Colorado Springs teen ticketed after crashing into ambulance

By: STEPHEN HOBBS stephen.hobbs@gazette.com

A 19-year-old who hit an ambulance in an intersection Friday was cited for careless driving, Colorado Springs police said.

An ambulance was traveling through Academy Boulevard and Austin Bluffs Parkway with...

4th congressional hearing planned on Colorado mine blowout

By: The Associated Press

DENVER — A fourth congressional hearing is planned on the release of tainted wastewater from a Colorado gold mine that affected three states.

The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee announced...

Pikes Peak Greenway Trail will be open during holiday weekend

By: STEPHEN HOBBS stephen.hobbs@gazette.com

The Pikes Peak Greenway Trail will be open during Labor Day weekend, the Colorado Department of Transportation said in a news release.

Intermittent closures of the trail are occurring as part of the...

COTrip website gets new look

By: STEPHEN HOBBS stephen.hobbs@gazette.com

You're not the only person who heads to COTrip for guidance during commute hours or after a weekend in the mountains.

And now the service, run by the Colorado Department of Transportation, has a new...

Colorado death penalty debated as 2 mass killers get life

By: The Associated Press

DENVER — A Denver jury's refusal to give the death penalty to a man who stabbed five people to death in a bar, coming on the heels of theater shooter James Holmes' life sentence, has many wondering whether the...

Massive wildfire season forces Forest Service to shuffle money to firefighting fund

By: RYAN MAYE HANDY ryanmaye.handy@gazette.com

The U.S. Forest Service began this week transferring money from some of its programs to help fuel its dwindling firefighting budget, according to an internal memo from Chief Tom Tidwell to regional foresters.

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Southbound I-25 reopened north of Colorado Springs

By: jakob rodgers and Stephen Hobbs The Gazette

Southbound Interstate 25 was fully reopened about 5:50 p.m. Friday after a crash near Monument.. The left lane of the interstate was closed for hours as crews cleared the scene, the Colorado Department of...

Colorado Springs woman accused of embezzling more than $50,000

By: JAKOB RODGERS jakob.rodgers@gazette.com

A Colorado Springs woman who ran a local physician's practice is accused of stealing more than $56,000 from its payroll and company accounts.

Michelle Lisanne Reynolds turned herself in to authorities on...