It was a disturbing new way of committing a common crime; the suspect allegedly doused his victims in lighter fluid and threatened to set them on fire if they didn't open the cash registers.
That suspect, 51 year-old Dwight Davis, was arrested last month on a slew of burglary... more »
Hon. Gilbert Martinez has been appointed to serve as the new chief judge in the 4th Judicial District, which includes El Paso and Teller counties.
The appointment was made by Colorado Supreme Court Chief Justice Michael L. Bender.
Judge Martinez will replace the Hon. Kirk S. Samelson, who... more »
A local group studying arrest records in El Paso County saw that military arrests - veteran and active duty - make up 13 to 14 percent of the total population at the Criminal Justice Center on average. The numbers that they're seeing with the older vets are shocking them.
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For years as people were checked into El Paso County's Criminal Justice Center after committing a crime they were asked if they were active duty military. For the last couple of years, they've also been asked whether or not they're a veteran. That was put in place by the Veteran... more »
Prosecutors filed 111 additional felony charges today against a former Colorado Springs police officer accusing him of sexually assaulting at least 22 children. Joshua Carrier, a former school resource officer at Mann Middle School, now faces a total of 189 felony counts.
He was arrested May 11 on child... more »
We've seen a lot come and go, and more trips are planned for Fort Carson soldiers this year.
"We have a lot of soldiers, sailors and airmen who have gone into harms way for their country, and they've suffered injury, says Judge Ronald Crowder, 4th Judicial District.
"We... more »