Colorado Springs D-11 board unanimously votes to close Helen Hunt Elementary

By: DEBBIE KELLEY debbie.kelley@gazette.com

After waffling last week on the fate of Helen Hunt Elementary, the seven-member Colorado Springs School District 11 board of education voted unanimously Thursday night to close the 114-year-old school at the end of...

Barroom arrestee tries to punch Colorado Springs officer

By: KAITLIN DURBIN kaitlin.durbin@gazette.com

It took a stun gun and two officers to wrestle a drinking man to the ground Thursday night.

Police said they were trying to remove Levi Manzanares, 31, from O'Furry's Sports Bar and Grill about 7 p.m....

Lamborn: Colorado Springs clinic 'lied and heads need to roll'

By: TOM ROEDER tom.roeder@gazette.com

Workers at the Colorado Springs Department of Veterans Affairs clinic gave delayed care to hundreds of veterans and in some cases falsified records to make the situation appear better than it was, a report from the...

Colorado right-to-die bill approved by House panel

By: The Associated Press

DENVER — Supporters of a Colorado right-to-die bill hope to overcome a defeat in a GOP-led state Senate committee by urging a Democrat-led House panel Thursday to provide a legal option for the terminally ill to...

Detours will be in place for Carnivale Parade in Manitou Springs

By: chhun sun chhun.sun@gazette.com

The drive through Manitou Springs on Saturday will prompt plenty of stares. And detours.

The city will hold its annual Mardi Gras-style Carnivale Parade at 1 p.m., starting on the 500 block of El Paso...

Colorado Springs police respond to many snow-related incidents, crashes

By: chhun sun chhun.sun@gazette.com

Colorado Springs police officer Armando Carlos was sitting in his patrol car earlier this week when he spotted a sedan stuck in snow at an intersection in northern Colorado Springs.

Carlos stepped in to...

Colorado Springs NAACP president formally off the job

By: MATT STEINER matt.steiner@gazette.com

The Colorado Springs branch of the NAACP has a new president.

Henry Allen Jr., who has served as the head of the branch since 2013, learned through an email Wednesday night that his grievance over an...

Those who don't shovel snow in Colorado Springs could be cited

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

Another snowstorm and another snow day spent shoveling the sidewalk.

It's a grueling task familiar to Colorado Springs residents. Some love doing it, for safety reasons. Some do it in front of their home and...