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Fort Collins shooting suspect and victims identified 
Fort Collins shooting suspect and victims identified 

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FORT COLLINS — Police say a man believed to have killed two people and wounded a third near a Colorado university socialized with the victims before...

Brother accused of fatally stabbing young siblings in Colorado Springs: 'It's like it wasn't me'
Brother accused of fatally stabbing young siblings in Colorado Springs: 'It's like it wasn't me'

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 12 hr ago

A 19-year-old Colorado Springs man accused of fatally stabbing his two young siblings and wounding his father claims responsibility but said he doesn't...

Notorious Colorado serial killer charged in new murder and escape attempt
Notorious Colorado serial killer charged in new murder and escape attempt

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Serial killer Scott Kimball has been arrested for investigation of solicitation to commit first-degree murder and attempted escape. An arrest warrant...

Student, 2 others die in shooting near Colorado State University in Fort Collins
Student, 2 others die in shooting near Colorado State University in Fort Collins

By: - 0 15 hr ago

FORT COLLINS — Three people, including a Colorado State University student, were killed and one person was wounded Thursday in a pre-dawn shooting...

Colorado teens break into house, throw party, get arrested 
Colorado teens break into house, throw party, get arrested 

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PARKER — Six teenagers who are accused of breaking into a Parker house and throwing a party have been arrested. KMGH-TV reports that Mike...

Colorado Springs sees 24-hour spasm of gun violence
Colorado Springs sees 24-hour spasm of gun violence

By: Liz Forster - 0 16 hr ago

For the past two days, the bullets have been flying in Colorado Springs. In an unusual, if not unheard of spasm of gun violence in the city, there...

Coroner identifies man who killed himself after shooting a mother and her 1-year-old son
Coroner identifies man who killed himself after shooting a mother and her 1-year-old son

By: Liz Forster - 0 Yesterday

The El Paso County Coroner's Office has identified the man who killed himself after shooting a mother and her 1-year-old son early Wednesday. John...

Teen in serious condition after shooting near downtown Colorado Springs
Teen in serious condition after shooting near downtown Colorado Springs

By: Chhun Sun - 0 Yesterday

A juvenile male is in serious but stable condition after he was shot at least once Wednesday afternoon near downtown Colorado Springs, police said....

Widow of workplace shooting victim says he feared co-worker
Widow of workplace shooting victim says he feared co-worker

By: - 0 Yesterday

The widow of a man killed in a workplace shooting in Maryland said Thursday that her husband was so concerned about the gunman's explosive temper that...

Man, 23, shot at southeast Colorado Springs apartment complex
Man, 23, shot at southeast Colorado Springs apartment complex

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 Yesterday

A 23-year-old man was shot Wednesday afternoon at an apartment complex in southeast Colorado Springs, police said. Officers went to the 1000 block of...

He said it would be 'awesome' to help a friend kill herself. Now he'll be tried for murder.
He said it would be 'awesome' to help a friend kill herself. Now he'll be tried for murder.

By: - 0 Yesterday

Weeks before her death, 16-year-old Jchandra Brown confided in her friend, Tyerell Przybycien, that she wanted to kill herself. When Przybycien, 18,...

Hearing in killings of two Colorado Springs students centers on gang motive
Hearing in killings of two Colorado Springs students centers on gang motive

By: Lance Benzel - 0 Yesterday

For weeks, 16-year-old Natalie Partida had a target on her back. The teen and two of her girlfriends were allegedly marked for abduction, torture and...

Suspect in Maryland office park shooting is apprehended
Suspect in Maryland office park shooting is apprehended

By: - 0 Wed, Oct 18, 2017

EDGEWOOD, Md. — A man with a lengthy criminal past who showed up for work at a countertop company on Wednesday and shot five of his co-workers has been...

Police: Man shoots woman, toddler at Colorado Springs apartment
Police: Man shoots woman, toddler at Colorado Springs apartment

By: Chhun Sun - 0 Wed, Oct 18, 2017

Police in Colorado Springs are investigating a shooting. It happened Wednesday morning at the Villages at Woodmen Apartments. Police say a man shot...

Man kicks officers during robbery arrest in northeast Colorado Springs, police say
Man kicks officers during robbery arrest in northeast Colorado Springs, police say

By: Chhun Sun - 0 Wed, Oct 18, 2017

A 23-year-old man was arrested Tuesday night after he led officers on a foot chase and allegedly kicked them in the head and face, Colorado Springs...

Police: Man robs 7-Eleven near downtown Colorado Springs
Police: Man robs 7-Eleven near downtown Colorado Springs

By: Chhun Sun - 0 Wed, Oct 18, 2017

A man got away with cash after he robbed a Colorado Springs 7-Eleven on Tuesday night, police said. The man was armed with a weapon when he demanded...

Second teen arrested in shooting near Doherty High School in east Colorado Springs
Second teen arrested in shooting near Doherty High School in east Colorado Springs

By: Chhun Sun - 0 Wed, Oct 18, 2017

A second 16-year-old boy has been arrested in the shooting last month of a student near Doherty High School in east Colorado Springs, police announced...

Nearly $2,000 of merchandise stolen from giant King Soopers Marketplace in eastern Colorado Springs
Nearly $2,000 of merchandise stolen from giant King Soopers Marketplace in eastern Colorado Springs

By: Liz Forster - 0 Wed, Oct 18, 2017

The El Paso County Sheriff's Office is asking for help in identifying three thieves who stole about $1,600 of merchandise from the giant King Soopers...

Attorney, arrest records point to suspect's mental health issues in killing of 2 young siblings
Attorney, arrest records point to suspect's mental health issues in killing of 2 young siblings

By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 Wed, Oct 18, 2017

A 19-year-old accused of stabbing to death two young siblings and wounding his father Tuesday has a history of severe mental health problems, records...

A mother is accused of killing her toddlers by placing them in a hot oven, police say
A mother is accused of killing her toddlers by placing them in a hot oven, police say

By: - 0 Tue, Oct 17, 2017

A Georgia mother has been charged with murder after authorities say it appears she put two of her young sons in an oven and turned it on. The...

A 320-pound woman sat on a little girl as a punishment and killed her, authorities say
A 320-pound woman sat on a little girl as a punishment and killed her, authorities say

By: - 0 Tue, Oct 17, 2017

A Florida woman is facing a murder charge after, authorities say, she punished her 9-year-old cousin by sitting on her, causing the child to go into...

Teen arrested in shooting near Doherty High School in east Colorado Springs
Teen arrested in shooting near Doherty High School in east Colorado Springs

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 Tue, Oct 17, 2017

A 16-year-old boy was arrested on suspicion of attempted first-degree murder Monday in the shooting of a student near Doherty High School in east...

A year of free pizza for identifying burglar at northeast Colorado Springs restaurant
A year of free pizza for identifying burglar at northeast Colorado Springs restaurant

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 Tue, Oct 17, 2017

A Colorado Springs restaurant is offering a year of free pizza to the first person who can identify a man who broke in and stole the cash register over...

Two juveniles in custody after a string of burglaries were reported throughout Colorado Springs
Two juveniles in custody after a string of burglaries were reported throughout Colorado Springs

By: Liz Forster - 0 Tue, Oct 17, 2017

Police are investigating a string of burglaries committed Tuesday morning across Colorado Springs. Colorado Springs police say two juveniles in black...

Citing thin evidence, prosecutors dismiss case against Maketa co-defendant
Citing thin evidence, prosecutors dismiss case against Maketa co-defendant

By: Lance Benzel - 0 Tue, Oct 17, 2017

Prosecutors pursuing claims of corruption involving ex-El Paso County Sheriff Terry Maketa dismissed all counts against one of his two co-defendants...

Denver grand jury indicts 25 for stealing $35,000 from home improvement stores
Denver grand jury indicts 25 for stealing $35,000 from home improvement stores

By: - 0 Tue, Oct 17, 2017

A Denver grand jury indicted 25 members of a ring that stole more than $35,000 in merchandise from Front Range home improvement stores then returned it...

Driver of deadly immigrant smuggling run pleads guilty
Driver of deadly immigrant smuggling run pleads guilty

By: - 0 Mon, Oct 16, 2017

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The driver of a semitrailer packed with at least 39 immigrants, 10 of whom died, pleaded guilty Monday to making the deadly...

Burglar still at large after stealing from southwest Springs auto shop
Burglar still at large after stealing from southwest Springs auto shop

By: Hugh Johnson - 0 Mon, Oct 16, 2017

A burglar who stole from a Napa Auto Parts store in southwest Colorado Springs Monday morning is still at large, Colorado Springs police say....

Mugshot Monday: Most wanted in Colorado Springs area
Mugshot Monday: Most wanted in Colorado Springs area

By: - 0 Mon, Oct 16, 2017

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....

Police: Man suffers multiple stab wounds in disturbance in Colorado Springs
Police: Man suffers multiple stab wounds in disturbance in Colorado Springs

By: - 0 Sun, Oct 15, 2017

A 53-year-old man suffered multiple stab wounds in an incident that involved multiple people Saturday night, Colorado Springs police said. The man...

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