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  • Denver deputies on trial in preacher's jail death

    Associated Press
    Updated: 14 hr ago

    DENVER — Jury selection is set to begin Monday in the civil trial of five Denver sheriff's deputies accused of causing the death of a homeless street preacher in jail. Marvin Booker died in 2010 after deputies shocked him with a Taser after he was handcuffed, put him in a sleeper...

  • Courtroom cameras sought in Aurora theater shooting trial

    Associated Press
    Updated: 17 hr ago

    CENTENNIAL — News organizations are asking a judge to allow one video camera and one still photographer in the courtroom during the Colorado theater shootings trial, but prosecutors and the defense object. The judge will hear arguments Monday. Attorneys for news organizations...

  • Sheriff's Office mounted unit assumes investigation of dead horses

    By Wayne Heilman wayneh@gazette.com -
    Yesterday

    The El Paso County Sheriff's Office mounted unit has taken over an investigation into several dead horses discovered Friday in a barn in Black Forest, Sheriff's Office spokesman Sgt. Greg White said Saturday. The dead horses were discovered after a woman called to report that she had...

  • Fugitive arrested in Colorado Springs, drugs found

    By stephen hobbs stephen.hobbs@gazette.com -
    Published: Sat, Sep 20, 2014

    A man wanted by police was arrested Friday after he was located inside of a parked car, Colorado Springs police said. The man was in front of a home at 1826 Carmel Drive, which police said they were conducting surveillance on because they believed a fugitive may be living there....

  • Crime scene details emerge in Colorado Springs double murder trial

    By jakob rodgers jakob.rodgers@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Sep 19, 2014

    Pieces of a home security system lay across the living room, ripped from a wall and scattered. Cords led to electronics no longer there amid a house littered with toppled furniture and video games strewn across the floor. Fort Carson Staff Sgt. David Dunlap and his pregnant wife lay...

  • Courts Roundup

    BY lisa walton lisa.walton@gazette.com -
    Published: Sat, Sep 20, 2014

    A woman indicted in May on charges of attempted murder received a 15-year suspended prison sentence and six years of probation Thursday for first-degree burglary, according to court records and the 4th Judicial District Attorney's Office. Michelle Heaston pleaded guilty to...

  • Several horses found dead in Black Forest barn

    BY lisa walton lisa.walton@gazette.com -
    Published: Fri, Sep 19, 2014

    Several dead horses were discovered inside a barn in Black Forest, the El Paso County's Sheriff Office said.
Around 3 p.m. Friday a woman called to report that she had found the horses on the property on the 5400 block of Burgess Road, deputies said. While she lives on the property,...

  • New details about Fort Carson soldier accused of burning house

    BY lisa walton lisa.walton@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Sep 19, 2014

    A Fort Carson soldier arrested on suspicion of burning down his own house Sunday morning had increased his home insurance coverage just days before the blaze, according to an arrest affidavit. Crews responding to the fire at 7568 Chasewood Loop shortly after 1:30 a.m. said they found...

  • Calhan homicide victim identified

    By andrea sinclair andrea.sinclair@gazette.com -
    Updated: Thu, Sep 18, 2014

    The victim of a fatal shooting in Calhan was identified Thursday as 30-year-old Michael Mackey, according to the El Paso County Sheriff's Office. The El Paso County coroner determined the cause of death as multiple gunshot wounds and ruled the death a homicide, the fourth in El Paso...

  • Suspect in 1999 killing waives extradition

    The Associated Press
    Updated: Thu, Sep 18, 2014

    BILLINGS, Mont. — A Colorado man charged with killing his wife 15 years ago agreed Thursday to return to Montana to face trial amid indications that authorities had long harbored questions about his possible involvement in the case. Brian David Laird, 46, waived extradition during a...

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