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  • Woman's body discovered by hikers in open space believed to be missing mom

    Hikers discovered a body Saturday morning in the area where searchers had been looking since Wednesday night for the missing mother of an Air Force Academy cadet who died in early April. Colorado Springs police have not provided the gender of the body or other details. The El Paso County Coroner's Office arrived at the entrance to the...

  • Man arrested in stabbing at Colorado Springs apartment complex

    A stabbing victim was rushed to surgery Saturday afternoon after someone he knew stabbed him in the abdomen at an apartment complex in east Colorado Springs, according to the Colorado Springs Police Department. Police arrested Hubson Herman, 22, at the scene in the 300 block of N Murray Blvd. and he is accused of first-degree assault. The...

  • Second debate for mayoral runoff candidates in Colorado Springs announced

    A mayoral runoff debate between Mary Lou Makepeace and John Suthers will be conducted by El Pomar Foundation's Forum for Civic Advancement and KOAA TV-5. The event, moderated by KOAA anchor Rob Quirk, will be from 6 to 7 p.m. May 5 at Penrose House Garden Pavilion, 1661 Mesa Ave., and will be live broadcast by KOAA from 6:15 to 7 p.m. The...

  • Hundreds turn out for Earth Day events at Garden of the Gods

    A couple thousand people celebrated Earth Day at Garden of the Gods Saturday planting seeds, touring the park and getting up close and personal with birds of prey and zoo animals. Jayden Pagano, 8, said the day for him was about "celebrating the earth." He and his 5-year-old sister had just finished planting marigold seeds in a small seed...

  • Fountain on accident alert due to snow in the area

    Fountain Police put the city on accident alert just before 5 p.m. Saturday due to snow. The National Weather Service in Pueblo said it has been raining on and off all day along the Interstate 25 corridor and cold temperatures could have led to hail or snow in the area. Police ask that those involved in crashes with no injuries or suspected...

  • Thousands to begin 4/20 pot celebrations in Colorado

    DENVER — Thousands of tourists and marijuana activists are getting an early start celebrating the unofficial stoner holiday of 4/20. Concerts, rallies and festivals are planned through the weekend. Among the biggest is a public festival and concert in downtown Denver's Civic Center Park. And just north of downtown this weekend is the High...

  • Private marijuana clubs in Colorado Springs largely unregulated

    Despite the city's ban on sales, you really can get recreational marijuana in Colorado Springs. You just need to join the right club. Private cannabis clubs got their start in Colorado Springs, which banned recreational marijuana sales after Amendment 64 legalized them in 2012. Denver doesn't have such clubs; it has recreational pot stores...

  • Construction still underway amid Denver VA hospital storm

    AURORA — Plumbers, electricians and drywall installers are still at work on the budget-busting Denver veterans hospital, even as the Veterans Affairs Department tries to coax another $830 million from an angry Congress to finish the project, officials said Saturday. About 650 construction workers and 180 managers are busy at the site in...

  • List: Celebrate Earth Day at Garden of the Gods

    9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Garden of the Gods Visitor and Nature Center, 1805 N. 30th St., and Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site, 3105 Gateway Road, free; 634-6666, gardenofgods.com; 578-6777, rockledgeranch.com Something else: A shuttle bus will run through the day from Rock Ledge Ranch Park Historic Site to the Garden of the Gods Visitor and...

  • Fort Carson soldiers arrested, accused of stealing military equipment to sell on Ebay

    Two Fort Carson soldiers and a third who was discharged last year have been arrested and accused of stealing military equipment that a fourth man, a civilian, allegedly sold on eBay. A criminal complaint alleging three of the men stole Fort Carson property including two iRobots worth a combined $374,000 and dozens of pieces of body armor and...

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