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  • Colorado Springs shoppers join the line to get the new iPhone 6, 6 Plus

    By rich laden rich.laden@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sat, Sep 20, 2014

    Eddie Kyle and Jason Caldwell spent nearly two days this week waiting on the sidewalk outside the Apple store in the Promenade Shops at Briargate, determined to get their hands on the iPhone 6 that went on sale early Friday. Worried about the availability of the hot new devices, the...

  • Fugitive arrested in Colorado Springs, drugs found

    By stephen hobbs stephen.hobbs@gazette.com -
    Published: Sat, Sep 20, 2014

    A man wanted by police was arrested Friday after he was located inside of a parked car, Colorado Springs police said. The man was in front of a home at 1826 Carmel Drive, which police said they were conducting surveillance on because they believed a fugitive may be living there....

  • Judge allows damages in lawsuit against Vail

    The Associated Press
    Updated: Sat, Sep 20, 2014

    VAIL, Colo. (AP) — Vail Resorts could have to pay hundreds of thousands of dollars in damages to the family of a teenager who died in an avalanche while skiing in January 2012. The Vail Daily (http://bit.ly/1rapoBN) reports Saturday that a district court judge has allowed the parents...

  • Question of race creeps into Macyo January trial

    By jakob rodgers jakob.rodgers@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Sep 19, 2014

    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...

  • College student of the year says education was her escape

    By carol mcgraw carol.mcgraw@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Sep 19, 2014

    The announcement sat in a pile of mail for more than a week. When Chanel A. Green finally opened the letter, she was more than surprised. She had been named student of the year by the Colorado Association of Career Colleges and Schools, besting 10 other students for the title. "I...

  • Booming tourism business in Colorado Springs boosts tax collections

    By Wayne Heilman wayneh@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Sep 19, 2014

    A strong summer tourism season helped push Colorado Springs sales tax collections in August to a fourth consecutive monthly increase, while the city's tax on hotel rooms and rental cars set a record, according to a report from the Colorado Springs Finance Department. Collections of...

  • ManiFest a celebration of community, arts and more

    by Lisa Walton lisa.walton@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Sep 19, 2014

    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...

  • Crime scene details emerge in Colorado Springs double murder trial

    By jakob rodgers jakob.rodgers@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Sep 19, 2014

    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...

  • 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...

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

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

    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...

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