Colorado Springs man with long criminal history sent to prison on gun charge

By: KAITLIN DURBIN kaitlin.durbin@gazette.com

A man prosecutors say has a history of committing violent crimes involving drugs, theft and human trafficking was sent to prison for carrying a firearm.

Michael Alvares Fykes, 45, of Colorado Springs, was...

Colorado Springs police want help finding man who robbed cellphone store

By: KAITLIN DURBIN kaitlin.durbin@gazette.com

Police are asking the community's help in finding a man who robbed a cellphone store at gunpoint.

A man walked into Metro PCS, at 2303 East Platte Ave., about 12:05 p.m. on Jan. 4 and asked for information...

Colorado Springs police investigate overnight shooting

By: Kaitlin Durbin kaitlin.durbin@gazette.com

A man is in the hospital recovering after a shooting overnight in Colorado Springs' northeast side.

The shooting happened around 3 a.m. in the 4600 block of Splendid Circle South, police said.

A man...

Coroner IDs man shot to death in Denver

By: The Associated Press

DENVER (AP) — Authorities have released the name of a man who was shot to death outside of a home in Denver.

The Denver coroner's office identified the victim Monday as 28-year-old David Castillo, who died...

Colorado Springs woman accused in fatal crash had .22 blood-alcohol level

By: LANCE BENZEL lance.benzel@gazette.com

A Colorado Springs woman accused of killing a fellow motorist after speeding through a stop sign had a blood-alcohol level nearly three times the legal limit, Colorado State Patrol troopers testified Monday.

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Colorado Springs Bank robbers disguise themselves well for heist

By: KAITLIN DURBIN kaitlin.durbin@gazette.com

Two men who police said robbed a bank Monday were covered from head to toe.

Shortly after 9 a.m., the men walked into Wells Fargo Bank at 4151 N. Academy Blvd. and demanded money, police said. They did not...

Man suspected of robbing Colorado Springs bank may be linked to string of crimes

By: KAITLIN DURBIN kaitlin.durbin@gazette.com

Police were watching a Colorado Springs bank when a man walked in last week and demanded money from the teller.

Minutes before the Key Bank at 5725 N. Academy Blvd. called to report a robbery on Wednesday, a...

Fountain woman arrested on suspicion of animal cruelty was under investigation by Humane Society

By: KAITLIN DURBIN kaitlin.durbin@gazette.com

A woman who was under investigation by the Humane Society for animal cruelty has been arrested on suspicion of the same.

Crystal McIntosh, 33, faces seven counts of animal cruelty after Fountain police found...