Posted 8:57 AM 12/26/2012 by Matt Stafford
LONGMONT, Colo. (AP) - A mural painted on a wall in northern Colorado in response to the school shooting in Newtown, Conn. is gone but will be preserved. Longmont artist Gamma Acosta has been painting temporary murals on his uncle's vacant building for over five years, painting over (More)
Posted 6:20 PM 12/25/2012 by Matt Stafford
Colorado Springs Police and neighbors were able to thwart a Christmas Day burglary of a pastor's house. Two people were arrested; police are looking for a third suspect.
Tuesday morning on the 2500 block of San Miguel St. neighbors saw people moving stuff out of a home where they knew the (More)
Posted 4:33 PM 12/24/2012 by Matt Stafford
A Colorado Springs woman is celebrating her 100th birthday this Christmas.
Grace Bragonier had an early party on Christmas Eve with friends at Laurel Manor Care Center.
Bragonier says her mother's birthday was also on Christmas Day, so her family would celebrate Christmas during the (More)
Posted 11:05 AM 12/23/2012 by Matt Stafford
DENVER (AP) - Efforts by Denver city parks managers to lure avian predators back into the city appear to be paying off with at least one wild bald eagle confirmed to be hunting in City Park. The Denver Post reports Sunday that park managers have been erecting "raptor" poles around (More)
Posted 10:38 AM 12/22/2012 by Matt Stafford
A 12-year-old boy in Colorado Springs is recovering after being shot in the leg overnight.
According to our news partners at the Gazette, police say the incident, "looks like a random act."
Colorado Springs Police say the boy was inside a home in the 100 block of Murray Blvd. Shots (More)
Posted 9:12 AM 12/21/2012 by JD Downing
On December 20, 2012, Amanda Rowles, a former teacher at the Calhan School was arrested by the Aurora Police Department and booked into the Aurora City Jail on $50,000 bond reference a sexual assault on a child investigation conducted by the El Paso County Sheriff's Office.
Earlier this school (More)
Posted 9:25 AM 12/20/2012 by Greg Boyce
Pueblo city and county residents can drop off their Christmas trees at no cost from Saturday, January 5 through Saturday, January 19 at Vision Recycled Aggregate located at 195 Vision Lane off of East 4th Street. The facility is open between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Monday through Saturday.(More)...
Posted 4:00 PM 12/18/2012 by Matt Stafford
Monday and Tuesday the Salvation Army in Colorado Springs is helping more than 500 families with gifts for Christmas.
Families who applied back in October stopped by the center on Yuma Street Monday to pick up their gifts. More families will come on Tuesday. The Salvation Army distributes (More)
Posted 8:27 PM 12/18/2012 by Matt Stafford
Five explosives found Monday in Colorado Springs kept bomb crews busy.
Catherine McDonnell's mailbox took the brunt of one of four explosives Colorado Springs police found along Oro Blanco Drive Monday morning.
"After daybreak, I usually come out and get the mail, and the mailbox (More)
Posted 8:52 AM 12/14/2012 by Andy Koen
COLORADO SPRINGS - Years before she joined the Harlem Globetrotters, shot hoops with President Obama or was a standout player at Temple University, Fatima "TNT" Maddox was as student at Monterey Elementary in Harrison School District 2.
The Globetrotter rookie is returning home next week (More)
Posted 4:16 PM 12/11/2012 by Joe Bevans
Look for delays and lane closings through the rest of this week on Academy Blvd. and Flintridge Dr. in Colorado Springs. Colorado Springs Utilities says they are doing valve replacement on water lines there.
Posted 12:09 PM 12/10/2012 by Greg Boyce
Colorado Springs Mayor Steve Bach will flip the switch to turn on the last streetlight at 5 p.m.
The process to turn on all of the lights began on October 1 and the approximately 3500 remaining dark streetlights are now on.
Mayor Bach says, "Restoring the remaining 3500 streetlights (More)
Posted 8:53 AM 3/6/2013 by Garrett Boyd
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John Tesh: Big Band ChristmasFriday, December 7Arnold Hall Theater 2302 Cadet DriveUSAF Academy, CO 80840Box office: 719-333-4497
Christmas is Coming-Barbershop Chorus Show (More)
Posted 5:46 PM 12/6/2012 by Alyse Rzemek
DENVER (AP) - Colorado needs about 300 more foster homes for abused and neglected children, especially in rural counties. The state now has about 4,200 children in foster families in 2,800 homes. In some cases, siblings are together, but many of those homes have up to four foster (More)