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  • Boulder potty peeper sues jail for discrimination

    The Associated Press
    Published: Thu, Oct 23, 2014

    BOULDER — A man who hid in the tank of a portable toilet at a yoga festival in 2011 to spy on women is suing the Boulder County Jail and the sheriff's office for discrimination. The Daily Camera reports (http://bit.ly/12lS2qC ) 34-year-old Luke Chrisco is seeking $99,999, saying...

  • Police: Ex-Broncos DB punched cabbie, urged cops to call John Elway

    By Jesse Paul, The Denver Post
    Updated: Thu, Oct 23, 2014

    John Boyett, a now-ex-member of the Broncos' practice squad,was arrested early Wednesday in Greenwood Village after police say he drunkenly head-butted and punched a cab driver, stole a shovel from a construction site then tried to hide from officers by covering himself in mulch,...

  • Police search for armed man who assaulted woman in Colorado Springs

    By Kassondra Cloos kassondra.cloos@gazette.com -
    Published: Thu, Oct 23, 2014

    A man threatened a woman with a gun, chased her down and then assaulted her Wednesday evening in southeast Colorado Springs. Colorado Springs police received several 911 calls around 6:45 p.m. Wednesday about an assault involving a woman and a man with a gun in the area of Gahart...

  • Aurora theater shooting prosecutors agree to trial delay

    Associated Press
    Updated: Thu, Oct 23, 2014

    CENTENNIAL — Prosecutors say they would agree to push back the trial for the man charged in the Colorado theater shootings so defense attorneys can have more time to review his sanity exam. But prosecutors said in a court filing released Thursday that they would oppose a delay of...

  • Teller County deputy disciplined for racist remark, apology issued

    By Kassondra Cloos 
and LISA WALTON The Gazette -
    Updated: Thu, Oct 23, 2014

    Disciplinary action was taken against a Teller County sheriff's deputy who posted a derogatory comment about Muslims on social media, but the deputy will not be fired, department officials said Wednesday. Deputy Eric Voigt became the subject of an internal affairs investigation after...

  • Colorado Springs teen sentenced for killings of Fort Carson soldier and pregnant wife

    By jakob Rodgers jakob.rodgers@gazette.com -
    Updated: Thu, Oct 23, 2014

    Macyo Joelle January’s defining act after escaping a juvenile offenders’ halfway house involved gunning down newlyweds while ransacking their home. In all likelihood, he will never walk free again. Calling the case “heartbreaking,” 4th Judicial District Court Judge Deborah Grohs on...

  • Fired Denver schoolteacher charged in lab fire

    The Associated Press
    Published: Wed, Oct 22, 2014

    DENVER — A Denver school chemistry teacher who was fired after four students were burned in a science experiment gone wrong now faces a criminal charge. Prosecutors filed a third-degree assault charge, a misdemeanor, against 22-year-old Daniel Powell on Wednesday. Powell couldn't be...

  • Police: 3 men, 1 woman team up to rob Colorado Springs convenience store

    By Kassondra Cloos kassondra.cloos@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Oct 22, 2014

    Colorado Springs police say three men and a woman robbed a Western Convenience Store at gunpoint just before 1 a.m. Wednesday. The four robbers threatened the clerk at the store, at 1905 W. Uintah St., with two pistols and fled the scene with an undisclosed amount of cash and...

  • Hatchet-toting Colorado Springs burglary suspect arrested

    By Kassondra Cloos kassondra.cloos@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Oct 22, 2014

    A wanted man wearing a bulletproof vest and carrying a hatchet has been arrested by the El Paso County Sheriff's Office. Austin Joseph Hood, 25, of Colorado Springs, was arrested just before midnight Tuesday by members of the Sheriff's Office SWAT team in cooperation with other local...

  • State Patrol's Zero Tolerance weekend yields thousands of citations, but one goal not met

    BY lisa walton lisa.walton@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Oct 22, 2014

    You may have noticed more state troopers on the road over the weekend or a road sign or two encouraging drivers to buckle up, drive sober and put the phone down. That's because from 6 p.m. Friday to midnight Sunday, troopers hit the roads for the Colorado State Patrol's second "Zero...

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