• Colorado Springs hair salon robbed at gunpoint

    By stephen hobbs stephen.hobbs@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sat, Jan 24, 2015

    A hair salon was robbed of cash Friday night by a male with gun, Colorado Springs police said. Employees at the Supercuts at 1207 N. Circle Drive told police that the armed robber demanded money about 7:30 p.m. and he fled with an undisclosed amount of cash, police said. The robber...

  • Man hit with stun gun, others arrested, after disturbance outside Colorado Springs sports bar

    By stephen hobbs stephen.hobbs@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sat, Jan 24, 2015

    A male was hit with a stun gun, and two others were arrested, after a disturbance outside of a sports bar, Colorado Springs police said. Officers were investigating an unrelated call for service Saturday around 1:45 a.m., when they heard a disturbance from a parking lot in front of...

  • Man allegedly hits female with car during argument

    By stephen hobbs stephen.hobbs@gazette.com -
    Published: Sat, Jan 24, 2015

    A man was arrested after he allegedly struck and seriously injured a female with his vehicle during an argument early Saturday, Colorado Springs police said. Derek Wilson, 50, and the female were arguing just after midnight Friday in the parking lot of a business on the 200 block of...

  • Woman arrested after verbal argument

    By stephen hobbs stephen.hobbs@gazette.com -
    Published: Sat, Jan 24, 2015

    A woman was arrested after allegedly obstructing officers as they tried to investigate an argument she was involved in, Colorado Springs police said. While investigating an unrelated incident at the 2500 block of Verde Drive, near the intersection of east Fountain Boulevard and south...

  • Check cashing business robbed Saturday morning

    By stephen hobbs stephen.hobbs@gazette.com -
    Published: Sat, Jan 24, 2015

    A man armed with a "long gun" threatened employees and demanded cash at a check-cashing business about 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Colorado Springs police said. The robber fled through the back door of United Check Cashing, at 3275 E. Platte Avenue, police said. Few other details were...

  • Man charged in fatal Colorado Springs shooting is convicted

    By stephen hobbs stephen.hobbs@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sat, Jan 24, 2015

    Jason Romeo Forbes was convicted of murder Friday in last year's shooting death of David "DJ" Johnson in what appeared to be a drug deal gone bad. In a verdict announced by 4th Judicial District Judge Barbara Hughes, the jury found Forbes guilty of first-degree murder in Johnson's...

  • Air Force Academy will take to the skies Saturday, but don't expect much noise

    By tom roeder tom.roeder@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sat, Jan 24, 2015

    Cadet pilots will work overtime this Saturday - and possibly others - to make up for flying time lost to bad weather. A snowstorm that rolled in Wednesday grounded the Air Force Academy's fleet of gliders and single-engine trainers, delaying training that must be completed before the...

  • Delivery truck hits, kills woman in wheelchair

    Associated Press
    Updated: Sat, Jan 24, 2015

    AURORA - Police are investigating after a 50-year-old woman in a motorized wheelchair was hit and killed by a meat delivery truck in Aurora. Witnesses told investigators the driver of the truck was making a right turn out of a shopping center at about 1:45 p.m. Friday when the...

  • CSU-Pueblo celebrates its D-II football championship with community

    By Kevin Carmody sports@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sat, Jan 24, 2015

    It took the football program at Colorado State-Pueblo a mere seven seasons to go from nothing to NCAA Division II national champions. And although the team hoisted the trophy more than one month ago in Kansas City, Kan., it didn't have any complaints about waiting a little longer for...

  • Courts Roundup: Trial underway in attempted murder, kidnapping in Colorado Springs

    By lisa walton The Gazette -
    Updated: Sat, Jan 24, 2015

    A jury trial began Tuesday for a man accused in the kidnapping, sex assault and shooting of a woman in December 2013. Hamilton Lee Sullivan is facing several charges, including attempted first-degree murder and second-degree kidnapping. The woman was found alive Dec. 28 near Old...

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