Ellie Mulder

Intern

Ellie is a news reporter with a focus on public safety coverage. After interning at The Gazette in 2015, she became a full-time reporter in 2016.
  • El Paso County sheriff's K-9 laid to rest with honors

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    Deputy Patrick Younkin spent his first day with Blitz scrubbing pink polish off the dog's toenails. The German shepherd, then just more than a year old, had been given a pedicure by other members of the El Paso County Sheriff's Office's K-9 Unit. Younkin spoke fondly of the prank...

  • Woman pleads guilty, faces probation in kidnapping linked to slaying of Coronado High teens

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    A 20-year-old woman charged in the slayings of two Coronado High School teens faces probation after accepting a plea deal Monday, Fourth Judicial District Attorney's Office spokeswoman Lee Richards said. Breeana Eloise Dahlberg pleaded guilty to false imprisonment using force for at...

  • Heat continues the next few days around Colorado Springs

    Yesterday

    Temperatures are expected to stay high through the end of the work week in Colorado Springs alongside slight storm chances, meteorologists say. "Wednesday will offer morning sunshine with a few afternoon and evening storms," Gazette news partner KKTV reported. "We may see fewer...

  • Heavy rain closes part of Mark Dabling Boulevard

    Yesterday

    Part of Mark Dabling Boulevard has been closed indefinitely since it buckled under heavy rain Tuesday night between South Rockrimmon Boulevard and West Garden of the Gods Road. The closure took effect about 8:40 p.m. The road was under construction when the rain hit, and the result...

  • Nearly 50 child sexual predators arrested in Colorado during Operation Broken Heart

    Yesterday

    Dozens of child sexual predators were arrested in Colorado during Operation Broken Heart, a two-month intensive investigation period nationwide. During April and May, Internet Crimes Against Children task forces investigated more than 69,000 cases and arrested 1,012 suspected child...

  • Colorado Springs police nab white supremacist suspect wanted in California

    Updated: Tue, Jul 18, 2017

    A 34-year-old white supremacist was arrested Friday on suspicion of putting an anti-Israel sticker on the door of a Colorado Springs synagogue in June, the Anti-Defamation League said in a news release. William Scott Planer faces misdemeanor charges for placing the "FIGHT TERROR,...

  • Flash flood warning issued in El Paso County

    Updated: Tue, Jul 18, 2017

    A flash flood warning is in place until 7 p.m. in central El Paso County, the National Weather Service in Pueblo reported. That means "flooding is imminent or occurring," the weather service says. "If you are in the warned area, move to higher ground immediately. Residents living...

  • Stolen guns recovered during arrest of man in Colorado Springs burglary

    Updated: Tue, Jul 18, 2017

    A man who was allegedly stole several guns during a Colorado Springs burglary was arrested Wednesday, police said. Herbert Ross Vaughn was arrested in the same storage facility where the burglary happened - Trojan Storage at 4915 Galley Road - nearly two months after his alleged May...

  • Colorado Springs toddler called 'the devil' by adult cousin who allegedly threw him into oncoming traffic

    Updated: Tue, Jul 18, 2017

    Bryant Jerel Hickcox allegedly called his 2-year-old cousin "the devil" after throwing him into oncoming heavy traffic about 9 p.m. Friday in southeast Colorado Springs, his arrest documents show. The 30-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of attempted first-degree murder and...

  • Forecast: Above-average heat, spotty storms in Colorado Springs

    Updated: Tue, Jul 18, 2017

    Expect a warmer week with slight chances of storms in Colorado Springs. The storms "will be very spotty along the I-25 corridor," with better chances on higher terrain, Gazette news partner KKTV reported. "Instead, the heat really cranks up with highs in the 90s to 100!" The...

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