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Former Texas nurse accused of killing dozens of kids in '80s
Former Texas nurse accused of killing dozens of kids in '80s

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DALLAS (AP) — A Texas nurse who is in prison for the 1982 killing of a toddler has been charged with murder in the death of an infant a year earlier,...

Fatal shooting in northeast Colorado Springs ruled year's 16th homicide
Fatal shooting in northeast Colorado Springs ruled year's 16th homicide

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The death of a 43-year-old man who was allegedly shot during a fight with his girlfriend's son last weekend has been ruled a homicide, police said...

Police: Man hurling racial slurs kills 2, injures 1 on train in Oregon
Police: Man hurling racial slurs kills 2, injures 1 on train in Oregon

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PORTLAND, Ore.— Police in Oregon say two people died and another was hurt in a stabbing on a Portland light-rail train after a man yelled racial slurs...

Federal judge tosses  2 life sentences for D.C. sniper Lee Boyd Malvo, orders new sentencing hearings
Federal judge tosses 2 life sentences for D.C. sniper Lee Boyd Malvo, orders new sentencing hearings

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NORFOLK, Va.— A federal judge has tossed out two life sentences for D.C. sniper Lee Boyd Malvo and ordered Virginia courts to hold new sentencing...

Fourth arrest made in stabbing, robbery east of downtown Colorado Springs
Fourth arrest made in stabbing, robbery east of downtown Colorado Springs

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A fourth person has been arrested in a robbery and stabbing over a minor traffic crash east of downtown Colorado Springs last weekend, police said...

Man accused of hurling table at woman at Monument brewery arrested
Man accused of hurling table at woman at Monument brewery arrested

By: Chhun Sun - 0 Yesterday

A man accused of throwing a table at a woman during an argument at a brewery in Monument and hitting her in the face then striking her and taking her...

Colorado man accused of castrating transgender woman charged
Colorado man accused of castrating transgender woman charged

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DENVER — A Colorado man accused of using an Army surgical kit to castrate a transgender woman at her Denver apartment has been charged. James...

Transgender woman doesn't want Colorado man who did surgery charged
Transgender woman doesn't want Colorado man who did surgery charged

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DENVER — A Colorado man accused of performing an illegal surgery to remove a transgender woman's testicles could spend years in prison, but the woman...

Man in critical condition after reported shooting in east Colorado Springs
Man in critical condition after reported shooting in east Colorado Springs

By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 Yesterday

A man was in critical condition Friday after a reported shooting in east Colorado Springs, police said. The victim, whose name has not been released,...

Teller County sheriff: Online dating sexual assault suspect arrested
Teller County sheriff: Online dating sexual assault suspect arrested

By: Chhun Sun - 0 Yesterday

A 32-year-old man wanted by the Teller County Sheriff's Office on suspicion of sexual assault was arrested Thursday afternoon in Windsor, authorities...

Baby-sitter arrested after unattended child drowns in southern Colorado
Baby-sitter arrested after unattended child drowns in southern Colorado

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PUEBLO — A woman has been arrested after allegedly leaving an 11-month-old girl unattended in a bathtub and then finding the child facedown in water....

Two wounded in early morning car chase, shooting in Colorado Springs
Two wounded in early morning car chase, shooting in Colorado Springs

By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 Thu, May 25, 2017

What began as a dispute at an east Colorado Springs convenience store ended in a car chase and shooting early Thursday that wounded two people,...

Police: Colorado Springs man restrained by family after pulling knife on girlfriend
Police: Colorado Springs man restrained by family after pulling knife on girlfriend

By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 Thu, May 25, 2017

A man had to be held down by family members Wednesday night after pulling a knife on his girlfriend. Paul Ramirez was reportedly fighting with his...

Man in demonic clown makeup, now accused in Denver killing, lived in dark fantasy world, friends say
Man in demonic clown makeup, now accused in Denver killing, lived in dark fantasy world, friends say

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Friends and family say Chris Gulzow was a lonely, troubled man who endlessly shared his dark observations and videos in social media posts, but rarely...

Teller County sheriff looking for online dating sexual assault suspect
Teller County sheriff looking for online dating sexual assault suspect

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 Thu, May 25, 2017

A man suspected in a sexual assault used an online dating site to arrange a meeting with his accuser, the Teller County Sheriff's Office said. The...

Carjackings in southwest Colorado Springs may be related, police say
Carjackings in southwest Colorado Springs may be related, police say

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 Wed, May 24, 2017

Two carjackings within an hour of each other Wednesday morning in southwest Colorado Springs may be related, police said. Four suspects were involved...

Authorities seek man who hurled table at woman in Monument brewery
Authorities seek man who hurled table at woman in Monument brewery

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 Wed, May 24, 2017

Authorities are searching for a man who threw a table at a woman at Pikes Peak Brewing Co., then hit her in the face and drove away with her cell...

Lockout on 5 schools in southwest Colorado Springs lifted
Lockout on 5 schools in southwest Colorado Springs lifted

By: Chhun Sun - 0 Wed, May 24, 2017

Skyway Park Elementary, Cheyenne Mountain High School, Gold Camp Elementary, Cheyenne Mountain Junior High and Canon School are on lockout Wednesday...

Colorado Springs man tells police he shot mother's boyfriend, who interrupted his TV program
Colorado Springs man tells police he shot mother's boyfriend, who interrupted his TV program

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 Wed, May 24, 2017

Grant August Motsinger called police Saturday night and said he had shot his mother's boyfriend because he felt threatened, arrest documents show....

El Paso Sheriff's Office looking for man who used counterfeit money at convenience stores
El Paso Sheriff's Office looking for man who used counterfeit money at convenience stores

By: Chhun Sun - 0 Wed, May 24, 2017

The El Paso County Sheriff's Office is looking for a man who used fake $100 bills at convenience stores in the Colorado Springs area this month,...

Man with bladed gloves, clown makeup held in Denver stabbing
Man with bladed gloves, clown makeup held in Denver stabbing

By: - 0 Tue, May 23, 2017

DENVER — A man wearing claw-like gloves and clown-style makeup is suspected of stabbing and killing another man in Denver. Police say 36-year-old...

Three arrested in stabbing, robbery east of downtown Colorado Springs
Three arrested in stabbing, robbery east of downtown Colorado Springs

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 Tue, May 23, 2017

Three people have been arrested in a Sunday morning robbery and stabbing, Colorado Springs police said. About 1 a.m. Sunday, a stabbing victim at...

Man facing upgraded charges in Colorado Springs crash after victim dies
Man facing upgraded charges in Colorado Springs crash after victim dies

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 Tue, May 23, 2017

Ricardo Trevizo, 26, was cited with careless driving involving death in a crash that killed Manuel Peak, 86, Colorado Springs police said Tuesday....

Colorado Springs Police: Detective at fault in crash
Colorado Springs Police: Detective at fault in crash

By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 Tue, May 23, 2017

A Colorado Springs police detective is at fault for a crash with another vehicle Monday night, the department reported. The detective from the...

8 DEA search warrants part of drug-trafficking investigation in Colorado Springs, El Paso County
8 DEA search warrants part of drug-trafficking investigation in Colorado Springs, El Paso County

By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 Tue, May 23, 2017

Eight federal search warrants executed Tuesday in Colorado Springs and other parts of El Paso County are part of an ongoing investigation of a criminal...

Police: Trio assaults Colorado Springs resident, business employee in same night
Police: Trio assaults Colorado Springs resident, business employee in same night

By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 Tue, May 23, 2017

Colorado Springs police are investigating two assaults that happened back-to-back at a home and then a business Monday night. Police were called to...

Sixteen years after Colorado Springs nurse's death, investigation stirs anew
Sixteen years after Colorado Springs nurse's death, investigation stirs anew

By: - 0 Tue, May 23, 2017

More than 16 years after Jill Wells was killed on a remote ranch in Lincoln County, a central finding - that her 6-year-old son accidentally shot her -...

Fountain neighborhood most recent target of vehicle break-ins
Fountain neighborhood most recent target of vehicle break-ins

By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 Tue, May 23, 2017

Residents in a Fountain neighborhood became the latest victims of a rash of vehicle break-ins in El Paso County. Unlocked vehicles made easy targets...

Shooting at Pueblo motel reportedly gang-, drug-related
Shooting at Pueblo motel reportedly gang-, drug-related

By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 Tue, May 23, 2017

A 42-year-old man is recovering Tuesday after being wounded in a "gang-related" shooting during a suspected drug deal gone bad, Pueblo police said....

Two shot in Castle Rock
Two shot in Castle Rock

By: - 0 Tue, May 23, 2017

Two people are in the hospital after a shooting in Castle Rock Monday night. Officers responded to Ash Avenue on the southeast end of town around 9...

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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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