• Detective looking for woman accused of fraud in El Paso County

    BY KASSONDRA CLOOS kassondra.cloos@gazette.com -
    Published: Tue, Mar 31, 2015

    The El Paso County Sheriff's Office said Tuesday it is looking for additional victims of a woman who allegedly tricked people into hiring her as a caregiver so she could steal from them. Angela "Angie" Patterson, 55, was arrested in late January after the Sheriff's Office investigated...

  • Teen found stuffed in suitcase in Colorado died of drug overdose

    The Associated Press
    Updated: 3 hr ago

    GRAND JUNCTION — Authorities say the death of an 18-year-old woman whose body was found stuffed in a suitcase in western Colorado was drug-related. Mesa County chief deputy coroner Victor Yahn said Tuesday that Kelly Myers died of a mixed drug overdose but that the circumstances of...

  • Colorado theater shooter's mom feels guilt over his illness

    SADIE GURMAN, Associated Press
    Updated: 8 hr ago

    DENVER — The mother of Colorado theater shooter James Holmes feels guilty for not knowing her son was mentally ill and needed treatment, she wrote in a book of prayers and reflections compiled since the 2012 attack. Arlene Holmes wrote in "When The Focus Shifts: The Prayer Book of...

  • Traffic stop in Colorado Springs sends three to jail on old warrants

    By DEBBIE KELLEY debbie.kelley@gazette.com -
    Updated: 12 hr ago

    A driver stopped for speeding on North Academy Boulevard late Monday night in Colorado Springs had a warrant out for his arrest, as did two of his three passengers. Colorado Springs Police also found two weapons and illegal drugs in the vehicle. The driver, James Casey Lowe,20, was...

  • Suspect in Colorado Springs cellphone store robberies arrested while in jail

    BY KASSONDRA CLOOS kassondra.cloos@gazette.com -
    Updated: 12 hr ago

    A man in jail on suspicion of other crimes was pegged as the suspect in two robberies at a Colorado Springs cellphone store, police said Monday. Rodney Lane Williams-Freeman, 21, was accused of robbing the Metro PCS at 4343 Airport Road on March 20 and March 23. Witness statements...

  • Colorado Springs woman jailed after stabbing boyfriend, hitting him with vehicle

    By DEBBIE KELLEY debbie.kelley@gazette.com -
    Updated: 13 hr ago

    A woman who allegedly assaulted her boyfriend during a domestic dispute on Monday afternoon was arrested early Tuesday. Faith Grimes, 23, was arguing with her boyfriend Monday at 431 E. Willamette St., when she allegedly stabbed him in both legs with a kitchen knife, according to...

  • Colorado woman who lost unborn baby in attack thanks supporters

    Associated Press
    Yesterday

    DENVER — An expectant mother who lost her unborn baby after it was cut from her belly by a stranger is thanking those who have been thinking about and praying for her. Michelle Wilkins posted a message late Sunday on the website where people have been donating money for her recovery,...

  • Mugshot Monday: Crime Stoppers' most wanted in the Colorado Springs area

    The Gazette
    Yesterday

    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. Hadi Yahya M. Alabbas, 23, is described as a 5-foot-9, 160-pound man with black hair and brown eyes. Alabbas is being sought on...

  • Man in critical condition after fight at Colorado Springs skate park

    BY JAKOB RODGERS jakob.rodgers@gazette.com -
    Yesterday

    A man was hospitalized in critical condition Sunday evening after being punched at Memorial Park's skate park and hitting his head when he fell to the ground. The man, 56, was injured around 7:20 p.m. after an altercation with a 15-year-old boy at the park, near Pikes Peak Avenue and...

  • Man accused in Pueblo teen disappearance to enter plea

    Associated Press
    Yesterday

    WESTMINSTER — A man accused in the disappearance of a Pueblo teen is scheduled to enter a plea on Monday. Twenty-three-year-old Christopher Waide is suspected in the disappearance of 19-year-old Lea Chali Porter, who was last seen while visiting Westminster, where Waide lives, in...

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