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Colorado Springs officers cleared in shooting of man who killed 3 on Halloween
By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 3 hr ago

Days before a Colorado Springs man went on a bloody rampage downtown, his family grew "alarmed" about his mental illness having "escalated to a new...

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Gunman shoots 1 at downtown Denver building; kills self
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Denver Police are closing streets near 15th and Wynkoop after receiving reports of shots fired.

Victims are being transported to an area...

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Colorado Springs woman cited after 7 kids found unsupervised
By: Rachel Riley - 0 6 hr ago

A 31-year-old woman was cited for child abuse Monday after police discovered her seven children unsupervised at her southeast Colorado Springs...

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Unmarked Colorado Springs police car hit in intersection
By: Jake Allen - 0 10 hr ago

An unmarked Colorado Springs police car was hit by a driver who ran a stop sign Tuesday morning on Nevada Avenue in south Colorado Springs.

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Two vehicles stolen in Colorado Springs, just hours apart
By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 Tue, Jun 28, 2016

A man who got out of his vehicle briefly to enter a store Tuesday morning returned to watch it driving away without him.

The vehicle was taken...

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Teen suspected of stealing car, driving drunk in high-speed crash in downtown Colorado Springs
By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 Mon, Jun 27, 2016

Police suspect a teenager was impaired, driving a stolen car and speeding when he crashed into another vehicle Monday, sending himself and another...

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Mugshot Monday: Most wanted in the Colorado Springs area
By: - 0 Mon, Jun 27, 2016

Wanted

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

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Amtrak train hits van in Colorado killing 5, including 3 children
By: Ellie Mulder - 0 Mon, Jun 27, 2016

Five are dead and one girl was airlifted to Children's Hospital Colorado in Denver with serious injuries after an Amtrak train hit a vehicle in Las...

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Police: Man stabbed in back at Colorado Springs venue
By: Tom Roeder - 0 Sun, Jun 26, 2016

Police say a man was stabbed in the back early Sunday during a private party at the Colorado Springs Event Center of Palmer Park Boulevard.

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Colorado Springs police: Storage units can harbor homeless, crime
By: Chhun Sun - 0 Sun, Jun 26, 2016

At a nondescript Colorado Springs storage facility near Interstate 25, two men were moving boxes in and out of a unit one evening last month when one...

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Mom fatally shoots 2 daughters before police kill her
By: - 0 Sat, Jun 25, 2016

FULSHEAR, Texas — Police say a Houston-area woman fatally shot her two daughters before officers shot and killed her.

The incident happened...

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Green Mountain Falls woman killed in motorcycle wreck
By: Tom Roeder - 0 Sat, Jun 25, 2016

A woman from Green Mountain Falls died Saturday in a Chaffee County crash, the Colorado State Patrol said.

The crash happened just after 1 p.m....

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Colorado Springs police want to reunite stolen items with their owners
By: Chhun Sun - 0 Sat, Jun 25, 2016

If you had jewelry, purses, toys or other items stolen late last year and early this year, you may be able to get them back.

In a news release...

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Authorities ID man fatally shot by Colorado Springs police officer
By: Chhun Sun - 0 Sat, Jun 25, 2016

A man shot and killed Wednesday morning by Colorado Springs police has been identified as 25-year-old Josiah Williams, the El Paso County Sheriff's...

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NY police: Colorado man arrested after meeting Long Island teenager
By: - 0 Sat, Jun 25, 2016

MERRICK, N.Y. — Police say a Colorado man traveled to Long Island and made inappropriate sexual contact with a 16-year-old girl.

Luke A....

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Police issue sketch of suspect in Colorado Springs sexual assault
By: Chhun Sun - 0 Sat, Jun 25, 2016

Colorado Springs police have released a sketch of a man believed to have grabbed a woman by the hair, then driven away with her for about two blocks...

Colorado Springs police to discuss safety awareness
By: Tiffany Ditto - 0 Fri, Jun 24, 2016

The Colorado Springs Police Department will be in Red Rock Canyon Open Space from 10 a.m.-2p.m. Saturday promoting safety awareness.

The...

Pueblo police ID officers involved in shooting of 27-year-old man
By: Chhun Sun - 0 Fri, Jun 24, 2016

Pueblo police on Friday identified the two officers who shot at a wanted man during a confrontation early Wednesday.

Officers Jose Medina and...

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Colorado Springs police K-9 tracks down man in open space
By: Tiffany Ditto - 0 Fri, Jun 24, 2016

A man suspected on domestic violence charges was tracked down in Cresta open space by a K-9 officer, Colorado Springs police said.

Officers...

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Taser, Colorado Springs police tracking nab felony suspect
By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 Fri, Jun 24, 2016

A man who twice tried to evade police was taken down by a taser and arrested.

Police were searching for Mark Edie, 46, on suspicion of robbery...

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Pueblo police ID man shot by officer
By: Chhun Sun - 0 Thu, Jun 23, 2016

A wanted man who was shot by Pueblo police on Wednesday has been identified as 27-year-old Skyler Manzanares, police said Thursday.

Manzanares...

Pueblo mom, boyfriend, accused of abusing child
By: Rachel Riley - 0 Thu, Jun 23, 2016

A 24-year-old mother and her boyfriend were arrested Wednesday morning on suspicion of child abuse, according to Pueblo police.

Police believe...

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Second woman arrested in Pueblo purse snatching
By: Rachel Riley - 0 Thu, Jun 23, 2016

Pueblo police arrested the second of a pair of suspects Tuesday believed to be responsible for a robbery that left a 60-year-old woman with injuries...

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Police release ID of woman found dead in Colorado Springs home
By: Chhun Sun - 0 Thu, Jun 23, 2016

A woman who was found dead Tuesday night inside a southeast Colorado Springs home has been identified as 43-year-old Alexandra Matthews, police said...

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Driver arrested on suspicion of purposely hitting UCCS motorcycle officer
By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 Thu, Jun 23, 2016

A 32-year-old man faces felony charges after he allegedly swerved his car into a police motorcycle Wednesday night at the University of Colorado at...

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Man killed in Colorado Springs in officer-involved shooting
By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 Thu, Jun 23, 2016

Colorado Springs police fatally shot a 25-year-old man Wednesday morning after he approached officers with an alcoholic beverage in one hand and a...

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6 members of 211 Crew and one associate arrested in multi-agency sweep
By: - 0 Wed, Jun 22, 2016

Six members of a violent, white supremacist prison gang and a female gang associate were arrested on outstanding arrest warrants by FBI...

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Boy, 7, fatally shot during camping trip in southern Colorado
By: - 0 Wed, Jun 22, 2016

PUEBLO — Authorities say a 7-year-old boy was shot to death while camping with his family in southern Colorado's San Juan Mountains.

The...

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Wanted man in critical condition after shooting by Pueblo police
By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 Wed, Jun 22, 2016

A man was in critical condition Wednesday after being shot by Pueblo police.

Officers surrounded a home in the 1800 block of East Routt Avenue...

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Woman found fatally shot in home in southeast Colorado Springs
By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 Wed, Jun 22, 2016

One woman is dead following a shooting on Colorado Springs' southeast side.

Police said they were responding to a shooting at a residence in...

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