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  • Question of race creeps into Macyo January trial

    By jakob rodgers jakob.rodgers@gazette.com -
    Yesterday

    Questions about race briefly crept into the trial of Macyo Joelle January on Friday, three days after defense attorneys successfully argued a man back onto the jury panel amid concerns he was being dismissed because he is black. The issue first arose Tuesday, when 4th Judicial...

  • ManiFest a celebration of community, arts and more

    by Lisa Walton lisa.walton@gazette.com -
    Yesterday

    Manitou Springs will celebrate community, the arts, health and fitness Sunday at ManiFest, a citywide festival featuring music, food tastings and demonstrations, yoga and creative workshops. The inaugural event, scheduled from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m., also features a bike ride in Garden of...

  • El Paso County receives more than $250,000 in wildfire grants

    By Lisa Walton and matt steiner The Gazette -
    Published: Sat, Sep 20, 2014

    A third round of money from the state's Wildfire Risk Reduction Program will help pay for 37 projects throughout Colorado, including work in El Paso County by the Westcott Fire Protection District, Black Forest Together and the county. Gov. John Hickenlooper's office announced Friday...

  • Stop the presses: Colorado Springs Public Market coming to former Gazette building

    By rich laden rich.laden@gazette.com -
    Updated: 23 hr ago

    A portion of the former Gazette property on downtown's east edge will become home to the Colorado Springs Public Market - a long-envisioned, year-round venue and gathering place for local food growers and producers, other related businesses, consumers and tourists. The nonprofit...

  • Courts Roundup

    BY lisa walton lisa.walton@gazette.com -
    Published: Sat, Sep 20, 2014

    A woman indicted in May on charges of attempted murder received a 15-year suspended prison sentence and six years of probation Thursday for first-degree burglary, according to court records and the 4th Judicial District Attorney's Office. Michelle Heaston pleaded guilty to...

  • Crime scene details emerge in Colorado Springs double murder trial

    By jakob rodgers jakob.rodgers@gazette.com -
    Yesterday

    Pieces of a home security system lay across the living room, ripped from a wall and scattered. Cords led to electronics no longer there amid a house littered with toppled furniture and video games strewn across the floor. Fort Carson Staff Sgt. David Dunlap and his pregnant wife lay...

  • NORAD's top enlisted man retires after 37 years in the Army

    BY lisa walton lisa.walton@gazette.com -
    Yesterday

    After 37 years of leading soldiers and deploying to war-torn countries around the world, Army Command Sgt. Maj. Robert A. Winzenried has retired from his position as the top enlisted soldier of North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command. Before his assignment...

  • Several horses found dead in Black Forest barn

    BY lisa walton lisa.walton@gazette.com -
    Published: Fri, Sep 19, 2014

    Several dead horses were discovered inside a barn in Black Forest, the El Paso County's Sheriff Office said.
Around 3 p.m. Friday a woman called to report that she had found the horses on the property on the 5400 block of Burgess Road, deputies said. While she lives on the property,...

  • NORAD-guided jets intercept 8 Russian aircraft

    The Associated Press
    Yesterday

    COLORADO SPRINGS — Authorities say two F-22 fighter jets intercepted six Russian military airplanes that neared the western coast of Alaska. Lt. Col. Michael Jazdyk, a spokesman for the North American Aerospace Defense Command, or NORAD, says the jets intercepted the planes about 55...

  • Platte Avenue to be temporarily closed Sunday night

    By stephen hobbs stephen.hobbs@gazette.com -
    Published: Fri, Sep 19, 2014

    Maintenance of the Academy Boulevard Bridge is reducing lanes in both directions, prohibiting turns from Academy Boulevard to Platte Avenue, and is will shut down Platte Avenue for eight hours starting Sunday night. Platte Avenue will be closed Sunday from 9 p.m.-5 p.m. Monday for...

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