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  • Judge gets sanity exam of theater shooting suspect

    The Associated Press
    Updated: Wed, Oct 15, 2014

    CENTENNIAL — A psychiatrist has submitted the results of a second sanity evaluation of the man charged with a mass killing in a Colorado movie theater. Judge Carlos A. Samour Jr. on Wednesday ordered the 53-page report about James Holmes' mental health sealed from the public. But he...

  • Armed man robs Diamond Shamrock in Colorado Springs

    By Kassondra Cloos kassondra.cloos@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Oct 15, 2014

    A man with a handgun robbed a Colorado Springs gas station Tuesday night, Colorado Springs police said. The robber took an undisclosed amount of cash from the Diamond Shamrock gas station at 3808 E. La Salle St. shortly after 11 p.m., police said. The robber fled west on foot....

  • Southern Colorado teen accused of shooting sister's boyfriend

    Associated Press
    Updated: Wed, Oct 15, 2014

    CENTER — Police in the San Luis Valley town of Center say a 17-year-old boy arrested on Tuesday is accused of shooting his sister's boyfriend. The Valley Courier (http://bit.ly/1w8xFrL) reports that the 22-year-old boyfriend, who lives with the family, was flown to Denver after...

  • Subway restaurant site of second robbery attempt in eight days

    By Lisa Walton, The Gazette -
    Updated: Wed, Oct 15, 2014

    A Subway sandwich was robbed for the second time in eight days on Tuesday when a man with a gun went into the shop at 2499 S. Academy Blvd. at a little after 9 p.m. Four employees were in the store at the time, and police say it is unknown if the robber took anything. The shop also...

  • Denver jury: Deputies used too much force in death

    SADIE GURMAN, Associated Press
    Updated: Tue, Oct 14, 2014

    DENVER — A federal court jury on Tuesday found five Denver sheriff's deputies used excessive force against a homeless street preacher who died in 2010. The jury awarded the family of Marvin Booker $4.6 million in damages. Booker died after deputies shocked him with a Taser while he...

  • Police ID motorcyclist killed in Monday night crash

    By KASSONDRA CLOOS kassondra.cloos@gazette.com -
    Updated: Tue, Oct 14, 2014

    Colorado Springs police have identified the motorcyclist killed in a downtown crash Monday night as Dustin Downs, 27, of Colorado Springs. Downs was riding a Harley-Davidson and entered the intersection of Colorado Avenue and Tejon Street westbound and hit the passenger side of a...

  • Motorcyclist killed in downtown Colorado Springs crash

    lisa walton lisa.walton@gazette.com -
    Updated: Tue, Oct 14, 2014

    A fatal crash involving a minivan and a motorcycle shut down the intersection of Colorado Avenue and Tejon Street on Monday night, Colorado Springs police said. The downtown intersection was closed in all four directions Monday night as police investigated. According to police, the...

  • 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...

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