• Funeral home wants $35,000 it spent on Ernie Banks' funeral

    Updated: 7 hr ago

    CHICAGO (AP) — The funeral home that handled services for Chicago Cubs great Ernie Banks has jumped into the legal battle over the estate of the Hall of Famer with a claim for more than $35,000 it says it has not been paid. The claim by Donnellan Family Funeral Services was filed...

  • Girls' tennis capsules

    By BRENT W. NEW preps@gazette.com -
    Updated: 14 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...

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

    By BRENT W. NEW preps@gazette.com -
    Updated: 14 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...

  • Dining review: Enjoy humble, well-made food at Manitou eatery

    By Robin Intemann robin.intemann@gazette.com -
    Updated: 14 hr ago

    A restaurant named for the room or area in which meals are prepared indicates confidence in what's going to emerge. That's the case at The Kitchen, a recent addition to the dining scene in Manitou Springs. The uncomplicated, easy-to-remember name reflects two things. First, an...

  • Harrison Ford crash lands vintage plane on golf course

    The Associated Press
    Updated: 18 hr ago

    LOS ANGELES — Harrison Ford crash-landed his World War II-era airplane on Thursday after losing engine power, suffering serious but not life-threatening injuries as he used his years of piloting prowess to bring down the plane on a golf course and avoid nearby homes in what one expert...

  • Ringling Bros. phasing out iconic elephant acts

    Associated Press
    Yesterday

    POLK CITY, Fla. — The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus will phase out the show's iconic elephants from its performances by 2018, telling The Associated Press exclusively that growing public concern about how the animals are treated led to the decision. Executives from...

  • AP considering legal action over Clinton emails

    Benjamin Mullin, Poynter
    Updated: Wed, Mar 4, 2015

    The Associated Press is considering legal action against the State Department “for failing to turn over some emails covering Clinton’s tenure,” Jack Gillum and Ted Bridis wrote for The Associated Press Wednesday. The threat comes amid allegations that Clinton used a private email...

  • Rampart eliminated as offense vanishes in 4th quarter

    by BRENT W. NEW preps@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Mar 4, 2015

    Junior sensation Nicea Eliely began the night with easy transition layups and a smothering dose of shutdown defense. And for a few moments there, Rampart looked like it would breeze to its second consecutive Class 5A quarterfinals appearance. Ralston Valley adjusted, however, and...

  • US clears officer in Ferguson case, criticizes police force

    Associated Press
    Updated: Wed, Mar 4, 2015

    WASHINGTON — The Justice Department won't prosecute a former Ferguson, Missouri, police officer in the shooting death of an unarmed black 18-year-old, but in a scathing report released Wednesday faulted the city and its law enforcement for racial bias and unconstitutional practices....

  • Official says human waste on Mount Everest a major problem

    Associated Press
    Updated: Wed, Mar 4, 2015

    KATHMANDU, Nepal — Human waste left by climbers on Mount Everest has become a problem that is causing pollution and threatening to spread disease on the world's highest peak, the chief of Nepal's mountaineering association said Tuesday. The more than 700 climbers and guides who spend...

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