Colorado Springs man gets 60-year sentence for murdering wife in front of son

By: KASSONDRA CLOOS kassondra.cloos@gazette.com

A Colorado Springs man on Wednesday was sentenced to 60 years in prison for brutally murdering his wife in front of their 12-year-old son last year.

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Man wanted in South Carolina club shooting arrested in Colorado Springs

By: The Associated Press

ORANGEBURG, S.C. — A man accused of killing one person and injuring three others outside an Orangeburg nightclub has been arrested in Colorado.

Orangeburg County sheriff's spokesman Richard Walker said in a...

Colorado Springs police officer back on the job after acquittal

By: CHHUN SUN chhun.sun@gazette.com

A veteran Colorado Springs police officer who was acquitted Tuesday of criminal trespassing has returned to work, Lt. Catherine Buckley, a police spokeswoman, said Wednesday.

Police said Sgt. Bradley Pratt...

Tanker truck fire shuts down I-25 north of Monument

By: News services

A tanker truck hauling jet fuel caught fire Wednesday afternoon and ignited a fast-growing grass blaze, causing lengthy traffic delays on Interstate 25 south of Castle Rock between County Line and Tomah roads.

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Ex-New Mexico school administrator booked into Colorado jail

By: The Associated Press

DENVER — A former Albuquerque, New Mexico, school administrator who faces child sex abuse charges in Colorado has been booked into a Denver jail a day after a judge issued a warrant for his arrest.

Denver...

Judge sentences James Holmes to life, orders him out of courtroom

By: Sadie Gurman, Associated Press

CENTENNIAL — James Holmes feels remorse for his deadly attack on a Colorado movie theater, but his mental illness and medications make it hard for him to express it, his mother told a judge in an impromptu apology...

Jefferson County teen kidnapped, ordered to drive to Pueblo

By: Denver Post

Jefferson County deputies are searching for a man who kidnapped a 16-year-old boy and forced him to drive his Jeep to Pueblo, authorities say.

The victim jumped out of his Jeep Wrangler during the Aug. 20...

Colorado Springs K-9 helps arrest 'top 100' fugitive sex offender

By: chhun sun chhun.sun@gazette.com

A wanted sex offender was arrested early Wednesday morning after he refused to leave a Colorado Springs hotel in a confrontation with deputies, the El Paso County Sheriff's Office said in a news release.

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