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Colorado Springs police arrest four suspects, including one displaying gun
Colorado Springs police arrest four suspects, including one displaying gun

By: Haley Candelario - 0 22 hr ago

Colorado Springs police arrested four suspects who refused to follow verbal commands and acted aggressively, including one suspect who displayed a gun....

Man caught on camera stealing package off Colorado Springs doorstep
Man caught on camera stealing package off Colorado Springs doorstep

By: - 0 22 hr ago

A family in Colorado Springs hopes someone will recognize the porch pirate they caught on camera and call police. The family tells 11 News a man in a...

1 dead, 22 injured in New Jersey arts festival shooting
1 dead, 22 injured in New Jersey arts festival shooting

By: - 0 23 hr ago

TRENTON, N.J. — An all-night arts and music festival turned deadly Sunday morning when gunfire erupted in a crowd, sending people stampeding and...

Hit-and-run crash involving a pedestrian in Fremont County
Hit-and-run crash involving a pedestrian in Fremont County

By: - 0 Sat, Jun 16, 2018

FREMONT COUNTY - A driver left the scene after hitting a pedestrian in Fremont County on Friday. The Fremont County Sheriff's Office was called to...

Colorado Springs real estate agent arrested in raid on suspected illegal marijuana grow
Colorado Springs real estate agent arrested in raid on suspected illegal marijuana grow

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 Sat, Jun 16, 2018

A 52-year-old Ukrainian woman who sells real estate in the Pikes Peak region was arrested Thursday in a raid on a suspected illegal marijuana grow in...

Colorado Springs man arrested in sexual assaults claimed to be therapist
Colorado Springs man arrested in sexual assaults claimed to be therapist

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 Fri, Jun 15, 2018

A 31-year-old man accused of sexually assault on at least two teenagers claimed to be a therapist or counselor to gain their and their families' trust,...

Boy tells police that driver shot family in road rage run-in; suspect has possible ties to Colorado Springs
Boy tells police that driver shot family in road rage run-in; suspect has possible ties to Colorado Springs

By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 Fri, Jun 15, 2018

A 12-year-old boy told police he saw a driver open fire on his family during a road rage confrontation in Colorado, killing his older brother and...

Man suspected of firing shots in apartment complex arrested in home
Man suspected of firing shots in apartment complex arrested in home

By: Tatiana Parafiniuk-Talesnick - 0 Fri, Jun 15, 2018

Colorado Springs Police arrested a man in his home Thursday for allegedly firing several shots in the 700 block of Johanne Place earlier that night....

2 Kansas deputies shot near courthouse
2 Kansas deputies shot near courthouse

By: - 0 Fri, Jun 15, 2018

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Two law enforcement officers were shot near the Wyandotte County Courthouse, according to Kansas City, Kan., police. The victims...

Colorado Springs police arrest 15 suspected online child sex offenders during 3-month operation
Colorado Springs police arrest 15 suspected online child sex offenders during 3-month operation

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 Fri, Jun 15, 2018

Colorado Springs police arrested 15 suspected online child sex offenders during the three-month, nationwide Operation Broken Heart conducted by...

Man assaults Colorado Springs police officer after crashing into ditch
Man assaults Colorado Springs police officer after crashing into ditch

By: Haley Candelario - 0 Fri, Jun 15, 2018

Colorado Springs police arrested a man who assaulted an officer and broke the windshield of a police cruiser with a punch Wednesday evening. Police...

El Paso County jail deputy's food deliveries concealed drugs, according to affidavit
El Paso County jail deputy's food deliveries concealed drugs, according to affidavit

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 Fri, Jun 15, 2018

An El Paso County sheriff's deputy allegedly was helping inmates sneak illegal narcotics into the county jail and raking in $1,500 per transaction, his...

2 adults, 2 kids shot in suburban Denver parking lot
2 adults, 2 kids shot in suburban Denver parking lot

By: - 0 Thu, Jun 14, 2018

WESTMINSTER — A person of interest is in custody following the Thursday shooting of two adults and two children in a parking lot in suburban Denver,...

Man robs Colorado Springs pharmacy
Man robs Colorado Springs pharmacy

By: Haley Candelario - 0 Thu, Jun 14, 2018

A male robber demanded narcotics from an employee at a pharmacy near Rockrimmon Open Space, Colorado Springs police said. The robber left the...

Colorado Springs man claims he shot himself while trying to shoot raccoon
Colorado Springs man claims he shot himself while trying to shoot raccoon

By: Chhun Sun - 0 Thu, Jun 14, 2018

A Colorado Springs man told police he was aiming at a raccoon on a utility pole early Wednesday when he accidentally shot himself in the leg with a...

Denver officer shot in leg while responding to robbery; suspect in
Denver officer shot in leg while responding to robbery; suspect in "grave condition"

By: - 0 Thu, Jun 14, 2018

DENVER — A police officer who was shot in the leg while responding to a report of a robbery at a convenience store near downtown Denver has been...

Fleeing domestic violence suspect arrested after Colorado Springs city bus sideswiped
Fleeing domestic violence suspect arrested after Colorado Springs city bus sideswiped

By: Tatiana Parafiniuk-Talesnick - 0 Wed, Jun 13, 2018

A domestic violence suspect was arrested after allegedly sideswiping a city bus Tuesday while trying to flee pursuing officers, Colorado Springs police...

El Paso County sheriff's deputy suspected of felony drug crimes
El Paso County sheriff's deputy suspected of felony drug crimes

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 Tue, Jun 12, 2018

A five-year El Paso County sheriff's deputy was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of introducing contraband in the first degree and unlawful possession of...

Colorado Springs police arrest most DUI suspects in state during Memorial Day weekend
Colorado Springs police arrest most DUI suspects in state during Memorial Day weekend

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 Tue, Jun 12, 2018

Colorado Springs police made the most drunken-driving arrests statewide during a Memorial Day weekend increased enforcement period, the Colorado...

FBI agent who dropped gun while dancing at Denver bar charged with assault
FBI agent who dropped gun while dancing at Denver bar charged with assault

By: - 0 Tue, Jun 12, 2018

DENVER — An off-duty FBI agent who investigators say accidentally fired a weapon that fell while he was dancing at a Denver bar, wounding another...

West side resident attacked after burglary, Colorado Springs police say
West side resident attacked after burglary, Colorado Springs police say

By: Haley Candelario - 0 Mon, Jun 11, 2018

A man broke into a house on Colorado Springs' west side, brandished a knife and attacked a resident about 2:40 a.m. Monday, police said. The man...

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

By: - 0 Mon, Jun 11, 2018

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

Fire south of Colorado Springs prompts overnight scare before it's doused

By: Haley Candelario - 0 Mon, Jun 11, 2018

A small grass fire about seven miles south of Pikes Peak International Raceway led to evacuations of several homes at Indian Village Heights, Gazette...

Three stabbed in apparent road rage attack in southeast Colorado Springs
Three stabbed in apparent road rage attack in southeast Colorado Springs

By: - 0 Sun, Jun 10, 2018

Three people were stabbed overnight Sunday following an apparent road rage incident in southeast Colorado Springs, police said. Officers found a man...

Colorado gets 12 years in prison for $328K in tax fraud
Colorado gets 12 years in prison for $328K in tax fraud

By: - 0 Sun, Jun 10, 2018

DENVER — A Colorado man who masterminded a scheme that fraudulently sought nearly $2.2 million in federal tax refunds has been sentenced to 12 years in...

Woman dead, man arrested after Colorado hijacking, crashes
Woman dead, man arrested after Colorado hijacking, crashes

By: - 0 Sat, Jun 9, 2018

WESTMINSTER, Colo.— A fiery crash has killed a woman in suburban Denver, and police say a man believed to be the driver was arrested after hijacking...

Break-in reported at north Colorado Springs Ace Hardware
Break-in reported at north Colorado Springs Ace Hardware

By: Liz Forster - 0 Sat, Jun 9, 2018

A thief broke into and stole items from an Ace Hardware in north Colorado Springs early Saturday. The burglary at 4201 Centennial Blvd. was reported...

Man accused of murdering young siblings will get second psychiatric evaluation
Man accused of murdering young siblings will get second psychiatric evaluation

By: Jakob Rodgers - 0 Sat, Jun 9, 2018

Malik Murphy's public defenders requested a second opinion Friday after a state psychologist said the 20-year-old appears mentally fit to stand trial...

Parents of Denver Uber driver accused of killing passenger say it was self defense
Parents of Denver Uber driver accused of killing passenger say it was self defense

By: - 0 Sat, Jun 9, 2018

The parents of the Uber driver who has been charged with first-degree murder for the shooting death of his passenger say he wouldn’t hurt anyone unless...

Fremont County sheriff's deputy arrested, facing felony charges
Fremont County sheriff's deputy arrested, facing felony charges

By: - 0 Sat, Jun 9, 2018

A Fremont County sheriff's deputy is facing several felony and misdemeanor charges after an investigation by the Pueblo County Sheriff's Office....

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