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  • Sheriff's Office removes horses from Black Forest property

    By andrea sinclair andrea.sinclair@gazette.com -
    Updated: 36 min ago

    Ten horses were removed from a property in Black Forest by the El Paso County Sheriff's Office on Monday following the discovery of at least a dozen dead horses on Friday. Investigators with the Sheriff's Office mounted unit and a local Colorado Springs veterinarian examined the...

  • Sheriff's Office investigating dead horses in Black Forest

    By andrea sinclair andrea.sinclair@gazette.com -
    Updated: 45 min ago

    The discovery of a dozen dead horses in Black Forest Friday prompted a criminal investigation by the El Paso County Sheriff's Office, but there has been no legal recourse to remove the remaining living horses on the property, sheriff's spokesman Sgt. Greg White said Sunday. At least...

  • Denver deputies face civil trial in preacher death

    Associated Press
    Updated: 1 hr ago

    DENVER — A defense attorney says five Denver sheriff's deputies "did everything by the book" when they used a sleeper hold and a stun gun to restrain a homeless street preacher who died on their watch in the city's downtown jail. Denver attorney Thomas Rice's comments came during...

  • Prosecutors: Meth was sold from Colorado taco wagon

    Associated Press
    Updated: 3 hr ago

    DENVER — Authorities say a Colorado drug ring was selling methamphetamine out of a taco wagon after importing it from Mexico through California. The Colorado Attorney General's Office said Monday 15 people were arrested and two others are being sought on charges including...

  • Mugshot Monday: Crime Stoppers' Most Wanted in the Colorado Springs area

    The Gazette
    Updated: 6 hr ago

    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. Gary Davis, 30, is described as a 150-pound man, 5 feet 9 inches tall, with brown hair and brown eyes. Davis is being sought on...

  • Attempted armed robbery at south Colorado Springs Walgreens

    By andrea sinclair andrea.sinclair@gazette.com -
    Published: Mon, Sep 22, 2014

    An unidentified man tried to rob a Walgreens store at gunpoint in south Colorado Springs Sunday, according to police reports. The robber entered the Walgreens at 1855 Southgate Road, off East Cheyenne Road, about 10:50 p.m., displayed a handgun and demanded money from the register,...

  • Question of race creeps into Macyo January trial

    By jakob rodgers jakob.rodgers@gazette.com -
    Updated: 8 hr ago

    Questions about race briefly crept into the trial of Macyo Joelle January on Friday, three days after defense attorneys successfully argued a man back onto the jury panel amid concerns he was being dismissed because he is black. The issue first arose Tuesday, when 4th Judicial...

  • Update: Macyo January trial continues Friday

    By jakob rodgers jakob.rodgers@gazette.com -By jakob rodgers - the gazette
    Updated: 8 hr ago

    The trial of a teen accused of gunning down a couple amid a botched burglary continued Thursday again Friday. You can follow @JakobRodgers for live courtroom updates. Here's the latest: The trial: Macyo Joelle January faces first-degree murder charges in the shooting deaths...

  • Denver deputies on trial in preacher's jail death

    Associated Press
    Updated: 10 hr ago

    DENVER — Jury selection is set to begin Monday in the civil trial of five Denver sheriff's deputies accused of causing the death of a homeless street preacher in jail. Marvin Booker died in 2010 after deputies shocked him with a Taser after he was handcuffed, put him in a sleeper...

  • Courtroom cameras sought in Aurora theater shooting trial

    Associated Press
    Updated: 13 hr ago

    CENTENNIAL — News organizations are asking a judge to allow one video camera and one still photographer in the courtroom during the Colorado theater shootings trial, but prosecutors and the defense object. The judge will hear arguments Monday. Attorneys for news organizations...

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