• Fort Carson releases names of 2 soldiers killed in helicopter crash

    By hugh johnson, TOM ROEDER and TONY PECK The Gazette -
    Updated: 1 hr ago

    The Army on Monday released the names of two Fort Carson soldiers killed in a helicopter crash during training in the Southern California desert early Saturday. Chief Warrant Officer Kevin F. Burke, 28, of California, and 1st Lt. Clayton R. Cullen, 25, of Indiana died when an AH-64E...

  • Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Wednesday, January 24

    Carlotta Olson
    Updated: Fri, Jan 19, 2018

    Here's a look at what's going on Wednesday in the Colorado Springs area:                  HOLIDAY EVENTS Through Jan. 27: Holiday Model Train Exhibit — Western Museum of Mining & Industry, 225...

  • Denver 'Hamilton' tickets sell out fast - and a few get lucky early - amid massive demand

    By Jennifer Mulson jen.mulson@gazette.com -
    Updated: 9 hr ago

    It was the most coveted ticket to hit the streets since Willy Wonka's golden tickets in the movie "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory." Everyone wanted one: a ticket to the Tony Award-winning 2015 musical "Hamilton." Sorry, folks. You've missed your shot. The show coming to the...

  • Denver becomes second city in U.S. to ban bump stocks

    John Aguilar, The Denver Post
    Updated: 9 hr ago

    The Denver City Council on Monday passed a measure that will make it illegal to sell, carry, store or possess bump stocks, a device that was used last fall by a gunman to increase his rifle power as he shot and killed 58 people at a country music festival in Las Vegas. The...

  • Police: Colorado Springs man arrested after allegedly choking his girlfriend, dragging her into van

    By chhun sun chhun.sun@gazette.com -
    Updated: 9 hr ago

    A Colorado Springs man was arrested early Sunday after he allegedly strangled his girlfriend and dragged her into their van, police said. The woman called police just after midnight and said that her boyfriend, Dennis Seibold, attempted to kill her by strangling her several times...

  • Foo Fighters coming to Colorado as part of 'Concrete and Gold Tour'

    By Jennifer Mulson jen.mulson@gazette.com -
    Updated: 10 hr ago

    Foo Fighters fans, you're in luck. The Grammy Award-winning rock band added an Oct. 10 show at Pepsi Center in Denver to its "Concrete and Gold Tour," which runs through Oct. 18. Fifteen of the almost 40 shows on the North American tour are sold out. Tickets are $59-$99 and go on...

  • Antlers Park sports center tabled, new site eyed

    By CONRAD SWANSON conrad.swanson@gazette.com -
    Updated: 10 hr ago

    The controversial proposal to build a downtown sports and event center in Colorado Springs' Antlers Park is off the table. The project might be moved to a different downtown site, though, businessman and lawyer Perry Sanders Jr. announced Monday at the Mining Exchange hotel, which he...

  • VIDEO: Deer trapped in icy Colorado lake pulled to safety by firefighters

    SARA B. HANSEN, The Denver Post
    Updated: 10 hr ago

    West Metro Fire Rescue crews have plucked ducks from storm drains, freed owls tangled in trees by fishing line and pulled dogs from icy ponds. But they faced a bigger challenge on Sunday, when they rescued a 4- to 5-year-old deer stuck in ice and frigid water at Lakewood’s Main...

  • Colorado legislators seek tougher consumer protections against ID theft

    By Marianne Goodland ColoradoPolitics. -
    Updated: 11 hr ago

    An attack on your identity and personal information creates a nightmare, and it's one that state Rep. Cole Wist has experienced twice. A couple of years ago, the Centennial Republican learned that someone was trying to file false tax returns using his Social Security number, his...

  • Banning Lewis Ranch annexation timeline extended

    By CONRAD SWANSON conrad.swanson@gazette.com -
    Updated: 11 hr ago

    The Colorado Springs City Council's timeline to decide on proposed changes to Banning Lewis Ranch's 30-year-old annexation agreement has been postponed by more than a month. The current agreement contains financial requirements considered onerous for developers and blamed for decades...

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