• NSA: 1 dead after car rams police vehicle at Fort Meade

    Associated Press
    Updated: 23 hr ago

    FORT MEADE, Md. — Officers opened fire after two men dressed as women refused to stop a stolen car Monday at the National Security Agency gate at Fort Meade and then smashed into a police vehicle blocking the road, officials said. One of the men died, and the other man and the officer...

  • This week's prep schedule

    THE GAZETTE preps@gazette.com -
    Published: Sun, Mar 29, 2015

    The high school sports schedule for the week of March 3-April 4 in the Pikes Peak region. Monday, Mar. 30 BASEBALL Rampart at Lewis-Palmer, 4 p.m. GIRLS' SOCCER Liberty at Douglas County, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Mar. 31 BASEBALL Florence at Manitou Springs, 3 p.m. Discovery...

  • Confederate flag spurs conversation in Colorado town

    The Greeley Tribune
    Updated: Sun, Mar 29, 2015

    WINDSOR — Windsor High School's diversity week came with an unplanned lesson when a Confederate flag was spotted on a vehicle in the school's student parking lot. Assistant principal Dick Thomas said school officials tried to strike a balance between students' First Amendment rights...

  • Must See Must Do: What's happening around Colorado Springs this weekend

    The Gazette -
    Updated: Sat, Mar 28, 2015

    The gypsy world returns to the Tri-Lakes Center for the Arts as Caravan of Thieves fills Friday night with stories and songs, spontaneous outbursts and theater. As their advance publicity says, get prepared for "Swinging Serenading Firebreathing Circus Freaks." Doors open at 6 p.m....

  • Area products Jenn Urbaniak and Kassady Huffman still plan on playing basketball for Air Force

    By SCOTT KANIEWSKI scott.kaniewski@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sat, Mar 28, 2015

    While Air Force continues its search for a new women's basketball coach, whoever steps in will still have two area players committed to playing for the Falcons. On March 10, Air Force announced it would not renew Andrea Williams' contract. Williams went 22-128 over five seasons. Nine...

  • Switchbacks excited about inaugural season's possibilities

    By Joe Paisley joe.paisley@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sat, Mar 28, 2015

    Although only together for six weeks, the Colorado Springs Switchbacks appear confident headed into their inaugural USL season. In a recent 1-0 preseason loss to the expansion Real Monarchs of Salt Lake City, the Switchbacks gave coach Steve Trittschuh a glimpse of their character and...

  • Co-pilot appeared healthy, but may have hidden illness

    The Associated Press
    Updated: Fri, Mar 27, 2015

    MONTABAUR, Germany — Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz appeared happy and healthy to acquaintances, but a picture emerged Friday of a man who hid evidence of an illness from his employers — including a torn-up doctor's note that would have kept him off work the day authorities say he...

  • All-conference teams for winter sports

    THE GAZETTE preps@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Mar 27, 2015

    BOYS' BASKETBALL All-conference teams 4A COLORADO SPRINGS METRO LEAGUE All-League & Academic All-League Coach of the Year-Terry Dunn, Sierra Player of the Year-De'Andre Twilley, Mitchell First team De'Andre Twilley Mitchell Tevion Thompson Sierra Will Ball TCA...

  • NCAA says it will monitor impacts of Indiana religious law

    The Associated Press
    Updated: Fri, Mar 27, 2015

      With the Final Four a week away from shining a spotlight on Indianapolis, NCAA President Mark Emmert said Thursday that the governing body for college sports is concerned about an Indiana law that could allow businesses to discriminate against gay people. The law would...

  • Semi plows into unfinished Texas interstate bridge; 1 killed

    The Associated Press
    Updated: Fri, Mar 27, 2015

    SALADO, Texas — A tractor-trailer slammed into construction beams along a major interstate in Central Texas on Thursday, killing one person and halting traffic in both directions for several hours, authorities said. The truck hit a beam being used to build a bridge across Interstate...

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