• Plea deal could be in works for accused Fort Carson soldiers

    BY TOM ROEDER tom.roeder@gazette.com -
    Updated: 11 min ago

    Two Fort Carson soldiers waived their rights to a preliminary hearing Monday to air evidence on charges that they raped a Colorado Springs teenager. Prosecutors allege Spc. Noel A. Acevedo-Mercado and Pfc. John C. Donathan met the 17-year-old girl at an October party in the woods off...

  • Youth charged with attempted murder in Colorado elementary school stabbing

    Denver Post
    Updated: 29 min ago

    An elementary school student who stabbed a classmate in Colorado last week was charged Monday with attempted first-degree murder. The 17th Judicial District Attorney's Office said the 14-year-old boy was also charged with first-degree assault and possession of a weapon on school...

  • Bruce pays fine in case linked to Colorado Springs councilwoman's ethics case

    By BILLIE STANTON ANLEU billie.stantonanleu@gazette.com -
    Updated: 1 hr ago

    Anti-tax activist and former state Rep. Douglas Bruce on Monday paid the Colorado Springs treasurer $7,816.28 to satisfy a judgment ordered by a district court judge. Bruce called the court costs an "unreasonable demand by the city attorney's office." He then joined two members of...

  • Cañon City police face barrage of knives before subduing man

    By chhun sun chhun.sun@gazette.com -
    Updated: 2 hr ago

    A suicidal man in Cañon City threw knives at police officers and threatened to blow up his house with two children inside before authorities were able to take him into custody Monday morning, Cañon City police said. Officers used a Taser to subdue Roy Mondragon, 49, who was taken to...

  • LIVE VIDEO: Orange-haired shooter turned heads at Colorado gun range

    Associated Press
    Updated: 3 hr ago

    CENTENNIAL — A man with fiery orange hair was such an odd sight when he showed up at a gun range in the summer of 2012 that two volunteer supervisors went to talk to him, one of the volunteers testified Monday at the trial of Colorado theater gunman James Holmes. "That really flagged...

  • Mugshot Monday: Most wanted in the Pikes Peak region

    The Gazette -
    Updated: 5 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. Abdul Karam Hamad, 21, is described as a 6-foot-1, 150-pound man with black hair and brown eyes. Hamad is being sought on suspicion...

  • Victim, suspect in deadly I-25 crash in Colorado Springs identified

    By chhun sun chhun.sun@gazette.com -
    Updated: 5 hr ago

    A 24-year-old Colorado Springs man who was arrested early Sunday morning after a passenger in his vehicle died in a crash has been identified as Shea Ordahl, police said Monday. The victim was identified as Kanya Sornsong-Wilder, 20. She was a resident of Colorado Springs but had a...

  • Sheriff office: Monument mom stabbed by son, 11, in stable condition; both in hospital

    By chhun sun chhun.sun@gazette.com -
    Updated: 6 hr ago

    A mother who was allegedly stabbed several times by her 11-year-old son in their Monument-area townhome is in stable condition at a Colorado Springs hospital, El Paso County Sheriff's Office spokesperson Jacqueline Kirby said Monday. The son, who either jumped or fell from the third...

  • Police: Driver ran red light before hitting Colorado Springs school bus

    By chhun sun chhun.sun@gazette.com -
    Updated: 8 hr ago

    A school bus with 16 students on board was involved in an early Monday crash after a driver ran a red light that resulted in the car rolling over near Remington Elementary School in east Colorado Springs, police said. Just after 7 a.m., police said a 41-year-old female driver heading...

  • Defense faces challenges as theater shooting victims testify

    By Sadie Gurman, Associated Press
    Updated: 8 hr ago

    CENTENNIAL — Half-empty tissue boxes littered the floor of Courtroom 201 after a day in which survivors told stories of heartbreak, revulsion and horror about the night James Holmes shot scores of people inside a packed a suburban Denver movie theater. Some in the courtroom reached...

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