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  • Colorado Springs man arrested on suspicion of attempted murder

    By Kassondra Cloos kassondra.cloos@gazette.com -
    Updated: Mon, Oct 20, 2014

    One man was arrested over the weekend after police responding to a physical disturbance heard a gunshot. Aaron Wallace, 25, of Colorado Springs, was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder, possession of a weapon by a previous offender, illegal discharge of a firearm and reckless...

  • Lockdown of Colorado Springs schools lifted

    By Kassondra Cloos kassondra.cloos@gazette.com -
    Updated: Mon, Oct 20, 2014

    The secure perimeter put in place at nine Widefield schools has been lifted, according to Widefield School District 3. The El Paso County Sheriff's Office asked the schools to lock their doors and monitor who entered and left because of a suspected armed burglar in the neighborhood....

  • Indiana man's confession leads to 7 bodies; one victim from Colorado

    Associated Press
    Updated: Mon, Oct 20, 2014

    GARY, Ind. — Seven women's bodies were found in northwestern Indiana over the weekend after a convicted sex offender's confession to one killing led police to the grisly discovery of other deaths, including three in one abandoned house, authorities said Monday. The discoveries began...

  • Deputy on leave for alleged racist Facebook post

    By andrea sincleair andrea.sinclair@gazette.com -
    Updated: Mon, Oct 20, 2014

    A Teller County Sheriff's Office deputy remained on administrative leave Monday after a Facebook comment launched an internal investigation, the Sheriff's Office confirmed. Eric Voigt was placed on paid administrative leave Thursday after the Sheriff's Office received a complaint...

  • Mugshot Monday: Crime Stoppers' Most Wanted in the Colorado Springs area

    The Gazette
    Updated: Mon, Oct 20, 2014

    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.
 James Gallegos, 34, is described as a 5-foot-7, 160-pound man with black hair and brown eyes. Gallegos is being sought on suspicion...

  • Colorado Springs taco shop robbed at gunpoint

    By Kassondra Cloos kassondra.cloos@gazette.com -
    Updated: Mon, Oct 20, 2014

    Two men robbed a Taco Express at gunpoint Saturday night, according to Colorado Springs police. Officers were dispatched to the Taco Express at 1750 S. Circle Drive around 8 p.m. One man pointed a gun at the restaurant's employees, police say, but no one was injured. The men left...

  • Colorado Springs man charged after fatal Teller County crash

    By andrea sinclair andrea.sinclair@gazette.com -
    Updated: Mon, Oct 20, 2014

    A Colorado Springs man faces criminal charges after a car wreck killed a Divide man Sunday, according to the Colorado State Patrol. Preston Wells, 20, was cited for careless driving causing death, said Sgt. Scott Hophan. Jonathon Schrein, 35, of Divide, died of the injuries he...

  • 38-year-old man dies in auto-pedestrian crash in Falcon

    By Sue McMillin sue.mcmillin@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sun, Oct 19, 2014

    A 38-year-old man who was apparently jogging was struck and killed by an SUV Saturday evening in Falcon, the Colorado State Patrol said. The man died at the scene, State Patrol Sgt. Rob Madden said. The driver of the Honda CRV that struck the man was an 18-year-old woman, who...

  • Rally held for man shot in southern Colorado

    Associated Press
    Updated: Sun, Oct 19, 2014

    ROCKY FORD — A crowd of about 200 people attended a rally in Rocky Ford for a man shot to death a week ago by a police officer. The event was held Saturday to remember 27-year-old Jack Jacquez, who was shot in his home by Rocky Ford Police officer James Ashby on Oct. 12. The event...

  • Colorado Springs mom finds new way to solicit leads in son's killing

    by lisa walton lisa.walton@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sun, Oct 19, 2014

    It has been almost nine years since 20-year-old Tommy Kinslow was gunned down in front of his Colorado Springs home on Constitution Avenue. With no one in custody, no suspect and no leads, the case has gone cold. Pam Kinslow, mother of the slain college student, is working to change...

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