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Hail wipes out 27 Colorado Springs police cars

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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 people....

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

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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 the...

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Boulder County companies working on small housing solutions
Boulder County companies working on small housing solutions

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BOULDER — A $50,000 home in Boulder County is difficult to imagine.

But that's the goal for two local companies pitching alternative solutions...

Colorado girl rescued from hot car after doors lock automatically
Colorado girl rescued from hot car after doors lock automatically

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AURORA — The Aurora Fire Department says a little girl is safe after they broke the window of a locked car to rescue her.

Authorities say the...

Hit-and-run driver rams pedestrians in Denver

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Three people were hospitalized after a hit-and-run driver struck four pedestrians early Friday morning in Denver, police say.

One of the three...

Crash causes closure of Academy Blvd., power outage
Crash causes closure of Academy Blvd., power outage

By: Doug Fitzgerald - 0 3 hr ago

All lanes of Academy Blvd. between Maizeland and Village 7 are closed because of a downed power line in the roadway, according to Colorado Springs...

Driver accused of hitting, killing 8-year-old girl in Longmont turns himself in
Driver accused of hitting, killing 8-year-old girl in Longmont turns himself in

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A driver accused of hitting and killing an 8-year-old girl who was riding her bicycle in Longmont has been arrested.

The Longmont Times-Call...

Biggest, highest, most ... 18 interesting facts about Colorado
Biggest, highest, most ... 18 interesting facts about Colorado

By: Doug Fitzgerald - 0 4 hr ago

In honor of Colorado's 140th birthday (Aug. 1, 1876), here are some fun facts about the Centennial State.

Click here for the list

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18-year-old gets 10 years for killing fellow teen in Colorado
18-year-old gets 10 years for killing fellow teen in Colorado

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DENVER — An 18-year-old convicted of shooting a fellow teenager to death outside an apartment in Aurora has been sentenced to 10 years in...

Trump takes on negative ads, foreign trade in Colorado Springs campaign speech
Trump takes on negative ads, foreign trade in Colorado Springs campaign speech

By: Megan Schrader - 0 14 hr ago

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump tackled negative ads head-on Friday in Colorado Springs, saying he would never mock a person's...

DA: Denver officers justified in shooting man with BB gun
DA: Denver officers justified in shooting man with BB gun

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DENVER — Prosecutors say police were justified when they shot a man who pointed a gun at officers from the balcony of a downtown Denver...

Hundreds turn out for 'peaceful' protest of Donald Trump's event in Colorado Springs
Hundreds turn out for 'peaceful' protest of Donald Trump's event in Colorado Springs

By: Jakob Rodgers - 0 15 hr ago

Chanting "Elevate above the hate" and "Love trumps hate," hundreds of protesters on Friday derided Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, his...

Donald Trump criticizes Colorado Springs fire marshal for keeping supporters out of rally
Donald Trump criticizes Colorado Springs fire marshal for keeping supporters out of rally

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Thousands of people lined up for hours Friday to see Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, and many went home disappointed after the campaign...

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

By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 16 hr ago

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

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

Islamic State fight shows progress overseas but concerns rise at home
Islamic State fight shows progress overseas but concerns rise at home

By: Tom Roeder - 0 17 hr ago

ASPEN – America is making progress overseas against Islamic State terrorists, but success at home lags as police and intelligence experts struggle to...

Some non-Trump supporters attend Colorado Springs rally
Some non-Trump supporters attend Colorado Springs rally

By: Matt Steiner - 0 17 hr ago

A young man stood in line Friday to get into Donald Trump's Colorado Springs campaign event on conflicted between laying low and announcing his true...

Latest resignation leaves 2 positions vacant Colorado Springs D-11 board
Latest resignation leaves 2 positions vacant Colorado Springs D-11 board

By: Rachel Riley - 0 18 hr ago

A Colorado Springs School District 11 official filed resignation paperwork Friday, becoming the second member of the district's board of education to...

Colorado Springs food bank concludes water distribution in Security-Widefield
Colorado Springs food bank concludes water distribution in Security-Widefield

By: Rachel Riley - 0 19 hr ago

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

Woodland Park police audit finds issues with adherence to body camera policy
Woodland Park police audit finds issues with adherence to body camera policy

By: Rachel Riley - 0 19 hr ago

An internal audit by Woodland Park police officials found some officers were not using body cameras in accordance with the department's policy.

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Officials work to assess watershed conditions in wake of Hayden Pass fire
Officials work to assess watershed conditions in wake of Hayden Pass fire

By: Rachel Riley - 0 19 hr ago

As the Hayden Pass fire dies down, officials' concerns have shifted from battling the blaze to addressing the impacts it could have on the...

Colorado Day is Monday - you can visit these state parks for free
Colorado Day is Monday - you can visit these state parks for free

By: Seth Boster - 0 22 hr ago

As Colorado celebrates its 140th birthday Monday, entrance to all its 42 state parks will be free.

Colorado Day is Aug. 1, marking the date in...

Thunderstorm watch issued Friday for El Paso County
Thunderstorm watch issued Friday for El Paso County

By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 22 hr ago

On the heels of a hail-producing storm that left much of El Paso County battered overnight Friday, the National Weather Service in Pueblo is warning...

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

By: Tom Roeder - 0 Yesterday

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

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 Yesterday

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

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

By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 Yesterday

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...

Buffalo Soldiers honored with highway naming, Colorado Springs monument
Buffalo Soldiers honored with highway naming, Colorado Springs monument

By: Chhun Sun - 0 Yesterday

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

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 Yesterday

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

A motion...

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

By: Megan Schrader - 0 Yesterday

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

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

By: Chhun Sun - 0 Yesterday

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 Yesterday

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 Thu, Jul 28, 2016

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...

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