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  • Colorado Springs court roundup for July 11

    lisa walton lisa.walton@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Jul 11, 2014

    A former high school teacher's assistant pleaded not guilty to sex assault charges, a sentencing hearing was set for one of seven people charged in burglary ring, and a man accused of felony drug charges was sentenced to prison this week. A trial date was set Monday for Benjamin...

  • Man accused of biting Aurora officer charged

    The Associated Press
    Updated: Fri, Jul 11, 2014

    AURORA, Colo. (AP) — Authorities say a man accused of biting an Aurora police officer during his arrest has been charged with several crimes. The Denver Post reports Friday (http://goo.gl/b6cwLZ ) that 21-year-old Adam Nicklaus Lacer has been charged by the Arapahoe County District...

  • Recall effort launched against Woodland Park mayor

    by matt steiner matt.steiner@gazete.com -
    Updated: Fri, Jul 11, 2014

    An effort to oust Woodland Park Mayor David Turley took its first official step Thursday when a petition was submitted to city offices. Woodland Park city manager David Buttery said in an email Friday morning that the document had not been approved because some "minor corrections"...

  • Man, woman steal $500 in merchandise from Lowe's

    lisa walton lisa.walton@gazette.com -
    Published: Thu, Jul 10, 2014

    A man and woman stole $500 worth of merchandise from a hardware store around 3:30 p.m. Thursday before getting into a car, firing off a shot and fleeing, police said. Colorado Springs police said the man and woman were verbally confronted by employees at the Lowes's hardware store at...

  • Gunman demanded to know ex-wife's whereabouts

    Updated: Thu, Jul 10, 2014

    SPRING, Texas (AP) — A man charged with killing four children and their parents forced his way into the family's suburban Houston home, tied them up and shot them in the back of the head when they refused to tell him where his ex-wife was, authorities said Thursday. The lone...

  • Holiday weekend nets 22 arrests on DUI charges, 19 fireworks citations

    by Emily Donovan emily.donovan@gazette.com -
    Updated: Thu, Jul 10, 2014

    Colorado Springs area law enforcement had a busy holiday weekend, making 22 arrests on suspicion of drunken driving and issuing 19 tickets for illegal fireworks. DUI arrests were down from the last two years, but fireworks citations eclipsed the combined number from 2012-13 from July...

  • Family, friends hold vigil for boy at site of his death

    by LISA WALTON lisa.walton@gazette.com -
    Updated: Thu, Jul 10, 2014

    More than three dozen people showed up Thursday evening to remember a boy killed in a car accident Tuesday at Murray Boulevard and Bijou Street. Ishaq "Ish" Hameed was 5 years old, said his mother, Heidi Hameed, who described the boy as a daredevil who loved the TV shows "American...

  • 'Routine' traffic stop nets drugs, $4,000 in cash

    By LISA walton lisa.walton@gazette.com -
    Published: Thu, Jul 10, 2014

    A routine traffic stop led to the recovery of heroin, methamphetamine, cocaine and almost $4,000 in cash, Colorado Springs police said. On Monday around 2:45 p.m., a Colorado Springs police officer pulled over a speeding silver Chevy Blazer at Palmer Park Boulevard and Tweed Street,...

  • Accidents common at site where boy was killed by speeding car

    by andrea sinclair and Lisa Walton andrea.sinclair@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Jul 9, 2014

    A small pile of plastic fragments of a car reflector and a large displaced rock were the only signs on Wednesday night of a crash that killed a young boy and seriously injured his father the night before. A white cross and a Superman figurine were surrounded by pile of stuffed animals...

  • Former Fort Carson employee arrested after alleged terror threats

    by lisa walton lisa.walton@gazette.com -
    Published: Tue, Jul 8, 2014

    A former Fort Carson civilian employee is set to stand trial in federal court after allegedly making a series of "terroristic" threats against the Mountain Post, according to an affidavit obtained by the Gazette on Tuesday. According to court records, Douglas Kunz had been employed...

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