Family day center set to open in Colorado Springs

By: JAKOB RODGERS jakob.rodgers@gazette.com

A day center will open Sept. 1 geared towards families living in poverty, on the streets or on the brink of homelessness.

The day center will be located inside the Hanifen Center at Marian House, 14 W. Bijou...

Colorado Springs police officer quickly acquitted of trespassing charge

By: CHHUN SUN chhun.sun@gazette.com

It took fewer than 20 minutes for a jury to acquit a Colorado Springs police officer Tuesday of a criminal trespassing charge.

Sgt. Bradley Pratt was accused of entering the house of his ex-girlfriend,...

Colorado Springs Senior Center moves closer to YMCA control

By: JAKOB RODGERS jakob.rodgers@gazette.com

Final preparations for the Colorado Springs Senior Center's transition to the YMCA of the Pikes Peak Region took another step forward this week.

On Tuesday, City Council signed off on the budget for a unique...

Colorado won't investigate Planned Parenthood over videos

By: The Associated Press

DENVER — Colorado authorities will not investigate Planned Parenthood's Denver branch over allegations the organization illegally profited from the sale of fetal tissue used for medical research.

Colorado...

Group: Inmates languishing without mental evaluations, care

By: The Associated Press

DENVER — Colorado inmates are languishing in local jails without mental health evaluations or mental health care because the state hospital is short-staffed, an advocacy group charged Tuesday.

The Disability...

Colorado theater shooter's mother says son is remorseful

By: The Associated Press

CENTENNIAL — The mother of Colorado theater shooter James Holmes gave an impromptu public apology Tuesday, telling a judge during his sentencing hearing that her son feels remorse but his mental illness and...

New poll shows more Coloradans opposed to legal marijuana

By: MEGAN SCHRADER megan.schrader@gazette.com

A poll sponsored by the Community Alliances for Drug Free Youth shows that slightly more than half of Coloradans are now opposed to marijuana legalization.

According to a release from SmithJohnson Research,...

Colorado Republicans cancel 2016 presidential poll at caucuses

By: The Associated Press

DENVER — Republicans in Colorado have decided to diminish the swing state's early role in their party's presidential nominating contest.

The state party's executive committee voted Friday to eliminate the...