As the weather improves, generally the crime rate rises right along with temperatures. Recently, police have gotten multiple reports of people posing as security guards, Comcast workers, and even plumbers, all so these potential criminals can case homes they may later burglarize.
That was Chris Weed's concern last Thursday when... more »
DENVER (AP) - Federal authorities say they have made 78 arrests in Colorado as part of a national crackdown on criminal aliens that the federal government says threatened public and national security.
There were 29 arrests in Denver, 13 in Aurora, seven in Commerce City and 29 others across... more »
DENVER (AP) - The criminal trial over the deaths of five workers at a Colorado hydroelectric plant could be entering its final week.
Proceedings are set to resume in federal court on Monday in Denver, with lawyers for Minneapolis-based Xcel Energy and a subsidiary presenting their case.
The... more »
CENTER, Colo. (AP) - The police chief and a police officer in the southern Colorado town of Center face criminal charges of misconduct and harassment. Center Police Chief LeRoy Torres and Officer Carlos Dean Heredia face charges related to alleged witness intimidation and other misconduct.
Alamosa Police Lt. Duane... more »
A Denver homeless man accused of kidnapping hikers near Nederland has been found incompetent to stand trial.
A judge announced Thursday that Joseph Scott Carter, 43, was found incompetent by staff at the Colorado Mental Health Institute in Pueblo. Carter will stay at the hospital pending another review in... more »
Actor Charlie Sheen and prosecutors have reached an agreement over domestic violence allegations involving Sheen's wife. Sheen is scheduled to be in court Monday for a disposition hearing. Chief Deputy District Attorney Arnold Mordkin Tuesday confirmed there's an agreement but declined to discuss details. Sheen has pleaded not guilty to... more »
As Colorado Springs Police investigate Sunday's fatal shooting the fear for many is crime rates will go up as city street lights go down. Add that to massive police budget cuts, and it seems that just may be the case. "Unfortunately we've found ourselves in a position where we responding... more »
On Saturday evening at 11:40 p.m.in Colorado Springs, the Gold Hill Division officers responded to a house in the 1500 block of East Caramillo Street concerning a reported domestic disturbance.
An adult female at the house reported that her ex-boyfriend, Jeremy Simmons, kicked in the back door and had... more »
Willy Wonka would be horrified. Children who eat too much candy may be more likely to be arrested for violent behavior as adults, new research suggests.
British experts studied more than 17,000 children born in 1970 for about four decades. Of the children who ate candies or chocolates daily... more »
Three detectives are hitting the streets of Colorado Springs to clean up our neighborhoods. It's all part of a day in the life of CSPD's Special Enforcement Unit. "We basically look for activity in our three target areas and any open air complaints that we receive." explains Det. Olav Cheney,... more »