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Bank robbed in southern Colorado Springs
Bank robbed in southern Colorado Springs

By: Liz Forster - 0 Sat, May 19, 2018

The bank inside a southern Colorado Springs Kings Soopers was robbed Saturday afternoon, police said. Just after noon, a man walked into the grocery...

Colorado Springs woman facing charges of impersonating police officer
Colorado Springs woman facing charges of impersonating police officer

By: Liz Forster - 0 Sat, May 19, 2018

A 29-year-old Colorado Springs woman was arrested after a motorcyclist reportedly was impersonating a police officer in early May. Jessica Ramsey was...

Texas shooting suspect exchanged 'a lot' of fire with police
Texas shooting suspect exchanged 'a lot' of fire with police

By: - 0 Sat, May 19, 2018

SANTA FE, Texas — The suspect accused of attacking a Texas high school exchanged "a lot of firepower" with authorities before he surrendered, a top...

Suspect shot after pulling gun on Pueblo County deputies
Suspect shot after pulling gun on Pueblo County deputies

By: - 0 Sat, May 19, 2018

PUEBLO COUNTY - A felony suspect was shot and killed by deputies after he pulled a gun on them during a struggle Saturday morning. The Pueblo...

Fight over handgun in Colorado Springs hotel sends one to the hospital
Fight over handgun in Colorado Springs hotel sends one to the hospital

By: Liz Forster - 0 Sat, May 19, 2018

A man was seriously injured while fighting over a handgun in a hotel Friday night east of downtown Colorado Springs, police said. Just after 11 p.m.,...

Reports: Man punches pregnant woman, service dog on Frontier flight from Colorado Springs to Orlando
Reports: Man punches pregnant woman, service dog on Frontier flight from Colorado Springs to Orlando

By: - 0 Sat, May 19, 2018

A 59-year-old man punched a deaf pregnant woman and her service dog inside a Frontier jet upon landing in Orlando on Friday, Orlando Police said....

Gunman arrested after police shootout at Trump resort
Gunman arrested after police shootout at Trump resort

By: - 0 Fri, May 18, 2018

DORAL, Fla. (AP) — Gunfire erupted early Friday at President Donald Trump's golf resort, as a man shouting about the president draped a flag over a...

DUI suspect smiles for mug shot hours after crash that left a woman dead
DUI suspect smiles for mug shot hours after crash that left a woman dead

By: - 0 Fri, May 18, 2018

Angenette Welk's dark hair falls neatly onto her shoulders in the mug shot, her wide grin bearing teeth more vivid than the white stripes of her jail...

Armed robbery reported at Amy's Donuts
Armed robbery reported at Amy's Donuts

By: Liz Forster - 0 Fri, May 18, 2018

Colorado Springs police are investigating an armed robbery at Amy's Donuts early Friday morning. Gazette news partner KKTV reports that one employee...

Man accused of stabbing sister in back in Old North End home
Man accused of stabbing sister in back in Old North End home

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 Fri, May 18, 2018

A 73-year-old man was arrested Wednesday night after he allegedly stabbed his sister in the back in the home they share in Colorado Springs' Old North...

Man back in El Paso County jail after accidentally being released
Man back in El Paso County jail after accidentally being released

By: - 0 Thu, May 17, 2018

An inmate was released from the El Paso County jail. Within 48 hours of his release, he allegedly assaulted his ex-girlfriend. However, Gazette news...

Colorado Springs man, 19, accused of downloading sexually exploitative material of children
Colorado Springs man, 19, accused of downloading sexually exploitative material of children

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 Thu, May 17, 2018

A 19-year-old man arrested Tuesday is accused of downloading sexually exploitative material of children, Colorado Springs police said. Giancarlos...

Colorado Springs student suspected of attacking Sierra High School teacher
Colorado Springs student suspected of attacking Sierra High School teacher

By: Liz Forster - 0 Thu, May 17, 2018

A Colorado Springs student was arrested after police say she attacked her teacher Thursday morning. Angelina Chavez, an 18-year-old Sierra High...

Woman killed in accident east of downtown Colorado Springs identified
Woman killed in accident east of downtown Colorado Springs identified

By: Liz Forster - 0 Thu, May 17, 2018

A woman killed in a crash Tuesday afternoon has been identified by the El Paso County coroner as 77-year-old Patricia Bell. Bell was driving south on...

El Paso County Sheriff's Office deputy arrested for DUI
El Paso County Sheriff's Office deputy arrested for DUI

By: - 0 Thu, May 17, 2018

An El Paso County Sheriff's Office deputy was arrested for DUI. 11 News learned that 26-year-old Andrew Acosta was off duty at the time of the...

Colorado Springs woman finds own home on Craigslist for rent
Colorado Springs woman finds own home on Craigslist for rent

By: - 0 Thu, May 17, 2018

Sherry Morfitt-Shumway and her wife thought their search for a rental home was over when they found a cute two-bedroom home just blocks from downtown...

DA: Children in California home were strangled, waterboarded
DA: Children in California home were strangled, waterboarded

By: - 0 Thu, May 17, 2018

FAIRFIELD, Calif. — Prosecutors allege in court documents filed Wednesday that the 10 children rescued from a Northern California home were punched,...

String of burglaries reported overnight in northeast Colorado Springs
String of burglaries reported overnight in northeast Colorado Springs

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 Wed, May 16, 2018

A string of businesses were burglarized early Wednesday in northeast Colorado Springs, police said. The burglars targeted Diamond Liquor at 5490...

Texas fugitive arrested after standoff southeast of Colorado Springs
Texas fugitive arrested after standoff southeast of Colorado Springs

By: Chhun Sun - 0 Wed, May 16, 2018

A Texas fugitive was arrested Tuesday night after an hourslong standoff with a SWAT team southeast of Colorado Springs, the El Paso County Sheriff's...

Police: Tulsa mom stabbed eldest daughter up to 70 times
Police: Tulsa mom stabbed eldest daughter up to 70 times

By: - 0 Wed, May 16, 2018

TULSA, Okla. — A Tulsa mother stabbed her eldest daughter 50 to 70 times, struck her head with a pickaxe then set their home on fire, before fleeing...

Man shot at Colorado Springs pot-growing shop
Man shot at Colorado Springs pot-growing shop

By: Abigail Censky - 0 Wed, May 16, 2018

One man was shot in the neck Tuesday evening at the Colorado Cultivations shop at 3490 W. Carefree Circle, police reported. Four customers were in...

Illegal shooters near Gold Camp Road suspected in wounding of Colorado Springs man
Illegal shooters near Gold Camp Road suspected in wounding of Colorado Springs man

By: - 0 Tue, May 15, 2018

A 52-year-old Colorado Springs man appears to have been shot accidentally while he and his daughter were collecting spent shell casings Sunday off Gold...

Broncos running back De'Angelo Henderson recovering from auto accident
Broncos running back De'Angelo Henderson recovering from auto accident

By: - 0 Mon, May 14, 2018

ENGLEWOOD — Denver Broncos running back De'Angelo Henderson is recovering from minor shoulder and ankle injuries he sustained over the weekend when his...

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

By: - 0 Mon, May 14, 2018

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....

2 home invasions reported within blocks, minutes in Colorado Springs
2 home invasions reported within blocks, minutes in Colorado Springs

By: Chhun Sun - 0 Mon, May 14, 2018

COLORADO SPRINGS - Four suspects remain on the run after forcing their way into two separate homes overnight. The first home invasion was...

Men flee after attempted armed robbery near downtown Colorado Springs
Men flee after attempted armed robbery near downtown Colorado Springs

By: Liz Forster - 0 Sat, May 12, 2018

Police are looking for three men suspected of attempting to rob a man at gunpoint late Friday south of downtown Colorado Springs. Just after 11:30...

Fatal shooting of Colorado Springs teen an accident, friend says
Fatal shooting of Colorado Springs teen an accident, friend says

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 Sat, May 12, 2018

The killing of a 17-year-old Colorado Springs boy, for which another teenager is being sought, apparently was an accident, according to a longtime...

‘It’s just horrifying’: Seven killed in Australia’s deadliest mass shooting in 22 years
‘It’s just horrifying’: Seven killed in Australia’s deadliest mass shooting in 22 years

By: - 0 Sat, May 12, 2018

An Australian community is reeling from the deadliest mass shooting the country has seen in more than 20 years, after seven people, including four...

No charges in 2017 death of El Paso County jail inmate attributed to heroin, meth
No charges in 2017 death of El Paso County jail inmate attributed to heroin, meth

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 Fri, May 11, 2018

The death of a 40-year old man at the El Paso County jail Sept. 7 was "a tragic event precipitated by the use of heroin and methamphetamines," Colorado...

4 troopers hurt, suspect dead in Oklahoma shootout
4 troopers hurt, suspect dead in Oklahoma shootout

By: - 0 Fri, May 11, 2018

TALIHINA, Okla. — Four Oklahoma troopers were struck by gunfire or shrapnel while serving a warrant early Friday at a man's home that may have been...

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