• Man injured while throwing fireworks from car, Colorado Springs police say

    BY KASSONDRA CLOOS kassondra.cloos@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Jul 29, 2015

    A man was hospitalized Wednesday night after a firework exploded on him while he was lighting them and throwing them out the window of a car, Colorado Springs police said. The incident happened at Afternoon Circle and Dawn Break Loop, in the area of Fountain Boulevard and Chelton...

  • Judge: Oil field work caused Weld County man's death

    The Associated Press
    Published: Wed, Jul 29, 2015

    LOVELAND — A judge's decision that the death of a Weld County oil and gas worker was caused by exposure to hydrocarbons could have major implications for the industry. Federal health officials are taking a closer look at the dangers of "tank gauging," the practice of measuring oil...

  • Affidavit: Colorado Springs police detective had sex with victim in ongoing kidnap case

    BY KASSONDRA CLOOS kassondra.cloos@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Jul 29, 2015

    A Colorado Springs homicide detective had a sexual relationship with a kidnapping victim whose case has not concluded, and lied to investigators about it, according to an arrest affidavit for Det. Paul Patton. The affidavit alleges Patton, 39, had graphic sexual conversations with...

  • Mother of murdered toddler seeks ashes stolen in Colorado Springs purse theft

    BY RYAN MAYE HANDY ryanmaye.handy@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Jul 29, 2015

    Four years after her 2-year-old son was killed by his father in their Fountain home, Shannon Paolini carried a memento of Gavin with her everywhere - she kept a rosary and bracelet with some of his ashes in her purse. But on Wednesday morning, Paolini's purse was stolen near the...

  • Pueblo mourns teen who died playing Russian roulette

    Associated Press
    Updated: Wed, Jul 29, 2015

    PUEBLO — Friends and relatives of a Pueblo teen who died playing Russian roulette say the boy was sweet but also a daredevil. Seventeen-year-old Cruisito Leiba died Monday at an apartment party in northeast Pueblo. Friends and relatives tell KKTV (http://bit.ly/1D9lcdR ) that...

  • Friday project may cause delays on El Paso County road

    BY STEPHEN HOBBS stephen.hobbs@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Jul 29, 2015

    Lane closures for a culvert-installation project may cause delays for drivers traveling on El Paso County's Judge Orr Road Friday. The work, near Curtis Road east of Falcon, is expected to take place between 8:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m., according to an El Paso County news release....

  • Opening of new Colorado Springs resort and water park targeted for fall 2016

    By rich laden rich.laden@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Jul 29, 2015

    Wisconsin-based Great Wolf Resorts says it will spend $90 million to transform the unfinished Renaissance Hotel into a family-style resort, which will open in late fall 2016 with a water park, restaurants, children's entertainment and meeting space. The company, which operates 13...

  • UCCS to honor former dean who left a legacy in health care

    By DEBBIE KELLEY debbie.kelley@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Jul 29, 2015

    Nursing education wouldn't be as healthy and strong as it is in Colorado Springs if it weren't for a visionary woman who will be remembered Sunday with a community celebration and unveiling of plans to continue her legacy. The late Carole Schoffstall's contributions to Colorado...

  • Colorado Springs ink company wins trade secrets verdict

    BY WAYNE HEILMAN wayneh@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Jul 29, 2015

    Chromatic Technologies Inc. (CTI), a Colorado Springs company best-known for producing temperature-sensitive inks used to indicate when Molson Coors Brewing Co. beer is cold, has won a jury verdict against four ex-employees and their company for allegedly misappropriating trade...

  • Police investigate robberies at two city parks

    BY CHHUN SUN chhun.sun@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Jul 29, 2015

    Three masked men - armed with a handgun and stun gun - robbed several people at two city parks, injuring two of the victims before they got away with money and personal items early Wednesday, Colorado Springs police said. Around 4 a.m., officers responded to the gravel pit area of...

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