We're learning more about an alleged sexual assault at a Colorado Springs massage parlour: police say a 24-year-old Denver woman booked a session at Springs Best Massage and claims she was sexually assaulted by her masseuse, Shannon Atkinson.
Thursday afternoon Colorado Springs police told News 5 about a dozen... more »
As many as a third of all teens have been the victim of some form of physical or emotional abuse and counselors at the domestic violence advocacy group TESSA say the abuse is happening at a very early age. Clinical and Advocacy Manager Charity Richardson says they are finding children... more »
The numbers speak for themselves. In 2010 Colorado Springs had 293 reported rapes. Combine that with other sex assaults and it's well over 300. That's nearly one every day. "We do typically seem to have more sexual assaults reported in our area as compared to other cities our size." explains... more »
A Colorado Springs man accused of killing his girlfriend's puppy in a fit of anger appeared in court Monday afternoon. 25 year old Christopher Blackstone has been charged with felony aggravated cruelty to animals, felony criminal mischief and harassment. His bond is set at $10,000
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Shannon suffered name calling, put downs, broken bones and internal injuries for 15 years. She is a survivor of domestic violence. She says at year 12, when her abuser was threatening her children, she decided to find help. She found TESSA , a non-profit group in Colorado Springs dedicated to... more »
A program designed to assist victims of domestic violence may be severely depleted depending on a controversial November vote. The program in question is the Domestic Violence Enhanced Response Team or DVERT. Voters in November could decide the future of the program and it some partners of DVERT worried. Many... more »