• Grateful Oklahomans salvage belongings after killer storm

    Updated: Thu, Mar 26, 2015

    SAND SPRINGS, Okla. (AP) — Oklahomans salvaged soggy belongings Thursday after the Plains' first tornado outbreak of 2015, expressing gratitude that casualties were low but understanding that nature's next punch could be far worse. One person died and dozens of people were injured...

  • Lawyer disputes police's hoax claim in California kidnapping

    Updated: Thu, Mar 26, 2015

    VALLEJO, Calif. (AP) — A lawyer disputes police claims that the kidnapping of a California woman was a hoax and says her boyfriend was bound and drugged during the abduction. Attorney Dan Russo said Thursday his client Aaron Quinn did not immediately call police when his girlfriend...

  • Jesse Jackson Jr. leaves federal prison for halfway house

    Updated: Thu, Mar 26, 2015

    CHICAGO (AP) — Former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. left an Alabama federal prison early Thursday bound for a halfway house, where he begins his transition back into society two years after pleading guilty to spending $750,000 in campaign money on personal items. The Rev. Jesse Jackson,...

  • Owner of Denver's beloved Tatter Cover bookstores retiring

    The Associated Press
    Updated: 0 min ago

    DENVER — The longtime owner of Denver's beloved Tattered Cover bookstores is retiring and her successors are two prominent industry figures. According to a Tattered Cover statement Thursday, Len Vlahos and his wife Kristen Gilligan are moving to Denver from Stamford, Conn. and over...

  • Ballot Countdown: Almost 20,000 ballots turned in for Colorado Springs election

    Maria St. Louis-Sanchez
    Updated: 5 min ago

    The Colorado Springs City Clerk's office reports that almost 20,000 ballots have been canned by March 25 in for the April 7, Colorado Springs Municipal Election.  Thus far, Council District 1 has turned in the most ballots, even though the voters there aren't voting on a council...

  • Keystone visitor commits suicide after eating marijuana candies

    By Summit Daily staff
    Updated: 11 min ago

    A Tulsa, Oklahoma man visiting Keystone committed suicide after consuming a large amount of edible marijuana candies on Tuesday, March 24, according to a Summit County Coroner’s report. The coroner said the cause of death was a gunshot wound to the head. Luke Gregory Goodman, 22, was...

  • New York City fire, building collapse injure several people

    Associated Press
    Updated: 23 min ago

    NEW YORK — An apartment building collapsed in a fiery burst of rubble, and flames spread to two nearby buildings, injuring at least a dozen people and scattering debris across surrounding streets in the heart of Manhattan's trendy East Village. The mayor said preliminary evidence...

  • Colorado GOP aghast at Klingenschmitt's act-of-God comment in baby's death

    By Lynn Bartels, The Denver Post
    Updated: 31 min ago

    Several leading Colorado Republicans lashed out Thursday against state Rep. Gordon Klingenschmitt, saying his act-of-God comments about an attack on a pregnant woman whose baby was cut from her stomach were "disgusting" and "reprehensible." The lawmaker, who also is a minister,...

  • MOVERS & SHAKERS

    The Gazette -
    Published: Thu, Mar 26, 2015

    Charlie Huebner, Juli Williams, Stephanie Willis and Robert Worrall II have joined the board of directors of Homeward Pikes Peak, which works to address homelessness in the Colorado Springs area. Luke Travins remains as president, Pete Frech as vice president, and Colorado Springs...

  • Congressman: Cancel VA bonuses, use them for Denver hospital

    By Dan Elliott, Associated Press
    Updated: 38 min ago

    DENVER — Congress should cancel all VA employee bonuses and use the money to finish the budget-busting Denver veterans hospital, Colorado Rep. Mike Coffman said Thursday. Coffman and other lawmakers are angry that the Department of Veterans Affairs awarded thousands of dollars in...

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