• Colorado's Rep. Doug Lamborn tweets blistering criticism of Trump's Charlottesville response

    By Erin Prater erin.prater@gazette.com -
    Updated: 1 hr ago

    U.S. Rep. Doug Lamborn of Colorado Springs tweeted a scathing criticism Wednesday of the president's remarks about the racially charged violence in Charlottesville, Va., on Saturday - the Republican congressman's strongest statement yet on the topic. "The KKK, Neo-Nazis, and White...

  • Colorado Springs resort cancels conference planned by white nationalist group VDARE

    BY CONRAD SWANSON conrad.swanson@gazette.com ­-
    Updated: 1 hr ago

    The Cheyenne Mountain Resort announced Wednesday it is canceling a three-day conference planned by the white nationalist group VDARE. The group's planned conference drew outrage and planned protests in Colorado Springs in the wake of the racially charged, deadly rally in...

  • Suspected mosque vandal may seek alternatives to prison 

    The Associated Press
    Updated: 1 hr ago

    FORT COLLINS — A man suspected of vandalizing the Islamic Center of Fort Collins may seek alternatives to prison meant for those with mental illness. The Coloradoan reports Joseph Giaquinto's attorney said Tuesday she is considering referring him to the Eighth Judicial District...

  • Corrections officer, daughter found dead in Pueblo West home with 2 shot dogs

    By Ellie Mulder ellie.mulder@gazette.com -
    Updated: 2 hr ago

    A Pueblo West woman and her 10-year-old daughter were found shot and killed in their home Monday afternoon, along with the bodies of two dogs, Pueblo County officials said Tuesday. Jennifer Hamula, 42, and daughter Stephie Hamula were found in their house in the 1000 block of Mescal...

  • Wednesday's traffic: Academy and Galley clear after rollover crash

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    Roads are clear after a rollover crash shut down the intersection of Academy Boulevard and Galley Road, Wednesday morning.  Two were injured in the crash when one driver heading north on Academy changed lanes and hit another vehicle then over corrected and rolled over after...

  • Colorado judge lowers bond for Mark Redwine

    The Associated Press
    Updated: 3 hr ago

    DURANGO — A judge has lowered the bond for a man charged with killing his 13-year-old son in southwestern Colorado in 2012. Bond had been set at $1 million cash for Mark Redwine after he was arrested in Washington state last month. The Durango Herald reports Judge Jeffrey...

  • Judge issues $100,000 cash-only bond in Canon City McDonald's killing case

    By Sarah Matott and Sara Knuth, Canon City Daily Record
    Updated: 3 hr ago

    The suspect who allegedly shot and killed a family member at Cañon City's McDonald's made his first court appearance Tuesday, where District Judge Lynette Wenner issued a $100,000 cash-only bond. Zebulon Montgomery, 25, of Cañon City, is being charged with second-degree murder of...

  • Glasses for viewing eclipse are hard to find in Colorado Springs

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

    As Monday's historic solar eclipse nears, local residents are looking hard to find the special protective glasses that allow people to safely view the event. "It's a common theme: Everyone is selling out," said Keith Barger, an education specialist for the Space Foundation Discovery...

  • Cooler day forecast for Colorado Springs

    By Ellie Mulder ellie.mulder@gazette.com -
    Updated: 4 hr ago

    Colorado Springs' weather is expected to cool down Wednesday before temperatures steadily increase for the rest of the week, meteorologists say. The National Weather Service in Pueblo predicted highs of 74 degrees Wednesday, 79 degrees Thursday and 80 degrees Friday. On average,...

  • Sen. Cory Gardner takes on the liberal boos at Colorado Springs town hall meeting

    By JOEY BUNCH ColoradoPolitics.com -
    Updated: 5 hr ago

    U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner sized up the crowd at his town hall meeting Tuesday morning in Colorado Springs. "How many people here support single-payer (health care)?" he asked 400 people packing an auditorium at Pikes Peak Community College. About 80 percent of the hands in the room...

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