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  • Victim, officer involved in Rocky Ford shooting ID’d

    By Kassondra Cloos kassondra.cloos@gazette.com - -
    Updated: Mon, Oct 13, 2014

    The Colorado Bureau of Investigation has identified the police officer and the man who was killed in a Sunday morning shooting in Rocky Ford. Jack Jacquez, 27, of Rocky Ford, was shot and later pronounced dead at the Arkansas Valley Regional Medical Center in La Junta, according to a...

  • Traffic stop turns up suspected narcotics east of downtown Colorado Springs

    By andrea sinclair andrea.sinclair@gazette.com -
    Updated: Mon, Oct 13, 2014

    A Colorado Springs man and woman were arrested Sunday when a traffic stop allegedly turned up suspected heroin, cocaine and syringes loaded with possible drugs, police said. Theresa Ackerman, 44, and Richard Maestas, 28, were arrested on suspicion of possession with the intent to...

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

    The Gazette
    Updated: Mon, Oct 13, 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. Aaron James Beemer, 30, is described as a 5-foot-11, 195-pound man with brown hair and brown eyes. Beemer is being sought on...

  • Car crashes into Colorado Springs house

    By andrea sinclair andrea.sinclair@gazette.com -
    Updated: Mon, Oct 13, 2014

    Excessive speed may have played a role when a car crashed into a Colorado Springs home Sunday night, according to police reports. A vehicle was southbound on the 2800 block of North Chestnut Street around 9:30 p.m. when it veered off the west side of the road, crashed through a...

  • Affidavit: Drive-by shooting in Colorado Springs was racially motivated

    BY lisa walton lisa.walton@gazette.com -
    Updated: Mon, Oct 13, 2014

    Investigators believe a September drive-by shooting that left a 31-year-old man with a fractured pelvic bone was racially motivated, according to an arrest affidavit. Zachary Mirrion Ballenger, 21, was arrested on suspicion of attempted first-degree murder and bias-motivated crimes...

  • Colorado man charged in Kansas City-area homicide

    Associated Press
    Updated: Sun, Oct 12, 2014

    BLUE SPRINGS, Mo. — A Colorado man has been charged with fatally shooting a man at a motel outside Kansas City. Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker announced Sunday that 25-year-old Michael Page of Rifle, Colorado, has been charged with second-degree murder and armed criminal...

  • Rocky Ford police officer on administrative leave after shooting

    By Elizabeth Hernandez, The Denver Post
    Updated: Sun, Oct 12, 2014

    The Colorado Bureau of Investigation is investigating an officer-involved shooting that happened early Sunday morning in Rocky Ford, officials said.

  • Colorado Springs man killed, another hospitalized in crash near Pueblo

    The Gazette -
    Updated: Sun, Oct 12, 2014

    Two Colorado Springs residents were involved in a single-vehicle crash near Pueblo Sunday morning, leaving one man dead and another injured. The State Patrol reported that Michael Lopez, 45, of Colorado Springs was driving a 2003 Mitsubishi Outlander north on Interstate 25 about 10...

  • Colorado Springs slaying victim not the same after return from Iraq war, family says

    by Lisa Walton lisa.walton@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sun, Oct 12, 2014

    A yearlong deployment to Iraq in 2003 had taken its toll on a father of six who was shot to death last week in Colorado Springs, family members say. Jamarlon "Jamanion" Keys, a former Fort Carson soldier, suffered from post-traumatic stress disorder, according to his ex-wife,...

  • Police investigate reports of shots fired in south-central Colorado Springs

    By Wayne Heilman wayneh@gazette.com -
    Published: Sat, Oct 11, 2014

    Colorado Springs police are investigating a report of shots fired in the 2200 block of South Hancock Avenue after responding to numerous calls about 7:30 p.m. Saturday. Police had no reports of injuries, but their investigation found that at least four shots were fired in the area of...

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