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Man pleads not guilty to shooting Colorado Springs police officer
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Denver7 Karrar Noaman Al Khammasi COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — A man who came to the United States as an Iraqi refugee has pleaded not guilty to the attempted murder of a Colorado Springs police officer in August 2018. Karrar Noaman Al Khammasi entered his plea Friday, about a month after a judge ruled he was […]

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Judge sets trial for Colorado Springs man accused of killing 2 young siblings
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COLORADO SPRINGS — Colorado psychiatrists have determined a man accused of stabbing to death his two young siblings was “completely sane” at the time of the attacks. The Gazette reported Monday that a judge has scheduled 21-year-old Malik Murphy’s trial for Feb. 18. Murphy has pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity in the October […]

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2 dead in Colorado Springs shooting
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COLORADO SPRINGS — Authorities say two people have died in a shooting in Colorado Springs. KKTV-TV reports a police officer heard the gunshots just before 5 a.m. Saturday and found the two men who had been shot near the Jack Swigert Aerospace Academy. One was dead at the scene and the other died in a […]

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Two dead after shooting at Colorado Springs’ UC Health Memorial Hospital
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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Colorado Springs police say two people are dead after a weekend shooting at UC Health Memorial Hospital, but that no staff or members of the public were threatened. Police say officers found a deceased male and female while responding to a shooting call on Saturday. KKTV reports the deceased weren’t hospital […]

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Robbers hit several Colorado Springs businesses, police say
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COLORADO SPRINGS — Police say they believe the same group of people was responsible for seven overnight armed robberies that included three Colorado Springs convenience stores, a motel and a gas station. Police say the string of crimes began when a person was robbed at about 10 p.m. Saturday. The robbers then hit the first […]

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Neighbor turns self in after fatal Colorado Springs shooting recorded on cellphone
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COLORADO SPRINGS — Police on Friday arrested a man in a fatal shooting of his next door neighbor after the killing was recorded on the victim’s cellphone. James W. Hanlon, 53, is being held on suspicion of first-degree murder, according to Colorado Springs police. Hanlon turned himself in to authorities Friday in the Denver area. […]

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Colorado Springs teen arrested on suspicion of December mall shooting
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COLORADO SPRINGS — Colorado police have arrested a teenage boy accused of a December triple shooting at a shopping mall. The Colorado Springs Gazette reports that detectives arrested the teenager in Colorado Springs on suspicion of four felony counts of attempted first-degree murder and two counts of felony first-degree assault. His name and age have […]

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Colorado Springs police shoot armed man after responding to call of shots fired
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El Paso County Sheriff's Office Thomas McGeorge Colorado Spring police shot and injured an armed man  Wednesday evening after receiving a call of shots fired, according to the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office. The man, Thomas McGeorge, 32, was taken to the hospital for injuries that were not life-threatening, the sheriff’s office said in a news release. […]

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Gunman shoots, kills man outside Colorado Springs business
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Colorado Springs police are investigating a shooting that happened early Saturday morning in a parking lot outside a business as a homicide. The shooting happened at 1:18 a.m. on the 400 block of South Circle Drive, according to a news release by Lt. Howard Black, spokesman for the Colorado Springs Police Department. When police arrived […]

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Colorado Springs police shoot and kill man
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Colorado Springs police shot and killed a man early Saturday morning. The shooting happened at 340 Crestone Lane, according to a 5:17 a.m. Colorado Springs police tweet. “Investigation is in the preliminary stages,” according to an El Paso County Sheriff’s Office tweet. “There is no threat to the community.” EPSO lead agency investigating officer involved […]

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Southbound I-25 re-opened in Colorado Springs after roll-over crash
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The southbound lanes of Interstate 25 are open through Colorado Springs after being closed for more than two hours Sunday while authorities responded to a roll-over crash that seriously injured at least one person. The crash happened shortly after 5:30 p.m. Sunday near the exit for Uintah Street, according to @CSTMC, the south Front Range […]

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Dozens apply to be Colorado Springs’ next police chief
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COLORADO SPRINGS — More than 60 people have applied to become Colorado Springs’ police chief when Pete Carey retires on Feb. 1. The Colorado Springs Gazette reported Sunday the some of the applicants work for the police department now and others come from out of state. City spokeswoman Jamie Fabos declined to discuss details but […]

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Six alleged illegal retail pot shops busted in Colorado Springs; $1.375M seized, police say
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Business was booming at several Colorado Springs marijuana shops, despite local ordinances that prohibit the retail sale of marijuana and pot products. Following a lengthy investigation, multiple executed search warrants, an arrest and additional arrest warrants issued, police on Tuesday said cash seized from the alleged illegal businesses came out to about $1.375 million, with […]

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Teen allegedly sets fire in boys restroom at Colorado Springs high school; classes canceled
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A teenager was arrested Wednesday by Colorado Springs police for allegedly starting a fire in a restroom at Sand Creek High School. No one was injured in the incident, but Falcon School District 49 canceled classes at the school, according to police. Fire alarms at the school were triggered about 10:30 a.m., and Ryan Jacobsen, the school […]

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