• Body recovered from Broadmoor hotel lake

    Updated: 10 hr ago

    A man who tried to swim across the lake behind The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs has died, according to KKTV. The man was last seen near the east bank of the lake. Firefighters were called when he didn't emerge from the water. After more than three hours of recovery efforts, the...

  • Top 5 stories you may have missed over the weekend around Colorado Springs

    The Gazette
    Updated: 10 hr ago

    Here's a look at the top five stories you may have missed from gazette.com and the Colorado Springs area over the weekend:  - Rhys Millen drove into history, but not as emphatically as he wanted. The New Zealander took an electric car to an overall title at The Broadmoor...

  • Voice of the Consumer: Don't fall for the foreign lottery scheme

    Updated: 13 hr ago

    If you receive a congratulations letter, saying $4.5 million is headed your way, you're not alone. Anita in Colorado Springs thought it was her lucky day. She was told her numbers were drawn from among 40 million people worldwide. Turns out crooks were claiming she won a foreign...

  • Events in and around Colorado Springs this week

    The Gazette -
    Published: Mon, Jun 29, 2015

    Colorado College is hosting FunQuest, a summer day camp for children in grades first through sixth, or 6 to 12 years of age. The camp runs 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, weekly through July 31. The cost is $205 per week and a $60 registration fee. The price includes meals, field...

  • Downtown Bike Fest celebration rocks on despite storm

    By tom roeder tom.roeder@gazette.com -
    Updated: 13 hr ago

    Afternoon rain squalls didn't dampen the enthusiasm of thousands of bikers who roared into downtown Colorado Springs on Sunday for the Tejon Street Bike Fest. The storm prompted flash-flood warnings and a brief hail spattering in western Colorado Springs and brought a dusting of snow...

  • Lightning zaps power at El Paso County jail

    BY TOM ROEDER tom.roeder@gazette.com -
    Updated: 19 hr ago

    A severe thunderstorm warning Sunday for Pikes Peak has been canceled, but forecasters with the National Weather Service say rain and possible snow over the high country could bring havoc to the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. Weather delayed racing on the peak Sunday afternoon...

  • Colorado jail transgender policy a national model

    Denver Post
    Updated: 19 hr ago

    Roxie Ellis, wearing a navy blue, male-issue jail uniform, is surrounded by men in a low-security pod of the downtown Denver jail. But a blue card stuck to her bunk says she prefers the pronouns "she" and "her," and wants guards to call her Roxie — not the "government name" on her...

  • Get a Job Monday: Time Warner Cable is hiring

    BY ERIC SINGER eric.singer@gazette.com -
    Updated: 20 hr ago

    The second-largest cable company in the nation has the hiring sign out, and is looking for full-time inbound customer service and outbound sales representatives in Colorado Springs. Time Warner Cable provides paid training, the ability to earn uncapped commissions and bonuses,...

  • 'Green River killer' transferred from Washington to Colorado prison

    Associated Press
    Updated: 21 hr ago

    SEATTLE — The Washington Department of Corrections say Gary Ridgway, known as the Green River killer, has been transferred from a prison in Washington state to a high-security prison in Colorado. The Seattle Times reports (http://is.gd/mPMfr1 ) Ridgway was transferred to the U.S....

  • Police: Manitou Springs cruiser struck jaywalker

    By tom roeder tom.roeder@gazette.com -
    Published: Sun, Jun 28, 2015

    A jaywalker on Colorado Avenue was hit and injured by a Manitou Springs police car Saturday, Colorado Springs police say. Police say a 28-year-old man was crossing Colorado Avenue at Ridge Road at about 8:30 p.m. amid heavy traffic when he was struck by the officer's cruiser. The man...

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