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  • Colorado Springs man gets life in prison for murder of his pregnant wife

    By Monica Mendoza Monica.Mendoza@gazette.com -
    Updated: 3 hr ago

    A Colorado Springs man was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole Friday morning. Jurors found Andre Jones guilty in the murder of his pregnant wife earlier this week in 4th Judicial District Court. The only option for his sentence was life without the...

  • Passenger cited after bringing loaded gun in carry-on luggage to Colorado Springs Airport

    By MONICA MENDOZA monica.mendoza@gazette.com -
    Updated: 4 hr ago

    A passenger trying to board a plane Thursday evening at Colorado Springs Airport was found with a loaded gun in his carry-on luggage, according to the Transportation Security Administration. A TSA employee discovered the loaded firearm at 7:15 p.m. at the checkpoint of the airport....

  • Man hospitalized after shooting self in foot

    By STEPHEN HOBBS stephen.hobbs@gazette.com -
    Published: Fri, Jul 25, 2014

    A 53-year-old Colorado Springs man was seriously injured after he shot himself in the foot in his home, Colorado Springs Police said. Police said the man, who lives on the 1900 block of south El Paso Street, shot himself with a handgun on Friday morning around 10:55 a.m. The man, who...

  • Man arrested in alleged sexual assault near Colorado Springs swim area

    By stephen hobbs stephen.hobbs@gazette.com -
    Published: Fri, Jul 25, 2014

    A 41-year-old Colorado Springs man was arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting a woman near the swim area of Prospect Lake. William Graham Jr., Colorado Springs police said, allegedly assaulted a 32-year-old woman sometime between 8 p.m. Tuesday and 6 a.m. Wednesday. Graham was...

  • El Paso County sheriff's spokesman Jeff Kramer reassigned

    By MATT STEINER The Gazette -
    Updated: 12 hr ago

    Lt. Jeff Kramer will no longer be public information officer for the El Paso County Sheriff's Office. Kramer, who was the primary spokesman for Sheriff Terry Maketa for more than two years, announced Thursday that he is moving to a job in the Sheriff's Office patrol division. Kramer...

  • Judge could approve $3.3M Denver jail-abuse payout

    The Associated Press
    Published: Thu, Jul 24, 2014

    DENVER — A federal judge says he will likely accept a proposed $3.3 million settlement offer from the city of Denver to a former inmate who said a sheriff's deputy encouraged other inmates to beat him. But U.S. District Judge John Kane said after a closed hearing Thursday...

  • Man held after wild car-theft spree near Denver

    The Associated Press
    Yesterday

    GOLDEN — A man wielding a rifle and a handgun hijacked a car, burst through a garage door in a stolen SUV and tried to commandeer two state-owned dump trucks before a deputy wrestled him to the pavement on a highway west of Denver, authorities said. No major injuries were reported...

  • Judge: James Holmes sanity exam can be recorded

    The Associated Press
    Yesterday

    CENTENNIAL — A psychiatrist will be allowed to video-record the second sanity evaluation of the man charged with a mass killing in a Colorado movie theater, despite his lawyer's objections, a judge ruled Thursday. It wasn't clear whether the video of defendant James Holmes could be...

  • Two dead in Fort Collins shooting

    By Jason Pohl, The Coloradoan
    Published: Thu, Jul 24, 2014

    Two men are dead in a reported murder-suicide in southwest Fort Collins. Fort Collins police and other emergency personnel responded to the shooting incident in the city's southwest corner shortly before 1 p.m. Thursday. An informant told police that her husband had shot a family...

  • Truck crashes into Colorado Springs building

    By andrea sinclair andrea.sinclair@gazette.com -
    Published: Thu, Jul 24, 2014

    The driver of a van was ticketed for careless driving after police said he crashed into a building in southeast Colorado Springs Thursday morning. The driver, who was not injured in the crash, was traveling eastbound over the MLK Bypass about 8:40 a.m. when traffic came to a sudden...

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