• Two injured in drive-by shooting in southeast Colorado Springs

    The Gazette -
    Updated: 7 hr ago

    Two people suffered minor injuries in a drive-by shooting in southeast Colorado Springs early Sunday morning. Police responded to a report of a shooting around 3 a.m. near the intersection of Hancock Expressway and South Circle Drive. Three people were stopped in their car when a...

  • Police: Man arrested after shooting himself, another person in southeast Colorado Springs

    liz forster liz.forster@gazette.com -
    Updated: 16 hr ago

    Police arrested a man who shot another person and himself Saturday in southeast Colorado Springs. According to the online report, police received a report of a shooting near Saratoga Drive and Carmel Circle around 12:30 p.m. and that people had been seen running from the area. Soon...

  • Three car theft suspects arrested after brief standoff at Colorado Springs apartment

    liz forster liz.forster@gazette.com -
    Yesterday

    Three men were arrested Saturday morning in connection with a car theft east of downtown. Police were notified of a stolen car in front of an apartment complex in the 3000 block of Mallard Drive and that the thieves were inside one of the apartments. Officers later saw a man leaving...

  • Colorado teacher arrested, charged with attempted sexual exploitation of a child

    Oscar Contreras, The Denver Channel
    Yesterday

    DOUGLAS COUNTY, Colo. – A Douglas County School District teacher was arrested and charged with three counts of attempted sexual exploitation of a child Friday, according to Castle Rock police. Steve Jenkins was arrested and booked into the Douglas County Jail after school district...

  • One shot, one pepper-sprayed in reported carjacking near Fountain

    JOE PURTELL
    Yesterday

    One man was shot and another pepper sprayed during a reported carjacking near Fountain, El Paso County Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman Jacqueline Kirby said.

  • Suspected drunken driver causes power outage in southeast Colorado Springs

    liz forster liz.forster@gazette.com -
    Yesterday

    A suspected drunken driver caused a power outage and ignited a small grass fire after hitting a utility pole Friday night in southeast Colorado Springs. Police said the driver was traveling east on Hancock Expressway near Circle Drive about 11 p.m. when the car veered off the right...

  • Man charged with murder after 2 found dead inside southern Colorado house

    KKTV
    Yesterday

    One man is now in custody on charges of first-degree murder in Las Animas County. The sheriff's office confirmed Saturday afternoon that they were called to a house in Weston on Friday. The house is located in the 14200 block of Aspen Drive. After finding two people dead inside the...

  • Man allegedly stabs brother with steak knife in Colorado Springs home

    By Ellie Mulder ellie.mulder@gazette.com -
    Yesterday

    A Friday afternoon fight between two brothers who live with their mom near the Chapel Hills Mall escalated to violence when one man stabbed the other in the rib cage with a steak knife, Colorado Springs police said. Roy Kauhaahaa, 45, was arrested on suspicion of second-degree...

  • Man robs Colorado Springs Subway restaurant at gunpoint

    By Ellie Mulder ellie.mulder@gazette.com -
    Yesterday

    A man wearing a blue mask and dark sunglasses robbed a Subway restaurant at gunpoint Friday evening, Colorado Springs said. The robber walked into the restaurant at 3434 North Academy Boulevard about 7:15 p.m., brandished a firearm and demanded cash from the clerk, police said. He...

  • Suspect in Colorado Springs teen's killing surrenders in Pittsburgh

    liz forster liz.forster@gazette.com -
    Yesterday

    A man suspected of killing an 18-year-old man in October in a store parking lot east of downtown Colorado Springs was taken into custody this week in Pittsburgh. Donte Jose Mayo turned himself into law enforcement Tuesday. Colorado Springs police had issued a warrant for first-degree...

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