• Colorado Springs teen arrested, violent threats toward school alleged

    By LIZ FORSTER liz.forster@gazette.com -
    Updated: 2 hr ago

    A 17-year-old Colorado Springs student was arrested Thursday after making violent threats toward his School of Excellence run by the Pikes Peak Board of Cooperative Educational Services. The student, who wasn't identified because of his age, said he was "suicidal, homicidal and...

  • Man arrested in single-vehicle crash in east Colorado Springs

    liz forster liz.forster@gazette.com -
    Updated: 2 hr ago

    A man was arrested on suspicion of DUI after crashing his car into a light pole in east Colorado Springs. Daniel Shoemaker was making a left turn from westbound Pikes Peak Avenue onto southbound Academy boulevard at 8:40 p.m. Thursday night when he hit the southwest curb and hit the...

  • Colorado medical marijuana advocate faces drug charge in Oklahoma

    The Associated Press
    Updated: 6 hr ago

    MCALESTER, Okla. — A medical marijuana advocate from Colorado is facing a felony drug charge after an Oklahoma traffic stop. The McAlester News-Capital reports Regina Nelson of Boulder faces one count of marijuana possession with intent to distribute. Nelson's adult son and a...

  • Sheriff's Office identifies man killed in Penrose

    By Ellie Mulder ellie.mulder@gazette.com -
    Updated: 17 hr ago

    A man found dead Tuesday in Penrose has been identified as John Allen Alderman, 57, the Fremont County Sheriff's Office said Thursday. Alderman's death is being investigated as a homicide. He was a resident of Fremont County. No arrests have been announced. Anyone with...

  • Grand jury indicts Missouri governor who admitted affair

    JIM SALTER, Associated Press
    Updated: 19 hr ago

    ST. LOUIS — A St. Louis grand jury on Thursday indicted Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens on a felony invasion of privacy charge for allegedly taking a compromising photo of a woman with whom he had an affair in 2015. The Republican governor responded that he made a mistake but committed no...

  • Two Peyton High School students arrested after classmate reports threats

    liz forster and Ellie Mulder The Gazette -
    Updated: 21 hr ago

    Two Peyton High School students were arrested Thursday on suspicion of making threats against another student. Peyton School District 23 Superintendent Tim Kistler said a student reported being verbally threatened by two other students. An investigation overnight Wednesday by the El...

  • Couple charged with keeping four adopted children locked in the dark without food or toilets

    Kristine Phillips and Marwa Eltagouri, The Washington Post
    Yesterday

    A boy who asked to use the phone at a Family Dollar in Tucson led sheriff’s deputies to the home where he and his siblings were often locked in their rooms without food, water, lights or bathrooms, authorities said. On Saturday, the boy asked a clerk at the bargain store to use the...

  • Former Pueblo DA investigator arrested, facing nearly 2 dozen charges

    KKTV
    Yesterday

    According to court records, a former deputy chief investigator for the 10th Judicial District Attorney's Office has been charged with nearly two dozen crimes ranging from racketeering to misuse of official information. Charles Widup was arrested on Jan. 29 and released on a $50,000...

  • Man stabbed after argument at west Colorado Springs car wash

    By Abigail Censky The Gazette -
    Yesterday

    A 27-year-old man was stabbed Wednesday afternoon at a west Colorado Springs car wash, police said. Two men argued about 2:25 p.m. near the car wash at 1388 S. 21st St., and one pulled out a box cutter and stabbed the victim in the stomach, police said. The victim, whose name has...

  • Much-touted MS-13 sweep keeps even most basic details secret

    TOM HAYS and COLLEEN LONG , Associated Press
    Updated: Wed, Feb 21, 2018

    NEW YORK — It was a tally so impressive that President Donald Trump touted it at his State of the Union address: Since May, agents cracking down on the violent gangs terrorizing the working-class suburbs of Long Island had swept up 428 gang suspects, including 220 members of the...

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