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Man accidentally stabs himself during robbery
By: Doug Fitzgerald - 0 1 hr ago

A man accidentally stabbed himself while brandishing a knife during a robbery, according to Colorado Springs police.

Joel Thomas Horton...

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Police investigating deadly shooting in west Colorado Springs
By: Jakob Rodgers - 0 2 hr ago

Police are investigating a body found lying in a street in west Colorado Springs.

Someone called Colorado Springs Police around 9 p.m. on...

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Police: 2 were impaired in separate Colorado Springs shootings
By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 5 hr ago

Two people involved in separate shooting incidents in the city overnight were impaired, Colorado Springs police said.

No one was reported...

Man stabbed after confronting another person urinating in public in Colorado Springs
By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 20 hr ago

A man is recovering from surgery Monday after he confronted someone urinating in public and was stabbed.

The man, whose name was not released,...

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One arrested on suspicion of first-degree attempted murder
By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 22 hr ago

A Colorado Springs man accused of shooting another man on Sunday has been arrested.

Police arrested Tevion Thompson, 19, at his mother's home...

Stepson, friend held in death of small town Colorado vet
By: - 0 23 hr ago

BURLINGTON — Authorities investigating the death of a veterinarian in Burlington say her stepson and another man are suspected of killing the woman...

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Planned Parenthood to Colorado Springs and the nation: 'We aren't going anywhere'
By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 Yesterday

Planned Parenthood had a message for their neighbors, patients and the nation on Sunday in Colorado Springs.

Five months after their clinic...

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Mugshot Monday: Most wanted in the Colorado Springs area
By: - 0 Mon, May 2, 2016

Wanted

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

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1 shot overnight in southeast Colorado Springs
By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 Sun, May 1, 2016

Police have identified a man believed to be involved in a southeast Colorado Springs shooting that injured one overnight.

Police said they are...

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Man shot in wrist after refusing to leave restaurant in Colorado
By: - 0 Sun, May 1, 2016

AURORA — A man who was asked to leave a McDonalds restaurant in Aurora was shot in the wrist by police after he was confronted by officers.

...

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Man gets 24 years in prison for death of 5-month-old son
By: - 0 Sat, Apr 30, 2016

A man charged in the death of his infant son has been sentenced to 24 years in prison.

Prosecutors with the Adams County District Attorney's...

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Downtown Colorado Springs men's store window vandalized again
By: Maria St. Louis-Sanchez - 0 Fri, Apr 29, 2016

For at least the second time this year, a large window of Rutledge's men's clothing store in downtown Colorado Springs has been smashed.

Early...

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Colorado Springs man convicted of sex assaults could be in prison for life
By: Lance Benzel - 0 Fri, Apr 29, 2016

A 70-year-old Colorado Springs man was sentenced Thursday to eight years to life in prison in the sexual assaults of an at-risk woman and a teenage...

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Man in Broadmoor-area home in standoff with Colorado Springs police slips away
By: Chhun Sun - 0 Fri, Apr 29, 2016

Colorado Springs police are in a standoff Thursday night with a man inside a home in the Broadmoor area, according to Gazette news partner KKTV.

...

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Evaluators testify to mental incompetency of admitted Planned Parenthood shooter Robert Dear
By: Lance Benzel - 0 Thu, Apr 28, 2016

The self-proclaimed Colorado Springs Planned Parenthood shooter suffers from a delusional disorder - one revolving around his fears that FBI agents...

Woman arrested for suspected DUI after hitting Colorado State Patrol car
By: Chhun Sun - 0 Thu, Apr 28, 2016

A 30-year-old woman was arrested on suspicion of drunk driving after she allegedly hit a Colorado State Patrol trooper who was working a traffic stop...

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Air Force officer accused of sexual exploitation was arrested in Colorado Springs adult entertainment store
By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 Thu, Apr 28, 2016

An Air Force officer approached a woman shopping at a Colorado Springs mall earlier this month and asked her to pose nude for his modeling website,...

Colorado Springs man lucky after accidental shooting, police say
By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 Thu, Apr 28, 2016

Rudolfo Morin got lucky Wednesday, according to Colorado Springs police.

Morin, who is accused of negligently discharging a firearm in his...

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Planned Parenthood defendant's mental health to be focus of all-day hearing
By: Lance Benzel - 0 Thu, Apr 28, 2016

Attorneys in the case of a deadly ambush at the Colorado Springs Planned Parenthood are expected to face off in court Thursday over whether the...

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Alcohol, speeding suspected in Colorado Springs crash
By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 Thu, Apr 28, 2016

Police say alcohol and speed may be factors in a crash that sent one woman to the hospital and closed a northeast Colorado Springs intersection for...

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District 49 custodian accused of Internet sexual exploitation of a child
By: Chhun Sun - 0 Wed, Apr 27, 2016

A custodian at Woodmen Hills Elementary School in Peyton was arrested Tuesday after he allegedly sent a picture of his genitalia to an undercover...

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Police shoot, kill man who fired on them in Lakewood
By: - 0 Wed, Apr 27, 2016

LAKEWOOD — Police in Colorado say a man has been killed in a shooting that involved officers.

The Denver post reports (http://dpo.st/26u9kyf )...

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Reported victim of Colorado Springs shooting now a suspect
By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 Wed, Apr 27, 2016

The reported victim of a Tuesday morning shooting now is a suspect.

Timothy Flores, 23, was one of two people arrested after authorities found...

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Five children rescued from people trying to sell them for sex in Colorado
By: - 0 Wed, Apr 27, 2016

Big events are known to draw prostitutes to towns, and the FBI says last week's marijuana celebration in Denver was no different.

The FBI...

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Colorado Springs stabbing victim remains hospitalized
By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 Wed, Apr 27, 2016

A man injured in a southwest Colorado Springs stabbing remains in serious condition.

Chadwick Tenney, 28, is being treated at a local hospital...

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2 arrested in shootings at off-site UCCS student housing, Memorial Park
By: Chhun Sun - 0 Wed, Apr 27, 2016

While following up on an investigation about gunfire near student housing near the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs late Monday, detectives...

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Suspect in Colorado Springs woman's death frequented Tinder, say authorities
By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 Wed, Apr 27, 2016

A man suspected in the death of a woman whose body was found in a Colorado Springs storage unit last week is her ex-boyfriend, according to the El...

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More than 600 marijuana plants seized from Colorado home
By: - 0 Tue, Apr 26, 2016

Authorities say Pueblo County's biggest pot bust was a family affair.

Mom, Dad and their adult son were arrested early Tuesday morning after...

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UPDATE: Stabbing suspect arrested in south Colorado Springs
By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 Tue, Apr 26, 2016

A 62-year-old man was arrested after he stabbed another man during a fight Tuesday morning in the Stratmoor Hills area, according to the El Paso...

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Mugshot Monday: Most wanted in the Colorado Springs area
By: - 0 Mon, Apr 25, 2016

Wanted

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

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