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On what would have been his graduation day, Lewis-Palmer teen remembered for big stature, bigger heart

Mon, May 22, 2017 - 10:39 PM 0

Monday was supposed to be a celebration of Sam Laib's achievements. The 18-year-old was to graduate from Lewis-Palmer High School. He was to stand among...

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Food trucks might get a spot at the table in downtown Colorado Springs

Mon, May 22, 2017 - 8:08 PM 0

Downtown and Old Colorado City soon might open for business to food trucks - albeit only slightly. The City Council is considering whether to allow food...

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2 GOP lawmakers ask Trump to leave Colorado monument intact
2 GOP lawmakers ask Trump to leave Colorado monument intact

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DENVER — Two Republican members of Congress from Colorado are asking the Trump administration not to change the Canyons of the Ancients National...

Man with bladed gloves, clown makeup held in Denver stabbing
Man with bladed gloves, clown makeup held in Denver stabbing

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DENVER — A man wearing claw-like gloves and clown-style makeup is suspected of stabbing and killing another man in Denver. Police say 36-year-old...

Two men, 23 and 82, dead after head-on crash near Peyton
Two men, 23 and 82, dead after head-on crash near Peyton

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 1 hr ago

A head-on crash that killed two men closed U.S. 24 for hours Tuesday morning. Robert Hicock, 82, of Colorado Springs, died on the scene, said Trooper...

Step towards construction defect litigation reform taken with Colorado governor's signature
Step towards construction defect litigation reform taken with Colorado governor's signature

By: Peter Marcus - 0 2 hr ago

Gov. John Hickenlooper on Tuesday signed legislation marking the most significant progress on construction defect litigation reform since the debate...

Chickens, dogs and cats (oh my!): Animal officer's work to pick up during summer
Chickens, dogs and cats (oh my!): Animal officer's work to pick up during summer

By: Chhun Sun - 0 2 hr ago

Sara Tucker has chased chickens down Tejon Street, treated bruised and malnourished pets, rescued frightened dogs and cats and been chased by...

Communication during emergencies is focus of El Paso County work session
Communication during emergencies is focus of El Paso County work session

By: Rachel Riley - 0 2 hr ago

An El Paso County commissioner will propose a strategy Thursday to help citizens communicate during blizzards, wildfires, cyber attacks and other...

Body of man in his mid-30s found on Gold Camp Road in Colorado Springs
Body of man in his mid-30s found on Gold Camp Road in Colorado Springs

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 2 hr ago

A man found dead on Gold Camp Road appears to have suffered from a medical issue and fallen off his bike, said police Lt. Robert Weber. The body was...

Ongoing procedures cast doubt on Manitou Incline closure
Ongoing procedures cast doubt on Manitou Incline closure

By: Seth Boster - 0 2 hr ago

The Manitou Incline might not close this summer as anticipated. The process to finalize federal funding to cover the cost of planned construction is...

Three arrested in stabbing, robbery east of downtown Colorado Springs
Three arrested in stabbing, robbery east of downtown Colorado Springs

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 2 hr ago

Three people have been arrested in a Sunday morning robbery and stabbing, Colorado Springs police said. About 1 a.m. Sunday, a stabbing victim at...

Your 2017 Air Force Academy graduation survival guide
Your 2017 Air Force Academy graduation survival guide

By: Tom Roeder - 0 3 hr ago

Nearly 1,000 cadets will graduate from the Air Force Academy in a Wednesday ceremony that features a speech from America's top general and a...

Penrose-St. Francis' proposed Fillmore hill campus clears hurdles
Penrose-St. Francis' proposed Fillmore hill campus clears hurdles

By: Jakob Rodgers - 0 3 hr ago

Penrose-St. Francis Health Services cleared more regulatory hurdles Tuesday in its quest to build a massive campus atop Fillmore hill. The hospital...

Man facing upgraded charges in Colorado Springs crash after victim dies
Man facing upgraded charges in Colorado Springs crash after victim dies

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 3 hr ago

Ricardo Trevizo, 26, was cited with careless driving involving death in a crash that killed Manuel Peak, 86, Colorado Springs police said Tuesday....

El Paso County jail care provider under fire
El Paso County jail care provider under fire

By: Lance Benzel - 0 3 hr ago

The El Paso County Sheriff's Office is re-evaluating a nearly two-decade relationship with its controversial jail health care provider, potentially...

Authorities seek man who hurled table at woman in Colorado Springs brewery
Authorities seek man who hurled table at woman in Colorado Springs brewery

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 3 hr ago

Authorities are searching for a man who threw a table at a woman at Pikes Peak Brewing Co., then hit her in the face and drove away with her cell...

El Paso County public defender says 11-year-old who stabbed classmate was bullied
El Paso County public defender says 11-year-old who stabbed classmate was bullied

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 4 hr ago

An 11-year-old boy accused of stabbing a classmate in the chest with a pencil in the hallway at Carmel Middle School last October had been bullied by...

Colorado Springs Police: Detective at fault in crash
Colorado Springs Police: Detective at fault in crash

By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 4 hr ago

A Colorado Springs police detective is at fault for a crash with another vehicle Monday night, the department reported. The detective from the...

Colorado Springs house fire displaces two people, their dog
Colorado Springs house fire displaces two people, their dog

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 4 hr ago

Two people and their dog were forced to move into a hotel after an accidental fire Monday morning caused $295,439 in damage to their home, the Colorado...

Trump budget would boost Colorado Springs defense programs
Trump budget would boost Colorado Springs defense programs

By: Tom Roeder - 0 4 hr ago

The Pentagon on Tuesday released details on the Trump administration's proposed $54 billion hike in defense spending, including proposals that boost...

8 DEA search warrants part of drug-trafficking investigation in Colorado Springs, El Paso County
8 DEA search warrants part of drug-trafficking investigation in Colorado Springs, El Paso County

By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 4 hr ago

Eight federal search warrants executed Tuesday in Colorado Springs and other parts of El Paso County are part of an ongoing investigation of a criminal...

Warm and sunny weather in Colorado Springs' forecast, but storms might return in time for Memorial Day weekend
Warm and sunny weather in Colorado Springs' forecast, but storms might return in time for Memorial Day weekend

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 4 hr ago

Temperatures are expected to increase throughout the week in Colorado Springs, but showers and thunderstorms might return by the end of the week,...

Recent hailstorm will be most expensive in Colorado history
Recent hailstorm will be most expensive in Colorado history

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DENVER — A storm that dropped a blanket of hail across Colorado earlier this month is on pace to be the most expensive in state history. That's...

Police: Trio assaults Colorado Springs resident, business employee in same night
Police: Trio assaults Colorado Springs resident, business employee in same night

By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 6 hr ago

Colorado Springs police are investigating two assaults that happened back-to-back at a home and then a business Monday night. Police were called to...

Not going to be in Falcon Stadium Wednesday? You can still see the Thunderbirds
Not going to be in Falcon Stadium Wednesday? You can still see the Thunderbirds

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While stopping alongside I-25 is strictly forbidden during Wednesday’s Thunderbirds performance, there are plenty of options to see the show. The...

Arapahoe Basin extends ski season because of 'outstanding' conditions
Arapahoe Basin extends ski season because of 'outstanding' conditions

By: Seth Boster - 0 6 hr ago

Mid-May snow dumps have afforded Colorado skiers and riders a bonus weekend on the slopes - and they might get another. Arapahoe Basin, the last ski...

Sixteen years after Colorado Springs nurse's death, investigation stirs anew
Sixteen years after Colorado Springs nurse's death, investigation stirs anew

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More than 16 years after Jill Wells was killed on a remote ranch in Lincoln County, a central finding - that her 6-year-old son accidentally shot her -...

Fountain neighborhood most recent target of vehicle break-ins
Fountain neighborhood most recent target of vehicle break-ins

By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 7 hr ago

Residents in a Fountain neighborhood became the latest victims of a rash of vehicle break-ins in El Paso County. Unlocked vehicles made easy targets...

Western-themed convenience store chain preparing to ride into Colorado Springs
Western-themed convenience store chain preparing to ride into Colorado Springs

By: Rich Laden - 0 8 hr ago

Maverik, a Utah-based convenience store chain, will open its first two Colorado Springs-area stores in the fall as it moves ahead with plans to expand...

Shooting at Pueblo motel reportedly gang-, drug-related
Shooting at Pueblo motel reportedly gang-, drug-related

By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 10 hr ago

A 42-year-old man is recovering Tuesday after being wounded in a "gang-related" shooting during a suspected drug deal gone bad, Pueblo police said....

Pricey flights on historic B-17 offered this weekend in Colorado Springs
Pricey flights on historic B-17 offered this weekend in Colorado Springs

By: Chhun Sun - 0 11 hr ago

Pilot Ray Fowler calls it the "ultimate history lesson." Fowler will take passengers on his restored World War II B-17 this weekend for short flights...

Colorado Springs man tells police he shot mother's boyfriend, who interrupted his TV program
Colorado Springs man tells police he shot mother's boyfriend, who interrupted his TV program

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 11 hr ago

Grant August Motsinger called police Saturday night and said he had shot his mother's boyfriend because he felt threatened, arrest documents show....

Man found dead in Colorado river
Man found dead in Colorado river

By: - 0 12 hr ago

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Police have found a man dead in the Yampa River in downtown Steamboat Springs. The Steamboat Pilot & Today reports...

Rocks spilled on I-25 causing traffic delays in Colorado Springs
Rocks spilled on I-25 causing traffic delays in Colorado Springs

By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 13 hr ago

A truck that lost it's load Tuesday morning and spilled rocks across Interstate 25 is causing traffic delays. The spill happened just after 7 a.m....

Two shot in Castle Rock
Two shot in Castle Rock

By: - 0 13 hr ago

Two people are in the hospital after a shooting in Castle Rock Monday night. Officers responded to Ash Avenue on the southeast end of town around 9...

Denver settles gunman case for $122,500

By: - 0 14 hr ago

DENVER — A man who says he was falsely accused by Denver police of conspiring to hire a gunman to kill his ex-girlfriend will receive part of a...

Pipeline planned at big Colorado well site, not noisy trucks
Pipeline planned at big Colorado well site, not noisy trucks

By: - 0 23 hr ago

DENVER — An energy company will build a pipeline to transport crude oil from a huge well complex inside a Colorado city before production starts,...

Colorado advances measures to step up battle against opioid addiction
Colorado advances measures to step up battle against opioid addiction

By: Joey Bunch - 0 23 hr ago

The legislative pushback on opioid abuse in Colorado got lost in the shuffle of winners and losers at the end of the session. Lawmakers and the...

Aspen Mountain will open for skiing Memorial Day Weekend
Aspen Mountain will open for skiing Memorial Day Weekend

By: - 0 23 hr ago

Don't put those boards away just yet. Aspen Mountain will reopen for skiing and snowboarding Memorial Day Weekend. About 130 acres of terrain at the...

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Fourth annual St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway

Thu, May 11, 2017 - 7:53 AM 0

The St. Jude Dream Home® Giveaway has returned to Colorado Springs for the fourth consecutive year, giving locals a prime opportunity to get...

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Mike's Camera brings annual Tent Sale to Colorado Springs

Tue, May 2, 2017 - 11:51 AM

Mike Dobson and Debra Phillips, managers at Mike's Camera, anticipate a busy weekend during their first Tent Sale event at Mike's Camera in...

Brand new luxury home-sites and a 16-acre park coming soon to Cordera

Fri, Apr 28, 2017 - 4:36 PM 0

Step back in time to a slower pace … to a carefree childhood … and bring your fond memories of running through sprinklers and playing...

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