May 9, 2013 11:17 PM
A troubling arrest in Virginia is pushing a decade old Air Force Academy sex scandal back into the headlines.
An Air Force officer who ran the branch's sexual assault prevention unit is now charged with sexual assault.
Following the 2003 nationwide scandal, the Department of Defense put mandatory... more »
November 14, 2012 5:01 PM
Colorado State Troopers and law enforcement officers across the state arrested 564 on charges of drinking and driving during the week of Halloween.
The data compiled by the Colorado Department of Transportation show Denver lead the state with 72 arrests, Colorado Springs had the second most with 46.
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August 6, 2012 1:51 AM
BEIJING (AP) - China's Ministry of Public Security says it has detained nearly 2,000 people in a nationwide crackdown on counterfeit drugs, including some to treat cancer. It said in a statement on its website Sunday that it also seized about $180 million worth of fake medicine and false trademark... more »
July 24, 2012 5:54 AM
Police across the country have arrested at least three people accused of making threats during or after watching the new Batman movie days after a fatal theater shooting in Colorado. In Maine, state police pulled over a man who said he was on his way to shoot a former employer... more »
February 14, 2012 5:46 AM
DENVER (AP) - Colorado officials say preliminary reports show drunken-driving arrests over Super Bowl weekend were down for the second year in a row.
Preliminary reports also show there were no alcohol-related fatalities in the state from Feb. 3 to Feb. 6. The Colorado Department of Transportation and the... more »
January 19, 2012 11:31 AM
Three suspects, accused of stealing copper wire from area utility poles in Colorado Springs, are under arrest.
The Colorado Springs Police Department IMPACT Team executed 7 search warrants on 3 properties and 4 vehicles after a six-month investigation. Additional arrests are anticipated.
The suspects are believed to have... more »
November 10, 2011 2:59 PM
State and local law enforcement agencies arrested 447 drunk drivers during the Halloween weekend as part of the Halloween Heat is On campaign. Preliminary data released by the Colorado State Patrol show the highest number of arrests were in Denver, with 58.
Colorado Springs had the second highest number... more »
November 7, 2011 9:28 PM
It's a growing battle, between who is and who is not a part of Occupy Colorado Springs. On Saturday, two people were arrested after refusing to take down their tents in Acacia Park. The incident sparked internal controversy.
"I don't think that's for one person to define who is... more »
October 15, 2011 12:59 PM
Colorado Springs Police have made arrests in connection to a possible home invasion on the 2500 block of Verde Drive early Saturday morning. As officers were responding to the intial call they were advised that the suspects were two males and two females kicked in the front door of an... more »
October 13, 2011 7:55 PM
Two men have been arrested in the sexual assault and kidnapping of a student in Walsenburg.
The student was assaulted and taken Tuesday afternoon from Peakview Elementary and taken to a nearby football field.
The students says she was assaulted in both locations. Anyone with information should call... more »
October 13, 2011 1:43 PM
DENVER (AP) - The American Civil Liberties Union and the city of Denver of have settled a lawsuit filed after the largest mass arrest during the 2008 Democratic National Convention.
Senior U.S. District Judge Richard Matsch on Wednesday approved an agreement that ends a lawsuit brought by people who... more »
June 12, 2011 7:30 PM
Two felony arrests in the last month of Colorado Springs police officers have been a black eye for the department.
"There's probably not a group of people more disappointed about this, outside of any victims, than the police department itself," says Sgt. Steve Noblitt.
However, Officers Carrier and... more »
June 4, 2011 2:09 PM
FORT MORGAN, Colo. (AP) - Immigrant advocates and lawyers were meeting Saturday with people affected by recent immigration raids at a dairy in Fort Morgan.
The community forum was held three days after 11 people were arrested on allegations of falsifying documents to work in the U.S. The people... more »
May 14, 2011 1:52 PM
Late Saturday night around 10:30 P.M., officers from the Stetson Hills Division of the Colorado Springs Police Department were dispatched to a reported burglary in progress on the city's Northeast side. When officers arrived they were given a description of suspects and a vehicle they were seen in.
Shortly... more »
May 1, 2011 12:26 PM
Three men have been arrested following what has been described by police as a smash and grab burglary at a Conoco convenience store located at 4310 E. Fountain Blvd. Colorado Springs police were dispatched to the scene by an alarm company that monitors the store and when officers arrived they... more »
April 17, 2011 11:10 AM
Colorado Springs Police Department, Metro Vice and Narcotics Unit spokespersons have released a statement detailing a month long investigation. On Friday April 15th, VNI detectives concluded their investigation with a drug buy sting and search warrants that led to the arrest of three suspects involved in distribution of Crack Cocaine... more »
April 10, 2011 10:27 AM
Colorado Springs Police Department tells News First 5 that a party turned bad early Sunday morning, when a fight broke out then shots were fired. When officers arrived at 215 Milton Dr, they found one victim who had been shot in the chest with what appeared to be "Bird shot"... more »
January 7, 2011 7:38 PM
Between November 23rd and Jan 3rd, law enforcement agencies all across Colorado conducted arrests of 1,556 people for driving impaired. During the same period 41 people were killed on Colorado roadways with 14 0f those fatal accidents being linked to alcohol.
The report states that alcohol related fatalities are... more »
December 19, 2010 4:03 PM
Following an anonymous tip that came into police concerning a stolen vehicle from Colorado Springs, a sergeant with the Pueblo County Sheriff's Office Narcotics Unit was directed to the exact location where the vehicle could be found.
Pueblo County Sheriff's Deputies with the help of Pueblo Police Officers located... more »
November 26, 2010 5:09 PM
An alert Colorado Springs Police Officer nabs a car thief early this morning near Memorial Hospital. Colorado Springs Police dispatch center aired a bulletin stating the victim of a motor vehicle theft was following his stolen vehicle in the area of Galley Rd and N Academy Blvd. Police Dispatch later... more »
November 20, 2010 12:30 PM
Colorado Springs Police have made breaks in a case regarding a number of copper thefts which have occurred all over the city. Following an extensive investigation with numerous suspects being identified Colorado Springs Police Detectives set up a surveillance operation in hopes of catching the suspects red handed. During operations,... more »
October 5, 2010 6:07 PM
Colorado Springs Police say they have made two arrests in a shooting death in front of a Walmart last month.
19 year old Frank Miller, a soldier from Fort Carson, has been arrested on charges of first degree murder.
17-year of Jordan Ellis of Colorado Springs was also... more »
September 30, 2010 9:38 AM
Colorado will begin collecting DNA from those arrested for felonies beginning Friday under a law that is expected to be challenged by the American Civil Liberties Union.
DNA from those arrested for felonies will be collected through a cheek swab and sent to the Colorado Bureau of Investigation for... more »
September 13, 2010 7:25 PM
Preliminary data from the Colorado Department of Transportation shows a 5 percent decrease in the number of alcohol-related fatalities this year between Memorial Day and Labor Day weekends. CDOT reports 47 people were killed this summer in alcohol-related crashes, compared to 55 last summer. DUI arrests were also down 12... more »
September 2, 2010 7:44 PM
HONOLULU (AP) - Federal authorities are accusing six people of luring 400 laborers from Thailand to the United States and forcing them to work in what the FBI calls the largest human-trafficking case ever charged in U.S. history.
The indictment unsealed Thursday charges six people in a scheme involving... more »
August 23, 2010 9:09 AM
Fort Collins police say a crowd of about 400 threw bottles at officers, damaged cars and set trash cans on fire after a festival in Old Town.
Authorities say two people were thrown through a window and were taken to a hospital early Sunday, but their conditions and the... more »
May 14, 2010 12:55 PM
A senior U.S. military official says Pakistan now has at least two men in custody on suspicion of helping to finance the Times Square bombing attempt.
The investigation into the May 1 attempt has widened as authorities in the U.S. and Pakistan follow the money trail. The official spoke... more »
May 14, 2010 8:38 AM
Four people are now being held in the investigation of the attempted bombing at New York's Times Square.
Three men believed to have given money to the suspect were arrested today, two in the Boston area and the third in Maine. Investigators say it's not yet clear whether the... more »
May 13, 2010 9:12 AM
The Colorado State Board of Education has rejected a requirement that school districts notify parents when when teachers or other employees are arrested or charged with certain offenses.
The board voted 4-3 against the rule Wednesday.
Board Chairman Bob Schaffer proposed the rule. He says parents have the... more »
May 11, 2010 6:39 PM
A Denver man who had gained some fame for his dancing skills on MTV was arrested over the weekend in Lamar.
The Lamar chief of police says Eppie DeLeon tried to arrange a meeting with a 15-year-old girl with the intent of trying to have sex with her.
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February 2, 2010 11:20 PM
The Little Market on Willamette Avenue in Colorado Springs hasn't had a robbery since, well, they can't remember.
"It's not something people come and tend to do here, so it was kind of surprising to even have it happen," says Kimberly Garcia, store manager.
But it did, on... more »
January 21, 2010 2:30 PM
Authorities in Park County have arrested a South Dakota woman who allegedly stabbed her father and shot her mother last month.
South Dakota's Pennington County Sheriff's Office says 22-year-old Casey Eleeson of Rapid City was arrested without incident about 11 p.m. Wednesday at a remote cabin in the Lake... more »
December 11, 2009 11:59 AM
Colorado Springs police didn't have to go far to arrested two men for alleged murder--they were already in jail on other charges.
Kyle Gray, 24, and Kandin Wilson, 28, are charged with First Degree Murder for Sept. 27 killing of Susana Pelayo Perez. She was shot while riding in... more »
September 9, 2009 4:27 PM
A hijacking in Mexico is apparently over. An airplane was briefly hijacked today as it landed in Mexico City after a flight from the resort of Cancun, but officials now say all passengers and crew have been released unharmed. Television images showed police leading at least five men from the... more »