• Turkey strikes Kurds in Iraq, Syria, drawing condemnation

    Updated: Tue, Apr 25, 2017

    ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish warplanes struck suspected Kurdish rebel positions in Iraq and Syria on Tuesday, drawing condemnation from Baghdad and criticism from the U.S.-led coalition fighting the Islamic State group, which is allied with Kurdish factions in both countries. The...

  • Popular '80s bands, musicians coming to Colorado Springs

    By Jennifer Mulson jen.mulson@gazette.com -
    Updated: 44 min ago

    Time to relive the '80s. Replay America the Ultimate 80s Festival will bring beloved musicians Billy Ocean, Taylor Dayne, Starship featuring Mickey Thomas, The Motels featuring Martha Davis, and Naked Eyes to The Broadmoor World Arena on Aug. 16. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m....

  • Lawmakers suggest former Trump aide Flynn broke US law

    CHAD DAY and STEPHEN BRAUN , Associated Press
    Updated: 48 min ago

    WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump's former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, appeared to violate federal law when he failed to seek permission or inform the U.S. government about accepting tens of thousands of dollars from Russian organizations after a trip there in 2015,...

  • More young Republicans know a millionaire than a Muslim, and just 4 in 10 young Dems are close to a Trump backer

    Aaron Blake, The Washington Post
    Updated: 1 hr ago

    A big reason for polarization in the United States is that we sort ourselves politically. The places we live, the news outlets we consume and the people we associate with tend to reinforce our political beliefs. That can create bubbles in which it's difficult to empathize with people...

  • UCHealth partner files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection

    By Wayne Heilman wayneh@gazette.com -
    Updated: 1 hr ago

    Grandview Hospital in Colorado Springs and free-standing emergency rooms operated along the Front Range under the UCHealth ER name will remain open and operating after a partner in the joint venture that operates the facilities filed Wednesday for U.S. Bankruptcy Court protection from...

  • Scott Baio explains remarks on Erin Moran after backlash

    The Associated Press
    Updated: 1 hr ago

    NEW YORK — Scott Baio says he's "heartbroken" over Erin Moran's death and his suggestion that his former "Happy Days" and "Joanie Loves Chachi" co-star might have died of drugs or alcohol was a response to media reports. Authorities in Indiana said Monday that Moran likely died from...

  • 'Bachelor' star Chris Soules charged in deadly Iowa crash

    The Associated Press
    Updated: 1 hr ago

    IOWA CITY, Iowa — Chris Soules, an Iowa farmer who starred on "The Bachelor" two years ago, was arrested Tuesday on a charge of causing a deadly accident and leaving the scene. Soules, who was portrayed as a wholesome country boy looking for love on season 19 of the ABC reality show,...

  • WATCH: On this date, Chicago Cubs outfielder Rick Monday saved the American flag

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    On this date in 1976, protesters tried to burn the American flag. Cubs outfielder Rick Monday didn't care for that. See this video on ESPN.

  • NASCAR star Dale Earnhardt Jr. to retire at end of season

    JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer
    Updated: 3 hr ago

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Hendrick Motorsports says Dale Earnhardt Jr. will retire at the end of this season. Earnhardt is a 14-time winner of NASCAR's most popular driver award. He has 26 career Cup victories, and that includes a pair of wins in the Daytona 500. Earnhardt is a two-time...

  • Check your piggy banks for this $85,000 penny

    WCPO Staff
    Updated: 3 hr ago

    They say a penny saved is a penny earned, but this particular one could net you $85,000. Copper pennies from 1943 are among the the most valuable vintage coins. At the time, America was in the midst of World War II and conserved copper strictly for the war effort. All pennies were...

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