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Heavily armed felon arrested by Colorado Springs police
Heavily armed felon arrested by Colorado Springs police

By: Hugh Johnson - 0 23 hr ago

Colorado Springs police arrested a man traveling with two handguns, three rifles and more than 500 live rounds of ammunition Tuesday night after it was...

Woodland Park police seeking woman believed to be connected to burglary
Woodland Park police seeking woman believed to be connected to burglary

By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 Tue, Jun 20, 2017

The Woodland Park Police Department is asking for help identifying a woman believed to be connected to a weekend burglary. Details about the burglary...

Man accused of assault arrested after barricading himself in Colorado Springs home
Man accused of assault arrested after barricading himself in Colorado Springs home

By: Hugh Johnson - 0 Tue, Jun 20, 2017

Police arrested a Colorado Springs man on suspicion of second degree assault following a long standoff after the suspect barricaded himself in his...

Man arrested after ramming Colorado Springs police cruiser with stolen vehicle
Man arrested after ramming Colorado Springs police cruiser with stolen vehicle

By: Hugh Johnson - 0 Tue, Jun 20, 2017

Police say they arrested a man after he rammed a police cruiser with a stolen vehicle early Monday morning. Marcus Whaley, 39, was arrested following...

Man and woman arrested after assaulting Colorado Springs police officers
Man and woman arrested after assaulting Colorado Springs police officers

By: Hugh Johnson - 0 Tue, Jun 20, 2017

A pair was arrested on suspicion of second degree assault on a police officer Sunday night at the 4200 block of Vesper Drive, Colorado Springs police...

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

By: - 0 Tue, Jun 20, 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....

Two Denver Sheriff Department deputies punished for using excessive force on inmates
Two Denver Sheriff Department deputies punished for using excessive force on inmates

By: - 0 Mon, Jun 19, 2017

Two Denver Sheriff Department deputies received suspensions last month for using excessive force against inmates — one of them for the second time,...

Seattle police fatally shoot pregnant woman who they say confronted officers with a knife
Seattle police fatally shoot pregnant woman who they say confronted officers with a knife

By: - 0 Mon, Jun 19, 2017

Seattle police officers shot and killed a 30-year-old pregnant woman at her apartment Sunday morning in front of “several children” when the woman...

Murder charge for Virginia man in attack on Muslim girl
Murder charge for Virginia man in attack on Muslim girl

By: - 0 Mon, Jun 19, 2017

FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — A 22-year-old Virginia man was held on a murder charge Monday in the slaying of a teenage Muslim girl who was attacked during a...

Police: California mom attacked child in attempted exorcism
Police: California mom attacked child in attempted exorcism

By: - 0 Mon, Jun 19, 2017

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A Northern California woman was in custody Sunday on suspicion of beating, biting and choking her 11-year-old daughter in an...

Police: Fugitive leads officers on two foot chases through Colorado Springs
Police: Fugitive leads officers on two foot chases through Colorado Springs

By: Chhun Sun - 0 Mon, Jun 19, 2017

A 27-year-old man was arrested Saturday afternoon after he allegedly led officers on two foot chases through Colorado Springs, police said. A tip led...

Jail records identify two soldiers held in Fort Carson shooting
Jail records identify two soldiers held in Fort Carson shooting

By: Tom Roeder - 0 Mon, Jun 19, 2017

Two Fort Carson soldiers were held in the Douglas County jail Friday afternoon, a day after a shooting on the post left one soldier injured and led to...

Officials: 17-year-old Muslim girl assaulted and killed after leaving Virginia mosque
Officials: 17-year-old Muslim girl assaulted and killed after leaving Virginia mosque

By: - 0 Sun, Jun 18, 2017

Police found remains Sunday thought to be those of a missing teenager who they say was assaulted and disappeared overnight after leaving a mosque in...

Police investigate overnight shooting in southeast Colorado Springs
Police investigate overnight shooting in southeast Colorado Springs

By: Chhun Sun - 0 Sun, Jun 18, 2017

Police are investigating an overnight shooting in a southeast Colorado Springs neighborhood. Officers responded just after 2 a.m. Sunday to the 2200...

Tattoos, online boasts link suspects in Coronado High students' killings to Sureños gang
Tattoos, online boasts link suspects in Coronado High students' killings to Sureños gang

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 Sat, Jun 17, 2017

In Gustavo Marquez's own words, he is a "soldado" - Spanish for soldier. A defunct Facebook account - he seems to have created two others since -...

3 workers arrested in theft of up to $300,000 worth of avocados
3 workers arrested in theft of up to $300,000 worth of avocados

By: - 0 Sat, Jun 17, 2017

OXNARD, Calif. — Police are calling it grand theft avocado. Three produce company workers have been arrested in the theft of up to $300,000 worth of...

Police: Man carrying cane robs Wells Fargo in Colorado Springs
Police: Man carrying cane robs Wells Fargo in Colorado Springs

By: Chhun Sun - 0 Sat, Jun 17, 2017

Colorado Springs police are looking for a man in his 50s who robbed a Wells Fargo before walking out of the bank carrying a cane. Police said the...

Gunman in congressional baseball shooting had list of names in his pocket
Gunman in congressional baseball shooting had list of names in his pocket

By: - 0 Sat, Jun 17, 2017

The man who opened fire at a baseball practice among Congress members had a list in his pocket that included Republican members of Congress. James...

1 person shot near Memorial Park in Colorado Springs; police searching for shooter
1 person shot near Memorial Park in Colorado Springs; police searching for shooter

By: Chhun Sun - 0 Sat, Jun 17, 2017

A person was shot in the leg Friday night near Memorial Park, Colorado Springs police said. The shooting was reported shortly before 7:40 p.m. near...

Woman who sent texts urging suicide guilty of manslaughter
Woman who sent texts urging suicide guilty of manslaughter

By: - 0 Fri, Jun 16, 2017

TAUNTON, Mass. — A woman who sent her boyfriend a barrage of text messages urging him to kill himself when they were both teenagers was convicted...

Man sought in Colorado Springs shooting considered armed and dangerous
Man sought in Colorado Springs shooting considered armed and dangerous

By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 Fri, Jun 16, 2017

Colorado Springs police are looking for a man who opened fire in a parking lot Thursday on the city's east side. Mark Alan Wooten, 41, is wanted on...

DUI crackdowns for the summer begin today
DUI crackdowns for the summer begin today

By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 Fri, Jun 16, 2017

The Summer Blitz DUI crackdown begins today. Extra law enforcement will be on the road through June 26, seeking out impaired drivers who put...

Shooting at Colorado Springs fundraiser possibly gang-related
Shooting at Colorado Springs fundraiser possibly gang-related

By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 Fri, Jun 16, 2017

A shooting at the crowded Shades of Colorado Springs event earlier this month may have been gang-related, according to court documents. Witnesses said...

For Georgia escapees, end of road is a driveway in Tennessee
For Georgia escapees, end of road is a driveway in Tennessee

By: - 0 Fri, Jun 16, 2017

SHELBYVILLE, Tenn. — The end of the road for two inmates sought in the killings of their guards on a Georgia prison bus turned out to be a driveway in...

Man charged in death of 7-year-old boy who fell while hiking west of Colorado Springs
Man charged in death of 7-year-old boy who fell while hiking west of Colorado Springs

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 Fri, Jun 16, 2017

A 28-year-old man has been indicted on felony child abuse charges in the March death of Kaivion Eleby, 7, who fell about 100 feet while hiking near...

Authorities asking for victims to come forward after owners of Colorado Springs roofing company arrested in multiple cases of theft
Authorities asking for victims to come forward after owners of Colorado Springs roofing company arrested in multiple cases of theft

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 Fri, Jun 16, 2017

The owners of Quality Roofing, a local roofing company, were arrested Wednesday in multiple cases of theft. Joshua Noel, 42, was arrested in three...

Unlicensed teen driver loses control, seriously injures man in King Soopers parking lot in Colorado Springs
Unlicensed teen driver loses control, seriously injures man in King Soopers parking lot in Colorado Springs

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 Fri, Jun 16, 2017

A man was seriously injured in a King Soopers parking lot Thursday evening when an unlicensed 16-year-old driver crashed into a legally parked vehicle,...

Colorado Springs pedestrian hit by car
Colorado Springs pedestrian hit by car

By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 Fri, Jun 16, 2017

A pedestrian suffered a broken thumb Thursday night after being hit by a car in the 2500 block of East Las Vegas Street. The man was walking in the...

3 teen police volunteers steal LAPD cars, stun guns
3 teen police volunteers steal LAPD cars, stun guns

By: - 0 Fri, Jun 16, 2017

LOS ANGELES — Three teenagers in a program for those who may want to become officers stole three Los Angeles Police Department vehicles and went on...

Man robs bank in northwest Colorado Springs
Man robs bank in northwest Colorado Springs

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 Fri, Jun 16, 2017

Police are searching for a middle-aged man who robbed a Chase Bank in northwest Colorado Springs. The man entered the bank at 4405 Centennial Blvd....

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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

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