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  • Comedy helps pull Caleb Medley through tragedy of Aurora shootings

    By Kevin Simpson, The Denver Post
    Updated: Mon, Jul 21, 2014

    As the cop guided his vehicle away from the chaos, making his third emergency run of the night to University of Colorado Hospital, he could hear the labored breathing of the injured young man in his back seat — "the most god-awful sound," as he would later describe it. That...

  • Man arrested inside Colorado Springs church

    By Emily Donovan, emily.donovan@gazette.com -
    Updated: Mon, Jul 21, 2014

    A man was arrested inside a Colorado Springs church near the intersection 19th St. and Uintah Street around 8 a.m. Sunday after trying to flee from police. Jeremy Hunter, 25, was allegedly in violation of a protection order when police arrived to a home on the 700 block of Manitou...

  • SWAT take man into custody after five-hour standoff in Aurora

    Denver Post
    Published: Sun, Jul 20, 2014

    An early Sunday morning standoff ended with an Aurora Police SWAT team arresting a shotgun-wielding man, with an outstanding arrest warrant for attempted homicide. At around 2 a.m. Aurora Police received a report of a man with a gun at the Silverbrook Apartments, at 15453 East 1st...

  • Police: Moving body too much for 1 in Aspen murder

    Associated Press
    Published: Sun, Jul 20, 2014

    ASPEN — Police investigating the slaying of a socialite in Aspen initially believed that stuffing a body into trash bags, moving it to a closet, and flipping a queen size mattress to conceal blood stains was impossible for one person. A consortium of media won the release of the...

  • Sunday marks 2 years since theater massacre in Colorado

    The Associated Press
    Updated: Sun, Jul 20, 2014

    DENVER — On July 20, 2012, a man wearing police-style armor killed 12 people and injured 70 during a midnight showing of "The Dark Knight Rises" in the Denver suburb of Aurora. James Holmes, a former neuroscience graduate student, pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity in the...

  • Fountain police searching for two suspects in robbery, shooting

    by monica mendoza Monica.Mendoza@gazette.com
    Updated: Sat, Jul 19, 2014

    Fountain police were searching for two men Saturday suspected of robbing a man in front of Biscuit's Cafe, 1105 S. Santa Fe Ave. Police were notified at 1:45 p.m. when a caller reported shots were fired. Police determined that two men in a maroon Nissan Murano robbed a man in front of...

  • Pastor sentenced for relationship with 15yo girl

    The Associated Press
    Published: Sat, Jul 19, 2014

    BOULDER — A former youth pastor has been sentenced to prison for a seven-year relationship he started with a church member when she was 15 years old. The Camera reported Saturday (http://bit.ly/1n3UHvJ ) that 35-year-old Jason Roberson will also serve a 30-day jail sentence...

  • Man arrested for shotgun blast at occupied car

    by stephen hobbs stephen.hobbs@gazette.com -
    Published: Sat, Jul 19, 2014

    A 29-year-old man was held on $2,000 bond Saturday after he allegedly fired his shotgun toward an occupied car. Yevgeniy Melnikov took his shotgun and went into the backyard of a neighbor's home on the 2700 block of Willamette Place around 7:30 p.m. Friday, Colorado Springs police...

  • Courts week includes two men sentenced, one guilty of murder plea

    By lisa walton lisa.walton@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Jul 18, 2014

    At the El Paso County Courthouse this week, a 23-year-old man charged in a park shooting was sentenced to prison, a man accused of shooting another man to death pleaded guilty to second-degree murder, and a father was sentenced to probation for negligent child abuse. - On Monday, one...

  • Three people accused of counterfeiting arrested by Fountain police

    lisa walton lisa.walton@gazette.com -
    Published: Fri, Jul 18, 2014

    Three of five people wanted in connection to a counterfeiting ring have been arrested, Fountain police said. The arrests are the result of a counterfeiting investigation that began in April after several local businesses received fake $100 bills, police said David Hagen and Brandy...

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