• 10 best TV series not to miss this summer

    By Terry Terrones terry.terrones@gazette.com -
    Updated: 1 hr ago

    Summer is almost here, and with it come thoughts of swimming pools, mountain hikes and grilling. But Hollywood still wants you in front of your television. The TV season used to be exclusive to fall to spring, but no longer. Some of the best shows now air during the hottest time of...

  • Things to do around Colorado Springs this weekend: Indian Motorcycles, Territory Days, Day of Rock, river festivals, Platte Avenue history, Cirque, Fever 333

    By Linda Navarro linda.navarro@gazette.com -
    Updated: 3 hr ago

    A look at weekend events in and around Colorado Springs over the weekend and upcoming days. The "Cirque Du Soleil - Corteo" production tours again, this time to 1stBank Center in Broomfield. Tickets start at $39. Corteo is a parade as imagined by a clown, and the show premiered in...

  • Good summer forecast for Colorado Springs tourism industry despite headwinds

    By Bill Radford bill.radford@gazette.com -
    Updated: 3 hr ago

    This year promises to be one "that holds both opportunities and challenges," states the Colorado Springs Convention & Visitors Bureau's annual report, released this spring. And both are clearly on display this summer. The absence of one of the area's star attractions, and rising...

  • A Colorado Springs-Pueblo rivalry could be brewing in minor league baseball

    BY BRENT BRIGGEMAN brent.briggeman@gazette.com -
    Updated: 3 hr ago

    It's possible that Pueblo could soon lure a minor league team that would play in the same league as Colorado Springs. Those running the Sky Sox would welcome that possibility. "While we are not privy to what other cities or team ownerships are doing, the idea of Pueblo having their...

  • Volkswagen will make run at Pikes Peak International Hill Climb record

    Brent Briggeman
    Updated: 4 hr ago

    If the thought of a Volkswagen racing does little more than conjure images of “The Love Bug,” well, the company wants to do something about that. The Pikes Peak International Hill Climb is 30 days away, and Volkswagen hopes to be the one grabbing the headlines when competitors race...

  • Trump cancels summit, citing 'open hostility' by North Korea

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is canceling the planned June 12 summit with North Korea's Kim Jong Un, citing the "tremendous anger and open hostility" in a recent statement from North Korea. Trump says in a letter to Kim released Thursday by the White House that based on the...

  • A robot submarine found the ‘Holy Grail of shipwrecks.’ It’s worth billions

    Cleve R. Wootson Jr., The Washington Post
    Updated: 4 hr ago

    Spanish treasure fleets that traversed the Atlantic Ocean to the Americas and back were a 16th-century invention as important as free two-day shipping. Organized 70 years after Columbus’s first voyage, the fleet was made up of several specialized ships with one primary goal: Exploiting...

  • Two sisters wed two brothers. Sibling rivalry and a grudge led to murder

    Kyle Swenson, The Washington Post
    Updated: 4 hr ago

    She had already picked the photograph and words. They were how she wished to be remembered. On Sept. 22, 2015, Linda Thomas walked into the offices of a local newspaper in Freeland, a small town on Washington’s Whidbey Island. The 71-year-old asked to prepay for her own obituary. The...

  • North Korea demolishes nuke test site with series of blasts

    The Associated Press
    Updated: 8 hr ago

    PUNGGYE-RI, North Korea — North Korea carried out what it said is the demolition of its nuclear test site Thursday, setting off a series of explosions over several hours in the presence of foreign journalists. The explosions at the nuclear test site deep in the mountains of the...

  • Investigators: Russian military missile downed Flight MH17

    MIKE CORDER , Associated Press
    Updated: 8 hr ago

    BUNNIK, Netherlands — Detailed analysis of video and photos has unequivocally established that the Buk missile that brought down Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over eastern Ukraine nearly four years ago came from a Russia-based military unit, an international team of investigators said...

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