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  • Elway son pleads guilty in domestic violence case

    Associated Press
    Updated: 6 min ago

    DENVER — Jack Elway, the son of Denver Broncos general manager John Elway, has pleaded guilty in a domestic violence case involving his girlfriend. Court records show the 25-year-old John Albert Elway on Tuesday pleaded guilty to disturbing the peace and was sentenced to one year of...

  • Colorado Springs house fire displaces nine people, two dogs

    By andrea sinclair andrea.sinclair@gazette.com -
    Updated: 11 min ago

    Nine people and two dogsescaped from a burning home in northeast Colorado Springs early Thursday morning. Five adults, two teens and one baby were able to get out of their home on the 8300 block of Vaquero Circle, off Meadowland Boulevard and east of North Academy Boulevard, just as...

  • Fort Carson soldier accused of setting house on fire

    By lisa walton lisa.walton@gazette.com -
    Updated: 32 min ago

    A Fort Carson soldier is suspected of starting a fire that destroyed a home and displaced three people Sunday morning. Property records list 26-year-old Staff Sgt. Jacob Warrum as the owner of the Colorado Springs home that was destroyed in the early morning blaze. Colorado Springs...

  • Witness claims he watched Macyo January steal from home

    By jakob rodgers jakob.rodgers@gazette.com -
    Updated: 41 min ago

    Testifying with the aid of a sign language interpreter, Frankie Meyers needed no translation when asked who emerged from his neighbors' ransacked and bloodied house. "Macyo January," he said in a hoarse-sounding voice. While repeatedly pointing his finger at the teen, Meyers, who...

  • Colorado Springs group wants to change workings of Utilities board

    By Monica Mendoza monica.mendoza@gazette.com -
    Updated: 1 hr ago

    Two members of the newly formed Colorado Springs Forward group sat before the City Council on Wednesday and suggested that a different group than the council could better govern the $1 billion publicly owned utility. Motives were questioned, voices raised and some City Council...

  • BLOG: Uncertainty reigns (briefly) over Palmer Lake marijuana

    Matt Steiner
    Updated: 2 hr ago

    The town of Palmer Lake got a bit of a scare Thursday morning. No there wasn’t a Sasquatch that wandered into the area. And a pack of wild wolves didn’t surround town hall. There wasn’t even an ornery mountain lion skulking around Palmer Lake looking for a snack. The issue came...

  • Calhan homicide victim identified

    By andrea sinclair andrea.sinclair@gazette.com -
    Updated: 2 hr ago

    The victim of a fatal shooting in Calhan was identified Thursday as 30-year-old Michael Mackey, according to the El Paso County Sheriff's Office. The El Paso County coroner determined the cause of death as multiple gunshot wounds and ruled the death a homicide, the fourth in El Paso...

  • Poll indicates more trouble for Colorado Democrats; Gardner with big edge on Udall

    By MEGAN SCHRADER megan.schrader@gazette.com -
    Updated: 3 hr ago

    Another poll released by Quinnipiac University Thursday spells trouble for Colorado's Democratic incumbents. This time the poll puts U.S. Sen. Mark Udall eight percentage points behind U.S. Rep. Cory Gardner, the Republican from Yuma who is trying to jump congressional chambers in...

  • Multi-vehicle wreck slows morning commute on I-25

    By andrea sinclair andrea.sinclair@gazette.com -
    Updated: 4 hr ago

    A four-vehiclec rash on northbound Interstate 25 near the Nevada Avenue exit slowed morning commuters Thursday. There were no injuries in the wreck reported about 7:30 a.m., said Colorado Springs police Lt. Patricia Feese. Tow trucks were en route to the crash and the northbound...

  • Colorado panel starts work on passenger train plan

    Associated Press
    Updated: 4 hr ago

    PUEBLO — A commission created by the Colorado Legislature has begun looking into funding to upgrade the route of Amtrak's Southwest Chief and keep the passenger train running through the southeast corner of the state. The Pueblo Chieftain reports (http://tinyurl.com/pms744w )...

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