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Man arrested in Colorado Springs following coworker altercation, hit and runs 
Man arrested in Colorado Springs following coworker altercation, hit and runs 

By: Tatiana Parafiniuk-Talesnick - 0 14 hr ago

A man was arrested Saturday afternoon on suspicion of felony assaults following an altercation with a coworker in Colorado Springs. The suspect,...

Brother of suspected drunk driver killed in crash south of UCCS
Brother of suspected drunk driver killed in crash south of UCCS

By: Liz Forster - 0 Fri, Jun 22, 2018

The passenger in a Jeep Wrangler was killed in a single-vehicle crash that is believed to be alcohol-related. The fatal accident was just south of the...

Colorado Springs band Woodshed Red reports $25,000 of musical equipment stolen
Colorado Springs band Woodshed Red reports $25,000 of musical equipment stolen

By: Haley Candelario - 0 Fri, Jun 22, 2018

Members of the Colorado Springs band Woodshed Red have reported that about $25,000 of musical equipment was stolen from a trailer outside their home in...

Two arrested in Colorado Springs on suspicion of vehicle theft, DUI
Two arrested in Colorado Springs on suspicion of vehicle theft, DUI

By: Tatiana Parafiniuk-Talesnick - 0 Fri, Jun 22, 2018

Two men were arrested on suspicion of multiple charges, including vehicle theft and driving under the influence of drugs, at 1 a.m. Friday morning,...

339 pot plants seized during raid on suspected El Paso County illegal grow
339 pot plants seized during raid on suspected El Paso County illegal grow

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 Thu, Jun 21, 2018

Authorities seized 339 marijuana plants and $7,800 in cash during a Thursday morning raid on a suspected illegal grow in the 10400 block...

VIDEO: Colorado Springs police ask for help finding attempted car thieves
VIDEO: Colorado Springs police ask for help finding attempted car thieves

By: Tatiana Parafiniuk-Talesnick - 0 Thu, Jun 21, 2018

Colorado Springs police are asking for help finding a group of attempted car thieves. Shortly after 1 p.m. June 14, a dark-colored Toyota 4Runner -...

Suspect in Westminster road rage shooting charged with first-degree murder
Suspect in Westminster road rage shooting charged with first-degree murder

By: Haley Candelario - 0 Thu, Jun 21, 2018

A man accused of killing a boy and wounding his mother and brother in an apparent road rage attack was charged with first-degree murder Thursday....

Suspect arrested in rapper XXXTentacion's shooting death
Suspect arrested in rapper XXXTentacion's shooting death

By: - 0 Thu, Jun 21, 2018

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.— A 22-year-old suspect has been arrested and charged with murder days after the killing of rising rap star XXXTentacion, who was...

Overnight robbery latest in string of 7-Eleven crimes
Overnight robbery latest in string of 7-Eleven crimes

By: - 0 Thu, Jun 21, 2018

A robbery overnight in Colorado Springs could be linked to a series of similar crimes earlier this month. Police tell Gazette news partner KKTV...

2 arrested in raids on suspected illegal pot grows in Colorado Springs area
2 arrested in raids on suspected illegal pot grows in Colorado Springs area

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 Wed, Jun 20, 2018

Two people were arrested Wednesday during a raid on two suspected illegal marijuana grows in Colorado Springs and unincorporated El Paso County, police...

Voice of the Consumer: How to avoid being scammed after a hailstorm
Voice of the Consumer: How to avoid being scammed after a hailstorm

By: Katie Pelton - 0 Wed, Jun 20, 2018

Many of you may be dealing with the aftermath of the major hailstorm that hit our area last week. If your house needs repairs or if you are making...

Armed robbers hit southeast Colorado Springs gas station
Armed robbers hit southeast Colorado Springs gas station

By: Tatiana Parafiniuk-Talesnick - 0 Wed, Jun 20, 2018

Three people robbed a Diamond Shamrock gas station at gunpoint Wednesday afternoon in southeast Colorado Springs, police said. Police said the male...

Man arrives home to find burglary in progress, the second Colorado Springs incident this week
Man arrives home to find burglary in progress, the second Colorado Springs incident this week

By: Tatiana Parafiniuk-Talesnick - 0 Wed, Jun 20, 2018

Late Monday night a Colorado Springs man went home on 3000 Pennsylvania Ave to find his home being burglarized, according to police. When the...

Deputies search for suspects in rapper XXXTentacion slaying
Deputies search for suspects in rapper XXXTentacion slaying

By: - 0 Tue, Jun 19, 2018

Jahseh Dwayne Onfroy was small - he reportedly barely tipped 125 pounds on a scale - but he led with his fists. Violence radiated off him. "I've been...

Colorado Springs woman slashed with knife near Kellar Park
Colorado Springs woman slashed with knife near Kellar Park

By: Tatiana Parafiniuk-Talesnick - 0 Tue, Jun 19, 2018

Monday afternoon a woman called CSPD and alleged that a male suspect, unknown to her, slashed her with a knife in the Keller park area. Police say the...

Man chasing burglars in northern Colorado Springs backs down when crooks open fire
Man chasing burglars in northern Colorado Springs backs down when crooks open fire

By: Tony Peck - 0 Tue, Jun 19, 2018

A do-gooder backed away in the face of gunshots early Monday after chasing burglars through a subdivision near Pine Creek High School in Northern...

El Paso County deputy fired, accused of sneaking drugs into jail
El Paso County deputy fired, accused of sneaking drugs into jail

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 Mon, Jun 18, 2018

An El Paso County sheriff's deputy accused of helping inmates sneak illegal narcotics into the jail was fired Wednesday, the day after his arrest, said...

No bond for man accused in fatal road rage shooting in Westminster
No bond for man accused in fatal road rage shooting in Westminster

By: - 0 Mon, Jun 18, 2018

BRIGHTON — A man accused of opening fire on a family outside a suburban Denver dental office, killing a 13-year-old boy and wounding his mother and...

Meat found in Fort Collins yards laced with rat poison

By: - 0 Mon, Jun 18, 2018

FORT COLLINS, Colo. — A Colorado humane society group says food laced with rat poison has been found in several yards in a southeast Fort Collins...

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

By: - 0 Mon, Jun 18, 2018

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

Person shot in southeast Colorado Springs, suffers serious injuries
Person shot in southeast Colorado Springs, suffers serious injuries

By: - 0 Sun, Jun 17, 2018

A person suffered serious injuries from a gunshot wound overnight Sunday in southeast Colorado Springs, police said. Officers responded at 1:30 a.m....

Colorado Springs police arrest four suspects, including one displaying gun
Colorado Springs police arrest four suspects, including one displaying gun

By: Haley Candelario - 0 Sun, Jun 17, 2018

Colorado Springs police arrested four suspects who refused to follow verbal commands and acted aggressively, including one suspect who displayed a gun....

Man caught on camera stealing package off Colorado Springs doorstep
Man caught on camera stealing package off Colorado Springs doorstep

By: - 0 Sun, Jun 17, 2018

A family in Colorado Springs hopes someone will recognize the porch pirate they caught on camera and call police. The family tells 11 News a man in a...

1 dead, 22 injured in New Jersey arts festival shooting
1 dead, 22 injured in New Jersey arts festival shooting

By: - 0 Sun, Jun 17, 2018

TRENTON, N.J. — An all-night arts and music festival turned deadly Sunday morning when gunfire erupted in a crowd, sending people stampeding and...

Hit-and-run crash involving a pedestrian in Fremont County
Hit-and-run crash involving a pedestrian in Fremont County

By: - 0 Sat, Jun 16, 2018

FREMONT COUNTY - A driver left the scene after hitting a pedestrian in Fremont County on Friday. The Fremont County Sheriff's Office was called to...

Colorado Springs real estate agent arrested in raid on suspected illegal marijuana grow
Colorado Springs real estate agent arrested in raid on suspected illegal marijuana grow

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 Sat, Jun 16, 2018

A 52-year-old Ukrainian woman who sells real estate in the Pikes Peak region was arrested Thursday in a raid on a suspected illegal marijuana grow in...

Colorado Springs man arrested in sexual assaults claimed to be therapist
Colorado Springs man arrested in sexual assaults claimed to be therapist

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 Fri, Jun 15, 2018

A 31-year-old man accused of sexually assault on at least two teenagers claimed to be a therapist or counselor to gain their and their families' trust,...

Boy tells police that driver shot family in road rage run-in; suspect has possible ties to Colorado Springs
Boy tells police that driver shot family in road rage run-in; suspect has possible ties to Colorado Springs

By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 Fri, Jun 15, 2018

A 12-year-old boy told police he saw a driver open fire on his family during a road rage confrontation in Colorado, killing his older brother and...

Man suspected of firing shots in apartment complex arrested in home
Man suspected of firing shots in apartment complex arrested in home

By: Tatiana Parafiniuk-Talesnick - 0 Fri, Jun 15, 2018

Colorado Springs Police arrested a man in his home Thursday for allegedly firing several shots in the 700 block of Johanne Place earlier that night....

2 Kansas deputies shot near courthouse
2 Kansas deputies shot near courthouse

By: - 0 Fri, Jun 15, 2018

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Two law enforcement officers were shot near the Wyandotte County Courthouse, according to Kansas City, Kan., police. The victims...

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