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Balloon pilot who killed 16, including 2 from Colorado Springs, was on drugs and had five DWI raps
Balloon pilot who killed 16, including 2 from Colorado Springs, was on drugs and had five DWI raps

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The pilot of a hot-air balloon that crashed last summer in Texas, killing himself and 15 sight-seeing passengers, had taken a cocktail of prohibited...

Heroin deaths in the U.S. surpass gun homicides
Heroin deaths in the U.S. surpass gun homicides

By: - 0 Yesterday

NEW YORK — More than 50,000 Americans died from drug overdoses last year, the most ever. The disastrous tally has been pushed to new heights by...

Dylann Roof laughed during church slaying confession to FBI
Dylann Roof laughed during church slaying confession to FBI

By: 0 Fri, Dec 9, 2016

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Dylann Roof wanted the world to know he hated black people and thought they were criminals. He thought about attacking drug...

Police: Drunk driver caused head-on crash
Police: Drunk driver caused head-on crash

By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 Fri, Dec 9, 2016

A man who caused a head-on crash and injured two people and himself Thursday night is believed to have been driving drunk, Colorado Springs police...

Teen charged with murder in attack at troubled-youth ranch
Teen charged with murder in attack at troubled-youth ranch

By: - 0 Fri, Dec 9, 2016

SALT LAKE CITY — An Arizona teenager was charged with aggravated murder Friday in the brutal slaying of a worker at a southern Utah ranch for troubled...

Colorado teen pleads guilty to role in biker gang murder
Colorado teen pleads guilty to role in biker gang murder

By: - 0 Fri, Dec 9, 2016

GREELEY — A teenager has acknowledged her role in the death of a woman allegedly killed by a former town board member in the northern Colorado...

Man suffers 'severe injury' to arm during stabbing in Colorado Springs
Man suffers 'severe injury' to arm during stabbing in Colorado Springs

By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 Fri, Dec 9, 2016

A man underwent surgery for a "severe injury to his upper left arm" Thursday night after being stabbed during a fight, Colorado Springs police said....

El Paso County jury to continue deliberation in attempted-murder trial
El Paso County jury to continue deliberation in attempted-murder trial

By: Lance Benzel - 0 Fri, Dec 9, 2016

A jury is deliberating in the case of a Colorado Springs man accused of trying to kill an El Paso County sheriff's deputy during a vicious attack at...

Police: Black cat crosses suspect's path, rats him out
Police: Black cat crosses suspect's path, rats him out

By: - 0 Thu, Dec 8, 2016

EPHRATA, Pa. — A Pennsylvania police department says a black cat was lucky for one of its officers tracking down a fugitive. The Ephrata Police...

Pair sought in connection to car break-in
Pair sought in connection to car break-in

By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 Thu, Dec 8, 2016

The El Paso County Sheriff's Office is seeking help in identifying two people who deputies believe broke into a car, stole credit cards and racked up...

Drug ring allegedly peddled from bars and food trucks in metro Denver
Drug ring allegedly peddled from bars and food trucks in metro Denver

By: - 0 Thu, Dec 8, 2016

Ten alleged drug ring members suspected of selling cocaine and methamphetamine in bars, from food trucks and on the streets of Denver and Aurora, have...

Colorado plans crackdown on home marijuana growers
Colorado plans crackdown on home marijuana growers

By: - 0 Thu, Dec 8, 2016

DENVER — Hoping to preserve its marijuana law under the next president, Colorado is planning a slate of legislation designed to crack down on pot that...

Colorado student fined to vandalizing Native American ruins

By: - 0 Thu, Dec 8, 2016

DURANGO — A Fort Lewis College student has been fined $250 for defacing ancient Native American ruins while on a trip to Utah. The Durango Herald...

Tuesday homicide victim was homeless and camped outside apartment building, residents say
Tuesday homicide victim was homeless and camped outside apartment building, residents say

By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 Thu, Dec 8, 2016

Residents living at Marquette Heights Apartments in Security say the man shot and killed there Tuesday night was harmless, homeless and sleeping in the...

Angry Argentine parents accused of fatally beating pedophile as he played trumpet in church concert
Angry Argentine parents accused of fatally beating pedophile as he played trumpet in church concert

By: - 0 Thu, Dec 8, 2016

About six years ago, more than half a dozen families in Buenos Aires accused a preschool music teacher of molesting their children. In 2010, the...

Colorado Springs police arrest husband, wife on allegations of menacing
Colorado Springs police arrest husband, wife on allegations of menacing

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 Thu, Dec 8, 2016

A husband and wife were arrested Wednesday after they reportedly fired shots near an apartment complex on Monday morning, police said. Carissa...

Police searching for attempted burglar in north Colorado Springs
Police searching for attempted burglar in north Colorado Springs

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 Wed, Dec 7, 2016

Police are searching for a man who may be responsible for a series of attempted burglaries in north Colorado Springs near Centennial Boulevard. Since...

Police searching suspect in downtown Colorado Springs library stabbing
Police searching suspect in downtown Colorado Springs library stabbing

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 Wed, Dec 7, 2016

A man was stabbed multiple times at the Penrose Library in downtown Colorado Springs on Wednesday afternoon, police said. Police are searching for a...

3-year-old Aurora boy, mother found after Amber Alert
3-year-old Aurora boy, mother found after Amber Alert

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 Wed, Dec 7, 2016

A 3-year-old boy and his mother have been found safe after a man allegedly kidnapped them at gunpoint Wednesday, prompting police to issue an Amber...

Police investigate student who threatened Colorado Springs school
Police investigate student who threatened Colorado Springs school

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Wed, Dec 7, 2016

A Coronado High School student who made a threat to the school is facing disciplinary action following an investigation conducted Tuesday, according to...

Man found dead in an apartment complex in El Paso County
Man found dead in an apartment complex in El Paso County

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 Wed, Dec 7, 2016

A man was found dead in the Kit Carson Apartments in Security on Tuesday night, said Jacqueline Kirby, spokeswoman for the El Paso County Sheriff's...

Colorado man faces drug charges after I-80 stop in Nevada

By: - 0 Wed, Dec 7, 2016

CARLIN, Nev. — A Colorado man is facing drug charges in northeast Nevada after police pulled him over for a taillight violation while driving on U.S....

La Junta woman arrested for allegedly killing husband
La Junta woman arrested for allegedly killing husband

By: Chhun Sun - 0 Tue, Dec 6, 2016

A 43-year-old woman was arrested Monday on suspicion of killing her ex-husband inside their La Junta home, according to the Colorado Bureau of...

Community's tips help locate car involved in Colorado Springs fatal hit-and-run crash
Community's tips help locate car involved in Colorado Springs fatal hit-and-run crash

By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 Tue, Dec 6, 2016

Colorado Springs police say they've found the vehicle involved in a fatal hit-and-run crash over the weekend. Tips from the public led police to...

Coroner releases ID of body found near southern Colorado speedway
Coroner releases ID of body found near southern Colorado speedway

By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 Tue, Dec 6, 2016

The body of a woman found last week near Pueblo Motorsports Park has been identified as a Pueblo resident. Deborah Ann Garcia, 44, was found dead in...

Security increased after threatened attack on LA rail stop
Security increased after threatened attack on LA rail stop

By: - 0 Tue, Dec 6, 2016

LOS ANGELES — The FBI and local law enforcement agencies say they have stepped up security on Los Angeles County's commuter rail system after the FBI...

ID released of man shot, killed in Pueblo
ID released of man shot, killed in Pueblo

By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 Tue, Dec 6, 2016

The identity of a man shot in Pueblo was released Monday. Brad Fowler, 46, died of a gunshot wound, Pueblo County Coroner Brian Cotter said Monday....

Professor fatally stabbed on USC campus, student arrested
Professor fatally stabbed on USC campus, student arrested

By: - 0 Mon, Dec 5, 2016

LOS ANGELES — A student stabbed a psychology professor to death on the University of Southern California campus in Los Angeles on Friday in what was a...

Police arrest man after death of 3-month-old daughter
Police arrest man after death of 3-month-old daughter

By: - 0 Mon, Dec 5, 2016

DENVER (AP) — Police have arrested a 21-year-old man in connection with the death of his 3-month-old daughter. The Denver Post reports Josiah Jones...

Colorado Springs-area school on lockout for 30 minutes after false hostage report
Colorado Springs-area school on lockout for 30 minutes after false hostage report

By: Rachel Riley - 0 Mon, Dec 5, 2016

An elementary school was on lockout for 30 minutes Friday as authorities investigated an unfounded report of a hostage situation in the...

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