Colorado Springs saw record wind gust during blizzard
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — The National Weather Service says winds reached a record 96 mph (154.5 kph) in Colorado Springs during last week's blizzard.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Colorado Springs has agreed to install more than 15,000 curb ramps over the next 14 years to settle its second lawsuit in six months involving claims the city's...
Coroner: Colorado skier died from acute heart failure
FRISCO, Colo. (AP) — Authorities have identified the skier who died after he was found unconscious at a Colorado ski resort last week.
The Summit Daily News reported Monday that the Summit...
Police: Colorado man died after going out in blizzard
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Police say a Colorado man found dead after a blizzard went out during the storm to start a generator.
The El Paso County coroner's office on Monday identified...
The Latest: High winds barrel into South Dakota
DENVER (AP) — The Latest on a winter storm hitting the West and Midwest (all times local):
Winds gusting to more than 60 mph (96 kph) howled through the Rapid City area as a...
‘Epic’ storm brings blizzards, floods, tornado to mid-US
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A window-rattling late winter storm brought blizzards, floods and a tornado across more than 25 states Wednesday, stretching from the northern Rocky Mountains to Texas and...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Colorado police have arrested a teenage boy accused of a December triple shooting at a shopping mall.
The Colorado Springs Gazette reports that detectives...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — A water utility company and the owner of a farm in Colorado Springs are suing the federal government for at least $18 million, claiming the Air Force broke military...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Authorities say they found two dead horses and 10 that were in "various stages of emaciation" at a property near Colorado Springs.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — A former firefighter in Colorado Springs has admitted to charges that he exchanged child pornography with other users of an online forum.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado man will be transferred to a California court to face charges in connection with the 1973 death of an 11-year-old girl.
Colorado police search landfill for missing woman’s remains
DENVER (AP) — Police are searching a Colorado landfill for the remains of a woman whose fiance is charged with her murder.
Authorities said their search for evidence or the remains of Kelsey...
Colorado Springs man gets 42 years in prison for killing
DENVER (AP) — A Colorado Springs man has been sentenced to 42 years in prison for what prosecutors called the random shooting death of another man in a parking lot of a Centennial business in...
Victims of Colorado Planned Parenthood shooting can sue
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado appeals court has ruled that victims of the 2015 shooting at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs can sue the nonprofit organization over what...
Colorado police to search landfill for missing mom’s remains
DENVER (AP) — Colorado police plan to search a landfill for the remains of a woman whose fiance is charged with murdering the mother of his 1-year-old child.
Latest: Authorities release photo of suspect in ’73 killing
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — The Latest on a cold-case arrest in the killing of a girl in California (all times local):
California authorities have released a decades-old...
Man tied to ’73 killing of California girl mulls extradition
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado man arrested after DNA tied him to the 1973 killing of an 11-year-old California girl has yet to decide if he will fight extradition.
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Owner of Colorado Springs club didn’t pay millions in taxes
DENVER (AP) — Federal authorities say the 31-year-old owner of a former Colorado Springs club has pleaded guilty to filing a false federal income tax return.
Colorado Springs has new police chief after national search
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — The Colorado Springs Police Department has a new chief following a national search.
The Gazette reports Vince Niski, nominated to be the next Colorado Springs police chief, said Monday he will keep strengthening relationships with other city departments, much like his predecessor, Pete Carey.
Colorado woman pleads not guilty in toddler’s death
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — The mother of a 2-year-old Colorado boy who fatally shot himself has pleaded not guilty to child abuse.
KKTV-TV reports Melissa Adamson was arraigned Monday, with a judge scheduling her trial for June.
Authorities say Adamson left her gun unsecured and loaded when Lohki Bloom picked it up in late October.
Police say man stole then crashed Colorado police cruiser
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Authorities say a Colorado man is under arrest after stealing a police cruiser and crashing it.
KRDO-TV reports that 36-year-old Richard Payne was arrested...
Colorado man injured in deadly shootout sues authorities
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — A bystander who became paralyzed from the chest down following a deadly shootout in Colorado Springs claims missteps by law enforcement officers led to his permanent injuries.
Colorado dog back home after lost for over 3 months
DENVER (AP) — A Colorado dog is back home after surviving in and around a mountain town for over three months.
KDVR-TV reports Prince escaped after owner Kari Yarbrough of Colorado Springs was in a car crash near Buena Vista on Oct. 22 and she was taken to jail failing to appear at a previous court hearing.
Gun that killed 2-year-old belonged to mom, authorities say
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — A gun that a 2-year-old boy used to fatally shoot himself had no safety, a round in the chamber, and belonged to the toddler's mother, prosecutors say.
Prosecutors on Wednesday called the Oct. 21 death of Lohki Bloom an act of child abuse, the Gazette reported .
Worker killed in forklift accident at Colorado college
WOODLAND PARK, Colo. (AP) — A construction worker has died in a forklift accident at the Charis Bible College west of Colorado Springs.
The Gazette reports that the victim in the incident Monday at Woodland Park was identified as Robert Ummel.
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Authorities asking for help finding Colorado teen’s killers
DENVER (AP) — Investigators are looking for help from the public as they try to find at least three men they believe were involved in the killing of a 17-year-old Colorado girl over a year ago.
They plan to hold a community meeting in Bailey Tuesday night about the December 2017 killing of Maggie Long. They also plan to put up billboards in the Denver and Colorado Springs areas advertising a website with information about the case.
Man accidentally crushed to death in Colorado Springs ID’d
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Authorities have released the name of a man who was crushed to death between a trailer and a front-end loader in Colorado Springs.
1 dead in Colorado Springs garage fire
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — One person has been found dead after a fire in a detached garage in Colorado Springs.
The Colorado Springs police say the death is being investigated as suspicious. The victim was not immediately identified.
Police say the fire was discovered and reported about 7 p.m. Saturday by an officer on routine patrol.
Development moves closer to pronghorn in Colorado Springs
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — The herd grazing on dried winter grass in a field of patchy snow began to rustle. One by one, the pronghorn scanned the horizon, a suburban scene of layered rooftops, two women walking their dogs, and a new, stone elementary school.
Then they bolted, a river of tan and white bounding through drifts of snow and streaming across a street, stopping traffic in both directions.
Person accidentally crushed to death in Colorado Springs
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Police say a person was crushed to death between a trailer and a front-end loader in Colorado Springs.
Judge: Planned Parenthood shooter still mentally incompetent
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — A judge says a man who acknowledged killing three people at a southern Colorado Planned Parenthood clinic remains mentally incompetent to stand trial.
Man sentenced to life at 17 now re-sentenced to 37 years
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — A man who was sentenced to life in prison without parole when he was 17 has been resentenced to 37 years in prison.
The Gazette reports 34-year-old Andrew Michael Medina was resentenced Thursday and now will be released in about 15 years.
Colorado Springs police wound armed man
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Colorado Springs police have taken a 32-year-old man into custody following an officer-involved shooting at an apartment complex.
Police say the incident occurred about 7:15 p.m. Wednesday after police received reports of multiple shots being fired.
Police say they shot a man who was armed. The man suffered a non-life threatening injury as was later taken into custody after being treated.
Man sentenced to 65 years for killings in Colorado
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — A 20-year-old Colorado Springs man has been sentenced to 65 years in prison for the gang-related killings of two high school students last year.
Diego Chacon was sentenced Wednesday on two counts of second-degree murder in the March 2017 shooting deaths of 16-year-old Natalie Cano-Partida and 15-year-old Derek Greer.
The Latest: Interstate 70 in Colorado reopens after storm
DENVER (AP) — The Latest on a snowstorm in the Rockies (all times local):
Transportation officials have reopened a 185-mile (298-kilometer) stretch of Interstate 70 between Denver and the Kansas border that was closed because of ice and blowing snow.
Sisters help Monument homeless man reunite with family
MONUMENT, Colo. (AP) — By the time Erin Monyek gets rolling on her overnight baking gig at Horseshoe Donuts, the cozy Monument retail plaza off Colorado 105 where the shop is located is a delicious-smelling, and mostly empty, place.
Shoppers and diners have gone home, and other late-night visitors are an uncommon sight here, a stone's throw from the police department and about 20 miles from the region's major homeless resource agencies in Colorado Springs.
3rd annual women’s march held across Colorado
DENVER (AP) — Thousands of people gathered in downtown Denver for the 2019 Women's March, chanting demands for equality.
Some people attending Saturday's march carried signs denouncing President Donald Trump. Others said they weren't there to oppose Trump but to support rights for women and minorities.
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The (Colorado Springs) Gazette, Jan. 15, on balancing environmental protection with development:
A 21st century "Of Mice and Men" could tell of hopes for new hotels, retailers, and jobs — and the power of mice to obstruct them all.
Woman who was among pioneer pilots in WWII has died at 96
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — A member of a pioneering group of women who flew military planes in the United States during World War II has died.
Millicent Young of Colorado Springs, a member of the Women's Airforce Service Pilots, or WASPs, died Saturday of complications related to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, her son Bill Young told The Gazette. She was 96.
Colorado Springs call center will close, lay off 200 workers
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — A cable TV company is closing a call center in Colorado Springs and laying off 200 people.
The Colorado Springs Gazette reported Saturday that WideOpenWest of Englewood will shut down the center on March 8.
Man dead after officer-involved shooting in Colorado Springs
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Authorities say a man is dead after shots were fired during a struggle with Colorado Springs police.
The Gazette reports the shooting occurred early Saturday. No officers were hurt.
A boy fights kidney cancer with the help of his family
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — They coo soothing words through gritted teeth, over the coughing and the writhing and the desperate cries of "Ow!" and "Please stop!" from their 4-year-old son on the hospital bed.
Joseph and Amanda Salmoiraghi know they're doing what must be done. This has been their life for the past 1 ½ years.
But that doesn't make it any easier.
"Why are you hurting me?" shrieks Joshua, his face slick with tears that no longer have eyelashes to keep them in check.
Trial set for father accused of killing 13-year-old son
DURANGO, Colo. (AP) — The date and location of a trial for a Colorado man accused of killing his 13-year-old son have been set.
The Durango Herald reports 6th Judicial District Judge Jeffrey Wilson on Thursday said the trial for Mark Redwine will be June 24 in Durango.
Redwine is accused of killing his son, Dylan, in 2012 while the boy was visiting from the Colorado Springs area.