• Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Saturday, May 27

    Carlotta Olson
    Updated: 5 hr ago

    Here's a look at a variety of events Saturday around Colorado Springs and beyond:      SPORTS Switchbacks FC -  6:00 PM MT Reno 1868 FC Weidner Field | Colorado Springs, CO.

  • Police investigate shooting in east Colorado Springs

    KKTV
    Updated: 2 hr ago

    Police are investigating a shooting Thursday night on the east side of Colorado Springs. Police say one person was shot, the condition of that person is unknown as they were taken to Memorial Hospital. The shooter was gone when officers arrived on scene. The victim was picked up...

  • The wait is over: Cheyenne Mountain Zoo's newest giraffe has been named

    By chhun sun chhun.sun@gazette.com -
    Updated: 2 hr ago

    A month after her birth, Cheyenne Mountain Zoo's newest giraffe finally has a name. You can now call her Rae - named after Rae Gamble, a 99-year-old world traveler with a heart for animals, the zoo said in a statement Thursday. The name has a double meaning as the zoo said the calf...

  • RFK Jr. headlines conference in Colorado Springs that maintains autism caused by vaccines

    By Debbie Kelley debbie.kelley@gazette.com -
    Updated: 3 hr ago

    The decades-long controversy over whether childhood immunizations can be traced to brain injuries such as autism is called quackery by many medical professionals and viewed as a cover-up by others, including Robert F. Kennedy Jr. The nephew of the late President John F. Kennedy, a...

  • El Paso County sheriff recommending switch in jail health care providers

    By lance benzel and rachel riley The Gazette -
    Updated: 3 hr ago

    El Paso County Sheriff Bill Elder has called for an end to the county's nearly 20-year relationship with its controversial jail medical services provider. A memo made public Thursday shows that the Sheriff's Office has recommended terminating its relationship with Correct Care...

  • Jack Sparrow of Colorado Springs hopes latest 'Pirates' film won't be the last

    By chhun sun chhun.sun@gazette.com -
    Updated: 3 hr ago

    Dante Martinez doesn't want to think about the end of "Pirates of the Caribbean." Besides working as a nightclub deejay and running a talent agency in Colorado Springs, he impersonates Captain Jack Sparrow. Martinez gets paid to dress up at birthday parties, weddings and festivals as...

  • El Paso County redistricting plans draw fire for lack of transparency

    BY RACHEL RILEY rachel.riley@gazette.com -
    Updated: 3 hr ago

    Proposed changes to El Paso County commissioner districts have drawn the ire of local residents who say county officials should have involved the public sooner. At a hearing at the commissioners' regular Tuesday meeting, Clerk and Recorder Chuck Broerman presented three options for...

  • Worker killed, 3 hurt in Colorado oil tank fire

    The Associated Press
    Updated: 4 hr ago

    GREELEY — Authorities say a worker was killed and three others were injured in an oil tank fire in northern Colorado. The site in Mead owned by Anadarko Petroleum Corporation caught fire during maintenance work on the oil tanks Thursday afternoon. Three of the contract workers were...

  • Teller County sheriff: Online dating sexual assault suspect arrested

    By chhun sun chhun.sun@gazette.com -
    Updated: 4 hr ago

    A 32-year-old man wanted by the Teller County Sheriff's Office on suspicion of sexual assault was arrested Thursday afternoon in Windsor, authorities said. The Sheriff's Office said Jason Matthew Karr is suspected of meeting his accuser on the dating app Bumble, which allows only...

  • Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Friday, May 26

    Carlotta Olson
    Updated: 5 hr ago

    Here's a look at a variety of events Friday around Colorado Springs and beyond:

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