Leslie James, The Gazette

Leslie James

The Gazette

Colorado, United States

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Recent articles by Leslie:

Missing Colorado Springs boy considered at-risk

Colorado Springs police are looking for a missing teen boy described as at-risk, the police department posted to Twitter Monday. → Read More

Woman killed in Colorado Springs crash identified

The woman involved in a fatal crash in Colorado Springs late Friday has been identified as Kathryn Reeves of Woodland Park. → Read More

Chatridge 2 fire in Douglas County is 100 percent contained, evacuations orders being lifted

A grass fire that scorched 461 acres and prompted mandatory evacuations in incorporated Douglas County is 100 percent contained, reports the South Metro Fire Department. → Read More

Confirmed presence of blue-green algae at Colorado Springs lake; closure continues

Colorado Springs officials confirmed the presence of blue-green algae in Prospect Lake Monday, continuing the lake's closure. → Read More

WATCH | Mountain lion cub joins Colorado Springs zoo

A mountain lion cub arrived at the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo on June 15 after being found on a logging road near Spokane, Washington, according to a news release from the → Read More

Vehicle fire shuts down road in west Colorado Springs

A recreational vehicle engulfed in flames shut down roads in west Colorado Springs Sunday afternoon. → Read More

Police: Home and at least 25 cars burglarized, two stolen in northeast Colorado Springs

Two cars were stolen and a home and at least 25 cars were broken into in a northeast Colorado Springs area early Monday, according to police. → Read More

Blue-green algae concerns close Colorado Springs lake

The notorious algae that hit Pikes Peak region lakes last summer and had devastating effects for some pet owners has likely made a comeback at Prospect Lake in Colorado Springs, → Read More

Polis introduces next phase of reopening Colorado; loosens "Safer-at-Home" restrictions

Gov. Jared Polis issued new draft guidelines Monday that loosen restrictions on business operations as some areas of Colorado move toward the even less restrictive third phase of reopening next → Read More

Man pistol-whipped in Colorado Springs assault, police say

Authorities are searching for three suspects who beat a man with the end of a handgun Friday night, Colorado Springs police said Saturday. → Read More

Health officials seek person who brought baby raccoon into Colorado Springs Petco

El Paso County Public Health officials are asking that the person who brought a baby raccoon into a Colorado Springs Petco on Sunday to reach out. → Read More

Pikes Peak region's YMCA facilities to reopen

The YMCA of the Pikes Peak Region plans to reopen next week after closing its facilities in March during Colorado Gov. Jared Polis' stay-at-home public health order. → Read More

Colorado mountain pass to close Monday ahead of snowstorm

A popular mountain pass in Colorado, Trail Ridge Road, will close late Monday after reopening just last week, according to a news release from park officials. → Read More

Forecast: Red flag, high wind warnings in El Paso County

The National Weather Service in Pueblo has issued a red flag and a high wind warning for El Paso County and surrounding areas Saturday. → Read More

Colorado Springs police seek help in fatal hit-and-run crash Tuesday night

Colorado Springs police are searching for a vehicle after a pedestrian was struck and killed late Tuesday. → Read More

Identity of El Paso County deputy involved in shooting that wounded man released

The identity of the El Paso County deputy involved in Friday's shooting that left one man wounded following a domestic violence report was released Monday. → Read More

Colorado Springs man identified as victim in Memorial Park shooting; police ask for public's help

A man killed last week in a drive-by shooting at Memorial Park was identified Wednesday by Colorado Springs police. → Read More

Colorado ski resort plans to reopen Wednesday

As several Colorado counties had their public health order variance requests approved to begin reopening dine-in services, a ski resort announced reopening plans, too. → Read More

Snow, rain likely in Colorado mountains through Memorial Day

The next several days are expected to be cool and rainy in the Pikes Peak region while higher elevation towns could see snow, according to the National Weather Service in → Read More

Man wounded in Colorado Springs westside shooting

A man was wounded in a shooting Monday in westside Colorado Springs, according to police. → Read More