News: Crime & Justice | Colorado Springs Gazette, News

Public Safety

Colorado Springs police think 2 early-morning robberies are related

By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 Yesterday

Two robberies reported early Wednesday morning less than an hour apart and separated by about 13 miles are believed to be related. In the first...

Police: Fugitive wanted in Florida officer's fatal shooting captured
Police: Fugitive wanted in Florida officer's fatal shooting captured

By: - 0 Tue, Jan 17, 2017

ORLANDO, Fla. — The suspect in the fatal shooting of an Orlando police officer was captured Tuesday night after eluding a massive manhunt for more than...

Man arrested by Colorado Springs police in weekend murder attempt
Man arrested by Colorado Springs police in weekend murder attempt

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 Tue, Jan 17, 2017

A 34-year-old man was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of attempted first-degree murder, several days after a southeast Colorado Springs shooting, police...

Man arrested in southern Colorado triple homicide
Man arrested in southern Colorado triple homicide

By: - 0 Tue, Jan 17, 2017

A 25-year-old man has been arrested for investigation of three counts of first-degree murder in the shooting deaths of two men and a woman whose bodies...

Denver woman died during shooting at Mexico music festival
Denver woman died during shooting at Mexico music festival

By: - 0 Tue, Jan 17, 2017

DENVER — A Denver woman is among five people who died during a shooting at a Caribbean resort town, her brother said Tuesday. Robert Aaron Martinez...

Colorado Springs man robbed while filling gas tank
Colorado Springs man robbed while filling gas tank

By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 Tue, Jan 17, 2017

A man filling up his gas tank in the 100 block of North Chestnut Street late Monday was robbed, Colorado Springs police said. The man had reportedly...

Authorities: Trooper was shot by driver he sought to help
Authorities: Trooper was shot by driver he sought to help

By: - 0 Tue, Jan 17, 2017

PHOENIX — The man who shot and severely beat an Arizona state trooper last week was a former member of the Mexican federal police who was in the...

Four men rob Colorado Springs convenience store
Four men rob Colorado Springs convenience store

By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 Tue, Jan 17, 2017

Four men, one of which was armed, took money and items from a local convenience store early Tuesday morning. The men, dressed in all black,...

Items found in Cañon City storage unit auction might be related to decade-old homicide
Items found in Cañon City storage unit auction might be related to decade-old homicide

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 Tue, Jan 17, 2017

A Fremont County lieutenant detective is on administrative leave while authorities investigate possible decade-old homicide evidence found in a...

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

By: - 0 Tue, Jan 17, 2017

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....

Eight shot, one critical, as thousands celebrate peace on MLK Day at Florida park
Eight shot, one critical, as thousands celebrate peace on MLK Day at Florida park

By: - 0 Mon, Jan 16, 2017

A day of celebration was marred when eight people were shot and several others injured during a stampede to get out of Miami-Dade’s Martin Luther King...

Reports: Istanbul nightclub attacker who killed 39 caught
Reports: Istanbul nightclub attacker who killed 39 caught

By: - 0 Mon, Jan 16, 2017

ISTANBUL — Turkish media reports say police have caught the alleged gunman who killed 39 people during an attack on a nightclub in Istanbul during New...

2006 murder evidence found in Fremont County Sheriff's Office storage unit
2006 murder evidence found in Fremont County Sheriff's Office storage unit

By: - 0 Mon, Jan 16, 2017

Fremont County Sheriff Jim Beicker said the FCSO is cooperating completely with the Colorado Bureau of Investigations in regards to evidence from a...

Coroner: Two people dead in southern Colorado town

By: - 0 Mon, Jan 16, 2017

Two people have been found dead in the small town of Capulin, outside of Alamosa, according to Gazette news partner KKTV. The town is 20 minutes...

'Bored' Colorado Springs gas station clerk's robbery prank fails to leave 'em laughing

By: Chhun Sun - 0 Sun, Jan 15, 2017

Like the boy in the fable who cried wolf, a "bored" clerk at a northeast Colorado Springs gas station is facing the consequences for telling a lie....

Man arrested after 7 injured when driver runs red light in Colorado Springs
Man arrested after 7 injured when driver runs red light in Colorado Springs

By: Chhun Sun - 0 Sun, Jan 15, 2017

A three-vehicle wreck early Sunday hospitalized seven people, including two who were treated for serious injuries, Colorado Springs police said. The...

New Broncos coach Vance Joseph was accused of sexual assault while a CU assistant
New Broncos coach Vance Joseph was accused of sexual assault while a CU assistant

By: - 0 Sat, Jan 14, 2017

Vance Joseph, the Denver Broncos' new head coach, was accused of sexually assaulting two female trainers in 2003 while he was an assistant coach at the...

Body found south of downtown Colorado Springs considered suspicious death
Body found south of downtown Colorado Springs considered suspicious death

By: Chhun Sun - 0 Sat, Jan 14, 2017

The body of what is believed to be a homeless man found Saturday afternoon south of downtown Colorado Springs is being investigated as a suspicious...

Pursuit ends in arrest after driver asks Colorado State Patrol troopers to shoot him
Pursuit ends in arrest after driver asks Colorado State Patrol troopers to shoot him

By: Rachel Riley - 0 Sat, Jan 14, 2017

A 32-year-old man was arrested Friday night after leading authorities on a brief pursuit that ended at an east Colorado Springs gas station. Daniel...

Man stabbed in southeast Colorado Springs robbery
Man stabbed in southeast Colorado Springs robbery

By: Rachel Riley - 0 Sat, Jan 14, 2017

A man was stabbed early Saturday in southeast Colorado Springs while trying to fight back against another man who tried to steal his wallet. At about...

Video shows police tackling and beating a black man suspected of stealing a car - it was his
Video shows police tackling and beating a black man suspected of stealing a car - it was his

By: - 0 Sat, Jan 14, 2017

Pinned to the ground by officers who kneed and struck him, Lawrence Crosby screamed whatever he could think of to convince them that he was a...

Driver charged with DUI after hitting Fountain Valley School bus
Driver charged with DUI after hitting Fountain Valley School bus

By: Rachel Riley - 0 Sat, Jan 14, 2017

A 32-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence after he rammed into a school bus as it was unloading students in the...

Man injured in shootout with Colorado Springs cops identified as fugitive ex-con
Man injured in shootout with Colorado Springs cops identified as fugitive ex-con

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 Sat, Jan 14, 2017

Authorities have identified the man injured in an officer-involved shooting Thursday night as 39-year-old fugitive ex-con Shawn Michael Oliver. At...

Robbers hold southeast Colorado Springs homeowner at gunpoint while breaking into safe
Robbers hold southeast Colorado Springs homeowner at gunpoint while breaking into safe

By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 Sat, Jan 14, 2017

Robbers dressed in black and hiding their faces behind scarves and dark glasses held a homeowner at gunpoint Friday morning while they broke into safe...

Woman stolen at birth learns true identity; 'Momma' charged
Woman stolen at birth learns true identity; 'Momma' charged

By: - 0 Sat, Jan 14, 2017

WALTERBORO, S.C. — Stolen from a hospital just hours after she was born, an 18-year-old woman finally learned her true identity and was reunited Friday...

Two Colorado Springs police officers injured in struggle with suspect
Two Colorado Springs police officers injured in struggle with suspect

By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 Fri, Jan 13, 2017

A 26-year-old man was arrested Thursday following a "violent struggle" with two police officers in east Colorado Springs, according to a police...

Man takes cash, cigarettes after pulling gun at Colorado Springs convenience store, say police
Man takes cash, cigarettes after pulling gun at Colorado Springs convenience store, say police

By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 Fri, Jan 13, 2017

A gun-wielding man took cash and cigarettes in a Friday morning robbery in central Colorado Springs. The man reportedly walked into the 227 W....

Sheriff's Office: Man injured in officer-involved shooting in Colorado Springs fired first
Sheriff's Office: Man injured in officer-involved shooting in Colorado Springs fired first

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 Fri, Jan 13, 2017

One person was taken to the hospital after an officer-involved shooting Thursday night in Colorado Springs, police said.

Witness: 5 men lifted car off 4 children who were hit by car and pinned outside Colorado Springs school
Witness: 5 men lifted car off 4 children who were hit by car and pinned outside Colorado Springs school

By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 Fri, Jan 13, 2017

Four elementary school children were run over on their way to school Thursday morning, Colorado Springs Police and witnesses say. All four children...

Man accidentally shoots himself in Colorado Springs car dealership parking lot
Man accidentally shoots himself in Colorado Springs car dealership parking lot

By: Rachel Riley - 0 Fri, Jan 13, 2017

A 19-year-old man was arrested Tuesday after he accidentally shot himself in the leg while on a break from his job at a Colorado Springs car...

News: Local News

Faces of the missing: Children who disappeared from the Colorado Springs area

Tue, Jan 3, 2017 - 6:19 AM 0

Here are the faces of children who have disappeared from the Pikes Peak region

Leading Lawyers

Most Read