luckily, plenty of Side Streets readers were happy to fill in some of the gaps with their suggestions after my column last week. None quibbled with my suggestion that silent movie superstar Lon Chaney,...

  • Ballot countdown: Election news and notes

    By MEGAN SCHRADER megan.schrader@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sat, Oct 18, 2014

    Snoop Dogg enters Colorado politics First Wyclef Jean cut a single with gubernatorial independent candidate Mike Dunafon. Now the mayor of Glendale has the backing of Snoop Dogg, and all three released a remix of the political song "The Trap." In the song, Snoop Dogg says, "Vote Mike...

  • Udall supporters, nonpartisan group work to get people to vote

    By stephen hobbs stephen.hobbs@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sat, Oct 18, 2014

    Amid a spirited campaign to reclaim his seat in the U.S. Senate, Mark Udall was in Colorado Springs on Saturday morning as part of a bus tour to rally volunteers who were about to canvass across the county. "You're the game changers," Udall said to the dozens of supporters packed into...

  • Readiness emphasized during evacuation drill in Colorado Springs neighborhood

    By stephen hobbs stephen.hobbs@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sat, Oct 18, 2014

    Jim and Leta Van Meter came to the evacuation shelter Saturday morning knowing it was just a drill. They had attended an informational session earlier in the week, received a reverse 911 call from emergency officials Saturday morning with the caveat that it was only a test and knew...

  • Children have a blast launching rockets and building things at the PPLD Mini Maker Faire

    By Monica mendoza monica.mendoza@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sat, Oct 18, 2014

    Nine-year-old Noah Schneiderman had a plan when he stepped up to the compressed air machine Saturday and prepared to launch his paper rocket. Of the hundreds of children who had gone before him, only a couple of dozen pumped the compressor hard enough to get their rocket to stick in...

  • Library 21c debuts video production studio in Colorado Springs

    By monica mendoza monica.mendoza@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sat, Oct 18, 2014

    Library 21c debuted its Center for Public Media on Saturday in hopes of helping future filmmakers, video producers, musicians and more produce their own high-quality videos. Staffers at Library 21c unveiled a studio with video cameras, lights and editing programs. They will offer...

  • One person taken to hospital after shooting in south-central Colorado Springs

    By Monica Mendoza monica.mendoza@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sat, Oct 18, 2014

    A male was taken to Memorial Hospital late Saturday after a shooting at a home in the Stratton Meadows neighborhood, Colorado Springs police said. No information on the victim's condition was available, but homicide detectives were called to the scene of the shooting in the 1000 block...

  • Pueblo county inmate arrested on suspicion of drug possession, bribing deputies

    By stephen hobbs stephen.hobbs@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sat, Oct 18, 2014

    A 38-year-old female inmate was arrested after she allegedly had methamphetamine and tried to bribe deputies with money to dispose of it, the Pueblo County Sheriff's Office said in a release. Gretchen Hessleberg turned herself in Oct. 2 to the Pueblo County jail to serve a...

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