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Officers Get A Lesson In Gun Laws

Posted 08.16.2012 | Denver

There is no law in Colorado that prohibits the open display of a gun in public city parks, Colorado Springs Police learned after a man was wrongfully ...

Wildfire Recovery Likely To Take Years

AP | DAN ELLIOTT and SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN | Posted 09.30.2012 | Denver

DENVER — A once-thriving Colorado neighborhood of homes and healthy trees has been reduced to a barren expanse of ash and debris. Across the sta...

LOOK: Adorable Giraffe Calf Born At Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 07.12.2012 | Denver

Cheyenne Mountain Zoo in Colorado Springs announced the birth of the newest member of their family on Wednesday -- a beautiful male reticulated giraff...

Has America's Fire Been Contained?

Ethan Casey | Posted 09.04.2012 | Books
Ethan Casey

I've been intending to share a sketch of the itinerary I'm planning for my drive around the USA this fall for my next book, but that keeps getting overtaken by events. I'm starting to get used to the idea that this might be the way it goes for any of us from now on.

PHOTOS: More Aerial Photos Show Extent Of Fire Destruction

Posted 07.14.2012 | Denver

Officials are allowing evacuees temporary visits of the neighborhoods devastated by Waldo Canyon Fire, near Colorado Springs over the weekend -- appro...

Obama Issues Disaster Declaration In Colorado

AP | Posted 06.29.2012 | Denver

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- President Barack Obama has issued a disaster declaration for Colorado, releasing federal funds to help areas affected by tw...

PHOTOS: New Aerial Photos Show Devastation To Homes

Posted 06.29.2012 | Denver

Officials said that approximately 346 homes were destroyed by the Waldo Canyon fire making it the most destructive wildfire in Colorado history -- an...

'Our Once-Beautiful State Turning Into Kindling'

The Colorado Independent | Posted 06.29.2012 | Denver

From The Colorado Independent's David O. Williams: ASPEN — Public policy and political will must shift as dramatically as the winds that have whi...

PHOTOS: Waldo Canyon Fire Devastation

Posted 06.27.2012 | Denver

The Waldo Canyon Fire burning near Colorado Springs began burning on June 24 and has on June 26 forced the evacuation of 32,000 residents, including t...

Waldo Canyon Fire Explodes

Posted 06.27.2012 | Denver

The Waldo Canyon Fire, burning near Manitou Springs, surged anew on Tuesday, moving quickly toward homes in the Cedar Heights subdivision. The residen...

Doug Lamborn Lashes Out Against Major Colo. Newspaper

The Colorado Independent | Posted 06.21.2012 | Denver

From The Colorado Independent's Scot Kersgaard: The race for the Republican nomination for the Fifth District congressional seat, centered in Color...

Obama To Deliver Commencement Address To Air Force Academy

AP | Posted 05.21.2012 | Denver

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama plans to deliver the commencement address to the U.S. Air Force Academy, his fourth service academy graduation sp...

2nd-Grader Who Dressed As MLK Wants Apology From School

Posted 05.22.2012 | Denver

Sean King, a Colorado Springs second-grader at Meridian Ranch Elementary school, found himself in hot water last when he was pulled out of class for d...

2nd Grader's MLK Tribute Gets Him In Big Trouble

Posted 05.17.2012 | Denver

A Colorado Springs second-grader at Meridian Ranch Elementary school found himself in hot water Wednesday when he was pulled out of class for dressing...

When Moths Attack: Bugs Cause Crash, Car Fire

Posted 05.02.2012 | Denver

Been noticing more moths lately? You aren't alone. A warmer than usual winter means the dreaded Miller Moth migration came early to Colorado Springs t...

Colo. woman gets 20 years for dragging tow driver

AP | Posted 04.20.2012 | Denver

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- A Colorado Springs woman convicted of dragging a tow truck driver to death has been sentenced to 20 years in prison. Detra...

Station Mistakenly Airs Porn Instead Of Good Morning America

Posted 04.13.2012 | Denver

Comcast and Colorado Springs news channel KRDO have some explaining to do after a Thursday morning glitch broadcast hardcore pornography to its custom...

Father Arrested For Allegedly Abusing 2-Month-Old Son

Posted 03.19.2012 | Denver

Daniel Kim, a 22-year-old Colorado Springs father, has been arrested for allegedly abusing his two-month-old son. The infant was taken to a local hosp...

Son Allegedly Leaves Injured Mom On Floor For 5 Days

Posted 03.07.2012 | Denver

Dennis Foust, a 50-year-old Colorado Springs man, has been arrested for allegedly leaving his 87-year-old mother on the floor of her home for at least...

Colo. Springs Gunman Killed By Police After Taking Hostages

AP | Posted 04.30.2012 | Denver

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — A Colorado doctor with a concealed-weapon permit said he grabbed his gun and guarded an exit at a medical building as ...

Colo. Woman Dragged Tow Truck Driver More Than A Mile

AP | Posted 02.25.2012 | Denver

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- A woman was convicted Friday of vehicular homicide and other charges in the death of a tow truck driver who was dragged mor...

Who Needs Security Systems When You Have Lions? This Refuge Does

AP | Posted 02.02.2012 | Denver

By Associated Press COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- With 120 lions, tigers and other big cats on the grounds, the owner of a Colorado refuge didn't thin...

Child Sex Abuse Charges Hit Colo. Springs Church

Posted 01.24.2012 | Denver

Rev. Charles Robert Manning, a pastor at St. Gabriel the Archangel Catholic Church in Colorado Springs, has been placed on leave following allegations...

More Charges For Man Accused In Colo. Kidnapping

AP | Posted 01.24.2012 | Denver

By Associated Press PUEBLO, Colo. -- A man suspected in the kidnapping of a 9-year-old girl who escaped and called police from a Colorado Springs c...

Loaded Guns And Web Surfing Don’t Mix

Posted 01.05.2012 | Denver

Colorado Springs police have arrested a man who accidentally fired a loaded handgun that was in his lap while he was surfing the web in his apartment,...