• Update: Man found not guilty of first-degree murder, jury undecided on some charges

    By chhun sun chhun.sun@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, May 13, 2015

    Editor's Note: This story has been updated with acquital information that was not provided on Tuesday. A jury earlier this week found a 60-year-old man not guilty of first-degree murder and conspiracy of murder in the killing of a man inside a Security-Widefield home last year, but...

  • Truck driver in Colorado swerves to avoid deer and kills man

    Associated Press
    Updated: Wed, May 13, 2015

    STRASBURG — The Colorado State Patrol says a semitrailer driver who swerved to avoid some deer crossing Interstate 70 hit and killed another driver standing by his car on the roadside. The crash happened early Wednesday near Strasburg. According to KMGH-TV...

  • Colorado Springs police: Son threatened to kill 84-year-old mother, tied her with vacuum cord

    By Kassondra Cloos kassondra.cloos@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, May 13, 2015

    An elderly woman's son tied her up with a vacuum cord Tuesday after she refused to sign a statement for him to bring to a court hearing, according to Colorado Springs police. Matthew McBride was arrested Tuesday afternoon at Rampart Park on suspicion of false imprisonment and...

  • Live video: Aurora theater shooting jury returns for Day 12 of trial

    Associated Press
    Updated: Wed, May 13, 2015

    CENTENNIAL — Investigators collected 381 spent and unused rounds of ammunition from inside the Aurora movie theater where 12 people were killed and another 70 were injured. Former FBI agent Peter Hunkar is expected to return to the stand Wednesday morning. Hunkar testified on Tuesday...

  • Late-night crash shuts down Colorado Springs intersection for hours

    By chhun sun chhun.sun@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, May 13, 2015

    Traffic near an intersection in east Colorado Springs was shut down for several hours early Wednesday after a driver under the influence of prescription narcotics slammed his minivan into a pickup truck, forcing one driver to be extricated from his vehicle by a fire crew, authorities...

  • Police: Fountain man crashes on I-25 after argument, stabbing

    By chhun sun chhun.sun@gazette.com -
    Published: Wed, May 13, 2015

    A man stabbed an acquaintance in the neck, thigh and calf at a Fountain home before he stole the man's vehicle and crashed it on Interstate 25 in Pueblo County early Wednesday morning, the Fountain Police Department said. Police said both men were transported to a local hospital, and...

  • Colorado Springs police ID murder-suicide victims

    BY KASSONDRA CLOOS kassondra.cloos@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, May 13, 2015

    Colorado Springs police have identified the victims of a murder-suicide found Monday in a burning home on the 300 block of Redwood Drive as the couple who lived there. Police believe Joshua Cabrera, 35, shot his wife, Leah Cabrera, 33, before shooting himself. Leah Cabrera's death...

  • 2 found dead in Pueblo County in apparent murder-suicide

    BY CHHUN SUN AND KASSONDRA CLOOS The Gazette -
    Updated: Tue, May 12, 2015

    Two men were found dead in a Pueblo County home in an apparent murder-suicide Monday night, authorities said. The men were identified as Jeremie Klose, 32, of Quseta, N.M., and Joseph Jensen, 42, of San Luis. Investigators determined Klose shot and killed Jensen before killing...

  • Blown fuse kills power for more than 200 customers in Colorado Springs

    BY KASSONDRA CLOOS kassondra.cloos@gazette.com -
    Updated: Tue, May 12, 2015

    A blown fuse put 214 customers out of power Tuesday night east of North Academy Boulevard. Colorado Springs Utilities said around 7:15 that it would take about 3 to 4 hours to get power restored. A spokeswoman was unsure whether any traffic lights were affected. The boundaries of...

  • Colorado man pleads guilty to mailing pot outside state

    The Associated Press
    Updated: Tue, May 12, 2015

    DENVER — A Castle Rock man who earned hundreds of thousands of dollars shipping more than 100 packages of marijuana from Colorado to other states has pleaded guilty to federal charges. Brian Daniel Evins entered his plea late last month, U.S. Attorney John Walsh and U.S. Postal...

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