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Woman charged with felonies in toppling of Confederate statue in North Carolina, sheriff says
Woman charged with felonies in toppling of Confederate statue in North Carolina, sheriff says

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Durham County, North Carolina, officials said Tuesday they arrested a woman in connection with the vandalism and toppling of a Confederate statue in...

One dead after officer-involved shooting in Colorado Springs
One dead after officer-involved shooting in Colorado Springs

By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 Tue, Aug 15, 2017

A man was shot and killed late   Monday   night after Colorado Springs police were called out on a report of shoplifting at the Walmart...

Welfare check reveals 2 people, 2 dogs dead at southern Colorado home
Welfare check reveals 2 people, 2 dogs dead at southern Colorado home

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 Tue, Aug 15, 2017

A grisly scene inside a Pueblo West home is under investigation. Sheriff's deputies responded to a home on the 1000 block of South Mescal Drive...

2 arrested after crash injures two unrestrained children, one severely
2 arrested after crash injures two unrestrained children, one severely

By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 Tue, Aug 15, 2017

Two people were arrested Tuesday after a driver crashed into a parked truck and fled, leaving two small, unrestrained children in the back seat, one of...

2 men hold woman at gunpoint during home invasion in Colorado Springs, steal guns and vehicle

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 Tue, Aug 15, 2017

Two masked men forced their way into an east Colorado Springs woman's home, held her at gunpoint, took multiple guns and fled in her vehicle, police...

1 woman arrested, 1 injured in Old Colorado City stabbing
1 woman arrested, 1 injured in Old Colorado City stabbing

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 Tue, Aug 15, 2017

An argument over a stolen backpack led one woman to stab another with a knife in Old Colorado City's Vermijo Park, Colorado Springs police said. The...

Mark Redwine extradited to Colorado, booked into La Plata County jail
Mark Redwine extradited to Colorado, booked into La Plata County jail

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 Tue, Aug 15, 2017

Mark Redwine was returned to Colorado Monday from Whatcom County, Wash., to face charges in the killing of his 13-year-old son, Dylan. La Plata...

Man arrested in Colorado Springs crash that hospitalized 2 children
Man arrested in Colorado Springs crash that hospitalized 2 children

By: Hugh Johnson - 0 Mon, Aug 14, 2017

A man lost control of his vehicle and slammed into a truck carrying two children Sunday evening, Colorado Springs police said. A sedan was northbound...

Colorado Springs woman dies hours after 2-vehicle crash
Colorado Springs woman dies hours after 2-vehicle crash

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 Mon, Aug 14, 2017

A 22-year-old woman died Monday afternoon, hours after she survived a two-vehicle crash in El Paso County, the Colorado State Patrol announced....

Victim, suspect identified in Cañon City McDonald's shooting
Victim, suspect identified in Cañon City McDonald's shooting

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 Mon, Aug 14, 2017

A man was arrested on suspicion of second-degree murder in the fatal shooting of Kelly Ray Smith, 62, of Cañon City, in a McDonald's parking lot, the...

Colorado Springs police release video from February officer-involved shooting
Colorado Springs police release video from February officer-involved shooting

By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 Mon, Aug 14, 2017

Video released Monday shows the fatal exchange of fire between Colorado Springs police and domestic violence suspect Misael Macias Cano in February....

Suspect in Full Throttle Auto slaying has Colorado Springs court hearing Tuesday
Suspect in Full Throttle Auto slaying has Colorado Springs court hearing Tuesday

By: Hugh Johnson - 0 Mon, Aug 14, 2017

Derrick Davis, charged in the killing of auto shop owner George Maldonado, has been brought from Minnesota to Colorado Springs, El Paso County jail...

Mom previously accused Charlottesville driver of beating her
Mom previously accused Charlottesville driver of beating her

By: - 0 Mon, Aug 14, 2017

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — The driver charged with killing a woman at a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville was previously accused of beating his...

Sheriff: 3 shot dead at Wisconsin auto racing event
Sheriff: 3 shot dead at Wisconsin auto racing event

By: - 0 Mon, Aug 14, 2017

UNION GROVE, Wis. — Three men were shot and killed during an auto racing event on Sunday, a Wisconsin sheriff said. Kenosha County Sheriff David Beth...

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

By: - 0 Mon, Aug 14, 2017

Pikes Peak Area Crime Stoppers is asking for the public's help finding the following people for whom felony arrest warrants have been issued. Nicole...

Man shot to death outside Cañon City McDonald's
Man shot to death outside Cañon City McDonald's

By: - 0 Sun, Aug 13, 2017

Police are investigating a shooting outside the McDonald's in Cañon City. One man was found dead in the parking lot in a car It happened around 6:30...

Vigil for Charlottesville victim canceled due to threats
Vigil for Charlottesville victim canceled due to threats

By: - 0 Sun, Aug 13, 2017

HARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — Tensions remained high Sunday as the city and nation grappled with the aftermath of deadly violence between white...

Masked, armed robbers reportedly hold up Colorado Springs liquor store
Masked, armed robbers reportedly hold up Colorado Springs liquor store

By: Hugh Johnson - 0 Sun, Aug 13, 2017

Three masked men armed with handguns and a shotgun held up a Colorado Springs business late Saturday night and got away with an undisclosed amount of...

Man accused of ramming protesters pictured with racist group 
Man accused of ramming protesters pictured with racist group 

By: - 0 Sun, Aug 13, 2017

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — The driver of a car accused of crashing into a crowd protesting a white supremacist rally in Virginia had been photographed...

'I've done something horrible,' suspect in double homicide texted
'I've done something horrible,' suspect in double homicide texted

By: Lance Benzel - 0 Sat, Aug 12, 2017

On the run and out of gas in the middle of Utah, Elijah Tyre Colon didn't deny what he had done 500 miles away in Colorado Springs. The question he...

London banker and CU grad denies being jogger who pushed woman in bus’s path
London banker and CU grad denies being jogger who pushed woman in bus’s path

By: - 0 Sat, Aug 12, 2017

Eric Bellquist, a partner at Hutton Collins & Co., denied that he was the jogger who pushed a woman into the path of a bus earlier this year after...

A toddler died in a hot day-care van. Now, the driver has been charged with manslaughter.
A toddler died in a hot day-care van. Now, the driver has been charged with manslaughter.

By: - 0 Sat, Aug 12, 2017

A Florida day-care driver has been charged with aggravated manslaughter in the death of a 3-year-old boy who was left in a hot van — an “unbearable...

Autopsy: Colorado Springs liquor store owner killed by single bullet fired from above
Autopsy: Colorado Springs liquor store owner killed by single bullet fired from above

By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 Fri, Aug 11, 2017

Colorado Springs liquor store owner Donat Herr was killed during a late night robbery by a single bullet, according to the autopsy report. The bullet...

Police: 1 man, 2 juveniles arrested in armed robbery near Colorado Springs convenience store
Police: 1 man, 2 juveniles arrested in armed robbery near Colorado Springs convenience store

By: Chhun Sun - 0 Thu, Aug 10, 2017

An 18-year-old man and two juveniles were arrested on suspicion of aggravated robbery after a male was robbed at gunpoint early Thursday near a...

No tolerance for Colorado Springs hate crimes, declare governor, mayor and police chief
No tolerance for Colorado Springs hate crimes, declare governor, mayor and police chief

By: - 0 Thu, Aug 10, 2017

Declaring zero tolerance for hate crimes, Colorado Springs Police Chief Pete Carey, Mayor John Suthers and Gov. John Hickenlooper released a joint...

Prosecutor: Police justified in shooting of Arkansas teen
Prosecutor: Police justified in shooting of Arkansas teen

By: - 0 Thu, Aug 10, 2017

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — A black teenager pointed a BB gun that looked like a handgun at police before he was fatally shot by officers outside an emergency...

Colorado Springs man, 19, arrested in sexual assault
Colorado Springs man, 19, arrested in sexual assault

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 Thu, Aug 10, 2017

Police arrested a 19-year-old man Wednesday morning, more than two weeks after he allegedly sexually assaulted a woman. Adolfo Roberto Chavez-Perez...

Cars tagged with racist slurs near Colorado Springs synagogue where anti-Semitic graffiti found
Cars tagged with racist slurs near Colorado Springs synagogue where anti-Semitic graffiti found

By: Hugh Johnson - 0 Wed, Aug 9, 2017

Racist slurs were spray-painted across several cars in Colorado Springs' Bon neighborhood Friday, the same day that swastikas and other anti-Semitic...

Gunfight in day care center parking lot results in two arrests
Gunfight in day care center parking lot results in two arrests

By: - 0 Wed, Aug 9, 2017

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Police have arrested two men who they say were on one side of a chaotic gunfight that injured two bystanders, including a young...

$1M bill deposit attempt leads to Iowa man's drug arrest 
$1M bill deposit attempt leads to Iowa man's drug arrest 

By: - 0 Tue, Aug 8, 2017

SIOUX CITY, Iowa — Authorities say a man who tried to deposit what he presented as a $1 million bill has been charged with drug possession in Iowa. A...

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Faces of the missing: Children who disappeared from the Colorado Springs area

Tue, Jan 3, 2017 - 6:19 AM 0

Here are the faces of children who have disappeared from the Pikes Peak region

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