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Motorcyclist dies in crash in south Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs officer disciplined for slamming teen to floor
By: Tom Roeder - 0 16 hr ago

A Colorado Springs police officer at the center of a use-of-force lawsuit has been disciplined by the department, but officials won't say whether...

Suspect in Colorado Springs urn theft jailed in separate incident
By: Chhun Sun - 0 22 hr ago

Two people were arrested Thursday night in a west Colorado Springs home on suspicion of illegal trespassing, police said.

Jared Snyder, 26,...

Mistrial granted in Colorado Springs murder case over safety concern
By: Stephen Hobbs - 0 Yesterday

A first-degree murder case ended in a mistrial Thursday after a public defender had "a reasonable concern for safety," a judge said in halting the...

Colorado Springs community service officer struck while directing traffic
By: Kassondra Cloos - 0 Thu, Sep 3, 2015

A community service officer was hit by a car Thursday night while he directed traffic after an earlier crash, Colorado Springs police said.


Colorado Springs runaway found safe
By: Kassondra Cloos - 0 Thu, Sep 3, 2015

A Colorado Springs boy reported missing was reunited with his family Thursday, police announced shortly before 7 p.m.

Anthony Wheeler, 14, was...

Colorado police officer cleared in fatal shooting of CU student
By: - 0 Thu, Sep 3, 2015

BOULDER — The Boulder police officer who fatally shot a University of Colorado student after he confronted officers while wielding a hammer outside...

Colorado man charged with shooting 2 bear cubs in his trash
By: - 0 Thu, Sep 3, 2015

EVERGREEN — A Colorado man who shot two bears cubs rummaging in his trash has been charged with illegally discharging a firearm and aggravated...

West Colorado Springs standoff ends with arrest of second man from Florida
By: Stephen Hobbs - 0 Thu, Sep 3, 2015

Colorado Springs police arrested two Florida men Thursday morning after attempts to execute a warrant a western Colorado Springs home turned into an...

Suspicious item shuts down Denver airport security area
By: - 0 Thu, Sep 3, 2015

DENVER — One of Denver International Airport's security screening areas has been shut down because of a suspicious item found in one of the...

Two soldiers injured in Fort Carson Black Hawk crash during training mission in Douglas County
By: Kassondra Cloos - 0 Thu, Sep 3, 2015

Two soldiers were injured when a Fort Carson Black Hawk crashed about 4 p.m. Wednesday in a remote area of Douglas County.

The Douglas County...

Colorado teen credited with alerting police to Arizona teen's Snapchat school shooting hoax
By: - 0 Thu, Sep 3, 2015

Authorities credit a Northglenn high school student with alerting them Monday to an Arizona teen's Snapchat hoax about shooting up his school.


One in custody after high-speed chase from Monument to Colorado Springs
By: - 0 Thu, Sep 3, 2015

A shoplifting suspect is in custody after leading authorities on a high-speed chase for nearly 20 miles Thursday morning.

At this time,...

Rescue crews reach fallen climber on Pikes Peak
By: Chhun Sun - 0 Wed, Sep 2, 2015

A 21-year-old man suffered head injuries after he fell about 50 feet in the Bottomless Pit on Pikes Peak on Tuesday afternoon, the El Paso County...

Driver charged in drag-race death waves hearing
By: Kassondra Cloos - 0 Wed, Sep 2, 2015

A driver who allegedly hit and killed a Colorado Springs man while drunkenly racing another driver waived his preliminary hearing in court...

Judge: Accusations against Colorado Springs detective have weakened kidnap case
By: Chhun Sun - 0 Wed, Sep 2, 2015

The case against a man accused of kidnapping a woman in Colorado Springs over stolen cigarettes has weakened because of a detective's relationship...

Colorado teen arrested after school officials find gun in backpack
By: - 0 Wed, Sep 2, 2015

GREELEY — A teen suspected of smoking marijuana near school was arrested after administrators found an unloaded gun and ammunition in his...

AP Exclusive: Records show university's response to James Holmes
By: - 0 Wed, Sep 2, 2015

DENVER — More than a month before James Holmes' rampage on a Colorado movie theater, the head of his neuroscience graduate program called a campus...

El Paso County Woman found not guilty by insanity in killing of mother
By: Matt Steiner - 0 Wed, Sep 2, 2015

It took less than an hour Tuesday for 4th Judicial District Court Judge David Gilbert to rule Rae Lena Stanley not guilty by reason of insanity in...

2 injured in Fountain motorcycle wreck
By: Chhun Sun - 0 Wed, Sep 2, 2015

Two people were injured after a car and motorcycle collided late Tuesday on Highway 85/87 in Fountain, police said.

The motorcycle rider and...

Panel discussion pushes need for help fighting human trafficking
By: Kassondra Cloos - 0 Tue, Sep 1, 2015

Even as southern Colorado residents become more informed about the horrors of human trafficking and law enforcement goes after criminals with more...

Affidavit: Administrator used Colorado Springs doctor's office accounts for groceries, child's dentist
By: Matt Steiner - 0 Tue, Sep 1, 2015

Michelle Lisanne Reynolds apparently used credit cards, business accounts and payroll funds from the Strode Family Practice to make personal...

Colorado state trooper hit by possible DUI driver on I-25
By: - 0 Tue, Sep 1, 2015

DENVER — A state trooper is recovering after being hit by a possible drunken driver on Interstate 25 in Denver.

Police say 46-year-old Trooper...

Colorado man facing charges for shooting bear cubs in trash
By: - 0 Tue, Sep 1, 2015

EVERGREEN — A homeowner is facing charges after shooting two bear cubs rummaging through his trash.

One cub was killed instantly in Tuesday...

One dead in officer-involved shooting at northern Colorado pizza restaurant
By: - 0 Tue, Sep 1, 2015

LOVELAND — Authorities say a Loveland police officer has shot and killed a man who reportedly had a knife and threatened a customer at a pizza...

Douglas Bruce probation hearing continued until October
By: Maria St. Louis-Sanchez - 0 Mon, Aug 31, 2015

DENVER - Douglas Bruce and Colorado Springs City Councilwoman Helen Collins were advised to seek legal counsel in a probation violation hearing...

Marijuana grow found in national forest in Colorado
By: - 0 Mon, Aug 31, 2015

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Federal authorities say they arrested two people suspected of having a large marijuana growing operation in the Routt National...

Man dies after fall near Manitou Springs
By: Matt Steiner - 0 Mon, Aug 31, 2015

A man died Monday afternoon when he fell an estimated 70 to 80 feet from the cliffs above a U.S. 24 exit on the west end of Manitou Springs, an El...

CU sororities' 'Go Greek' chalk writings vandalized with 'Get Raped' messages
By: - 0 Mon, Aug 31, 2015

An unknown person wrote about the sexual assault of sorority members on several chalk advertisements for the University of Colorado's Greek life...

Deputies find home for 8 horses seized in Black Forest cruelty case
By: Tom Roeder - 0 Mon, Aug 31, 2015

Eight horses seized in Black Forest last year by the El Paso County Sheriff's Office have a new home in Springfield, the agency said.


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