• Teenager found in park after hours, charges SUV at deputies

    Liz Forster
    Updated: 7 hr ago

    Officers from multiple law enforcement agencies have been in the Fox Run Park area for hours overnight. Patrol cars from the El Paso County Sheriff's Office, Monument and Palmer Lake police departments, and State Patrol have been cruising the Monument area as though looking for...

  • Precautionary lockdown lifted at Colorado Springs charter school

    Liz Forster

    Globe Charter School near Maizeland and Chelton in eastern Colorado Springs is on precautionary lockdown due to police activity, Gazette news partner KKTV said. Students are safe.

  • Body found on side of road on I-25 near Greenland being investigated as a homicide

    Liz Forster
    Updated: Wed, Oct 18, 2017

    Southbound traffic is snarled for miles as law enforcement investigate a body found on the side of the interstate. The Douglas County Sheriff's Office received a call just before 10:15 Saturday morning from a passerby who spotted the body by mile marker 165.5, just south of the...

  • Colorado Springs police dog getting donated vest

    By Ellie Mulder ellie.mulder@gazette.com -
    Updated: Mon, Oct 16, 2017

    A donated vest will protect Colorado Springs police K-9 Tank from stabbing or gunfire while he apprehends suspected criminals alongside Officer Tim Donovan. Tank, a 2-year-old Belgian malinois, joined the K-9 Unit and was assigned to Donovan in February. Tank will receive a...

  • Driver identified in fatal crash on Highway 115 south of Colorado Springs

    Ellie Mulder
    Updated: Sat, Oct 14, 2017

    A man who died in a head-on crash with a semi on  Colorado 115 has been identified as Daniel Canfield, 28, from El Paso, Texas, the Colorado State Patrol announced.

  • Texas police want to know why couple's SUV left after their toddler went missing at 3 a.m.

    Avi Selk and Marwa Eltagouri, The Washington Post
    Updated: Sat, Oct 14, 2017

    The disappearance of Sherin Mathews, 3, has sounded strange to some ever since it came to light a week ago. Wesley Mathews told police he'd sent his daughter - in her pajamas at 3 a.m. on October 7 - to stand alone beneath a tree across an alley from their home in Richardson, Texas....

  • Police: Motorcyclist injured in Colorado Springs crash was 'racing,' driving the wrong way in traffic

    By Ellie Mulder ellie.mulder@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sat, Oct 14, 2017

    A motorcyclist was severely injured in a crash while "racing" and driving the wrong way on the road Friday night in east Colorado Springs, police said. The motorcycle was traveling westbound in the eastbound lanes of Geiger Boulevard near Wooten Road when it collided with a vehicle...

  • Colorado Springs police find 21-year-old woman who went missing Monday

    By Ellie Mulder ellie.mulder@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Oct 13, 2017

    Colorado Springs police are searching for a 21-year-old Alabama woman who was last seen Monday on Gold Camp Road. Leanna Juliano was last seen about 11 a.m. at Gold Camp Road's pullout #4. "We're concerned about her well-being," said police Lt. Howard Black. She was visiting...

  • El Paso and Teller County students take on safe driving challenge

    liz forster liz.forster@gazette.com -
    Updated: Thu, Oct 12, 2017

    Five months after two high school seniors died in separate car crashes, student leaders from 29 high schools in El Paso and Teller counties are taking initiative to promote safe teen driving. "Teen car accident deaths happen unfortunately every year here in our area," said Maile...

  • State patrol seeks recruits, favors Colorado residents

    Kaitlin Durbin kaitlin.durbin@gazette.com -
    Updated: Thu, Oct 12, 2017

    The Colorado State Patrol is looking for recruits for its next academy class, and preference will be given to in-state residents. The patrol said Thursday that it is making it easier for Colorado applicants to stand out from the roughly 2,500 hopefuls who apply each year, about 20...

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