More Local Articles

  • Colorado Springs man gets life in prison for murder of his pregnant wife

    By Monica Mendoza Monica.Mendoza@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Jul 25, 2014

    A Colorado Springs man was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole Friday morning. Jurors found Andre Jones guilty in the murder of his pregnant wife earlier this week in 4th Judicial District Court. The only option for his sentence was life without the...

  • City leaders talk 2024 with US Olympic Committee

    Updated: Fri, Jul 25, 2014

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — City leaders from Boston, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Washington have met with top executives at the U.S. Olympic Committee to hear about the nuts and bolts of bidding for the 2024 Olympics. Among those attending Friday were Los Angeles Mayor Eric...

  • Wahl siblings a bit 'frustrated' by delay but ready to attempt historic swim on Sunday

    By Stephen Hobbs stephen.hobbs@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Jul 25, 2014

    Danielle, Devin and Dustin Wahl are delayed in their bid to make history. The Wahls want to become the first three siblings to each swim across the 21-mile English Channel at the same time, but their attempts to swim have been repeatedly put off since Tuesday. "So far the weather...

  • Forecast: Likely 'quiet' Friday night after storms roll through area

    By stephen hobbs stephen.hobbs@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Jul 25, 2014

    Scattered thunderstorms, lightning and gusting winds could make their way to the Colorado Springs area Friday night, but it will likely be a "fairly quiet" night. Brian Bledsoe, chief meteorologist for Gazette news partner KKTV/Channel 11, said the most direct threat over the Waldo...

  • Passenger cited after bringing loaded gun in carry-on luggage to Colorado Springs Airport

    By MONICA MENDOZA monica.mendoza@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Jul 25, 2014

    A passenger trying to board a plane Thursday evening at Colorado Springs Airport was found with a loaded gun in his carry-on luggage, according to the Transportation Security Administration. A TSA employee discovered the loaded firearm at 7:15 p.m. at the checkpoint of the airport....

  • Man hospitalized after shooting self in foot

    By STEPHEN HOBBS stephen.hobbs@gazette.com -
    Published: Fri, Jul 25, 2014

    A 53-year-old Colorado Springs man was seriously injured after he shot himself in the foot in his home, Colorado Springs Police said. Police said the man, who lives on the 1900 block of south El Paso Street, shot himself with a handgun on Friday morning around 10:55 a.m. The man, who...

  • Analysis: Colorado gun law based on flawed estimate

    By Ivan Moreno, Associated Press
    Updated: Fri, Jul 25, 2014

    DENVER — A law expanding background check requirements on Colorado gun sales has been in effect for about a year, and an Associated Press analysis of state data compiled during that span shows the projected impact was vastly overstated in a key budget report. The discovery has...

  • Weekend will see traffic holdups in Colorado Springs, statewide - partially due to cone zones

    By Stephen Hobbs, stephen.hobbs@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Jul 25, 2014

    Drivers should expect delays this weekend and next week due to construction zones throughout the region. As part of construction on Austin Bluffs Parkway, the right eastbound lane from Mallow Road to the west entrance of UCCS will be closed for paving from 7 a.m. Friday until 5 p.m....

  • National tournament sends billiards numbers spiraling at State Games

    by Kevin Carmody kevin.carmody@gazette.com -
    Published: Fri, Jul 25, 2014

    When Frank Friedl and his mom Gayla Richardson embarked on their journey from Tulsa, Okla., to play billiards in the Rocky Mountain State Games, they had no idea who they'd meet in scotch doubles play at the Antique Billiards Museum. As it turned out, not many contestants were there...

  • Colorado Springs airmen ready for wildfire battle

    By Tom Roeder tom.roeder@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Jul 25, 2014

    Airmen from the 302nd Airlift Wing in Colorado Springs are ready to be called to battle against wildfires raging in the Pacific Northwest as troops from U.S. Northern Command at Peterson Air Force Base coordinate military efforts to fight the blazes. Lt. Col. Luke Thompson with the...

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
JUL
29
JUL
30
JUL
31
AUG
1
AUG
2
AUG
3
AUG
4
AUG
5
AUG
6
AUG
7
AUG
8
AUG
9
AUG
10
AUG
11
Advertisement