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Pedestrian hit by car in north Colorado Springs in critical condition

Police: Cardboard box part of attempted robbery in Colorado Springs
By: Chhun Sun - 0 3 hr ago

One of two men who attempted to rob a northeast Colorado Springs gas station late Monday wore a cardboard box on his head and carried a knife, police...

Former Colorado massage therapist pleads guilty to sex charge
By: - 0 5 hr ago

BRECKENRIDGE — A former Breckenridge massage therapist accused of assaulting a female client has pleaded guilty to unlawful sexual contact and...

1 of 2 suspects arrested after homemade bombs found in Colorado Springs park
By: Chhun Sun - 0 21 hr ago

A 22-year-old man has been arrested in connection to two homemade bombs found Saturday in Garden of the Gods park in western Colorado Springs, police...

Man who died at Colorado Springs parking garage is identified
By: Chhun Sun - 0 22 hr ago

A man who either fell or jumped from a downtown Colorado Springs parking garage last month has been identified as 31-year-old Erik Tobar, the El Paso...

Family says man acted strangely before killing of boy, 2
By: - 0 22 hr ago

LAKEWOOD — Relatives say a man acted strangely in the weeks before he was charged with killing his 2-year-old cousin, who was found strangled with a...

Man arrested after foot chase through field in Colorado Springs
By: Chhun Sun - 0 Yesterday

A man was arrested after he led an officer on a foot chase Sunday evening through a field just south of downtown Colorado Springs, police...

One person injured, 2 cars hit; Colorado Springs police investigate shooting
By: Chhun Sun - 0 Yesterday

A Monday drive-by shooting in a southeast Colorado Springs neighborhood left one man with a gunshot wound in the back and two vehicles with bullet...

Mugshot Monday: Most wanted in the Pikes Peak region
By: - 0 Mon, Oct 5, 2015


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

Youth Lockups: Trouble behind bars in Colorado Springs
By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Yesterday

Last summer, Fabian Quintana spent 22 days isolated in a cell, often for 23 hours a day, at Spring Creek Youth Corrections Facility in Colorado...

Man shot while leaving house party in Colorado Springs, police say
By: Ryan Maye Handy - 0 Sun, Oct 4, 2015

A house party in the Broadmoor area was abruptly interrupted early Sunday morning when a group of unknown men showed up, harassed party-goers with...

Man arrested for allegedly waving gun at Colorado Springs playground
By: - 0 Sun, Oct 4, 2015

A man is facing child abuse, reckless endangerment and weapons charges after allegedly waiving a gun around at a playground, and then trying to run...

Vehicle crashes into two Colorado Springs homes
By: - 0 Sun, Oct 4, 2015

"It was the scariest sound I've ever heard," Springs resident Javonte Nunm told 11 News after a car crashed into two homes Saturday morning.


Bomb squad called to Garden of the Gods to investigate pressure bombs
By: - 0 Sun, Oct 4, 2015

The regional bomb squad went to Garden of the Gods Park in western Colorado Springs on Saturday morning to investigate reports of pressure bombs in...

Survivor: Gunman spared student to take package to police
By: - 0 Sat, Oct 3, 2015

ROSEBURG, Ore. — As a 26-year-old killer gunned down victims inside a college classroom, he spared one student and gave him a package to deliver to...

Denver police ordered to stop enforcing panhandling ban
By: - 0 Sat, Oct 3, 2015

DENVER — In the wake of a federal court ruling a Grand Junction panhandling ordinance unconstitutional, Denver police officers have been told by the...

2 police cruisers hit in Colorado Springs
By: - 0 Sat, Oct 3, 2015

Several Colorado Springs police officers escaped injury when a car ran into their cruisers while the officers were investigating a domestic...

Colorado teen killed after being hit by vehicle fleeing police
By: - 0 Sat, Oct 3, 2015

GREELEY — A teenager has died after a vehicle fleeing a police officer crashed into his car Friday night.

Greeley police spokesman Sgt. Joe...

Standoff at Arvada Police Department HQ ends peacefully
By: - 0 Fri, Oct 2, 2015

ARVADA — Authorities have arrested an armed man who barricaded himself in the lobby of the Arvada Police Department headquarters.


Authorities: Man arrested in Detroit for decades-old Fort Carson shooting
By: - 0 Fri, Oct 2, 2015

Authorities say a Fort Carson deserter wanted for a 1990 shooting on the post has been captured in Detroit.

The U.S. Marshals Service says...

El Paso County agrees on two more claims against former sheriff
By: Stephen Hobbs - 0 Fri, Oct 2, 2015

Two El Paso County Sheriff's Office employees will have leave time restored, some records expunged and receive monetary compensation if settlement...

US to review Colorado prisons for Guantanamo detainees
By: - 0 Fri, Oct 2, 2015

DENVER — A team from the U.S. Defense Department will visit both a state and a federal prison in Colorado to assess their possible use for housing...

Man accused of stealing from homes of Colorado Springs military members
By: Kassondra Cloos - 0 Fri, Oct 2, 2015

A man accused of burglarizing soldiers' homes in Colorado Springs has been arrested by Colorado Springs police.

Kenneth Dawson was arrested...

Affidavit: Colorado Springs Couple lured babysitter into sexual relationship
By: Jakob Rodgers - 0 Fri, Oct 2, 2015

The first time Jacob Rahricht kissed a 14-year-old girl, his wife watched and spoke up - saying they could be "sister wives" and have their own...

Teen arrested in sex assault at Colorado Springs high school homecoming event
By: - 0 Fri, Oct 2, 2015

A 15-year-old has been arrested in connection to the sexual assault of another teen during a Coronado High School homecoming event last month,...

Coming Sunday: Youth lockups: Trouble behind bars
By: - 0 Fri, Oct 2, 2015

In an exclusive story Sunday, The Gazette will show what is occurring behind locked doors at the state's 10 juvenile corrections facilities.


Woman's donation brings protective vest to Colorado Springs police dog
By: Chhun Sun - 0 Fri, Oct 2, 2015

A Colorado Springs police dog named Remme will get a ballistic vest that provides protection in a shooting or stabbing thanks to a donation from a...

Colorado Springs grad heard Oregon shooting as he sheltered in adjacent building
By: Chhun Sun - 0 Fri, Oct 2, 2015

Quincy Harding Jr. was waiting for his math class to start Thursday morning when he heard gunshots and screaming at a neighboring building on the...

Report: Colorado theater shooting juror breaks silence, says more than 1 voted for life
By: - 0 Fri, Oct 2, 2015

She still cries when she thinks about the 12 people she never met. At night she imagines the horrors she only heard about.

The life she led...

Colorado man killed in I-70 hit-and-run
By: - 0 Fri, Oct 2, 2015

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Authorities are still looking for a suspect in a hit-and-run collision on Interstate 70 that left a Glenwood Springs man...

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