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  • Suspected drunken driver crashes into Colorado Springs police car

    By MEGAN SCHRADER megan.schrader@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sun, Nov 16, 2014

    A suspected drunken driver blew his cover Saturday morning when he ran into the back of a parked Colorado Springs police patrol car that had pulled another car over on Union Boulevard. The crash severely damaged the officer's car, but the officer and the driver of the 2002 Ford van...

  • Woman arrested on suspicion of DUI after crashing into Colorado Springs house

    By stephen hobbs stephen.hobbs@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sat, Nov 15, 2014

    Theresa Clark, a 56-year-old woman, was arrested Saturday on suspicion of driving under the influence after she drove her vehicle into a home at 2448 E. St. Vrain St. The car caused significant damage to the front of the house, but no one was injured in the 3:40 p.m. crash, said...

  • Aurora police officer shot during traffic stop

    The Associated Press
    Updated: Sat, Nov 15, 2014

    AURORA — A Denver-area police officer is in serious but stable condition after being shot while making a traffic stop. Aurora police were still searching Saturday morning for the person who shot the officer. According to KUSA-TV (http://tinyurl.com/kxc3779 ), the suspect fired...

  • Suspect in young couple's murder found in Colorado Springs

    The Associated Press
    Updated: Sat, Nov 15, 2014

    SANTA FE, N.M. — A 20-year-old man suspected of fatally shooting a teenage couple found in a car in Santa Fe last month has been arrested in Colorado. The Santa Fe County Sheriff's Office says that Ricardo "Ricky" Martinez was located Saturday morning at an apartment complex in...

  • Courts roundup: Hearing set in Colorado Springs kidnapping case

    by Lisa Walton lisa.walton@gazette.com -
    Published: Sat, Nov 15, 2014

    A man accused in the abduction of a 33-year-old woman in September is set for a plea hearing next month, according to online court records. Dustin Nelson, 29, is accused in a kidnapping that apparently stemmed from a dispute over a pack of cigarettes. A second suspect in the crime,...

  • Rocky Ford officer arrested in October shooting death

    By Noelle Phillips and Jesse Paul, The Denver Post
    Updated: Fri, Nov 14, 2014

    A Rocky Ford police officer has been charged with second-degree murder in the October shooting death of a 27-year-old man. James Ashby, 41, has been on leave at the department since he shot and killed Jack Jacquez Jr., early in the morning on Oct. 12 near the intersection of...

  • 2 killed, 1 critically injured in northern Colorado shooting

    Associated Press
    Updated: Fri, Nov 14, 2014

    GREELEY — Authorities are investigating a shooting near Greeley that left two people dead and another critically injured. Evans police who were called to perform a welfare check on Thursday afternoon found a man and a girl dead in an upstairs bedroom. Police Chief Rick Brandt tells...

  • Intent is at the heart of Mayo court-martial

    By tom roeder tom.roeder@gazette.com -
    Updated: Thu, Nov 13, 2014

    Prosecutors and defense attorneys agreed Thursday that Sgt. Montrell Mayo is a killer. The question before a Fort Carson court-martial is whether Mayo is a cold-blooded killer. On Valentine's Day 2013, Mayo left his slain girlfriend, Cpl. Kimberly Walker, tucked into a Colorado...

  • Colorado man pleads guilty to keeping sons in filthy home

    By Sadie Gurman, Associated Press
    Updated: Thu, Nov 13, 2014

    DENVER — A father whose four young sons could communicate only in grunts when authorities rescued them from a filthy Denver apartment could spend up to seven years in prison after pleading guilty Thursday to felony child abuse. Prosecutors agreed to drop all other charges against...

  • Man held without bond in wife's death after fall from cliff

    Associated Press
    Updated: Wed, Nov 12, 2014

    DENVER — Prosecutors say a man accused of pushing his wife to her death off a cliff in Colorado's Rocky Mountain National Park planned in advance to kill her. Harold Henthorn, handcuffed and dressed in a beige jail uniform, pleaded not guilty in her 2012 death during the Wednesday...

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