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  • Driver in fatal hit-and-run on Colo. 115 is identified by Colorado State Patrol

    By stephen hobbs stephen.hobbs@gazette.com -
    Updated: Thu, Dec 4, 2014

    A 60-year-old Colorado Springs woman was identified Wednesday as the driver of the vehicle that fatally struck a Colorado Springs man on Colorado 115. Katherine Tucker was driving an SUV that hit 39-year-old Kennon Stephens and left the scene, the Colorado State Patrol said. She...

  • Would-be bandit gets away, cashless, from Colorado Springs McDonald's attempted robbery

    By Kassondra Cloos kassondra.cloos@gazette.com -
    Updated: Thu, Dec 4, 2014

    A would-be robber who couldn't be bothered to get out of his car fled a Colorado Springs McDonald's drive-thru after the cashier simply closed the window. The attempted robber tried to hand the cashier a rather unsophisticated plastic shopping bag for a quick cash getaway, but when...

  • Police: Woman suspected of attempted murder rams Colorado Springs officer's vehicle

    By Kassondra Cloos kassondra.cloos@gazette.com -
    Updated: Thu, Dec 4, 2014

    A woman crashed into a police car Wednesday night to get it out of her way when officers tried to arrest her on suspicion of attempted murder, Colorado Springs police say. Yvonne Pena, 34, rammed the police vehicle in a parking lot near the Popeyes near Circle and Verde drives, police...

  • Mysterious gunshot heard in Colorado Springs McDonald's bathroom

    By Kassondra Cloos kassondra.cloos@gazette.com -
    Updated: Thu, Dec 4, 2014

    The loud sound coming out of a westside McDonald's bathroom on Wednesday wasn't a backfiring Big Mac. Patrons of the restaurant and an El Paso County Sheriff's deputy who happened to be there reported hearing a single gunshot in the bathroom shortly after 11 a.m. A man then walked...

  • Affidavit: Manitou Springs chainsaw artist allegedly helped modify guns

    by lisa walton lisa.walton@gazette.com -
    Updated: Thu, Dec 4, 2014

    The owner of a chainsaw art store in Manitou Springs apparently had a side business modifying guns, court documents state. According to an arrest affidavit, William Fee, 48, landed on the Colorado Springs Police Department's radar after officers learned that pieces of an alleged gang...

  • Woman rams truck into Colorado Springs police cruiser during arrest attempt

    Lisa Walton lisa.walton@gazette.com -
    Published: Wed, Dec 3, 2014

    A police car was rammed Wednesday night while officers attempted to apprehend a woman suspected of attempted murder, Colorado Springs police said. Gazette news partner KKTV reported that the woman rammed into one of the cruisers after her truck was surrounded by police. The news...

  • Two arrested in thefts from drop boxes for rent money at Colorado Springs properties

    lisa walton lisa.walton@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Dec 3, 2014

    Two men suspected of stealing thousands of dollars in rent money from drop boxes across the city have been arrested, Colorado Springs police said Wednesday. Yadil Ofarrill-Sifontes, 30, and Danny Iribar-Fraga, 28 were arrested Monday on suspicion of third-degree burglary after...

  • Six to 10 shots of booze chased with beer, then a bus ride to forget

    Associated Press
    Updated: Wed, Dec 3, 2014

    SNOWMASS VILLAGE — A Snowmass Village man is accused of briefly stealing a city bus, then leaving it unharmed and telling police he was too drunk to remember taking it. The incident happened last week, when a 16-passenger shuttle went missing from the town depot. Police located the...

  • Colorado Springs woman found dead was beaten, stabbed

    lisa walton lisa.walton@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Dec 3, 2014

    A 37-year-old woman found dead in her home Sunday evening was beaten and stabbed to death, Colorado Springs police said. Alicia Montoya's death has been ruled a homicide. The woman's husband, 45-year-old Robert Montoya, was arrested on suspicion of first-degree murder. Police...

  • 18-year-old woman fatally shot in Pueblo home ID'd

    Associated Press
    Updated: Wed, Dec 3, 2014

    PUEBLO — Authorities have released the name of a woman who was fatally shot in a Pueblo home. The Pueblo Chieftain reports (http://bit.ly/1BbsMlm ) deputies who were called to the home Thursday night found 18-year-old Diana Daughtry unconscious in a bedroom. She died Friday morning....

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