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Brief first court appearance for Colorado Springs police sergeant accused of assault
By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 15 min ago

The first court appearance for a Colorado Springs police veteran accused of assaulting a man during a traffic stop lasted about a minute.


Masked burglars break into home daycare east of Colorado Springs
By: Chhun Sun - 0 24 min ago

Three armed men and a woman in masks stole a purse from a home with a daycare just east of Colorado Springs on Thursday afternoon, according to the...

Colorado Springs business reopened after bomb threat
By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 4 hr ago

Police are investigating a bomb threat that evacuated a plasma center in eastern Colorado Springs.

An anonymous call placed to Talecris Plasma...

Colorado Springs man's attempt to break into former prison guard's home was not discreet
By: Jakob Rodgers - 0 Thu, Feb 11, 2016

Thomas Guolee's efforts to break into a former prisons guard's house in late December were anything but discreet, according to arrest affidavit...

Inmate killed at Colorado prison
By: - 0 Thu, Feb 11, 2016

ORDWAY — Corrections officials are investigating after an inmate was killed at a prison in Ordway.

Laurie Kilpatrick, a spokeswoman for the...

Colorado deputy removed from life support 2 days after shooting
By: - 0 10 hr ago

A Mesa County deputy was removed from life support late Wednesday, about two days after he was fatally shot by a teen suspect.


Drug overdose deaths on the rise in southern Colorado
0 10 hr ago

DENVER — Federal statistics show that drug overdose deaths have reached record levels in rural parts of southern Colorado.

The Denver Post...

Colorado Springs schoolgirl gets scare on way to bus stop
By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 Yesterday

A stranger danger incident involving a Colorado Springs District 11 student has police on alert.

An 11-year-old girl walking to a bus stop...

Boy found dead in Denver home; deputy hurt on way to scene
By: - 0 Yesterday

DENVER — Authorities say they found a 6-year-old boy dead and a man suffering self-inflicted stab wounds inside a suburban Denver home where a woman...

Coronado High School security guard says he didn't know girl he got pregnant was 16
By: Chhun Sun - 0 Yesterday

A Colorado Springs high school security guard told investigators that he did not know the 16-year-old girl who was pregnant with his seventh child...

Wounded Mesa County deputy to be taken off life support
By: - 0 Yesterday

GRAND JUNCTION — The Mesa County Sheriff's Office says a deputy shot by a teenage suspect will be taken off life support.

Officials said...

Man arrested on suspicion of stealing more than $500,000 in goods had multiple warrants
By: Chhun Sun - 0 Tue, Feb 9, 2016

A 29-year-old man was arrested in the Seattle area last week on suspicion of committing crimes in Colorado and Washington, the Sheriff's Office said...

Coronado High School guard arrested on suspicion of sexual assault on a child
By: Chhun Sun - 0 Tue, Feb 9, 2016

A Coronado High School security guard was arrested last week on suspicion of sexual assault on a child in a position of trust, according to court...

Two arrested in connection with car break ins in Colorado Springs
By: Chhun Sun - 0 Tue, Feb 9, 2016

Two men were arrested Tuesday after they allegedly stole items from several cars in a Fountain neighborhood, police said.

Police said Kyshawn...

Colorado Springs police want help finding man who robbed cellphone store
By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 Tue, Feb 9, 2016

Police are asking the community's help in finding a man who robbed a cellphone store at gunpoint.

A man walked into Metro PCS, at 2303 East...

Colorado Springs police investigate overnight shooting
By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 Tue, Feb 9, 2016

A man is in the hospital recovering after a shooting overnight in Colorado Springs' northeast side.

The shooting happened around 3 a.m. in the...

Coroner IDs man shot to death in Denver
By: - 0 Mon, Feb 8, 2016

DENVER (AP) — Authorities have released the name of a man who was shot to death outside of a home in Denver.

The Denver coroner's office...

Colorado Springs woman accused in fatal crash had .22 blood-alcohol level
By: Lance Benzel - 0 Mon, Feb 8, 2016

A Colorado Springs woman accused of killing a fellow motorist after speeding through a stop sign had a blood-alcohol level nearly three times the...

Colorado Springs Bank robbers disguise themselves well for heist
By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 Mon, Feb 8, 2016

Two men who police said robbed a bank Monday were covered from head to toe.

Shortly after 9 a.m., the men walked into Wells Fargo Bank at 4151...

Man suspected of robbing Colorado Springs bank may be linked to string of crimes
By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 Mon, Feb 8, 2016

Police were watching a Colorado Springs bank when a man walked in last week and demanded money from the teller.

Minutes before the Key Bank at...

Fountain woman arrested on suspicion of animal cruelty was under investigation by Humane Society
By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 Mon, Feb 8, 2016

A woman who was under investigation by the Humane Society for animal cruelty has been arrested on suspicion of the same.

Crystal McIntosh, 33,...

Police: Loud television led to Colorado Springs stabbing
By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 Mon, Feb 8, 2016

A man complaining that his neighbor's TV was too loud Sunday ended up stabbed, police say.

The victim had knocked a wooden bat against his...

Police using pepper spray in downtown Denver; numerous street closures
By: - 0 Sun, Feb 7, 2016

Denver police have closed streets in and leading into downtown Denver following the Denver Broncos win in Super Bowl 50 and are using pepper spray on...

Mugshot Monday: Most wanted in the Pikes Peak region
By: - 0 Sun, Feb 7, 2016


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

Fountain woman investigated for alleged animal cruelty
By: - 0 Sun, Feb 7, 2016

A southern Colorado woman is facing seven counts of aggravated animal cruelty after authorities say they found emaciated dogs and dead turtles in her...

Stabbing in SE Colorado Springs puts man in hospital
By: Chhun Sun - 0 Sat, Feb 6, 2016

A man was hospitalized after being stabbed multiple times Saturday night at an apartment complex in southeast Colorado Springs, police...

Police: Enjoy Broncos' Super Bowl experience, but don't drink and drive
By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 Fri, Feb 5, 2016

It's expected some will celebrate the Broncos' appearance in Super Bowl 50 on Sunday with themed parties and alcoholic beverages. But add driving to...

1 dead, suspect detained in shooting at north Boulder trailer park
By: - 0 Fri, Feb 5, 2016

One man is dead and another man is in custody following a shooting at a mobile home park in north Boulder this morning, sheriff's officials...

Former Colorado Springs teacher pleads guilty to coercing sex from 17-year-old
By: Lance Benzel - 0 Fri, Feb 5, 2016

A former Colorado Springs high school teacher admitted in court Wednesday that he coerced sex from a 17-year-old student.

Christopher Brett...

Barroom arrestee tries to punch Colorado Springs officer
By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 Fri, Feb 5, 2016

It took a stun gun and two officers to wrestle a drinking man to the ground Thursday night.

Police said they were trying to remove Levi...

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