• Man expecting to hang out with friend robbed in Colorado Springs apartment

    BY KASSONDRA CLOOS kassondra.cloos@gazette.com -
    Updated: Mon, Feb 23, 2015

    A man planning to meet a friend on Monday in southeast Colorado Springs was mugged by three men when he got there, according to police. The man was robbed at knife point on the 1300 block of Potter Drive in the apartment of female friend. His wallet, cellphone and keys were stolen....

  • Colorado Springs police seek 'Sooper' robber

    BY KASSONDRA CLOOS kassondra.cloos@gazette.com -
    Updated: Mon, Feb 23, 2015

    While most of Colorado Springs was snowed in and kept off the roads Sunday, at least one man up to no good saw a good opportunity to rob a grocery store - in broad daylight. A man holding a knife robbed the customer service desk of the King Soopers on the 2900 block South Academy...

  • Parents: Jessica Hernandez had a warm-heart, plans for the future

    Noelle Phillips, The Denver Post
    Updated: Mon, Feb 23, 2015

    Their eyes are red-rimmed and weary. And the tears are quick to surface for Jose Hernandez and Laura Sonia Rosales as they talk about their 17-year-old daughter, Jessica Hernandez, who was killed a month ago by two Denver police officers. Still, stories of Jessica's life come easy....

  • Police say man brought gun into Colorado police station

    Associated Press
    Updated: Mon, Feb 23, 2015

    DENVER — Denver police say they have arrested a man who drove onto the lawn of a police station and entered the building with a gun. Police say Daniel Ruiz was jailed after the Monday morning episode for felony menacing, reckless endangerment and bringing contraband into a facility....

  • Driver charged in death of Denver boy hit crossing street

    Associated Press
    Updated: Mon, Feb 23, 2015

    DENVER — A 78-year-old woman accused of hitting and killing a 3-year-old Denver boy crossing the street has been charged with careless driving resulting in death. The Denver District Attorney's Office announced Monday that Joan Hinkemeyer has also been charged with two counts of...

  • Mugshot Monday: Most wanted in the Pikes Peak region

    The Gazette -
    Updated: Mon, Feb 23, 2015

    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. Dwayne Olus Gray, 35, is described as a 5-foot-11, 150-pound man with black hair and brown eyes. Gray is being sought on suspicion of...

  • College administrators, law enforcement sometimes clash in sex assault investigations

    By Kristin Jones Rocky Mountain PBS I-News -
    Updated: Sun, Feb 22, 2015

    College administrators and law enforcement share a concern about incidents of sexual assault involving college students. But sometimes their efforts clash. A high-level group of Colorado's higher-education institutions and justice system, including Denver District Attorney Mitch...

  • Former CU-Boulder student convicted of menacing

    The Associated Press
    Published: Sat, Feb 21, 2015

    BOULDER — More than a dozen police officers were in the courtroom Friday when a former University of Colorado student who pulled a BB gun on Boulder police and got shot was found guilty of felony menacing. Coleman Stewart was convicted by a jury on Friday. He will be sentenced April...

  • Courts Roundup: Hearings in robbery, murder cases

    By Kassondra Cloos kassondra.cloos@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Feb 20, 2015

    Defense attorney questions robbery investigation Prosecutors accusing Rajohn Ledbetter-Fuller of involvement in a string of robberies and other crimes have the wrong guy, the man's lawyer tried to show in court this week. Dennis McGuire, Ledbetter-Fuller's public defender,...

  • Colorado Springs NAACP head still suspects his organization was target in bombing

    By rich laden rich.laden@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Feb 20, 2015

    The president of the Colorado Springs branch of the NAACP said Friday he continues to believe that either the civil rights organization or a barbershop were the targets of last month's bombing of the building they share at 603 S. El Paso St. Henry Allen Jr. made his comments hours...

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