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Monday, September 10, 2018 - 4:39pm
After evaluating 599 U.S. cities, the Military Times has ranked Colorado Springs as the Best Place for Veterans 2019. Colorado Springs topped the “Large Cities” category, besting Virginia Beach and 2017 winner San Antonio.
Monday, September 10, 2018 - 3:08pm
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The public is invited to attend a community meeting at the Hillside Community Center Wednesday (Sept. 12) at 5:30 p.m. to learn more and take part in future project planning in the Hillside community, including the Leon Young Pavilion. The meeting is being hosted by the... Read more
Monday, September 10, 2018 - 1:15pm
Update We are happy to report that our missing teenager returned home. She is safe and with family. As always, thanks for sending the information out to our community.
Friday, September 7, 2018 - 4:42pm
The El Paso County Coroner’s Office has identified the deceased male who was stabbed on August 31, 2018, in the 200 block of East Las Vegas Street, as Randol F. Lille, 54 years of age and a resident of Colorado Springs. Mr. Lille’s death is the 22nd homicide investigated by the Colorado Springs... Read more
Friday, September 7, 2018 - 4:42pm
The El Paso County Coroner’s Office has identified the deceased male who was shot on August 29, 2018, in the 1400 block of Austin Bluffs Parkway, as Jordan A. Coleman, 18 years of age and a resident of Colorado Springs. Mr. Coleman’s death was the 21st homicide investigated by the Colorado Springs... Read more
Friday, September 7, 2018 - 8:34am
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – On Sunday, Oct. 7 – one month from today – the City of Colorado Springs’ Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services Department will host a Motorless Morning in Garden of the Gods Park. The special event will eliminate motor vehicle access within the park from 5 a.m.-noon. The... Read more
Thursday, September 6, 2018 - 4:04pm
On September 5, 2018, at approximately 9:36 PM, the Colorado Springs Police Department was notified of a vehicle versus bicycle traffic crash near the intersection of South Academy Boulevard and East Fountain Boulevard. Upon arrival, officers determined a Lexus IS 350 was northbound on South... Read more
Wednesday, September 5, 2018 - 2:01pm
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo— It’s not too late for residents of Cedar Heights and Manitou Springs to sign up to participate in a wildfire evacuation drill Saturday, 9:30 -11 a.m. September is National Preparedness Month and the cities of Colorado Springs and Manitou Springs and El Paso County are... Read more
Wednesday, September 5, 2018 - 1:03pm
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The City of Colorado Springs Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services department will begin implementing an after-hour gate closure at the Ridge Road entrance to Garden of the Gods Park on Friday (Sept. 7). The gate will help administer the park’s official closure time and... Read more
Wednesday, September 5, 2018 - 10:15am
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.-- The Colorado Springs Economic Development Division encourages individuals to learn about investment opportunities and submit qualifying projects as part of the new federal Opportunity Zone program. Designed to attract long-term investment to communities that have... Read more
Tuesday, September 4, 2018 - 3:18pm
Colorado Springs, CO – On August 26, 2018, at approximately 10:25 a.m., the Colorado Springs Fire Department responded to a report of a structure fire at 1518 Chutney Court. Fire companies arrived within 3½ minutes to find fire extending from a shed in the backyard to the single-family dwelling’s... Read more
Tuesday, September 4, 2018 - 11:21am
The Colorado Springs Police Department’s Violent Crimes Section has obtained an arrest warrant for 27 year old Jimmy Lee NEILL. Neill has been identified as the suspect in a stabbing which occurred at Dorchester Park, 1130 South Nevada Avenue, on August 30, 2018 at approximately 11:16 PM. Neill is... Read more