• Colorado Springs police: Woman assaulted officers

    By chhun sun chhun.sun@gazette.com -
    Updated: 1 hr ago

    A 25-year-old woman assaulted two police officers during a disturbance investigation Wednesday in east Colorado Springs, the police said. Elisa Porpst, 25, was arrested on second-degree assault after she became "combative" with officers while she was escorted to a police car, the...

  • Colorado police say 'Pink Thong Bandit' arrested

    By Jesse Paul, The Denver Post
    Updated: 3 hr ago

    Denver police said Wednesday they have arrested a man they believe is the "Pink Thong Bandit" — known for his unmistakable undergarments — in connection with indecent exposure incidents that began in 2012. Gary Miller Jr., 37, was arrested Tuesday in connection with an indecent...

  • Former Denver Human Services worker sentenced for misconduct

    Associated Press
    Updated: 3 hr ago

    DENVER — A former Denver Human Services caseworker accused of falsifying reports in the case of a 2-month-old girl who was hospitalized with skull fractures and later died has pleaded guilty. The Denver District Attorney's Office announced Wednesday that 27-year-old Rotchana Madera...

  • Notebook offers view into theater shooter's mind

    Associated Press
    Updated: 3 hr ago

    CENTENNIAL — Colorado theater shooting gunman James Holmes' notebook provides the most comprehensive look yet into what he described as his "broken" mind. Just before the 2012 shootings, Holmes mailed the notebook to a University of Colorado psychiatrist who treated him. It was made...

  • Judge: Colorado student accused of stabbing classmate poses risk

    Associated Press
    Updated: 3 hr ago

    BROOMFIELD — A judge says a 14-year-old boy accused of stabbing a classmate at a suburban Denver school poses a risk to the community and should be held in a juvenile detention center while he awaits trial. The Broomfield Enterprise reports (http://goo.gl/3QQdNy ) Judge Francis...

  • Colorado Springs police: Man who overdosed set fire to his home

    BY CHHUN SUN chhun.sun@gazette.com -
    Updated: 5 hr ago

    A Colorado Springs man who was pulled out of a burning townhouse and died from a drug overdose set the fire, police said Wednesday. Investigators ruled that Jasen Martinez, 40, caused the blaze at a Georgetown Square townhouse April 11 before he was carried out by several...

  • 11-year-old El Paso County boy faces attempted murder charge

    BY KASSONDRA CLOOS kassondra.cloos@gazette.com -
    Updated: 11 hr ago

    An 11-year-old El Paso County boy who allegedly stabbed his mother on May 1 has been booked into Spring Creek Juvenile Detention Facility on suspicion of attempted first-degree murder. The boy's name has not been released because he is a juvenile, the El Paso County Sheriff's Office...

  • 11-year-old stabbing suspect appears in court in a wheelchair

    BY KASSONDRA CLOOS kassondra.cloos@gazette.com -
    Updated: 11 hr ago

    A boy accused of stabbing his mother in their Monument-area home two weeks ago appeared in court Friday in a wheelchair with a cast on his left arm. The 11-year-old was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of attempted first-degree murder. The incident is under investigation, but the El...

  • Victim gesture eases Colorado Springs woman's pain at sentencing in crash that killed 5-year-old

    BY JAKOB RODGERS jakob.rodgers@gazette.com -
    Updated: 11 hr ago

    Raphael Hameed wheeled up to the woman who killed his 5-year-old son and placed his hand on her back. The simple gesture of comfort as Xyrjah Goldston wept inside a Colorado Springs courtroom on Tuesday epitomized "one of the most unusual cases" ever before 4th Judicial District...

  • Man held without bond in fatal Colorado state patrol crash

    Associated Press
    Updated: 12 hr ago

    BOULDER — A judge Wednesday ordered the driver accused of killing a Colorado State Patrol cadet in a crash that also critically injured a trooper held without bond until a preliminary hearing in July. The ruling came as 27-year-old Christopher Gebers, dressed in an orange and white...

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