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Lingering taxi placards a reminder of Colorado Springs cold case that mother will never forget
Lingering taxi placards a reminder of Colorado Springs cold case that mother will never forget

By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 18 hr ago

Twice Brandon Browne's family thought police were nearing an arrest in his death, only to have the case turn cold once again. After four years of...

2 toddlers died after mom left them in hot car to teach ‘a lesson,’ police say
2 toddlers died after mom left them in hot car to teach ‘a lesson,’ police say

By: - 0 Sat, Jun 24, 2017

WEATHERFORD, Texas — A Texas woman told investigators that she left her 2-year-old daughter and 16-month-old son in a hot car where they died last...

Man shot during robbery in east Colorado Springs; suspect in custody
Man shot during robbery in east Colorado Springs; suspect in custody

By: Seth Bodine - 0 Sat, Jun 24, 2017

An early morning shooting left a suspect and a victim injured on the 200 block of South Murray Boulevard, Colorado Springs Police said. Police said...

A doctor prescribed so many painkillers, she’s been charged with murdering her patients, authorities say
A doctor prescribed so many painkillers, she’s been charged with murdering her patients, authorities say

By: - 0 Sat, Jun 24, 2017

On Nov. 21, 2012, Sheila Bartels walked out of the Sunshine Medical Center in Oklahoma with a prescription for a "horrifyingly excessive" cocktail of...

Couple wounded in second shooting in two days south of downtown Colorado Springs
Couple wounded in second shooting in two days south of downtown Colorado Springs

By: Seth Bodine - 0 Sat, Jun 24, 2017

Two people are in the hospital after they were shot around 12:30 a.m. on Saturday at the intersection of South Nevada Avenue and Brookside Street, near...

Authorities searching for robber who threatened 7-Eleven clerk with handgun
Authorities searching for robber who threatened 7-Eleven clerk with handgun

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 Sat, Jun 24, 2017

The El Paso County Sheriff's Office is asking for help identifying a man who robbed a 7-Eleven while threatening the clerk with a handgun. The man...

Arrest made after wounded man seeks help at south Colorado Springs coffee shop
Arrest made after wounded man seeks help at south Colorado Springs coffee shop

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 Sat, Jun 24, 2017

A man walked into a Starbucks south of downtown Colorado Springs with a gunshot wound to his lower abdomen on Friday afternoon, police said....

Coroner identifies woman found dead in Fort Collins lake still wearing McDonald’s uniform
Coroner identifies woman found dead in Fort Collins lake still wearing McDonald’s uniform

By: - 0 Sat, Jun 24, 2017

A Fort Collins woman was found dead in a lake in City Park on Wednesday evening, and the Larimer County Coroner has identified her as 23-year-old...

Six arrested after woman shot at in Colorado Springs parking lot
Six arrested after woman shot at in Colorado Springs parking lot

By: Maria St. Louis-Sanchez - 0 Sat, Jun 24, 2017

Six people were arrested Thursday after police say a woman was shot at in a southeast Colorado Springs parking lot. Colorado Springs police say a...

Wanted man arrested after running from Colorado Springs police; officer injured during chase
Wanted man arrested after running from Colorado Springs police; officer injured during chase

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 Fri, Jun 23, 2017

A man wanted on suspicion of felony menacing was arrested Thursday morning after a pursuit that led to an officer being injured, Colorado Springs...

Man kept 9 dogs in his truck on 97-degree day, Longmont police say
Man kept 9 dogs in his truck on 97-degree day, Longmont police say

By: - 0 Fri, Jun 23, 2017

Longmont police seized nine dogs and arrested a Greeley man this week on suspicion of misdemeanor animal cruelty after officers believe he spent a...

Witnesses sought to hit and run that injured girl, 12, in El Paso County
Witnesses sought to hit and run that injured girl, 12, in El Paso County

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 Thu, Jun 22, 2017

The Colorado State Patrol is asking for help from any witnesses who may have seen a hit-and-run crash June 15 in which a 12-year-old girl was badly...

Ex-detainees: Aurora detention center's practices border on slavery
Ex-detainees: Aurora detention center's practices border on slavery

By: - 0 Thu, Jun 22, 2017

DENVER — Every day, immigrants are told to clean their living areas in a privately run Colorado detention center or risk being put in solitary...

Canadian man charged in stabbing of airport officer in Flint
Canadian man charged in stabbing of airport officer in Flint

By: - 0 Wed, Jun 21, 2017

FLINT, Mich. — A police officer was stabbed in the neck at the Flint airport by a man with a knife Wednesday in what authorities are investigating as...

Colorado Springs police arrest 66-year-old in bank robbery
Colorado Springs police arrest 66-year-old in bank robbery

By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 Wed, Jun 21, 2017

A 66-year-old man accused of robbing a Colorado Springs bank last week has been arrested. Police said they arrested Pal Hope on Monday in the June 16...

Sex assault suspect arrested following downtown Colorado Springs disturbance
Sex assault suspect arrested following downtown Colorado Springs disturbance

By: Rachel Riley - 0 Wed, Jun 21, 2017

A 51-year-old sexual assault suspect was arrested on Monday after he was pinned down by several other men in downtown Colorado Springs. Timothy...

Ex-Texas nurse accused of killing dozens charged with murder
Ex-Texas nurse accused of killing dozens charged with murder

By: - 0 Wed, Jun 21, 2017

SAN ANTONIO — A former Texas nurse who prosecutors say may be responsible for the deaths of up to 60 young children was indicted Wednesday on a murder...

Heavily armed felon arrested by Colorado Springs police
Heavily armed felon arrested by Colorado Springs police

By: Hugh Johnson - 0 Wed, Jun 21, 2017

Colorado Springs police arrested a man traveling with two handguns, three rifles and more than 500 live rounds of ammunition Tuesday night after it was...

Woodland Park police seeking woman believed to be connected to burglary
Woodland Park police seeking woman believed to be connected to burglary

By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 Tue, Jun 20, 2017

The Woodland Park Police Department is asking for help identifying a woman believed to be connected to a weekend burglary. Details about the burglary...

Man accused of assault arrested after barricading himself in Colorado Springs home
Man accused of assault arrested after barricading himself in Colorado Springs home

By: Hugh Johnson - 0 Tue, Jun 20, 2017

Police arrested a Colorado Springs man on suspicion of second degree assault following a long standoff after the suspect barricaded himself in his...

Man arrested after ramming Colorado Springs police cruiser with stolen vehicle
Man arrested after ramming Colorado Springs police cruiser with stolen vehicle

By: Hugh Johnson - 0 Tue, Jun 20, 2017

Police say they arrested a man after he rammed a police cruiser with a stolen vehicle early Monday morning. Marcus Whaley, 39, was arrested following...

Man and woman arrested after assaulting Colorado Springs police officers
Man and woman arrested after assaulting Colorado Springs police officers

By: Hugh Johnson - 0 Tue, Jun 20, 2017

A pair was arrested on suspicion of second degree assault on a police officer Sunday night at the 4200 block of Vesper Drive, Colorado Springs police...

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

By: - 0 Tue, Jun 20, 2017

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

Two Denver Sheriff Department deputies punished for using excessive force on inmates
Two Denver Sheriff Department deputies punished for using excessive force on inmates

By: - 0 Mon, Jun 19, 2017

Two Denver Sheriff Department deputies received suspensions last month for using excessive force against inmates — one of them for the second time,...

Seattle police fatally shoot pregnant woman who they say confronted officers with a knife
Seattle police fatally shoot pregnant woman who they say confronted officers with a knife

By: - 0 Mon, Jun 19, 2017

Seattle police officers shot and killed a 30-year-old pregnant woman at her apartment Sunday morning in front of “several children” when the woman...

Murder charge for Virginia man in attack on Muslim girl
Murder charge for Virginia man in attack on Muslim girl

By: - 0 Mon, Jun 19, 2017

FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — A 22-year-old Virginia man was held on a murder charge Monday in the slaying of a teenage Muslim girl who was attacked during a...

Police: California mom attacked child in attempted exorcism
Police: California mom attacked child in attempted exorcism

By: - 0 Mon, Jun 19, 2017

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A Northern California woman was in custody Sunday on suspicion of beating, biting and choking her 11-year-old daughter in an...

Police: Fugitive leads officers on two foot chases through Colorado Springs
Police: Fugitive leads officers on two foot chases through Colorado Springs

By: Chhun Sun - 0 Mon, Jun 19, 2017

A 27-year-old man was arrested Saturday afternoon after he allegedly led officers on two foot chases through Colorado Springs, police said. A tip led...

Jail records identify two soldiers held in Fort Carson shooting
Jail records identify two soldiers held in Fort Carson shooting

By: Tom Roeder - 0 Mon, Jun 19, 2017

Two Fort Carson soldiers were held in the Douglas County jail Friday afternoon, a day after a shooting on the post left one soldier injured and led to...

Officials: 17-year-old Muslim girl assaulted and killed after leaving Virginia mosque
Officials: 17-year-old Muslim girl assaulted and killed after leaving Virginia mosque

By: - 0 Sun, Jun 18, 2017

Police found remains Sunday thought to be those of a missing teenager who they say was assaulted and disappeared overnight after leaving a mosque in...

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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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