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  • Crime scene details emerge in Colorado Springs double murder trial

    By jakob rodgers jakob.rodgers@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Sep 19, 2014

    Pieces of a home security system lay across the living room, ripped from a wall and scattered. Cords led to electronics no longer there amid a house littered with toppled furniture and video games strewn across the floor. Fort Carson Staff Sgt. David Dunlap and his pregnant wife lay...

  • Courts Roundup

    BY lisa walton lisa.walton@gazette.com -
    Published: Sat, Sep 20, 2014

    A woman indicted in May on charges of attempted murder received a 15-year suspended prison sentence and six years of probation Thursday for first-degree burglary, according to court records and the 4th Judicial District Attorney's Office. Michelle Heaston pleaded guilty to...

  • Several horses found dead in Black Forest barn

    BY lisa walton lisa.walton@gazette.com -
    Published: Fri, Sep 19, 2014

    Several dead horses were discovered inside a barn in Black Forest, the El Paso County's Sheriff Office said.
Around 3 p.m. Friday a woman called to report that she had found the horses on the property on the 5400 block of Burgess Road, deputies said. While she lives on the property,...

  • New details about Fort Carson soldier accused of burning house

    BY lisa walton lisa.walton@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Sep 19, 2014

    A Fort Carson soldier arrested on suspicion of burning down his own house Sunday morning had increased his home insurance coverage just days before the blaze, according to an arrest affidavit. Crews responding to the fire at 7568 Chasewood Loop shortly after 1:30 a.m. said they found...

  • Calhan homicide victim identified

    By andrea sinclair andrea.sinclair@gazette.com -
    Updated: Thu, Sep 18, 2014

    The victim of a fatal shooting in Calhan was identified Thursday as 30-year-old Michael Mackey, according to the El Paso County Sheriff's Office. The El Paso County coroner determined the cause of death as multiple gunshot wounds and ruled the death a homicide, the fourth in El Paso...

  • Suspect in 1999 killing waives extradition

    The Associated Press
    Updated: Thu, Sep 18, 2014

    BILLINGS, Mont. — A Colorado man charged with killing his wife 15 years ago agreed Thursday to return to Montana to face trial amid indications that authorities had long harbored questions about his possible involvement in the case. Brian David Laird, 46, waived extradition during a...

  • Colorado Springs police searching for sandwich shop robbers

    BY lisa walton lisa.walton@gazette.com -
    Published: Thu, Sep 18, 2014

    Two masked men held up a Subway sandwich shop Wednesday night, Colorado Springs police said. Shortly after 9:30 p.m., police received reports of an armed robbery at the Subway on the 2900 block of W. Colorado Avenue. Police said the robbers brandished a black handgun, demanded money...

  • Authorities: Nebraska slaying victim from Colorado

    Associated Press
    Published: Thu, Sep 18, 2014

    NORTH PLATTE, Neb. — Authorities in western Nebraska say a man whose body was found on a riverbank was from Colorado. The Lincoln County Sheriff's Office on Thursday identified the man as 43-year-old Lonnie Sanchez, of Hoehne, Colorado. The office says two people reported seeing...

  • Elway son pleads guilty in domestic violence case

    Associated Press
    Updated: Thu, Sep 18, 2014

    DENVER — Jack Elway, the son of Denver Broncos general manager John Elway, has pleaded guilty in a domestic violence case involving his girlfriend. Court records show the 25-year-old John Albert Elway on Tuesday pleaded guilty to disturbing the peace and was sentenced to one year of...

  • Fort Carson soldier accused of setting house on fire

    By lisa walton lisa.walton@gazette.com -
    Updated: Thu, Sep 18, 2014

    A Fort Carson soldier is suspected of starting a fire that destroyed a home and displaced three people Sunday morning. Property records list 26-year-old Staff Sgt. Jacob Warrum as the owner of the Colorado Springs home that was destroyed in the early morning blaze. Colorado Springs...

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