Top US commander in Afghanistan says US airstrike on hospital was a mistake

WASHINGTON (AP) — Top US commander in Afghanistan says US airstrike on hospital was a mistake.

Hundreds of Carson soldiers return home from Middle East

By: tom roeder

Nearly 300 Fort Carson soldiers are expected to be welcomed home Tuesday after nine months in the Middle East.

Soldiers from the post's 3rd Brigade Combat Team are due back at the post in two contingents,...

Rio Olympics cutting costs with Brazil deep in recession

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Olympic organizers, faced with the reality of a country deep in recession, are trimming costs to keep their budget balanced.

To keep spending in line, officials say they will cut back on...

Boulder joins cities in suspending panhandling enforcement

By: The Associated Press

BOULDER — Boulder is joining the list of cities suspending enforcement of panhandling rules following a federal court ruling.

Boulder says its police officers are no longer enforcing its ordinance and that...

Colorado lawmakers call for more transparency after Gazette report on youth corrections


Colorado lawmakers are calling for greater transparency at the Division of Youth Corrections after a Gazette investigative report published Sunday uncovered continued problems in the state's 10 juvenile corrections...

Road updates top Colorado Springs mayor's budget wishlist


Colorado Springs Mayor John Suthers submitted his proposed 2016 budget to the City Council on Monday, with requests to fund stormwater projects, police body cameras and a few items to bolster business.


Air Force athletic director Jim Knowlton attempts to explain late football starts to fans


Jim Knowlton wants Air Force fans to understand that a late night Saturday is not his doing.

The Falcons athletic director even sent a letter to fans Monday to convey that very message - that he doesn't like...

Police: Cardboard box part of attempted robbery in Colorado Springs

By: chhun sun

One of two men who attempted to rob a northeast Colorado Springs gas station late Monday wore a cardboard box on his head and carried a knife, police said.

The men left the scene after they tried to reenter...