• 5 teens accused in sex assault won't be charged as adults

    The Associated Press
    Updated: Tue, Mar 24, 2015

    CENTENNIAL — Prosecutors say five teenage boys arrested in the sexual assault of a high school student at an Englewood party will not be charged as adults. Prosecutors made the announcement Tuesday after a sixth suspect, 19-year-old Daylon Hill, made a brief court appearance. Hill is...

  • Officer charged with killing unarmed driver lying facedown

    The Associated Press
    Updated: Tue, Mar 24, 2015

    HARRISBURG, Pa. — A Pennsylvania police officer was charged Tuesday with criminal homicide after investigators concluded she shot an unarmed motorist in the back as he lay facedown after a traffic stop over an expired inspection sticker. Authorities accused Hummelstown police Officer...

  • Man flees with cash after mobile phone store robbery

    By Maria St. louis-sanchez maria.sanchez@gazette.com -
    Updated: Tue, Mar 24, 2015

    Colorado Springs police are on the lookout for a man who used a gun to rob a mobile phone store Monday night. According to police, the armed man entered the Metro PCS Store on the 4300 block of Airport Road about 7 p.m. Monday. He demanded money from the clerk and ran off with an...

  • Mugshot Monday: Crime Stoppers' most wanted in the Colorado Springs area

    The Gazette
    Updated: Mon, Mar 23, 2015

    Wanted Pikes Peak Area Crime Stoppers is asking for the public's help finding the following people for whom felony arrest warrants have been issued. George Burgos is a male, 53 years old, 5'6" tall, and 155 lbs., with salt/pepper hair and brown eyes. He is wanted on suspicion of...

  • People send well-wishes, donations following Colorado baby attack

    Associated Press
    Updated: Mon, Mar 23, 2015

    LONGMONT — People are sending well-wishes and donations to a Colorado woman whose baby was cut from her belly in an attack last week. More than 200 people gathered for a candlelight vigil for 26-year-old Michelle Wilkins Sunday night in a park in Longmont. They held candles and signs...

  • Colorado Springs man kills three pit bulls that came into garage through dog door

    By stephen hobbs stephen.hobbs@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sat, Mar 21, 2015

    A man said he shot and killed three pit bulls early Saturday morning after they came into his garage, Colorado Springs police said. The shooter, who police did not identify, said he woke up to sounds coming from the garage at his home on the 2100 block Eddington Way, grabbed a...

  • Colorado cops making special effort to nab distracted drivers

    By stephen hobbs stephen.hobbs@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sat, Mar 21, 2015

    Colorado State Patrol troopers are watching for distracted drivers this weekend - and throughout 2015 - on the state's roadways. Extra patrols will be in effect through Sunday night as troopers looking for distracted drivers, including people under the age of 18 using a telephone...

  • Pueblo man held without bail in home crash that killed girl

    By Jon Pompia, The Pueblo Chieftain
    Published: Sat, Mar 21, 2015

    A Pueblo man is facing charges of vehicular homicide and driving under the influence of alcohol after he reportedly drove his car into a residence, killing a 6-year-old girl. At 7:15 p.m. Friday, officers responded to the 500 block of Starlite Drive in reference to a Ford Ranger that...

  • Woman killed in Fountain Walmart lot remembered as 'homemaker who took care of her family'

    By stephen hobbs stephen.hobbs@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sat, Mar 21, 2015

    Luis Carrillo Jr. remembers his mom, Jenny, as a "beautiful" mother, grandmother and great-grandmother who placed God first and her family second. "She tried to do the best things in life," Luis Carrillo Jr. said. "She was a homemaker who took care of her family." Born in Pueblo,...

  • Armed robber steals cash from Colorado Springs business, cell phones from employees

    By stephen hobbs stephen.hobbs@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Mar 20, 2015

    An business in east Colorado Springs was robbed Friday afternoon by a gunman wearing a hoodie covering his face, Colorado Springs police said. The armed male entered the business on the 4300 block of Airport Road about 1:30 p.m. and pointed a gun at two females employees, police...

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