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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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Two drivers arrested for vehicular homicide in alleged Colorado Springs street racing crash
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Two drivers have been arrested on suspicion of vehicular homicide in connection to a street racing crash in Colorado Springs, police said. The crash happened at about 6:25 a.m. Monday at the intersection of South Nevada Avenue and East Cimarron Street, according to a news release. Norman G. Giddings, 64, of Fountain, died at the […]

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Crash closes U.S. 24 northeast of Colorado Springs
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A crash on U.S. 24 northeast of Colorado Springs has closed the highway in both directions, according to the Colorado Department of Transportation. Related Articles West 72nd Avenue in Arvada to close for 3 months west of Indiana Street Florence death toll swells to 16 as rivers rise Colorado wildfire update: Red flag issued for […]

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Man arrested in connection with January slaying outside liquor store in Colorado Springs
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Police arrested a man in Castle Rock on Friday night in connection with a January killing outside a Colorado Springs liquor store, authorities said. Charles Valentino Lobato, 31, was arrested for first-degree murder in the fatal shooting of Shawnee Tapia, police said. Officers nearly apprehended Lobato back in April, but he fired at them before […]

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Colorado Springs man drew gun on Douglas County deputies before they killed him, body cam footage shows
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A 61-year-old man pulled a handgun on Douglas County sheriff deputies during a traffic stop before the deputies shot and killed him last month, body camera footage released Monday shows. Paul Askins of Colorado Springs was wanted on two warrants out of El Paso County on suspicion of second-degree burglary and failure to appear in […]

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