By Ellie Mulder firstname.lastname@example.org -Updated: 1 hr ago
Interstate 25 will be closed overnight Wednesday from South Nevada Avenue to West Bijou Street, according to the Colorado Department of Transportation. The closure includes the northbound and southbound ramps at Cimarron Street. The southbound lanes of I-25 will be closed from...
By hugh johnson email@example.com -Updated: 1 hr ago
The Fourth of July is all about fireworks but El Paso County residents who aren't careful about what kinds of fireworks they light where, could end up paying a hefty fine or worse, spend some time in jail. While some fireworks are allowed in unincorporated El Paso County, they are...
The Associated PressUpdated: 1 hr ago
DENVER — A man on a private rafting trip in central Colorado has died after falling into the Arkansas River. The Chaffee County sheriff's office says the man fell into the water Tuesday afternoon in the Browns Canyon area while traveling over Class III, or intermediate, rapids....
By tom roeder firstname.lastname@example.org -Updated: 1 hr ago
More than three dozen aircraft including the Air Force Thunderbirds will soar over the Colorado Springs Airport for the Pikes Peak Regional Air Show in September. Tickets for the two-day event went on sale Wednesday online at pprairshow.org. Adults are $25 plus fees, children ages...
By lance benzel email@example.com -Updated: 2 hr ago
Lack of proof led prosecutors to drop two of the nine counts against ex-El Paso County Sheriff Terry Maketa days before his trial began, a prosecutor confirmed Wednesday. "We have two witnesses who are very certain that two very different things happened," lead prosecutor Mark...
Hugh Johnson firstname.lastname@example.orgUpdated: 2 hr ago
The intersection of Marksheffel Road and Fontaine Boulevard is now open after a rollover crash blocked multiple lanes early Tuesday morning.
Hugh JohnsonUpdated: 2 hr ago
People are being evacuated in the area of Manitou Avenue and Crystal Hills Boulevard as construction crews hit a gas line in the area Wednesday morning, El Paso County’s public information office said. The incident happened right in front of the Emerald Fields marijuana...
TOM MCGHEE, The Denver PostUpdated: 2 hr ago
A Denver grand jury has indicted 62 people and 12 businesses, some of whom met while attending a metro area high school, on charges related to their involvement in a marijuana trafficking organization that reaped millions of dollars by illegally growing marijuana and then selling it...
Kaitlin Durbin email@example.com -Updated: 3 hr ago
Colorado Springs resident Michael Baker was ready this month to take the next step with his girlfriend, or more like the next "500 miles" worth of steps. Getting creative with The Proclaimers' song, "I'm Gonne Be," Baker shot a video of himself walking "500 miles" to propose to his...
By Rachel Riley firstname.lastname@example.org -Updated: 3 hr ago
The same bear that snatched ice cream M&M's from a Broadmoor area resident's freezer on Tuesday surprised another homeowner just a few blocks away. A video the woman provided to The Gazette, which begins with a frantic "AHHHH!," shows the bear moseying around the garage. From...