• Passengers in viral airline videos have same lawyer

    Updated: 8 hr ago

    DALLAS (AP) — The woman seen sobbing in a viral video after an American Airlines flight attendant took away her stroller now has a lawyer — the same attorney representing a man dragged off a United Express flight earlier this month. The Chicago lawyer, Thomas Demetrio, says the...

  • Trail talk: Disparity, decay among Colorado Springs parks is problematic

    Susan Davies, Special to The Gazette
    Updated: 11 hr ago

    Boulder Park is one of the Pikes Peak region's ailing neighborhood parks. Surrounded by modest homes on three sides, families settle in this neighborhood for the park and nearby schools. While the playground is fairly new, the tennis courts have no nets and the asphalt basketball court...

  • Egypt's tourism officials insist popular sites are safe

    Updated: 12 hr ago

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Egypt's tourism levels are still around a third of what they once were and, despite security concerns, Egypt's tourism minister on Monday insisted the country's popular Red Sea resorts and Ancient Egyptian sites are a safe choice for travelers. "We...

  • Oklahoma, St. John's to play in Hall of Fame Classic

    Updated: 12 hr ago

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Oklahoma will play Southern California and St. John's will take on Arizona State in the second annual Basketball Hall of Fame Classic this fall. The one-day doubleheader will be played Dec. 8 at Staples Center. Tickets go on sale May 6. Game times and television...

  • Texas doughnut chain expanding into Colorado Springs with as many as four locations

    By rich laden rich.laden@gazette.com -
    Updated: 15 hr ago

    Shipley Do-Nuts, a popular family-owned chain based in Texas, is coming to Colorado Springs as soon as this year or in 2018. The company said this week that 58 franchised locations are planned around Colorado, starting in Denver this year. Shipley, founded in 1936 and now headed by...

  • The Latest: Lawyer representing woman confronted on flight

    Updated: 15 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on an attorney who is representing two people who have been involved in high-profile conflicts with airlines that included cellphone video of the incidents (all times local): 11:30 a.m. A lawyer for the Kentucky doctor who was dragged from a United Express...

  • Qatar Airways sees 'manageable' decline in flights to US

    Updated: 15 hr ago

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The CEO of one of the Middle East's largest carriers said Monday passenger numbers to the United States have dipped slightly over fears by some Muslim passengers that their visas may be rejected upon arrival, but expressed confidence in President...

  • Temple Beit Torah in Colorado Springs marks 25 years

    BY STEPHANIE EARLS stephanie.earls@gazette.com -
    Updated: 17 hr ago

    Temple Beit Torah marks a quarter century as the Reform Jewish Congregation in Colorado Springs with a 25th anniversary celebration Saturday at Cheyenne Mountain Resort. Since its founding in 1992, Temple Beit Torah has expanded its congregation, programs and interfaith outreach to...

  • What a night: Proms special time for Colorado Springs-area teens

    By DEBBIE KELLEY debbie.kelley@gazette.com -
    Updated: 19 hr ago

    The promposal, the dress, the tux, the photos, the dinner and dancing, the crowning of the king and queen, and the memory. It's prom season. Some things are different from a generation or two ago, and some are the same. But the meaning and importance of the last big fling before...

  • Colorado Springs area outdoor events starting April 24, 2017

    By Carlotta Olson -
    Published: Mon, Apr 24, 2017

    ALMANAC Cycling ONGOING The Colorado Springs Cycling Club - For all ages and abilities; bikesprings.org. Pizzeria Rustica Cycling Club - 2 p.m. second Sundays, Pizzeria Rustica, 2527 W. Colorado Ave.; pizzeriarustica.com. Hiking ONGOING UpaDowna Hikes - 10 a.m.-noon third...

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