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  • Police: Van driver charged in fatal downtown Colorado Springs crash

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

    A 42-year-old man with a spotty driving record has been charged with careless driving resulting in death in connection with a fatal motorcycle crash in downtown Colorado Springs. Steven Hinman of Calhan was also ticketed for an improper left turn and driving without a valid license...

  • UMB Bank in Security robbed

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

    A UMB Bank in Security was robbed Friday afternoon, the El Paso County Sheriff's Office said. Bank tellers told detectives that a man stole an unknown amount of money from the bank at 502 Security Blvd. shortly after 2 p.m. A Sheriff's Office release said it was unknown if the man...

  • Teen arrested in connection with fire at Colorado Springs apartment complex

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

    A 15-year-old boy was arrested on suspicion of arson Thursday after a fire broke out inside an apartment he was living in, Colorado Springs fire investigators said. The fire at 5030 El Camino Drive, near Academy Boulevard and Flintridge Drive, was reported shortly before 6:30...

  • 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...

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