• Thousands honor soldiers on 100th year of Gallipoli battle

    Updated: 4 min ago

    GALLIPOLI, Turkey (AP) — As dawn broke, families of soldiers, leaders and visitors gathered near former battlefields, honoring thousands of Australians and New Zealanders who fought in the Gallipoli campaign of World War I on the 100th anniversary of the ill-fated British-led invasion....

  • Starbucks: Computer outage fixed; stores to reopen Saturday

    Updated: 19 min ago

    SEATTLE (AP) — A computer outage affecting thousands of Starbucks stores that forced the chain to give away free drinks Friday before closing many stores early was resolved after several hours. The company said the outage affected registers at 7,000 company-operated stores in the U.S....

  • Police: Gray should've received medical care before ride

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    BALTIMORE (AP) — In the clearest acknowledgement of failure yet, Baltimore police said Friday that Freddie Gray should have received medical attention at the spot where he was arrested — before he was put inside a police van. Officers missed "multiple" opportunities to give him...

  • Year-round gardening: It's May so get those garden tools ready

    By Eileen Tully Colorado Master Gardener -by Eilleen Tully Colorado Master Gardener -
    Published: Sat, Apr 25, 2015

    May is one of the busier months in the garden. Here's a look at some activities you should start planning. Early May - Clean and sharpen garden tools. - Change oil in lawnmower and sharpen blade and replace air filter if needed. - Mugo pines might be the first pruning challenge of...

  • Around the house: Now might be time to replace old water heater

    By Ken Moon Special to The Gazette -
    Published: Sat, Apr 25, 2015

    Dear readers: I wrote about new water heater regulations several weeks ago that will require manufacturers to install more efficient insulation around the tank to save energy. The retail cost will increase between $200 and $300, according to my friends in the plumbing industry. So if...

  • Deaths for April 25, 2015

    Published: Fri, Apr 24, 2015

    Loyal Campbell Born July 10, 1943. Died April 21, 2015. Media administrator, longtime Colorado Springs resident. Survived by his wife, Helen; three sons, Jim and Ryan Campbell and Robert Scanlin; three daughters, Teresa Dagaz, Laurie Scanlin and Mary Livingston; two brothers, Bryan...

  • Friday's high school box scores

    THE GAZETTE preps@gazette.com -
    Published: Fri, Apr 24, 2015

    Box scores from Friday's high school sports scene around the Pikes Peak region. baseball high school st. mary's 5, trinidad 4 At Trinidad St. Mary's 011 003 0 - 5 5 5 Trinidad 100 002 1 - 4 6 2 St. Mary's-B. Brummel (W) 52/3IP, 4 H, 3 R, 1 ER, 2 BB, 7 SO, J. Brummel 1/3 IP, 2...

  • Friday's prep roundup: Cheyenne Mountain blows out Air Academy in boys' lacrosse

    By SCOTT KANIEWSKI scott.kaniewski@gazette.com -
    Updated: 3 hr ago

    Highlights from Friday's high school sports scene around the Pikes Peak region. BOYS' LACROSSE Cheyenne Mountain 17, Air Academy 3 At Air Academy: Cheyenne Mountain (9-2, 3-0 4A Pikes Peak League) made sure its rivalry game with Air Academy (7-3, 3-2) was never close and that the...

  • Hawaii poised to become 1st state to raise smoking age to 21

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    HONOLULU (AP) — A bill that would make Hawaii the first state to raise the legal smoking age to 21 cleared the Legislature on Friday and is headed to the governor. The bill would prevent adolescents from smoking, buying or possessing both traditional and electronic cigarettes. "It's...

  • Sky Sox escape no-hitter, lose to Round Rock

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    Published: Fri, Apr 24, 2015

    Round Rock fans were treated to a near-historical moment at Dell Diamond Friday night as Express pitcher Jerad Eickhoff took a no-hitter into the ninth inning. The Sky Sox were able to score two runs in the ninth to break up the no-no, but they still fell 7-2 on Friday. Eickhoff's...

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