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Andrea Sinclair

Police Reporter

  • Woman found in car in El Paso County identified, homicide ruled out

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    The death of a woman whose body was found in an SUV Sunday in east Colorado Springs will not be investigated as a homicide, according to the El Paso County Sheriff's Office. Dawn Frank, 28, of Simla, was identified as the victim but the cause and manner of death were pending a...

  • Powerful storms pelt parts of Colorado

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    A line of storms pushed eastward through the state Monday afternoon, bringing lightning, rain, hail, high winds and even tornado warnings to parts of Colorado. In the Pikes Peak region, the storms dropped heavy, but brief, rain in the downtown area and blanketed Pikes Peak with...

  • Death of Colorado Springs woman investigated as 'suspicious'

    Updated: 8 hr ago

    The death of a woman whose body was found in an SUV Sunday in east Colorado Springs will be investigated as "suspicious," the El Paso County Sheriff's Office said Monday. An area resident reported the discovery about 6 p.m. near Seneca Road and Ford Street, off Galley Road and Powers...

  • Military smoke bomb briefly closes Colorado Springs police operations center

    Updated: 9 hr ago

    The Police Operations Center closed for about a half-hour Monday when a suspicious device was brought to the building on the 700 block of South Nevada Avenue, according to Colorado Springs police. Rio Grande Street was closed between Nevada Avenue and South Weber Street as the bomb...

  • Fremont County man who killed ex-girlfriend, 2 children handed life sentences

    Updated: 18 hr ago

    A man who pleaded guilty to killing his former girlfriend and her two young children and sexually assaulting her teenage daughter in Cañon City, was sentenced to three consecutive life terms in prison without parole at the Fremont County courthouse Monday. Jaacob Van Winkle, 31,...

  • Green Party gubernatorial candidate visits Colorado Springs


    If it were up to Green Party gubernatorial candidate Harry Hempy, cities and counties would have the choice to raise their minimum wages individually, the best way for Colorado communities to keep up with the rising cost of living. Hempy, a retired IBM computer scientist with a...

  • Husband, wife robbed at gunpoint in Colorado Springs apartment complex


    A Colorado Springs reported that three males robbed them at gunpoint Sunday morning in the parking lot of their apartment complex, police said. The husband and wife arrived home about 2 a.m. at the Pine Creek Village Apartments on the 800 block of Chapman Drive, off South Academy...

  • Two men injured in southeast Colorado Springs drive-by shooting

    Published: Sun, Sep 28, 2014

    A reported shooting Sunday morning in southeast Colorado Springs resulted in two injuries but no arrests, police said. Several residents in the area of the 1400 block of East Cheyenne Road, off U.S. 85/87, reported hearing shots fired about 4 a.m.. Officers in the area found no...

  • Former Colorado Springs journalist killed in west side crash

    Updated: Thu, Sep 25, 2014

    Rob Larimer, a former journalist with The Gazette and the Colorado Springs Business Journal, died late Wednesday in a crash on the west side of Colorado Springs, the El Paso County Coroner's Office confirmed. His wife, Michelle Beckmann, shared news of the tragedy on her Facebook page...

  • Pepper spray, BB gun disrupts classes at two D49 schools

    Updated: Thu, Sep 25, 2014

    Pepper spray and a BB gun found inside a student's backpack caused minor disruptions at two District 49 schools Thursday morning, district officials said. Vista Ridge High School was evacuated for about a half hour Thursday morning after a student used pepper spray inside the...