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Suspect in double Colorado killing was an Air Force officer
Suspect in double Colorado killing was an Air Force officer

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FORT COLLINS — Police say a man believed to have killed two people and wounded a third near a Colorado university socialized with the victims before...

Colorado Springs death penalty case spurs $50,000 in courtroom upgrades
Colorado Springs death penalty case spurs $50,000 in courtroom upgrades

By: Lance Benzel - 0 1 hr ago

El Paso County court administrators are weighing up to $50,000 in courtroom audio-visual upgrades in preparation for the county's first death penalty...

Car thefts spike while drug/ alcohol offenses plummet, Colorado Springs juvenile arrest data shows
Car thefts spike while drug/ alcohol offenses plummet, Colorado Springs juvenile arrest data shows

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 1 hr ago

Teens were arrested in a series of violent crimes in recent weeks, including shootings near two Colorado Springs high schools, but juvenile crime has...

I-25 bridge dedicated in honor of Springs Pearl Harbor veteran Jim Downing
I-25 bridge dedicated in honor of Springs Pearl Harbor veteran Jim Downing

By: Rachel Riley - 0 1 hr ago

A Colorado Springs thoroughfare that for months was a jumble of traffic drums and restricted lanes will now pay tribute to a beloved local Pearl Harbor...

Man arrested, victim rescued in Colorado Springs kidnapping
Man arrested, victim rescued in Colorado Springs kidnapping

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 1 hr ago

A man was arrested Friday afternoon in a neighborhood near Palmer Park on suspicion of kidnapping another man, Colorado Springs police said. Officers...

Michael Shafai, influential Colorado Springs runner, dies at 47
Michael Shafai, influential Colorado Springs runner, dies at 47

By: Seth Boster - 0 1 hr ago

Through Thursday morning's darkness, the white light of more than 70 headlamps glowed through the meadow of a Colorado Springs park - runners who were...

Judges cite prosecutor's appeal to racial prejudice in overturning attempted rape conviction
Judges cite prosecutor's appeal to racial prejudice in overturning attempted rape conviction

By: Lance Benzel - 0 1 hr ago

An El Paso County prosecutor "appealed to racial prejudice" in sending a 41-year-old man to prison for sex crimes in 2014, the Colorado Court of...

EPA crews working on Gold King cleanup find contamination 100 times higher than danger thresholds for wildlife
EPA crews working on Gold King cleanup find contamination 100 times higher than danger thresholds for wildlife

By: - 0 1 hr ago

SILVERTON – A little toxic-lead pollution in Colorado’s mountains lasts long after jobs go away. Environmental Protection Agency crews conducting...

State OKs $250 million for widening I-25 if federal grant comes through
State OKs $250 million for widening I-25 if federal grant comes through

By: Rachel Riley - 0 9 hr ago

The state will kick in about 70 percent of the $350 million needed to widen Interstate 25 from Monument to Castle Rock if the project succeeds in...

Grass fire at Fort Carson not threatening any buildings
Grass fire at Fort Carson not threatening any buildings

By: Liz Forster - 0 10 hr ago

The Fort Carson Fire Department is assessing a small grass fire in its training area. The fire is not threatening any housing or other buildings.

Friday's traffic: Detour on southbound I-25 south of Pueblo
Friday's traffic: Detour on southbound I-25 south of Pueblo

By: Liz Forster - 0 10 hr ago

7:05 a.m. A crash at South Circle Drive and Janitell Road is blocking traffic, Gazette news partner KKTV tweeted. Unknown injuries.

Teenager found in park after hours, charges SUV at deputies
Teenager found in park after hours, charges SUV at deputies

By: - 0 11 hr ago

Officers from multiple law enforcement agencies have been in the Fox Run Park area for hours overnight. Patrol cars from the El Paso County Sheriff's...

Friday could break temperature record; rapid cooldown coming for weekend
Friday could break temperature record; rapid cooldown coming for weekend

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 13 hr ago

Friday's heat might break records before plummeting by 25 degrees Saturday. The National Weather Service in Pueblo predicted highs of 79 degrees...

Memorial plans set for influential Colorado Springs runner Michael Shafai
Memorial plans set for influential Colorado Springs runner Michael Shafai

By: Seth Boster - 0 14 hr ago

A memorial has been planned for Michael Shafai, the influential Colorado Springs runner who died unexpectedly this week at age 47. Friends have...

Brother accused of fatally stabbing young siblings in Colorado Springs: 'It's like it wasn't me'
Brother accused of fatally stabbing young siblings in Colorado Springs: 'It's like it wasn't me'

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 14 hr ago

A 19-year-old Colorado Springs man accused of fatally stabbing his two young siblings and wounding his father claims responsibility but said he doesn't...

Notorious Colorado serial killer charged in new murder and escape attempt
Notorious Colorado serial killer charged in new murder and escape attempt

By: - 0 14 hr ago

Serial killer Scott Kimball has been arrested for investigation of solicitation to commit first-degree murder and attempted escape. An arrest warrant...

Three gang suspects bound over for trial in killings of two Coronado students
Three gang suspects bound over for trial in killings of two Coronado students

By: Lance Benzel - 14 hr ago

Three of the five suspected gang members and associates accused of having a role in the executions of two Coronado High School students earlier this...

Wounded veteran given a free home in north Colorado Springs
Wounded veteran given a free home in north Colorado Springs

By: - 0 14 hr ago

At the door of his new, mortgage-free home in Colorado Springs with views of Pikes Peak, retired Army Staff Sgt. Matthew Lawson was overwhelmed....

Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Saturday, Oct. 21
Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Saturday, Oct. 21

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 14 hr ago

Here's a look at what's going on Saturday in the Colorado Springs area:

Precautionary lockdown lifted at Colorado Springs charter school
Precautionary lockdown lifted at Colorado Springs charter school

By: Liz Forster - 0 15 hr ago

Globe Charter School near Maizeland and Chelton in eastern Colorado Springs is on precautionary lockdown due to police activity, Gazette news...

'Underwear bomber' sues federal government, including Jeff Sessions, over treatment at Colorado Supermax
'Underwear bomber' sues federal government, including Jeff Sessions, over treatment at Colorado Supermax

By: - 0 16 hr ago

The infamous “underwear bomber,” serving a life sentence in the Supermax federal prison in Florence, is suing the federal government. Umar Farouk...

Prosecutor resigns after DA clashes again with Colorado Springs police over traffic charges
Prosecutor resigns after DA clashes again with Colorado Springs police over traffic charges

By: Lance Benzel - 0 16 hr ago

An El Paso County prosecutor has resigned after a complaint that he made a threatening phone call to a Colorado Springs police detective who disagreed...

Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Friday, Oct. 20
Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Friday, Oct. 20

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 16 hr ago

Here's a look at what's going on Friday in the Colorado Springs area:

A Colorado Cub Scout pressed a lawmaker about gun control. Then his den kicked him out, his mother said.
A Colorado Cub Scout pressed a lawmaker about gun control. Then his den kicked him out, his mother said.

By: - 0 17 hr ago

When Ames Mayfield's Cub Scout den met with a Colorado state senator last week, the 11-year-old came prepared with a long list of typed-up questions....

Air Force Academy's commandant on tough training: 'the enemy is not forgiving'
Air Force Academy's commandant on tough training: 'the enemy is not forgiving'

By: Tom Roeder - 0 17 hr ago

The new commandant of the Air Force Academy said she puts people first. But don't mistake Brig. Gen. Kristin Goodwin's compassion for hand-holding....

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