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  • 15-year-old charged in Colorado shooting death

    Associated Press
    Yesterday

    GRAND JUNCTION — Mesa County authorities have arrested a 15-year-old boy in the shooting death of another 15-year-old over the weekend. The Daily Sentinel reports (http://bit.ly/1qs43G4 ) that the boy's arrest was announced Wednesday. He faces a felony count of manslaughter and...

  • Trial underway in Security-Widefield killing

    by lisa walton lisa.walton@gazette.com -
    Yesterday

    A 37-year-old Colorado Springs man who was shot to death in May had been "lured to his death," prosecutors said Monday during opening statements in the case against one of three men suspected in his killing. The victim, Daniel Baird, who friends and family called "Chops," was shot...

  • Air Force Academy athletic official arrested in Colorado Springs prostitution sting

    By Tom Roeder tom.roeder@gazette.com -
    Yesterday

    A top Air Force Academy athletic official was arrested in a Colorado Springs prostitution sting, police confirmed Tuesday. Dermot J. Coll, who abruptly resigned his position as head of the academy athletic department's fundraising arm Friday, was cited for allegedly soliciting sex...

  • Rocky Ford officer accused of murder due in court; faces new charges

    Jesse Paul, Denver Post
    Yesterday

    A Rocky Ford officer accused in the shooting death of a 27-year-old man last month is due in court Wednesday afternoon for hearing. James Ashby, 41, has been charged with second-degree murder, criminally negligent homicide and a violent crime resulting in death or injury in...

  • Fort Carson soldier charged with killing comrade

    By TOM ROEDER tom.roeder@gazette.com -
    Yesterday

    A Fort Carson soldier has been charged in the fatal shooting of a comrade overseas in May, the post announced Tuesday. An evidence hearing is set for Wednesday to determine if Spc. Jeffery T. Page will be court-martialed in the death of Spc. Adrian M. Perkins, 19, of Pine Valley,...

  • SUV believed driven by suspect in Colorado Springs homicide is found

    By stephen hobbs stephen.hobbs@gazette.com -
    Updated: Tue, Nov 18, 2014

    An SUV that may have been driven by Patrick James Orozco, a suspect in a killing at a Colorado Springs apartment Sunday night, has been recovered, Colorado Springs police said Tuesday. A Gold Mazda Tribute was found, but Orozco, 21, remains at large and is believed to be armed and...

  • Man charged with animal cruelty after dozens of cats taken from Colorado Springs-area house

    By Kassondra Cloos kassondra.cloos@gazette.com -
    Updated: Tue, Nov 18, 2014

    A Security man faces 60 misdemeanor charges of animal cruelty, neglect and mistreatment - one for each of the 60 cats that died on his property or were euthanized shortly after rescue. Dennis Craven, 54, was formally charged on Nov. 5, according to court records. For each of the...

  • Former Colorado deputy arrested in death of wife

    Associated Press
    Updated: Tue, Nov 18, 2014

    GREELEY — A former Colorado deputy sheriff was arrested Tuesday after being indicted on a second-degree murder charge in the 2012 shooting death of his wife. Tom Fallis, 34, was arrested in Bloomington, Indiana, and will be held on $200,000 bond, according to the warrant for his...

  • Woman's boyfriend, ex-boyfriend injured in knife fight

    By Kassondra Cloos kassondra.cloos@gazette.com -
    Updated: Tue, Nov 18, 2014

    A woman's current and former boyfriends got into a knife fight Monday night after the ex-boyfriend cornered the two in a vehicle on the 1900 block of East Van Buren Street, according to Colorado Springs police. Both men sustained minor injuries during the confrontation. Bill Maier,...

  • Warrant provides insight into fatal shooting in Colorado Springs

    BY KASSONDRA CLOOS 
and jakob rodgers The Gazette -
    Updated: Tue, Nov 18, 2014

    Fifteen minutes before a shooting that left one person dead Sunday night, the suspected gunman allegedly told a neighbor, "I'm about to do something stupid." Patrick James Orozco remained a wanted man Monday after police suspect he fatally shot a 23-year-old man who had been...

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