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Buffalo Soldiers honored with highway naming, Colorado Springs monument

Fri, Jul 29, 2016 - 6:51 AM 0

Two years ago, a group of Colorado Springs residents came together because they believed an important part of American black history was being ignored....

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Hickenlooper at DNC: 'Unlike Trump's businesses, my businesses didn't go bankrupt 6 times'

Fri, Jul 29, 2016 - 6:33 AM 0

Gov. John Hickenlooper took the stage in Philadelphia Thursday just an hour before Hillary Clinton accepted the nomination for president at the Democratic...

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LIVE COVERAGE: Thousands line up for Trump's Colorado Springs campaign stop
LIVE COVERAGE: Thousands line up for Trump's Colorado Springs campaign stop

By: Megan Schrader - 0 0 min ago

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump's Colorado Springs campaign appearance does not begin until 2 p.m. Friday, but that didn't keep his...

Social media is key battleground in America's Islamic State fight
Social media is key battleground in America's Islamic State fight

By: Tom Roeder - 0 0 min ago

ASPEN -- The most important battlefields in America’s war against Islamic State terrorists may be Twitter and Facebook, experts told a crowd at the...

Donald Trump to meet with Gazette ahead of Colorado Springs campaign event
Donald Trump to meet with Gazette ahead of Colorado Springs campaign event

By: Rich Laden - 0 7 min ago

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump is meeting Friday with members of The Gazette editorial board, in advance of a 2 p.m. campaign event at...

Water distribution in Security-Widefield wraps up midday on Friday
Water distribution in Security-Widefield wraps up midday on Friday

By: Rachel Riley - 0 1 hr ago

Care and Share Food Bank for Southern Colorado will hold a final water distribution Friday for Security-Widefield area residents affected by drinking...

Woman fatally shot in Colorado Springs; police seek witnesses
Woman fatally shot in Colorado Springs; police seek witnesses

By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 1 hr ago

Police are seeking witnesses of Thursday night the fatal shooting of woman.

The woman, in her 20s, was found about 11:30 p.m. suffering what...

Trump's stop in Colorado Springs on Friday will draw fans and foes; UCCS professors speak out
Trump's stop in Colorado Springs on Friday will draw fans and foes; UCCS professors speak out

By: Megan Schrader - 0 2 hr ago

More than 100 professors and staff members at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs signed a letter opposing the appearance of Donald Trump...

Hail wipes out 27 Colorado Springs police cars
Hail wipes out 27 Colorado Springs police cars

By: Chhun Sun - 0 2 hr ago

Colorado Springs often gets random hail storms that blow through in the middle of the summer, but Thursday night's storm was a new beast for many...

Colorado Springs barricading ends peacefully with man's arrest
Colorado Springs barricading ends peacefully with man's arrest

By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 3 hr ago

Tensions were high when a Colorado Springs man barricaded himself in a home Thursday, prompting police to shut down two roads while they tried to...

Report: Pilot in southern Colorado warned of bad weather before 2014 crash

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DENVER — A report on a plane crash in southern Colorado says the pilot had been warned not to fly into Pagosa Springs because of winter weather...

Attorneys want to end media interviews with admitted Colorado Springs Planned Parenthood shooter
Attorneys want to end media interviews with admitted Colorado Springs Planned Parenthood shooter

By: Lance Benzel - 0 5 hr ago

Attorneys for admitted Planned Parenthood shooter Robert Dear Jr. want to curb their client's penchant for making public statements.

A motion...

Fake $100 bills used at Colorado Springs-area stores
Fake $100 bills used at Colorado Springs-area stores

By: Chhun Sun - 0 5 hr ago

Authorities are looking for two people they say used counterfeit money while purchasing items from a Colorado Springs-area business, according to an...

Top U.S. cyber cop: More cooperation needed to keep Americans safe
Top U.S. cyber cop: More cooperation needed to keep Americans safe

By: Tom Roeder - 0 8 hr ago

ASPEN - America's top cyber cop told a crowd at the Aspen Security Forum on Thursday that more cooperation with the private sector is needed to keep...

Flash flood warning in effect for El Paso County Thursday evening
Flash flood warning in effect for El Paso County Thursday evening

By: Chhun Sun - 0 13 hr ago

Parts of El Paso County are under a thunderstorm warning and other areas are under a flash flood warning Thursday evening, according to the National...

Heat, wind stir, but don't grow Hayden Pass fire
Heat, wind stir, but don't grow Hayden Pass fire

By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 14 hr ago

The Hayden Pass fire, burning about 20 miles southeast of Salida since July 10, remained 58 percent contained Thursday and had blackened 16,559...

Sierra High students will regale classmates with summer 'trip of a lifetime' to the Amazon
Sierra High students will regale classmates with summer 'trip of a lifetime' to the Amazon

By: Rachel Riley - 0 15 hr ago

A month ago, 16-year-old Sophia Walton had never left the country. Now, she can describe the sound of pink river dolphins splashing in Amazonian...

Martial arts teacher allegedly won trust of the parents of a girl he is accused of sexually abusing
Martial arts teacher allegedly won trust of the parents of a girl he is accused of sexually abusing

By: Chhun Sun - 0 15 hr ago

A 37-year-old Fountain martial arts teacher accused of sexually assaulting a 15-year-old student allegedly committed the acts while camping with the...

Fort Carson job fair will feature 60-plus employers
Fort Carson job fair will feature 60-plus employers

By: Rachel Riley - 0 17 hr ago

Fort Carson will host a job fair Friday, giving former and current military and their family members the chance to network with dozens of employers...

Douglas Bruce granted early prison release by parole board
Douglas Bruce granted early prison release by parole board

By: Billie Stanton Anleu - 0 17 hr ago

DELTA - A contrite and apologetic Douglas Bruce, the anti-tax activist imprisoned March 11 for probation violations, was granted parole effective on...

Koch brothers hold political donor retreat in Colorado Springs this weekend
Koch brothers hold political donor retreat in Colorado Springs this weekend

By: - 0 18 hr ago

The nation’s top conservative donors will gather this weekend in Colorado Springs as part of a political retreat hosted by Charles and David Koch...

Colorado House leader at DNC: Net worth doesn't define
Colorado House leader at DNC: Net worth doesn't define

By: - 0 18 hr ago

DENVER — Colorado's Democratic House majority leader is telling the Democratic National Convention that Americans don't define themselves by their...

U.S. Senate candidate Glenn says allegation of misdemeanor assault likely linked to his parents' 'violent' marriage
U.S. Senate candidate Glenn says allegation of misdemeanor assault likely linked to his parents' 'violent' marriage

By: Chhun Sun - 0 20 hr ago

Compelled to respond to a report alleging he struck his father in the face more than 32 years ago, U.S. Senate hopeful Darryl Glenn said he doesn't...

Fountain coach arrested on suspicion of sexual assault
Fountain coach arrested on suspicion of sexual assault

By: Chhun Sun - 0 20 hr ago

A 37-year-old martial arts coach in Fountain was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of sexually assaulting a 15-year-old girl, the El Paso County...

$500,000 in marijuana found in Pueblo bust
$500,000 in marijuana found in Pueblo bust

By: Rachel Riley - 0 20 hr ago

Authorities seized more than 140 marijuana plants worth half a million dollars from a residence in Pueblo when a complaint of a skunk smell lead them...

Friend's 'heart aches' after death of Colorado Springs woman
Friend's 'heart aches' after death of Colorado Springs woman

By: Rachel Riley - 0 21 hr ago

James Dodd traded in his standard athletic attire for an colorful costume Monday morning, arriving at CrossFit SoCo's workout of the day exactly...

Body found behind El Paso County Sheriff's Office
Body found behind El Paso County Sheriff's Office

By: - 0 21 hr ago

Authorities are investigating the death of a man whose body was found in the alley behind the El Paso County Sheriff's Office Thursday morning.

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Colorado Springs man arrested in hostage incident along Independence Pass near Aspen
Colorado Springs man arrested in hostage incident along Independence Pass near Aspen

By: Rachel Riley - 0 21 hr ago

A Colorado Springs man was arrested Wednesday after allegedly holding another man hostage while...

Denver Zoo debuts four lion cubs
Denver Zoo debuts four lion cubs

By: Rachel Riley - 0 Thu, Jul 28, 2016

Things are getting wild at the Denver Zoo.

Four African lion cubs that arrived at the zoo this month made their public debuts at the maternity...

Political analysts ask: Is Colorado still a battleground state or has it turned light blue?
Political analysts ask: Is Colorado still a battleground state or has it turned light blue?

By: Megan Schrader - 0 23 hr ago

Donald Trump has officially added Colorado to his post-nomination tour of battleground states.

Whether the Centennial State is the purple...

Gravel spill briefly slows I-25 traffic in Colorado Springs
Gravel spill briefly slows I-25 traffic in Colorado Springs

By: Rachel Riley - 0 Yesterday

Some commuters traveling north on Interstate 25 Thursday morning has a rocky start to their drive.

I-25 northbound was closed at S. Rockrimmon...

Worst of Thursday southern Colorado weather expected in the eastern plains
Worst of Thursday southern Colorado weather expected in the eastern plains

By: Chhun Sun - 0 Yesterday

Hail, gusty wind, heavy rain and lightning are in the forecast for the plains well east of Colorado Springs on Thursday, with little chance of rough...

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