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

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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...

Man wanted after robbery at Colorado Springs apartment complex
Man wanted after robbery at Colorado Springs apartment complex

By: Chhun Sun - 0 16 hr ago

A man is wanted after he hit another man in the face and stole his money during a robbery Sunday morning at a northeast Colorado Springs apartment...

A woman called the ‘serial stowaway’ sneaked past airport security — again — and flew to London
A woman called the ‘serial stowaway’ sneaked past airport security — again — and flew to London

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Marilyn Jean Hartman is infamous. For years, law enforcement agencies in several states have known her for her seemingly endless and bizarre habit of...

A look at the lives of 13 siblings held captive in a house full of chains — and what comes next
A look at the lives of 13 siblings held captive in a house full of chains — and what comes next

By: - 0 Sat, Jan 20, 2018

What started as neglect, officials said, became dangerous and pervasive child abuse over the years. If they misbehaved, the 13 siblings living in a...

Gunman accused of exchanging gunfire with Colorado Springs police caught after daylong manhunt
Gunman accused of exchanging gunfire with Colorado Springs police caught after daylong manhunt

By: Liz Forster - 0 Sat, Jan 20, 2018

A daylong manhunt for a domestic violence suspect who had been on the run since allegedly exchanging gunfire with officers Friday ended with his...

Suspect facing attempted murder charge sought in Widefield shooting
Suspect facing attempted murder charge sought in Widefield shooting

By: - 0 Sat, Jan 20, 2018

The El Paso County Sheriff's Office is searching for a man in connection with a homicide Saturday morning. Christopher Martinez is believed to be...

Suspect identified after gunbattle in northeast Colorado Springs
Suspect identified after gunbattle in northeast Colorado Springs

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 Sat, Jan 20, 2018

Colorado Springs police are searching for a man who they say shot at officers Friday near Union and Vickers on Friday evening. The shooting...

Southern Colorado murder suspect on the run after car chase, crash
Southern Colorado murder suspect on the run after car chase, crash

By: - 0 Sat, Jan 20, 2018

A homicide suspect out of Walsenburg remains at large after being involved in a police pursuit and crash in Pueblo early Saturday morning. Police...

Former Montana lawmaker gets 18 years for drug trafficking
Former Montana lawmaker gets 18 years for drug trafficking

By: - 0 Sat, Jan 20, 2018

BILLINGS, Mont. — A former leader of the Montana House of Representatives who once supported funding for an anti-drug campaign was sentenced to 18...

Shots fired during fight between juveniles in Colorado Springs parking lot
Shots fired during fight between juveniles in Colorado Springs parking lot

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 Sat, Jan 20, 2018

A fight between a group of juveniles in a southeast Colorado Springs parking lot escalated Friday afternoon when shots were fired, police said....

Court documents: Fatal stabbing stemmed from fight over affair
Court documents: Fatal stabbing stemmed from fight over affair

By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 Sat, Jan 20, 2018

A woman accused of fatally stabbing a man earlier this week in the Stratmoor Hills area said the two had been fighting over her affair with another...

Man accused of stealing mail, packages across Pikes Peak region and 'stink bombing' post office
Man accused of stealing mail, packages across Pikes Peak region and 'stink bombing' post office

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 Fri, Jan 19, 2018

A man arrested Friday is accused of stealing packages and U.S. mail from homes across the Pikes Peak region three to five times a week for a year,...

Vegas gunman studied SWAT tactics, music site before attack
Vegas gunman studied SWAT tactics, music site before attack

By: - 0 Fri, Jan 19, 2018

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Las Vegas gunman meticulously planned the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history, researching SWAT tactics, renting other...

Suspected bank robber arrested in Colorado Springs
Suspected bank robber arrested in Colorado Springs

By: Liz Forster - 0 Fri, Jan 19, 2018

Colorado Springs police arrested a man suspected of robbing a TCF Bank east of downtown in late December. Hakeem Jamahl Woodard, 23, was taken into...

El Paso County Sheriff's Office looking for brothers suspected in dozens of felonies
El Paso County Sheriff's Office looking for brothers suspected in dozens of felonies

By: Liz Forster - 0 Fri, Jan 19, 2018

The El Paso County Sheriff's Office is asking the public for help in locating two brothers suspected in dozens of felonies. Enrique and Efrain...

Colorado Springs convenience store robbed at gunpoint
Colorado Springs convenience store robbed at gunpoint

By: Liz Forster - 0 Fri, Jan 19, 2018

Police are looking for a man suspected of robbing a Colorado Springs convenience store at gunpoint Friday morning. Just after 10 a.m., police were...

Doctor: 2 girls likely died of dehydration, malnourishment
Doctor: 2 girls likely died of dehydration, malnourishment

By: - 0 Fri, Jan 19, 2018

TELLURIDE — The doctor who conducted autopsies on two girls found dead on a southwestern Colorado farm says it's "quite likely" they died of...

Shots fired in a parking lot in east Colorado Springs
Shots fired in a parking lot in east Colorado Springs

By: Liz Forster - 0 Fri, Jan 19, 2018

Shots were fired during a dispute early Friday in a parking lot near Palmer Park, police said. Three men were in an argument with another group in a...

Woman robbed at gunpoint in northeast Colorado Springs
Woman robbed at gunpoint in northeast Colorado Springs

By: Liz Forster - 0 Fri, Jan 19, 2018

Police are investigating an armed robbery after a woman was held at gunpoint Thursday night in northeast Colorado Springs. Just before 9 p.m., a...

She wore the weapon in a photo with a friend — then killed her with it
She wore the weapon in a photo with a friend — then killed her with it

By: - 0 Fri, Jan 19, 2018

It was just past midnight when the two friends huddled for a photo in March of 2015. Cheyenne Rose Antoine’s right arm is outstretched, but...

Abuse in house of torture was 'severe, pervasive, prolonged'
Abuse in house of torture was 'severe, pervasive, prolonged'

By: - 0 Fri, Jan 19, 2018

RIVERSIDE, Calif. — A California couple tortured a dozen of their children for years, starving them to the point that their growth was stunted,...

Woman, 22, arrested in fatal stabbing south of Colorado Springs
Woman, 22, arrested in fatal stabbing south of Colorado Springs

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 Fri, Jan 19, 2018

A woman was arrested Wednesday in the fatal stabbing of a man south of Colorado Springs in the Stratmoor Hills area, the El Paso County Sheriff's...

Colorado Springs police searching for man suspected of robbing at-risk adult
Colorado Springs police searching for man suspected of robbing at-risk adult

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 Fri, Jan 19, 2018

A 27-year-old man is wanted on suspicion of robbing an at-risk adult, Colorado Springs police announced Thursday. An arrest warrant was issued...

Suspected armed robber arrested after pursuit through Colorado Springs
Suspected armed robber arrested after pursuit through Colorado Springs

By: Tony Peck - 0 Thu, Jan 18, 2018

A suspect in up to four armed robberies was arrested Wednesday night after leading pursuing officers on a chase along Academy Boulevard, Colorado...

Colorado Springs 7-Eleven robbed at gunpoint
Colorado Springs 7-Eleven robbed at gunpoint

By: Tony Peck - 0 Thu, Jan 18, 2018

Officers were dispatched to a robbery that occurred at a convenience store in the 2800 block of East Fountain Blvd. early Thursday morning. At about...

Authorities: Deputy fought, stunned man before fatal gunfire
Authorities: Deputy fought, stunned man before fatal gunfire

By: - 0 Thu, Jan 18, 2018

DENVER — Authorities say an Adams County deputy who fatally shot a suspect had been responding to a disturbance call when he fought, stunned and shot...

Authorities raid 3 illegal marijuana grows in El Paso County, seize 175 plants
Authorities raid 3 illegal marijuana grows in El Paso County, seize 175 plants

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 Thu, Jan 18, 2018

Authorities raided three illegal marijuana grows in the Falcon area Wednesday, seizing 175 plants, 5 pounds of processed marijuana, firearms and $5,000...

Food delivery employee robbed at gunpoint in southeast Colorado Springs
Food delivery employee robbed at gunpoint in southeast Colorado Springs

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 Wed, Jan 17, 2018

A food delivery employee was robbed at gunpoint Wednesday afternoon in southeast Colorado Springs, police said. The robbery happened about 1:45 p.m....

Colorado mom pleas for help finding daughter's killer
Colorado mom pleas for help finding daughter's killer

By: - 0 Wed, Jan 17, 2018

FORT COLLINS — The mother of a northern Colorado woman found dead near Fort Collins last week is urging anyone with any information at all about her...

Colorado man arrested with guns, ammo had threatened hospital employees
Colorado man arrested with guns, ammo had threatened hospital employees

By: - 0 Wed, Jan 17, 2018

A man authorities say threatened a former co-worker and hospital employees is out on bond. The Teller County Sheriff's Office says he had an AK47...

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