• Alzheimer's patient won't be charged in killing

    The Associated Press
    Updated: Fri, May 22, 2015

    GOLDEN — Prosecutors say they will not file criminal charges against an 87-year-old Alzheimer's patient accused of killing his roommate at an assisted living facility in Lakewood. The Jefferson County District Attorney's Office said Friday the Colorado Mental Health Institute in...

  • 20 things to do in the Colorado Springs area on Memorial Day weekend

    By linda navarro linda.navarro@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, May 22, 2015

    Here are your best bets for fun and entertainment this Memorial Day weekend around Colorado Springs and beyond: - For a list of closures, click here.  - For The Gazette's Summer Fun guide, click here. Here's a list of entertainment options in the Colorado Springs area:...

  • Colorado rafting accident leaves 1 dead

    Associated Press
    Updated: Fri, May 22, 2015

    GEORGETOWN — Authorities say one person is dead after a rafting accident in Clear Creek just east of Idaho Springs. The Clear Creek County Sheriff's Office says deputies were called to the area off U.S. Highway 6 at about 11:30 a.m. Friday and found multiple people in the water. CPR...

  • Colorado Springs parks closed to rock climbers; several city and El Paso County parks, trails off limits after torrential rain

    The Gazette
    Updated: Fri, May 22, 2015

    The Colorado Springs Parks Department has closed all city parks, including Garden of the Gods, Red Rock Canyon Open Space and North Cheyenne Canon, to rock climbing for the upcoming Memorial Day weekend. The parks department made the announcement in a news release Friday. The...

  • MeadowGrass: 3 days of roots, indie, folk, rock and Americana to fill your soul

    By Jennifer Mulson jen.mulson@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, May 22, 2015

    Gates open at 9 a.m. for campers and noon for noncampers Friday, 9:30 a.m. Saturday and Sunday, La Foret Conference and Retreat Center, 6145 Shoup Road, Black Forest, $42.50-$150, free ages 12 and younger, paid camping available; rocky mountainhighway.org. Something else: Parking is...

  • Suspect in Colorado Springs urn theft identified

    By Kassondra Cloos kassondra.cloos@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, May 22, 2015

    Police have identified the suspected thief of an urn containing the ashes of the victim's mother. Jared Ryan Snyder, 26, is wanted by the Colorado Springs Police Department on suspicion of breaking into a car and stealing the urn, wedding rings and debit cards. Snyder is a...

  • 'Suspicious' behavior leads to arrest on warrants in Colorado Springs

    By chhun sun chhun.sun@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, May 22, 2015

    A man caught behaving in a "suspicious manner" south of downtown Colorado Springs while police were patrolling the area was arrested on warrants Thursday afternoon, the police said. Thomas Renedo, 27, was taken into custody around 3:40 p.m. Thursday in the area of the 1500 block of...

  • Territory Days in Old Colorado City is four decades old; event starts Saturday

    By Jennifer Mulson jen.mulson@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, May 22, 2015

    10 a.m.-7:30 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Sunday and 10 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Monday, Old Colorado City, along Colorado Avenue between 23rd and 27th streets, free; pro-promotions.com. Shuttle bus runs 10:30 a.m.-6:45 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, 10:30 a.m.-5:45 p.m. Monday, leaves from...

  • Military: Fort Carson soldier from Illinois is AWOL

    Associated Press
    Updated: Fri, May 22, 2015

    OSWEGO, Ill. - Military officials say a northern Illinois man has gone missing from Fort Carson. Fort Carson spokeswoman Daneta Johnson in Colorado Springs, Colorado, tells The (Aurora) Beacon-News (http://trib.in/1FCSGjG ) that 20-year-old Danny Domres of Oswego was declared AWOL on...

  • Side Streets: Manitou Springs lands in national spotlight with 'peanut pushers' museum exhibit

    By Bill Vogrin bill.vogrin@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, May 22, 2015

    Manitou Spring, the village that gave us coffin races and fruitcake tossing competitions, is unveiling it's latest quirky celebration: a fest for the "Pikes Peak Peanut Pusher." On Friday night, the Manitou Springs Heritage Center will open at 6 p.m. for a free party honoring Ulysses...

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