Cañon City man struck and killed walking across U.S. 50

By: Michelle Karas,

A 71-year-old man was killed while crossing U.S. 50 on Saturday night.

The Colorado State Patrol is investigating the incident, in which Justin Benfield of Cañon City was crossing an unlighted portion...

Inattentive driving suspected in fatal I-25 crash near Pueblo

By: michelle karas

One person died and another sustained injuries in a two-vehicle crash on I-25, five miles south of Pueblo.

The Colorado State Patrol investigated a two-vehicle crash resulting in the death of 18-year-old...

This week: Events in and around Colorado Springs

By: Gazette staff

El Paso County Parks will host a Ute Pass Regional Trail open house from 6 to 8 p.m. on Monday at Ute Pass Elementary School.

Stations will be set up for information presenting the goals of the project, the...

Teen driver in Colorado arrested on suspicion of attempted murder

By: The Associated Press

LONGMONT — A 16-year-old boy is facing attempted murder and assault charges after Longmont police say the teen crashed a sport utility vehicle into a car and tried to stab the occupants.

Cmdr. Jeff Satur...

Personal beacon hastens rescue of stranded hiker from Colorado

By: The Associated Press

JUNEAU, Alaska — Juneau searchers were able to quickly find a stranded hiker after he activated a personal locator beacon.

The Juneau Empire reports ( ) that 23-year-old Charles Waddell...

Body of Colorado man missing since 2012 found in Nevada

By: The Associated Press

ELKO, Nev. — Authorities in Nevada say they have found the body of a Colorado man who went missing three years ago while riding an Amtrak train home.

The Elko Daily Free Press reported...

BLM will trim rugged Colorado horse herd

By: The Associated Press

GRAND JUNCTION — The Bureau of Land Management wants to take 167 horses off land in western Colorado and move them to long-term holding in Canon City next month so they can find them a new home.


John Suthers gets heaps of praise for first 90 days as Colorado Springs mayor


Call him Mr. Congeniality. As Colorado Springs Mayor John Suthers marks his 90th day in office Sunday,observers are impressed by his keen ability to play well with others.

"He's getting along with all sorts...