• Bill for medical marijuana dispensaries advances in House

    Updated: Tue, Feb 17, 2015

    HONOLULU (AP) — Michelle Tippens was taking more than a dozen medications for years after a car accident left her with multiple spine fractures and traumatic brain injuries. But when she switched to medical marijuana she was able to wean herself off all of the pills, she said....

  • Not-guilty plea for Colts' Ahmad Bradshaw on Ohio pot charge

    Updated: Tue, Feb 17, 2015

    CINCINNATI (AP) — An Indianapolis Colts running back pleaded not guilty Tuesday to a marijuana possession charge after being stopped this month by state troopers on an interstate highway in western Ohio. Preble County court officials said a Dayton attorney filed the plea for Ahmad...

  • El Paso County likely surpassed Denver with marijuana-involved traffic arrests

    BY KASSONDRA CLOOS kassondra.cloos@gazette.com -
    Updated: Tue, Feb 17, 2015

    Even with just a single recreational pot shop to its 655,000 people, El Paso County likely had at least as many marijuana-related traffic arrests in 2014 as Denver - and maybe even more. Colorado State Patrol kept special tabs on citations involving marijuana in 2014, the first year...

  • GUEST COLUMN: Regulate marijuana candy for the kids

    Gordon Klingenschmitt
    Updated: Tue, Feb 17, 2015

    As a newly sworn Republican state representative, I am surprised by strange alliances or conflicts on niche issues at the Capitol. Take the regulation of marijuana, for example. I didn't vote for Amendment 64, but it's in the State Constitution (for now), so I'll defend it until we...

  • Priority for Gazette readers: Fewer words, more action from elected Colorado Springs leaders

    BY MONICA MENDOZA monica.mendoza@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sun, Feb 15, 2015

    Colorado Springs voters will elect a new mayor and as many as five new City Council members in April and Gazette readers, thinking about the dozen candidates who will make promises over the six weeks, say they want fewer words and more action from their future elected officials. They...

  • Volunteer effort launched to halt human trafficking in El Paso County

    By stephen hobbs stephen.hobbs@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sun, Feb 15, 2015

    Mary Pearsall has been aware of human trafficking around the world for years but hasn't been sure of what she could do to help. But after an "eye-opening" presentation Saturday about the issue in her community, she knows exactly what she wants to do: patrol the streets with other...

  • 'SNL' celebrates 4 decades of being 'Live, from New York!'

    By FRAZIER MOORE The Associated Press -
    Updated: Sun, Feb 15, 2015

    NEW YORK - "Saturday Night Live," which never has shied from self-congratulation with countless best-of, holiday and anniversary shindigs, is doing it again, big-time. "The SNL 40th Anniversary Special," three-plus hours of it, will air 7 p.m. Sunday on NBC. Everyone who ever has...

  • Bills would legalize medical pot centers, drug alternatives

    Updated: Sat, Feb 14, 2015

    LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Confusion surrounding the legality of marijuana dispensaries and non-smokable forms of the drug are prompting lawmakers to propose changes related to Michigan's voter-approved law that legalized marijuana for medical use. Bipartisan legislation introduced...

  • Sheriff's deputies find 600 pot plants at home near Pueblo

    The Associated Press
    Published: Thu, Feb 12, 2015

    PUEBLO — A 45-year-old man is facing drug charges after sheriff's deputies say they found more than 600 marijuana plants at his home near Pueblo. The Pueblo Chieftain reports (http://bit.ly/1MhQT5K ) Mario Gonsalves was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of marijuana cultivation and...

  • Pueblo man arrested in connection with large marijuana cache

    By stephen hobbs stephen.hobbs@gazette.com -
    Updated: Thu, Feb 12, 2015

    A 45-year-old man was arrested after deputies found more than 600 marijuana plants and up to 100 pounds of dried marijuana in his home, the Pueblo County Sheriff's Office said Thursday. On Tuesday night, sheriff's deputies executed a search warrant at the home of Mario Gonsalves in...

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