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  • Man testifies about kidnapping, sexual assault in Colorado Springs

    BY KASSONDRA CLOOS kassondra.cloos@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Dec 17, 2014

    When a 19-year-old employee at a Colorado Springs 7-Eleven got off work one mid-April night, a stranger was waiting for him. The employee agreed to give the man a ride to his car, but had no idea he would be kidnapped, drugged and sexually assaulted for hours to come that evening, he...

  • Prosecutors charge Colorado man living secretly in rafters

    Associated Press
    Updated: Wed, Dec 17, 2014

    DENVER — Prosecutors have charged a man who was living secretly in the rafters above a Denver restaurant after he crashed through the ceiling, triggered a flood and got trapped in a wall. The Denver District Attorney's Office says 36-year-old Stephen Graves is facing charges of...

  • Photos: Police search for masked robber in 7-Eleven holdups

    BY LISA WALTON lisa.walton@gazette.com -
    Updated: Tue, Dec 16, 2014

    Officers are searching for a man who held up three 7-Eleven stores in the span of an hour early Sunday morning, Colorado Springs police said. In each robbery, a masked man pointed a black handgun at the clerk, demanded money and fled on foot with cash, police said.
The first store,...

  • Police looking for Pennsylvania shooting spree suspect find body

    Associated Press
    Updated: Tue, Dec 16, 2014

    PENNSBURG, Pa. — A body has been found in the woods near the suburban Philadelphia home of a Marine veteran suspected of killing his ex-wife and five of her relatives. Montgomery County District Attorney Risa Vetri Ferman says the body was found Tuesday afternoon by police looking...

  • 2 charged in shooting deaths of 3 in suburban Denver

    Associated Press
    Updated: Tue, Dec 16, 2014

    BRIGHTON — Two men arrested in the shooting deaths of three men in Adams County last week have been charged. Forty-one-year-old Gabriel Flores, the alleged gunman, was charged Tuesday with three counts of first-degree murder. He was also charged with one count of attempted murder...

  • Colorado man gets prison, Texas prostitution case

    Associated Press
    Updated: Tue, Dec 16, 2014

    WICHITA FALLS, Texas — A Colorado man has been sentenced to more than three years in federal prison in a prostitution and online case linked to Texas and Wyoming. Matthew Ross Cummings of Aurora, Colorado, was sentenced Monday in Wichita Falls. The 24-year-old Cummings pleaded guilty...

  • Colorado Springs man has murder charge changed to weapons violation; DA refuses to explain why

    By Kassondra Cloos kassondra.cloos@gazette.com -
    Updated: Mon, Dec 15, 2014

    A 20-year-old man originally accused of killing a Colorado Springs resident in March is instead facing charges of possession of a weapon by a previous offender. Dominic Daniels, of Colorado Springs, turned himself into police and was arrested in mid-March on suspicion of killing...

  • Mugshot Monday: Most wanted in the Pikes Peak region

    The Gazette
    Updated: Mon, Dec 15, 2014

    Wanted: Pikes Peak Area Crime Stoppers is asking for the public's help finding the following people for whom felony arrest warrants have been issued. Tiffany Nicole Abeyta, 31, is described as 5-feet-4, 185-pound woman, with brown hair and brown eyes. Abeyta is being sought on...

  • Colorado man sentenced in teacher's oil-patch killing

    Associated Press
    Updated: Mon, Dec 15, 2014

    BILLINGS, Mont. — A Colorado man has been sentenced to 80 years in prison for killing a Montana teacher in the Northern Plains oil patch. Court officials say Montana District Judge Richard Simonton sentenced 50-year-old Lester Van Waters Jr. on Monday in Sidney, Montana. An...

  • Families of Newtown victims sue gunmaker, seller

    Associated Press
    Updated: Mon, Dec 15, 2014

    HARTFORD, Conn. — The families of nine of the 26 people killed and a teacher injured two years ago at the Sandy Hook Elementary School filed a lawsuit against the manufacturer, distributor and seller of the rifle used in the shooting. The negligence and wrongful death lawsuit, filed...

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