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Upcoming Colorado Springs City Council election lures new potential candidates

Tue, Dec 6, 2016 - 6:39 AM 0

With two-thirds of Colorado Springs City Council seats up for grabs next spring, a lot of people are contemplating a run for city office. Five of the six...

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Mother, daughter on Colorado Springs atheists' billboard are Christians

Tue, Dec 6, 2016 - 6:40 AM 0

Candy Burns didn't know she was selling her image to atheists when she signed a release after posing for stock photos four years ago. That's Burns and...

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ID released of man shot, killed in Pueblo
ID released of man shot, killed in Pueblo

By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 0 min ago

The identity of a man shot in Pueblo was released Monday. Brad Fowler, 46, died of a gunshot wound, Pueblo County Coroner Brian Cotter said Monday....

Ruling against shooting victims leaves Planned Parenthood lawsuit in limbo
Ruling against shooting victims leaves Planned Parenthood lawsuit in limbo

By: Lance Benzel - 0 25 min ago

Plaintiffs in a lawsuit stemming from the Colorado Springs Planned Parenthood shooting will not get access to court filings or police investigative...

Controversial Breitbart pundit Milo Yiannopoulos scheduled to speak at UCCS
Controversial Breitbart pundit Milo Yiannopoulos scheduled to speak at UCCS

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 26 min ago

The website of controversial political pundit Milo Yiannopoulos says his national college campus presentation, "The Dangerous Faggot Tour," will stop...

16-year-old girl missing, El Paso County officials say
16-year-old girl missing, El Paso County officials say

By: Chhun Sun - 0 27 min ago

The El Paso County Sheriff's Office seeks public assistance in finding a missing teenager. Leticia Fuentes, 16, was last seen Sept. 19 wearing a...

Community organizing to deal with illegal dumping near El Paso County landfill
Community organizing to deal with illegal dumping near El Paso County landfill

By: Rachel Riley - 0 27 min ago

The creek bed near Juanita Beazley's southern El Paso County home is piled high with debris: a car bumper, an overturned sink, fragments of siding from...

Trees for Troops program gives a boost to Fort Carson soldiers
Trees for Troops program gives a boost to Fort Carson soldiers

By: Chhun Sun - 0 2 hr ago

Pfc. Yesenia Ramos couldn't fight back her tears. She stood next to a large Christmas tree and talked about spending the holiday season without her...

Partial engine loss, pilot’s reaction blamed in fatal Buena Vista plane crash, NTSB report says
Partial engine loss, pilot’s reaction blamed in fatal Buena Vista plane crash, NTSB report says

By: - 0 11 hr ago

DENVER — Federal investigators say a partial loss of engine power led to a fatal plane crash near Buena Vista. The National Transportation Safety...

Court rules against effort to reverse city land swap involving Strawberry Fields
Court rules against effort to reverse city land swap involving Strawberry Fields

By: Lance Benzel - 0 12 hr ago

A judge Monday delivered a setback for a community group trying to block a controversial land swap involving Strawberry Fields. Fourth Judicial...

Navajo Nation files $160 M claim with EPA over mine spill
Navajo Nation files $160 M claim with EPA over mine spill

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WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. — The Navajo Nation has submitted a claim of more than $160 million in damages to the federal government over last year's mine waste...

Guns N' Roses, Justin Bieber announce 2017 Colorado concerts
Guns N' Roses, Justin Bieber announce 2017 Colorado concerts

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Two big concerts are coming to Denver in 2017. Guns N’ Roses, the ’80s rockers, have announced a slew of new shows in their Not In This...

Gov. Hickenlooper aims Colorado marijuana tax revenue toward affordable housing, homeless
Gov. Hickenlooper aims Colorado marijuana tax revenue toward affordable housing, homeless

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A proposal by Gov. John Hickenlooper to direct marijuana revenue toward building affordable housing and curbing homelessness offers a glimpse into the...

Police arrest man after death of 3-month-old daughter
Police arrest man after death of 3-month-old daughter

By: - 0 14 hr ago

DENVER (AP) — Police have arrested a 21-year-old man in connection with the death of his 3-month-old daughter. The Denver Post reports Josiah Jones...

Colorado Springs-area school on lockout for 30 minutes after false hostage report
Colorado Springs-area school on lockout for 30 minutes after false hostage report

By: Rachel Riley - 0 14 hr ago

An elementary school was on lockout for 30 minutes Friday as authorities investigated an unfounded report of a hostage situation in the...

Friday deadline to ship packages to overseas military
Friday deadline to ship packages to overseas military

By: Chhun Sun - 0 14 hr ago

Time is running out to send packages to overseas military in time for Christmas. The U.S. Postal Service said priority and first-class mail must be...

Colorado electors plan to challenge state law in bid to derail Donald Trump's victory
Colorado electors plan to challenge state law in bid to derail Donald Trump's victory

By: Rachel Riley - 0 15 hr ago

Four of Colorado's nine Electoral College electors plan to challenge a state law that would prevent a long-shot bid to keep President-elect Donald...

Colorado Springs drugstore robbed for medication
Colorado Springs drugstore robbed for medication

By: Chhun Sun - 0 15 hr ago

Colorado Springs police are searching for a man who robbed a drugstore on Monday. A man with a gun entered A Village Pharmacy in east Colorado...

Colorado Springs police uncover ID theft lab with more than 100 victims
Colorado Springs police uncover ID theft lab with more than 100 victims

By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 15 hr ago

Police have uncovered a Colorado Springs identity theft laboratory affecting more than 100 people. The operation came to light through a September...

Colorado superintendent accused of underage sexual relationships
Colorado superintendent accused of underage sexual relationships

By: - 0 15 hr ago

DENVER — The superintendent of a small school district on Colorado's Eastern Plains is accused of having sexual relationships with two juveniles over...

With Bloom'N Boots, Fountain mom saves and transforms solitary soles
With Bloom'N Boots, Fountain mom saves and transforms solitary soles

By: Stephanie Earls - 0 16 hr ago

A few months ago, Linda Quinlivan was driving near her home in Fountain when she spotted a funeral procession. "The first five or six trucks were...

UCCS entrepreneur lab allows students to wade into shark tank
UCCS entrepreneur lab allows students to wade into shark tank

By: Wayne Heilman - 0 16 hr ago

The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs has opened a laboratory where its student entrepreneurs can wade into the shark tank. Instead of...

Sunny and mild before arctic storm smacks the Colorado Springs area
Sunny and mild before arctic storm smacks the Colorado Springs area

By: Chhun Sun - 0 16 hr ago

The Colorado Springs area is expected to have one more day of mild winter conditions before the weather drastically shifts. According to Gazette news...

130 Colorado Springs-area holiday events
130 Colorado Springs-area holiday events

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An updated list of events being held during the holiday season around the Pikes Peak region.

Colorado reptile park home to over 100 alligators, people looking for a second chance
Colorado reptile park home to over 100 alligators, people looking for a second chance

By: Seth Boster - 0 17 hr ago

MOSCA - Something is hissing in the tub as Jay Young approaches. Inside is Katelyn, the 6-foot alligator with a bloody gash on her right arm - the...

Durango grants license to marijuana testing facility

By: - 0 Mon, Dec 5, 2016

DURANGO — A marijuana testing company is preparing to open its doors next month in Durango after receiving a license from the city last week. The...

Judge rules that criminal case against former sheriff Maketa will continue
Judge rules that criminal case against former sheriff Maketa will continue

By: Lance Benzel - 0 17 hr ago

Attorneys for disgraced ex-sheriff Terry Maketa have lost their bid to get charges against him thrown out. Fourth Judicial District Judge Larry E....

Get a Job Monday: Keep your vehicle clean and classy at Hub Car Wash & Diner
Get a Job Monday: Keep your vehicle clean and classy at Hub Car Wash & Diner

By: Eric Singer - 0 19 hr ago

Outside, inside and keeping vehicles clean and classy could be on your radar for a new career in the Colorado Springs area. Hub Car Wash & Diner...

On Unsolid Ground: Colorado Springs delays study on landslide risk; potential calamity exists for Broadmoor, zoo areas
On Unsolid Ground: Colorado Springs delays study on landslide risk; potential calamity exists for Broadmoor, zoo areas

By: Billie Stanton Anleu - 0 20 hr ago

The massive Cheyenne Mountain Landslide Scarp looms above a richly developed slope like a sleeping giant with a serious mean streak. But the city has...

Mugshot Monday: Most wanted in the Colorado Springs area
Mugshot Monday: Most wanted in the Colorado Springs area

By: - 0 20 hr ago

Wanted Pikes Peak Area Crime Stoppers is asking for the public's help finding the following people for whom felony arrest warrants have been issued....

University of Colorado study forecasts expansion of state economy

By: - 0 21 hr ago

BOULDER — Growth in the construction, tourism and financial services industries are expected to fuel a continued expansion of Colorado's economy in the...

Manitou Incline a labor of love for workers from Mexico
Manitou Incline a labor of love for workers from Mexico

By: Seth Boster - 0 22 hr ago

In his bright yellow vest, Colorado Springs resident Hugo Benitez stood at the base of the Manitou Incline Friday morning, smiling and nodding at the...

Growing recreational drone use giving rise to more rules, responsibility
Growing recreational drone use giving rise to more rules, responsibility

By: Matt Steiner - 0 22 hr ago

The buzz over drones is becoming louder. The popular, sleek quadcopters are on the wish lists of hobbyists, private companies, entrepreneurs and even...

Colorado Springs police looking for driver in deadly hit-and-run crash
Colorado Springs police looking for driver in deadly hit-and-run crash

By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 23 hr ago

Colorado Springs police said Monday they're searching for a gray 2008 Ford Escape with Colorado license 413XPW related to the hit-and-run death of a...

Ceremony to remember Pearl Harbor, Colorado's first World War II casualty
Ceremony to remember Pearl Harbor, Colorado's first World War II casualty

By: Tom Roeder - 0 Yesterday

Colorado Springs' connection to the Pearl Harbor attacks will be celebrated Wednesday with a ceremony marking the 75th anniversary of the attack...

Colorado Springs firefighters investigating cause of vacant house fire
Colorado Springs firefighters investigating cause of vacant house fire

By: - 0 Sun, Dec 4, 2016

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KKTV) The Colorado Springs Fire Department is investigating a fire that happened Sunday afternoon. It happened at a home at...

What's in a name? For Barbaras, it means not being a stranger
What's in a name? For Barbaras, it means not being a stranger

By: Chhun Sun - 0 Sun, Dec 4, 2016

Growing up and attending schools in Colorado Springs during the 1980s and '90s was a unique experience for Barbara Pannell. She only knew one other...

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