• Prosecutors rest their case in Colorado theater shooting

    By Sadie Gurman, Associated Press
    Updated: Fri, Jun 19, 2015

    CENTENNIAL — Prosecutors in the Colorado theater shooting trial rested Friday, concluding their argument that James Holmes methodically planned and executed the 2012 massacre in a case that relied heavily on victims' recollections of the carnage he inflicted inside the darkened cinema....

  • Colorado Springs man sentenced in death of man riding on sled

    By Ellie mulder ellie.mulder@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Jun 19, 2015

    Michael Miner, 43, was sentenced to 18 months in prison this week for criminally negligent homicide. Miner was driving a GMC Yukon that pulled a homemade sled that crashed, causing the death of 33-year-old David Teets on Dec. 30, just a day after the incident. In Miner's arrest...

  • Colorado officer chases down suspect on borrowed bicycle

    Associated Press
    Updated: Fri, Jun 19, 2015

    DENVER — A Denver police officer commandeered a bicycle in the pursuit of a suspected felon on the city's Cherry Creek Bike Path. The Denver Post reports (http://dpo.st/1Gl6fjK ) that the officer stopped a man on a B-cycle, a rented public bike, and with his permission, used the...

  • Lights out in Colorado Springs: Thieves stealing wire cost city nearly $150k

    By Kassondra Cloos kassondra.cloos@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Jun 19, 2015

    Whoever has been clipping copper wires from Colorado Springs street lamps is putting the public in danger at a hefty cost, even though they're probably not making much money doing it. A man and a woman were arrested early Thursday on suspicion of stealing 1,000 feet of wire from city...

  • Fort Carson soldier sentenced in killing of comrade in Jordan

    By tom roeder tom.roeder@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Jun 19, 2015

    A killer who begged for mercy Thursday in a Fort Carson courtroom was sentenced to 26 years confinement and a dishonorable discharge. The sentence for Spc. Jeffery Page was handed down Thursday afternoon by judge Col. Douglas Watkins, who had convicted Page of murder a day earlier in...

  • Shooting victims included librarian and recent college grad

    The Associated Press
    Updated: Thu, Jun 18, 2015

    CHARLESTON, S.C. — One was a longtime librarian looking forward to retirement. Another had recently graduated from college with a business degree. At least two died in the church that they had attended for decades. A closer look at some of the nine lives that were cut short by the...

  • Theater shooting defense lawyer clashes with psychiatrist

    Associated Press
    Updated: Thu, Jun 18, 2015

    CENTENNIAL — Live coverage of the Aurora theater shooting trial continues Thursday morning from the courtroom at the Arapahoe County Justice Center. James Holmes' lawyers are pointedly questioning whether a psychiatrist did enough to diagnose and treat Holmes before he carried out a...

  • Pikes Peak region man, woman accused of creating, distributing child porn

    By chhun sun chhun.sun@gazette.com -
    Updated: Thu, Jun 18, 2015

    A Colorado Springs man and a Woodland Park woman are accused of sexually exploiting a child by capturing abuse on camera and broadcasting the footage online, the U.S. Attorney's Office in Denver said in a news release Wednesday. Brandon Tyler Hill, 29, of Colorado Springs, and...

  • Police: One Colorado Springs business robbed, another attempted robbery stopped

    By chhun sun chhun.sun@gazette.com -
    Updated: Thu, Jun 18, 2015

    Police say a robbery and an attempted robbery at two Colorado Springs businesses around midnight Wednesday ended in one arrest. Officers were dispatched around 1 a.m. Thursday to Wendy's at 2818 E. Platte Ave., where an armed robber fled the fast food restaurant with an undisclosed...

  • Fort Carson soldier convicted in comrade's murder

    By tom roeder tom.roeder@gazette.com -
    Updated: Thu, Jun 18, 2015

    A Fort Carson soldier has been convicted of murder in the shooting death of a comrade last year in Jordan. Spc. Jeffery Page intentionally shot and killed Spc. Adrian Perkins in May 2014 while the two with his 2nd Brigade Combat Team soldiers were guarding an American missile site at...

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