Police ID man killed in hostage standoff in northern Colorado

By: The Associated Press

FORT COLLINS — The Larimer County authorities have identified the man they shot and killed in a mobile home park northeast of Fort Collins.

The man was identified by the county coroner's office as...

Colorado Springs' Strategic Information Center notches another coup, foiling burglary ring

By: Kaitlin Durbin kaitlin.durbin@gazette.com

Businesses went three days without reporting shoplifting after Colorado Springs police took down an organized crime ring in 2013.

Four months before that, police were closing in on two men suspected to be...

Man runs over stop sticks, leads Colorado Springs police on low-speed chase

By: DEBBIE KELLEY debbie.kelley@gazette.com

A traffic stop early Saturday morning involving a man who had a felony warrant turned into a low-speed chase after he ran over stop sticks and into a police cruiser.

Charles Pierson was arrested near the...

Colorado Springs police searching for three armed-robbery suspects

By: DEBBIE KELLEY debbie.kelley@gazette.com

Colorado Springs Police are searching for three men they say were involved in an armed robbery that happened Friday afternoon in the parking lot of the Centennial West shopping center, on Centennial Boulevard off...

21 cars vandalized by rock throwers on Colorado Springs' west side

By: DEBBIE KELLEY debbie.kelley@gazette.com

Approximately 21 vehicles along the 2000 to 3600 blocks of West Pikes Peak Avenue were damaged Friday between noon and 3 p.m., Colorado Springs Police said.

Windows were smashed with rocks, and some cars had...

One dead in early morning fire

By: Debbie Kelley, The Gazette

An elderly woman died in an early-morning house fire Saturday, near Galley Road and Babcock Avenue, according to authorities.

Judge denies accused murderer Marcus Allen Smith's request to represent himself in court

By: jakob rodgers jakob.rodgers@gazette.com

Marcus Allen Smith may be mentally competent to stand trial, but a man who wants to "pimp the court" can't represent himself, a judge ruled Friday.

Smith's demands to fire his third defense team in four...

Agents seized luxury cars, watches from illegal pot grow

By: SADIE GURMAN, Associated Press

DENVER — Federal prosecutors want to take ownership of luxury cars, homes, watches and more than 1,000 pot plants seized from marijuana growers accused of illegally cultivating pot and sending it to Florida, a case...