• Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Tuesday, June 19

    Carlotta Olson
    Updated: Fri, Jun 15, 2018

    Here's a look at what's going on Tuesday in the Colorado Springs area:      FESTIVALS Through Aug. 12: Colorado Shakespeare Festival — The nation’s second-oldest Shakespeare festival, Boulder; denver.org....

  • Mugshot Monday: Most wanted in the Colorado Springs area

    The Gazette -
    Updated: 15 hr ago

    Pikes Peak Area Crime Stoppers is asking for the public's help finding the following people for whom felony arrest warrants have been issued. David Aragon, 34, is described as a 220-pound man, 6 feet 2 inches tall, with black hair and brown eyes. Aragon is being sought on suspicion...

  • Car crashes though back yard in north Colorado Springs

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    "I didn’t know what was going on, or how it happened, why did it have to happen at my house." Those are the words of Tanya Blackwell, a Colorado Springs woman who found a large SVU crashed into her back yard. Police tell 11 News an elderly driver likely had health problems while...

  • Father son bond strengthened at Pikes Peak Airstrip Attack

    Rachel Ripp, rachel.ripp@gazette.com
    Updated: 5 hr ago

    Joseph Kennedy, 72, and his teenage son Patrick talk Sunday after a qualifying race. They drove out from Palo Alto, California to compete in the Airstrip Attack. Patrick and Joseph Kennedy talk to England Racing Team sales manager Myles Kerr on Sunday. Airplanes were taking off and...

  • Remnants of hurricane help crews in Colorado, Wyoming fires

    The Associated Press
    Updated: 6 hr ago

    DURANGO — A welcome dose of rain has helped in the battle against a wildfire that has blackened more than 50 square miles (129 square kilometers) and forced hundreds of evacuations in southwest Colorado. The Durango Herald reported Sunday that the remnants of Hurricane Bud...

  • Two killed in separate crashes on I-25 in Colorado Springs over weekend

    The Gazette
    Updated: 6 hr ago

    Two drivers died in crashes on Interstate 25 this weekend, raising the total of traffic fatalities in the city to 21 this year. If the pace of traffic deaths continues for the rest of the year, 2018 would surpass the record of 39 set last year. Early Sunday, a driver died in a...

  • Former inmate notifies El Paso County of intent to sue over deputies' alleged excessive force

    BY RACHEL RILEY rachel.riley@gazette.com -
    Updated: 6 hr ago

    A former jail inmate is threatening to sue El Paso County for tens of thousands of dollars, alleging a deputy shoved his already broken jaw against a cell wall after he complained he was served food he couldn't eat. Attorneys for Thomas Ryan Dole, 37, say the incident took place last...

  • Here comes The Colorado Sun: Ex-Denver Post staffers launch digital news startup

    By Mark Harden Colorado Politics -
    Updated: 7 hr ago

    As The Denver Post sheds staff under its hedge-fund owners, a pair of the newspaper's recently departed editors plan to lead a new digital news venture called The Colorado Sun. Working with editors Dana Coffield and Larry Ryckman on the project are some of The Post's best-known...

  • Wife files wrongful death lawsuit against Colorado rafting company

    Associated Press
    Updated: 7 hr ago

    ASPEN, Colo. — The wife of a Maryland man who died during a rafting trip down the Roaring Fork River filed a lawsuit accusing a Colorado rafting company of negligence and fraud. The Aspen Times reports Allison Parker filed a lawsuit Friday against Aspen Whitewater Rafting...

  • Colorado Powerchics give girl power added meaning

    Vinny Benedetto
    Updated: 7 hr ago

    Natasha Rawlins and Danielle Hayes started making trips to the gym a couple years ago for distinctly different reasons, but both women spent their Saturday morning with the Colorado Powerchics at Flex Gym, putting up weights that once would’ve seemed impossible. Colorado Powerchics...

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