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March in Colorado Springs draws thousands

Sat, Jan 21, 2017 - 8:18 PM 0

Thousands of people flooded the streets of downtown Denver Saturday morning in a symbolic action against hatred and prejudice, and marchers in Colorado...

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Colorado jail deaths doubled from 2011 to June of 2015

Sat, Jan 21, 2017 - 7:08 PM 0

DENVER — The number of people who died in Colorado's jails more than doubled in four years, following a national trend of a rising death toll among inmates...

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UCCS now a haven for vets
UCCS now a haven for vets

By: Tom Roeder - 0 6 hr ago

Troops and veterans can get personalized help and a free cup of coffee at the new McCord-Herbst Student Veterans Center at the University of Colorado...

Advocacy group stopping in Colorado Springs on statewide tour gauging LGBTQ needs
Advocacy group stopping in Colorado Springs on statewide tour gauging LGBTQ needs

By: Rachel Riley - 0 6 hr ago

A Colorado organization that advocates for the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer individuals will be stopping locally as part of...

Woman, 23, accused of attempted murder in east Colorado Springs shooting
Woman, 23, accused of attempted murder in east Colorado Springs shooting

By: Rachel Riley - 0 7 hr ago

A 23-year-old woman was arrested on suspicion of attempted first-degree murder after she allegedly shot a man on Saturday at an address near the...

Agreement restores KRDO for DirecTV customers
Agreement restores KRDO for DirecTV customers

By: Rachel Riley - 0 7 hr ago

More than a week after DirecTV removed local ABC affiliate station KRDO-TV from its selection of channels, the satellite TV provider and the station's...

Police find suspected meth lab in northeast Colorado Springs
Police find suspected meth lab in northeast Colorado Springs

By: Rachel Riley - 0 7 hr ago

Police are investigating a meth lab found in northeast Colorado Springs on Friday. The lab was discovered in the 7600 block of Marksheffel Road about...

Why they took part in women's marches
Why they took part in women's marches

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The Gazette asked demonstrators in the Denver and Colorado Springs marches why they marched. Here's what they said: Nathan Eberhart, Colorado...

Colorado’s No-Call list collected $107,545 in fees from telemarketers
Colorado’s No-Call list collected $107,545 in fees from telemarketers

By: - 0 10 hr ago

In Colorado, residents who don’t want to be called by telemarketers need to share their phone numbers with those telemarketers. That’s how the Colorado...

Lawsuit filed over Colorado Parks predator controls
Lawsuit filed over Colorado Parks predator controls

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GRAND JUNCTION — A conservation group is challenging Colorado Parks and Wildlife's plans to reduce predator numbers outside Rifle and in the Upper...

Six things to watch on President Donald Trump's impact on Supreme Court
Six things to watch on President Donald Trump's impact on Supreme Court

By: Lance Benzel - 0 10 hr ago

After a presidential campaign in which shattering political conventions became a new norm, gauging President Donald Trump's effect on the U.S. Supreme...

Police investigate shooting near Palmer Park
Police investigate shooting near Palmer Park

By: Rachel Riley - 0 10 hr ago

A man was shot in the leg on Friday at an apartment complex near Palmer Park. The shooting was reported just after 4:20 p.m. at Kingsborough...

Those who want to fix Colorado road woes cast hopeful eye toward Washington
Those who want to fix Colorado road woes cast hopeful eye toward Washington

By: Joey Bunch - 0 10 hr ago

They celebrated the inauguration of President Donald Trump in Washington on Friday, but in Colorado - where many are waiting to see if campaign...

DUI distracted driver who killed couple on motorcycle gets 20 years in prison
DUI distracted driver who killed couple on motorcycle gets 20 years in prison

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A woman who was driving drunk and texting on her phone when she hit and killed a couple on a motorcycle was sentenced on Friday to 20 years in prison....

Slain siblings' absence felt by teachers, classmates at Colorado Springs elementary
Slain siblings' absence felt by teachers, classmates at Colorado Springs elementary

By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 10 hr ago

Trudy Welsh was doing her best to put on a smile for the children in her after-school computer class for English learners. Earlier, she had learned...

Input on Interstate 25 widening north of Monument to Lone Tree sought at two public meetings
Input on Interstate 25 widening north of Monument to Lone Tree sought at two public meetings

By: Matt Steiner - 0 10 hr ago

The public will have a chance to learn about the planned widening of Interstate 25 north of Monument and voice an opinion on how the work should...

Vietnam War veterans receive a belated welcome home at Fountain VFW post
Vietnam War veterans receive a belated welcome home at Fountain VFW post

By: Chhun Sun - 0 13 hr ago

Wearing hats and jackets attesting to their service, the veterans stood stoically on a stage at American Legion Post No. 38 in Fountain. As they posed...

Denver marchers create 'line of defense for women's rights'
Denver marchers create 'line of defense for women's rights'

By: Joey Bunch - 0 13 hr ago

A crowd of women, men and children estimated at 50,000 marched the streets of Denver Saturday morning for what some called a line of defense for...

Expect 'dry and cool' weekend in Colorado Springs
Expect 'dry and cool' weekend in Colorado Springs

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 14 hr ago

Temperatures are expected to peak in the 40s this weekend, but drop into the 30s beginning Tuesday. The National Weather Service in Pueblo predicted...

Protests arise in downtown Colorado Springs following inauguration
Protests arise in downtown Colorado Springs following inauguration

By: Rachel Riley - 0 21 hr ago

Dozens of people, disappointed with the country’s new commander-in-chief, gathered in downtown Colorado Springs Friday just hours after Donald Trump...

Colorado Springs activists, students demonstrate after Trump's inauguration
Colorado Springs activists, students demonstrate after Trump's inauguration

By: Rachel Riley - 0 21 hr ago

Colorado Springs brothers Jason and Sean Leveille had never before participated in a protest. But when dozens of people disappointed with the country's...

Colorado Springs interfaith prayer breakfast called a gathering for hope after election
Colorado Springs interfaith prayer breakfast called a gathering for hope after election

By: Matt Steiner - 0 Fri, Jan 20, 2017

About three hours before President Donald Trump gave his inaugural address before hundreds of thousands of people Friday in Washington, D.C., about 30...

More than 60 horses seized during animal cruelty investigation in southern Colorado
More than 60 horses seized during animal cruelty investigation in southern Colorado

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 Fri, Jan 20, 2017

An animal cruelty investigation led authorities to seize 63 horses from an owner in Penrose on Friday. The horses were taken from the 1000 block of L...

Fatal shooting at downtown Colorado Springs apartment could test limits of 'make my day' law
Fatal shooting at downtown Colorado Springs apartment could test limits of 'make my day' law

By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 Fri, Jan 20, 2017

A possible "make my day" shooting in downtown Colorado Springs this week has the potential to further test the limits of the law permitting residents...

Colorado Springs high school on lockout due to suspicious person
Colorado Springs high school on lockout due to suspicious person

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 Fri, Jan 20, 2017

A southeast Colorado Springs high school is on lockout while police search for a suspicious man, said police Lt. Mike Velasquez. The man tried to...

Local authorities reach out to Spanish-speaking community with first Spanish citizens' academy
Local authorities reach out to Spanish-speaking community with first Spanish citizens' academy

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 Fri, Jan 20, 2017

Local law enforcement is making yet another effort to reach out to the Spanish-speaking community. The Colorado Springs Police Department and El Paso...

Griffith Center, YMCA give troubled youths a second chance
Griffith Center, YMCA give troubled youths a second chance

By: - 0 Fri, Jan 20, 2017

Chris (name changed for privacy reasons) has been in and out of the system in Colorado Springs since he was 13 years old. He is now about to turn 20....

Ski chairlift modification likely caused woman's fatal fall
Ski chairlift modification likely caused woman's fatal fall

By: - 0 Fri, Jan 20, 2017

DENVER — Officials at a small Colorado ski resort say an independent contractor's modifications to a chairlift likely caused a lurch that toppled a...

Woman who forged signatures on Keyser petitions is sentenced
Woman who forged signatures on Keyser petitions is sentenced

By: - 0 Fri, Jan 20, 2017

A woman who pled guilty to forging signatures on petitions she circulated for failed Republican U.S. Senate candidate Jon Keyser was sentenced on...

Suspect in three Colorado Springs homicides extradited, due in court Monday
Suspect in three Colorado Springs homicides extradited, due in court Monday

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 Fri, Jan 20, 2017

A man linked to two Colorado Springs shootings that left three people dead is scheduled to make his first court appearance Monday. Richard Allon...

Searchers find 3 of 4 dogs missing after fatal I-25 crash
Searchers find 3 of 4 dogs missing after fatal I-25 crash

By: - 0 Fri, Jan 20, 2017

PUEBLO, Colo. — Three of four dogs that ran away after a fatal crash on Interstate 25 have been found. The Pueblo Chieftain reported (bit.ly/2j3ZZMg)...

Will Donald J. Trump save the U.S. or tear it apart? Colorado Springs-area residents share their views of a new presidency
Will Donald J. Trump save the U.S. or tear it apart? Colorado Springs-area residents share their views of a new presidency

By: - 0 Fri, Jan 20, 2017

Donald J. Trump will be sworn in as the 45th President of the United States Friday after one of the most divisive elections our country has ever seen....

Inauguration watch party consensus: Colorado GOP evolved on Trump
Inauguration watch party consensus: Colorado GOP evolved on Trump

By: - 0 Fri, Jan 20, 2017

At an inauguration watch party in Denver hosted by the local Republican Party, an enthusiastic crowd eating breakfast spoke of the evolution in coming...

Admission fees increase at Mesa Verde National Park
Admission fees increase at Mesa Verde National Park

By: - 0 Fri, Jan 20, 2017

The price of visiting Mesa Verde National Park has increased. Off-season admission, from January through April and in November and December, is now...

Colorado Springs residents: Transient break-ins a problem where tenant fatally shot homeless man
Colorado Springs residents: Transient break-ins a problem where tenant fatally shot homeless man

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 Fri, Jan 20, 2017

Residents of a downtown apartment have had run-ins with homeless people entering the building prior to Thursday morning’s possible “make my day”...

Trump inauguration: Colorado Springs Kids' view

By: - 0 Fri, Jan 20, 2017

Colorado Springs kids Devin Grace Conn and Grace Elizabeth Conn are in Washington D.C. Friday reporting on the inauguration. Here is their take:...

Amtrak to relocate half of Denver workforce to Nebraska
Amtrak to relocate half of Denver workforce to Nebraska

By: - 0 Fri, Jan 20, 2017

DENVER — Amtrak is moving half of its Denver-based train crew to Lincoln, Nebraska, in an effort to cut costs. The Denver Post reported...

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Tue, Jan 3, 2017 - 9:48 AM 0

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