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  • Man shot Sunday night in quiet Colorado Springs neighborhood is identified

    By andrea sinclair andrea.sinclair@gazette.com —
    Updated: Mon, Jul 21, 2014

    The man who was fatally shot Sunday night in a south-central Colorado Springs neighborhood has been identified as Michael Garcia, 31. The Colorado Springs man was found near the rear garage entrance of a townhome on the 2000 block of St. Claire Park Alley, near U.S. 24 and Hancock...

  • Police fight subpoenas in theater shootings case

    Associated Press
    Published: Mon, Jul 21, 2014

    DENVER — The city of Aurora and two police officers who are potential prosecution witnesses in the Colorado theater shootings case are fighting attempts by defense attorneys to get the officers' disciplinary records. City attorneys filed motions over the weekend seeking to toss out...

  • Suspicious package near downtown Colorado Springs park determined harmless

    By andrea sinclair andrea.sinclair@gazette.com —
    Updated: Mon, Jul 21, 2014

    A suspicious package near the Fountain Creek Trail in Dorchester Park, south of downtown Colorado Springs, was found to be a harmless inert device for military training, police said. Police Lt. Catherine Buckley said no roads were closed as of 2 p.m. Monday but the trail near South...

  • Mugshot Monday: Crime Stoppers' Most Wanted in the Pikes Peak region

    The Gazette -
    Updated: Mon, Jul 21, 2014

    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. Joseph Allan Christy, 32, is described as a 170-pound man, 5-feet 10-inches tall, with brown hair and brown eyes. Christy is being...

  • Comedy helps pull Caleb Medley through tragedy of Aurora shootings

    By Kevin Simpson, The Denver Post
    Updated: Mon, Jul 21, 2014

    As the cop guided his vehicle away from the chaos, making his third emergency run of the night to University of Colorado Hospital, he could hear the labored breathing of the injured young man in his back seat — "the most god-awful sound," as he would later describe it. That...

  • Man arrested inside Colorado Springs church

    By Emily Donovan, emily.donovan@gazette.com -
    Updated: Mon, Jul 21, 2014

    A man was arrested inside a Colorado Springs church near the intersection 19th St. and Uintah Street around 8 a.m. Sunday after trying to flee from police. Jeremy Hunter, 25, was allegedly in violation of a protection order when police arrived to a home on the 700 block of Manitou...

  • SWAT take man into custody after five-hour standoff in Aurora

    Denver Post
    Published: Sun, Jul 20, 2014

    An early Sunday morning standoff ended with an Aurora Police SWAT team arresting a shotgun-wielding man, with an outstanding arrest warrant for attempted homicide. At around 2 a.m. Aurora Police received a report of a man with a gun at the Silverbrook Apartments, at 15453 East 1st...

  • Police: Moving body too much for 1 in Aspen murder

    Associated Press
    Published: Sun, Jul 20, 2014

    ASPEN — Police investigating the slaying of a socialite in Aspen initially believed that stuffing a body into trash bags, moving it to a closet, and flipping a queen size mattress to conceal blood stains was impossible for one person. A consortium of media won the release of the...

  • Sunday marks 2 years since theater massacre in Colorado

    The Associated Press
    Updated: Sun, Jul 20, 2014

    DENVER — On July 20, 2012, a man wearing police-style armor killed 12 people and injured 70 during a midnight showing of "The Dark Knight Rises" in the Denver suburb of Aurora. James Holmes, a former neuroscience graduate student, pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity in the...

  • Fountain police searching for two suspects in robbery, shooting

    by monica mendoza Monica.Mendoza@gazette.com
    Updated: Sat, Jul 19, 2014

    Fountain police were searching for two men Saturday suspected of robbing a man in front of Biscuit's Cafe, 1105 S. Santa Fe Ave. Police were notified at 1:45 p.m. when a caller reported shots were fired. Police determined that two men in a maroon Nissan Murano robbed a man in front of...

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