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  • Police: Colorado Springs woman stabbed after 'messing' with another woman

    By Kassondra Cloos kassondra.cloos@gazette.com -
    Updated: Thu, Nov 20, 2014

    One woman was left with serious cuts and bruises after another woman accused her of "messing with her," according to Colorado Springs police. The injured woman had been in a trailer on the 200 block of Swope Avenue when her assailant came in, assaulted her and cut her hand, arm and...

  • Woman pulled from car, robbed in Colorado Springs

    By Kassondra Cloos kassondra.cloos@gazette.com -
    Updated: Thu, Nov 20, 2014

    Colorado Springs police say a man armed with a gun pulled a woman out of a car and forcefully took her purse when she did not immediately agree to surrender it around midnight on Thursday. The woman and a man with her had just parked at an apartment complex in the 100 block of South...

  • Man charged in wife's death planned fatal hike, marked 'X' on map

    By Sadie Gurman, Associated Press
    Updated: Thu, Nov 20, 2014

    DENVER — A suburban Denver man charged with pushing his wife to her death off a cliff in Colorado's Rocky Mountain National Park could not explain to investigators why he had a park map with an "X'' drawn at the spot where she fell. Newly unsealed court documents say Harold Henthorn...

  • Fort Carson soldier convicted of murder in death of girlfriend

    By tom Roeder AND JAKOB RODGERS The Gazette -
    Updated: Thu, Nov 20, 2014

    Sgt. Montrell Mayo acted with deadly intent in the Valentine's Day killing of his girlfriend, a panel of military officers found Wednesday in delivering across-the-board guilty verdicts against the Fort Carson sergeant. Mayo faces mandatory life in prison at a sentencing hearing...

  • Man accused of Colorado Springs homicide arrested

    By jakob rodgers jakob.rodgers@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Nov 19, 2014

    A man accused of fatally shooting his ex-girlfriend's old love interest was arrested Wednesday night at a house in southeast Colorado Springs. Patrick Orozco, 21, was taken into custody after detectives found him in a home on the 4800 block of Astrozon Boulevard, according to...

  • Man arrested on suspicion of bank robbery may be connected to other incidents in Colorado Springs

    By Kassondra Cloos kassondra.cloos@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Nov 19, 2014

    Armed not with guns but with a screwdriver, two men robbed the Wells Fargo at 4151 N. Academy Blvd. in September. Police got an arrest warrant for one suspect in the case on Wednesday, Quinterrius Sharrod Lundy, who was jailed in October for a parole violation. Police weren't sure...

  • Aurora police name suspect in officer shooting

    Associated Press
    Updated: Wed, Nov 19, 2014

    AURORA — Aurora police say they have made one arrest and more are possible in the shooting of an officer during a traffic stop on Friday. The Aurora Sentinel reports (http://bit.ly/1BNq5aM ) that 20-year-old Jahvell Daquan Forrest was taken into custody Tuesday night. Police say...

  • Fast facts from "America After 3 p.m." report on kids after school

    By CAROL MCGRAW carol.mcgraw@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Nov 19, 2014

    What do kids do after school? Nationally, one in five kids are unsupervised. The After School Alliance Report this month released its "America After 3 p.m." report, which surveyed 30,000 families across the country. The alliance works with community gorups and government to provide...

  • 15-year-old charged in Colorado shooting death

    Associated Press
    Updated: Wed, Nov 19, 2014

    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 -
    Updated: Wed, Nov 19, 2014

    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...

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