• Fire heavily damages Colorado lodge in Estes Park

    The Associated Press
    Updated: 1 hr ago

    ESTES PARK — A fire has heavily damaged a Colorado lodge at Estes Park near Rocky Mountain National Park but officials report no injuries. Authorities say Marys Lake Lodge caught fire Saturday night. The fire was confined to the main lodge, which sustained significant damage. The...

  • Colorado Springs downtown sculpture garden celebrates 20th anniversary

    By Jennifer Mulson jen.mulson@gazette.com -
    Updated: 1 hr ago

    Downtown Colorado Springs lures visitors for many reasons, not the least of which is its rich collection of public art. Art on the Streets celebrates 20 years of its popular blocks-long sculpture garden with a plumped-up exhibit, heftier budget, first-time public art map, expanded...

  • Man arrested in Colorado Springs following coworker altercation, hit and runs 

    Tatiana Parafiniuk-Talesnick
    Updated: 1 hr ago

    A man was arrested Saturday afternoon on suspicion of felony assaults following an altercation with a coworker in Colorado Springs. The suspect, Ronald Bell, must receive hand surgery before being transported to the Criminal Justice Center, according to police. At around noon...

  • Trump's proposed new space force must fly over many hurdles

    By Tom Roeder and Tony peck The Gazette -
    Updated: 1 hr ago

    President Donald Trump may have ordered the Pentagon to clear the way for a new space force last week, but experts tell The Gazette the military is a long way from reaching that final frontier. Even if Congress, which has been resistant to similar proposals in the past, signs off on...

  • Stormy weather may return to Colorado Springs Sunday afternoon

    Tatiana Parafiniuk-Talesnick
    Updated: 1 hr ago

    It could be a stormy Sunday in Colorado Springs. The day is likely to be cloudy and breezy. Chances of afternoon thunderstorms, mostly between 3 and 4 p.m., are 30 percent, according to the National Weather Service in Pueblo. The storms may be severe. Colorado Springs is once again...

  • Man threatens to shoot woman walking dog in Colorado Springs, police say

    Tatiana Parafiniuk-Talesnick
    Updated: 2 hr ago

    A Colorado Springs man was arrested on suspicion of menacing behavior at 2700 Concord Street Saturday evening. The man, Paul Ellis, 22, allegedly got into an altercation with a woman walking her dog. At some point in the argument, Ellis retrieved a handgun, pointed it at the victim,...

  • Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Monday, June 25

    Carlotta Olson
    Updated: Fri, Jun 22, 2018

    Here's a look at what's going on Monday in the Colorado Springs area:      FESTIVALS Arts Festival — More than 80 artists, Lionshead Mall/Arrabelle at Vail Square, Vail; vailartsfestival.com. Gunnison River Festival — Embraces river and stream activities,...

  • Cripple Creek pays homage to historic roots with 87th Donkey Derby Days

    By Tatiana Parfiniuk-Talesnick tatiana.talesnick@gazette.com -
    Updated: 13 hr ago

    Before casinos came to Cripple Creek nearly 30 years ago, donkeys would have been more at home in the old mountain mining town than one-armed bandits. For three days this past weekend, the pack animals reclaimed their former status during Cripple Creek’s annual Donkey Derby Days,...

  • Fatal shooting in south Colorado Springs may have connection to Gold Camp rollover

    Updated: 14 hr ago

    Colorado Springs Police are investigating the shooting death of a man early Saturday morning and its potential connection to a rollover car crash on Gold Camp.

  • Cellphone video said to contradict 13-year-old rape victim's account, could result in new trial

    By Lance Benzel lance.benzel@gazette.com -
    Updated: 14 hr ago

    Newly obtained video contradicts a 13-year-old Colorado Springs girl's account of being pinned to a bed and gang raped, say defense attorneys seeking a new trial for a 21-year-old man awaiting prison. Although it is mostly too dark to decipher, a 6-minute cellphone video discovered...

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