Iraqi refugee sentenced to 45 years in prison for shooting Colorado Springs police officer in the head
Karrar Noaman Al Khammasi was convicted in June of attempted murder and other charges in the 2018 shooting that left Officer Cem Duzel with a serious brain injury
Planned Parenthood shooting suspect ruled incompetent by federal judge
Robert Dear, 63, is accused of killing three people and wounding eight others during the Nov. 27, 2015, attack on a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs.
Two years into Colorado’s home school boom, pandemic uncertainties bring new families into the fold
The state’s population of home-school students doubled in the year after the pandemic hit classrooms. The growth could be long-lasting.
As aquifers drain, El Paso County is hoping a nearly endless loop of water can fight future shortages
Could a $134 million pipeline recycling suburban water help wean communities off depleted aquifer sources? The latest complex solution for the arid, fast-growing West.
Life after coal: How workers at Colorado Springs’ shuttered power plant are transitioning to new careers
Chris Cox worked at the Martin Drake Power Plant for 10 years. He's among 80 people finding new jobs as power companies switch to cleaner fuels.
An obituary for coal at the Martin Drake Power Plant in Colorado Springs, by the numbers
Final burn of black carbon at the Colorado Springs Utility plant prompts a reckoning of its impact on the mechanical and environmental worlds.
Inside Colorado’s attempt to police the growing number of homeless camps in national forests
More homeless camps have been popping up in Colorado’s national forests during the pandemic
Racial segregation is getting worse in big U.S. cities — except for Colorado Springs
Among the 113 largest cities examined by researchers for a decade only two qualified as "integrated." One of them was Colorado Springs. Denver ranked as "highly segregated"
Pikes Peak “bolt war” pits veteran climbers against each other on America’s Mountain
Two long-time climbers are removing fixed protection installed by author of new guidebook to Pikes Peak climbing routes.
What should Colorado’s new Department of Early Childhood look like? Leaders want parent, teacher say.
With three months to figure out the department’s structure, the state wants to know how to improve preschool services and financial aid for families.
Colorado Springs officer who said “Kill Them All” at protest against racial injustice sued for excessive force
A woman alleges Keith Wrede ambushed her and a friend from behind after police ordered them and other protesters to disperse
Billionaire Phil Anschutz and his wife are suing Colorado for a tax refund. How much they want is a secret.
Anschutz and his wife, Nancy, claim that changes in the federal tax code made through the CARES Act entitle them to lower taxes in previous years
A Colorado hospital charged $722.50 to push medicine through an IV. Twice.
In Colorado, the average charge for the code corresponding to pushing drugs into an IV has nearly tripled since 2014, and the dollars hospitals actually get for it has doubled. In Colorado Springs specifically, the cost for IV pushes rose even more sharply than it did statewide.
“Finding out that we are all human”: COVID-19 brought Colorado teachers back to the basics of connecting with kids
Teachers learned lessons of their own during the pandemic. They’ll return next year with new ways to educate and a focus on relationships.
Hundreds mourn Colorado Springs shooting victims at candlelight vigil
Police said the shooting was an act of domestic violence
Former staffer sues Doug Lamborn, claims he took a “reckless and dangerous” approach to coronavirus
The legal action also accuses Lamborn of using his position in Congress to benefit his family, making staff run errands for his wife. The Colorado Springs Republican denies the allegations.
Colorado Springs police say mass shooting was fueled by domestic violence, identify seven people killed
“At the core of this horrendous act is domestic violence,” said Colorado Springs Police Department Chief Vince Niski
7 killed, including suspected gunman, in mass shooting at Colorado Springs birthday party
The suspected gunman was a boyfriend of one of the female victims. Authorities say he walked inside the home "and began shooting people at the party before taking his own life."
Man gets 60 years for 1988 slaying of Colorado Springs woman
James Papol, who was 15 when he attacked 24-year-old Mary Lynn Vialpando in an alley
Jill Biden thanks military spouses in Colorado for their service
The First Lady is set to speak at Fort Carson military base near Colorado Springs ahead of Military Spouse Appreciation Day on Friday