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Teller County sheriff: Online dating sexual assault suspect arrested
Teller County sheriff: Online dating sexual assault suspect arrested

By: Chhun Sun - 0 1 hr ago

A 32-year-old man wanted by the Teller County Sheriff's Office on suspicion of sexual assault was arrested Thursday afternoon in Windsor, authorities...

El Paso County redistricting plans draw fire for lack of transparency

By: Rachel Riley - 0 Thu, May 25, 2017

Proposed changes to El Paso County commissioner districts have drawn the ire of local residents who say county officials should have involved the...

Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Friday, May 26
Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Friday, May 26

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 1 hr ago

Here's a look at a variety of events Friday around Colorado Springs and beyond:

Planned Parenthood shooter again found incompetent to stand trial
Planned Parenthood shooter again found incompetent to stand trial

By: Lance Benzel - 0 1 hr ago

Admitted Planned Parenthood shooter Robert Lewis Dear Jr. has again been found incompetent to stand trial.

Baby-sitter arrested after unattended child drowns in southern Colorado
Baby-sitter arrested after unattended child drowns in southern Colorado

By: - 0 2 hr ago

PUEBLO — A woman has been arrested after allegedly leaving an 11-month-old girl unattended in a bathtub and then finding the child facedown in water....

Two wounded in early morning car chase, shooting in Colorado Springs
Two wounded in early morning car chase, shooting in Colorado Springs

By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 2 hr ago

What began as a dispute at an east Colorado Springs convenience store ended in a car chase and shooting early Thursday that wounded two people,...

Syrian refugee earns Master's degree at CU Boulder, seeks asylum
Syrian refugee earns Master's degree at CU Boulder, seeks asylum

By: Mary Maccarthy - 0 3 hr ago

Graduation - it's an event as American as apple pie. And graduate Abdulsalam Hindawi looks as American as the thousands of other students decked out...

RFK Jr. headlines conference in Colorado Springs that maintains autism caused by vaccines
RFK Jr. headlines conference in Colorado Springs that maintains autism caused by vaccines

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 3 hr ago

The decades-long controversy over whether childhood immunizations can be traced to brain injuries such as autism is called quackery by many medical...

Vehicle fire closes northbound I-25 near Walsenburg
Vehicle fire closes northbound I-25 near Walsenburg

By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 4 hr ago

Another truck-fire on Interstate 25 has closed the major highway, this time south of Colorado Springs, near Walsenburg. The truck was seen burning at...

Transgender woman doesn't want Colorado man who did surgery charged
Transgender woman doesn't want Colorado man who did surgery charged

By: - 0 4 hr ago

DENVER — A Colorado man accused of performing an illegal surgery to remove a transgender woman's testicles could spend years in prison, but the woman...

Law enforcement watching for DUI drivers over Memorial Day weekend
Law enforcement watching for DUI drivers over Memorial Day weekend

By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 5 hr ago

After a person was killed in a drunken driving crash in Colorado over Memorial Day weekend in 2016, agencies are especially on the lookout for impaired...

Fort Carson's fallen honored at Mountain Post Warrior Memorial ceremony
Fort Carson's fallen honored at Mountain Post Warrior Memorial ceremony

By: Erin Prater - 0 5 hr ago

Memorial Day weekend is exhausting for Victoria Nevins. It's not the commute from Denver to events in Colorado Springs. It's not the running from...

'Sneakers,' stem cells help heal Cheyenne Mountain Zoo's giraffes
'Sneakers,' stem cells help heal Cheyenne Mountain Zoo's giraffes

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 6 hr ago

Two medical breakthroughs have helped heal two giraffes at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo in recent weeks, the zoo announced Wednesday. Mahali, a 14-year-old...

2 major outdoor trade shows to merge for Denver expo
2 major outdoor trade shows to merge for Denver expo

By: - 0 6 hr ago

SALT LAKE CITY — Two major outdoor recreation trade shows are merging for one big expo to be held in Denver. Emerald Expositions, which produces the...

Cheyenne Mountain, Mueller state parks giving dogs on trails a test run
Cheyenne Mountain, Mueller state parks giving dogs on trails a test run

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 6 hr ago

Cheyenne Mountain and Mueller state parks are going to the dogs this summer - but only on a "trial basis." Beginning June 1 and running through the...

1 dead, 3 injured in fiery I-25 crash involving truck in northern Denver
1 dead, 3 injured in fiery I-25 crash involving truck in northern Denver

By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 6 hr ago

Interstate 25 in Denver is shut down after a semi-truck caught on fire Thursday morning, according to the Colorado Department of Transportation....

36-year-old cyclist died of apparent medical problem
36-year-old cyclist died of apparent medical problem

By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 7 hr ago

A man who apparently suffered a medical problem and died on Gold Camp Road Tuesday has been identified as 36-year-old Jacob Barr. The nature of the...

Clean-air advocate files intent to sue Colorado Springs officials for defamation
Clean-air advocate files intent to sue Colorado Springs officials for defamation

By: Lance Benzel - 0 10 hr ago

A Monument clean air advocate is threatening to sue Colorado Springs officials and representatives of the city's publicly owned utility claiming they...

There may be smoke in Colorado Springs during fire district's live burn training
There may be smoke in Colorado Springs during fire district's live burn training

By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 12 hr ago

There may be smoke visible in Colorado Springs Thursday morning while the Wescott Fire Protection District conducts live burn training at the former...

Traffic crash causing delay on I-25
Traffic crash causing delay on I-25

By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 12 hr ago

A crash has one lane blocked on northbound Interstate 25, just south of Cimarron Street. Authorities are reporting traffic is backed up to the Martin...

Company to shut down well linked to fatal Colorado explosion
Company to shut down well linked to fatal Colorado explosion

By: - 0 12 hr ago

FIRESTONE — The company that owns a gas well linked to a fatal home explosion in Colorado says it will permanently shut down that well and two others...

Colorado schools to participate in spaceport rocket launch
Colorado schools to participate in spaceport rocket launch

By: - 0 12 hr ago

UPHAM, N.M. — More than a dozen payloads from public schools and other educational organizations around Colorado will be aboard one of the rockets to...

Chance of showers, thunderstorms in Colorado Springs through Memorial Day weekend
Chance of showers, thunderstorms in Colorado Springs through Memorial Day weekend

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 13 hr ago

Slight chances of showers and thunderstorms are coming to Colorado Springs through the weekend, meteorologists say. While Thursday will remain warm,...

Police: Colorado Springs man restrained by family after pulling knife on girlfriend
Police: Colorado Springs man restrained by family after pulling knife on girlfriend

By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 13 hr ago

A man had to be held down by family members Wednesday night after pulling a knife on his girlfriend. Paul Ramirez was reportedly fighting with his...

Man accused of hurling table at woman at Monument brewery arrested
Man accused of hurling table at woman at Monument brewery arrested

By: Chhun Sun - 0 14 hr ago

A man accused of throwing a table at a woman during an argument at a brewery in Monument and hitting her in the face then striking her and taking her...

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