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Three teens arrested after crashing into Colorado Springs police car, another vehicle
Three teens arrested after crashing into Colorado Springs police car, another vehicle

By: Chhun Sun - 0 17 hr ago

Three juveniles were arrested Sunday after they allegedly crashed a stolen vehicle into a police car and hit another vehicle in which a mother was...

Woman facing murder charges after allegedly running man down with car in Pueblo
Woman facing murder charges after allegedly running man down with car in Pueblo

By: - 0 20 hr ago

A woman is facing murder charges after allegedly running a man down with her car. Pueblo police say 25-year-old Christopher Piserchio was only trying...

He was supposed to be caring for his sister and two cousins. Instead he killed them, he told police.
He was supposed to be caring for his sister and two cousins. Instead he killed them, he told police.

By: - 0 Sat, Aug 19, 2017

Antonio Williams was supposed to be caring for his 6-year-old sister and two young cousins as his mother worked an overnight shift as a nurse. Instead...

Border agents track drone from sky to drugs on the ground
Border agents track drone from sky to drugs on the ground

By: - 0 Sat, Aug 19, 2017

SAN DIEGO — A 25-year-old U.S. citizen has been charged with using a drone to smuggle more than 13 pounds (5.9 kilograms) of methamphetamine from...

Colorado law enforcement agencies break up massive street racing event
Colorado law enforcement agencies break up massive street racing event

By: - 0 Sat, Aug 19, 2017

WHEAT RIDGE, Colo. – The Wheat Ridge Police Department, along with four other law enforcement agencies, broke up a massive street racing event that...

Email scammers rob Colorado town of almost $60,000
Email scammers rob Colorado town of almost $60,000

By: - 0 Sat, Aug 19, 2017

SNOWMASS VILLAGE, Colo. — Email scammers have robbed the Colorado resort town of Snowmass of almost $60,000. Town officials say they aren't...

Man hit and killed by car in Pueblo while intervening in altercation
Man hit and killed by car in Pueblo while intervening in altercation

By: - 0 Sat, Aug 19, 2017

A 25-year-old man was run over and killed in downtown Pueblo early Saturday after apparently trying to intervene in an altercation, police...

Suspect arrested in killing, wounding of Fla. officers
Suspect arrested in killing, wounding of Fla. officers

By: - 0 Sat, Aug 19, 2017

KISSIMMEE, Fla. — A suspect in the fatal shooting of a police officer in Florida and the grave wounding of another officer was arrested several hours...

1 police officer killed, 5 injured in shootings in Florida, Pennsylvania
1 police officer killed, 5 injured in shootings in Florida, Pennsylvania

By: - 0 Sat, Aug 19, 2017

KISSIMMEE, Fla. — One police officer was killed and three wounded in nighttime shootings in two Florida cities while two Pennsylvania state troopers...

Colorado Springs porch pirate caught on camera
Colorado Springs porch pirate caught on camera

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 Sat, Aug 19, 2017

It's happening again. Criminals on a mission to take your deliveries. This time, a crook was caught on camera in a neighborhood near Palmer Park...

Denver-born suspected serial killer hid remains of woman, 3 girls in barrels
Denver-born suspected serial killer hid remains of woman, 3 girls in barrels

By: - 0 Sat, Aug 19, 2017

A man born in Denver has become the chief suspect in a series of homicides in which the killer stowed the bodies of three young girls and a woman into...

Disabled Pueblo man dies weeks after vicious attack with baseball bat, was sticking up for girl
Disabled Pueblo man dies weeks after vicious attack with baseball bat, was sticking up for girl

By: Chhun Sun - 0 Fri, Aug 18, 2017

A disabled Pueblo man who was beaten with a bat last month after trying to stop an act of bullying died Wednesday. Now his death is being...

Police: Officer in fatal shooting of Walmart shoplifter identified
Police: Officer in fatal shooting of Walmart shoplifter identified

By: Chhun Sun - 0 Fri, Aug 18, 2017

The Colorado Springs police officer who shot and killed a suspected shoplifter was identified Friday as Anthony Voltz, a nine-year veteran officer with...

Sheriff: Pueblo West woman killed daughter, 10, before committing suicide
Sheriff: Pueblo West woman killed daughter, 10, before committing suicide

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 Fri, Aug 18, 2017

A 42-year-old woman appears to have fatally shot her 10-year-old daughter, two dogs and herself in their Pueblo West home, the Pueblo County Sheriff's...

3 Colorado Springs residents accused of distributing marijuana out of state
3 Colorado Springs residents accused of distributing marijuana out of state

By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 Fri, Aug 18, 2017

Three Colorado Springs residents, including a soldier, have been arrested on federal charges of conspiracy to distribute marijuana out of state....

Driver fleeing authorities allegedly hits Pueblo County deputy with trailer
Driver fleeing authorities allegedly hits Pueblo County deputy with trailer

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 Thu, Aug 17, 2017

Sheriff's deputies were trying to stop a stolen truck in Pueblo West Thursday afternoon when a female deputy was hit by an unsecured door on the...

Domestic violence suspect crashes car, resists arrest
Domestic violence suspect crashes car, resists arrest

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Thu, Aug 17, 2017

Colorado Springs Police arrested a domestic violence suspect, 37-year-old Branden Kumley, after he crashed his SUV in the 3700 block of Centennial...

Pueblo County Sheriff's Office searching for suspected ENT robber
Pueblo County Sheriff's Office searching for suspected ENT robber

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Thu, Aug 17, 2017

Pueblo County Sheriff’s deputies are seeking a suspect in connection with a robbery Wednesday at the ENT Federal Credit Union in Rye. An arrest...

Shoplifting suspect fatally shot by Colorado Springs police pointed realistic-looking pellet gun at officers
Shoplifting suspect fatally shot by Colorado Springs police pointed realistic-looking pellet gun at officers

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 Thu, Aug 17, 2017

A suspected shoplifter fatally shot by police late Monday was wanted on multiple felonies and pointed a Crosman Vigilante pellet pistol at officers...

Man charged with spraying manure on U.S. border patrol car 
Man charged with spraying manure on U.S. border patrol car 

By: - 0 Wed, Aug 16, 2017

ALBURGH, Vt. — A Vermont man is charged with spraying liquid manure on a marked U.S. Customs and Border Protection car after confronting an agent about...

FBI, Pueblo County Sheriff's Office investigating ENT Credit Union robbery
FBI, Pueblo County Sheriff's Office investigating ENT Credit Union robbery

By: Hugh Johnson - 0 Wed, Aug 16, 2017

The FBI and the Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a robbery they say took place at an ENT Credit Union in Rye Wednesday morning. A man...

Corrections officer, daughter found dead in Pueblo West home with 2 shot dogs
Corrections officer, daughter found dead in Pueblo West home with 2 shot dogs

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 Wed, Aug 16, 2017

A Pueblo West woman and her 10-year-old daughter were found shot and killed in their home Monday afternoon, along with the bodies of two dogs, Pueblo...

Woman charged with felonies in toppling of Confederate statue in North Carolina, sheriff says
Woman charged with felonies in toppling of Confederate statue in North Carolina, sheriff says

By: - 0 Wed, Aug 16, 2017

Durham County, North Carolina, officials said Tuesday they arrested a woman in connection with the vandalism and toppling of a Confederate statue in...

One dead after officer-involved shooting in Colorado Springs
One dead after officer-involved shooting in Colorado Springs

By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 Tue, Aug 15, 2017

A man was shot and killed late   Monday   night after Colorado Springs police were called out on a report of shoplifting at the Walmart...

Welfare check reveals 2 people, 2 dogs dead at southern Colorado home
Welfare check reveals 2 people, 2 dogs dead at southern Colorado home

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 Tue, Aug 15, 2017

A grisly scene inside a Pueblo West home is under investigation. Sheriff's deputies responded to a home on the 1000 block of South Mescal Drive...

2 arrested after crash injures two unrestrained children, one severely
2 arrested after crash injures two unrestrained children, one severely

By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 Tue, Aug 15, 2017

Two people were arrested Tuesday after a driver crashed into a parked truck and fled, leaving two small, unrestrained children in the back seat, one of...

2 men hold woman at gunpoint during home invasion in Colorado Springs, steal guns and vehicle

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 Tue, Aug 15, 2017

Two masked men forced their way into an east Colorado Springs woman's home, held her at gunpoint, took multiple guns and fled in her vehicle, police...

1 woman arrested, 1 injured in Old Colorado City stabbing
1 woman arrested, 1 injured in Old Colorado City stabbing

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 Tue, Aug 15, 2017

An argument over a stolen backpack led one woman to stab another with a knife in Old Colorado City's Vermijo Park, Colorado Springs police said. The...

Mark Redwine extradited to Colorado, booked into La Plata County jail
Mark Redwine extradited to Colorado, booked into La Plata County jail

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 Tue, Aug 15, 2017

Mark Redwine was returned to Colorado Monday from Whatcom County, Wash., to face charges in the killing of his 13-year-old son, Dylan. La Plata...

Man arrested in Colorado Springs crash that hospitalized 2 children
Man arrested in Colorado Springs crash that hospitalized 2 children

By: Hugh Johnson - 0 Mon, Aug 14, 2017

A man lost control of his vehicle and slammed into a truck carrying two children Sunday evening, Colorado Springs police said. A sedan was northbound...

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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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