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

    By BETTY SEXTON KKTV 11 NEWS -
    Yesterday

    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 -
    Yesterday

    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: Sun, Jun 28, 2015

    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: Sun, Jun 28, 2015

    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: Sun, Jun 28, 2015

    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: Sun, Jun 28, 2015

    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...

  • Police: Colorado Springs man stabbed two, cut himself

    Tom Roeder
    Updated: Sun, Jun 28, 2015

    A stabbing at a Colorado Springs apartment Sunday left three people with knife wounds and one man jailed, police said. Officers were called to the on the 2900 block of Sage Street in western Colorado Springs just after 4:30 a.m., where they found three people bleeding from stab...

  • Rescuers called to Mt. Bierstadt for lightning injuries

    Associated Press
    Updated: Sun, Jun 28, 2015

    DENVER — Rescuers have been called to Mount Bierstadt west of Denver on a report of a lighting strike that left several people injured. According to the Alpine Rescue Team, the report came in just before noon on Sunday. Lightning and hail also forced delays during The Broadmoor...

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