• Candidate for Ohio governor reveals sexual past on Facebook 

    JULIE CARR SMYTH, Associated Press
    Updated: 1 hr ago

    COLUMBUS, Ohio — A state Supreme Court justice running for Ohio governor volunteered candid details of his sexual past on Facebook, saying Friday that he was taking a swipe at the "media frenzy" over sexual misconduct. Democrat William O'Neill's post was immediately...

  • Ex-con, wife charged in carjack killing of Chinese student 

    LINDSAY WHITEHURST, Associated Press
    Updated: 1 hr ago

    SALT LAKE CITY — An ex-convict accused of gunning down a University of Utah student with a weapon stolen from a slain Colorado man was charged with aggravated murder, robbery and a dozen other counts on Thursday. Austin Boutain, 24, hatched the deadly carjacking plot with his wife,...

  • Treasury paid nearly $1 million for harassment, other claim settlements in Congress in 2017 alone

    Anna Giartelli, Washington Examiner
    Updated: 1 hr ago

    Nearly $1 million in taxpayer-funded settlements have been paid to eight victims of sexual harassment and other work-related issues on Capitol Hill in 2017, according to a congressional Office of Compliance report released late Thursday. In the first 10 and a half of months of this...

  • EDITORIAL: Study Air Force's toxic foam, but take it another step

    The Gazette editorial board
    Updated: 2 hr ago

    This week brought good news for residents of Widefield, Fountain and Security, who consumed water likely tainted for decades by a toxic firefighting foam used at nearby Peterson Air Force Base. The House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed a $700 billion defense policy bill...

  • Bollywood show celebrates Diwali in Colorado Springs

    By Jennifer Mulson jen.mulson@gazette.com -
    Updated: 2 hr ago

    The timing was right for love. This year's Diwali show, "Pyaar ... Expressions of Love," is themed around the much-sought-after emotion. "Love for country, family, any kind of expression you can think of," said Jay Patel, founder and organizer of the annual event. "With all the...

  • 11 ways to weekend fun around Colorado Springs: Holiday tree lightings, disco in Manitou, Ivywild concert and Diwali

    By Linda Navarro linda.navarro@gazette.com -
    Updated: 2 hr ago

    A look at some of our favorite weekend events around Colorado Springs, the Pikes Peak region and the rest of Colorado. An ambitious high school theater production, "Urinetown! The Musical," 7 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, 2 p.m. Saturday matinee, Coronado High School, 1590 W....

  • David Ramsey: Palmer Ridge won't throw CHSAA under the bus for long road trip, and neither should you

    David Ramsey
    Updated: 3 hr ago

    On Friday afternoon at 1:30, Palmer Ridge’s football team will end its school day and climb on a big yellow bus to begin a 232-mile ride for Saturday’s game at Rifle. Palmer Ridge players will spend Friday night in a hotel while Rifle players slumber in their own beds. Now, get...

  • Rev. Jesse Jackson discloses Parkinson's disease diagnosis 

    SOPHIA TAREEN, Associated Press
    Updated: 3 hr ago

    CHICAGO — The Rev. Jesse Jackson disclosed publicly Friday that he has been seeking outpatient care for two years for Parkinson's disease and plans to "dedicate" himself to physical therapy. In a Friday letter to supporters, the 76-year-old civil rights leader said family and friends...

  • Graphic: Navy admits to being involved in obscene skywriting

    KAITLIN RIORDAN, KREM
    Updated: 3 hr ago

    OKANOGAN COUNTY, Wash. – Officials with the Naval Air Station Whidbey Island said one of their aircraft was involved in the obscene skywritings spotted in Okanogan County. Photos sent to KREM by multiple sources show skydrawings of what some people are saying is male...

  • Neighbors help during massive senior living center fire that injured at least 20

    ANTHONY IZAGUIRRE , Associated Press
    Updated: 6 hr ago

    WEST CHESTER, Pa. — A massive fire at a senior living community in Pennsylvania injured at least 20 people and forced dozens more, many of whom were unable to walk, into the cold night air. Firefighters were still dousing hot spots Friday, even though the inferno was declared under...

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