• Man hit with stun gun, others arrested, after disturbance outside Colorado Springs sports bar

    By stephen hobbs stephen.hobbs@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sat, Jan 24, 2015

    A male was hit with a stun gun, and two others were arrested, after a disturbance outside of a sports bar, Colorado Springs police said. Officers were investigating an unrelated call for service Saturday around 1:45 a.m., when they heard a disturbance from a parking lot in front of...

  • Man allegedly hits female with car during argument

    By stephen hobbs stephen.hobbs@gazette.com -
    Published: Sat, Jan 24, 2015

    A man was arrested after he allegedly struck and seriously injured a female with his vehicle during an argument early Saturday, Colorado Springs police said. Derek Wilson, 50, and the female were arguing just after midnight Friday in the parking lot of a business on the 200 block of...

  • Woman arrested after verbal argument

    By stephen hobbs stephen.hobbs@gazette.com -
    Published: Sat, Jan 24, 2015

    A woman was arrested after allegedly obstructing officers as they tried to investigate an argument she was involved in, Colorado Springs police said. While investigating an unrelated incident at the 2500 block of Verde Drive, near the intersection of east Fountain Boulevard and south...

  • Check cashing business robbed Saturday morning

    By stephen hobbs stephen.hobbs@gazette.com -
    Published: Sat, Jan 24, 2015

    A man armed with a "long gun" threatened employees and demanded cash at a check-cashing business about 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Colorado Springs police said. The robber fled through the back door of United Check Cashing, at 3275 E. Platte Avenue, police said. Few other details were...

  • Man charged in fatal Colorado Springs shooting is convicted

    By stephen hobbs stephen.hobbs@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sat, Jan 24, 2015

    Jason Romeo Forbes was convicted of murder Friday in last year's shooting death of David "DJ" Johnson in what appeared to be a drug deal gone bad. In a verdict announced by 4th Judicial District Judge Barbara Hughes, the jury found Forbes guilty of first-degree murder in Johnson's...

  • Courts Roundup: Trial underway in attempted murder, kidnapping in Colorado Springs

    By lisa walton The Gazette -
    Updated: Sat, Jan 24, 2015

    A jury trial began Tuesday for a man accused in the kidnapping, sex assault and shooting of a woman in December 2013. Hamilton Lee Sullivan is facing several charges, including attempted first-degree murder and second-degree kidnapping. The woman was found alive Dec. 28 near Old...

  • Police nab laundry room coin thieves after traffic stop in Colorado Springs

    By lisa walton lisa.walton@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Jan 23, 2015

    A man and woman were arrested Friday morning after police said they admitted to breaking into coin operated washers and dryers at hotel laundry rooms and apartment complexes across Colorado Springs. Colorado Springs police did not identify the 34-year-old manor the 30-year-old...

  • One dead in crash near Waldo Canyon in El Paso County

    By Lisa Walton The Gazette -
    Updated: Fri, Jan 23, 2015

    A 42-year-old Cascade man died in a single car crash on U.S. 24 near Waldo Canyon on Friday afternoon, according to the Colorado State Patrol. A 1995 Toyota Camry was westbound on Highway 24, about five miles west of Colorado Springs, when it lost control shortly before 1:30 p.m. and...

  • Platte Ave. lanes reopen after girl struck by car west of Circle Dr. in Colorado Springs

    By lisa walton lisa.walton@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Jan 23, 2015

    A crash that sent an 11-year-old girl to the hospital with serious, but non-life threatening injuries, shut down westbound lanes of Platte Avenue, west of Circle Drive for about three hours Friday evening. Police said the girl, who suffered a broken leg, was crossing Platte Avenue in...

  • Denver woman who tried to help terrorists receives 4 years

    Associated Press
    Updated: Fri, Jan 23, 2015

    DENVER — A 19-year-old suburban Denver woman who tried to go to Syria to help Islamic State militants was sentenced to four years in prison Friday, even as she tearfully told a judge that she never wanted to hurt anyone and has disavowed jihad. Shannon Conley told the judge she was...

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