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  • Woman suspected of car theft, burglary arrested in Colorado Springs

    By Kassondra Cloos kassondra.cloos@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Oct 17, 2014

    A woman suspected to be involved with burglaries and theft of vehicles was arrested Thursday afternoon, Colorado Springs police said. Kaitlin Bunje was arrested in an alley north of the 700 block of Yuma Street after police were called about people using drugs in vehicles. Bunje...

  • Grand Junction officer in ex-girlfriend vandalism case resigns

    Associated Press
    Updated: Fri, Oct 17, 2014

    GRAND JUNCTION — A Grand Junction police officer accused of vandalizing his ex-girlfriend's home has resigned from the department. The Daily Sentinel reports (http://goo.gl/3CKBCZ ) Gage Wright resigned Wednesday, nearly two weeks after he was arrested on charges of criminal mischief...

  • Police: Colorado school gunman had Sandy Hook pics

    The Associated Press
    Updated: Fri, Oct 17, 2014

    DENVER — A student who killed a classmate before taking his own life at a suburban Denver high school last year showed a friend photos of the Sandy Hook Elementary shooting and thought one of the images was "funny in a crude way," according to documents released Thursday. Karl...

  • Colorado Springs Police Department welcomes 44 newcomers

    By lisa walton lisa.walton@gazette.com -
    Published: Fri, Oct 17, 2014

    The Colorado Springs Police Department welcomed 44 new officers to its ranks Thursday afternoon at Village Seven Presbyterian Church. The department typically recruits 25-30 officers during hiring cycles, but could afford more newcomers in part because of an increased hiring budget,...

  • Inmate captured in Boulder; stole at least 6 cars

    The Associated Press
    Updated: Thu, Oct 16, 2014

    BOULDER — An inmate who escaped from the Jefferson County jail more than a week ago stole at least six cars and tried to flee in one of them Thursday before crashing and being captured by police in Boulder, authorities said. Police responding to a tip found Travis Sandlin, 32, living...

  • Utah police arrest Colorado teen in 15-year-old's death

    Associated Press
    Updated: Thu, Oct 16, 2014

    SALT LAKE CITY — Utah police say they've arrested a Colorado teenager accused of killing a 15-year-old girl two years ago. Anne Kasprzak was found in the Jordan River on March 11, 2012. She died of blunt force trauma to the head. Draper police Chief Bryan Roberts says a 17-year-old...

  • Jefferson County inmate captured

    Associated Press
    Updated: Thu, Oct 16, 2014

    GOLDEN — An inmate who escaped from the Jefferson County jail over a week ago has been captured in Boulder. Thirty-two-year-old Travis Sandlin was taken back into custody in Boulder on Thursday. He tried to flee in a vehicle but crashed and was taken to the hospital. Sandlin...

  • Colorado Springs police catch man suspected in three robberies

    By Kassondra Cloos kassondra.cloos@gazette.com
    Updated: Thu, Oct 16, 2014

    A man has been arrested on suspicion of robbing three Colorado Springs convenience stores this week. Colorado Springs police arrested Joshua Tenbrink, 27, after a reported physical disturbance between a man who may have had a gun and a clerk at the Circle K store at 2890 S. Circle...

  • Man arrested on suspicion of child porn previously guilty of similar charges

    By Kassondra Cloos kassondra.cloos@gazette.com -
    Updated: Thu, Oct 16, 2014

    A Colorado Springs man recently accused of sexual crimes against children said in emails that he had sexual contact with young boys and took photos of naked boys, according to an arrest affidavit. Calbert Taylor Jr., 56, was arrested Oct. 8 on suspicion of sexual exploitation and...

  • Cats taken from Security home have been euthanized

    By Kassondra Cloos kassondra.cloos@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Oct 15, 2014

    The 40 cats removed from a Security home Tuesday have been euthanized, the Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region said Wednesday. The cats had such severe medical issues that euthanasia was the most humane option, spokeswoman Gretchen Pressley wrote in an email. The cats were...

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