Local News

  • Colorado Springs’ January wind storm wasn’t the most destructive, but it is among the deadliest
    By Kaitlin Durbin, The Gazette Despite downed trees, widespread power outages and wind-torn property across Colorado Springs, January’s freak wind storm didn’t make the list of the city’s most costly or destructive disasters, but it is among the deadliest. Two people have died from injuries received during the Jan. 9 wind storm: Joseph... Read more »
  • Fort Collins police arrest suspect after stabbing sends person to hospital
    Police have made an arrest after a Monday afternoon stabbing near Edora Park in Fort Collins sent one person to the hospital. The stabbing happened on Erin Court and left a male victim with unspecified injuries. Investigators say the suspect was also a male. Further details on the stabbing, including how the... Read more »
  • Trump’s new Security Council boss has Colorado Springs ties
    By Tom Roeder, The Gazette The new head of the National Security Council will be a familiar face in Colorado Springs. President Donald Trump on Monday named Army. Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster to the job. When McMaster was a colonel, he led a Fort Carson unit of more than 5,000 soldiers through one... Read more »
  • Catcher Tom Murphy confident he’s ready for big-league job with Rockies
    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Catcher Tom Murphy is ripped like a boxer and carries himself like a U.S. Marine. So it’s unlikely he will take batting practice in the buff to loosen up his teammates, something a Rockies coach once did. But Murphy will do just about anything else he can think... Read more »
  • Conor Casey: Return to Rapids as assistant coach “couldn’t have been a better scenario”
    COMMERCE CITY — With his playing career winding down last season as a seldom-used striker for the Columbus Crew, Conor Casey began to think more and more about coaching. The Rapids’ all-time leading scorer took a U.S. Soccer Federation coaching course and contacted his hometown club to see if there... Read more »
  • Two “suspicious” Green Mountain wildfires burn more than 7 acres — follow 5 suspicious November fires
    Provided by West Metro Fire RescueA photo from the scene of one of two wildfires that burned nearly eight acres Monday morning in the Green Mountain area. Officials say the blazes are suspicious. Officials are calling two fires that burned more than 7 acres in the Green Mountain area Monday morning... Read more »
  • Mother waits for an arrest in Denver hit-and-run death of her son
    Denver Police DepartmentThe Denver Police Department is looking for information on a fatal auto-ped hit and run that occurred in January at 16th and Blake. Diane Marie Scholtes last saw her son, Christian McDonald, a few weeks before he was killed in a hit-and-run crash in Denver. It was Christmas time, and Scholtes made... Read more »
  • Rockies’ older bullpen leaves young arms fighting for spots. Carlos Estevez is a test case.
    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Bud Black settled behind the screen Monday on a backfield at Salt River Fields, a bucket of baseballs by his side. The Rockies’ new manager is a rarity — he still throws batting practice. “And when a lefty starts against us,” the former pitcher said, “I’m the... Read more »
  • Flood warnings issued amid heavy rain in Northern California
    By KRISTIN J, BENDER SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Forecasters issued flash flood warnings Monday throughout the San Francisco Bay Area and elsewhere in Northern California as downpours swelled creeks and rivers in the already soggy region. The National Weather Service said heavy rain could persist into the evening and was expected to... Read more »
  • Boulder rescuers bring teen stranded while climbing down from Windtower rock in Eldorado Canyon
    Boulder County crews rescued a teen who fell and got stuck on a rock while climbing in Eldorado Canyon State Park on Saturday. The boy fell 20 to 25 feet while climbing the “Windtower” rock feature. When rescuers arrived they found him stranded on an outcropping. They mounted a technical rescue and... Read more »

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BREAKING NEWS…Death Toll Rises to 12 in Oaxaca as Govt Represses Teacher Protests

Editors Note: Mexican government officials continue to attack teachers. It has been only 9 months when 43 student teachers, “normalistas” as ...
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