• Off-duty Colorado Springs police officer hit on bike ride to work, driver cited

    By chhun sun chhun.sun@gazette.com -
    Updated: Thu, Jun 25, 2015

    A 42-year-old officer riding his bike to work at Colorado Springs police headquarters near downtown was hit by a vehicle early Wednesday as residents took part in the 22nd annual Mountain Metro Rides Bike to Work Day across the city. The rider, whose name was not released, was taken...

  • Colorado Springs police: Man arrested after alleged attack on woman, children not hurt

    By chhun sun chhun.sun@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Jun 24, 2015

    A man is suspected of choking a woman and pointing a loaded gun at her and threatening to shoot early Wednesday at a southeast Colorado Springs home, according to a police report. Ron Cisco was arrested on suspicion of a second-degree domestic violence assault, felony menacing,...

  • Police sweep aimed at internet predators nets 42 arrests in Colorado

    By Kassondra Cloos kassondra.cloos@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Jun 24, 2015

    A two-month sweep for internet predators yielded 42 arrests in Colorado, the Colorado Springs Police Department said Tuesday. Colorado Springs police made nine arrests, a spokeswoman said. Internet Crimes Against Children task forces around the United States conducted extensive...

  • Attorneys for Colorado gunman to open defense case this week

    Associated Press
    Updated: Wed, Jun 24, 2015

    DENVER — Attorneys for James Holmes will open their case Thursday, offering a less emotional and more clinical assessment of the Colorado theater shooter after two months of often-gruesome testimony from prosecution witnesses who included many visibly wounded survivors. Without the...

  • Colorado Springs man accused of mixing alcohol, morphine to kill roommate

    By Kassondra Cloos kassondra.cloos@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Jun 24, 2015

    A Colorado Springs woman who was found dead in April died of a lethal combination of morphine and alcohol, and her roommate has been arrested on suspicion of manslaughter, police said Tuesday. Donna Mount, 51, was found dead at 1031 Adams Drive on April 6. Mount owns the house,...

  • Judge rules on evidence in Henthorn murder case

    The Associated Press
    Updated: Tue, Jun 23, 2015

    DENVER — A man accused of shoving his second wife to her death off a cliff in Rocky Mountain National Park has lost his bid to bar evidence involving the death of his first wife. The Denver Post reports (http://goo.gl/CIHZZO ) a federal judge decided Tuesday the circumstances...

  • Investigators seek pickup in 2 Colorado roadside shootings

    Associated Press
    Updated: Tue, Jun 23, 2015

    LOVELAND — Investigators are looking for a vehicle believed to be connected with one of three roadside shootings in northern Colorado, along with a previously unreported attempted shooting. Authorities on Tuesday released a sketch of a faded orange pickup truck. They say it's linked...

  • Suspected Colorado Springs robber turns himself in

    By Kassondra Cloos kassondra.cloos@gazette.com -
    Updated: Tue, Jun 23, 2015

    A man wanted on suspicion of robbing a Colorado Springs Wells Fargo bank was arrested Tuesday after he turned himself in to police. Jonathan Redfield, 23, turned himself in after police circulated surveillance photos of him at the Wells Fargo at 1800 S. Nevada Ave., according to...

  • Man who died on Barr Trail was CEO of Louisville cybersecurity firm

    By chhun sun chhun, out.sun@gazette.com
    Updated: Tue, Jun 23, 2015

    The 63-year-old man who died on Barr Trail on Saturday morning has been identified as the founder and CEO of cybersecurity firm Coalfire Systems in Louisville, Colo. Rick Dakin was on a hike with family and friends when he died Saturday morning about two miles up the Barr Trail near...

  • Man gets 14 years for sex trafficking of girls in Texas, Louisiana and Colorado

    Associated Press
    Updated: Tue, Jun 23, 2015

    HOUSTON — A Houston man has been sentenced to 14 years in prison for the sex trafficking of girls in Texas, Louisiana and Colorado. Pierre Johnson was sentenced Tuesday in Houston in an investigation since 2013. He was convicted of conspiring to traffic children under age 18 for...

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