Local Colorado Springs News

Local Headlines view all

  • Man remains hospitalized after being pinned by crane at Colorado Springs scrapyard

    A 56-year-old man remained hospitalized and in serious condition Friday after he was pinned by a piece of heavy equipment this week at a Colorado Springs scrapyard. According to Colorado Springs Police, Ronald Jacobson pulled his vehicle behind a crane/loader Wednesday afternoon and began to unload scrap metal. Lt. Catherine Buckley said...

  • Gold Camp Road near Helen Hunt Falls reopens

    Gold Camp Road above Helen Hunt Falls was reopened Friday, after closing due to flooding damage. City maintenance crews repaired portions of the road washed out following heavy rains Tuesday. A section of the road, between Helen Hunt Falls to North Cheyenne Cañon Park was closed Wednesday, The park's main access road is open between the...

  • Police searching for driver of stolen car; man possibly shot in arm

    A shooting on the west side of the city is under investigation, Colorado Springs police said. Officers are searching for the driver of a stolen car who fled on food after being shot at, police said. They believe was he possibly shot in the arm. The shooting was reported at the 4300 block of N. Chestnut Street at 4:35 p.m.and apparently...

  • Alleged scooter thief arrested

    A senior citizen who allegedly stole a scooter during a test ride more than a week ago was arrested during a traffic stop Friday afternoon, Colorado Springs police said. William Skolout, 63,was arrested on suspicion of aggravated motor vehicle theft around 1 p.m. Friday. Police said media reports about the theft on Aug. 20 helped lead them...

  • I-25 construction gets a holiday break

    Drivers will get a break from construction work on Interstate 25 for the Labor Day holiday weekend. Around noon Friday, highway work on the expansion project between Colorado Springs and Monument ended. It will not resume until Tuesday. The milling and paving work is the final major step in the $66 million expansion project Crews are...

  • Driver sentenced in crash that killed Denver-area deputy

    GOLDEN — An 83-year-old motorist told a judge Friday he didn't remember hitting a sheriff's deputy on a motorcycle and that he has struggled to accept that his mental abilities have declined. Kenneth Martin Hosch was then sentenced to a six-year term in community corrections — meaning he'll serve his time outside a jail or prison and give...

  • It's out with the old, in with the new for American Airline flights from Colorado Springs

    Passengers who fly on American Airlines out of Colorado Springs will likely get a nicer ride later this year as the company shifts its five daily flights to Dallas to newer Airbus A319 aircraft and regional jets operated by its Envoy Air unit. Three of American's flights will shift from 140-passenger MD-80 aircraft to 128-passenger Airbus...

  • Air Force Academy graduate, decorated combat veteran killed in F-15 crash

    BOSTON - The pilot killed in the crash of an F-15 jet this week in the remote Virginia mountains was an Air Force Academy graduate and decorated combat veteran with 17 years of experience flying the planes, military officials in Massachusetts said Friday. The pilot, Lt. Col. Morris "Moose" Fontenot Jr., joined the Massachusetts Air National...

  • US official airs 'myths' on Colorado River water

    LAS VEGAS — A top federal water administrator said Friday that several myths stand in the way of broad agreements needed to deal with increasing demand for water in the drought-stricken and over-allocated Colorado River basin. Assistant Secretary of the Interior Anne Castle told the "Business of Water" conference in Las Vegas that there's no...

  • Convicted elk poacher, a former Boulder cop, avoids prison

    BOULDER — Former Boulder police Officer Sam Carter was spared prison time Friday in the highly contentious Mapleton elk case after a district court judge sentenced the 37-year-old to four years probation and 200 hours of community service in the killing of the trophy animal last year. Carter also was sentenced to 30 days on a work crew....

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
AUG
29
AUG
30
AUG
31
SEP
1
SEP
2
SEP
3
SEP
4
SEP
5
SEP
6
SEP
7
SEP
8
SEP
9
SEP
10
SEP
11