• Victim of Tuesday shooting identified by Colorado Springs police

    By Kassondra Cloos kassondra.cloos@gazette.com -
    Yesterday

    A Colorado Springs woman who was shot to death on Tuesday has been identified by police as 26-year-old Shelley Dorsey. Dorsey was found with gunshot injuries in the parking lot of the Mountain Country Estates apartment complex in southeast Colorado Springs early Tuesday morning. She...

  • AROUND TOWN: Fun on the Safe Passage Boardwalk helps victimized children

    By Linda Navarro, The Gazette, linda.navarro@gazette.com -
    Published: Wed, Mar 25, 2015

    Shades of New Jersey, walking the Boardwalk, playing carnival games, winning kitschy little prizes. This was the Boardwalk Safe Passage style, circa the 1930s, down the hallways and in the ballroom at the Marriott Hotel on March 7. In true Safe Passage fundraiser gala fashion, the...

  • 32 indicted in Colorado illegal marijuana operation

    Associated Press
    Updated: Wed, Mar 25, 2015

    DENVER — A Colorado grand jury has indicted 32 people on charges that they illegally grew and shipped thousands of pounds of marijuana to other states, most often Minnesota. The Denver Post (http://dpo.st/1Oz2dvs ) reported Wednesday that authorities believe the group made...

  • Driver arrested in crash that hurt Denver cop during protest

    The Associated Press
    Updated: Wed, Mar 25, 2015

    DENVER — A driver who struck and seriously injured a Denver police officer during a protest over police killings would not have been issued a driver's license if he had been honest about his history of seizures, police wrote in an affidavit supporting the man's arrest Wednesday....

  • Armed man robs Colorado Springs Walgreens

    By Kassondra Cloos kassondra.cloos@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Mar 25, 2015

    A Colorado Springs Walgreens was robbed at gunpoint late Wednesday morning. The store at 6820 Centennial Blvd. was robbed by a man with a semi-automatic pistol around 11 a.m., according to police. No one was injured, but the man got away with the cash drawer.

  • Longmont woman who had baby cut from belly released from hospital

    Associated Press
    Updated: Wed, Mar 25, 2015

    LONGMONT — A Colorado woman whose unborn baby was cut from her womb by a stranger with a kitchen knife has been released from a hospital a week after the gruesome attack. The family of Michelle Wilkins, 26, said in a statement Wednesday that she is in a safe location with her...

  • Colorado Springs police say they found live grenade in car of man wanted in kidnapping

    By Kassondra Cloos kassondra.cloos@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Mar 25, 2015

    Police found a live grenade Tuesday night in the car of a Colorado Springs fugitive wanted on suspicion of kidnapping and felony assault. Michael David Young, 33, was arrested around 10:45 p.m. near the intersection of Barnes Road and Oro Blanco Drive. Police found a suspicious...

  • Colorado Springs-area Jimmy John's employee forced into freezer by suspected robbers

    By Kassondra Cloos kassondra.cloos@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Mar 25, 2015

    A Jimmy John's employee alone in the Monument shop early Wednesday morning was forced into the freezer while two men robbed the safe, the El Paso County Sheriff's Office said. The employee was not harmed. She arrived at the restaurant early to get it ready for opening, and she was...

  • Colorado Springs police release findings in death of woman, 26

    BY MARIA ST. LOUIS-SANCHEZ maria.sanchez@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Mar 25, 2015

    A woman who was found outside a south-side apartment complex early Tuesday died of a gunshot wound, Colorado Springs police said. The 26-year-old woman's death was ruled a homicide by the El Paso County Coroner's Office, police said. Her name has not been released. Police said...

  • El Paso County couple arrested in Arizona for illegal gun sales

    By Maria St. louis-sanchez maria.sanchez@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Mar 25, 2015

    Two people were arrested this month in Arizona and are awaiting extradition to El Paso County after authorities say they fraudulently sold guns and left Colorado. Peter and Mary Malone were operating under the business names Falcon Sportsman and Maxx Tactical in 2014 when they used a...

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