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10 months 4 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 3 months ago

Police seek incest suspect

COLORADO SPRINGS - Detectives with the Colorado Springs Police Department are asking the public for help in locating a man who is to be charged for incest and sexual assault on a child. An arrest warrant was issued for Clifford Wayne Chance, Sr., 58 on a charge of Sexual...

1 year 3 months ago

Spice dealer sought to trademark drugs

COLORADO SPRINGS - Undercover police officers and drug enforcement agents arrested a Colorado Springs businessman and three of his employees for selling the illegal synthetic cannabanoid "spice" openly from a store in the Mission Trace Shopping Center. Ryan Oligney, 28 and three of his employees at Spice of Life...

1 year 10 months ago

Accused officer will keep pension

COLORADO SPRINGS - A Colorado Springs police sergeant charged with filling out phony time sheets will get to keep his pension. The district attorney filed charges of theft and forgery against Sergeant James Butierres yesterday. Just before making a court appearance, Butierres filed his retirement paperwork. Dan Slack,...

1 year 10 months ago

CC to hold panel discussion on downtown homeless

COLORADO SPRINGS - The issue of panhandling in downtown Colorado Springs is back in the news because the panhandlers themselves are back. Following a failed attempt to completely ban soliciting downtown, Colorado College will host a series of Community Conversations to find better solutions to help the chronically homeless and...

2 years 2 weeks ago

Community policing program grows

COLORADO SPRINGS - In the mid-morning hours Monday, Vanessa Jones is driving her patrol car through the Garden of the Gods taking a careful look at all of the vehicles in the parking lot. "This in an area that we patrol quite frequently," Jones said. She is one...

2 years 3 months ago

Gift wrapped can of ribbons causes bomb scare

COLORADO SPRINGS - The bomb squad was called on Friday afternoon to investigate a suspicious package found outside of a Colorado Springs bank. The incident happened at around 12:30 p.m. at the Wells Fargo branch at Austin Bluffs Parkway and Academy Boulevard. Customer Joe Quintana spotted the red gift...

2 years 3 months ago

Springs police search for robbery suspect

COLORADO SPRINGS - Investigators with the Colorado Springs Police Department are asking for help identifying a man they believe robbed a pair of convenience stores last week. This photo was taken from a surveillance camera at the Circle K at 3805 Maizeland Road. The police believe the man forced...

2 years 4 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...

2 years 4 months ago

Higher court halts marijuana return

The Colorado Court of Appeals has halted a court order requiring the return of seized medical marijuana to a local cancer patient. According to attorney Clifton Black, the higher court issued the eleventh hour stay after District Court Judge Timothy Schutz rejected an earlier request during an emergency hearing Friday...

2 years 11 months ago

Sexually Violent Predator moves to the Springs

A man labeled as a "Sexually Violent Predator" has moved to the Springs into the 3000 block of east Platte Avenue. The Colorado Springs Police Department made the notification today of 54-year-old Jimmie Louis Lillie in accordance with state law. Lillie's criminal history reveals that he was convicted of...

2 years 11 months ago

Search ends as missing man found in CO Springs

Colorado Springs police say they've located the man they've been looking for overnight. He went missing around 11 a.m. in the area of Swale Run. 66-year-old Jose Domingo Baca was found Saturday morning, and police say he is in good condition. Police are still looking into what happened.

2 years 11 months ago

Police identify man killed on S. Academy Blvd.

Police are now identifying the man killed in an early morning accident on South Academy Blvd. as 68-year-old Antonio Camarillo Gallegos; a Colorado Springs resident. Gallegos was found lying at the intersection of Academy Blvd. and Chelton Road around 6:15 Tuesday morning. Police say a passerby called them about...

3 years 2 months ago

3 arrests made in copper wire thefts

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...

3 years 2 months ago

Bowie Jewelers robbery suspects in custody

Colorado Springs police have taken three robbery suspects into custody following a morning robbery at Bowie Jewelers in the 2200 block of Pikes Peak Avenue. Two suspects entered the store, took gold and silver jewelry, assaulted the clerk and escaped in a vehicle driven by a third suspect. ...

3 years 3 months ago

Starting the month with a Brrrr

December is off to a snowy, blustery start as a winter snow storm continues to ice over roads, cause accidents and even cancel school. Lewis Palmer School District 38 in Mounment had been on a 2 hour delayed start this morning, when at around 9:45 a.m. administrators decided to cancel...

3 years 4 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...

3 years 4 months ago

Mayor calls for end to DUI checkpoints

Sobriety checkpoints may soon be a thing of the past in Colorado Springs. As part of his budget for next year, Mayor Steve Bach recommended the police department no longer use the checkpoints because they are inefficient at catching drunk drivers. The mayor says he came to the decision...

3 years 5 months ago

Traffic stop leads to big cocaine bust

A routine traffic stop in Colorado Springs turned into a major cocaine bust. Springs police stopped a Honda mini-van on I-25 near the North Academy exit Saturday. They became suspicious and searched the vehicle and found just over two and a half pounds of the drug. Luis Perez, 57,...

3 years 6 months ago

For heroism and courage

It's a moment of appreciation for the men and women who put themselves in danger to protect us. The Colorado Springs Police Department held its 26th Annual Medal of Valor Luncheon on Wednesday. The award recognized officers who display courage and heroism in the line of duty. Phillip Mawaka...

3 years 6 months ago

Medal of Valor luncheon underway

The 26th Annual Colorado Springs Police Department Medal of Valor Luncheon is underway at the Broadmoor International Center in Colorado Springs. Seven CSPD officers are being honored for their heroism and courage displayed during the past year. Officer Troy Puga is being awarded the Medal of Valor. ...

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