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Police: Driver intentionally crashes into not-yet-opened Sprouts store in Colorado Springs

Sat, May 27, 2017 - 2:02 PM

A 19-year-old woman intentionally crashed her car into a new Sprouts Farmers Market on the city’s northeast side late Friday night, causing “significant...

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Best Fest of Colorado Springs, Territory Days brings three days of food, fun, music and more

Sat, May 27, 2017 - 11:49 AM 0

Authentic Native American dances, Wild West gunfights, live music a-plenty and arts and crafts galore again will take over Old Colorado City as the 42nd...

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Lamborn: EPA may reconsider Colorado Springs storm water suit
Lamborn: EPA may reconsider Colorado Springs storm water suit

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DENVER — U.S. Rep. Doug Lamborn has asked the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to drop a lawsuit against Colorado Springs over contaminated runoff...

Colorado Springs road repair tax revenues surging in booming economy
Colorado Springs road repair tax revenues surging in booming economy

By: Jakob Rodgers - 0 2 hr ago

Tax revenues dedicated to helping fix the city's dilapidated roads and curbs are far out-pacing last year's. Collections from Measure 2C were nearly...

North Cheyenne Cañon spraying aims to nip tree infestation on the buds
North Cheyenne Cañon spraying aims to nip tree infestation on the buds

By: Rachel Riley - 0 2 hr ago

With millions of tiny worms emerging from their winter webs in the bark crevices of fir trees in North Cheyenne Cañon, city forestry officials are...

Immigrant arrests and deportations up in Colorado, Wyoming
Immigrant arrests and deportations up in Colorado, Wyoming

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DENVER — Significantly more immigrants were arrested and deported from Colorado and Wyoming in the first few months of Donald Trump's presidency than...

After 90 years, strange times and sitting empty, Broadmoor mansion is reborn in high style
After 90 years, strange times and sitting empty, Broadmoor mansion is reborn in high style

By: Stephanie Earls - 0 2 hr ago

If closets could talk, those at The Broadmoor Estate House probably would go on and on about the summer attire of America's early 20th century elite...

Arrest made in suspected abuse death of Rocky Ford infant
Arrest made in suspected abuse death of Rocky Ford infant

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ROCKY FORD — The boyfriend of a woman whose infant daughter died in the southern Colorado town of Rocky Ford has been arrested on suspicion of child...

Colorado Springs-area travel industry officials expect tourism bonanza in 2017
Colorado Springs-area travel industry officials expect tourism bonanza in 2017

By: Rich Laden - 0 3 hr ago

Tourism in the Pikes Peak region finally began to heat up three to four years ago after the Great Recession, based on increasing tax revenues collected...

Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Saturday, May 27
Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Saturday, May 27

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 4 hr ago

Here's a look at a variety of events Saturday around Colorado Springs and beyond:      SPORTS Switchbacks FC -  6:00...

'Continuum' in America the Beautiful Park getting a fresh shine
'Continuum' in America the Beautiful Park getting a fresh shine

By: Jen Mulson - 0 4 hr ago

"Continuum" is getting a face-lift. Sculptor Bill Burgess and architect David Barber's $1.8 million sculpture, also called the Julie Penrose...

Memorial Day weekend to feature rain each day
Memorial Day weekend to feature rain each day

By: Chhun Sun - 0 4 hr ago

If you're going camping this Memorial Day weekend, don't forget to pack a rain jacket. According to Gazette news partner KKTV, the forecast calls for...

Police: Colorado woman was passed out on drugs when infant son died
Police: Colorado woman was passed out on drugs when infant son died

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FORT COLLINS — Police have arrested a northern Colorado woman whose infant son died while investigators say she was passed out from drug use for 18...

Fatal shooting in northeast Colorado Springs ruled year's 16th homicide
Fatal shooting in northeast Colorado Springs ruled year's 16th homicide

By: Chhun Sun - 0 4 hr ago

The death of a 43-year-old man who was allegedly shot during a fight with his girlfriend's son last weekend has been ruled a homicide, police said...

Fourth arrest made in stabbing, robbery east of downtown Colorado Springs
Fourth arrest made in stabbing, robbery east of downtown Colorado Springs

By: Chhun Sun - 0 4 hr ago

A fourth person has been arrested in a robbery and stabbing over a minor traffic crash east of downtown Colorado Springs last weekend, police said...

Suspect arrested for vehicle break-ins in Pueblo
Suspect arrested for vehicle break-ins in Pueblo

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Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Pueblo man in connection with at least two vehicle break-ins in Pueblo West on Friday. Deputies responded...

Colorado shoe shiner dies at his beloved shop
Colorado shoe shiner dies at his beloved shop

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GRAND JUNCTION — This chair held the most important people. It didn't matter if they were famous actors or janitors, bank presidents or bank robbers,...

Legal, unlicensed horse racing raises concerns in Colorado
Legal, unlicensed horse racing raises concerns in Colorado

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FORT LUPTON — Before the horse races began at Rancho El Caporal, people gathered around a man holding a jug full of rocks and a boot. The jug was to...

Fountain Valley School smoke bomb suspect released after posting higher bond
Fountain Valley School smoke bomb suspect released after posting higher bond

By: Chhun Sun - 0 8 hr ago

A Fountain Valley School employee accused of planting a homemade smoke bomb in the school's cafeteria bonded out for the second time Thursday night,...

Girl hurt when car crashed in Colorado store dies
Girl hurt when car crashed in Colorado store dies

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DENVER — A 12-year-old girl who was critically injured when a car crashed into a store southeast of Denver has died. The Denver Post reports...

Coming Sunday:  VA's shortcomings proved deadly for Marine vet suffering from PTSD
Coming Sunday: VA's shortcomings proved deadly for Marine vet suffering from PTSD

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Those who knew him best say he was the epitome of what a Marine should be. Then PTSD took a deadly toll on Noah Harter. The son of a career Air Force...

Colorado Springs native named as new Pikes Peak Workforce Center executive director
Colorado Springs native named as new Pikes Peak Workforce Center executive director

By: Rich Laden - 0 21 hr ago

Lisa Rice, a Colorado Springs native and former Florida employment official, has been named as new executive director of the Pikes Peak Workforce...

I-25 crash near Cimarron backs up traffic for miles
I-25 crash near Cimarron backs up traffic for miles

By: Chhun Sun - 0 22 hr ago

A crash on southbound near Cimarron Street has backed up traffic at least 7 miles during Friday afternoon's commute, according to the Colorado Springs...

Cheers and jeers over beers: Brewing Association tightens rules on “offensive” names and labeling of beers
Cheers and jeers over beers: Brewing Association tightens rules on “offensive” names and labeling of beers

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The craft beer world is dotted with provocative names and labeling, but a rising outcry that some aren’t so much racy as they are offensive may lead...

Airport passenger traffic surges in April
Airport passenger traffic surges in April

By: Wayne Heilman - 0 23 hr ago

Passenger traffic numbers at the Colorado Springs Airport continued to take off in April, increasing 21.2 percent from April 2016 to 59,263. The gain...

Jack Sparrow of Colorado Springs hopes latest 'Pirates' film won't be the last
Jack Sparrow of Colorado Springs hopes latest 'Pirates' film won't be the last

By: Chhun Sun - 0 23 hr ago

Dante Martinez doesn't want to think about the end of "Pirates of the Caribbean." Besides working as a nightclub deejay and running a talent agency...

Colorado oil tank blast kills worker, spurs safety questions
Colorado oil tank blast kills worker, spurs safety questions

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GREELEY — Authorities say a worker was killed and three others were injured in an oil tank fire in northern Colorado. The site in Mead owned by...

El Paso County sheriff recommending switch in jail health care providers
El Paso County sheriff recommending switch in jail health care providers

By: Lance Benzel - 0 Yesterday

El Paso County Sheriff Bill Elder has called for an end to the county's nearly 20-year relationship with its controversial jail medical services...

Man accused of hurling table at woman at Monument brewery arrested
Man accused of hurling table at woman at Monument brewery arrested

By: Chhun Sun - 0 Yesterday

A man accused of throwing a table at a woman during an argument at a brewery in Monument and hitting her in the face then striking her and taking her...

A former Teller County commander returns Friday as Sheriff
A former Teller County commander returns Friday as Sheriff

By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 Yesterday

A former 19-year Teller County Sheriff's Office deputy is returning to take the helm, filling the vacancy left by exiting Sheriff Mike Ensminger....

Colorado man accused of castrating transgender woman charged
Colorado man accused of castrating transgender woman charged

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DENVER — A Colorado man accused of using an Army surgical kit to castrate a transgender woman at her Denver apartment has been charged. James...

Transgender woman doesn't want Colorado man who did surgery charged
Transgender woman doesn't want Colorado man who did surgery charged

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DENVER — A Colorado man accused of performing an illegal surgery to remove a transgender woman's testicles could spend years in prison, but the woman...

Denver Uber driver ignores warning, plunges car into sink hole
Denver Uber driver ignores warning, plunges car into sink hole

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Denver city water workers tried to warn an Uber driver away from a sink hole, but after he drove into the pit anyway, they helped pull him to...

Man in critical condition after reported shooting in east Colorado Springs
Man in critical condition after reported shooting in east Colorado Springs

By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 Yesterday

A man was in critical condition Friday after a reported shooting in east Colorado Springs, police said. The victim, whose name has not been released,...

State tax chief Barbara Brohl stepping down, awaits 'what the universe will involve me in next!'
State tax chief Barbara Brohl stepping down, awaits 'what the universe will involve me in next!'

By: Joey Bunch - 0 Yesterday

Colorado's top tax collector is moving on, but it's not clear where. The governor's office announced this week that Barbara Brohl is stepping down in...

Congress to consider naming southwest Colorado peaks after legendary local climbers Fowler and Boskoff
Congress to consider naming southwest Colorado peaks after legendary local climbers Fowler and Boskoff

By: Joey Bunch - 0 Yesterday

Congress is considering naming two peaks in southwest Colorado after two famous local climbers killed in an avalanche in Tibet in 2006, Charlie Fowler...

Snow closes Trail Ridge Road in Rocky Mountain National Park
Snow closes Trail Ridge Road in Rocky Mountain National Park

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ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK — A recent snowstorm has put a damper on Trail Ridge Road being open for Memorial Day weekend. The Reporter-Herald...

Teller County sheriff: Online dating sexual assault suspect arrested
Teller County sheriff: Online dating sexual assault suspect arrested

By: Chhun Sun - 0 Yesterday

A 32-year-old man wanted by the Teller County Sheriff's Office on suspicion of sexual assault was arrested Thursday afternoon in Windsor, authorities...

Baby-sitter arrested after unattended child drowns in southern Colorado
Baby-sitter arrested after unattended child drowns in southern Colorado

By: - 0 Yesterday

PUEBLO — A woman has been arrested after allegedly leaving an 11-month-old girl unattended in a bathtub and then finding the child facedown in water....

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Fourth annual St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway

Thu, May 11, 2017 - 7:53 AM 0

The St. Jude Dream Home® Giveaway has returned to Colorado Springs for the fourth consecutive year, giving locals a prime opportunity to get...

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Mike's Camera brings annual Tent Sale to Colorado Springs

Tue, May 2, 2017 - 11:51 AM

Mike Dobson and Debra Phillips, managers at Mike's Camera, anticipate a busy weekend during their first Tent Sale event at Mike's Camera in...

Brand new luxury home-sites and a 16-acre park coming soon to Cordera

Fri, Apr 28, 2017 - 4:36 PM 0

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