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Youth Lockups: Family of missing girl says system is 'train-wrecked'

Sun, Oct 4, 2015 - 10:33 AM 0

A Falcon family's 17-year-old daughter escaped from the Betty K. Marler Youth Services Center in Lakewood on July 25. She's still missing....

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Air Force Academy superintendent looks back on her first two years on the job

Sun, Oct 4, 2015 - 4:25 AM 0

In her first days on the job at the Air Force Academy, Lt. Gen. Michelle Johnson found herself justifying the school's existence amid a...

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Monday's 3 must reads in 30 seconds
By: Eric Singer - 0 24 min ago

Here are the 3 must reads on in 30 seconds for Monday, Oct. 5, 2015:

1) The results of an extensive Gazette investigation...

Hillary Clinton campaign names Colorado leadership council
By: - 0 1 hr ago

DENVER — Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign is naming a long roster of Colorado Democrats as its leadership in the state.

The 30-person...

Man arrested after foot chase through field in Colorado Springs
By: Chhun Sun - 0 1 hr ago

A man was arrested after he led an officer on a foot chase Sunday evening through a field just south of downtown Colorado Springs, police said.


One person injured, 2 cars hit; Colorado Springs police investigate shooting
By: Chhun Sun - 0 1 hr ago

A Monday drive-by shooting in a southeast Colorado Springs neighborhood left one man with a gunshot wound in the back and two vehicles with bullet...

Fog, rain and cooler temperatures in the forecast for this week
By: Ryan Maye Handy - 0 2 hr ago

Fog, rain and some sunny, cool days are all in store for the Pikes Peak Region this week, according to forecasts from the National Weather Service in...

This week: Events in and around Colorado Springs
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Here are a handful of events to look forward to this week in the Colorado Springs area:

- The 2015 Science Festival continues this week...

Mugshot Monday: Most wanted in the Pikes Peak region
By: - 0 Mon, Oct 5, 2015


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

Officer-involved shooting in Fountain prompts a Q&A on body cameras
By: Kassondra Cloos - 0 11 hr ago

As the public continues to scrutinize police departments across the country, body-worn cameras are lauded again and again as a solution to police...

Colorado Springs CROP Walk brings 10-year fundraising total to more than $100,000
By: Ryan Maye Handy - 0 14 hr ago

After 10 years, participants in the Colorado Springs CROP Walk, which stands for Communities Responding to Overcome Poverty, have raised more than...

Air Academy, Colorado College grad wins prestigious 'genius award' for creativity
By: Debbie Kelley - 0 15 hr ago

It's been 1,000 students and 20 years ago since Doug Lundberg had John Novembre in his advanced placement biology and genetic engineering classes at...

Montana man's body recovered from Longs Peak
By: - 0 18 hr ago

ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK — Rescuers have recovered the body of a Montana man after he failed to return from a climbing trip in Rocky Mountain...

Man shot while leaving house party in Colorado Springs, police say
By: Ryan Maye Handy - 0 18 hr ago

A house party in the Broadmoor area was abruptly interrupted early Sunday morning when a group of unknown men showed up, harassed party-goers with...

Scammers posing as soldiers are at it again, Army warns
By: Tom Roeder - 0 19 hr ago

Scammers posing as soldiers are again out in force looking for love online, the Army's Criminal Investigation Command reports.

In a news...

Fast-moving storm brings hail, hard rain to Colorado Springs
By: Matt Steiner - 0 19 hr ago

A heavy, but fast-moving storm pummeled Colorado Springs with strong rain and pea-sized hail shortly after 6 p.m. on Saturday.

Austin Harley,...

Man arrested for allegedly waving gun at Colorado Springs playground
By: - 0 20 hr ago

A man is facing child abuse, reckless endangerment and weapons charges after allegedly waiving a gun around at a playground, and then trying to run...

Colorado Springs science carnival finds new ways to engage children
By: Matt Steiner - 0 22 hr ago

Even as the Cool Science Carnival began to wind down late Saturday afternoon, children remained in line at some of the more popular exhibits on the...

Former fire chief Bob Harvey suing Black Forest fire district for $1 million
By: Ryan Maye Handy - 0 23 hr ago

Bob Harvey, the former chief of the Black Forest Fire Rescue Protection District, has sued the fire district for $1 million on the grounds of...

Air Force Academy superintendent Michelle Johnson: All of our cadets go pro
By: - 0 23 hr ago

I love sports - the competition, the teamwork, the athleticism. Our twin boys even humor me when I'm not traveling, and we go shoot hoops, throw the...

Vehicle crashes into two Colorado Springs homes
By: - 0 Yesterday

"It was the scariest sound I've ever heard," Springs resident Javonte Nunm told 11 News after a car crashed into two homes Saturday morning.


Bomb squad called to Garden of the Gods to investigate pressure bombs
By: - 0 Yesterday

The regional bomb squad went to Garden of the Gods Park in western Colorado Springs on Saturday morning to investigate reports of pressure bombs in...

Military Update: Conferees shape leaner budget for pay, benefits
By: - 0 Yesterday

Military members and families have little to cheer from compromises House and Senate conferees have reached as they finalized details of key...

Military Briefs
By: - 0 Sun, Oct 4, 2015

CC to hold vet events during homecoming

Colorado College will host events for the school's veterans along with its annual homecoming...

Colorado Springs area military events starting Oct. 4, 2015
By: - 0 Sun, Oct 4, 2015



Air Force Falcons hockey vs. Denver - 7:05 p.m. Clune Arena, Air Force Academy, go online for tickets:...

Lawyer: Shut down marijuana 'social club' not breaking Colorado Springs laws
By: Kassondra Cloos - 0 Sat, Oct 3, 2015

A marijuana social club that opened Friday amid questions over the legality of such venues - and a citywide moratorium on new ones - has been shut...

Will priest's blessing help Colorado Springs shelter dogs find homes?
By: Kassondra Cloos - 0 Sat, Oct 3, 2015

Homeless animals were blessed and shown some love Saturday when a Colorado Springs priest walked through the halls of the Humane Society of the Pikes...

Uh oh ... Here are the 10 drunkest cities in Colorado
By: - 0 Sat, Oct 3, 2015

Recently, the entertainment website RoadSnacks ranked the top 100 most drunk Colorado cities based on the number of bars per capita, divorce rates,...

NASA snow data that helps California put to work in Colorado
By: - 0 Sat, Oct 3, 2015

DENVER - NASA is providing drought-stricken California with valuable data about how much water is locked up in the scant Sierra Nevada snow, and now...

Colorado schools expand search for teachers
By: - 0 Sat, Oct 3, 2015

DENVER — About 1,000 freshly minted teachers graduated in Colorado last year with credentials in elementary education.

Genoa-Hugo Elementary...

Firefighters battle wildfire in Summit County
By: - 0 Sat, Oct 3, 2015

SILVERTHORNE — Summit County firefighters are battling a wildfire that has scorched more than 70 acres.

About 50 firefighters responded to the...

Denver police ordered to stop enforcing panhandling ban
By: - 0 Sat, Oct 3, 2015

DENVER — In the wake of a federal court ruling a Grand Junction panhandling ordinance unconstitutional, Denver police officers have been told by the...

Century Communities shines at Parade of Homes

Fri, Sep 25, 2015 - 10:54 AM

Colorado dermatologist gives tips for smoother, cancer-free complexion

Wed, Sep 2, 2015 - 2:47 PM 0