GAZETTE SPECIAL REPORTS
Exclusive stories and ongoing coverage done by The Gazette.
Downtown Colorado Springs is undergoing a renaissance. This type of development boom hasn't been seen in decades, and includes the construction of new urban apartments, an Olympic museum, a multi-use outdoor stadium, and a new arena for CC hockey.
Reports of sinking, heaving and flooding are scattered throughout the development of about 200 acres south of U.S. 24 and east of 21st Street, according to accounts from some residents, public documents, claims made in three lawsuits by residents, and inspection reports.
Follow The Gazette's coverage of the murder trial Patrick Frazee, accused of killing his fiancee Kelsey Berreth, the Woodland Park mother who has been missing since Thanksgiving Day in 2018.
The drinking water of tens of thousands of Security, Widefield and Fountain residents was found to be tainted by toxins called perfluorinated compounds, or PFAS in January of 2016. The toxins were traced back to firefighting foam from Peterson Air Force Base.
U.S. Air Force Academy cadet athletes flouted the sacred honor code by committing sexual assaults, taking drugs, cheating and engaging in other misconduct at wild parties while the service academy focused on winning bowl games and attracting money from alumni and private sources in recent ye…