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Lottery funds to pay for Falcon dog park, Colorado Springs park for kids with disabilities
Lottery funds to pay for Falcon dog park, Colorado Springs park for kids with disabilities

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 41 min ago

Colorado Springs' second playground for kids with disabilities and a new park for pooches are among the projects that will materialize in the Pikes...

Longtime head of Pueblo Chieftain Robert Rawlings has died
Longtime head of Pueblo Chieftain Robert Rawlings has died

By: Billie Stanton Anleu - 0 45 min ago

Robert Hoag Rawlings, who headed the Pueblo Chieftain for 70 years, died at his home Friday afternoon at age 92. Rawlings had a profound effect not...

Gaebler files complaint against election opponent over campaign literature
Gaebler files complaint against election opponent over campaign literature

By: Billie Stanton Anleu - 0 1 hr ago

Jill Gaebler filed a criminal complaint with District Attorney Dan May on Friday over campaign literature distributed by her opponent in the April 4...

Suspected drunken driver hits police car, causes significant damage
Suspected drunken driver hits police car, causes significant damage

By: - 0 1 hr ago

A man suspected of driving while intoxicated, then ramming into an officer's car, was taken into custody Friday night. Police say an officer was...

Rain expected to follow a sunny Saturday in Colorado Springs
Rain expected to follow a sunny Saturday in Colorado Springs

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 1 hr ago

After a dry, mostly sunny Saturday, expect several days of rain in Colorado Springs. The National Weather Service in Pueblo predicted highs of 57...

Colorado weighs strategy for guarding against pot crackdown
Colorado weighs strategy for guarding against pot crackdown

By: - 0 2 hr ago

DENVER — Colorado is considering an unusual strategy to protect its nascent marijuana industry from a potential federal crackdown, even at the expense...

Southern Colorado man gets 28 years for crashing into home, killing his 6-year-old niece
Southern Colorado man gets 28 years for crashing into home, killing his 6-year-old niece

By: - 0 2 hr ago

PUEBLO — A man who drove his truck into a Pueblo home, hitting and killing his 6-year-old niece, has been sentenced to 28 years in prison. The Pueblo...

Standoff with police in northeast Colorado Springs ends in man's death
Standoff with police in northeast Colorado Springs ends in man's death

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 4 hr ago

A man reportedly committed suicide after firing a gun in northeast Colorado Springs and barricading himself in a residence Friday night, police said.

Location, altitude determined whether overnight storm was blizzard or drizzle in El Paso County
Location, altitude determined whether overnight storm was blizzard or drizzle in El Paso County

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 4 hr ago

Some in the Pikes Peak region woke Friday to the predicted blizzard, their cars, decks and streets covered in a fresh blanket of snow, schools, offices...

Police: Disguise-wearing robber shot at, threatened to kill employees of Colorado Springs pharmacies he stole from
Police: Disguise-wearing robber shot at, threatened to kill employees of Colorado Springs pharmacies he stole from

By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 4 hr ago

Roughly 15,400 prescription pills were stolen and routed to the black market following a string of Colorado Springs pharmacy robberies stemming back to...

Iconic Air Force Academy cadet chapel to close for four years to fix leaking spires
Iconic Air Force Academy cadet chapel to close for four years to fix leaking spires

By: Tom Roeder - 0 4 hr ago

The Air Force Academy will close its Cadet Chapel in late 2018 for up to four years to repair leaks that have plagued Colorado's most iconic building...

Man shot in foot goes door to door in Colorado Springs neighborhood seeking help
Man shot in foot goes door to door in Colorado Springs neighborhood seeking help

By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 12 hr ago

Residents living in the 1100 block of East Moreno Avenue woke Friday morning to a man going door to door seeking help after being shot in the foot,...

Doug Lamborn: Health care bill's failure a 'setback,' not the end of effort to repeal Obamacare
Doug Lamborn: Health care bill's failure a 'setback,' not the end of effort to repeal Obamacare

By: Jakob Rodgers - 0 12 hr ago

Following the demise of the GOP health care bill, U.S. Rep. Doug Lamborn, R.-Colo., lamented the lost opportunity to repeal and replace the Affordable...

El Paso County clerk and recorder names new chief deputy
El Paso County clerk and recorder names new chief deputy

By: Rachel Riley - 0 13 hr ago

The El Paso County clerk and recorder has chosen a veteran employee to replace the outgoing chief deputy, who has taken a job with the Colorado...

Services restored to Colorado driver license offices after weather-related outage
Services restored to Colorado driver license offices after weather-related outage

By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 16 hr ago

State and county Colorado driver license offices are not currently able to issue licenses. An overnight power outage affected the state computer...

Storm brings welcome respite, but more moisture needed to ease fire danger
Storm brings welcome respite, but more moisture needed to ease fire danger

By: Rachel Riley - 0 17 hr ago

Friday's storms brought a much-needed dose of moisture to the Pikes Peak region, but it won't do much to lessen the fire danger unless more...

Vectrus wins Kuwait contract extension
Vectrus wins Kuwait contract extension

By: - 0 18 hr ago

The Army awarded a Vectrus Inc. subsidiary a one-year, $521.6 million extension to the company's Kuwait Base Operations and Security Support Services...

Arrest made in stabbing at park south of downtown Colorado Springs
Arrest made in stabbing at park south of downtown Colorado Springs

By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 19 hr ago

Colorado Springs police have arrested a man accused of stabbing a person in Dorchester Park Thursday. Saul Jones remains in jail, records show....

Most major roads reopen after storm blows through the Colorado Springs area
Most major roads reopen after storm blows through the Colorado Springs area

By: - 0 19 hr ago

Winter-like weather with snow and high wind moved into the Colorado Springs area early Friday morning, causing several road closures, school closures...

Prosecutor: Colorado man linked to bombs wanted to explode himself
Prosecutor: Colorado man linked to bombs wanted to explode himself

By: - 0 20 hr ago

DENVER — Prosecutors say a former Marine accused of leaving pipe bombs in the safe in his downtown Denver hotel room planned to strap the explosives to...

Red Cross opens emergency shelter as storm hits Colorado Springs
Red Cross opens emergency shelter as storm hits Colorado Springs

By: - 0 20 hr ago

The Red Cross of Southeastern Colorado has opened an emergency shelter for drivers stranded on U.S. Highway 24, according to a tweet from the...

Thousands without power in southeastern Colorado
Thousands without power in southeastern Colorado

By: Rachel Riley - 0 23 hr ago

Thousands of electric customers in the Pikes Peak Region and beyond were still in the dark late Friday morning due to outages caused by snow, rain and...

Wintry weather affects flight schedules at Colorado Springs, Denver airports
Wintry weather affects flight schedules at Colorado Springs, Denver airports

By: Rachel Riley - 0 Yesterday

Spring breakers, have no fear. The Colorado Springs and Denver airports have made it through the brunt of Friday’s wet, wintry weather, officials...

Committee moves 1,000-foot oil & gas buffer to school boundaries, not school entrance
Committee moves 1,000-foot oil & gas buffer to school boundaries, not school entrance

By: Joey Bunch - 0 Yesterday

Rep. Mike Foote showed the House Health, Insurance and Environment Committee a video simulation of how close drilling happens to school playgrounds and...

Snowfall totals for the Colorado Springs area and El Paso County
Snowfall totals for the Colorado Springs area and El Paso County

By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 Yesterday

Snow totals overnight are starting to roll in Friday morning. According to the Community Collaborative Rain, Hail and Snow Network and meteorologists...

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