• Power restored to 1,600 customers after outage in southeast Colorado Springs

    By chhun sun chhun.sun@gazette.com -
    Updated: 16 hr ago

    UPDATE 3:07 p.m. Power has been fully restored to 1,600 customers affected by an outage Sunday afternoon in a southeast Colorado Springs neighborhood, according to Colorado Springs Utilities. Utilities said a transformer that caught on fire and blew a fuse prompted the outage. - A...

  • Pedestrian killed trying to cross I-25 in Colorado Springs

    The Gazette -
    Updated: 17 hr ago

    A man died after being hit by a car Sunday morning while trying to cross Interstate 25 in Colorado Springs, police said. The crash happened about 5 a.m. on northbound I-25 at the Cimarron Street exit. The pedestrian was taken to the hospital and later died, police said. His...

  • Three Afghan corrections students reported missing by Colorado prison agency

    The Gazette -
    Updated: 17 hr ago

    Three Afghans taking part in training at the International Correctional Management Training Center in Cañon City have gone missing after failing to return from a sponsored trip Saturday, the state Department of Corrections said. The three students, correctional staff who are...

  • Bicyclists injured after being hit by truck in Black Forest

    Updated: Sat, Aug 19, 2017

    Three bicyclists were hit by a vehicle Saturday morning in Black Forest. It happened just before 8:30 a.m. near Harring and Hodgen roads. Colorado State Patrol and Black Forest Fire & Rescue responded to the area. Two of the three hit were taken to the hospital. One of the...

  • Colorado Springs police officers tell bad jokes for laughs

    Kaitlin Durbin kaitlin.durbin@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Aug 18, 2017

    A new recruiting tool is showing the lighter side of Colorado Springs policing. For three minutes and seven seconds, officers square off in a "Bad Joke Contest" to see who has better self-control in the face of a funny joke. The first to laugh loses. Some of the city's toughest...

  • Colorado woman among 4 dead in three-vehicle New Mexico crash

    The Associated Press
    Updated: Thu, Aug 17, 2017

    SANTA ROSA, N.M. — Authorities say three South Carolina residents and a woman from Colorado are dead after a three-vehicle crash on Interstate 40 in eastern New Mexico. The New Mexico State Police says the crash occurred Wednesday night near Santa Rosa, which is 117 miles (188...

  • WATCH: Mother of Heather Heyer delivers emotional speech at memorial service

    BRIAN WITTE and SARAH RANKIN, Associated Press
    Updated: Wed, Aug 16, 2017

    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — The mother of a woman killed while protesting a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville urged mourners at a memorial service Wednesday to "make my daughter's death worthwhile" by confronting injustice and channeling "anger into righteous action," stirring...

  • Firehouse Subs Foundation awards $31K in equipment to Pikes Peak-area fire departments

    Kaitlin Durbin kaitlin.durbin@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Aug 16, 2017

    Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation awarded $31,750 in equipment Wednesday to the Cañon City Area and Tri-Lakes Monument fire protection districts. Cañon City received a BullEx BullsEye digital fire extinguisher system to train its residents on the safe and proper use of fire...

  • CDOT launches campaign to bring personal breathalyzers to Colorado motorists

    By hugh johnson hugh.johnson@gazette.com
    Updated: Wed, Aug 16, 2017

    The Colorado Department of Transportation is launching a campaign to bring personal breathalyzers to residents statewide and thus reduce impaired driving - the first transportation department in the U.S. to do so. CDOT is entering a partnership with breathalyzer company BACtrack,...

  • Colorado Springs police have shot 11 suspects since 2012

    Kaitlin Durbin kaitlin.durbin@gazette.com -
    Updated: Tue, Aug 15, 2017

    Colorado Springs police have shot at least 11 suspects over the past five years, most recently on Monday. The latest shooting occurred hours after police released a six-month-old body and surveillance camera video showing the February shooting that killed domestic violence suspect...

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