• Mugshot Monday: Most wanted in Colorado Springs area

    The Gazette -
    Updated: 13 hr ago

    Wanted Pikes Peak Area Crime Stoppers is asking for the public's help finding the following people for whom felony arrest warrants have been issued. Montrale Da Vaughn Driver, 33, is described as a 180-pound man, 5 feet 5 inches tall, with black hair and brown eyes. Driver is being...

  • Firefighters find illegal marijuana grow while fighting Carson Midway fire

    The Gazette
    Updated: 5 hr ago

    Firefighters working the Carson Midway Fire discovered an illegal marijuana grow Saturday,  according to the El Paso County Sheriff's Office.  A search warrant was obtained and executed by authorities, who seized more than 100 plants, many of which were near the harvesting...

  • Another explosion injures 2 in Austin; cause unclear

    Associated Press
    Updated: 6 hr ago

    Authorities in Austin, Texas are investigating what appears to be the fourth explosion this month.  The most recent explosion was reported Sunday night, hours after police announced that a reward leading an arrest in the earlier explosions had been raised from $50,000 to...

  • Police in Colorado find pipe bombs in stolen vehicle at Wal-Mart parking lot

    Associated Press
    Updated: 6 hr ago

    DENVER— Broomfield police say they have arrested three people after finding a pipe bomb inside a stolen vehicle in a parking lot. Authorities say officers patrolling a Walmart parking lot north of Denver early Sunday spotted the vehicle that had been reported stolen from Thornton....

  • Police: Fired construction worker attacks former boss at Colorado Springs motel

    By chhun sun chhun.sun@gazette.com -
    Updated: 11 hr ago

    A recently fired construction worker was apparently motivated by revenge when he attacked his former boss Saturday night at a Colorado Springs motel, police said. But Rutbel Romero-Soto, 30, left the fight with a cut to his back after workers at the Best Inn, 3920 N. Nevada Ave.,...

  • Letters reveal convoluted personal history between killer and investigator

    BY Kaitlin Durbin kaitlin.durbin@gazette.com -
    Updated: 15 hr ago

    Convicted double murderer Jacob Ind and the woman who was once his most fiercely loyal supporter - she wrote a book about his case - have begun furious attempts to discredit each other in advance of his long-sought retrial in the 1992 killing of his parents. At stake in their feud is...

  • Some wanted Florida school shooting suspect committed in 2016

    CURT ANDERSON, Associated Press
    Updated: 15 hr ago

    MIAMI — Officials were so concerned about the mental stability of the student accused of last month's Florida school massacre that they decided he should be forcibly committed. But the recommendation was never acted upon. A commitment under the law would have made it more difficult...

  • Man shot in southeast Colorado Springs

    Liz Forster
    Updated: Sat, Mar 17, 2018

    One person was shot and rushed to the hospital Friday night in southeast Colorado Springs. The shooting happened just after 10:30 in the 1800 block of Capulin Drive, the neighborhood is just southeast of S. Circle and Highway 24. The victim's condition wasn't immediately available.

  • Man stabbed while trying to defend a friend in downtown Colorado Springs

    liz forster liz.forster@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sat, Mar 17, 2018

    A man was stabbed while trying to defend his friend early Saturday in downtown Colorado Springs. About 2:30 a.m., a man tried to stab his female neighbor in the 400 block of East Cucharras Street over an alleged theft, Colorado Springs police reports said. The woman's friend...

  • Police report three robberies in northeast Colorado Springs early Saturday

    liz forster liz.forster@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sat, Mar 17, 2018

    Three businesses within a 6-mile radius in northeast Colorado Springs were targeted by robbers early Saturday, though only one of the three robbery attempts was successful. The series of thefts began at 1:32 a.m. at the Days Inn at 8350 Razorback Road. Colorado Springs police said a...

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