• 11-year-old sent home from school for Christian Grey costume

    Updated: Fri, Mar 6, 2015

    LONDON (AP) — Thousands of British students mark World Book Day by going to school in costume as their favorite fictional characters. But one 11-year-old found himself in a bind when he dressed as Christian Grey, the S&M-loving billionaire hero of erotic thriller "50 Shades of Grey."...

  • Complaint: Councilwoman Helen Collins 'appears' to have violated city's ethics code

    BY RICH LADEN, WAYNE HEILMAN AND MONICA MENDOZA The Gazette -
    Updated: 0 min ago

    Colorado Springs City Councilwoman Helen Collins, already the target of a recall election, is now facing an ethics complaint that alleges she participated in a real estate deal with tax-limitation author and convicted felon Douglas Bruce, which helped him avoid payment of a nearly...

  • Must See Must Do: Entertainment options in the Colorado Springs area this week

    By Linda Navarro linda.navarro@gazette.com -
    Updated: 15 min ago

    Tossing "water" all over the audience, upsy-downsy dribbling and dunks, and one-upping the Washington Generals competitors just never gets old. The Harlem Globetrotters return to The Broadmoor World Arena, 3185 Venetucci Blvd., for family- rated craziness and new comedy at 7 p.m....

  • Girls' tennis capsules

    By BRENT W. NEW preps@gazette.com -
    Updated: 1 hr ago

    A team-by-team look at the girls' tennis teams from around the Pikes Peak region. Class 5A Doherty Coach: Cheri Rogers (20th year) Key players: Kylie Simons, sr.; Kylie Hylton, sr.; Bronte Daly, sr.; Kayla Wald. Outlook: The Spartans have graduated 14 seniors over the past two...

  • Peyton's Pay Cut: The right move? Klee: No.

    By PAUL KLEE paul,klee@gazette.com -
    Published: Fri, Mar 6, 2015

    Is Peyton Manning taking a pay cut the right move for the Broncos? Sure. Pennies - especially 400,000,000 of them - tend to add up. It's a great move for the Broncos. But is it the right move on principal? No. Let's say Manning drives his Buick as a pizza delivery guy (one of my...

  • 'Unfinished Business' lazy, overly familiar

    By name newspaper -
    Published: Fri, Mar 6, 2015

    Starring Vince Vaughn, Tom Wilkinson, Dave Franco, Sienna Miller; directed by Ken Scott; 91 minutes; R for or some strong risqué sexual content/graphic nudity, and for language and drug use. In the years since he strutted onto the scene - lean, handsome, mouth running a mile a...

  • Motorcycle Show & Swap Meet kicks off riding season

    BY STEPHANIE EARLS stephanie.earls@gazette.com -
    Updated: 1 hr ago

    9 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, Freedom Financial Services Expo Center, 3650 N. Nevada Ave.; $6-9 at the door, kids 12 and under free; pro-promotions.com, 487-8005. Spring is officially a few weeks away, but for many the celebration begins this weekend with the...

  • Second 'Hotel' visit isn't nearly as 'Exotic'

    By Roger Moore Tribune News Service -
    Published: Fri, Mar 6, 2015

    The clash of cultures has been rubbed off the marigolds in "The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel." Most of the characters are back - those who didn't die off - in this sequel comedy about British retirees lured to India where their money goes further and the elderly are, as a general...

  • Girls' tennis preview: Talent and numbers helping Discovery Canyon build

    By BRENT W. NEW preps@gazette.com -
    Updated: 1 hr ago

    After the program's two best seasons in 2013 and 2014, and the first state qualifiers in its history, Brian Thirkell believes he is slowly and quietly building a winner at Discovery Canyon. Strength in talent and numbers, the Thunder return seven varsity players and three state...

  • Stranded on K2, two climbers face death in 'K2' at Millibo Art Theatre

    By Jennifer Mulson jen.mulson@gazette.com -
    Updated: 1 hr ago

    By Millibo Art Theatre, opens Thursday, 7:30 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, through March 28, Millibo Art Theatre, 1626 S. Tejon St., $16 Thursdays, $22 Fridays-Sundays; 465-6321, themat.org. There aren't many shows that use designated rock climbing sessions during...

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