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Tuesday homicide victim was homeless and camped outside apartment building, residents say

Thu, Dec 8, 2016 - 11:30 AM

Residents living at Marquette Heights Apartments in Security say the man shot and killed there Tuesday night was harmless, homeless and sleeping in the...

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Proponents of successful medical aid-in-dying initiative push ahead with implementation

Thu, Dec 8, 2016 - 1:05 PM 0

With the expensive fight to grant terminally ill patients access to life-ending medication in the rearview mirror, proponents are focused on implementation....

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Tall order ahead: saving world's giraffe population
Tall order ahead: saving world's giraffe population

By: Rachel Riley - 0 3 hr ago

Bad news came Wednesday for the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo's 16 long-necked residents - and their most ardent fans. Giraffes now face the threat of...

Colorado Springs-area man part of lawsuit against Red Rocks Amphitheatre
Colorado Springs-area man part of lawsuit against Red Rocks Amphitheatre

By: Matt Steiner - 0 3 hr ago

Jim Vacik didn't realize the 90-minute storm delay of a rock concert at Red Rocks Amphitheater would put him in the middle of a crusade for equal...

The Gazette's guide to the Colorado Springs area's top holiday light displays
The Gazette's guide to the Colorado Springs area's top holiday light displays

By: Stephanie Earls - 0 3 hr ago

You might not be able to see Colorado Springs from space this holiday season, but the Pikes Peak region is alive and illuminated. And light-peepers can...

Teen arrested Thursday night on suspicion of Fountain murder attempt
Teen arrested Thursday night on suspicion of Fountain murder attempt

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 3 hr ago

Authorities arrested a teenage boy Thursday night in connection with a mid-November murder attempt in Fountain. On Nov. 19, officers responded to the...

Lewis-Palmer Middle School creates new program to explore virtues of empathy
Lewis-Palmer Middle School creates new program to explore virtues of empathy

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 3 hr ago

A group of counselors and teachers at Lewis-Palmer Middle School in Monument has come up with a new approach that they think really works to help...

Saturday Fort Carson holiday concert is open to the public
Saturday Fort Carson holiday concert is open to the public

By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 3 hr ago

Fort Carson's 4th Infantry Division Band will host its annual free holiday concert Saturday. The band includes a jazz combo, a rock band, a woodwind...

El Paso County jury to continue deliberation in attempted-murder trial
El Paso County jury to continue deliberation in attempted-murder trial

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A jury is deliberating in the case of a Colorado Springs man accused of trying to kill an El Paso County sheriff's deputy during a vicious attack at...

It's cold outside; how about a free milkshake?
It's cold outside; how about a free milkshake?

By: Teresa Farney - 0 3 hr ago

Who doesn't like free food - especially when it's a milkshake? On Friday, the Colorado-based Larkburger chain will celebrate its 10th anniversary by...

Questions remain in Pueblo woman's death
Questions remain in Pueblo woman's death

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 3 hr ago

There was no foul play in the death of Deborah Ann Garcia, 44, a Pueblo resident who was found near the Pueblo Motorsports Park, police said....

Air Force Academy class develops software to solve cyber issues
Air Force Academy class develops software to solve cyber issues

By: Wayne Heilman - 0 3 hr ago

A class of Air Force Academy cadets have came up with a novel solution to keep track of and solve cyber issues for Air Force Space Command - mobile and...

Warmer, sunnier days are in Colorado Springs' future
Warmer, sunnier days are in Colorado Springs' future

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 4 hr ago

Warmer, sunnier days are in Colorado Springs' future. Friday's expected high - 44 degrees - is more than three times Thursday's observed high, which...

Colorado Springs mourns the passing of Friendship 7 space pioneer John Glenn
Colorado Springs mourns the passing of Friendship 7 space pioneer John Glenn

By: Tom Roeder - 0 7 hr ago

America's first man in orbit was remembered in Colorado Springs on Thursday as the inspiration that helped the Pikes Peak region become one of the...

Colorado Springs YMCA run will benefit teen programs
Colorado Springs YMCA run will benefit teen programs

By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 10 hr ago

The YMCA's 8th annual Jingle Bell 5K and Kids Fun Run is at 9:30 a.m. Saturday in the Fountain Creek Regional Park. There will be music along the...

Colorado Springs Social Security office moving Monday

By: Matt Steiner - 0 12 hr ago

Social Security services in Colorado Springs will have a new locale starting Monday. The Social Security Administration announced this week that it's...

Malfunctioning heater sends Colorado Springs middle school students home early
Malfunctioning heater sends Colorado Springs middle school students home early

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 13 hr ago

A malfunction of the heating system at Holmes Middle School led Principal Rob Utter to release students early. Bus students will be dismissed at 1:15...

Jurors see El Paso County jail video showing bloody attack on deputy
Jurors see El Paso County jail video showing bloody attack on deputy

By: Lance Benzel - 0 13 hr ago

Marcus Allen Smith burst out of his cell and cold-cocked Deputy Harry LeMonte in the back of the head. "I turned my head just in time to see Mr....

Pair sought in connection to car break-in
Pair sought in connection to car break-in

By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 Thu, Dec 8, 2016

The El Paso County Sheriff's Office is seeking help in identifying two people who deputies believe broke into a car, stole credit cards and racked up...

Must See Must Do: Electric Safari, Charlie Brown among 9 great ways to celebrate the weekend around Colorado Springs
Must See Must Do: Electric Safari, Charlie Brown among 9 great ways to celebrate the weekend around Colorado Springs

By: Linda Navarro - 0 14 hr ago

Here are some of our favorite happenings in the Colorado Springs area, the Fron t Range and beyond this weekend.

Colorado environmentalists grow heated over Trump's pick to lead EPA

By: Joey Bunch - 0 14 hr ago

The environmental left in Colorado exhibited global warming Wednesday after President-elect Donald Trump said he would nominate Oklahoma Attorney...

Police continue search for triple-homicide suspect
Police continue search for triple-homicide suspect

By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 Thu, Dec 8, 2016

Entering the 12th day of searching, Colorado Springs police put out another plea Thursday for information on the location of accused triple-homicide...

Drug ring allegedly peddled from bars and food trucks in metro Denver
Drug ring allegedly peddled from bars and food trucks in metro Denver

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Ten alleged drug ring members suspected of selling cocaine and methamphetamine in bars, from food trucks and on the streets of Denver and Aurora, have...

126 Colorado Springs-area holiday events
126 Colorado Springs-area holiday events

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An updated list of events being held during the holiday season around the Pikes Peak region.

Colorado plans crackdown on home marijuana growers
Colorado plans crackdown on home marijuana growers

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DENVER — Hoping to preserve its marijuana law under the next president, Colorado is planning a slate of legislation designed to crack down on pot that...

Discovery Canyon Campus earned main stage status with 'Addams Family' at Colorado State Thespian Conference
Discovery Canyon Campus earned main stage status with 'Addams Family' at Colorado State Thespian Conference

By: Jen Mulson - 0 Thu, Dec 8, 2016

They're creepy and they're kooky and apparently lucky charms. Gomez, Morticia and Uncle Fester Addams gave one Colorado Springs school a chance to...

Bitter cold prompts closures in Colorado Springs; relief coming this weekend
Bitter cold prompts closures in Colorado Springs; relief coming this weekend

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 15 hr ago

Snowy weather has moved out of Colorado Springs, but the chill stuck around. The area saw anywhere from a light dusting to 3 or 4 inches of...

Colorado student fined to vandalizing Native American ruins

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DURANGO — A Fort Lewis College student has been fined $250 for defacing ancient Native American ruins while on a trip to Utah. The Durango Herald...

Extreme cold frosts even Moscow Ballet headed to Colorado

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CASPER, Wyo. — It got so cold in Wyoming, even the Moscow Ballet couldn't move. The traveling ballet group famous for performing "The Nutcracker"...

Colorado State Patrol apologizes for speeding convoy

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The Colorado State Patrol is apologizing after a convoy delivering a flag to the funeral of a trooper hit and killed by a driver reached speeds around...

Court: Porn offender must liquidate retirement account

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A man serving a 260-year sentence in a Kansas child pornography case must liquidate the union retirement account he hid from the...

How you can get a fresh Colorado Christmas tree for $10
How you can get a fresh Colorado Christmas tree for $10

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Planning on cutting down your Christmas tree in the forest? Tree-cutting permits for the Pike National Forest's Pikes Peak District became...

Dining Review: A tempting menu, great service at Till Kitchen in Colorado Springs
Dining Review: A tempting menu, great service at Till Kitchen in Colorado Springs

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Till Kitchen's single-page menu speaks volumes in its brevity, and trying to decide among the fewer than two dozen choices was difficult because...

Colorado Springs-area weather delays for Thursday
Colorado Springs-area weather delays for Thursday

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Weather delays are in effect Thursday morning for the following: School Districts Calhan RJ1 - 2 Hour Delay - no morning preschool or AVP. ...

Colorado Springs' Jim Downing revels in Pearl Harbor remembrance event
Colorado Springs' Jim Downing revels in Pearl Harbor remembrance event

By: Tom Roeder - 0 20 hr ago

Colorado Springs Pearl Harbor survivor Jim Downing was greeted like a rock star Wednesday in Honolulu, where he was at the center of celebrations...

State suspends license of Colorado Springs real estate broker
State suspends license of Colorado Springs real estate broker

By: Wayne Heilman - 0 20 hr ago

The Colorado Real Estate Commission has suspended the license of Colorado Springs real estate broker Holly Dalton, after finding evidence of alleged...

Colorado Springs Grinch thief back in custody after probation violations
Colorado Springs Grinch thief back in custody after probation violations

By: Lance Benzel - 0 20 hr ago

Hide your Grinches and lock up your inflatable candy canes. He's back. A Colorado Springs man who seized headlines two years ago after stealing...

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