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1 month 2 weeks ago

Suspicious death victim suffered head trauma

PUEBLO - Preliminary autopsy results show the victim of a suspicious death from Sunday evening suffered head trauma before he died. However, Pueblo County Coroner Jim Kramer said he is still awaiting results of toxicology and other tests before he can officially determines the cause and manner of death of...

5 months 3 weeks ago

Mom pleads for help solving daughter's murder

COLORADO SPRINGS - The mother of a murdered college student hopes someone will come forward with information that could lead to the arrest of her daughter's killer. Police found the body of 20-year-old Angelina Sicola in her Stetson Hills apartment one year ago today. The Palmer Ridge High School graduate...

1 year 2 months ago

More problems for cruise ships

Consumer confidence in cruise ships has dropped 12% in the last year. Cruise ship fires, health threats, and power outages have grabbed headlines worldwide. Now, the issue of crime against passengers is drawing the attention of the Senate Commerce Committee. According to the committee's report, the number of...

1 year 3 months ago

How much does cyber crime cost?

Cyber criminals cost the U.S. economy roughly a hundred billion dollars a year and perhaps as many as half a million jobs. In a report from McAfee, analysts looked at a variety of malicious cyber activities, including loss of intellectual property and information, service disruptions, and security upgrades after...

1 year 4 months ago

Two jailed in Pueblo drive by shooting

PUEBLO - Pueblo police officers arrested two people on attempted murder charges following an early morning shooting outside of a bar on the south side of town. The incident happened sometime around 1:47 a.m. in the parking lot of the Sunset Plaza shopping center. Two men were reportedly arguing inside...

1 year 7 months ago

Trial set for man accused as accessory

COLORADO SPRINGS - A man accused of helping a teenage homicide suspect to evade capture will stand trial for his alleged role in the crime. Jerel Couch, 19, is charged with being an accessory to murder for letting homicide suspect Macyo January stay at his apartment. Fourth Judicial District...

1 year 10 months ago

Man critically wounded in stabbing downtown

COLORADO SPRINGS - A man was hospitalized in critical condition after being stabbed multiple times during a fight in Downtown Colorado Springs. It happened at around 5:48 p.m. along East Kiowa Street between Cascade and Tejon. Officers with the Colorado Springs Police Department Homicide/Assault team say the attacker left...

1 year 11 months ago

Park clean up could curb crime

Drivers in Pueblo now have a clear view of Mineral Palace Park as they travel along I-25. Workers from the Pueblo Parks and Recreation Department, the Colorado Department of Transportation and the Community Corrections Services cleared out all of the unsightly sucker tree growth from the fences that border park....

2 years 1 week ago

Police investigate peculiar stabbing

Colorado Springs Police officers are investigating a unusual stabbing incident that happened just before noon at the Park Meadows Apartments on Mount Werner Circle, near the intersection of Lake Avenue and Southgate Road. According to police department spokesperson Barbara Miller, a 911 call was made from the apartment at...

2 years 4 months ago

UPDATE: abuse suspect denies strangling charge

We're getting very different accounts of an alleged animal abuse case involving a Fort Carson Soldier. Animal welfare officers say 28 year-old Brian Jones admitted to strangled two dogs to relieve homicidal urges. However, he says it never happened. Specialist Jones was formally charged with one count of Cruelty...

2 years 4 months ago

Group home director formally charged

A group home director accused of sexually assaulting a 13 year old girl in his care formally heard the charges against him in court Wednesday. Michael Broadnax, 29, was arrested on Friday by investigators with the El Paso County Sheriff's Office on a charge of sexual assault on a...

2 years 4 months ago

Pueblo Police seek hold up man

Pueblo Police are looking for a suspect in a robbery at JR's County Store in the 500 block of E. Abriendo on May 20. The man demanded money, while holding his hand under his shirt as if he had a weapon. His face was covered with a white bandanna....

2 years 5 months ago

Three arrested for burglary

Pueblo Sheriff's Deputies arrested three people Saturday for a burglary in the 100 block of N. Bumgardner Road in Pueblo, and they may be linked to more unsolved burglaries in the area. The three are identified as Jozette Marrujo, 22, Derek Valdez, 24 and Kayla Saldana, 21. All three...

2 years 5 months ago

Internet crimes unit seaches home of Nuggets Birdman

LARKSPUR - Investigators with the Douglas County Sheriff's Office searched the home of Denver Nuggets player Chris "Birdman" Andersen Thursday and seized some of his is property. Sheriff's office spokeswoman Deborah Sherman said deputies with the Internet Crimes Against Children Unit have been looking into Andersen since receiving a...

2 years 6 months ago

Man returns to crime scene to fess up

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) - Police say a man walked up to officers investigating an attempted robbery and told them he was the culprit. Authorities say 32-year-old Joshua Denny Johnson surrendered to Fort Collins police at a Walgreens store on Wednesday. Police tell the Fort Collins Coloradoan a man with...

2 years 6 months ago

Crime, violence cost Honduras 10 percent of GDP

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) - A new World Bank report says crime and violence has cost Honduras the equivalent of 10 percent of the country's GDP annually. Honduras had the highest homicide rate in the world in 2010, with 6,200 killings, or 82.1 murders per 100,000 inhabitants. World Bank representative Giuseppe...

2 years 7 months ago

Black market thieves after detergent

Did you realize your detergent is one of the most popular black market commodities? Turns out crooks are looking to turn a quick profit by shoplifting and selling Tide laundry detergent. Thieves are being caught on surveillance cameras across the country and now that orang bottle is being...

2 years 7 months ago

Withholding wages could be a crime

DENVER (AP) - Withholding wages from an employee could become criminal in Colorado under a bill being debated at the state Legislature. A House committee will consider a "wage theft" bill Tuesday. The bill would make it illegal to withhold wages owed to workers. Employers would not be charged if...

2 years 8 months ago

Citizen's Academy offered in Pueblo

The Pueblo County Sheriff's Office will offer a Citizen's Academy for Pueblo County residents over a period of 11 weeks. Participants will gain instruction on the inner workings of law enforcement on subjects including Narcotics, Tactical Teams, Firearm Safety and Crime Scene Techniques. Classes run three hours each...

2 years 9 months ago

Robberies on the rise in Pueblo

There have been a dozen banks, convenience stores and fast food restaurants robbed in the city of Pueblo in the first two weeks of 2012. At this rate, the community will double the number of those crimes over 2010, the most recent year on record. Detective Glen Fillmore of...

2 years 9 months ago

Police bust sophisticated drug ring

A Colorado Springs couple is behind bars tonight. This after investigators found what basically amounts to an illegal drug store inside their apartment. Peter Mattaroo and Kristine Bauer are the two investigators believe ran the drug business inside their apartment on Lionstone Drive near Platte and Murray. Through various tips...

2 years 10 months ago

2011 homicides tie record high

In just about 11 months there have been 28 homicides in Colorado Springs. "That matches our highest homicide year, which was 2007." explains Colorado Springs Police Spokeswoman Barbara Miller. Why the number is so high, police may never find out. But what we found out when we looked at...

2 years 10 months ago

Suspect arrested in fatal Orchard Mesa shooting

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) - Authorities have arrested man suspected of shooting and killing a suspected robbery accomplice at an Orchard Mesa home. Mesa County sheriff's officials say they arrested 22-year-old Joshua Ringold early Sunday in Grand Junction. Ringold is being held on suspicion of first-degree murder, attempted first-degree murder,...

2 years 11 months ago

Police department urges vigilance during holidays

The Colorado Springs Police Department is urging residents to be vigilant this holiday season. The department's crime analysts consider the holidays a "time of opportunity" for criminals as they notice a distinct increase in vehicle burglaries. A department media advisory issued Tuesday morning encourages citizens to never leave valuable...

2 years 11 months ago

Authorities say Globetrotters trainer found shot

FREDERICKS, Colo. (AP) - Authorities say they are investigating the death of an athletic trainer for the Harlem Globetrotters after he was found shot in his Colorado home. Weld County sheriff spokeswoman Margie Martinez said Saturday that the girlfriend of 42-year-old Thomas Bashline's called deputies around 4:30 p.m. Friday, saying...

2 years 11 months ago

Police warn of Colorado credit card scam

LOVELAND, Colo. (AP) - Loveland police say they've received hundreds of calls from people who say their credit cards are being used fraudulently. Police say they've received 600 complaints from people recently who say their cards have been used across the country and in England, Canada and South Africa. KMGT-TV...

3 years 3 weeks ago

"Sexting" suspect waives appearance

A former Ellicott School Board member accused of "sexting" with a 14-year old boy waived her advisement of rights this afternoon. Stefanie Dickinson is charged with felony internet luring of a child. Investigators say she repeatedly sent sexually suggestive text messages to a friend of her son. Dickinson has...

3 years 1 month ago

Doughtery cases bound over for trial

Three Florida siblings who were captured in Colorado last month will be bound over for trial. Also according to testimony today, we've learned the fugitives planned to go to Mexico and were heavily armed. Dylan, Ryan and Lee Grace each face numerous charges in Huerfano County, including attempted murder...

3 years 1 month ago

Recycler's CEO, ex-VP indicted on fraud charges

DENVER (AP) - A federal grand jury in Denver has indicted an electronic-waste recycler accused of shipping thousands of computer and television monitors for disposal overseas, despite telling customers the monitors would be recycled in the U.S. Executive Recycling Inc. is based in Englewood, Colo., but has affiliated locations in...

3 years 1 month ago

Wal-Mart robbed

AURORA, Colo. (AP) - Police are searching for two men who reportedly waved guns, demanded money and fired a shot a security guard's vehicle during a robbery at an Aurora Wal-Mart store. KMGH-TV reports the robbery Friday night sent customers and cashiers scrambling for cover on the floor. Witnesses say...

3 years 2 months ago

Man stabbed with kitchen knife

Colorado Springs Police were called to the 400 block of Valley Hi Circle at the Marjorie Manor Apartments on the report of a disturbance at around 3:00 am Saturday. When officers arrived the found a male later identified as Akeem Thomas who had sustained an apparent stab wound. It was...

3 years 2 months ago

4 shot after George Clinton show in Ohio

CLEVELAND (AP) - Cleveland police say one of four people shot during a large fight after a concert featuring funk music artist George Clinton has died. Police spokesman Sgt. Sammy Morris says a 16-year-old shot in the head Saturday night near the outdoor festival died early Sunday at a hospital....

3 years 2 months ago

Update: Murder suspect standoff

Colorado Springs Police have confirmed to us that 24 year old Michael Arangio is still held up in an apartment near the intersection of Rockhurst and Collegiate. Just moments ago, police tear gassed the apartment but Arangio still has not surrendered yet. He has told police he will not...

3 years 2 months ago

Autozone shooter still at-large

The search continues for the man accused of killing one and injuring another at the Autozone near Palmer Park and Powers Blvd. Police have not yet released the name of the man killed in the parking lot. The other, Don Laroe, was shot inside the store. He is being...

3 years 3 months ago

Update: Hackamore shooting death

Residents of this quiet Colorado Springs neighborhood are in shock after a man was gunned down in front a home on the 4900 block of Hackamore Drive South. Karen Crockett lives next door to the home where the shooting happened. She says she and her husband woke up to...

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