Colorado Springs’ annual PrideFest celebrating the vibrancy of the LGBTQ community reveled in its usual flashy rainbow-hued hairdos and costum…
The man sought in the shooting of a woman at a southeast Colorado Springs home Friday was already wanted on suspicion of stalking and violatio…
A man was shot in the hip Saturday afternoon south of downtown Colorado Springs, reportedly in a dispute over a bicycle, police said.
For most people, the journey to “who” begins at “which.”
Months after Colorado Springs received a $1 million pledge to develop a “world-class” bike park, officials and cycling advocates continue to e…
Jamison Courcy is not yet quite comfortable in his skin. The process of shedding the old and unveiling the new has just begun.
The 1st Space Brigade and the 759th Military Police Battalion welcomed new leaders in change-of-command ceremonies Friday in Colorado Springs.
When President Donald Trump meets Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday in Finland, he should hold the foreign leader accountable for his…
U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet took aim Friday at the Trump administration’s trade tactics, saying the recent tariffs imposed by the administration on trading partners all over the world are hurting Colorado agriculture.
Colorado U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton recommended the government enlist help from ranchers and farmers to better protect federal lands during a congressional hearing this week. Congress is considering legislation that would open hundreds of thousands of additional acres of federal land to grazing by livestock. Much of western Colorado is federally administered public land.
The Memorial Park Family Center YMCA pool has closed because of a flooded control room, Colorado Springs officials announced Friday.
Despite repeated assurances that this year’s prolonged drought and meager snowpack will not require restrictions, the boat ramp and watercraft…
Falcon School District 49 is no more. The Pikes Peak region’s third-largest school district has changed its name.
Roundup of road closures and traffic conditions in Colorado Springs Friday.
Sunny skies will end the work week in Colorado Springs Friday, meteorologists say, but rain through the afternoon and evening aren’t likely.
Teller County residents and visitors still can’t fire up the grill. That means any grill or smoker, charcoal, propane, pellet or electric.
Party lines will be drawn along Tejon and Kiowa streets Friday afternoon when top Colorado Republicans arrive at the El Paso County Republican…
The arrival of monsoon rains this week brought welcome relief from stubborn wildfires burning for weeks throughout Colorado, allowing life to …
Colorado Springs leaders abruptly canceled negotiations with a new ambulance company Thursday after the firm's reliability was called into question. But questions continue to cloud the future of the city's relationship with its current ambulance provider, American Medical Response. City leaders began negotiating with Knoxville, Tenn.-based Priority Ambulance in March after AMR failed to meet required response times on thousands of calls last year.
Southeastern El Paso County is under a severe thunderstorm warning until 1:30 p.m. Thursday, the National Weather Service in Pueblo reported.
A man was arrested on suspicion of false imprisonment Wednesday evening, Colorado Springs police reported.
Colorado Springs School District 11 wants to sell a parcel of vacant land that was slated for a new school and has opened the process for publ…
Two Colorado Springs businessmen were indicted Wednesday on suspicion of soliciting money from investors to purchase personal luxury items. Joseph David Ryan, 58, was charged with 10 counts of securities fraud for allegedly selling securities in Madyson Capital Management without notifying investors that the funds would be used for personal expenses and non-business purposes. Dennis Farrah, 66, was charged with one count of securities fraud for his alleged involvement with the case.
The Spring Creek fire was 83 percent contained as of Wednesday morning. The southern perimeter of the Spring Creek fire was contained, according to a tweet from fire authorities. Highway 160 and 12 were opened to the public, but there is no stopping, parking or standing outside of vehicles permitted along Highway 160 from La Veta to Fort Garland, according to Rocky Mountain Incident Management Team.
Roundup of traffic and road conditions on Wednesday in the Colorado Springs area.
The independent candidate hoping to run for the Colorado House District 18 seat has turned in petitions with 237 more signatures than needed t…
Are you free for a Slurpee today? If so, Slurpees are free for you today. In honor of 7/11, 7-Eleven will be giving away an estimated 9 million free small Slurpee drinks from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. local time at participating locations, including Colorado Springs, to celebrate its 91st birthday.
Three people broke into a Colorado Springs Walgreens early Wednesday to steal drugs, mirroring a similar burglary on Monday. The Colorado Springs Police Department said the burglars pried open the front door on July 11, 2018, and went straight to the pharmacy, disregarding everything else in the store. The burglary occurred at 1:40 am. at the Walgreens on Dublin and Union. Monday's burglary took place six miles south on Union, at about 1 a.m.
Colorado Springs may see some smoke Wednesday, blown in from various state wildfires, interrupting an otherwise warm and sunny day.
A Colorado Springs resident called firefighters the moment a smoke alarm sounded Tuesday evening, possibly preventing a larger fire from break…
Colorado Springs police doled out seven misdemeanor tickets for illegal fireworks use this year, a sharp drop from the 31 issued last year.
A 15-year-old boy is accused of robbing four 7-Eleven convenience stores last month, Colorado Springs police said.
The man who died in a motorcycle crash Saturday night has been identified as 35-year-old Michael Cerquozzi. Police received a call at about 8 p.m. July 7, 2018, about a motorcycle accident in the 2500 block of Hancock Expressway. Police said when they arrived the rider of the motorcycle was unresponsive, and Cerquozzi was pronounced dead at the scene. Police said Cerquozzi was not wearing a helmet. This crash was the 24th traffic fatality in Colorado Springs this year and the fourth involving a motorcycle.
Two 14-year-old boys accused of plotting a Columbine-style attack at Sabin Middle School in Colorado Springs will be tried as adults. Fourth Judicial District Judge G. David Miller made the rulings last week, approving a request by El Paso County prosecutors, who argued the case was too serious for juvenile court. The judge set one boy’s bond at $25,000 and the other’s at $50,000, court records show.
The woman who was killed on her bicycle Monday when an automobile struck her has been identified as 30-year-old Jessica Tozer. She was struck at about 5:30 p.m. at South Nevada Avenue and Interstate 25 south of downtown Colorado Springs. Whether speed was a factor or the cyclist was on the sidewalk hasn't been determined, said police Lt. Howard Black.
In a move affecting countless homeless people across Colorado Springs, City Council gave final approval Tuesday to a crackdown on creekside camping. Council voted 6-2 to ban camping within 100 feet from the edge of city waterways and concrete drainage canals. Anyone violating the new ordinance could face up to $2,500 in fines and 180 days in jail. Councilman Andy Pico was not present for the vote. The ordinance is slated to go into effect on July 23.
Colorado Springs police arrested an 18-year-old driver they say was under the influence when he allegedly caused a rollover crash along North …
A new comprehensive plan to guide Colorado Springs for decades to come is ready for residents’ review and input at seven open houses.
Firefighting airmen from three states have the advantage of a new, temporary air tanker base in Colorado Springs as they continue to tame wild…
Roundup of traffic and road conditions on Tuesday in the Colorado Springs area.
A motorcyclist who died in a crash early Saturday in Cañon City was identified Tuesday as Sean Wright, a 32-year-old resident of Coal Creek.
At around 1:45 a.m. Saturday, Cañon City Police say they observed a motorcycle driving eastbound on Harding Avenue at a high rate of speed.
Colorado Springs is looking to have a sunny day with a predicted high of 91 degrees, according to the National Weather Service in Pueblo.
Visitors to the top of Pikes Peak now can drive themselves — rather than taking the previously mandated shuttle — if they arrive between 7:30 …
Roundup of traffic and road conditions around Colorado Springs on Monday.
A bipartisan committee of the Colorado legislature began work Monday on policies that could change how sexual harassment complaints are handled at the state Capitol. The committee will hold four more meetings before making recommendations to legislative leaders who could adopt policies or, possibly, recommend legislation lawmakers could consider when the next session begins in January. The Legislative Workplace Interim Study Committee is concerned about due process for the accused, retaliation against accusers and confidentiality while an investigation is underway.
An exploding propane bbq grill was ruled the cause of a July 4th house fire in southern COS. Ironic, because gas grills routinely cause more fires than charcoal grills.
Another hot and dry week is expected for Colorado Springs, forecasts the National Weather Service in Pueblo.
Two men robbed a Walgreens in east Colorado Springs early Monday.