Man arrested for allegedly waving gun at Colorado Springs playground


A man is facing child abuse, reckless endangerment and weapons charges after allegedly waiving a gun around at a playground, and then trying to run from police.

Colorado Springs police say 22-year-old...

Bomb squad called to Garden of the Gods to investigate pressure bombs

By: The Gazette

The regional bomb squad went to Garden of the Gods Park in western Colorado Springs on Saturday morning to investigate reports of pressure bombs in one of the park's parking lots.

According to Colorado...

Survivor: Gunman spared student to take package to police

By: The Associated Press

ROSEBURG, Ore. — As a 26-year-old killer gunned down victims inside a college classroom, he spared one student and gave him a package to deliver to authorities, according to the grandmother of a student who...

Denver police ordered to stop enforcing panhandling ban

By: The Associated Press

DENVER — In the wake of a federal court ruling a Grand Junction panhandling ordinance unconstitutional, Denver police officers have been told by the police chief to stop enforcing the city's panhandling ban.


2 police cruisers hit in Colorado Springs

By: The Associated Press

Several Colorado Springs police officers escaped injury when a car ran into their cruisers while the officers were investigating a domestic disturbance on the side of the road.

The accident happened about 1...

Colorado teen killed after being hit by vehicle fleeing police

By: The Gazette

GREELEY — A teenager has died after a vehicle fleeing a police officer crashed into his car Friday night.

Greeley police spokesman Sgt. Joe Tymkowych said in a statement that the incident began when a...

Standoff at Arvada Police Department HQ ends peacefully

By: The Associated Press

ARVADA — Authorities have arrested an armed man who barricaded himself in the lobby of the Arvada Police Department headquarters.

Police spokeswoman Jill McGranahan tells The Denver Post that the man, who...

Authorities: Man arrested in Detroit for decades-old Fort Carson shooting


Authorities say a Fort Carson deserter wanted for a 1990 shooting on the post has been captured in Detroit.

The U.S. Marshals Service says 44-year-old Pvt. Maurice Crutchfield was caught Thursday hiding in a...