• Man held without bond in fatal Colorado state patrol crash

    Associated Press
    Updated: Wed, May 27, 2015

    BOULDER — A judge Wednesday ordered the driver accused of killing a Colorado State Patrol cadet in a crash that also critically injured a trooper held without bond until a preliminary hearing in July. The ruling came as 27-year-old Christopher Gebers, dressed in an orange and white...

  • Colorado theater shooting victims relive terror in courtroom

    By Sadie Gurman, Associated Press
    Updated: Wed, May 27, 2015

    CENTENNIAL — From the witness stand, Christina Blache could finally do what she had most wanted and most feared: She looked for the first time at the man who shot her, who killed her friend, who ravaged so many lives. Her muscles tensed. Her nerves tingled. She fought back tears....

  • Police looking for thieves of Colorado Springs medical marijuana shop

    BY CHHUN SUN chhun.sun@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, May 27, 2015

    Two men are wanted after burglarizing a medical marijuana business in Colorado Springs this month, the police said. Colorado Springs police dispatched to a burglary at 417 North Circle Drive on May 8 around 1:30 a.m. Police said the men, described to be in their 30s, got away with...

  • Man hired to kill woman's former roommate sentenced to prison

    BY KASSONDRA CLOOS kassondra.cloos@gazette.com -
    Published: Wed, May 27, 2015

    A man hired by a woman to kill her former roommate was sentenced Wednesday to nearly three decades years in prison. Sean Lagoe, 43, pleaded guilty March 12 to attempted first-degree murder for an attack on James Bowden in 2009. Lagoe was a co-defendant of Tammy Fritz, 49, who hired...

  • EPSO asks for help finding missing woman who may be in Colorado Springs area

    BY KASSONDRA CLOOS kassondra.cloos@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, May 27, 2015

    The El Paso County Sheriff's Office is asking for assistance locating a 53-year-old woman who is missing. EPSO released a statement Wednesday that Lori Lee Layman has not been seen since April 22. Layman has been living out of her car, a 2002 Gold Kia Spectra with license plate...

  • Body found in Palmer Lake identified

    BY CHHUN SUN chhun.sun@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, May 27, 2015

    The body of a woman found in Palmer Lake last week has been identified as 70-year-old Phyllis Brown, the El Paso County Sheriff's Office said. An autopsy identified Brown, who matched the description of a woman who had been investigated as a missing person by the Palmer Lake Police...

  • Man shot in Colorado Springs Hobby Lobby was on a 'death mission'

    BY CHHUN SUN chhun.sun@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, May 27, 2015

    A fugitive who was shot multiple times inside a Colorado Springs Hobby Lobby last week told authorities he was on a "death mission" before he began attacking sheriff's deputies, armed with a knife. Brian Lowe, 48, who walked away from a community corrections facility last month,...

  • Man shot by deputy at Colorado Springs Hobby Lobby out of hospital, in jail

    BY KASSONDRA CLOOS kassondra.cloos@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, May 27, 2015

    The man shot by an El Paso County Sheriff's deputy inside a Colorado Springs Hobby Lobby has been released from the hospital and booked into jail, according to jail records. Brian Lowe, 48, was shot May 8 by Deputy Robert Mitchell after he drew a knife and threatened Deputy Keith...

  • Jimmy John's food delivery attempt ends in robbery, Colorado Springs police say

    By chhun sun chhun.sun@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, May 27, 2015

    Two men robbed a Jimmy John's employee during a delivery at a Colorado Springs apartment complex late Monday night, police said. The employee attempted to make a delivery at the Lincoln Springs Apartment on the 1100 block of South Chelton Road, police said. As he walked up to drop off...

  • Colorado Springs woman who tried to kill roommate for insurance money gets nearly 50 years

    BY KASSONDRA CLOOS kassondra.cloos@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, May 27, 2015

    A Colorado Springs woman convicted of trying to kill a roommate, allegedly for insurance money, was sentenced Tuesday to 48 years in prison, according to the 4th Judicial District Attorney's Office. Tammy Fritz, 49, was sentenced Tuesday to 48 years for two counts of attempted...

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