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1 hr ago | Colorado Springs Independent
A couple of months ago, I framed the significance of the Wobbly Olive on Powers Boulevard as emblematic of the great Colorado Springs east/west divide: a necessary, gourmet independent outfit amidst the sea of chains. Plates I sampled were vibrant and beautifully presented, and I commended chef David Cook for a number of interesting menu touches.
6 hrs ago | Denver Post
Janice 'CJ' Adams: Adams, 53, was discovered April 4 in the area of the Boulder Creek Path underpass near the intersection of Arapahoe Avenue and Broadway. She died of alcohol poisoning.
7 hrs ago | Colorado Springs Business Journal
Several Colorado Springs leaders will start the Celebrity Council Food Assistance Challenge Monday. It's one of several events taking place during Hunger Action Month.
11 hrs ago | KRDO-TV Colorado Springs
Colorado Springs police arrested a man around 7:30 p.m. Sunday after he allegedly crashed in the parking lot of the On The Boulevard Restaurant in the 2800 block of N. Murray Blvd. Officers say Joshua Lee Roybal lost control of his car, crashing into one of the pillars at On The Boulevard.
Angels of America's Fallen tries to help kids who have lost a parent at war rebuild their lives through sports and activities. Founder Joe Lewis said the goal is to help children connect with their passions in activities like ballet, soccer and guitar lessons.
A selfie on Scarlett Lenh's Facebook page. She writes: "Thank you to everyone who was there for me, your support really makes life a whole lot better right now!" At Sand Creek High School in Colorado Springs, Colo., over the weekend, Scarlett Lenh was named homecoming queen - no doubt a high point in the 16-year old's life so far.
The Chaffee County Sheriff's Office says that they've recovered the body of a 92-year-old man from his home in Turret, CO. The house was full of explosives and explosive making equipment.
Investigators are working to figure out what caused an early morning house fire on Chasewood Loop, near Black Forest Road and Vollmer Road on the northeast side of Colorado Springs. Firefighters got the call just after 1:30 Sunday morning, they say neighbors were the first ones to call it in.
Airmen assigned to Air Force bases in Colorado Springs, Colo., renew their oaths of enlistment on the flightline of Peterson Air Force Base, Colo., May 23, 2010. The US Air Force has gotten itself into a bureaucratic, legal, and public relations snarl over what would seem to be a simple thing: Four words included in its reenlistment oath.
It happened near Garden of the Gods Road and Northpark Drive around 4 p.m. Saturday, the fire department said. The views expressed are not those of this company or its affiliated companies.
According to KKTV in Colorado Springs, a parole office heard that Lopez was holed up in a home near Delta and Hancock streets. Officers responded to the home but Lopez refused to surrender.
The Gazette of Colorado Springs reported Saturday that Scarlett Lenh received the majority of the votes from her junior class at Sand Creek High School, besting three biological girls for the honor. Lenh, biologically a boy, was born Andy Lenh.
Colorado Springs police arrested a man Saturday morning, accused of trying to steal a surveillance camera from a medical marijuana dispensary. Police said Jeremie Boling, 41, used gloves to try to remove a surveillance camera at Rocky Road Remedies in the 500 block of South Academy Boulevard Saturday morning.
As the storm developed over the Great Basin, it pulled in copious amounts of moisture from both the Gulf of Mexico and the Pacific Ocean. That afternoon, hail pounded parts of Jefferson County, flooding streets and homes; it was just a harbinger of things to come.
Robert Baillie sat bound in handcuffs and emotionless Friday as Judge Timothy Schutz sentenced him to life in prison for the 1976 rape and murder of a housekeeper at the Antlers Hilton in Colorado Springs. Baillie chose not to speak to the court before the sentencing was handed out.
Terry Maketa, the embattled sheriff of El Paso County, on Friday said he knows little about a criminal investigation of his office and that no one has interviewed him. He said he expects to be vindicated and plans to finish his term, which ends in January, but "circumstances could change, and it could be in my best interests to leave early."
Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 05:09 pm
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