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  • Senior citizen allegedly takes scooter for a test ride and never returns to Colorado Springs shop

    lisa walton lisa.walton@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Aug 20, 2014

    A Colorado Springs scooter shop owner says his red, genuine Stella automatic scooter was stolen by an old man with a cane Wednesday afternoon. Jarrod Stuhlsatz, the owner of Sportique Scooters on 1834 E. Platte Ave. said a balding, white-haired man took the $3,800 scooter on a test...

  • Peyton man arrested after 163-mile Wyoming chase

    Associated Press
    Updated: Wed, Aug 20, 2014

    ELK MOUNTAIN, Wyo. — A Colorado man is under arrest after leading authorities on a 163-mile chase in a stolen car in Wyoming. The Wyoming Highway Patrol says 25-year-old Martin Anderson of Peyton, Colorado, along with a teenage boy were taken into custody Tuesday after a fourth round...

  • Suspected drugs, guns recovered from Colorado Springs motel room after arrest

    BY ANDREA SINCLAIR andrea.sinclair@gazette.com -
    Published: Wed, Aug 20, 2014

    A robbery reported from a fast food restaurant in west Colorado Springs turned into a drugs and guns bust for police Tuesday night, police said. About 11:30 p.m., a man reported he was beaten with a baseball bat and robbed at the Sonic Drive-in on the 3500 block of West Colorado...

  • Colorado Springs fatal shooting victim identified, suspect arrested

    BY LISA WALTON lisa.walton@gazette.com
    Updated: Tue, Aug 19, 2014

    The man killed in an early morning shooting Tuesday has been identified as Kenneth Wayne Bentley, 39, of Colorado Springs, police said.
His death has been ruled a homicide, according to the El Paso County Coroner's Office. 
David Jason Barker, 32, also of Colorado Springs, was arrested...

  • Man arrested, suspected of fencing stolen merchandise

    Lisa walton lisa.walton@gazette.com -
    Published: Tue, Aug 19, 2014

    A man was arrested Tuesday after police recovered $5,000 of stolen property from his residence, Colorado Springs police said.
Gregory Humphrey, 43, is suspected of fencing stolen merchandise from local retail stores, police said. He was arrested on suspicion of felony theft. Police...

  • Colorado Springs police investigate shots fired call after fight gets out of hand

    by andrea sinclair andrea.sinclair@gazette.com -
    Updated: Tue, Aug 19, 2014

    Police are looking for a man they say fired a handgun and threatened someone during a disturbance Monday night in southeast Colorado Springs. Officers were dispatched to a large-scale disturbance and shots fired call about 10 p.m. on the 3300 block of Verde Drive, off South Chelton...

  • Colorado Springs police respond to overnight fatal shooting

    News services
    Updated: Tue, Aug 19, 2014

    Colorado Springs police are investigating a fatal shooting Tuesday morning near Circle drive and Monterey Drive. Initial reports indicated the shooting happened around 2:30 a.m. on Monterey Road near Circle Drive and Shasta Drive on the southeast side of the city, according to our...

  • Pueblo man accused of shooting teen over marijuana

    Associated Press
    Updated: Mon, Aug 18, 2014

    A young teen was hospitalized after he was apparently shot in the chest with a pellet gun and the pellet ricocheted downward and stopped "between vital organs," according to KKTV. Pueblo police say they found him lying in the middle of the street near Pine and Summit. His clothing...

  • Police: Man linked to three bank robberies in Colorado Springs

    By andrea sinclair andrea.sinclair@gazette.com -
    Updated: Mon, Aug 18, 2014

    A man police said has only lived in Colorado Springs for a few months was accused of robbing two banks and trying to rob a third bank in a one-week period, according to police reports. Kurtis Robert Alva, 28, was arrested Friday on suspicion of aggravated robbery and attempted...

  • Candlelight vigil planned Monday in Colorado Springs for teen slain in Ferguson

    lisa walton lisa.walton@gazette.com -
    Updated: Mon, Aug 18, 2014

    Youth members of the Colorado Springs NAACP chapter will hold a candlelight vigil Monday night to honor the life of Michael Brown, an unarmed black teenager killed Aug. 9 by police in Ferguson, Mo..
The circumstances surrounding Brown's death have sparked nightly protests and...

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